X2: X-Men United - Nostalgia Critic

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Channel Awesome
Channel Awesome - Vor Monat
What is the best and worst X-Men movie?
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Ricky May
Ricky May - Vor 4 Tage
Best- X2 Worst- The Last Stand and Origins
Marko Srbinovski
Marko Srbinovski - Vor 10 Tage
Best: Logan Worst: X-Men Origins: Wolverine
tompraeger
tompraeger - Vor 18 Tage
Worst: X Men Origins Wolverine Best: Days of Future Part
myungsook choi
myungsook choi - Vor 27 Tage
Logan and Apocalypse
thecouchgenie wtf
thecouchgenie wtf - Vor 27 Tage
in the purge review what music was used for the title card?
Diego Bareno
Diego Bareno - Vor Stunde
The way they made Jean look she looks just like Mariska Hargitay.
Big Duke
Big Duke - Vor 3 Stunden
Wolverine is the only one who's ever beaten Mystique in a fight. That's my interpretation of her sudden attraction to him. That moment totally worked for me and says alot abour both characters in a small amount of time.
Lewis Davidson
Lewis Davidson - Vor 20 Stunden
This is like a Cinemasins video, it’s fucking awful. Every question raised is sorted by common sense. Why can’t Professor X pick up the jet? Cause he’s not telekinetic, moron. The majority of this video is just saying what’s happening, it’s kinda pointless I’m gonna be honest.
Brandon The Creator 13
Brandon The Creator 13 - Vor 2 Tage
1:22 I gethe idea1:32 bigger bugget 1:40 the stupidest1:50 using the title twice it's stupid 2:26 it doesn't add up2:33 story lines 2:45 let's be honest the best part 3:00 fast pasted scene 3:33 lost and confused , character development you're going to get 4:00 GET USED TO 4:30 hypocritical stuff 5:00 get an idea like that 5:30 exact same age 5:52 completely abandoned him again 6:30 little control over his 6:55 nobody's powers make sense in these 7:11 villain cliches7:27 dead7:36 there's problem somewhere7:45 want children to die 8:05 totally prepared for that 8:27 facebook has better security than you 8:38 who can it be?8:57 sounds like the narrator from 9:17 totally something he can do now 9:53 singer film 9:58 captive 10:05 that's yeah sure 11:00 play this sound effect over it 11:32 thank you 11:45 you'll be fine
Healer Force
Healer Force - Vor 2 Tage
Arnold I need an Ice pun "FROSTY"
Jorno
Jorno - Vor 3 Tage
I might like the opening better (and I realize you guys probably did the best you could) if it didn't look like 2007 Newgrounds animations.
A Frog
A Frog - Vor 4 Tage
OMG stop talking about "realistic", it`s A FUCKING COMIC!
Henry Smith
Henry Smith - Vor 4 Tage
I know everyone has said these thing, but I had to say them.
1. The reason Jason made Charles think he was a little girl was because his power is not telepathy like Charles, but rather creating illusions, so he had to do that to gain his trust and it didn’t last as long as you said it did, and it was a sad moment when jason made Charles think he could walk again.
2. Pyro’s turn was not out of nowhere because throughout the movie he was guy that wanted to show off his powers and Charles restrained him, and remember that pyro attacked all of those cops in the film, so when magneto offered him to join him, he took it as freedom from xavier, so he decided to join him.
3. How is having a fast moment be followed by a slow moment a bad thing? Especially when you usually complain about when a fast moment is followed by another fast moment.
4. How is making rogue more compelling a bad thing? All they did was make her more interesting, and I don’t mind it because it makes sense that she would be scared and tortured by her powers because her power is if she touches someone, they die. Also, when rogue was originally introduced, she was a timid villain looking for forgiveness.
5. The scene with iceman’s parents was there to develop iceman.
6. The only reason you complained about the jet fight, (which was awesome) was because you are used to the animated series where they fight mutants and sentinels, but that doesn’t make the action scene bad.
7. Cyclops knew that logan and Jean had a thing because in the first film that was the whole reason he didn’t like logan.
