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View Poll Results: The best X-Men movie to date is...
X-Men 4 3.57%
X2: X-Men United 56 50.00%
X-Men: The Last Stand 1 0.89%
X-Men Origins: Wolverine 0 0%
X-Men: First Class 29 25.89%
The Wolverine 22 19.64%
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Old 07-27-2013, 10:39 PM   #126
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Wolverine
X2
First Class
X3
X-men
Origins

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Old 07-27-2013, 10:43 PM   #127
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1. X2
2. X1
3. The Wolverine
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5. X3

6. Origins
^ Almost exactly how I did my list.

4 good or better X films. 1 meh. 1 bleh.

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Old 07-27-2013, 10:56 PM   #128
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I was flipping the channels and saw the end of X3 on FX.

The Wolverine does is add even more depth to that ending. It takes on a whole deeper meaning watching Logan pop Jean after seeing The Wolverine.

Bret Ratner should send Mangold a thank you card. Mangold actually helped X3 get a bit better after the fact. Still bottom of the barrel but a bit better.

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Old 07-27-2013, 11:22 PM   #129
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Its always good thing when a good movie doesn't just ignore the bad movies.

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Old 07-27-2013, 11:46 PM   #130
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The Wolverine
X2: X-Men United
X-Men: First Class
X-Men
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X3

I can't believe X2 got knocked down to the silver medal but that's the way I feel after watching The Wolverine twice now. I loved it that much.

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Old 07-27-2013, 11:46 PM   #131
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It looks like you prefer the films that featured the original cast.
I do. There was just something special about that cast and those particular characters. It's sad that Famke, James and Rebecca won't be (or won't have a large roll?) in DOFP.

Cyclops, Jean, Storm, Wolverine, Rogue and Xavier are the essential X-men to me. And they were some of the best characters from TAS. Beast can be added too but the two Beasts that we've had so far have left a lot to be desired. I'm indifferent to Nightcrawler from the comics but Cummings did a stellar job with him. Ditto Kitty Pryde from the comics (ie. I'm indifferent towards the character though I surrender to the fact that she is an essential X-man in the comics) though neither Ellen Page nor the Kitty Pryde character from X3 did nothing to change my mind.

As good a portrayal Fassy and McAvoy have done to Magneto and Xavier, they are just not the characters as they are meant to be.

That said, I am open to spin off movies, as long as there is not a big gap between these main X-men movies. More than 3 year gap and the Box Office suffers.

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Old 07-27-2013, 11:52 PM   #132
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I think we have yet to see a *true* X-Men team in one of these movies. First Class came the closest in terms of team-building/purpose. X2 came closest in terms of characters.

I think what defines the X-Men moreso than any other Marvel group is that they operate like a special forces military unit where every position is purposeful and necessary. Still haven't gotten that yet.

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Old 07-27-2013, 11:54 PM   #133
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I meant the actual character selection. Those are the characters I grew up with (and a fan of).

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Old 07-27-2013, 11:54 PM   #134
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That being said I can't really rank The Wolverine with the rest of the X-films because it is truly a standalone movie. It would be kind of like trying to rank The Avengers in an Iron Man movie hierarchy. Even Origins was more of an X-Men movie than TW is (not like that's a good thing)

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Old 07-27-2013, 11:55 PM   #135
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I meant the actual character selection. Those are the characters I grew up with (and a fan of).
Hah did you grow up with the 90s cartoon?

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Old 07-27-2013, 11:55 PM   #136
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I do. There was just something special about that cast and those particular characters.

That said, I am open to spin off movies, as long as there is not a big gap between these main X-men movies. More than 3 year gap and the Box Office suffers.
I can agree on that.

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Old 07-28-2013, 12:42 AM   #137
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If I were ranking the movies by how I felt about them right after I saw them then X1 would be ranked really high, but if I'm ranking them on how I now feel about the movies and their repeatability then X1 is more toward the bottom of the list.

Now to my surprise the exact opposite happens with X3. My initial reaction was "gross" but after repeat viewings I found that I didn't hate it and I actually liked it.

Feeling right after seeing the movies:
1. X2
2. X1
3. FC
4. X3
5. Origins

After repeat viewings and my thoughts as of now:
1. X2
2. FC
3. X3
4. X1
5. Origins

Will see Wolverine Sunday then revise my list!

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Old 07-28-2013, 01:30 AM   #138
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Hah did you grow up with the 90s cartoon?
How can you tell?

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Old 07-28-2013, 01:31 AM   #139
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X-Men United and First Class are the tops.

X-men isn't far behind

Last Stand is enjoyable but is a drop in quality.

I didn't care for either of the Wolverine solo films at all.

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1. First Class
2. X2
3. The Wolverine
4. X3
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So after watching

1. X2
2. First Class and X-Men
3. The Wolverine
4.X-Men the Last Stand
5. Wolverine Origins

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X2
X-Men: First Class
X-Men
The Wolverine
X-Men: The Last Stand
X-Men Origins: Wolverine

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X2
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x3
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X2
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X1
The Wolverine
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X2
X3
First Class
X1
The Wolverine
Origins

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Even though I think X2 is overrated its clear in a best of the X-Men film poll it would win by a heavy margin lol

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1. X2: X-Men United
2. X-Men: First Class
3. X-Men
4. The Wolverine
5. X-Men: The Last Stand
6. X-Men Origins: Wolverine

I've gone back and forth between Wolverine and X1... Origins is the worst by a country mile.

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Even though I think X2 is overrated its clear in a best of the X-Men film poll it would win by a heavy margin lol
Yeah to be honest The Wolverine is not really an X men film hence why the name was dropped from the title, its standalone so X2 still is the best Xmen film, that wasnt really going to change I guess.

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1. X2
2. X-Men
3. First Class
4. The Wolverine
5. Last Stand
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1. X-Men: First Class
2. X2
3. X-Men
4. The Wolverine
5. X-Men: The Last Stand
6. X-Men Origins: Wolverine

I have a feeling that Days of Future Past will take that top spot next year, judging by how awesome that post-credits scene was.

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