We Can’t Look Away from the Year 2000 ‘X-Men’ Premiere

March 31, 2014 By:
We Can’t Look Away from the Year 2000 ‘X-Men’ Premiere
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The year was 2000. The location was Ellis Island. This is what the first X-Men movie premiere looked like. You could say it was like a mutated species of a Hollywood red carpet.

Let’s start with what our Wolverine, Hugh Jackman, looked like.

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Throwing up his X-Men gang sign.

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Now move on over to Halle Berry wearing a bikini.

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A bikini and a belly chain.

 

Back when she was still with Eric Benet.

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Looking flawless beside Ian McKellen in this goofy suit jacket.

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Super fresh-faced James Marsden.

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Darth Maul. In a kilt.

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He played Toad in the movie.

 

Anna Paquin, who was just too precious.

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Here’s our uncanny X-Men all together.

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Look how far they’ve come since then!

 

Um, why was Ashley Judd there?

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And Katie Holmes?

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Stephen Baldwin too, apparently?

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Who told Heidi Klum she could show up with a giant flower in her hair?

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Sure, let’s just invite Cyndi Lauper while we’re at it.

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Rebecca Romijn (when she was Romijn-Stamos) looking a little buzzed and hanging onto Famke Janssen.

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Please consider her outfit.

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Some very early 2000s fashion.

 

Just hanging on everyone.

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Hey, it was her first huge movie, let her live!

 

Anyway, talk about a time warp!

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