X-Men: First Class
Country: United States
Release Date: 2011
Runtime: 132 min
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Cast: James McAvoy, Laurence Belcher, Michael Fassbender, Bill Milner, Kevin Bacon, Rose Byrne, Jennifer Lawrence, Beth Goddard, Morgan Lily, Oliver Platt, Álex González, Jason Flemyng, Zoë Kravitz, January Jones, Nicholas Hoult, Caleb Landry Jones, Edi Gathegi, Corey Johnson, Lucas Till, Demetri Goritsas, Glenn Morshower, Don Creech, Matt Craven, James Remar
Movie or TV Series Plot
The very beginning of the X-Men and fight between Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr.
"X-Men: First Class" is set decades earlier than previous X-Men entries, and is a prequel to the previous movies. set in the 1960's, it's during the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, and chronicles the first time that Charles Xavier meets fellow mutant Eric Lehnsherr, who goes by the name Magneto where they become close friends despite their different backgrounds. Due to the Cuban Missile crisis, the world edges closer to nuclear war, and Charles and Eric with other mutants are used by the government to save humanity. However the crisis soon drives the team, and Charles and Eric, apart as each takes a different side in the war and sets the stage for the future films.