|IMDB Rating: 6.8/10 from 372,080 votes|
|Release: 2006 / X-Men: The Last Stand|
|Genre: Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi|
|Director: Brett Ratner|
|Stars: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry|
|Synopsis: X-Men: The Last Stand is a 2006 British-American superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team introduced in Marvel Comics. The film, distributed by 20th Century Fox, is the sequel to 2003’s X2 and also the third installment within the X-Men film series. It was directed by Brett Ratner, written by Simon Kinberg and Zak Penn, Associate in Nursingd features an ensemble solid, including Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Grammer, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn, Shawn Ashmore, Aaron Stanford, Vinnie Jones, and Patrick Stewart. The film’s script is loosely based on 2 X-Men mag story arcs: “The Dark Phoenix Saga” by author Chris Claremont and creative person John Byrne, and “Gifted” by writer god Whedon and creative person John Cassaday, with a plot that revolves around a “mutant cure” that causes serious repercussions among mutants and humans, and on the resurrection of Jean Grey.
Bryan Singer, who had directed the 2 previous films, X-Men (2000) and X2, decided to leave to figure on Superman Returns, as he had not even defined the plot for a third film. Matthew Vaughn, who was ab initio employed as the new director, left due to personal and professional problems, and was replaced with Ratner. Filming began in August 2005 with a budget of $210 million, and was consequently the most expensive film at the time of its unleash. It had extensive visual effects created by eleven totally different firms.
X-Men: The Last Stand was released on could twenty six, 2006, to commercial success. It grossed approximately $459 million worldwide, becoming the seventh-highest grossing film of 2006 and the highest grossing film within the series, until it was surpassed by X-Men: Days of Future Past in 2014 and Deadpool in 2016. Critical reception was mixed, with the acting and the action scenes receiving positive notice, and criticism directed at the screenplay, and overuse of characters and style.