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  • Summary: Dr. Charles Xavier gathers children from all over the planet who were born with an added twist to their genetic code. Known as the "X-factor" these children can perform extraordinary feats. Dr. Xavier calls them his X-Men.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 33
  2. Negative: 3 out of 33
  1. Reviewed by: Cody Clark
    90
    The best kind of summer blockbuster -- the kind that makes you immediately crave a sequel.
  2. Balances brains, brawn and heart in ideal proportions. The actors - some first-rate, all enjoyable - never get overshadowed by the special effects, which dazzle us without gory excess.
  3. 80
    When it comes to stoopid fun, X-Men could be the summer movie to beat.
  4. 75
    X-Men flies to the rescue with superheroes who have real substance.
  5. 63
    I started out liking this movie, while waiting for something really interesting to happen. When nothing did, I still didn't dislike it; I assume the X-Men will further develop their personalities if there is a sequel.
  6. Reviewed by: Dennis Harvey
    60
    Plays like a so-so middle chapter of an epic series rather than a fitting kickoff.
  7. Isn't juvenile, it isn't even infantile. It's prenatal!

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 46 out of 55
  2. Negative: 3 out of 55
  1. Jun 22, 2011
    10
    This masterpiece is the movie that unleashed the superhero renaissance of the 2000s. As someone who enjoyed X-Men as a kid, I was super excited when I heard they were making a movie, and the movie was indeed worth it. Expand
  2. Jul 5, 2013
    9
    Really good acting,writing,music,costume,visuals and action. But the CGI effects and pacing is kind of ghetto.......................................... Expand
  3. Nov 7, 2010
    8
    great adaptation of the comics
  4. ManveerR.
    Feb 18, 2006
    8
    Great movie and great action!
  5. Sep 21, 2011
    7
    The movie pertains flawed graphics and hurriedly finished character development. However, "X Men" is nevertheless one of the grand comic-based movies of the proud Marvel Studios. Expand
  6. Nov 2, 2013
    7
    A movie wit good cast, good effects (although outdated by now), and a good storyline and packed with action. But it suffers from generic clich├ęs like most movies out there nowadays although unlike them it has the little things that i personally like to see in a movie and i don't see them very often. Expand
  7. JerkGuy
    Sep 28, 2007
    1
    This film wasn

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