8. Iceman is not nearly powerful enough by the time of that movie to freeze the lake.
9. Mystique making out with wolverine was a reference to the comics where they had a relationship.
10. I always felt like Jean wanted to die because she was scared of the power growing inside of her and knew about the Phoenix. So when she said it was the only way, to me she was saying it was the only way to stop the Phoenix, but little did she know that water would make her become Phoenix.
Henry Smith
Henry Smith - Vor 4 Tage
11. What he discovered was that he lost his memory because of the experiment. 12. Also, while they did have a bunch of characters they did choose the right ones to focus on, iceman, wolverine, rogue, magneto, Charles, and Stryker. You know, the moment you announced x month, I got worried because I realized that you were going to rip apart x2, because I saw your days of future past video where you said you didn’t like x2. The only thing that would have been worse is if you ripped apart Logan. And honestly, I usually agree with your videos with a few exceptions like this, Donnie Darko, and a few others.
Henry Smith
Henry Smith - Vor 4 Tage
Thank god x month is over because it was with the exception of wolverine origins just unfair nitpicking.
niels dekker
niels dekker - Vor 7 Tage
Make a video of the prince of the dinosaurs
Starman Gaming
Starman Gaming - Vor 8 Tage
7:40 Yeah, I kinda agree that a school that harbors a guy that can shatter glass with his voice, an old man that's damn well unkillable with animalistic sensibilities and razor-sharp metal claws, a mutant that has the combatics of the worlds best Marine platoon with three brains in his head, a girl that can create a sword with mystical energy and her walking tank of a brother that can smash tanks with one fist, a woman who can maniplulate the weather like it's hair at a salon and her nephew that can sprout and shoot bony spikes from his body, a girl who can create a full body of armor made of pure energy, freaking DEADPOOL (on occasion), the reincarnation of APOCALYPSE the first mutant, a boy with metallic wings that can shoot its bladed feathers abd use them as a shield, a woman who can probe your mind and create psionic weapons, a literal beast with the mind of Oxford's greatest intellectual, a girl who can sap away your life force in mere seconds while being able to mimic your physical abilities or powers, a girl who can project your worst nightmares, a boy who can become an indestructible and unstoppable ball of destruction, a girl who can shift between human and wolf, a boy who can create Glaciers out of nothing, the two most powerful psychics in existence with a third that can turn her skin into a diamond lattice, a guy who can turn playing cards into explosives, an acrobatic assassin who can teleport, a boy packing a laser cannon of death behind each of his eyes, a girl who can sap energy and create explosions, another who creates explosive orbs in the palm of her hands, whatever Hepzibah is, a telepath Super-Soldier from the future, a woman that can manipulate probability, a boy who's a One-shot wonder that can become a walking ATOM BOMB, a girl who can change ALL OF REALITY in a second, a girl that can sneak attack you by walking through walls and even more I can't even remember or list here CLEARLY needs a security system. I'm _pppprrrreeeeeeeeeeeeettttyyyy_ sure they're ok.
AJ Banky
AJ Banky - Vor 10 Tage
Dude. You missed a golden opportunity to make a Cardi B drugging people joke at the part with Mystique and the dude in the bathroom stall!
Nick Wilde
Nick Wilde - Vor 11 Tage
I swear to god Don Karnage is running at 1:13
Brandon Condron
Brandon Condron - Vor 12 Tage
I love Channel Awesome and i love X-Men 2!
TheMetroRetro
TheMetroRetro - Vor 12 Tage
I like Nighcrawler, but is german accent sounds like he's from Poland
and his german sounds like a japanese guy immitating Hitler
Archie Thomas
Archie Thomas - Vor 14 Tage
you should've brought in hyper fan girl, devil boner and bill to defend the movie and act it out every now and then
Daniel Witz
Daniel Witz - Vor 14 Tage
Nice work fox screw up this one.
Sam
Sam - Vor 14 Tage
lol
Gage Peruti
Gage Peruti - Vor 15 Tage
I hate to be that guy, but the song Bye Bye Bye is from the Backstreet Boys, not NSync.
Vladimir Dragonov
Vladimir Dragonov - Vor 15 Tage
Eehh Cox is 27 days older so not the _exact_ same age
Кожурка от помидора
About Jean's (here is your joke) sacrifice.
