X-Men: First Class (2011)
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In 1944, in Poland, the boy Erik Lehnsherr unleashes his magnetic power when his mother is sent to a concentration camp. The evil Dr. Sebastian Shaw brings Erik to his office and kills his mother, increasing his abilities through anger. In New York, the wealthy Charles Xavier meets the mutant Raven and invites her to live in his manor. In 1962, the CIA agent Moira MacTaggert discovers the existence of mutants working with Shaw and the invites Professor Xavier to recruit mutants to work for the USA government. Xavier teams up with Raven, Erik and a group of young mutants. Sooner they learn that the evil Shaw has the intention of beginning a nuclear war to destroy the world and increase his power.
Before he was Professor X, he was Charles. Before he was Magneto, he was Erik. Before they were enemies, they were allies.
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X-Men: First Class
Title: X-Men: First Class
Release Date: May 25, 2011
Runtime: 132 mins
All Genres: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Russian
Sound: Dolby, Dolby Digital
IMDB Rating: 7.0
Buried.com Rating: 8 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With X
MPAA Rating: PG-13
James McAvoy ...Charles Xavier
Laurence Belcher ...Charles Xavier (12 Years)
Michael Fassbender ...Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto
Bill Milner ...Young Erik
Kevin Bacon ...Sebastian Shaw
Rose Byrne ...Moira MacTaggert
Jennifer Lawrence ...Raven / Mystique
Beth Goddard ...Mrs. Xavier / Mystique
Morgan Lily ...Young Raven (10 yrs)
Oliver Platt ...The Man in Black
Ńlex GonzŠlez ...Janos Quested / Riptide
Jason Flemyng ...Azazel
ZoŽ Kravitz ...Angel Salvadore
January Jones ...Emma Frost
Nicholas Hoult ...Hank McCoy / Beast
Caleb Landry Jones ...Sean Cassidy / Banshee
Edi Gathegi ...Armando MuŮoz / Darwin
Corey Johnson ...Chief Warden
Lucas Till ...Alex Summers / Havok
Demetri Goritsas ...Levene
Glenn Morshower ...Colonel Hendry
Don Creech ...William Stryker Sr.
Matt Craven ...CIA Director McCone
James Remar ...US General
Ludger Pistor ...1st German / Pig Farmer
Wilfried Hochholdinger ...2nd German / Tailor
Greg Kolpakchi ...Russian Soldier No. 1
Andrei Zayats ...Russian Soldier No. 2
Rade Serbedzija ...Russian General (as Rade Sherbedgia)
Ray Wise ...Secretary of State
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Lauren Shuler Donner
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More Movie Taglines:
- Before he was Professor X, he was Charles. Before he was Magneto, he was Erik. Before they were enemies, they were allies.
- Witness the origin
- The story begins
- Witness the beginning.
- Their powers would make them different. But destiny would make them allies.
- Josh Schwartz wrote an early version of the screenplay, but once Bryan Singer became attached, Schwartz's script was ditched as Singer wanted to take the story in a different direction. Jamie Moss was subsequently hired to write a new draft.
Bryan Singer, who directed X-Men and X2, was approached to direct this film in October 2009, but in March 2010 declined due to his commitment to Jack the Giant Killer and was replaced with Matthew Vaughn in May 2010. Singer however stayed on as producer.
Amber Heard was rumored to play Mystique before Jennifer Lawrence was cast.
Taylor Lautner was considered to play Hank McCoy (aka Beast) but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. Nicholas Hoult was later cast.
Rosamund Pike was considered to play Moira McTaggert and later for Emma Frost.
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