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By Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Poignant, grown-up, very violent superhero movie.

Movie R 2017 137 minutes
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Based on 109 parent reviews

age 14+


it is just so moving, I cant imagine a better movie then this. it is very violent but amazing, it is also very sad, probably the saddest movie I know.

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age 15+

Love it is v. Violent

Is probably my favourite superhero film is sooooooo good but very violent and brutal like gladiator the violence is never really lingered on but is really brutal with realistic blood sprays and gurgling. Also lots of swearing (fuck,fucking,motherfucker,fuck-stick etc,etc) and a shot of breasts and brief rear male nudity just an epic emotional film (more violent than deadpool whatever people say)
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Is It Any Good?

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The movie equivalent to Frank Miller's renowned comic book The Dark Knight Returns, this entry in the X-Men series is amazingly moving and grown-up, elevating the superhero genre to new heights. Jackman gives an astonishing performance as a hurting Logan; he's no longer Wolverine, just a man who's lived a hard, hard life and is looking at an unforgiving, grim future. Meanwhile, director James Mangold completely reverses the hatchet job he did on his last outing The Wolverine, here delivering a sad, fatalistic -- yet stunningly poignant -- look at regret and loss.

It's almost like a Western, filled with cracked, dusty American spaces. (Shane is shown on TV.) Characters wrestle with the landscape on the exterior while wrestling with their pasts, fears, and desires on the interior. It helps that we know Logan so well and that he's been so impossibly cool for so long. Now he becomes human for the first time, experiencing what a family might have been like, as well as a longing for resignation. The movie has action, but, rather than celebrating exhilaration, it's deliberately wearisome, shadowing the end of an era. Perhaps most profoundly, Logan achieves a sense of generations, of life changing, unknown, leaving some folks behind but trudging forever on.

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