X-Men: First Class Reviews

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July 26, 2019
For all its mythology, X-Men would still be highly entertaining for newcomers to the story.
June 8, 2019
A smartly written and tightly plotted summer blockbuster with the gumption and drive to feature fully fleshed out characters, remarkably realized by a solid cast.
June 3, 2019
After a sour film closing out the original trilogy, X-Men: First Class is a return to greatness.
May 8, 2019
This is a smart and entertaining film, able to transcend the comic book genre and evolve into a good Cold War thriller.
April 2, 2019
First Class can safely be watched by first-timers, but old faithfuls of the franchise will get a little more, tracing the origins of their favourite characters.
January 19, 2019
An extraordinary blast from the past, X-Men: First Class will go down as one of this decade's best superhero movies.
January 8, 2019
McAvoy and Fassbender are two very talented men, who have created characters of their own, while staying true to the originals.
November 10, 2018
Although X-Men: First Class is not the best film of its kind, it certainly does its genre justice.
November 6, 2018
What's most remarkable about First Class, the fifth in the series of X-Men films, is that it's the first one since the original that inspires a want for more.
November 4, 2018
This is not an empty popcorn film. It has a heart, a mind, and a healthy stock of endorphins.
August 29, 2018
What if women could only contribute to the plot while in their underwear?
March 22, 2018
Add in some spectacular battle sequences and crisp characters, and it makes one of the best superhero movies in years.
October 24, 2017
Good actors make you care, even if the story doesn't.
September 8, 2017
If you didn't see the previous movies, you may not be able to appreciate some of the subtle references, but that won't make you enjoy the movie any less. Check it out.
August 25, 2017
Ultimately, Hollywood has once again proven it has a power all its own: the ability to suck the life out of what was once a reasonably entertaining franchise.
August 22, 2017
X-Men doesn't really know what it wants to be: a camp-fest, a super gay love story, a celebration of '60s comic book style, or a semi-solemn treatise on learning how to accept and celebrate diversity.
March 11, 2016
Many of the scenes could have been trimmed, and there's a serious Hugh Jackman-shaped void in the comedy stakes, but for the most part, X really hits the spot.
July 14, 2015
For reasons arising from the way the X-Men film franchise has developed, this is the first Marvel movie set in the period when the characters were created, and thus able to embrace the Rat Pack cool that was part of their original charm.
July 14, 2015
That First Class also offers up a decent narrative about the importance of self-love, family bonding and friendship gives it extra dimension -- even if the overall dramatic range only goes X to Z.
July 14, 2015
X-Men: First Class manages the neat trick of staying true to the superhero legend while also creating something fresh and exciting. This class graduates with top marks.
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