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2.5
1,121 Ratings

The Wolverine

Directed by James Mangold
United States, United Kingdom, 2013
Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

Synopsis

Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons.

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The Wolverine Directed by James Mangold

Awards & Festivals

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2014 | Nominee: Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

Wolverine’s death-wish is the most intriguing part of The Wolverine – yet the film remains a curiously muted blockbuster… The result feels less like a big Hollywood film than a very special, going-to-Japan episode of a ‘Wolverine’ TV series.
August 05, 2013
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The production design and fight choreography show craft, but ultimately, as in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), the plot boils down to an evil genius’s obsession with creating a new being from used parts. It may be a streamlined, 21st-century take on the Frankenstein story, but it’s not an improvement; for a 3D adventure, this noisy action fantasy falls as flat as cardboard.
August 02, 2013
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When Travolta danced in his loincloth (under Stallone’s direction, too), it was vanity. When Moore shaved her head and did one-arm pushups, it was politics. With Jackman, it’s neither. Whether he’s cutting open his chest and feeling around for his heart, pretending to slice into the roof of a speeding train, or holding onto grating that overlooks a cliff, Jackman is giving us the camp of martyrdom.
July 26, 2013
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