James Mangold tweets 10 films that have influenced The Wolverine

How many can you identify?

 
James Mangold has frequently stated that The Wolverine will be influenced by more than just the X-Men comics, and has taken to his Twitter feed to make his point in picture form.
 
The director tweeted a series of images from ten films that have influenced him while making The Wolverine, and very interesting reading they make too.
 
You can see all 10 below, and for a bit of amusement, you can see how many you recognise. They’re not labelled you see… there’s at least ten minutes of fun right there!
 
Take a look at the images below… 
 
 
For those of you wondering, those images are from…
 
1) Chungking Express
2) The Outlaw Josey Wales
3) The Samurai Trilogy
4) Floating Weeds
5) Black Narcissus
6) Happy Together
7) 13 Assassins
8) The French Connection
9) Chinatown
10) Shane
 

Co-starring Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee and Rila Fukushima, The Wolverine will open in the UK on 26 July 2013. 

How many did you get? Tell us, below! 

Comments

    • lonnieroot

      Mar 5th 2013, 14:33

      I really think that Clint Eastwood should redo the old time movie called "My name is Nobody" Clint Eastwood would play Jack Beauregard and Hugh Jackman plays Nobody. This would be an awesome western for them both to be a part of. There would be some very minor changes needed, but for over 10 years I thought those 2 would be awesome in this movie. Letting Clint Eastwood be part of one last western that would be remembered for a very long time, the same for Jackman.

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    • stonedjohn

      Mar 5th 2013, 14:50

      Clint's already ruined his acting swan song "Gran Torino" by appearing in "Trouble with the Curve". Don't let him ruin his western swan song "Unforgiven" by having what would probably amount to just a cameo in a Hugh Jackman western!!

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    • BobbyTwoTimes

      Mar 5th 2013, 16:12

      I agree completely bakedjohn! So gutted to see Clint in front of the camera again after 'Gran Torino'.

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    • Ali1748

      Mar 5th 2013, 23:25

      Enough with the tweets already and give us a trailer.

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