X2: X-Men United - Nostalgia Critic

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Many call it the best X-Men movie, but Nostalgia Critic has some problems with it that a lot of people choose to ignore. Let's take a look at X2: X-Men United.
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X2 (often promoted as X2: X-Men United is a 2003 American superhero film. The film is based on the X-Men superhero team appearing in Marvel Comics. It is the sequel to 2000's X-Men, as well as the second installment in the X-Men film series, and features an ensemble cast including Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Brian Cox, Alan Cumming, Bruce Davison, and Anna Paquin.
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  1. Channel Awesome

    Channel Awesome

    7 dni temu

    What is the best and worst X-Men movie? Support this week's charity - Animation by Kritken - X-Month logo by -

    • Devin Giles

      Devin Giles

      22 godzin temu

      X-Men (2000)

    • Thomas Phillips

      Thomas Phillips

      Dzień temu

      These films you should review eg Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code+Angel & Demons+Inferno starring Tom Hanks

    • 太郎眠


      Dzień temu


    • TheK8iKat


      Dzień temu

      LOL. Critic. <3 You don't have to say it's a good book. But it's fine if you don't like it. I've never read it though, so what do I know?

    • TheK8iKat


      Dzień temu

      .... FOOOX. +grimJT

  2. Uriko Star

    Uriko Star

    6 godzin temu

    When Xavier paused everyone all I could think about was how nobody could blink, their eyes must be so sore!

  3. Dalton Clarke - Judith Nyman SS (2404)

    Dalton Clarke - Judith Nyman SS (2404)

    8 godzin temu

    Review : Star Vs. The Forces Of Evil

  4. JP vidz

    JP vidz

    10 godzin temu

    can you do ducktlales {2017} season 1 I would love to hear your thoughts

  5. Jason Todd’s Hot Bod

    Jason Todd’s Hot Bod

    12 godzin temu

    Are you gonna have to review some of the movies into April? Because theirs not enough Wednesday left in March for all of them, lol

  6. Dennis P.

    Dennis P.

    12 godzin temu

    the thing about nightcrawler teleporting out of the plane is that it was in the air, there was no chance that he could teleport into somthing dangerous, he teleported roughly where he thought she was and caught her, i do admit him teleporting back inside the plane is a stretch, but you could blame that on stress, people can do crazy things when they are under a lot of stress, in the facility, nightcrawler wasnt under any real stress, at least not in the same way as before, so he didnt think he could teleport into a room where he could easely accidently telleport into somthing.

  7. permeus2nd


    13 godzin temu

    14:01 THANK YOU! bloody depowering Rogue and turning her into a wuss, were is my bad ass southern bell that beats up 60ft tall robots with construction girders she ripped out of the building she got slammed into before punching it into scrapy bits.

  8. Ancient_Castle


    13 godzin temu

    Did they hold you at gunpoint when you were filming that commercial? Because it sure looks and feels like they did. Psst, blink twice in your next X-Men review if I was right.

  9. Mikey McDonagh

    Mikey McDonagh

    14 godzin temu

    Wow this has to be the most nitpicky nostalgia critic review I've ever seen

  10. Kunisake The Artist

    Kunisake The Artist

    23 godzin temu

    *A N I M A L F A R M ! !*

  11. Kunisake The Artist

    Kunisake The Artist

    23 godzin temu

    You want... all of these children... to d-

  12. Logical Overdrive

    Logical Overdrive

    23 godzin temu

    15:49 he’s right, really good book.

  13. zan w

    zan w

    23 godzin temu

    Rogue hasn't learned to fly yet.... Because she hasn't drained miss marvel power yet.... How are you nitpicking comic plot holed and not realizing that it not a part of rogue real power to fly and have super strength

  14. Peek- At -Ch'you

    Peek- At -Ch'you

    Dzień temu

    Geez, and I thought SOME modern 21st Century Fox Marvel films are try hards. 🙄

  15. CmanTheMonkey


    Dzień temu

    Can you make an Elvis month with his movies please

  16. Jacob Entz

    Jacob Entz

    Dzień temu

    Funny how he just completely glosses over a majority of the good shit

  17. Thomas Phillips

    Thomas Phillips

    Dzień temu

    These films you should review eg Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code+Angel & Demons+Inferno starring Tom Hanks

  18. Rhonda Peterson

    Rhonda Peterson

    Dzień temu

    Do a review of aqua teen hunger force please

  19. Alexander The Great

    Alexander The Great

    Dzień temu

    I see Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, The X-Files, Lost, The Walking Dead, TaleSpin, Seinfeld, Star Trek - The Next Generation. (I'm a good guesser) You forgot to put Walker, Texas Ranger, Power Rangers, JAG, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Dragon Prince, 24, etc.

