|Witness the evolution of spectacular action and excitement in this dazzling "feast of fantasy" (San Francisco Chronicle) unlike anything you've ever seen before.|
Born into a world filled with prejudice are children who possess extraordinary and dangerous powers -- the result of unique genetic mutations. Cyclops unleashes bolts of energy from his eyes. Storm can manipulate the weather at will. Rogue absorbs the life force of anyone she touches. But under the tutelage of Professor Xavier (Patrick Stewart), those and other outcasts learn to harness their powers for the good of mankind. Now they must protect those who fear them as the nefarious Magneto (Ian McKellen), who believes humans and mutants can never co-exist, unveils his sinister plan for the future!
Pulsing with state-of-the-art visual effects and unforgettable characters, X-Men "delivers it all!" (ABC-TV)
"...one of the best comic-book movies ever made. J. Rentilly, TNT RoughCut
"...an accomplished piece of work with considerable pulp watchability to it. Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
"Balances brains, brawn and heart in ideal proportions. Lawrence Toppman, Charlotte Observer
"Smart, funny and loaded with eye-popping action. NY-1