X-Men

Written By: Marie

The X-Men film series is based on comic books by Marvel and is about people with special abilities, known as Mutants. There are a total of seven movies in this superhero movie collection; X-men (2000), X2: X-Men united (2003), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), X-Men: First Class (2011), The Wolverine (2013) and X- Men: Days of Future Past (2014). With the release of the seventh movie it is now the twelfth highest grossing movies and set to release a spin off movie, Deadpool, as well as a sequel to X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) and a third wolverine movie (2017).

Brief Summaries:

  • X-men (2000) – Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
  • X2: X-Men united (2003) – The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the Presidents life, while the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces.
  • X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) – 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.
  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) – A look at Wolverines early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years.
  • X-Men: First Class (2011) – In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War 3.
  • The Wolverine (2013) – When Wolverine is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons.
  • X- Men: Days of Future Past (2014) – The X-Men send wolverine to the past in desperate attempt to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.

An all Star cast with Hugh Jackman as Wolverine/James ‘Logan’ Howlett, Patrick Stewart as Professor X/Charles Xavier, Ian McKellen as Magneto/Erik Lehnsherr, James Marsden as Cyclops/Scott Summers and Halle Berry as Storm/Ororo Munroe. All of these movies are worth a view all though I would warn you that X-Men; Last Stand is the worst in my opinion.