I am so excited for the upcoming - Wolverine 3 or hopefully Old Man Logan - and not to mention at the end of this month with X-Men: Apocalypse! This franchise started off extremely strong with their first two entries, but mucked everything up with X-Men: The Last Stand.
As of now, they have countless movies in the works and plenty to be excited about for the future of Fox's best franchise. It hasn't always been roses for the Mutants and they had quite a few box-office bombs. None of the Fantastic Four movies will be on this list and I'm sure you don't need an explanation why! So, here are my 7 top movies for Fox's MCU!
7. DAREDEVIL (DIRECTOR'S CUT)
This movie was not very good, even though they tried to be pretty faithful to source material. I don't believe this movie is as horrible as most people say, but I don't think this movie was good either. I don't care how campy Bullseye was in the film -- he made me laugh every time he touched his forehead.
Luckily, Marvel got the rights back and delivered something truly spectacular with Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock. I've always loved the Daredevil comics and I'm glad that they're finally doing the Devil of Hell's Kitchen justice. I firmly believe that this movie was better than all three of the Fantastic Four's failures.
6. THE WOLVERINE
This was a great movie until the very ending. I'm not quite sure why; I wasn't the biggest fan of it, but maybe it just seemed to me that they took the easy way out. It wasn't bad, but I just wanted something more.
And I don't have a clue how else they could have change it, but it was still a great movie. After Wolvie's love session with Mariko, I really wanted Daken to be born out of that sexual encounter with some sort of tease at the end.
I liked Logan's arc and how he found himself once again after he killed Jean in Last Stand. I thought it was extremely satisfying seeing Wolverine fight ninjas and it showcased why he's one of the most loved heroes of all time.
I have no clue on how they're going to go about these timelines, but this timeline seems the most logical to introduce, Old Man Logan. I'm not sure if DoFP followed right after, or it was something entirely different. Either way, it was way better than his first solo movie.
Yes, I'm aware that this movie started the superhero trend in Hollywood and it was a truly great movie. It was fun, but I just don't find it as entertaining as other entries on this list. I am super-grateful that Singer made this movie and it had the impact that it did with the masses!
This movie solidify that superhero movies weren't going anywhere for a very long time. This movie was an improvement on this first and they raised the stakes to a monumental level.
Plus, they introduced one of my favorite Mutants ever, Nightcrawler! I loved the death match between, Wolverine and Lady Deathstrike, and it was truly awesome. This wasn't higher on this list because, basically, I really liked the other entries a lot more (I know, obviously, right!).
3. X-MEN: FIRST CLASS
After the abhorrent X-Men: The Last Stand, they rebooted the franchise and took back to a time where everything was groovy. They perfectly casted Fassbender and Mcavoy as Magento and Professor X. The movie was intriguing and I was impressed that they took a risk and had it set in the 60's!
I loved how they mixed historical events and gave us an origin how the X-Men became, well, X-Men. Also, they gave us a very dangerous villain in Shaw and I really liked how unique it was compared with Iron Man and The Dark Knight. Lastly, the scene with Wolverine telling Charles and Erik to f*ck off was priceless!
2. X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST
I had no clue what to think heading into this movie. I was pleasantly surprise on how much I enjoy this entry on the X-Franchise and how well it handled time-traveling. Quicksilver stole the show, with one of the most amazing scenes I've ever seen in any film.
I liked how Mystique made the right decision at the end and how cool was it that Magento lifted an entire baseball field over the White House! The most impressive thing in my opinion was how they rewrote their history in a way that was logical. They rebooted their universe and now anything is possible!
Deadpool just made it possible for studios to stay faithful to the source material by being a massive hit. That's huge and the movie might be one of the funniest movies I've ever seen. I could give countless examples on why I loved this movie, but the impact this movie made on upcoming movies is immeasurable for us the fans.
I'm not saying every movie needs to be a spectacle of gore, but Wade Wilson paved the way for certain heroes to be finally done properly on the big screen. I know, with this logic than X-Men should be here at the top spot. And you're probably right, but I enjoyed this movie and I'll probably watch it around a million times until the sequel comes out. That's why this movie made the top of my list!
I love all superhero movies and I'm glad that the majority of people do as well! I'm a tad worried about what the critics are saying about X-Men: Apocalpyse, but I'm still going to go see it and check it out for myself. I highly doubt that you agree with everything on my list and I'd love to hear what you think down in the comments section. Lastly, do you think Deadpool will make a cameo in the upcoming Wolverine 3? What a great time to be a fan!
WHAT DO YOU THINK THE NEXT X-MEN MOVIE WILL BE ABOUT?
X-Men: Apocalypse will hit theaters on May 27th in the United States!