X2: X-Men United Synopsis
Mutants must fend for themselves after a right-wing militarist invades their school.
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Premiere

By Glenn Kenny
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...
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88

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
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.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
X2 sparkles with a lightness of spirit that was missing from ''X-Men.''
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
As it is, most of X2's action is restricted to the Northeast Corridor, with a climactic face-off in the western Rockies, where, in typical...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A summer firecracker. It's also a tribute to outcasts -- teens, gays, minorities, even Dixie Chicks. It's not without thought or feeling,...
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's scenic, confidently directed and performed, dutiful, faithful, revelatory, informative, and largely involving. Rarely, however, is it...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A substantial improvement over "X-Men," in many ways, especially in visual and specialeffects departments.
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
The longer the movie goes, the more its 133 minutes prove wearing. The story tries to develop a love angle between Jackman and Janssen, but...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
All the same, X2 and recent action adventures like it constitute a mutation in their own right: fast-paced, slow-witted movies in which the...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The movie is overplotted, a soulless maze of special effects and relentless action.
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Bloody Awsome

By caryrocks2000
It was a good show mate, and the fight scenes were bloody amazing....

X-Men 2

By cjbdog
This movie is so good that you have to see it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The fight scenes were really cool!!!...

Evolution

By adeoro93
This is one of those few rare cases where the sequel surpasses the original. Great movie....

Logan/Scotty's girl totally could've lived but oh well..

By DrewGuru
Every great character has their chance to shine in this X-Men flick, and that's what makes this the best one to date....

Really Good

By jdcook913
My favorite one of the original xmen trilogy!...

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THE best X-Men movie.

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Must see for Marvel Fans...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sci-Fi Action, Brief Language, Sci-Fi Violence and Some Sexuality
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 11 & under Bigger and badder than No. 1, but still a blast.
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