• X2 (2003)

X2

Release Date: May 2nd, 2003

PG-13 |2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary

Stryker (Brian Cox), a villianous former Army commander, holds the key to Wolverine's (Hugh Jackman) past and the future of the X-Men. This threat re-ignites the call for a mutant registration act. Stryker starts a full-out assault on Professor Xavier's (Patrick Stewart) mansion and school. After escaping his plastic cell, Magneto (Ian McKellen) proposes a partnership with Xavier and the X-Men to combat this new formidable enemy they both have in common.

Cast: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn, Brian Cox

Director: Bryan Singer

Genres: Science Fiction , Action , Adventure , Fantasy

Production Co: Marvel Films

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Spirited, Growing up, Escape, Rescue, Friend, Gripping, Creative, 2000s, School

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Lawrence ToppmanCharlotte Observer

    A follow-up with as much artistic integrity, complexity, humor and well-designed action as the original. show more

  • 88
    Michael SragowBaltimore Sun

    Captures the feel of a first-rate comic book. It puts the pop back into Pop Art: It blows viewers away with a blast of kinetic energy. show more

  • 88
    Glenn KennyPremiere

    One of the things that makes this movie such a great rush is that while you’re watching it, it seems a good deal more subversive than it really is. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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