NewThe X-Men Viewing Order

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The most chronologically confusing film timeline ever.

Since the chronology of the X-Men films has become almost as confusing and convoluted as that of the comics it’s based on, this Viewing Order marks films based on what timeline they are a part of:

Original  |  Reboot  |  Dark Future

Original Timeline — the timeline of the first five movies of the series

X-Men Origins: Wolverine
X-Men
X2: X-Men United
X-Men: The Last Stand
The Wolverine
Deadpool
In the film, Deadpool himself doesn’t seem sure which timeline this film takes place in.
Deadpool 2

Reboot Timeline — the timeline of the post-reboot movies of the series

X-Men: First Class
X-Men: Days of Future Past
X-Men: Apocalypse
Legion: Season 1
The main character of Legion is the son of Charles Xavier; Xavier’s wheelchair from X-Men: Apocalypse appears in one episode.
Legion: Season 2
Deadpool
In the film, Deadpool himself doesn’t seem sure which timeline this film takes place in.
Deadpool 2

Dark Future Timeline — the timeline of the movies leading to “Logan”

X-Men Origins: Wolverine
X-Men
Deadpool
In the film, Deadpool himself doesn’t seem sure which timeline this film takes place in.
Deadpool 2
The Gifted: Season 1
Has no direct connection, but fits in well thematically.
Logan
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