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The Wolverine (2013)

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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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Storyline

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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When he's most vulnerable, he's most dangerous. See more »


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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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26 July 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Wolverine 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$120,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$132,550,960 (USA) (29 November 2013)
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Trivia

According to James Mangold, this film is influenced by the Japanese samurai films 13 Assassins (2010) and Hiroshi Inagaki's Musashi Miyamoto Samurai trilogy; the Westerns Shane (1953) and The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976); the crime films The French Connection (1971) and Chinatown (1974); and the dramas Black Narcissus (1947), Floating Weeds (1959), Chungking Express (1994) and Happy Together (1997). See more »

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When Wolverine and Yukio came to Noburo place, in the car Yukio cries and her eyes are wet. In the second after that, her eyes are dry. See more »

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[first lines]
[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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This is the first X-Film to not have the title in the opening; it appears at the end of the film. See more »

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Performed by Sideburn
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The Wolverine's Mid Life Crisis.
20 November 2013 | by (Oman) – See all my reviews

I'm not a big fan of the x-men franchise but this movie had be thinking I'm gonna like it and I did, for the first half that is. The movie takes off pretty well, attains cruising altitude and then suddenly drops like dead weight. They had everything going well for this movie until Wolverine decides to let his balls do the thinking for him. Half way through the movie they must've remembered that sex sells and so do unnecessary explosions and stunts. From what I understood, old man had alzhimers, cute babe had obsessive compulsive disorder, the cute doctor had PMS and wolverine had a mid life crisis. By the time I got to the end I was only waiting for it to be over.


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