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Based on 39 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 85 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's all a jumble and, worse, a damned impersonal one. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Credit the director for one thing. He could have stretched it to three hours, but he gets in and out of this mess in less than two. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Although it's a quintessential popcorn movie, Wolverine is not mindless. Hood and Jackman bring depth to a comic-book tale of anti-heroes with anger issues. show more

  • 20
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The movie drills itself into our skulls, which are all too vulnerable to such an assault, though I must say my brain glazed over and my heart turned adamantine while the stupidities of this action thriller played themselves out. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    There's little of the seen-it-all, wise-guy acerbity that made his character in the X-Men trilogy stand apart from his fellow mutants. Here, he just glowers. show more

  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    "Wolverine" is silly and typical, not in spite of but because it bonds an undeveloped family feud onto the main character's renegade story. show more

  • 49
    Bob Mondello NPR

    The most terrifying thing about the movie, really, is that plural: Originsssss. So many mutants, so much time. Thank God we can leave that for another summer. show more

  • 67
    Laremy Legel

    You won’t be upset you saw it, you’ll have some fun, you’ll see Wolvie beat the living hell out of a helicopter. These are good things, and it’s why studios are provided huge budgets to play with in the first place. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    There's no shortage of "wow" moments, but the strong liberal political subtext of the trilogy has largely disappeared. show more

  • 63
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Jackman's charisma breathes the fire into Wolverine, not the rather pedestrian script or the by-the-numbers action. show more

  • October 04, 2011 Mark Larrabee
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    I\'m not a big action/Sci-Fi person, but I did enjoy this movie. I could be that it was a flash back to my comic book childhood. Only that this related to both my adult person & my flashback childhood, in a way that I could relate to it as here & now! Well worth both the movie ticket & the price of the DVD!

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  • June 24, 2010 Tomjr93
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    this was an awesome movie. it was a huge improvement over xmen 3. it was action packed and the plot was good too. 5/5 stars

  • June 03, 2010 CassS62
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    Loved this was action packed from start to finish

  • February 15, 2010 maxicarras8
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    i love this movie but i just wish that they made xmen origins for the whole xmen heros like beast or cyclops hope they do

  • September 19, 2009 bigbobsh2o
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    Good movie. Not as good as the other X-Men movies ( story wise) but still worth checking out.

  • September 18, 2009 Cotnam750
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    Loved it. Lots of action and great story line. Best one of the x-men movies

  • August 29, 2009 zspace2
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    I saw this movie in July and I thought it was great. It answered a lot of questions for me as I did not know a lot of the details of Wolverine's start as a mutant. I know I have a lot of reading to catch up on. But I loved this movie and I think it can hold its own as part of the X-Men set of movies.

  • July 26, 2009 ferniedog2u
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    Overall I enjoyed it but it was no knockout. Granted I never read any of the comics before seeing the movie counterparts therefore I have nothing to compare storyboards to. Regardless, the film was entertaining, a bit overdone, and sort of predictable but then again it wasn't. Still better than "The Last Stand" which was a joke.

  • June 26, 2009 csbru153
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    What an awful movie... enough said.


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  • X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

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