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X-Men: First Class

PG-13| 2 hr. 10 min.

Plot Summary
In the early 1960s, during the height of the Cold War, a mutant named Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) meets a fellow mutant named Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender). Despite their vastly different backgrounds -- Charles grew up with a wealthy family, while Erik lost his parents at Auschwitz -- the two become close friends. As the world teeters on the brink of a nuclear war, Charles and Erik with other mutants join forces to save humanity. However, a situation soon tears the friends apart.

Cast: James McAvoy , Michael Fassbender , Rose Byrne , Jennifer Lawrence , January Jones , Nicholas Hoult , Oliver Platt , Jason Flemyng

Director: Matthew Vaughn

Genres: Science fiction, Action, Fantasy, Adventure

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

X-Men: First Class (2011)

Release Date: June 3rd, 2011|2 hr. 10 min.

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  • October 23, 2011 colehewett
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    Good movie really gets the genesis for the story in a good sense and vary impressed with the main character\'s acting. btw best cameo ever with wolverine!

  • September 10, 2011 Kira
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    X-Men: First Class was amazing. I don\'t care what anyone said. James McAoy and Michael F. were just wonderful. I really wish they would have a second part to this. It would rack in so many viewers if you ask me. :D It was epically perfect!!

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'X-Men: First Class' Sequel: Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender And More Reportedly Sign For Second Film

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Christopher Rosen on January 31, 2012

What has been rumored since before "X-Men: First Class" even opened in theaters appears to be near fact: Matthew Vaughn will return to direct a sequel to the X-Men origin story, with stars like Michae...

Hugh Jackman on How His 'X-Men: First Class' Cameo Almost Didn't Happen

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Mike Ryan on September 26, 2011

One of the most pleasant surprises from this past summer was Hugh Jackman's extremely short, but very memorable cameo as Wolverine in Matthew Vaughn's 'X-Men: First Class.' For those who haven't ...

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Harley W. Lond on September 8, 2011

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Harley W. Lond on September 6, 2011

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