  20. TheK8iKat


    Dzień temu

    Oh, man... The ending... Crap. I just remembered why "mutation" is seen as such a bad thing. Because I had somehow seen that very last part without seeing the rest, and in that moment I was literally thinking "yes, everyone is different!"

  21. MrHandss


    Dzień temu

    first class and days of future past are better. no, i'm not counting the deadpool movies or logan. anyways, the worst is easily xmen origins: wolverine.

    • God of Evil

      God of Evil

      18 godzin temu

      BUT!!!! You must admit that the one good thing.... THE ONLY NEW COOL THING was Victor Creed AKA Sabretooth played by Liev Schreiber.

  22. TheK8iKat


    Dzień temu

    Gosh. Even if it might not feel like it was that long ago for some, this is reminding me of when I was a small child and like. "... Why the heck are girls always damsels in distress?" Also, why does the most handsome/hardcore dude get the most screentime? It's X-Men. Not Wolverine.

  23. TheK8iKat


    Dzień temu

    OH, MY GOSH. THE FETISHIZING OF BLUE. BLUE IS MY FAVORITE COLOR. XD BUT UGH... PICK OTHERS! PURPLE. GREEN. GO CRAZY WITH IT! Although, Mystique is supposedly Nightcrawler's mother. So - BUT YEAH. MYSTIQUE. WHY TF DOES SHE HAVE FEATHERS WHEN SHE IS NAKED? ... FOX? ... DISNEEEEY? HAAALP. Although, I do realize it would... OnO Prolly make sense that she did for her disguises. Eh... But then she can make clothes? Idk. XD

  24. Dante Bazzea

    Dante Bazzea

    Dzień temu

    Please can you review Here comes the boom someday



    Dzień temu

    Now I l know why this is x-month.... the Disney buyout

  26. Kurington Kuriton

    Kurington Kuriton

    Dzień temu

    During the scene where Magneto escapes his prison my son (9) said that "Magneto is cool!". All I could reply was: "Yes. Yes he is."

    • God of Evil

      God of Evil

      18 godzin temu


  27. Mateusz Tur

    Mateusz Tur

    Dzień temu

    Mystique was portrayed as more of a wild animal than a woman in the original X-men movies. I'm not sure why would it be weird that she suddenly wants to screw Wolverine. Probably she just felt like doing it.

  28. Nicolas Schultz

    Nicolas Schultz

    Dzień temu

    The more he swears the better the movie. Okay new pitch: First X-Men film by Disney is Jackman playing every part in a Les Mis like musical only using the word Fuck in different tones. And in the end he fights Lou Ferignos Hulk

  29. George Zarmakoupis

    George Zarmakoupis

    Dzień temu

    22:31...for the millionth time... Xavier doesn't have telekinetic powers. Only psychic/telepathy.

  30. Cabeça de Limão

    Cabeça de Limão

    Dzień temu

    Do "Nostalgia Critic: Tom & Jerry in The Fast and The Furry", please!!!!

  31. Saint Boot

    Saint Boot

    Dzień temu

    I am so sick of this sponsor dick riding in the middle of the video. I set up adblockers so I would not have to see shit like this in the first place.

  32. Miah Thorpatrick

    Miah Thorpatrick

    Dzień temu

    I already loved the movie "Logan". These movies are making me love it even more as that as far superior to anything remotely tying into X-Men.

  33. SpaceGeek2161


    Dzień temu

    When Rogue was fumbling with the seat belt on the jet, isn't she just having trouble because of her gloves (trying to use a cloth surface to grip smooth metal)? That's the impression that I got, and it makes MUCH more sense than "the seat belt on our super high-tech jet is broken".

