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The Marvel Comics characters, who were born with genetic mutations that give them superpowers, get their shot at the big screen. Wheelchair-bound telepath Charles Xavier (Stewart), AKA Professor X, runs a school to help others learn to use their mutant powers. The good guys, who seeks to work with humans, fight against the Magneto (McKellen)-led Brotherhood, who feel mankind is expendable. The story is simple enough for newbies to follow and takes itself seriously (no camp allowed) but doesn't have a lot of surprises and, except for Wolverine (Jackman), the characters aren't very involving. The setup calls for a sequel, which may flesh things out.

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Available on Running time 104 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Super Heroes, Adapted from Comics, Physical Problems, New York, New York, Teen Angst, Top Grossing Films of 2000
Screenplay
David Hayter
Cast
Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, Hugh Jackman, James Marsden, Halle Berry, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Ray Park, Tyler Mane, Anna Paquin, Bruce Davison, Shawn Ashmore
Cinematography
Newton Thomas (Tom) Sigel
Director
Bryan Singer
Music
Michael Kamen
Producer
Ralph Winter, Richard Donner, Stan Lee, Avi Arad, Marvel Comics Group, 20th Century-Fox

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Nicholle

This movie is about mutants and humans. As of right now, mutants fear being exposed because of what the humans might do to them. Logan is the main character. He’s also known as Wolverine and can’t remember his past for some reason. He meets Rogue, who’s a runaway. They are both mutants and are rescued from an accident by Storm and Cyclops and are taken back to a school for mutants. Logan and Rogue are on a quest to figure out who they are. Meanwhile, Charles Xavier form a team called the X-Men just in time to defeat the evil Magneto.