The Wolverine
The Wolverine (2013)

Hugh Jackman returns as Wolverine in this sequel to the member of the X-Men's first solo outing. Mark Bomback and The Usual Suspects' Christopher McQuarrie penned the script, which takes its inspiration from the Chris… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 3, 2013
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Although its final act succumbs to the usual cartoonish antics, The Wolverine is one superhero movie that manages to stay true to the comics while keeping casual viewers entertained.

Anthony Lane
New Yorker

It's a relief to come across a blockbuster that finds a location and stays there, rather than hopping desperately from one place to the next ...

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Just as comic-book movie fatigue was starting to set in, along comes The Wolverine to revive a moribund summer of superheroes.

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Jesse Hassenger

Director James Mangold and credited screenwriters Scott Frank and Mark Bomback develop Logan as a complex individual, rather than just using him as to provide still more hokey backstory and empty action.

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Wesley Morris

Getting [Wolverine] to the movie's above-average finale required three writers - Christopher McQuarrie, Mark Bomback, and Scott Frank - to pad the plot.

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Geoff Pevere
Globe and Mail

It restores the tarnished lustre to this most fan-beloved of Marvel characters by doing precisely what Chris Claremont and Frank Miller's near-sacred 1982 run did: It pumps some feeling into the guy along with his muscles and steel talons.

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Mark Hughes

The film is at its best when it is most reflective of the source material that inspired it, and it disappoints where it most fails to live up to that source material. ...I regret it didn't achieve more.

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Christy Lemire

Director James Mangold's film features some breathtakingly suspenseful action sequences, exquisite production and costume design and colorful characters, some of whom register more powerfully than others.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

The idea of Wolverine fighting off waves of yakuza and ninjas amid shoji screens is tantalizing, but Mangold bungles the staging and cuts so fast that you can't ever savor their silhouettes.

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Richard Knight
Windy City Times

The standard action sequences pile up, interspersed with Wolverine's mooning about in a funk because he's lost the will to live.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
So here we have the brand new sixth installment in this rather overdrawn franchise. A sequel to the third in the original trilogy, not really anything to do… More
xGary Xx
Logan has renounced violence after the death of Jean Grey but becomes embroiled in the affairs of the Yakuza whilst protecting a dying friend's… More
KJ Proulx
It may be a little more generic at times than you may want, but "The Wolverine" has many special moments that will genuinely leave you in awe. This… More
Michael S
After the mildly disappointing "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," the confusingly and rather generically titled "The Wolverine" is a sizable step… More
Edward Boxler
The Wolverine shows potential early on, but a ridiculous action sequence on board a train undermines the dark tone and the film quickly plummets below… More
Cynthia S.
3 3/4's stars - Good movie...not a great movie. I actually had to restart it again after falling asleep to it the first time. This is UNHEARD of for me… More