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.
Selene, a beautiful vampire warrior, is entrenched in a war between the vampire and werewolf races. Although she is aligned with the vampires, she falls in love with Michael, a werewolf who longs for the war to end.
Dr. Bruce Banner, thanks to a gamma ray experiment gone wrong, transforms into a giant green-skinned hulk whenever his pulse rate gets too high. Meanwhile, a soldier uses the same technology to become an evil version of the original.
Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.
A robotic warrior from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to protect a 20-year old drifter and his future wife from an most advanced robotic assassin and to ensure they both survive a nuclear attack.
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
When Deadpool first accesses Scott Summer's Optic Blast power, the skin around his eyes burns in a diamond pattern. Deadpool's mask in the comics has a diamond pattern of a contrasting color around the eyes. See more »
After the scene where Wolverine breaks out of the adamantium injection chamber and escapes the facility, there's a close up of Logan 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 »
A Very Enjoyable Film! Great Job To Everyone Involved!
I really really enjoyed this film, even more so than any of the X-Men films. The relationship with Victor sets the tone here from start to finish and it's a great way to approach the origin. Gambit and Deadpool are clearly being set up for their own franchise and both actors did a fine job. Ryan Reynolds (in the moments we see him) does a fantastic job as Wade Wilson. His character goes through some changes but he is being set up to become the Deadpool we all know in love in a spin-off. That's all I'm gonna say. These movies cost a ton of money and Fox made a smart movie in my opinion using this film to introduce the general public to these characters.
The only complaints I had is I wish it was a little longer. Normally, I hate over the top scenes but that finale worked even though it featured crazy over the top type action. What makes this franchise is the fact that they can skirt certain believability issues because mutants with super-powers and advanced mutant physiology can bend the rules of nature and push the believability line quite a ways.
This is a solid foundation for the Wolverine franchise to build on. It ties everything in where it can to the X-Men films that have already been made. It doesn't conflict with anything introduced in those 3 films. I know purists are gonna be ticked off at how Deadpool is presented but it's not really Deadpool yet. That's coming...
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