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When Wolverine is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons.

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In modern day Japan, Wolverine is out of his depth in an unknown world as he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Wolverine 2  »

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$120,000,000 (estimated)

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$53,113,752 (USA) (26 July 2013)

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$132,550,960 (USA) (29 November 2013)
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The first X-Men film, and in fact the first Fox/Marvel film, to be released in 3D and IMAX. See more »

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During dinner, Mariko removes upright chopsticks from Logan's bowl and places them on the table while explaining it is considered bad luck in Japanese culture. Their conversation continues for a few minutes. Near the end of the scene, the chopsticks are again standing upright again in the bowl and she once more removes them and places on the table. See more »

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[an air raid begins on Nagasaki. At a prison camp, a young lieutenant sets all the prisoners free]
Young Yashida: You! Go! Go!
Logan: [in a pit] That was a B-29, bub. There's no outrunning what's coming. You're better off down here. I'd hurry if I were you.
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Mutant Alone
15 December 2013 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

James Mangold directed this sixth "X-Men" entry, though the second to focus primarily on Wolverine(Hugh Jackman) which is set after the events of 'The Last Stand', as Wolverine, now living a nomadic existence in the wilderness, is located by a Japanese woman who tells him that a (now) wealthy Japanese man whose life he had saved in WWII(when the two atom bombs were dropped) is now dying, and wants to repay his life debt by offering him a chance to relinquish his immortality by transferring it to him through a new process. Wolverine respectfully refuses, but events spiral out-of-control as someone wants the man's daughter and heir dead, and also wants Wolverine's healing power, which threatens his indestructibility... Hugh Jackman is more than capable of carrying this interesting picture alone with nice Japan locations and story, which will push him in a new direction, and(if you stay through the end credits) into his next "X-Men" adventure.


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