X-Men Dark Phoenix starring Sophie Turner in the lead released in cinemas this week. The movie is a culmination to the X-Men Universe. The movie is the final X-Men movie to have released under the Fox Studios and it has failed to hit the mark. The X-Men movie has hit the cinemas amidst bad reviews. Film critics have not enjoyed the movie and it has reflected badly on X-Men Dark Phoenix’s Rotten Tomatoes ratings. With about 114 reviews, at the time of reporting, X-Men: Dark Phoenix has a rating of 22 percent on the site.
This is the worst rating for an X-Men movie is the last two decades. Before Dark Phoenix, X Men Origins Wolverine stood the lowest rated X-Men movie on the site. The Hugh Jackman starrer released in 2009 and scored a 37 percent rating. Sophie’s previous outing in the X-Men universe, X-Men Apocolypse has a rating of 47 percent. James Marigold’s Logan stands as the highest rated X-Men movie in the series. Hugh Jackman’s last outing as the Wolverine scored a 93 percent rating on the platform.
Here’s a look at the Rotten Tomatoes rating of X-Men movies released over the last two decades:
X-Men (2000) – 81%
X2: X-Men United (2003) – 85%
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) – 57%
X-Men Origins – Wolverine (2009) – 37%
X-Men: First Class (2011) – 86%
The Wolverine (2013) – 71%
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) – 90%
Deadpool (2016) – 84%
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) – 47%
Logan (2017) – 93%
Deadpool 2 (2018) – 83%
Once Upon a Deadpool (2018) – 51%
X-Men: Dark Phoenix is written and directed by Simon Kinberg. Apart from Turner, the movie sees James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Jessica Chastain, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Nicholas Hoult and Evan Peters.
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