PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The human government develops a cure for mutations, and Jean Gray becomes a darker uncontrollable persona called the Phoenix who allies with Magneto, causing escalation into an all-out battle for the X-Men.
Although Professor X is well known for being bound to a wheelchair, the scenes early in the movie show him walking. Obviously, from then to the beginning of the first movie in this franchise he lost that ability. But none of the movies explained why. All the audience gets to see is that while he and Magneto are forming the Xavier School, he can walk. An explanation for losing his mobility is given in X-Men: First Class (2011).
I still don't know why *I'm* here. Couldn't you just make them say yes?
Prof. Charles Xavier: Yes, I could, but it's not my way. And I would expect you, of all people would understand my feelings about the misuse of power.
Eric Lensherr: Ah, "power corrupts" and all that. Yes, I know, ...
(at around 1h 16 mins) The Golden Gate Bridge is 1,280 meters from pylon to pylon. Alcatraz is 2,400 meters from land, yet when Magneto moves the Golden Gate Bridge, it seems to connect Alcatraz with San Francisco.
The Marvel logo features comic-book images of the X-Men in its pages. Notable characters/events seen are the Phoenix, Angel, Juggernaut, and a moving bridge.
The original DVD release of the film had two different sets of navigation menus, one themed around the Brotherhood, and one themed around the X-Men. The content selectable is the same regardless, but this aesthetic was not reused on the Blu-ray release.
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