PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the 1960s, superpowered humans Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr work together to find others like them, but Erik's vengeful pursuit of an ambitious mutant who ruined his life causes a schism to divide them.
Bryan Cranston turned down the role of Sebastian Shaw to be in Drive (2011).
Mother. What are you... I thought you were a burglar.
Mrs. Xavier: I didn't mean to scare you, darling. I was just getting a snack. Go back to bed. What's the matter? Go on, back to bed.I, I'll make you a hot chocolate.
Charles Xavier: Who are you? And what have you done with my ...
(at around 49 mins) When Erik and Charles are talking on the steps of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial, one can notice the WWII memorial in front of the Washington Memorial. The WWII memorial was not built and open to the public until 2004.
SPOILER: The X-Films' title sequences features a weapon used by the villain of each film, backed by the X-Men's Cerebro device. In this film the title appears on the side of the Nazi coin Shaw gives to young Erik Lensherr, which he later uses against Shaw. As this is a prequel, Cerebro does not appear.
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$55,101,604 5 June 2011