Well, yeah, that, maybe, wasn't hinted enough in movie ("judge the film by what it have here and now" and other such stuff), buuuuut...
Since Jean had Dark Phoenix inside her isn't this sacrifie looks like intentional suicide? So DP just won't be released and won't do Thanos' job too early. Jean felt she and Prof. X can't hold him any more and she won't be able to help X-Men properly (we'll imagine she helped them properly)+kinda convinient place and situation for burial of someone that strong as DP.
The Komičar
The Komičar - Vor 16 Tage
5:32
I think Stryker knew Mystique took the body of Senator Kelly and that’s why he said that line. Because he is technically speaking 26 years older than her!
JMJ021
JMJ021 - Vor 16 Tage
Wolverine is the Batman of Marvel. Spider-Man is the Superman of Marvel.
Jetgar Ace
Jetgar Ace - Vor 16 Tage
yes
James VanZanten
James VanZanten - Vor 17 Tage
This is a great movie, but too many fans talk like its the "Empire Strikes Back" of Xmen trilogy (hope I'm not strawmanning too much, that is my perception though). I like all of the first five xmen movied about equally with a slight preference for X1.
One advantage of X2 is that most characters and relationships have already been established. X2 gets to explore and expand these arcs and conflicts, as well a start a few new ones.
Great action sequences too. In no particular order: Nightcrawler vs WH security, Wolverine vs the the invasion team, Magneto breezing out of prison the instant he is in range a few ounces of metal, Pyro finally rejects school and discipline(he's clearly fed up with holding back at the start of the movie) so unleashes his flame power at the police after they shoot Wolverine in the face, and Wolverine vs Deathstrike.
James VanZanten
James VanZanten - Vor 17 Tage
What I think this movie's big weakness is that villain's plan is too convoluted This is something X3 did much better. What is happening at the end of X3: The humans are making a cure for the mutant super powers from the biology of a young mutant boy. Many mutants regard this as certain genocide. The evil mutants are going stop this by killing the young mutant and everyone protecting him. The xmen have to stand against them. The evil mutants have also brought the most powerful and unstable mutant alive to the battle. Now imagine trying to explain the plot and stakes of X2's climax to someone who just came into the room. Here we go: A military scientist wants exterminate the race of super powered mutants. It just so happens that the leader of the xmen could (but wouldn't of his own free wiil) kill every mutant at once with his telepathic ability, if his power is augmented by his custom built telepathy amplifying machine. So the scientist captures Professor X and builds a copy of the telepathy amplifier. The scientist can control almost any mutant with a compound extracted from the nervous system of his own mutant son, whom he has lobotomized and who has a different kind of telepathic power. The compound won't work on professor X because his mind is too powerful, but the scientist's son can overpower him directly by proximity. So the scientist is going to put professor X and his son in the telepathy amplifier and use the mind control compound on his son to force him to force professor X to locate and kill every mutant in the world through the telepathy amplifier. The peaceful and evil mutants have to team up against the military laboratory to stop it. Then while the good mutants are distracted in battle, the evil mutants get to the telepathy amplifier alone. Instead of disarming the whole situation, the evil mutants use the shape shifter on their team to pretend to be the scientist to trick his son into forcing professor X to locate and destroy all of the humans instead. To me, this amount of complexity is harmful to a story. It may be valid to say that having to pay attention to the movie isn't really a flaw. On the other hand, Its my opinion that suspension of disbelief and immersion hold better when the plot doesn't depend too much on knowing the fictional rules of a story. Examples of Scifi that does this well include Batman 1989: The Joker is planning to attack the city with weaponized chemical gas Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1989: The Shredder is recruiting and exploiting already troubled teens to build a personal army of violent robbers and using them against the citizens of New York. Star Wars 1977: The galactic empire is chasing some rebels who have the schematics to their planet destroying space station, while also trying to find and destroy the last rebel stronghold. Again its an opinion, but I think many would agree keeping track of fewer details makes a smoother story.
Gabe the Dead Fish
Gabe the Dead Fish - Vor 17 Tage
X2: X-Men United must’ve been named by the same people who named Zenon: Z3.
