When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier, and the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto.
Bruce Banner, a scientist on the run from the U.S. Government must find a cure for the monster he emerges whenever he loses his temper. However, Banner then must fight a soldier whom unleashes himself as a threat stronger than he.
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
It has been several months since The X-Men stopped William Stryker, but that victory came at a price: they have lost Jean Grey when she tried to save them from the collapsed reservoir. Scott Summers (Cyclops) is still grieving about her loss. One day, he comes out to the place where Jean Grey sacrificed herself. Jean Grey appears right in front of him. Meanwhile, the rift between humans and mutants has finally reached the boiling point. Humans have discovered what causes humans to mutate and have found a cure for the mutation. The X-Men are appalled at this idea. When news about the cure comes to Magneto, he decides to organize an army of mutants and wage his war against the humans. When Jean Grey evolves into the Phoenix, her new mutant powers are so strong that she can not control her own body. Then, she kills off Professor X with her new powers. Now, The X-Men must stop Magneto again and put an end to the war against the humans, as well as stop Jean Grey's Phoenix powers. Written by
Time of day during the final battle sequence. The first pan over the bridge from southeast looking north, is clearly midday as the shadow of the bridge is almost directly underneath it. When Magneto first walks onto the Golden Gate bridge it is close to sunset, and the shadowing is very inconsistent, sometimes sharp from direct sunlight, sometimes not. By the time they move the bridge and drops it onto the island, and lowers himself to the bridge, and all the mutants move forward, it is suddenly dark. In the DVD commentary, everyone acknowledges it, but says "Hopefully you're into the movie enough..." The whole battle is then shown as taking place in the dark. See more »
I still don't know why *I'm* here. Couldn't you just make them say yes?
Prof. Charles Xavier:
Yes, I could, but it's not my way. And I would expect you, of all people would understand my feelings about the misuse of power.
Ah, "power corrupts" and all that. Yes, I know, Charles. When are you going to stop lecturing me?
Prof. Charles Xavier:
When you start listening. And you're here because I need you.
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The film title appears within a sample of mutant blood. See more »
I went to see x-men 3 with high hopes. X2 was better than the first movie, and it ended with a huge bird looking figure in the lake where Jean Grey was last seen.
After the movie ended i left the theater unsatisfied. No huge phoenix, no fire in Jean Grey's eyes, like she had when she was battling scott. More than that, she was the only level 5 mutant (when did they start giving powerlevels to mutant powers anyway) with a wicked mind, but was only displayed as a weapon for magneto to take down the human opposition. She should've been more than that.
Another thing that bothered me was the introduction of Beast, Hank mcCoy. I remember a scene from one of the first movies where you could see a TV show on which Hank could be seen before he was mutated, arguing on behalf of the mutants. In this movie we see him fighting along side wolverine pretending to never have met, yet claiming he had been with the x-men before.
Finally Juggernaut was pictured as a normal random mutant, without any relations towards Xavier, or hate against him. Couldn't they have used some other mutant with less potential story line for this part? He didn't add anything to the movie.
The movie did have his good points. I loved the way Archangel rescued his father, from falling to his death, catching him in full flight after his father wanted him to be the first to be cured.
The Golden Gate scene was awesome. Some might claim it was too much, and totally unbelievable, even for a comicflick. But hearing about how much trouble they went to shooting that scene with a 2500 foot model, i could do nothing else but smile.
I must say i loved the easter egg after the end credits. It made me believe there will be a 4th movie. Let's hope that one will be better than this one.
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