This article is about the film series. You may be looking for the mutant team or 2000 film of the same name.

X-Men is a film series based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. Distributed by 20th Century Fox after purchasing the film rights from Marvel Entertainment in 1994 [1], X-Men is one of the longest ongoing film series to be based on comic books.


# Film U.S. release date Director Writer(s) Status
1 X-Men July 14, 2000 Bryan Singer Bryan Singer
David Hayter
Tom DeSanto
2 X2: X-Men United May 2, 2003 Bryan Singer David Hayter
Michael Dougherty
Dan Harris
3 X-Men: The Last Stand May 26, 2006 Brett Ratner Simon Kinberg
Zak Penn
4 X-Men Origins: Wolverine May 1, 2009 Gavin Hood David Benioff
Skip Woods
5 X-Men: First Class June 3, 2011 Matthew Vaughn Ashley Miller
Zack Stentz
Jane Goldman
Matthew Vaughn
6 The Wolverine July 26, 2013 James Mangold Mark Bomback
Scott Frank
7 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23, 2014 Bryan Singer Simon Kinberg Released
8 Deadpool February 12, 2016 Tim Miller Rhett Reese
Paul Wernick
9 X-Men: Apocalypse May 27, 2016 Bryan Singer Bryan Singer
Simon Kinberg
Michael Dougherty
Dan Harris
10 Logan March 3, 2017 James Mangold Scott Frank
James Mangold
Michael Green
11 Deadpool 2 May 18, 2018 David Leitch Rhett Reese
Paul Wernick
12 Dark Phoenix February 14, 2019 Simon Kinberg Simon Kinberg Post-production
13 The New Mutants June 7, 2019 Josh Boone Josh Boone
Knate Lee

Films in development

Film Director Writer(s)
Untitled Gambit film Unknown Unknown
Untitled X-Force film [2] Drew Goddard Drew Goddard
Untitled third Deadpool film [3] Unknown Unknown
Untitled The New Mutants sequels [4][5] Unknown Unknown
Untitled X-23 film [6] James Mangold Craig Kyle, James Mangold
Untitled Multiple Man film [7] Unknown Allan Heinberg
Untitled Alpha Flight film [8] Unknown Unknown
Untitled Exiles film [8] Unknown Unknown
Untitled Kitty Pryde film [9] Tim Miller Brian Michael Bendis
143 [10] Tim Miller Brian Michael Bendis


  • X-Men, X2, and X-Men: The Last Stand comprise the "original trilogy", while X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and X-Men: Apocalypse comprise the "beginnings trilogy".



  1. Stan Lee, Chris Claremont, Bryan Singer, Lauren Shuler Donner, Tom DeSanto, Avi Arad, The Secret Origin of The X-Men, 2000, 20th Century Fox
  2. Drew Goddard to Write, Direct 'X-Men' Spinoff 'X-Force'
  3. Fox's X-Men Issues: Jennifer Lawrence Unsigned, 'Deadpool' Defections, 'Gambit' on Hold
  4. Warlock & Karma Will Be in New Mutants 2
  5. The New Mutants Will Kick Off A Trilogy Of Distinct Horror Movies, Says Josh Boone
  6. 'Logan' Team on Dreaming Up a 'Laura' Spinoff and Finding the Drama in Wolverine's Goodbye
  7. James Franco, Simon Kinberg, ‘Wonder Woman’ Scribe Allan Heinberg Team On Fox’s Marvel Mutant ‘Multiple Man’
  8. 8.0 8.1 ‘Logan’ Producer Simon Kinberg Eyeing ‘Exiles’ & ‘Alpha Flight’ For Future ‘X-Men’ Projects
  9. Exclusive: Tim Miller Developing Solo ‘Kitty Pryde’ Movie at Fox
  10. Fox Teams Tim Miller, Brian Michael Bendis For ‘X-Men’ Mystery Project ‘143’