Director: Bryan Singer
Screenwriter: David Hayter
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Ray Parker, Rebecca Romijn / Bruce Davidson
Genre: Science Fiction / Action
Region: USA / Canada
Released: 2000-07-14 (USA)
Length: 104 minutes
Also known as: Mutant Special Attack (Hong Kong)
Rating: IMDB 7.3 / Rotten Tomatoes 82%
A group of mutants with special abilities formed a team to maintain the world – the X-Men squad. Members include mischievous, capable of absorbing each other’s abilities, Cyclops (James Marsden), whose eyes can emit deadly rays, Storm (Halle Berry), who can control the climate at will, Qin Gray (Famke Janssen), who has the ability to fetch objects and telepathy… Soon, Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) also appeared. But Wolverine has a bad temper and is alone. Going alone, the X-Men team tried their best to win him over to join the team, but the lonely Wolverine didn’t agree for a while. At the same time, Magneto, who can control all metals, was also trying his best to win over Wolverine. Not only do they have to deal with Magneto, but they also have to be careful of Wolverine, who is both good and evil. Can they win the final victory?
“X-Men” is a 2000 superhero film directed by Bryan Singer and based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, and Famke Janssen, among others.
The story follows a group of mutants, led by Professor Charles Xavier (Stewart) and Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto (McKellen), who are fighting to protect the world from a government conspiracy aimed at eradicating all mutants. The film also introduces the character of Wolverine (Jackman), a mutant with regenerative powers and metal claws.
“X-Men” was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $296 million worldwide and receiving praise for its cast, direction, and visual effects. The film launched a successful film franchise that has continued for over two decades, with numerous sequels, prequels, and spin-offs. It is considered a landmark film in the superhero genre and one of the most influential comic book adaptations of all time.