It has been a long journey for the X-Men franchise. The ninth movie in the franchise is its last, and fans everywhere are waiting with a bittersweet agony .The May 19th release is one of the most anticipated movies in the superhero universe!
The Advent of X-Men
Inspired by the comic book characters created by the legendary Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, the X-Men is about mutants, the so-called next step in human evolution. Everyone from die hard loyalists to first-time watchers have been treated to a franchise that has delivered consistently.
X-Men in the Decade 2000-2010
- The first movie released in 2000. We see Magneto lead the Brotherhood of Mutants, a rebel faction within the mutant community who are at odds with Professor Xavier’s followers..
- In the movie X2 screened in 2003, Colonel William Stryker aims at neutralizing mutants by injecting them with the spinal fluid of his mutant son. He uses Cerebro to help him with this mission.
- The Last Stand , released in 2006, sees the conflict between Magneto and Professor Charles X-avier finally come to a head in a dramatic stand-off between Wolverine and Jean Gray.
X-Men in the recent past
- X-Men -First Class is a prequel set in 1962 that takes us through the origin stories of Magneto, Professor X, Mystique, Beast and others.
- Wolverine and Deadpool screened in 2013 and 2016 respectively are spin-offs that delve into the origin stories of The Wolverine/Logan and Deadpool.
- In Days of the Future Past, Wolverine travels to the past to stop a murder to save the human race.
Apocalypse – The Future
The ninth movie in this series awakens a long lost God who deems that humanity be destroyed. Save up your data to watch the the X-Men Apocalypse full movie online!