Metacritic Movie Ratings
X-Men: First Class Reviews

4.0

65

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    McAvoy and Fassbender are a casting triumph. These two have, yes, real star magnetism, both individually and together: They're both cool and intense, suave and unaffected, playful and dead serious about their grand comic-book work.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    This prequel draws new energy from supersmart casting, plus the shrewd notion of setting the beginnings of the X-Men saga in the early 1960s.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    Audacious, confident and fueled by youthful energy.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    This X- Men is indeed first class: an exciting, bold and thoroughly enjoyable summer blockbuster.

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