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The X-Men franchise have a total of 13 movies, which have left alot fan confused as to what order should there watch the movie for better understanding. After 2 years of delay the franchise recently released their latest addition to the series called “The New Mutant”.
There are basically three broad ways to watch the movies: the chronological order, by the release date or by following the timeline which was created by 2014’s Days of Future Past.
X-Men Chronological Order Of watching
The X Men franchise is a bit complicated and the events don’t follow a linear sequence. However, we have listed down the chronological order of movies as well.
- X-Men: First Class (set in 1962, released in 2011)
- X-Men: Days of Future Past (set in 1973, released in 2014)
- X-Men Origins: Wolverine (set in 1981, released in 2009)
- X-Men: Apocalypse (set in 1983, released in 2016)
- X-Men: Dark Phoenix (set in 1992, released in 2019)
- X-Men (set in 2000, released in 2000)
- X2: X-Men United (set in 2003, released in 2003)
- X-Men: The Last Stand (set in 2006, released in 2006)
- The Wolverine (set in 2013, released in 2013)
- Deadpool (set in 2016, released in 2016)
- Deadpool 2 (2018, released in 2018)
- Logan (2029, released in 2017)
The X-Men First Timeline Order
The first timeline order is based on how Mystique is not successful in killing military scientist Bolivar Trask (Peter Dinklage) after the X-Men discover that is working on mutants. For more than decades, Sentinels risk the extinction of the mutants. Not all movies feature in this order.
- X-Men: First Class
- X-Men: Days of Future Past
- X-Men Origins: Wolverine
- X2: X-Men United
- X-Men: The Last Stand
- The Wolverine
The X-Men Second Timeline Order
The second timeline order is based on how Wolverine stops Mystique as he is ready to kill Trask, which saves the mutants from being wiped out. Mystique becomes as after he saves President Nixon from Magneto. Not all movies feature in this sequence as well.
- X-Men: Days of Future Past (future sequence)
- X-Men: Days of Future Past (past sequence)
- X-Men: Apocalypse
- X-Men: Dark Phoenix
- Deadpool 2