Based on the Marvel Comics character of Wolverine, this film explores the early career of the character as he appears in the live-action X-Men franchise.

Based on the Marvel Comics character of Wolverine, this film explores the early career of the character as he appears in the live-action X-Men franchise.

Although commercially successful, Origins is not highly regarded by critics or fans, and has been contradicted by later films in the franchise. Its canonicity within the live-action X-Men universe is unclear.

Origins spawned a sequel, called "The Wolverine", which was released in 2013. Questions regarding that work should be tagged .

A spin-off featuring the Deadpool character, who has his first live-action appearance in this film, has been announced and is set to be released in 2016.

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