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18 Things You Need To Know Before Seeing X-Men Days Of Future Past

Planning on hitting the theaters this weekend to see the new X-Men film? Read up on these 18 tips so you're not lost in the action.

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1. The Simple Plot:

In this story, Wolverine is sent back in time to help stop the Sentinels from destroying mutants and all of mankind.
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In this story, Wolverine is sent back in time to help stop the Sentinels from destroying mutants and all of mankind.

2. Bolivar Trask

He’s the creator of the large purple mutant smashers known as Sentinels. He also has 2 children who are mutants. He also looks vaguely familiar to that actor in Game of Thrones.
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He’s the creator of the large purple mutant smashers known as Sentinels. He also has 2 children who are mutants. He also looks vaguely familiar to that actor in Game of Thrones.

3. There will be destruction. And a lot of it.

Keeping up with tradition, this X-Men film will feature a lot of chaos. Before the film you can check out each character's destruction tally here.
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Keeping up with tradition, this X-Men film will feature a lot of chaos.

Before the film you can check out each character's destruction tally here.

4. Bryan Singer is the director.

He's otherwise known as the guy that didn't direct the crappy X-Men movies.

He's otherwise known as the guy that didn't direct the crappy X-Men movies.

5. It's a Sequel to 'X-Men: First Class'

So this features a handful of those characters, like Magneto (Fassbender), Professor X (James McAvoy), Beast (Nicholas Hoult), and Mystique (Lawrence).

So this features a handful of those characters, like Magneto (Fassbender), Professor X (James McAvoy), Beast (Nicholas Hoult), and Mystique (Lawrence).

6. It's Also the Sequel to 'X-Men: The Last Stand'

7. Hugh Jackman's media appearances have been spectacular.

Here you can find Jackman on espnW describing which X-Men best fit real life athletes.

8. Quicksilver will play a major role.

Played by Evan Peters in "X-Men: Days of Future Past," Quicksilver is the son of Magneto in the X-Men comics. He can run really fast.
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Played by Evan Peters in "X-Men: Days of Future Past," Quicksilver is the son of Magneto in the X-Men comics. He can run really fast.

9. Bryan Singer filmed Quicksilver's scenes in a special format of 3600 frames per second.

This means that Quicksilver will be moving 150 times faster than normal.
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This means that Quicksilver will be moving 150 times faster than normal.

10. There is a post credit treat.

11. Shooting went on under the working title "Hello Kitty."

This refers to X-Men member Kitty Pryde.
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This refers to X-Men member Kitty Pryde.

12. Here's a recap of the X-Men movies in 3 minutes.

View this video on YouTube

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13. If you want to really get down to business, read 'The Uncanny X-Men,' issues #141 and #142: Days of Future Past

But know Kitty Pride is the one who goes back in time, not Wolverine.
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But know Kitty Pride is the one who goes back in time, not Wolverine.

14. Dinklage's role of Tyrion Lannister inspired Singer to cast Dinklage as Trask.

15. A life-size model of a 1973 Sentinel robot was constructed for filming.

16. Bryan Singer had a two-hour conversation with James Cameron--director of The Terminator--about time travel, string theory, and multiverses in order to prepare for the upcoming film.

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17. Quicksilver will also be in the Avengers 2.

18. So what's next for the X-Men series?

The next movie after X-Men: Days of Future Past is X-Men: Apocalypse, which is due out on May 27, 2016.
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The next movie after X-Men: Days of Future Past is X-Men: Apocalypse, which is due out on May 27, 2016.

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