PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Wary of the risk of starting an expensive franchise, that could have died after just one film, 20th Century Fox's studio executives assigned the film a budget of only seventy-five million dollars, quite low for a big summer tent-pole release, when ... ...
Prof. Charles Francis Xavier:
Mutation: it is the key to our evolution. It has enabled us to evolve from a single-celled organism into the dominant species on the planet. This process is slow, and normally taking thousands and thousands of years. But every few hundred millennia,...
The sharpness of Logan's claws changes to suit the situation in different scenes. The claws easily slice though the metal wire fence when fighting Mystique but he is able to pull her towards him with the metal chain stuck on his claws without slicing through the chain. (Also, when on the Statue of Liberty his claws slice easily though the spikes on the statue's head but when he is climbing up the side with his claws they only puncture the statue they don't slice though it once they're in, even though all his body weight must be hanging on his claws alone.)
This is the only X-Men movie that does not use the "flipping comic pages" Marvel logo, as it did not exist at the time.
$54,471,475 (USA) (16 July 2000)
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