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X-Men (2000 film)

132 Ratings: 3.2
Director Bryan Singer's 2000 film based on the popular comic book team of mutant superheroes.

In a time when race and religion don't separate people, but extra powers and mutated characteristics do, two longtime friends, Professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart) and Magneto (Ian McKellen) part ways, only to become rivals over the issue … see full wiki

Director: Bryan Singer
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Release Date: July 14, 2000
MPAA Rating: PG-13
7 reviews about X-Men (2000 film)
review by . May 02, 2011
This film came out one year before Spiderman did, and my god, it put Marvel movies on the map. I have read some X-Men comics, but before seeing these films, I had little knowledge of the premise of X-Men. Before I watched the Lord of the Rings films, this was my favourite film series and this was also the best superhero film until its sequel came out. X-Men has everything that makes a superhero film great. The film has a wonderful cast, a well-paced story, fantastic (for their time, now they may …
review by . August 03, 2010
Where do we go from here, chaos or community?
Some people see the X Men as a lower rent version of the Fantastic Four, where many characters are just churned out for their one identifiable super power such as shooting lasers, flying and being furry.  Some see that where the Fantastic Four are mutated humans who save peoples lives and are something of celebrities whereas the X Men shows us the same universe with mutants as a feared and loathed minority in society where there are good mutants and there are, well evil mutants.    …
Quick Tip by . August 05, 2010
Great way to start off a film series, not to mention the super hero comic genre of movies for a new time, helping to erase the disasters that came before. Good fun.
review by . May 17, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
I was never a fan of the X-Men comic books, but X-Men is probably the best action hero/comic book movie out there. Unlike many other such movies, such as Fantastic Four [Blu-ray], which are simply an excuse to have a bunch of action scenes and special effects, X-Men actually has a well-developed plot, good acting, as well as impressive special effects. Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellan as the two main mutants make the movie, are fantastic add emotional depth, but X-Men also includes a strong supporting …
review by . May 17, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
I was never a fan of the X-Men comic books, but X-Men is probably the best action hero/comic book movie out there. Unlike many other such movies, such as Fantastic Four [Blu-ray], which are simply an excuse to have a bunch of action scenes and special effects, X-Men actually has a well-developed plot, good acting, as well as impressive special effects. Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellan as the two main mutants make the movie, are fantastic add emotional depth, but X-Men also includes a strong supporting …
review by . November 30, 2000
Pros: neat costumes; Patrick Stewart     Cons: not very impressive stunts; could have been MUCH better     While in Washington DC the weekend of Thanksgiving, an ex-boyfriend of mine (Shan) decided that we should watch X-Men. Since I was relatively a fan of the cartoon, I agreed. He talked about what a great movie it was, and I was a bit dubious. Dionne25 had told me that she enjoyed the movie when she saw it, so I was ready to give it a go. Besides, I didn't …
review by . November 30, 2000
Pros: neat costumes; Patrick Stewart     Cons: not very impressive stunts; could have been MUCH better     While in Washington DC the weekend of Thanksgiving, an ex-boyfriend of mine (Shan) decided that we should watch X-Men. Since I was relatively a fan of the cartoon, I agreed. He talked about what a great movie it was, and I was a bit dubious. Dionne25 had told me that she enjoyed the movie when she saw it, so I was ready to give it a go. Besides, I didn't …
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