  34. Megan Suarez

    Megan Suarez

    Dzień temu

    You should review Firestarter

  35. Trent Gein

    Trent Gein

    Dzień temu

    One of the worst episodes yet. Unbelievably nitpicky and looking for any issues you possibly can. Fuck off

  36. Reyquiem


    Dzień temu

    I will say that I have four issues with this review. One: It was pretty obvious from the start that Pyro was going to join Magneto. I don't think you should be claiming it was a surprise, unless you weren't paying attention. Two: The opening fight scene and, yes, the airplane scene you keep referring to both imply, at least to me, ahead of time that Nightcrawler doesn't actually *need* to see where he's going to teleport there, because at least once in both scenes (though it's hard to tell in the fight scene, so I may be mistaken) he isn't looking at where he ends up. The exact wording of his explanation suggest this too. All he actually needs is a general idea of the direction and distance to the target point. He's just afraid (perhaps justifiably so) of ending up inside a solid object. When mind-controlled and when operating on reflex, i.e. when he isn't thinking about it, he pulls it off with no trouble. But this is mostly just my own theory; I don't know if anything else corroborates it. Three: Xavier can't lift planes. His power is purely telepathic in nature. You really should know that. Four: Not even a single mention of the many gratuitous boob shots of Mystique? I like boobs as much as anyone, but even I have to admit they went overboard. I mean, just look at 16:39 for ONE entirely unsubtle example. And not even a single joke about it? I'm disappointed. But everything else, I'm with you on. I wouldn't call this the best X-Men movie at all - if Logan counts, I'd definitely pick that, otherwise I'd say probably Days of Future Past. Probably.

  37. Blake King

    Blake King

    Dzień temu

    Please do Holmes and Watson that awful movie needs punishment

  38. BovinaSancta79


    Dzień temu

    What is the song played at the beginning of the video. After the intro I mean. A metal song played in low volume while NC talks. Would like to know....

  39. lainchisap


    Dzień temu

    Did you all get a telenovela camera, for extra fast frame rate? It's especially jarring going from the film to critic stuff. Please turn down the eye-pain, kthx.

  40. Adorable Nurse :3

    Adorable Nurse :3

    Dzień temu

    for fucks sake critic how is nightcrawler gonna be able to teleport into an underground bunker hes never seen before. of course he could catch rogue he can see her, SHE OUTSIDE IN THE OPEN AND HE KNOWS WHAT THE PLANE LOOKS LIKE AAAAGHHH!! WHATS HAPPENING TO YOUUUUU

  41. Kate Cross

    Kate Cross

    Dzień temu

    you think that he might be hinting at doing a review on animal farm?

  42. NavySharkz


    Dzień temu

    Thank you for pointing out each and every criticism I have been making about this piece of crap since it came out. This movie is the height of overrated. You left out how Colossus armored up just to punch a guy through a wall then inexplicably goes back to flesh form in the next scene. Iceman uses his power to create a wall for Wolvie and Stryker to look at each other lovingly through instead of , I don't know, freezing the damn guards that were standing there?!?

  43. Lignum Kluter

    Lignum Kluter

    Dzień temu

    I'm 90% sure that last line was improoved

  44. Madison Speer

    Madison Speer

    Dzień temu

    Omg I wanna see you review X-Men: Evolution!!!! Please!!!!

  45. Harlequin669


    Dzień temu

    Watching you're Audible comercial, I couldnt help but think someone was holding you at gunpoint and forcing you to say those things Doug. Are you ok?

  46. deathkittinzz


    2 dni temu

    Is it bad that I enjoyed the mid-video audiobook ad more than the movie?

  47. Михаил Сказко

    Михаил Сказко

    2 dni temu

    I'm Jaggernaut, bi..... lol that's hilarious

  48. JDMC Music Aus

    JDMC Music Aus

    2 dni temu

    Yeah the only X-men movies I like are Last Stand and Logan Last Stand because it's actually quite fun and not boring like the first two

    • NavySharkz


      Dzień temu

      This person gets it!

  49. Ian M

    Ian M

    2 dni temu

    You started a car with your house key?