Angelarius
Angelarius - Vor 17 Tage
10:45 Probably a little late to the party but... Yeah iron in the blood actually does pretty much work like this, you can manipulate the iron in your body with a magnet. The bullshit part is that the metal detector didn't pick it up... and the fact that no matter the stage of illness he would be VERY sick (like vomiting blood and liver failure) if not dead.
рмрмр
рмрмр - Vor 18 Tage
Mistique of X1-2 is the best Mistique ever. I'd rewatch the X2 again just to focus on her
MikeDrop
MikeDrop - Vor 18 Tage
14:49
рмрмр
рмрмр - Vor 18 Tage
I'm russian so not sure, but X2 is the best of the series ever for me.
JMJ021
JMJ021 - Vor 18 Tage
I fetishize blue myself as you can tell.
Also, you can tell Bryan Singer is bisexual because of his closeups.
Nerd Girl
Nerd Girl - Vor 18 Tage
Dear Nostalgic Critic! Please give permission to translate your videos to JoShizo! We love your videos very much, but they all speak English at a sufficient level that you understand your jokes and wonderful critical judgments.
With love, your fans from Russia
mrfooxgame
mrfooxgame - Vor 18 Tage
That scene with ice mans family, and his mom basically saying 'have you tried not being a mutant' is probably supposed to be a metaphor for homosexuality. Since one of the main 'theories' of mutants is that they are supposed to reflect how gay people are treated. Their feeling of being different and being treated different and often badly etc. If you keep that in mind that scene makes... Some more sense
Sam Evans
Sam Evans - Vor 18 Tage
Fact: in the uk it’s pronounced as just xmen 2 Yh not even x2 or xmen united
mason man production coffey 2222
this scene kicks ass won’t be surprassed it’s surprisingly damn good art
Karstens Creations
Karstens Creations - Vor 19 Tage
"Would you call it, 'T2?'
They did.
They actually did, if you recall...for the 'ultimate DVD' release...
geoffrey herrick
geoffrey herrick - Vor 19 Tage
I love that Airplane! callback.
It’s Metroid man
It’s Metroid man - Vor 19 Tage
Xmen apocalypse is a cool ass film
Ryan Stewart
Ryan Stewart - Vor 20 Tage
Storm being awful in all of these movies, should be DIRECTLY BLAMED ON THE DIRECTORS AND WRITERS.
They went on record, saying "we never really got her appeal."
Neo-Xgray87
Neo-Xgray87 - Vor 19 Tage
Well, let's just prey and hope that Marvel Studios will do better once the reintroduce the X-Men characters into the MCU after Avengers: Endgame.
The Byron show 2.0
The Byron show 2.0 - Vor 20 Tage
I think that animal farm might be one of Doug's favorite books just a thought though
KaelHyun2
KaelHyun2 - Vor 20 Tage
Actually, Mystique and Wolverine have had a history of flirtation that goes back to the old west in 616 canon
WasabiSniffer
WasabiSniffer - Vor 20 Tage
Funsies. I enjoyed it in spite of its flaws. Also I feel a missed opportunity with magneto and a flying joke, fly you fools.
TrainerRED Charizard
TrainerRED Charizard - Vor 20 Tage
This Month is awesome..would be fun if you Could Watch the Harry Potter Movies Doug..Tho that is a lot to do.
Arsenik17
Arsenik17 - Vor 21 Tag
This movie is my favorite only because of Nightcrawler.
soggy rocks
soggy rocks - Vor 21 Tag
Will y’all ever go to L.A. Comic Con in October?
Seth Klatt
Seth Klatt - Vor 21 Tag
That’s the critic’s problem. He doesn’t know when a joke isn’t funny anymore. He needs to learn not to beat a dead horse.
Dylan Ogg
Dylan Ogg - Vor 21 Tag
I think Leonardo and Fred are just fine.
Dylan Ogg
Dylan Ogg - Vor 21 Tag
Brian Cox is Scottish? Cool.
Andrew Cuthbertson
Andrew Cuthbertson - Vor 21 Tag
Mystique revolutionized PG13 nudity.
