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: July 25, 2013
DVD 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.

Matthew Lickona
San Diego Reader

Japan seems valued more for its scenery and costumes than anything having to do with its character.

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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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Sonny Bunch
Washington Free Beacon

The Wolverine is at its best when it deals with Logan's internal struggles and helps return fans of the franchise to the modern day.

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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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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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Nathan Bartlebaugh
The Film Stage

Wonky closing chapter aside, there's enough in The Wolverine that I find myself preferring it to all of the comic book pictures we've seen so far this year.

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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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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out

Too quickly the random fights pile up -- so many yakuza thugs who forgot to wear chain mail that morning -- and you yearn for the film that might have been.

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Mark Jackson
Epoch Times

Recite the following using Arnold's accent: 'Hugh is beeg! He has got striations, vascularity, and pectoral shelves!'

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% 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