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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: 47 out of 56
  2. Negative: 3 out of 56
  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 superThis 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 ofReally 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-basedThe 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 genericA 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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