X-Men Movies in Order (The Complete List)

X-men is an American film series based on the superhero theme. It is a fictional series where a team of superheroes protects the world. It is created by the great comic author’s Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and was published by Marvel Comics. Marvel has several other series like the famous Avengers series, but the X-men series has its own fan following. So let’s take deep dive into the list of X-Men movies in order.

X-Men Movies in Order

The X- Men series has a total of 13 films, and it’s the seventeenth highest-grossing film series by earning a huge amount of $6 billion. After Disney acquired 21st Century Fox, Marvel studios obtained the film rights to X-Men. Today we will tell you everything about the X-men series, why should you watch the X-Men series, and from where to start watching. So let’s go.

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The X-Men series consists of 13 films, which are divided into 5 categories:

  • X-Men original trilogy
  • Wolverine trilogy
  • X-Men Beginnings films
  • Deadpool films
  • The Spinoff

X-Men Movies in Order – The Complete List

1. X-Men (2000)

Starting from the X-Men trilogy, the first movie in this category is the same as the title X-Men. The movie was released on July 14, 2000. The X-Men series starts from this movie where Nazi-occupied Poland in 1944.

X-Men

Young Magneto gets separated from his parents. You should start watching this movie in a way to understand the plot properly and stay in sequence.

2. X2: X-Men United (2003)

The next movie that you should watch in the series is X2. Both the movies X2, X-Men united were directed by Bryan Singer, and the story is written by Zak Penn, David Hayter & Bryan Singer. The movie Released on May 2, 2003.

x2 x-men united (2003) -X-Men Movies in Order

Here in this movie, Colonel Willia Stryker tries to distract imprisoned Magneto by questioning him some weird questions so that he could provoke him and know more about Professor Xavier. Here the X-Men decide to team up to prevent Stryker’s wicked plans.

3. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

This is the last movie of the X-Men trilogy in this particular movie; a pharmaceutical company develops the cure for the mutant genes. Magneto announces to war against humans and tries to retrieve his weapon.

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

This is the last battle between the X-Men, and brotherhood ensues. The Movie was released in theatres on May 26, 2006. The film was directed by Brett Ratner.

4. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Here comes the Wolverine trilogy, the next category of the series. This particular category focuses on the character Wolverine, played by Hugh Jackman, and his relationship with Victor Creed. David Benioff was hired to write the screenplay of the movie.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Hugh Jackman is in the lead role of the movie, he also produced it and worked on the script with Benioff. The movie was released in the year 2009, three years after the X-men trilogy series and the best of X-Men movies.

5. X-Men First Class (2011)

This is totally a different story but with the same characters and past life. This film focuses on the relationship between the X-Men and the Brotherhood. Bryan Singer signed to Direct the film produced by the 20th Century Fox production house.

X-Men First Class (2011) -X-Men Movies in Order

The film was released on June 3, 2011. The film succeeded in the Box Office, becoming the seventh highest-grossing film in the series.

6. The Wolverine (2013)

The series continues as Wolverine goes to Japan to join a soldier named Ichiro Yashida, whom he saved years ago. He goes there to save the soldier’s granddaughter Mariko Yashida from the Yakuza assassins.

The Wolverine- X-Men Movies in Order

The screenplay of this movie was written by Christopher McQuarrie. The Director of the movie is James Manifold. The movie was released on July 26, 2013.

7. X-Men Days of Future Past (2014)

The Future past X-men is directed by Bryan Singer; it was released in the theatres on May 10, 2014, by 20th Century Fox. This movie is related to the prequels of the movie.

X-Men Days of Future Past (2014)

The movie starts off with the future in 2023 things are not that good, so they send Wolverine back to the 70s.

8. Deadpool (2016)

Following in order, we have come to the Deadpool series. This particular series set fire on the theatre and made everyone fall in love with the character of Deadpool. Deadpool made an appearance in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Deadpool- X-Men Movies in Order

The character is played by Ryan Reynolds. This particular is the funniest of all the films in the X-Men series.

9. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

The movie starts from the 80s where a mutant who calls himself the Apocalypse dark tries to wipe out civilization, and in this movie, Jean Grey, played by Sophie Turner, and Cyclops played by Tye Sheridan, begin as the new X-Men. This film is also directed by Bryan Singer.

x-men apocalypse

10. Logan (2017)

This was one of the most awaited films of the series as many questions of the audience were to be answered by the production.

Logan -X-Men Movies in Order

A young girl named Laura, who is coincidentally a test tube baby of Wolverine, who was hunted by the Reavers, Logan, and Charles Xavier try to save her. The film was released on March 3, 2017.

11. Deadpool 2 (2018)

The Deadpool series continues, he teams up with Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead. Deadpool teams up with all the X-Men members to save a young mutant from the time-traveling cable.

Deadpool 2

Here the Deadpool part gets completed being the naughtiest among all the films in the X-Men series. The Movie was released on May 18, 2018.

12. X-Men Dark Phoenix (2019)

We are tuned with the series in sequence and came to the last film of the series of X-Men Beginnings. Here Jean Grey’s powers get amplified until she learns to control them and doesn’t feel to do them for good.

X-Men Dark Phoenix -X-Men Movies in Order

With this, the X-Men series comes to an end.

13. The New Mutants (2020)

The latest movie of the X-Men Series started as the new Mutants. After facing a lot of difficulties in the past year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the film release got delayed but was finally released on August 28, 2020.

The New Mutants

The plot of the movie is five mutants discover their abilities and try to escape from their past sins to save themselves. This is the Spinoff series of X-Men.

Where to Start the X-Men Series?

The X-Men film series consists of 13 movies, and all of them are interrelated; and if you watch them without knowing the sequence of the movies, then you won’t understand what’s happening inside the series. So, it is better to watch the movies in a proper sequence so that you don’t miss out on any part.

Frequently Asked Questions:

 

What is X-Men about?

X-Men is all about the mutants who start realizing that they have powers that are extraordinary. Soon all the mutants with different powers team up and save the world from the odds.

 

Is X-Men based on a book?

Yes, X-Men is based on the Marvel Comics named The Uncanny X-Men created by the genius Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. The movies are mostly directed by Bryan Singer, and the screenplay was written by David Hayter and many more.

 

How Wolverine came to know that Mystique turned into a storm?

Wolverine and superhuman senses with the most powerful smelling ability. He could sense people with his power of smell. However, Mystique has the power to change herself into different characters but can’t change her smell, which made her caught to wolverine.

 

What happened to Toad?

It is totally unknown whether the toad survived the fall from the Statue of Liberty. He might have survived because he has the physique ability to fall from heights. We might see him in one of the upcoming films of X-Men.

 

Conclusion:

If you also want to discuss the X-Men scenes and cast with your friends, then it is imperative to watch the entire series from 1-14. Here in this article, you will find the movies in exact order. So, just get your laptop and start watching these super-interesting movie

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