Logan

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Logan
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"Logan... you still have time." - Charles Xavier
Genre: Superhero
Drama
Thriller
Tragedy
Directed By: James Mangold
Produced By: Hutch Parker
Simon Kinberg
Lauren Shuler Donner
Written By: Scott Frank
James Mangold
Michael Green
Based On: Old Man Logan
by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven
Starring: Hugh Jackman
Patrick Stewart
Boyd Holbrook
Stephen Merchant
Richard E. Grant
Dafne Keen
Cinematography: John Mathieson
Distributed By: 20th Century Fox
Release Date: March 3, 2017
Runtime: 137 minutes
Country: United States
Language: English
Budget: $97-127 million
Box Office: $619 million
Franchise: X-Men
Prequel: The Wolverine


Logan is a post-apocalyptic dystopian superhero drama film directed by James Mangold and inspired by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven's 2008 comic book Old Man Logan. It is the final movie in 20th Century Fox's X-Men series, as the rights to the franchise were purchased by Disney. It's also the final movie of the franchise in chronological order.

It's later established that the universe this movie takes place in is Earth-17315.

Why It Rocks

  1. Unlike most superhero movies, which are commonly in the action-comedy genre, Logan is a drama about accepting one's death that uses superheroes to deliver its message.
  2. Wolverine is finally shown in all his berserker glory.
  3. X-23 is a badass character helped by Dafne Keen's quiet and calm, yet fierce performance.
  4. Despite the film's content, it isn't completely about bloodshed and swearing. The film actually has positive messages about family and life such as the dinner scene, it also has Christian elements included (such as Eden's name and the Munson family).
  5. Has a pretty meta moment where Logan looks at a fictional X-Men comic that has him, Storm, Cyclops, Rogue, Colossus and Professor X and says that it's "Ice cream for bedwetters".
  6. A grand finale to two of superhero cinema's greatest characters: Wolverine and Charles "Professor X" Xavier.
  7. Donald Pierce is a thoroughly despicable villain.
  8. Great soundtrack, featuring Johnny Cash's "The Man Comes Around" and his cover of "Hurt" by Nine Inch Nails.
  9. Amazing special effects.

Reception

The film was released on March 3, 2017 and received critical acclaim from both critics and audiences. It is considered by many to be the best X-Men movie and one of the greatest superhero movies of all time, with many favorably comparing it to The Dark Knight.

Comments


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LA2002

14 months ago
Score 0
Here's a question: why this film was added to the "Controversial films" category?
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Maxkatzur

14 months ago
Score 1
Violence. Child abuse, probably.
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SuperStreetKombat

6 months ago
Score 1
Best Marvel movie ever made. Period.
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Demon Horse

3 months ago
Score 2
My favorite X-Men movie and, along with The Wolverine, the only one post-First Class that I like.
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Slaughterman

2 days ago
Score 0
My bad qualities: No well known Wolverine villains just Donald Pierce, Dr Zander Rice, and X-24. Even Sabretooth does not appear
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SuperStreetKombat

2 days ago
Score 0
Eh... that's kind of a nitpick, in my opinion.

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