This article is about the film series. You may be looking for the mutant team or 2000 film of the same name.

X-Men is a film series based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. Distributed by 20th Century Fox after purchasing the film rights from Marvel Entertainment in 1994 [1], X-Men is one of the longest ongoing film series to be based on comic books.


See also: Undeveloped films
# Film U.S. release date Director Writer(s) Status
1 X-Men July 14, 2000 Bryan Singer Bryan Singer
David Hayter
Tom DeSanto
2 X2: X-Men United May 2, 2003 Bryan Singer David Hayter
Michael Dougherty
Dan Harris
3 X-Men: The Last Stand May 26, 2006 Brett Ratner Simon Kinberg
Zak Penn
4 X-Men Origins: Wolverine May 1, 2009 Gavin Hood David Benioff
Skip Woods
5 X-Men: First Class June 3, 2011 Matthew Vaughn Ashley Miller
Zack Stentz
Jane Goldman
Matthew Vaughn
6 The Wolverine July 26, 2013 James Mangold Mark Bomback
Scott Frank
7 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23, 2014 Bryan Singer Simon Kinberg Released
8 Deadpool February 12, 2016 Tim Miller Rhett Reese
Paul Wernick
9 X-Men: Apocalypse May 27, 2016 Bryan Singer Bryan Singer
Simon Kinberg
Michael Dougherty
Dan Harris
10 Logan March 3, 2017 James Mangold Scott Frank
James Mangold
Michael Green
11 Deadpool 2 May 18, 2018 David Leitch Rhett Reese
Paul Wernick
12 Dark Phoenix June 7, 2019 Simon Kinberg Simon Kinberg Released
13 The New Mutants April 3, 2020 Josh Boone Josh Boone
Knate Lee


  • X-Men, X2, 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". X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Wolverine and Logan comprise the "Wolverine 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.[2]
  • X2: X-Men United and X-Men: The Last Stand were filmed mostly in Vancouver, Canada.[2]



  1. Stan Lee, Chris Claremont, Bryan Singer, Lauren Shuler Donner, Tom DeSanto, Avi Arad, The Secret Origin of The X-Men, 2000, 20th Century Fox
  2. 2.0 2.1 "X Facts". X-Men Origins: Wolverine. 2009. Blu-ray. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
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