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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1 May 2009 (USA)
A look at Wolverine's early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years.

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Two mutant brothers, Logan and Victor, born 200 years ago, suffer childhood trauma and have only each other to depend on. Basically, they're fighters and killers, living from war to war through U.S. history. In modern times, a U.S. colonel, Stryker, recruits them and other mutants as commandos. Logan quits and becomes a logger, falling in love with a local teacher. When Logan refuses to rejoin Stryker's crew, the colonel sends the murderous Victor. Logan now wants revenge. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, and some partial nudity | See all certifications »

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1 May 2009 (USA)  »

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$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£6,658,979 (UK) (3 May 2009)

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$179,883,157 (USA) (1 October 2009)
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Trivia

Features two actors from the Australian television show McLeod's Daughters (2001). Aaron Jeffery (Alex Ryan) plays Thomas Logan at the beginning of the film, and Myles Pollard (Nick Ryan) plays Phelan, one of the lumberjacks, with whom Logan works. The two play brothers on McLeod's Daughters (2001). See more »

Goofs

(at around 44 mins) After Logan breaks out of the adamantium injection chamber and escapes the facility, there's a close up of him looking out into the wilderness. His hair is nicely shaped and dry even though he just came out of a chamber that was filled with water. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Young Victor Creed: You're always sick.
Young James Logan: You were sick when you were my age.
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Crazy Credits

This is the first X-Film to have an opening credits sequence: Logan and Creed fight together through a montage of wars: the American Civil War, WWI, WWII, and the Vietnam War. See more »

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Referenced in Someone Has to Review It!: X-Men Days of Future Past (2014) See more »

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Written by Herman Beeftink
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Much better than the reviews, actions packed FUN
4 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Forget the reviews that focus on dialogue (it's a comic book character, of course it's clichéd) or other types of thing you may look for in movies like a Room With A View. In this movie you want to see cool action, cool use of superpowers, great fights with CGI that is not obvious and some tension about what happens next. This movie has it all. Academy awards? No. Amazing plot? No, but enough to keep it very interesting, with answers like where Adamantium comes from, Sabretooth and Wolverine relationship, introduction of Deadpool, early view of Cyclops, and much more that keeps the movie going along just fine. This is a solid action film, better than most.


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