Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Production Budget: $150 million
Domestic Total Gross: $179,883,157
Tagline: "Every Hero Has an Origin"
If, like many X-Men fans, you've always wondered where Wolverine got those claws and mutton chops, this tentpole starring Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber wants to tell you. Unfortunately, the confusing plot is lost beneath dizzying special effects and superfluous characters. A 2013 follow up, The Wolverine, directed by James Mangold (Walk the Line), is set to get at the mutant's softer side.