X-Men is a superhero film franchise based on the Marvel Entertainment intellectual property of the same name. Producer Lauren Shuler Donner bought the X-Men film rights for 20th Century Fox in 1994. Starting with the release of X-Men in 2000, the franchise expanded to include multiple sequels and spin-offs that had varying levels of critical and financial success.
In 2019, 20th Century Fox was sold off to The Walt Disney Company as part of an acquisition of 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets. The X-Men film rights were subsequently transferred to Marvel Studios, with all X-Men films in development at 20th Century Fox being cancelled in the process. The X-Men film franchise is set to conclude with The New Mutants in 2020.
- See also: X-Men (film franchise)/Undeveloped films
|#||Film||U.S. release date||Director||Writer(s)||Status|
|1||X-Men||July 14, 2000||Bryan Singer||Bryan Singer
|2||X2: X-Men United||May 2, 2003||Bryan Singer||David Hayter
|3||X-Men: The Last Stand||May 26, 2006||Brett Ratner||Simon Kinberg
|4||X-Men Origins: Wolverine||May 1, 2009||Gavin Hood||David Benioff
|5||X-Men: First Class||June 3, 2011||Matthew Vaughn||Ashley Miller
|6||X-Men Origins: Magneto||TBD||David S. Goyer||Sheldon Turner||Cancelled|
|7||The Wolverine||July 26, 2013||James Mangold||Mark Bomback
|8||X-Men: First Class direct sequel||TBD||TBD||TBD||Cancelled|
|9||X-Men: Days of Future Past||May 23, 2014||Bryan Singer||Simon Kinberg||Released|
|10||Deadpool||February 12, 2016||Tim Miller||Rhett Reese
|11||X-Men: Apocalypse||May 27, 2016||Bryan Singer||Bryan Singer
|12||Logan||March 3, 2017||James Mangold||Scott Frank
|13||Deadpool 2||May 18, 2018||David Leitch||Rhett Reese
|14||Fantastic 4 vs X-Men||TBD||TBD||TBD||Cancelled|
|15||X-Men: Dark Phoenix||June 7, 2019||Simon Kinberg||Simon Kinberg||Released|
|16||Gambit||March 13, 2020||Michael Hoffman||Chris Claremont||Cancelled|
|17||The New Mutants||August 28, 2020||Josh Boone||Josh Boone
|18||X-Force||TBD||Drew Goddard||Joe Carnahan
|19||X-23||TBD||James Mangold||Craig Kyle||Cancelled|
|18||The New Mutants 2||TBD||TBD||TBD||Cancelled|
|19||Deadpool 3||TBA||David Leitch||Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin||Development|
|20||The New Mutants 3||TBD||TBD||TBD||Cancelled|
|21||Alpha Flight and Exiles||TBD||TBD||TBD||Cancelled|
|24||X-Men: Fear the Beast||TBD||TBD||TBD||Cancelled|
X-Men/Fantastic 4/Deadpool/Daredevil Crossover
- X-Men, X2: X-Men United, and X-Men: The Last Stand comprise the "original trilogy", while X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and X-Men: Apocalypse comprise the "beginnings trilogy".
- By the time X-Men Origins: Wolverine was released on home media in 2009, 70% of American moviegoers had seen at least one of the X-Men films.
- X2: X-Men United and X-Men: The Last Stand were filmed mostly in Vancouver, Canada.
- X-Men: The Last Stand and Logan are the only films to have a Marvel fanfare that solely features pages from X-Men comics.
- A recurring motif in the opening credits of the main X-Men films is the "X" in the 20th Century Fox logo lingering for a few seconds before fading away with the rest of the logo. X-Men: First Class is the only film of the main franchise not to feature this. X-Men: Dark Phoenix has a variation of the motif, with the "X" glowing a fiery orange.
- "The Secret Origins of the X-Men". X-Men (Blu-ray). 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
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- "X Facts". X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Blu-ray). 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.