Thu, 07 Jul 2011 15:48:54 GMT | By James White
The 30 greatest superhero movies of all time!

17) X-Men: First Class



X-Men: First Class (© c.20thC.Fox/Everett / Rex Features)
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Magnificently written and boasting standout performances from James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender, it might have been the best of the X-Men films were it not for the jamming in of the weaker 'class' characters (what was the whole Banshee thing?) and the poor January Jones performance.

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