X: The Movie

Distributor: Manga Entertainment
[X: The Movie]
The future of the universe rests on one young man, Kamui Shiro, who must destroy either the Dragons of Earth or the Dragons of Heaven - two opposing armies. He alone must decide whether humanity should be destroyed to create a purified universe, or whether it should be protected to preserve civilization.

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 46
Number of Review Sites: 11

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"...a downright beautiful movie visually, with enough dark settings, disturbing surreal imagery, and massively destructive action to satisfy just about anybody who enjoys that sort of thing."
Akemi's Anime World (Marc Marshall) - 3 (out of 5)

"...basically a series of heart-stoppingly gorgeous fight scenes."
Anime Jump! (Mike Toole) - C+ (out of 5)

"...a visual masterpiece."
Anime News Network (Bamboo Dong) - B+

"...a visually engaging dark film that's like most anime films, style over substance."
Anime on DVD (Chris Beveridge) - B+

"Visually, the film is a knockout, featuring some of the most beatutiful imagery this side of Studio Ghibli."
Animefringe (Jake Forbes) - 78%

"X the Movie had a lot of potential."
Animetric (Rowena Lim Lei) - 3 stars (out of 5)

"You will enjoy it as a rental, and marvel at its beautiful imagery, but you are not likely to find yourself returning to it to plum its depths."
DVD Verdict (Mike Pinsky) - 75 (out of 100)

"The movie doesn't do CLAMP any justice at all. Skip the movie and watch the TV series instead."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Robert Nelson) - 2 stars (out of 5)

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The Anime Cafe (Jonathan Harmon) - 4 stars (out of 5)

"...it's really just about displaying a series of incredibly violent one-on-one battles in all their animated glory."
The Anime Critic (Pete Harcoff) - 2 stars (out of 5)

"There's the sad feeling after watching this movie that there is so much more that could have been experienced with these characters."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - D+