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X-Men: First Class is a american film of genre Science fiction directed by Matthew Vaughn released in USA on 3 june 2011 with James McAvoy

X-Men: First Class (2011)

X-Men: First Class
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Released in USA 3 june 2011
Length 2h12
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Science fiction,    Fantastic,    Fantasy,    Action,    Adventure
Rating76% 3.8466053.8466053.8466053.8466053.846605

X-Men: First Class is a 2011 American superhero film, based on the X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics. It is the fifth installment in the X-Men film series. It serves as a prequel of the franchise. The film was directed by Matthew Vaughn and produced by Bryan Singer. The story is set primarily in 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and focuses on the relationship between Professor Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) and Erik Lensherr / Magneto (Michael Fassbender), and the origin of their groups—the X-Men and the Brotherhood of Mutants, respectively, as they deal with the Hellfire Club led by Sebastian Shaw, who is bent on world domination. The film also stars Rose Byrne, Jennifer Lawrence, January Jones, Nicholas Hoult, Oliver Platt, Jason Flemyng, Lucas Till, Edi Gathegi, and Kevin Bacon.

Producer Lauren Shuler Donner first thought of a prequel based on the young X-Men during the production of X2, and later producer Simon Kinberg suggested to 20th Century Fox an adaptation of the comic series X-Men: First Class, though the film does not follow the comic closely. Singer, who had directed both X-Men and X2, became involved with the project in 2009, but he could only produce and co-write First Class due to other projects. Matthew Vaughn, who was previously attached to both X-Men: The Last Stand and Thor, became the director, and also wrote the final script with his writing partner Jane Goldman. First Class overtook a planned Magneto prequel that entered development hell and the Writer's Guild of America arbitration gave a story credit to Magneto writer Sheldon Turner.

First Class entered production in August 2010, with principal photography concluding in December and additional filming finishing in April 2011, just a few weeks before the film's premiere in June 2011. The tight schedule proved a challenge to the six companies responsible for the extensive visual effects, which included computer-generated sets and digital doubles for the actors. Locations included Oxford, the Mojave desert and Georgia, with soundstage work done in both Pinewood Studios and the 20th Century Fox stages in Los Angeles. The depiction of the 1960s drew inspiration from the James Bond films of the period. First Class received critical acclaim, being considered a well-written and fresh revival of the franchise, and was a box-office success with earnings of $353 million worldwide. A sequel titled X-Men: Days of Future Past, also serving as a resolution to the original trilogy's storyline, as released in May 2014, with Singer returning as director and Vaughn as co-writer. Another sequel titled X-Men: Apocalypse is set to be released in May 2016, with Singer once again directing.

Synopsis

In 1944, in a German concentration camp in occupied Poland, Nazi scientist Dr. Klaus Schmidt witnesses a young Erik Lensherr bend a metal gate with his mind when the child is separated from his mother. In his office, Schmidt orders Lensherr to move a coin on his desk, and kills the boy's mother when Lensherr cannot. In grief and anger, Lensherr's magnetic power manifests, killing two guards and destroying the room. Meanwhile, at a mansion in Westchester County, New York, child telepath Charles Xavier meets young shapeshifter Raven, whose natural form is blue-skinned and scaly. Overjoyed to meet someone else "different", he invites her to live with his family as his foster sister.

Actors

James McAvoy

(Charles Xavier / Professor X)
Michael Fassbender

(Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto)
Rose Byrne

(Moira MacTaggert)
January Jones

(Emma Frost / White Queen)
Jennifer Lawrence

(Raven Darkholme / Mystique)
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Marvel Comics films

Captain America (1944) Howard the Duck (1986) The Punisher (1989) Captain America (1990) The Fantastic Four (1994) Men in Black (1997) Blade (1998) X-Men (2000) Men in Black II (2002) Spider-Man (2002) Blade II (2002) Hulk (2003) X2 (2003) Daredevil (2003) Spider-Man 2 (2004) The Punisher (2004) Blade: Trinity (2004) Elektra (2005) Man-Thing (2005) Fantastic Four (2005) Ultimate Avengers (2006) Ultimate Avengers 2 (2006) X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) Ultimate Avengers (2006) Doctor Strange (2007) Ghost Rider (2007) The Invincible Iron Man (2007) Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) Spider-Man 3 (2007) The Incredible Hulk (2008) Iron Man (2008) Punisher: War Zone (2008) X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) Hulk vs. Wolverine (2009) Kick-Ass (2010) Planet Hulk (2010) Iron Man 2 (2010) X-Men: First Class (2011) Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) Marvel One-Shot: The Consultant (2011) Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011) Thor (2011) Thor: Tales of Asgard (2011) Men in Black 3 (2012) The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) The Avengers (2012) Marvel One-Shot: Item 47 (2012) Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter (2013) Thor: The Dark World (2013) The Wolverine (2013) Iron Man 3 (2013) Kick-Ass 2 (2013) Iron Man: Rise of Technovore (2013) Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Big Hero 6 (2014) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King (2014) Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) Fantastic Four (2015) Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Ant-Man (2015) Deadpool (2016) Doctor Strange (2016) Captain America: Civil War (2016) X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Logan (2017) Deadpool 2 (2018) Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Venom (2018) Black Panther (2018) Dark Phoenix (2019) Avengers: Endgame (2019) Captain Marvel (2019) The New Mutants (2020)

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