X-Men

X-Men

DVD - 2003
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Chronicles the beginnings of professor Xavier's super-powered X-students. The battle focuses on their primary sinister foe, Magneto, who has his mutant minions at his side. A George Wallace-like senator launches a campaign against mutantkind which, of course, only complicates things for our heroes.
Publisher: [United States] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2003]
Edition: Widescreen ed. enhanced viewing mode ed.
Description: 2 videodiscs (315 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Branch Call Number: DVD Xmen

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JihadiConservative
Feb 16, 2017

X-Men is a excellent mutant/superhero film that feel like a bridge between regular MARVEL and Harry Potter. Its extremely enjoyable and although the effects are cheesy as well as the costumes and some of the dialogue, this movie stands with some of the best superhero films made. 8/10

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jun 30, 2016

The first live action X-Men Movie and marvel's first take to bringing the widely known comic series onto the big screen, while an older movie it is still great with its great acting and plot building. While many things won’t make sense unless you’ve read the comics at first, the Movie does explain everything you need to know in a quick yet informative manner. While the movie also tends to follow only one character throughout the majority of the movie, it still allows you to get a full concept of this Marvel World. I would recommend this to anyone who hasn’t already seen it and enjoys action movies, for thats what this is. - @Kuhaica of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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anomaru
Nov 28, 2014

Can’t believe I haven’t watched this movie until now; the characters all tie together perfectly, from the rivalry between Cyclops and Wolverine to Mystique absolutely adoring Magneto. After a near lifetime of Wolverine running and hiding, constantly on the move, it’s not much of a surprise when he takes a liking to the young Rogue, a mutant, much like him, trying to figure out her life. The two find each other suddenly tossed into a whole new world, saving each other over and over again, brought to a school specially designed for mutants, run by Professor Xavier after they were attacked by Sabretooth.
Rogue, with a power unlike any other, is being sought out by Magneto, to power a machine to change human’s views on mutants. Storm, Cyclops, Wolverine, and their group must work together to stop Magneto and keep Rogue safe, but it’s a hard thing to do when you’re being tossed around by Sabretooth and tricked by the alluring Mystique every time you turn around. Not to mention getting caught in the middle of Storm’s storm, overestimating your telepathic abilities, not double-checking your psychic machines, having lasers constantly shooting out of your eyes, trying to take care of a hormonal teenage girl, getting choked, getting stabbed, and getting bound to the wall.
The backstory and general links between Magneto and Prof. Xavier is a bit bland, along with the story of the Wolverine. One minute Prof. Xavier and Magneto are calmly having a discussion together, the next they’re trying to kill each other, and then they’re back to their quiet conversations.

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crazycoolbff
May 08, 2014

Awesome!!!

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guy_
Apr 29, 2014

This is bull****

Kara_becky Apr 07, 2014

Its a good movie but its not made in 2005. Actually its a 2000 movie. The first one in X-Men series.

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kermitx4
Feb 12, 2013

the is worth the time

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jimg2000
Sep 02, 2012

Pilot for the sci-fi series of the same title.

wayne19711012 Jun 11, 2012

ok

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bstudent
Jan 09, 2012

never read comic's, hence first time ever and thought it was exciting, fast moving and held my interest better than expected.

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Kara_becky Apr 10, 2014

Kara_becky thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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bdls206
Apr 05, 2011

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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jabey
Jun 27, 2008

jabey thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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bdls206
Apr 05, 2011

In a world where both Mutants and Humans fear each other, Marie D'Ancanto, better known as Rogue, runs away from home and hitches a ride with another mutant, known as Logan, a.k.a. Wolverine. Charles Xavier, who owns a school for young mutants, sends Storm and Cyclops to bring them back before it is too late. Magneto, who believes a war is approaching, has an evil plan in mind, and needs young Rogue to help him.

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jabey
Jun 27, 2008

Two mutants come to a private academy for mutants whose resident superhero team must oppose a powerful mutant terrorist organization.

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bdls206
Apr 05, 2011

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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jabey
Jun 27, 2008

Violence: Fistfights.

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bdls206
Apr 05, 2011

Wolverine: Magneto's right: there is a war coming. Are you sure you're on the right side?
Storm: At least I've chosen a side.

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bdls206
Apr 05, 2011

Cyclops: [about Wolverine] He's not one of us. There's no way he's going to take orders.
Prof. Charles Francis Xavier: Give him an order worth following. He'll take it.

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