The Wolverine

Synopsis: In modern day Japan, Wolverine is out of his depth in an unknown world as he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own near-immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before.
Director(s): James Mangold
Production: 20th Century Fox
  2 wins & 11 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
126 min

Where are you going?

Help me!

Over here!



That was a B-29, bub.

Theres no outrunning whats coming.


Youre better off down here.

I'd hurry if I were you.

Run. Now!

Stay down!

No, wait! No, no. Wait.

No. Its not safe.

Wake up, wake up, wake up.

Wake up.

Where were you?


That far back?

Youre here.

Of course.

Can you stay?

You know I cant.

Jean, lm so sorry.

I know.

I'll never hurt you or anyone

ever again.

I made a vow.

A solemn vow?

Youre making fun of me.

Its too late.

No! No, Jean!

No, no, no! Please!

You cant hide.

No, no, no! Please!

You cant hide!

No, Jean! No!


Whack all of that on store credit.

Thanks, honey.

- Got the arrows?

- Yeah.

Remember the arrows?

Yeah, yeah, Eddie, we got them!


What are you doing?

Man, you almost blew his foot off!

Youre not a hunter, are you?

Not anymore.

What the hell?

Dont make me do this.

It must have been

damn near 12 feet tall.

We didnt hear nothing except twigs.

Then it just came upon us.

It got Riley, just gutted him.

It got Eddie.

Ripped through the tent,

knocked over the snowcat like it was a toy.

You the one was attacked by the grizzly?

Im the one that survived.

I'd like to buy this man a drink.

Whats your name, mister?

Its Logan.

And thats a poison broadhead,

which, last I heard, was illegal.

Go ahead, ask me where I found it.

Ask me.

Where did you find it?

Well, funny you should ask.

I pulled it out of

the back of a grizzly.

Whoever shot it, didnt have the wind or

the balls to track the animal properly...

and put it out of its misery.

Instead of dropping

a lethal dose of the poison...

it bled into the bear,

made him crazy, killed five people.

I dont know what youre talking about.

Because I dont dip my arrows

in anything.

In that case,

you got nothing to worry about.


That hurt.

Sorry, Jean.

I wouldnt bother with them.

Most of them will die soon anyway,

without your help.

Three of them, a week from now

in the same truck.

This sword is hundreds of years old...

and was named Danzan

by the first samurai who used it.

Danzan means separator in Japanese.

The ideal weapon for separating

head and limb from body.

Like so.

Im parked in back.

Get in.

Sorry, its a rental.

Who are you?

Me? Im Yukio.


Ive been trying to find you

for over a year.


To give you that.

My employer wanted you to have it.

Whos your employer?

Master Yashida.

He said it belongs to you,

and that hes paying all debts.

Master Yashida is dying.

He wants to say thank you

for saving his life all those years ago.

He knows that you are a...

busy man.

But he very much wants to

say his goodbye in person.

All right, where is he?



lm not going to Japan.

It would be dishonorable

for you to refuse his request.

Apologize to Mr. Yashida,

lm not going to Tokyo.

All right? Ive got things to do.

Do not apologize.

Its been an honor

just to meet the Wolverine.

Thats not who I am anymore,

you understand?


Why did you go into that bar,

if not to seek justice?

- I dont know.

- You dont know.

- No!

- I think you know.

Pull over.

You are a soldier.

No, lm not. Pull over.

- You are a soldier.

- Pull over, now!


You are a soldier,

and you seek what all soldiers do.

And whats that?

An honorable death.

An end to your pain.

Who says lm in pain?

A man who has nightmares

every night of his life is in pain.

One day.

I say goodbye to Mr. Yashida

and I come right back.


Fifteen hours. Depending on the wind.

Fifteen hours?

You dont like to fly?

I love it.

We are almost there.

So, you can see the future?

I can read a map.

You said you knew the future

of those a**holes in the bar.

I know they are going to die.

We are all going to die.

You said they would die in the same truck,

in a week.

If youre right, thats quite a talent.

We dont all have claws.

So, do I die on this plane?


Not on this plane.

Master Yashida is not well tonight.

A lot of guns.

There have been attacks.

Attempted kidnappings.

Attempted assassinations.

By who?

The Japanese mob, the Yakuza.

Theyve grown strong

as the government has grown weak.

Hip replacement.


This way.

Whos that?

Shingen, Master Yashidas son.

Hes good.

Hes all right.

So, what happened

to the badass in boots?

Master Yashida is traditional.

One eye on the past

and the other on the future.

Thats Mariko, his granddaughter.


Whats wrong with you?

You havent answered my emails.

I cant tell you now.

Yes, you can.

Who is the caveman?

The man Grandfather wanted me to find.

You cant bring him in like that.

Shizu and Saki

are going to disinfect you.

Give you a shave.

Like hell they are.

Get in the tub.


Get in the tub.


All right.

Okay. Okay.

All right, all right, all right.

I can do that bit.



You look nice.

I feel violated.

Prepare two more suppressors

for Master Yashida.

And check his blood pressure.



You look the same.

But, then, that is no surprise.

Dr. Green.

Leave us, please.

Five minutes, no more.

My oncologist.

Well done.

The painting is from the village

of my birth.

It depicts the bravery and skill

of the Black Clan.

Ninja warriors.

They served my family

for seven centuries.

I didnt send for you

only to thank you, Logan.

I wanted to repay you.

To offer you something no one else can.

A gift to equal the life you gave to me.

I dont need anything.

Not a thing.

Eternity can be a curse.

It hasnt been easy for you,

living without time.

The losses you have had to suffer.

A man can run out of things to live for.

Lose his purpose.

Become a ronin.

A samurai without a master.

I can end your eternity.

Make you mortal.

What they did to me,

what I am, cant be undone.

Yashida Industries can do anything.

We have reason to believe

your ability to heal can be passed.


From you to another.

You have struggled long enough, Logan.

Im confused.

I came here to say goodbye

to a man I once knew.

I am the same man.

I was not ready to die then.

I am not ready to die now.

But you are...

arent you?

Are you offering to kill me?


Not right away.

You can live a long and ordinary life.

Fall in love, have a family...

grow old.

And one day, die an ordinary death.

It can be done.

Yeah, look, nice to see you again.

Sorry you got sick.

Please, Logan-san.

I need you again.

I fear for my family.

I fear for everything I have built.

- Enough. You should leave.

- Please, Logan- san.

Theyre going to kill her.


Mariko, my granddaughter.

She is my treasure.

She must be protected.

You dont want what lve got.



He needs a sedative.

Breathe slowly and calm yourself.

Careful, careful.

Its slippery out here.

Let go.

You about done?

Let go of me.

He just wanted to say goodbye, huh?

You two grew up together.


But youre not her sister.


Master Yashida found me

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Mark Bomback

Mark Bomback (born August 29, 1971) is an American screenwriter, originally from New Rochelle, New York. Bomback is a graduate of Wesleyan University, where he studied English Literature and Film Studies. more…

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