Before she was Mystique she was Raven Darkhölme (Jennifer Lawrence). A girl with a hidden past and shape-shifting abilities, she eventually evolves into a super-villain. She has such a traumatic impact on the future of mutants, that Professor Xavier and the rest of the X-Men must go back to the past to try to change her destructive actions.
Before becoming super-villain Magneto, he was known as Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender). One of the most powerful mutants on the planet, Erik has the ability to manipulate metallic objects. With mutant extinction as a real possibility, he’ll put animosity aside to team up with Charles Xavier to help save their future in X-Men: Days of Future Past.
When Peter Parker gets bit by a radioactive spider on a school field trip (don’t you hate when that happens?), he develops super strength, the ability to cling to any surface, and a spidey sense. At that point, he has no choice but to build web shooters for his wrists and call himself Spider-Man.
Storm (Halle Berry) is one of the mainstays of the X-Men. Originally from Kenya and named Ororo Munroe, she joins the superhero team after she discovers she has the ability to create tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricanes with her mind. All that humidity must wreak havoc on her hair.
Kurt Wagner, better known as Nightcrawler, is a mutant who has the ability to teleport and crawl on walls. He’s the son of Mystique and the demonic warlord Azazel. He spent his early years with the circus but was later recruited by the X-men.
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Scarlett Johansson stars in The Avengers and Iron Man 2 as Natasha Romanoff aka the Black Widow. A highly-trained spy for S.H.I.E.L.D., she’s every bit as deadly as her code name suggests.
In the Marvel Universe, Deadpool (aka Wade Wilson) is a mentally unstable mercenary. He’s hugely popular with comic fans as the merc with a mouth, frequently breaking the fourth wall. In the Wolverine movie, Ryan Reynolds also portrayed something that kind of resembled Deadpool, I guess…?
Wolverine is everyone’s favorite Canadian comic book hero, usually portrayed by Hugh Jackman when he’s hugely jacked. He’s the grumpy member of the X-Men, due to the fact that he doesn’t know much more about his past than that his real name is Logan. You’ll have to supply your own adamantium skeleton on this one.
Bruce Banner was once a reserved physicist who got caught in the blast of a gamma bomb. Now when he’s angered, he turns into The Hulk. Though Banner often loses his cool, amazingly he never loses his pants when he transforms into his green alter ego. Unless you’re already built like The Hulk, you may want to consider enhancing your muscles with a muscle suit.