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With Days of Future Past finally here I think today is a good as time as any to take a quick look back of the franchise.

X-Men.
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Released: 2000.
Director: Bryan Singer.
Box office: $296,339,527.
Stared: Hugh Jackman, Sir Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart and Anna Paquin.
Pros: Good adaptation of the source material.
Cons: Other than Magneto, villains lacked character.

X2.
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Released:2003.
Director: Bryan Singer.
Box office:$407,711,549.
Stared: Hugh Jackman, Famke Janssen, Brian Cox.
Pros: Everything good about the first one squared.
Cons: A stupid name.

X-Men:The Last Stand.
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Released:2006.
Director:Brett Ratner.
Box office:$459,359,555.
Stared: Hugh Jackman,Sir Ian McKellen,Famke Janssen and Halle Berry.
Pros: Halle Berry finally gets to do something.
Cons: So does Vinne Jones.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
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Released:2009.
Director:Gavin Hood.
Box office:$373,062,864.
Stared: Hugh Jackman(obviously), Liev Schreiber and Danny Huston.
Pros: Schreiber makes an excellent Sabretooth.
Cons: Too many mutants spoil the broth.

X-Men: First Class.
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Released:2011.
Director:Matthew Vaughn.
Box office:$353,624,124
Stared: Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence and Kevin Bacon.
Pros: Superb casting.
Cons: Not enough Bacon.

The Wolverine.
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Released:2013.
Director:James Mangold.
Box Office:$414,828,246.
Stared: Hugh Jackman,Tao Okamoto,Rila Fukushima and Svetlana Khodchenkova.
Pros: Wolverine in Japan, yeah!
Cons: Despite best efforts still pretty cheesy.

What was your favourite film? Moment? Or maybe you hate them all. Don’t be shy, leave a comment and start the ball rolling.

 

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