  50. Ian M

    Ian M

    2 dni temu

    Brian Cox looks so much younger when he does his astrophysics shows ;-)

  51. Andrew Garfield

    Andrew Garfield

    2 dni temu

    Why does the third installment of every franchise always suck or end up being worse than the first two movies😭

  52. Ghost Killer

    Ghost Killer

    2 dni temu

    Logan is a great fucking movie

  53. Sarah Barker

    Sarah Barker

    2 dni temu

    Speaking of Animal Farm, have you ever thought of reviewing the TV movie adaptation?

  54. Dominik Martinez

    Dominik Martinez

    2 dni temu

    Do the whole series

  55. Jakob Oltman

    Jakob Oltman

    2 dni temu

    Review Daddy Day Care!

  56. Zorn Casteel

    Zorn Casteel

    2 dni temu

    ~ Best one they ever made ...

  57. Reid Tanner

    Reid Tanner

    2 dni temu

    Now do x men 3 the last stand

  58. Mcgewgler Tims

    Mcgewgler Tims

    2 dni temu

    Nostalgia Critic has become nostalgic for me. I use to binge watch him when I moved into my first apartment and had no TV lol

  59. Corthmic


    2 dni temu

    "Xavier couldn't have lifted the plane from the inside?" Doug, Xavier can't even move his legs with his powers, why the hell would he be able to move a jet?

  60. Hasatanel Belial

    Hasatanel Belial

    2 dni temu

    I do not think I have ever heard the line "The advantage is mine" before.

  61. willord ordona

    willord ordona

    2 dni temu

    Kind of miss the days when X-men characters have enemies that are actually at par with their powers. The movies miss a lot of these stuff and I thought we got something going with magneto and Sabretooth

  62. Denny Reyes

    Denny Reyes

    2 dni temu

    Can you do kingdom of heaven?

  63. Don F

    Don F

    2 dni temu

    Mystique is Marvel's Resident Office Slut, look how many baby daddies she had in the comics! Jennifer Lawrence did a great job portraying that character aspect in First Class.

  64. slade tuner

    slade tuner

    2 dni temu

    X-2 is pretty dark

  65. Anthony Prieto

    Anthony Prieto

    2 dni temu

    Dragon heart after the X month

  66. John Hunt

    John Hunt

    2 dni temu

    If you were to rename this movie, what would you name it?

  67. SuperSylar


    2 dni temu

    The cuts during his complaints were the best XDDD

  68. Shady Mist

    Shady Mist

    2 dni temu

    You forgot to add this to the Nostalgia Critic playlist.

  69. soundwave803


    2 dni temu

    I like the opening animation for x-month

  70. Тори Грин

    Тори Грин

    2 dni temu

    Hi, critic. I really like your videos, and I like your style of narration, but, unfortunately, I do not understand English very well (American?). There is one channel that broadcasts your videos and through which I can enjoy your reviews. This channel was banned, although it made a very high-quality translation. I do not know whether you will read this or any of your team. I very much hope that you will see this comment and help the blocked channel, because once you have agreed to translate your videos. The channel is called Студия Озвучки ДжоШизо. If you do not want or can not do this, then I really ask you to make Russian subtitles for your videos, because in Russia there are a lot of people who love you. Sincerely, your fan from Russia.

  71. dannyboi451


    2 dni temu

    This is the best of the original trilogy you fucking idiot. I'm sick of you making fun of good movies. The Jurassic Park sequels except for the 3rd one are good movies. Small soldiers? Good movie. Jack? A fucking good movie but because now you people hate it.

  72. sanic 69

    sanic 69

    2 dni temu


  73. DevolutionX23


    2 dni temu

    Has anyone told him Rogue gets her powers from Captain Marvel? Like, seriously, come on.

    • artur6912


      23 godzin temu

      You are talking about the same guy who argued that Xavier could use telekinesis to lift the plane in place of Jean. This idiot dosen't know jack shit about x-men, he just saw that Rouge could fly in the intro to the x-men cartoon.

  74. bastardjustice


    2 dni temu

    This is practically the best xmen in the original trilogy.

