X-Men (2000) Synopsis
A team of superheroes (Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart) fights a potential tyrant (Ian McKellen).
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Mr. Showbiz

By Cody Clark
The best kind of summer blockbuster -- the kind that makes you immediately crave a sequel.
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88

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
Balances brains, brawn and heart in ideal proportions. The actors - some first-rate, all enjoyable - never get overshadowed by the special...
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75

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
Spectacular special effects and sets.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
This feast of fantasy is worth it.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Doesn't match up against the new millennium martial artistry of "The Matrix," nor do the special effects - but he knows how to establish...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A solid action story with inventive battles (one on the Statue of Liberty) and satisfyingly gooey special effects.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
The most enjoyable piece of pop fantasy of the summer; sleek, elegant, exciting and wildly, outrageously imaginative.
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Recedes to a string of mere action exploits. These are proficiently executed but, for all their visual authority, not much more than...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
When the film version isn't assaulting you with gizmos, it's an awkward, depersonalized piece of hackwork.
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50

USA Today

By Andy Seiler
Missing are well-choreographed action scenes, likable characters and involving plot twists.
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Evolution

By adeoro93
X-men is a movie that made me grow a fondness for the franchise. I was young when I watched it and I was surprised that I sat all the way through given that movies at the age I first watched it never...

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Rated PG-13 | For Violence
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 11+ Comic-book adaptation has brains, brawn, and style.
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