The evolutionary next step in explosive action spectaculars is here! Loaded with exciting special features, this "smart, sleek" (Newsweek) and "striking" (Time Out London) first chapter in the X-Men saga has never been more powerful! Mutants born with incredible powers, they are the greatest hope for mankind's future, and its greatest threat. Under the guidance of Professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart), a group known as the X-Men strives for a peaceful co-existence between mutants and humans. But when the mutant supremacist Magneto (Ian McKellen) unveils his plans to wage war on mankind, only the X-Men can protect the world from Magneto's wrath.