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X-Men: First Class
Director: Matthew Vaughn (Dir)
Release Date:   2011
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 3 Jun 2011
Duration (in mins):   130
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Cast:   James McAvoy (Charles)  
    Michael Fassbender (Erik Lehnsherr)  
    Kevin Bacon (Sebastian Shaw/Dr. Schmidt)  
    Rose Byrne (Moira MacTaggert)  
    January Jones (Emma Frost)  


Production Company: Donners' Company  
  Marvel Studios  
  Bad Hat Harry Productions  
Distribution Company: 20th Century Fox  
Director: Matthew Vaughn (Dir)
Producer: Lauren Shuler Donner (Prod)
  Simon Kinberg (Prod)
  Gregory Goodman (Prod)
  Bryan Singer (Prod)
Writer: Matthew Vaughn (Wrt)
  Ashley Edward Miller (Wrt)
  Zack Stentz (Wrt)
  Jane Goldman (Wrt)
  Sheldon Turner (Story)
  Bryan Singer (Story)
Photography: John Mathieson (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Chris Seagers (Prod des)
Film Editor: Lee Smith (Ed)
  Eddie Hamilton (Ed)
Music: Henry Jackman (Mus)
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Country: United States
Language: English

Source Text: Based on the comic book series X-Men created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (publication date undetermined).
Authors: Stan Lee
  Jack Kirby

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation 27/5/2011 dd/mm/yyyy PA1734786
Dune Entertainment III LLC 27/5/2011 dd/mm/yyyy PA1734786

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Genre: Adventure
Sub-Genre: Action


Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Daily Variety   31 May 2011   p. 2, 15.
Hollywood Reporter   10 Jun 2011   p. 60.
Los Angeles Times   3 Jun 2011.   
New York Times   3 Jun 2011   p. 1.

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