Andrew Cuthbertson
Andrew Cuthbertson - Vor 21 Tag
Iron in the blood cells does kinda work like that tho. They’re just atoms. I was able to separate and measure the amount of iron in breakfast cereal for a chemistry experiment. No fancy acids or distillation or whatnot. Basically just a food processor, some water and some magnets.
loner1878
loner1878 - Vor 22 Tage
X men United is still the best X men film ever done.
Diurno MX
Diurno MX - Vor 22 Tage
STORM COULD HAVE FUCKING FROZEN THE WATER

I WAS FROZUUUUUUUUUUUUUN TODAY!@
loner1878
loner1878 - Vor 22 Tage
Uh, no.
Diurno MX
Diurno MX - Vor 22 Tage
Worst Xmen movie
Sassy Unicorn
Sassy Unicorn - Vor 22 Tage
Why did you turn corporate? :(
MichaelLeroi
MichaelLeroi - Vor 22 Tage
Has he finally done it? Has he finally made a review worst than the Event Horizon one? History has been made
Taylor Hensel
Taylor Hensel - Vor 22 Tage
“Now it’s a Singer film.”
Bruhhhhh.....😂
Ciara Ross
Ciara Ross - Vor 22 Tage
OMG these movies are ass 😂😂😂😂😂😂
englanddg
englanddg - Vor 23 Tage
I'm so glad you mentioned the heavy drops about Dark Pheonix. Oh man, did the next movie disappoint. I walked out actively upset. The next time I was this upset was when the Spiderman films tried to do....Venom.
Star Wolf64
Star Wolf64 - Vor 23 Tage
7:45 When it's a code red but the teacher doesn't lock the doors or even bother turning off the lights
Dai
Dai - Vor 23 Tage
"I know X-Men fans hate Cyclops"
Wait what???
loner1878
loner1878 - Vor 22 Tage
Its true. They pretty much made him into a dick in the comics.
Fadzai Simango
Fadzai Simango - Vor 23 Tage
Once again, we must remind non-X-men fans that Professor X is not a telekinetic (the Ultimate universe notwithstanding) and even in the films is never depicted as such.
Nickolas Castaneda
Nickolas Castaneda - Vor 23 Tage
nice review in 60fps
Jed Olson
Jed Olson - Vor 24 Tage
I'm liking this series on the X-Men.
DrFlexenstein
DrFlexenstein - Vor 24 Tage
X-Men fans hate Cyclops? You mean people who only watched the movies?
loner1878
loner1878 - Vor 22 Tage
They pretty much made him into a dick in the comics.
klimmr3021
klimmr3021 - Vor 25 Tage
10:03 Why does the inside of the dam look like the inside of the Matrix?
klimmr3021
klimmr3021 - Vor 25 Tage
0:37 His name is Dewey Duck and he stole my pirate crew....wait, wrong Don Karnage.
Jack_ Daniels
Jack_ Daniels - Vor 25 Tage
Critic , save djoshiizo Chanel !
Ant Jones
Ant Jones - Vor 26 Tage
I would actually like a Top 11 of worst educational establishments in TV and film. Sunnydale High? Xaviers school for the gifted?
Yeh, I'm a party animal.
Bulwark Tom
Bulwark Tom - Vor 26 Tage
This review is a little nit-picky
andrew sanders
andrew sanders - Vor 26 Tage
I loved this film,watching it 5x at the cinema!
Famke J was superb & i cried when she sacrificed herself,...& then jumped outta my seat with excitement with the glimpse of the Phoenix at the end,& promising so much for the next film.
We all know how that turned out eh! 😞😕
Haunted Knight
Haunted Knight - Vor 27 Tage
That mansion attack though...
*"If you wanna shoot me, SHOOT ME!"*
Barry Madden
Barry Madden - Vor 27 Tage
Ok, Animal farm isn't a book, it's an allegorical novella about Stalinism, and spoiler alert, it sucks.
loner1878
loner1878 - Vor 22 Tage
You're dumb.
