Apart from MCU, Marvel Comics has also inspired the X-Men film series which over the years has done incredibly well at the box office. The first part of the series released back in 2000 and proved to be a good success. However, later on, it got even better as the craze for the Wolverine increased manifolds. Deadpool also joined the series later and exceeded the success of all previous films.
Let’s have a look at the box office business of all X-Men films so far. Note that the films are ranked according to their numbers.
1) Deadpool 2
Starring Ryan Reynolds in lead along with Josh Brolin, the film was actually an X-Men spin-off. Deadpool 2 as the sequel of Deadpool did excellent business all over as it released back in 2018. The action-comedy did a worldwide business of $786 million.
The first Deadpool released in 2016 and it was a worldwide sensation. The film starring Ryan Reynolds along with Morena Baccarin and Briana Hildebrand did a business of $783 million worldwide.
3) X-Men: Days of Future Past
The 2014 film of the X-Men franchise had Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy in lead. Directed by Bryan Singer, X-Men: Days of Future Past did a business of $746 million.
Logan starring Hugh Jackman, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Patrick Stewart did a business of $619 million. The 2017 film is the 4th highest grosser of the X-Men series.
5) X-Men: Apocalypse
X-Men: Apocalypse released in 2016 and had Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Oscar Isaac, and others in the lead. The film did a business of $544 million worldwide according to Box Office Mojo.
6) X-Men: The Last Stand
X-Men: The Last Stand hit the worldwide box office in 2006 and it won’t be wrong to say that it totally rocked the cinema halls. The Ellen Page, Famke Janssen, Rebecca Romijn, Cayden Boyd starrer film did a business of $460 million.
7) The Wolverine
This X-Men spin-off starring Hugh Jackman in lead along with Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, and others released in 2013. Directed by James Mangold, the film did a business of $415 million.
8) X2: X-Men United
The 2003 release, X2: X-Men United starred Hugh Jackman along with Patrick Stewart, Halle Berry in lead and did a worldwide business of $408 million.
9) X-Men Origins: Wolverine
X-Men Origins: Wolverine released in 2009 and had Ryan Reynolds, Lynn Collins, Liev Schreiber, Hugh Jackman, and others in lead. Directed by Gavin Hood, the film did a worldwide business of $373 million.
10) X-Men: First Class
The 2011 release had James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, and others playing important parts. The worldwide box office business of X-Men: First Class was $353 million.
This was the first part of the X-Men series and released in 2000. Starring James McAvoy, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, and others, X-Men did a worldwide business of $296 million. The film was directed by Bryan Singer.
12) X-Men: Dark Phoenix
The latest film of the series, X-Men: Dark Phoenix released in 2019 and had Sophie Turner, James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, and others in lead. Directed by Simon Kinberg, the film did a business of $252 million worldwide.
Which is your most favourite film among these?