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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

X-Men Origins: Wolverine Movie

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Liev Schreiber, Dominic Monaghan, Lynn Collins, Danny Huston

Director: Gavin Hood

Release Date: May 1st, 2009
Release Date: 29th April, 2009

Synopsis: Two mutant brothers, Logan and Victor, born 200 years ago, suffer childhood trauma and have only each other to depend on. Basically, they're fighters and killers, living from war to war through U.S. history. In modern times, a U.S. colonel, Stryker, recruits them and other mutants as commandos. Logan quits and becomes a logger, falling in love with a local teacher. When Logan refuses to rejoin Stryker's crew, the colonel sends the murderous Victor. Logan now wants revenge.


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About the Movie

X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a 2009 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics’ fictional character Wolverine. It was released on April 28, 2009 in the Netherlands and worldwide up to May 1 2009. The film is directed by Gavin Hood and stars Hugh Jackman as the title character. It is a prequel to the X-Men film trilogy and is primarily set roughly ten to seventeen years before the film X-Men. The film focuses on the violent past of mutant Wolverine and his time with Team X, before Wolverine’s skeleton was bonded with the indestructible metal adamantium. The plot also details his early encounters with Colonel William Stryker (Danny Huston), the Weapon X program, Wolverine’s interactions with other mutants and his complex relationship with his half-brother Victor Creed (Liev Schreiber). The film was mostly shot in Australia and New Zealand.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine was released to mixed reviews; critics praised Hugh Jackman’s performance, but considered the film and its screenplay uninspired. It opened at the top of the box office, grossing $85 million domestically on the opening weekend, and has grossed over $274 million worldwide as of May 17, 2009.

'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' Stars

Danny Huston, Dominic Monaghan, Gavin Hood, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Lynn Collins, Ryan Reynolds

'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' Movie Links

Official X-Men Origins: Wolverine Movie Website
X-Men Origins: Wolverine on IMDb

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