X-Men Poster

Release Date: July 14th, 2000

DVD Release Date: November 21st, 2000

PG-13|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
They are children of the atom, homo superior, the next link in the chain of evolution. Each was born with a unique genetic mutation, which at puberty manifested itself in extraordinary powers. In a world filled with hate and prejudice, they are feared by those who cannot accept their differences. Led by Xavier the X-Men fight to protect a world that fears them. They are locked in a battle with former colleague and friend, Magneto who believes humans and mutants should never co-exist.

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Tyler Mane

Director: Bryan Singer

Genres: Science fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Action

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox, Genetics Productions, Marvel Films, Marvel Enterprises, Springwood Productions, Bad Hat Harry, Donner/Schuler-Donner

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The best kind of summer blockbuster -- the kind that makes you immediately crave a sequel. show more

  • Balances brains, brawn and heart in ideal proportions. The actors - some first-rate, all enjoyable - never get overshadowed by the special effects, which dazzle us without gory excess. show more

  • Doesn't match up against the new millennium martial artistry of "The Matrix," nor do the special effects - but he knows how to establish characters and relationships. show more

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