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X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  23 May 2014 (USA)
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The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.



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Sentinels, robots that were created for the purpose of hunting down mutants were released in 1973. 50 years later the Sentinels would also hunt humans who aid mutants. Charles Xavier and his X-Men try their best to deal with the Sentinels but they are able to adapt and deal with all mutant abilities. Charles decides to go back in time and change things. He asks Kitty Pryde who can send a person's consciousness into the person's past to send him but she can only send someone back a few weeks because if she sends someone back further it could harm them. So Logan decides to go back himself because he might be able to withstand it. So Charles tells him that it's Mystique who's responsible because when she learned about the Sentinels she sought out Bolivar Trask the man who created them and killed him. She would be caught and studied and her ability to change was somehow added to the Sentinels which is why they can adapt. Logan must go to the younger Charles and ask him to help; problem is... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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His past. Our future. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG- 13 for sequences of intense sci-fi violence and action, some suggestive material, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 May 2014 (USA)  »

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Box Office


$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$111,000,000 (USA) (23 May 2014)


$233,914,986 (USA) (3 October 2014)

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Did You Know?


When fighting the Sentinels, Colossus pulls off his Super Dive attack from the "Marvel vs. Capcom" video games. See more »


When Quicksilver is breaking Magneto out of the Pentagon, after breaking the glass they wait for the door to open, as soon as it does they burst through the hallway to the elevator sending all the guards crashing to the ground, but when it shows them in the elevator you can briefly see back down the hallway to the door they came from but all the guards are missing. Also when it shows them go through the hallway it is solid white, but the shot from the elevator shows a black and white striped hallway. See more »


[first lines]
Professor X: The future: a dark, desolate world. A world of war, suffering, loss on both sides. Mutants, and the humans who dared to help them, fighting an enemy we cannot defeat. Are we destined down this path, destined to destroy ourselves like so many species before us? Or can we evolve fast enough to change ourselves... change our fate? Is the future truly set?
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There is a scene at the end of the closing credits: a mutant stands in front of a crowd chanting his name, as he telekinetically assembles a pyramid in the air. This leads into X-Men: Apocalypse (2016). See more »


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Sanford & Son Theme (The Streetbeater)
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Best X-Men movie Yet! Believe It
12 May 2014 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I was so intrigued about this movie. I had a terrible feeling of disappointment because First Class was absolutely fine and riveting. That one was even better than X-Men 2 (the last one directed by Brian Singer before this). So I tried to went to see this with low expectation. And what a wonderful entertainment and surprising thoughtful story I found here. Days Of Future Past is the best X-men movie so far for two main reasons:

Fans of the original trilogy and First Class will definitely enjoy this one thanking its nostalgia and its perfect and well balanced mix between the original characters and the new ones (with just a few ones who maybe deserved more credit, but is not at all a problem for the movie). & This movie delivers a surprising top notch entertaining with a potent story and some good twists that help to live up expectations mixed with terrific special effects and cinematography. 3-D is very cool here.

The actors are fantastic. Fassbender and McAvoy still delivering amazing performances meanwhile Stewart and Mckellen give their reflections in the same excellent way that in the trilogy. Hugh Jackman finally finds his character as a true important one in comparison with the last movies. Wolverine/Logan finally has a proper treatment in this movie that will help anyone who could be annoyed with his solo adventures to love him again. They are the five main stars of the story with the inclusion of a spectacular and skillful Mystique (impressive Jennifer Lawrence who steals almost every scene of hers) who is undoubtedly the sixth one. The other actors made good performances and make possible the transitions of the story until the amazing finale.

It has been so many comparisons with The Avengers. Let me tell you something with all my respect. I found this one truly better. X-Men: Days of Future Past will please the fans and moviegoers and will inject fresh blood and joy to the franchise. This is a terrific time at the movies. Don't miss the opportunity to see it.

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