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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 Post-production
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.