(2014) (Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy) (PG-13)
- QUICK TAKE:
- Sci-Fi/Action: A mutant is sent back in time in hopes of stopping a present day war by preventing incidents in the past that ultimately led to that.
- In the near future, both mutants and humans trying to help them are under siege by robotic sentinels programmed to find and kill them. With their numbers dwindling, X-Men leader Charles Xavier (PATRICK STEWART) sees no choice but to try a risky gambit of going back in time to try to prevent the series of events that lead to the eventual deployment of those sentinels.
But the mutant who can control such time travel, Kitty Pryde (ELLEN PAGE), warns that such a trip -- that only involves sending one's consciousness back into the younger version of themselves -- is highly dangerous. Thus, Wolverine (HUGH JACKMAN) volunteers to take the trip, what with his regenerative powers likely serving to protect him.
While Charles, his former adversary Magneto (IAN McKELLEN), Storm (HALLE BERRY), Rogue (ANNA PAQUIN), Iceman (SHAWN ASHMORE), Bishop (OMAR SY) and other mutants await the sentinel siege in the present, Wolverine wakes up in his 1973 self. His mission is to find younger Charles (JAMES McAVOY) and Magneto, a.k.a. Erik Lehnsherr (MICHAEL FASSBENDER) -- who were then adversaries -- and get them to help stop shape-shifter Raven/Mystique (JENNIFER LAWRENCE) from killing sentinel creator Dr. Bolivar Trask (PETER DINKLAGE). That past assassination led to her capture and the use of her DNA to enhance the sentinels into the nearly non-stop killing machines they became.
With the help of fellow mutants Hank (NICHOLAS HOULT) -- who can turn into the Beast -- and Peter (EVAN PETERS) -- who zips around at high speed as Quicksilver -- Wolverine, Charles and Erik try to find and stop Mystique before it's too late for them, both in the past and present.
- WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
- If they're fans of the "X-Men" movie franchise or superhero/comic book movies in general, they probably will.
- WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: PG-13
- For sequences of intense sci-fi violence and action, some suggestive material, nudity and language.
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