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X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 26 May 2006 (USA)
An all-out war looms when the discovery of a cure for mutations draws a line between the followers of Charles Xavier and those of Magneto.

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Storyline

When a cure is created, which apparently can turn any mutant into a normal human being, there is outrage amongst the mutant community. Whilst some mutants do like the idea of a cure, including Rogue, many mutants find that there shouldn't be a cure. Magneto, who still believes a war is coming, recruits a large team of mutants to take down Warren Worthington II and his cure. Might seem easy for the X-Men to stop, but Magneto has a big advantage, which Wolverine doesn't have. Jean Grey has returned, and joined with Magneto. The Phoenix has woken within her, which has the ability to destroy anything in her way, even if that 'anything' is a X-Men. Written by rsanchez

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Po Czyjej Stronie Bedziesz? (Whose Side Will You Stand On?) [Poland] See more »


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence, some sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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X III: The Last Stand  »

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$210,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£7,091,820 (United Kingdom), 26 May 2006, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$122,861,157, 28 May 2006

Gross USA:

$234,362,462

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$459,359,555
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Trivia

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Goofs

(at around 36 mins) When Mystique is hit with "The Cure" and normalizes, her hair is black. in X2, in her normal form, she is a blonde. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Eric Lensherr: 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.
Eric Lensherr: 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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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: A scene appears after the closing credits: Dr MacTaggart checks up on her comatose patient, and discovers Professor Xavier transferred his mind into the patient's body. See more »

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A great movie
27 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

Okay. Before I saw this movie, I had read numerous reviews on it. Some said that it was bad. Some said said that it was good. I had to make my own assumption. After seeing it, I can honestly say I loved X-Men The Last Stand. Yes the story was kinda simple and the characters weren't as fleshed out as in the other two X-Men movies, but it was great nonetheless. It did have some other downsides to it. The main one I think was that it didn't follow the comic book closely. But don't be nitpicking the entire movie otherwise you're not going to have a fun time. Just go there and watch the movie. It also left way for maybe a sequel or two (I'm not going to spoil anything. Just watch after the credits). It was a fitting end to this X-men trilogy.


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