X-Men Origins: Wolverine Synopsis
The story of Wolverine's epically violent and romantic past and the ominous Weapon X program.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
There's no shortage of "wow" moments, but the strong liberal political subtext of the trilogy has largely disappeared.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Although it's a quintessential popcorn movie, Wolverine is not mindless. Hood and Jackman bring depth to a comic-book tale of anti-heroes...
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67

Film.com

By Laremy Legel
You won’t be upset you saw it, you’ll have some fun, you’ll see Wolvie beat the living hell out of a helicopter. These are good things, and...
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63

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Jackman's charisma breathes the fire into Wolverine, not the rather pedestrian script or the by-the-numbers action.
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
A perfectly adequate superhero comic-book movie, all explosions, chases, gunfights, sword fights and blood feuds. There’s even a little...
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63

New York Observer

By Sara Vilkomerson
There is no way I would call this a good movie. But! I was indeed entertained the whole way through, and there were enough genuinely...
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Although the action scenes are competently executed, there's nothing here to raise the pulse.
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60

Total Film

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Origins is an accomplished slice of comic-book entertainment, full of fights and action set-pieces impressive for a director touching big...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The effect-laden showdowns feel more dutiful than daring, and the rare moments of fun are parceled out frugally, like precious nuggets of...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's all a jumble and, worse, a damned impersonal one.
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WOLVERINE - all claws, hype and very little bite. GRADE: C

By MOVIES REVIEWER
4/30 Thurs - I just attended the advance press preview of this 107minute action-flick on Wolverine's origin - starring Hugh Jackman - although you'll feel little/no empathy for Wolverine's...

The Good, The Bad, and The Wolverine

By Kyle_Adkins
The Good: At the beginning of the movie, Deadpool was played perfectly. Smart ***, Bad *** character, slicing and dicing his way through 20+ men. All of the comments just spiced up and brung him to...

Wolverine: The Beginning

By Daydream
Jackman never disappoints as the aggressive and side-burned Wolverine. X-Men Origins provides the history of how Logan became Wolverine. He keeps running from his past and from the animal inside him,...

cooollll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By Enolc 117
this is a must go for sure...

FALSE ADVERTISING

By yingyangunity
well i must say that i was highly disappointed that while X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE is still under way i took a long shot and purchased tickets which in the long run turn out to be false advertising...

This movie isn't even worth seeing on DVD!

By collinst
My friends and I should have known how bad this movie was when we arrived at a packed 14 screen theater just to discover that no one was going to see it. The girl who sold us the tickets told us that...

Once again, screwing over the comic fans.

By Super_Dorkster
I don't expect a movie adaptation to stay 100% faithful to the source material. What works with comics doesn't always work in movies. So I was watching the movie expecting yellow spandex and a short...

good addition to franchise

By ebecktaz
I sam the movie last night at the world premier. It was pretty good, world better then the disgrace X3 was. as the movie is not out yet, i wont give anything away but overall it was a good movie with...

GO SEE IT!!!!

By ericmader123
OK first off I gotta say this movie was just as I expected-AWESOME! Hugh Jackman did an excellent job, but suprisingly I thought Liev Schreiber did a fantastic job playing the foe, and I honestly...

Origins

By richie-chaos
This movie could have been great if they followed the original story line. Overall a great movie worth the ten dollars and I recommend it to anyone that want's to enjoy a good movie....

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For violence, intense sequences of action and some partial nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ More brutal action than in earlier X-Men films.
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