In a world where mutants (evolved super-powered humans) exist and are discriminated against, two groups form for an inevitable clash: the supremacist Brotherhood, and the pacifist X-Men.

Director:

Bryan Singer

Writers:

Tom DeSanto (story), Bryan Singer (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hugh Jackman ... Logan / Wolverine
Patrick Stewart ... Professor Charles Xavier
Ian McKellen ... Eric Lensherr / Magneto
Famke Janssen ... Jean Grey
James Marsden ... Scott Summers / Cyclops
Halle Berry ... Ororo Munroe / Storm
Anna Paquin ... Rogue
Tyler Mane ... Sabretooth
Ray Park ... Toad
Rebecca Romijn ... Mystique (as Rebecca Romijn-Stamos)
Bruce Davison ... Senator Kelly
Matthew Sharp ... Henry Gyrich
Brett Morris ... Young Magneto
Rhona Shekter ... Magneto's Mother
Kenneth McGregor Kenneth McGregor ... Magneto's Father
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Storyline

In a world where both Mutants and Humans fear each other, Marie, better known as Rogue, runs away from home and hitches a ride with another mutant, known as Logan, a.k.a. Wolverine. Professor Charles Xavier, who owns a school for young mutants, sends Storm and Cyclops to bring them back before it is too late. Magneto, who believes a war is approaching, has an evil plan in mind, and needs young Rogue to help him. Written by Film_Fan

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The time is coming when all that we are afraid of will be all that can save us. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Ray Park's first speaking role without another actor dubbing his voice. See more »

Goofs

At the train station when Magneto fires the gun and is using his magnetic powers to slow the bullets forward momentum from striking the officer in the head, this would not be possible because a bullet is made of lead & lead is not magnetic. See more »

Quotes

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Prof. Charles Francis Xavier: [narration] Mutation: it is the key to our evolution. It has enabled us to evolve from a single-celled organism into the dominant species on the planet. This process is slow, and normally taking thousands and thousands of years. But every few hundred millennia, evolution leaps forward.
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Crazy Credits

The X-Films' title sequences features a weapon used by the villain of each film, backed by the X-Men's Cerebro device.

In this film it is a sequence of genes and chromosomes, reflecting Magneto's mutant revolution and his mutation machine. See more »

Alternate Versions

For the airing on cable network FX, Wolverine's response "You're a dick" is replaced with "You're a dork." See more »

Connections

References The Third Man (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

GARB OF OLD GAUL
Traditional
Performed by the Governor General's Horse Guards Band
Under the direction of Captain Frank J. Merlo, CD
Courtesy of the Governor General's Horse Guards Foundation
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18 June 2019 | by KeremUlucaySee all my reviews

X-Men is first superhero team movie in history. Also it is Marvel's first movie with a high budget. Movie is amazing about storytelling, especially in first one hour. I really liked the world they created. But then it becomes a bit meaningless and complicated. CGI's are good for 2000. Actors and actresses are awesome with their roles, every one of them. This film have some surprising scenes, especially with Mistique. Bryan Singer made a good job at all.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

X-Men 1.5 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$54,471,475, 16 July 2000

Gross USA:

$157,299,718

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$296,339,528
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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