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2 hr. 18 min.

Plot Summary
Lured to a Japan he hasn't seen since World War II, century-old mutant Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) finds himself in a shadowy realm of yakuza and samurai. Wolverine is pushed to his physical and emotional brink when he is forced to go on the run with a powerful industrialist's daughter (Tao Okamoto) and is confronted -- for the first time -- with the prospect of death. As he struggles to rediscover the hero within himself, he must grapple with powerful foes and the ghosts of his own haunted past.

Cast: Hugh Jackman , Hiroyuki Sanada , Famke Janssen , Will Yun Lee , Rila Fukushima , Tao Okamoto , Svetlana Khodchenkova , Haruhiko Yamanouchi

Director: James Mangold

Genres: Science fiction, Action, Fantasy, Adventure

The Wolverine (2013)

Release Date: January 1st, 2013|2 hr. 18 min.

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  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    This pissed-off man of Adamantium claws is stalking new ground (Japan), and his fight with yakuza on top of Tokyo's speeding bullet train is a wowser. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The Wolverine shows that, while originality would be nice, a little novelty and enthusiasm in the presentation of the familiar can be quite enough. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    An intermittently exciting action film anchored by a strong performance by Jackman, who embodies Wolverine like no one else could. show more

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  • X-Men: First Class (2011)

  • X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

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  • Iron Man 2 (2010)

  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

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