Director: James Mangold
Writer: James Mangold (story by), Scott Frank (screenplay), James Mangold (screenplay), Michael Green (screenplay)
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook
Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Released: 03 Mar 2017
Summary: In 2029 the mutant population has shrunk significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins – In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are ageing, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining powers to good use. It would appear that in the near-future, the times in which they were able put the world to rights with razor sharp claws and telepathic powers are now over.
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.
The kids are being caught by armed men, their powers too weak to resist. Logan rushes in with renewed energy and kills many men, Laura helping. Logan weakens, the serum is only temporary, the clone version arrives. Dr. Rice confronts Logan, who pulls out a gun and shoots the mad doctor. The wolverine clone starts to throw Logan around like a rag doll. The kids join together and manage to kill Pierce. Logan is impaled and as the clone moves in to kill him, Laura shoots it in the head with the adamantium bullet. Logan finds peace as he dies seeing Laura safe. The kids bury the Wolverine, Laura recites a passage from Shane, she puts the grave cross as an X and the kids walk north.