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X-Men Origins-Wolverine

Released

May 01, 2009

Latest Home Video

Sep 15, 2009

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Cast

Hugh Jackman
Liev Schreiber
Ryan Reynolds
Gavin Hood

Studio

2009 Twentieth Century Fox

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Synopsis

If you have ever wondered how Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) came to be the angst-riddled, blade-wielding character portrayed in the X-men franchise -- then puzzle no more. This movie reveals his lupus origins, the reasons for his feud with Sabretooth (Liev Schreiber) and how the government turned him into a living weapon.

Content Details

Why Is X-Men Origins-Wolverine Rated PG-13?

X-Men Origins-Wolverine is rated PG-13 PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, and some partial nudity.

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Revealing Wolverine’s past provides an opportunity to uncover a lifetime of violent confrontations, from domestic disputes, to war violence, firing squads and duels between mutant characters. Death is delivered in just about every conceivable way, including bullets, explosions, swords, impaling, slashing and strangulation. These on screen depictions sometimes include blood. Battles between nearly immortal characters are detailed and extended, and feature bodies being tossed around, smashed and crushed, or thrown through walls and windows. Plenty of property is damaged, and innocent bystanders are killed. The military orders the death of civilians, along with other illegal or unethical activities. Frequent death threats are uttered. A character is decapitated (the severed head is seen, but no blood is shown). Surgical procedures are portrayed, such as exposed eyeballs, a stitched up mouth and injections with needles (some of these portrayals are gruesome). Torture is mentioned. A naked man is seen from the rear and side (details are obscure), and a male character’s bare chest is often shown. It is implied an unmarried couple have a sexual relationship (the woman is seen wrapped only in a blanket, and latter in scanty pajamas). A man forcibly carries off a woman. Some mild and moderate profanities are used, as well as terms of Christian deity. A main character chews on a cigar, and alcohol is occasionally consumed.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to X-Men Origins-Wolverine.

This movie is a prequel to the popular X-Men franchise. The proceeding three movies are: X-Men, X2: X-Men United and X3: The Last Stand. Fans can also look for the recent Blu-ray release of these films in a package titled: X-Men Trilogy.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
14A Violence.
AB 14A
MB 14A Violence.
ON PG Violence. Language May Offend. Not Recommended for Young Children.
QC 13+
NB
NS
NL
PE
PG

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of X-Men Origins-Wolverine...

Release Date: 15 September 2009

X-men Origins: Wolverine on Blu-ray Disc is presented in widescreen, with audio tracks 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio (English) and 5.1 DTS (French and Spanish). Subtitles are available in English, French and Spanish. Bonus extras include:

- Commentary by Director Gavin Hood

- Commentary by Producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Ralph Winter

- The Roots of Wolverine: A Conversation with X-Men creators Stan Lee and Len Wein

- - Featurettes: Wolverine Unleashed: The Complete Origins, Wolverine Weapon X Mutant Files, The Thrill of the Chase: The Helicopter Chase Sequence and X Connect and On Set With Gavin Hood

- X-Facts: Trivia Track

- Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Director Gavin Hood

- Alternate Memory Erase Sequence

- Alternate Tag Scene: Japan

- Fox Movie Channel Presents: World Premiere

- IMDB BD-Live technology

- Digital Copy of the movie

X-men Origins: Wolverine Two-Disc Special Edition DVD is presented in widescreen, with audio tracks in 5.1 Dolby Surround (English) and Dolby Surround (French and Spanish). Subtitles are available in English, French and Spanish. Additional material includes:

- Commentary by Director Gavin Hood

- Commentary by Producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Ralph Winter

- The Roots of Wolverine: A Conversation with X-Men creators Stan Lee and Len Wein

- Wolverine Unleashed: The Complete Origins” featurette

- Deleted and Alternate Scenes

- Alternate Tag Scene: Japan

- Anti-Smoking PSA: Bubbles

- Digital Copy of the movie

X-men Origins: Wolverine Single-Disc DVD is presented in widescreen, with audio tracks in 5.1 Dolby Surround (English) and Dolby Surround (French and Spanish). Subtitles are available in English, French and Spanish. Special features include:

- Featurette: Wolverine Unleashed: The Complete Origins

- Anti-Smoking PSA: Bubbles

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