  75. Rastrisfrustreslos Gomez

    Rastrisfrustreslos Gomez

    2 dni temu

    4:55 where that clip from? that shit's hilarous! XD

  76. Garish Soup123

    Garish Soup123

    2 dni temu

    please do a review of Ever After

  77. Michael Leahy

    Michael Leahy

    2 dni temu

    Batman: Gotham Knight. It’s like the animatix, but with Batman

  78. Tim Creech

    Tim Creech

    3 dni temu

    You do realize Rogue couldn't originally fly right?

    • Tim Creech

      Tim Creech

      3 dni temu

      Rogue's flying ability actually comes from Captain Marvel Miss Marvel at the time

  79. Diego Santillan Vargas

    Diego Santillan Vargas

    3 dni temu

    fuck you nostalgia critic

  80. Claudia Taylor

    Claudia Taylor

    3 dni temu


  81. MrKockNoker


    3 dni temu

    All the X-Men movies are overrated, even X-2.

  82. Kevin Feige

    Kevin Feige

    3 dni temu

    Give me my bribe money back you slackers!

  83. PTMWontDie2


    3 dni temu

    Unrelated to X-Men: You’ve reviewed highly-requested bad animated films like Norm of the North, The Emoji Movie and The Boss Baby.’s Wonder Park’s turn now. That movies supposed to be so bad it doesn’t even have a credited director. Review Wonder Park.

  84. Yearlonggiant


    3 dni temu

    This doesn’t really change my opinions about the movies I still view em as Classics Heck I still Look at X-Men; Last Stand as one of my favorite X-Men movies....But it’s hard to pick Favorites when pretty much every X-Men Movie is Great in some way

  85. Shadow of Dread

    Shadow of Dread

    3 dni temu

    What did Nostalgia Critic mean by the cameo that will age great? I know that’s Beast but what does he mean? Is he talking about the actor playing him?

  86. ranwolf76


    3 dni temu

    I always understood the Logan/Mystique scene was just Mystique fucking with Logan's head

  87. Linus Knight

    Linus Knight

    3 dni temu


  88. Adam Conlon

    Adam Conlon

    3 dni temu

    What in name's god was that commercial?

  89. The Judge

    The Judge

    3 dni temu

    I really appreciate you guys making the ads entertaining as heck to watch, so I don't just skip them like on a lot of channels.

  90. Kay Haven

    Kay Haven

    3 dni temu

    Also could these movies please get a proper reboot? The X-Men are really cool!

  91. Kay Haven

    Kay Haven

    3 dni temu

    That ******* Garfield bit had me rolling!!!

  92. Seanbhoy CFC

    Seanbhoy CFC

    3 dni temu

    X2 is the best of the trilogy for me. It's more enjoyable than the other 2 movies. Has a stronger and more Satisfying story in my humble opinion. Not saying it was the perfect Xmen movie by any means but Maybe if it was tied to a stronger Trilogy it'd be more fondly remembered 👍

  93. my name is not important

    my name is not important

    3 dni temu

    We'll miss how se existed

  94. IAmJustHere1


    3 dni temu

    Hey Critic, why haven’t you reviewed Snow Dogs yet?

  95. MrNIKK57


    3 dni temu

    What, no Jason Bourne related joke? Brian Cox and makes a kick-ass mind wiped assassin?

  96. Dobadobadooo


    3 dni temu

    Like with the first X-Men movie review, I don't think the criticisms used here really justify the negative attitude used throughout the review. Minor inconsistencies and deviations from the comics aren't really big deals, and I'd say this still stands as one of the best superhero-movies to this day.

    • When She Shows You Her Moves

      When She Shows You Her Moves

      3 dni temu

      Dobadobadooo except when key characters are adapted horribly, like Cyclops and Jean for example

  97. Cinema Mansion

    Cinema Mansion

    3 dni temu

    Do the Valor for a charity. It helps the homeless.

  98. Sara Achilles

    Sara Achilles

    3 dni temu


  99. Giancarlo Oliveri

    Giancarlo Oliveri

    3 dni temu

    are you guys doing last stand?

  100. Michael Layco

    Michael Layco

    3 dni temu

    9:53 that joke doesn't work, like at all. Singer is a pedophile, he likes skinny lithe young boys, not big hairy men with old ass briefs.