• X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Release Date: May 1st, 2009

DVD Release Date: September 15th, 2009

PG-13 |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Seeking solace from his dark past, Logan (Hugh Jackman), better known as Wolverine, seems to have found love and contentment with Kayla Silverfox (Lynn Collins). Logan's peaceful existence is shattered when Victor Creed (Liev Schreiber), his vicious brother, brutally murders Kayla. Logan's thirst for revenge propels him into the Weapon X program, where he undergoes a painful procedure to bond his bones with adamantium, making him virtually indestructible and more than a match for Victor.

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, will.i.am , Lynn Collins, Kevin Durand, Dominic Monaghan, Taylor Kitsch, Daniel Henney

Director: Gavin Hood

Genres: Fantasy , Science fiction , Action , Adventure

Production Co: Donners' Company, Seed

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Pursuit , Murder , Girlfriend , Suspenseful ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Joe MorgensternWall 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

  • 49
    Bob MondelloNPR

    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

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia 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

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