X-Men: First Class

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With a strong script, stylish direction, and powerful performances from its well-rounded cast, X-Men: First Class is a welcome return to form for the franchise.

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X-Men: First Class unveils the epic beginning of the X-Men saga - and a secret history of the Cold War and our world at the brink of nuclear Armageddon. As the first class discovers, harnesses, and comes to terms with their formidable powers, alliances are formed that will shape the eternal war between the heroes and villains of the X-Men universe. -- (C) Fox

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Cast

James McAvoy
as Charles Xavier/Professor X
Michael Fassbender
as Erik Lensherr/Magneto
Kevin Bacon
as Sebastian Shaw
Caleb Landry Jones
as Sean Cassidy/Banshee
Nicholas Hoult
as Hank McCoy/Beast
January Jones
as Emma Frost
Lucas Till
as Alex Summers/Havok
Rose Byrne
as Dr. Moira MacTaggert
Jennifer Lawrence
as Raven Darkholme/Mystique
Oliver Platt
as Man in Black
Álex González
as Janos Quested/Riptide
Edi Gathegi
as Armando Munoz/Darwin
Zoë Kravitz
as Angel Salvadore
Laurence Belcher
as Charles Xavier (12 Years)
Bill Milner
as Young Erik
Morgan Lily
as Young Raven (10 Years)
Beth Goddard
as Mrs. Xavier
Corey Johnson
as Chief Warden
Glenn Morshower
as Colonel Hendry
Don Creech
as William Stryker
Matt Craven
as CIA Director McCone
James Remar
as US General
Ludger Pistor
as 1st German/Pig Farmer
Wilfried Hochholdinger
as 2nd German/Tailor
Greg Kolpakchi
as Russian Soldier No. 1
Andrei Zayats
as Russian Soldier No. 2
Rade Serbedzija
as Russian General
Ray Wise
as Secretary of State
Michael Medeiros
as Political Officer
Olek Krupa
as Soviet Captain
Yuri Naumkin
as Soviet Fire Control
Gene Farber
as Soviet Radioman
David Agranov
as Soviet NCO
Katrine De Candole
as Swiss Receptionist
James Faulkner
as Swiss Bank Manager
Eva Magyar
as Edie Lensherr
Juan Herrera
as Airport Worker
Greg Savage
as Coastguard
Jarid Faubel
as U.S. Fire Control Officer
Gregory Cox
as Dr. Leigh
Josh Cohen
as Junior Agent No. 1
David Crow
as Weasley Agent
Sasha Pieterse
as Teenage Girl
Brendan Fehr
as Communications Officer
Veniamin Manzyuk
as Lt. Commander
Tony Curran
as Man in Black Suit Agent
Randall Batinkoff
as Man in Black Suit Agent
Peter Stark
as Storm Trooper No. 1
Leonard Redlich
as Storm Trooper No. 2
Carlos Besse Peres
as German Bartender
Sean Brown
as Russian Chopper Pilot
Neil Fingleton
as Russian General's Bodyguard 1
Marios
as Russian General's Bodyguard 2
Georg Nikoloff
as Mr. Lensherr (Erik's Dad)
Arthur Darbinyan
as Aral Sea Captain
Hugh Jackman
as Logan/Wolverine
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