Draggo 2012
Draggo 2012 - Vor 27 Tage
I love these X-Men movies.
lcodfan
lcodfan - Vor 27 Tage
Leonardo was my favorite ninja turtle
Stanger_in_the_Alps
Stanger_in_the_Alps - Vor 27 Tage
Nightcrawler was able to save Rogue because she was free falling through the AIR. He is scared about teleporting into an object... since he has no idea what the room looks like inside, it's always possible he'll teleport into a control console, or a filing cabinet.
M Balazs
M Balazs - Vor 27 Tage
Are you off on your anti depression pills or it it that time of the month?
or is it both? :D
This film is awesome, you just forcefully nit pick and twist things.
GrassValleyGreg
GrassValleyGreg - Vor 27 Tage
I'm willing to give the X-Men the 007 pass- it doesn't necessarily HAVE to make sense. But the original X-Men TAS WAS better than ANY of the movies.
Nova JT
Nova JT - Vor 27 Tage
For all the ones who say that Xavier doesn’t have telekinesis didnt xavier tell logan that jean had the same powers has him? I know he meant the mind reading thing but couldnt he just have been confused and taught that in this universe that they made it so that he had it
Michelle Tackett
Michelle Tackett - Vor 27 Tage
You swung and missed on this one. X2 has been one of the best games of all time and it still holds up.
Coco Lime
Coco Lime - Vor 27 Tage
... you mean films?
Gilligan Lewis
Gilligan Lewis - Vor 27 Tage
Why not just manipulate the electrons in every atom if magneto controls magnetism his abilities therefor control or at the very least be able to manipulate electricity. Scarlet Witch, reality wrapping.... well if they every dueled just disable her atoms bit by bit! I wish they could implement real science 101 into this. Science is OP as....
mattwho81
mattwho81 - Vor 28 Tage
Superhero movies have come a long way but at this point this movie had the edge on character development and story arcs. Compare to others of the time and it has so much more heart.
James Boyd
James Boyd - Vor 28 Tage
it's got tons and tons of hits, cuz the guide dog teacher is super thick
AlexVonWolfstein
AlexVonWolfstein - Vor 28 Tage
What's the guitar riff near the end from?
Паисий Пчельник
THE. BEST. SUPERHERO. MOVIE. OF. ALL. TIME. DIXI
Gavin Gwinn
Gavin Gwinn - Vor 28 Tage
10:22 my favorite part so far
Den Gmirin
Den Gmirin - Vor 28 Tage
🖖🍾👍
Will B
Will B - Vor 28 Tage
"He could have picked up the plane from inside"
Since when is Xavier telekinetic? I thought he could mess with people's heads, never throw things with his mind.
lightkingz
lightkingz - Vor 28 Tage
Are we counting Deadpool as X-men
lightkingz
lightkingz - Vor 28 Tage
Please add in the shows
BroTheDude
BroTheDude - Vor 28 Tage
This guy does such a good job at making entertaining and actually thoughtful reviews of old movies. I appreciate your work very much friend.
rash b
rash b - Vor 28 Tage
"Now it's a Singer film." Well played!
42nd Blaze
42nd Blaze - Vor 28 Tage
Literally every problem Doug has with this movie is solved by scenes he doesn’t take into consideration or just by logical deduction. There’s a lot of wrong in this movie however Doug mentions absolutely none of them
QueenCheetah
QueenCheetah - Vor 28 Tage
X2 is definitely my favorite X-men movie; in part because it confirms what 'Evolution' taught us: that Nightcrawler is the sexiest mutant of all time.
Peter Parker
Peter Parker - Vor 29 Tage
Mutants aren't only blue.
inuome92
inuome92 - Vor 29 Tage
I actually really like watching your paid promotion commercials. They’re always really funny xD
Miguel de Lima
Miguel de Lima - Vor 29 Tage
7:14 "This isn't over, Bears!" in the bottom right XD
DigitalFulcrum
DigitalFulcrum - Vor 29 Tage
*sigh* I feel like I'm probably the only Scott "Cyclops" Summers fan out there. He's a very important character to Xmen but I guess no one likes the daddy who has to enforce discipline and rules.
Abel Mantor
Abel Mantor - Vor 29 Tage
"This is the only way ." Lol.
fan films
fan films - Vor 29 Tage
Or nightcrawler could of morphed out of the plane and grab jean
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