X-Men 2 (2003)

The time has come for those who are different to stand united

Original Title : X2
Director : Bryan Singer
Writer : Zak Penn
David Hayter
Bryan Singer
Michael Dougherty (II)
Dan Harris (II)
David Hayter
Genre : Action
Country : USA
Language : English
Producer : Avi Arad , Tom DeSanto , Ross Fanger , Kevin Feige , David Gorder , Stan Lee , John H. Radulovic , Selwyn Roberts , Lauren Shuler Donner , Bryan Singer , Ralph Winter
Music : John Ottman
Photography : Newton Thomas Sigel
MPAA Rating : Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action/violence, some sexuality and brief language.
IMDB ID : 0290334
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Patrick Stewart Professor Charles Xavier
Hugh Jackman Logan/Wolverine
Ian McKellen Eric Lensherr/Magneto
Halle Berry Storm
Famke Janssen Jean Grey
James Marsden Scott Summers/Cyclops
Anna Paquin Rogue
Anna Paquin Rogue


Already living in a society that mistrusts them, the mutants are faced with even more discrimination after an unforeseen enemy - who may be a mutant with extraordinary powers - launches a devastating attack. The news of the assault causes a public outcry against the mutants, including renewed support for the Mutant Registration Act, and William Stryker, a military leader rumored to have experimented on mutants (possibly including Wolverine), is among the most vocal supporters of the legislation. Stryker puts into motion a plan to eradicate the mutants and begins an offensive on the X-Men mansion and school. Magneto, having escaped from his plastic prison, forms an unlikely alliance with Professor Xavier to stop Stryker. Meanwhile, Wolverine heads north to investigate his past.


Most "X"-Cellent!! X2: X-MEN UNITED (2003) ***1/2Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Brian Cox, Alan Cumming, BruceDavison, Anna Paquin, Kelly Hu, Aaron Stanford, Shawn Ashmore, Cotter Smith.Superlative sequel and a boost of hyperactive energy in the franchise's arm in the second chapter of the Marvel Comics' cult classic this time with good mutants teaming with bad to stop a bent human military advisor (hissable Cox) out to wipe out both types at any cost.Far-out special effects, new characters (particularly winning is Cumming as the blue-skinned Night Crawler) and non-stop action packaged with kinetic infectious giddiness.Jackman continues to amaze as the tormented Wolverine, Berry is given more to do as the tempestuous Storm, Janssen's Jane Grey is perhaps the most nuanced in he suddenly advance telekinetic skills and McKellen iswell…,magnetic as Magneto.Fun tongue-in-cheek screenplay by Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris (w/ David Hayter, Zak Penn and director Bryan Singer getting story credits) keeps up with the multi-layered storyline encompassing class welfare, social strata and in general to accept one for who they are and not what they are.Well done!
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