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For questions about the X-Men: Days of Future Past, the seventh film in the X-Men Cinematic Universe, directed by Bryan Singer and largely based on the original comic book arc. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] and [x-men-cinematic-universe] tags.

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Who is the guy that found the 'X' badge at the beginning of X-Men: Days Of Future Past?

At the very start of X-Men: Days of Future Past, we see a white-haired person with a modern-looking flashlight come across an X-Men belt buried in the dirt. Who is he?
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How can Professor Xavier be alive?

In X-Men 3:The Last Stand, we see that Professor Charles Xavier died and Jean Grey killed him, and his body turned into pieces. But in X-Men: Days of Future Past he's alive and well. I'm pretty ...
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Was President Kennedy a mutant, or did Magneto lie?

In the X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, Magneto was inside the Pentagon prison because he killed JFK (the bullet turned in the air as per official records.) Later, when Xavier asked Magneto about ...
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How do Wolverine's claws come back on "DoFP" after "The Wolverine"

"The Wolverine" movie is a prequel for "Days of Future Past" (because it shows DoFP related scenes on the after-credits). So Wolverine has bone claws when The Wolverine movie ends, and on DoFP it has ...
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What would happen if Wolverine stopped eating?

Canon wise... if Wolverine stops breathing he doesn't die but rather goes into a coma like state (X-Men: Days of Future Past). However, what would happen if he were to stop eating? Life cannot exist ...
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How does Kitty Pryde know/learn to control her time travel power

In the film Days of Future Past it is explained that only the person that is sent back remembers the other timeline, and Kitty Pryde herself does not remember the other timeline. Given this, everytime ...
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Days of Future Past: why did Magneto have to be broken out?

In Days of Future Past, Wolverine's consciousness is sent to the 1970s to warn a young Professor X about the threat that the Sentinel program poses. In order to prevent the Sentinel program from being ...
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How long is Kitty Pryde using her powers in the future?

In the 2014 film X-Men: Days of Future Past, Wolverine spends roughly 4-5 days in the body of his younger self in 1973. He is sent/held there by Kitty Pryde, who must maintain her concentration while ...
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Does Quicksilver's walkman speed up with him?

In Days Of Future Past, Quicksilver spends a lot of time playing with electronics. In his famous tour de force scene in the Pentagon, he specifically puts his headphones on before running around the ...
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About the absence of metal in machinery and buildings of the past

In X-Men: Days of Future Past I see several things about absence of metal that I am a bit skeptical about. For example, Magneto is being held under the Pentagon and there should be no metal ...
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How did they light Magneto's plastic prison? [duplicate]

Both versions of the plastic prison, but especially the Pentagon prison, were well lit. How did they do this without using metal in the wiring and lightbulbs?
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Jean Grey's last act in "Dark Phoenix" and "Days of Future Past"

In X-Men: Days of Future Past we see that at the end when Logan 'wakes up' he meets Jean Grey (surprised she's alive, but she is nevertheless). This is fine as presumably they've altered the timeline ...
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What was Wolverine doing during X-Men:First Class?

In the 2011 superhero movie X-Men: First Class, Wolverine has a cameo while, in my own words, Magneto and Prof X are out recruiting X-Men. First Class is set in 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis. ...
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Where can I read the full version of "The Bent Bullet Report", an immersive article used in the promotion of "X-Men: Days of Future Past"?

Back in 2013, when promoting the then-upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past movie, the commercial team released a trailer for a "mutant conspiracy" around JFK's assassination. ...
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Why does Raven rescue Logan?

So, I just watched Days of Future Past and I'm trying to understand something. During the film, Logan and Raven have only onea direct interaction together: the fight in Paris where Trask was ...
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In which movie did Magneto kill the president as stated in X-Men: Days of Future Past?

In which movie did Magneto kill the president as stated in X-Men: Days of Future Past? I have been trying to figure out why they had him in prison during the events of DOFP.
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How was Azazel captured?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Trask is always trying to capture the mutants alive. It would seem that Azazel was also captured alive, to get his bone and tissue cells. But how was Azazel killed and ...
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Why doesn't Quicksilver create sonic booms?

In both the comics and X-Men: Days of Future Past, Quicksilver is described as being able to break the sound barrier. Wikipedia explains sonic booms: A sonic boom is the sound associated with the ...
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Did Mystique or Rogue get their mutation back in the terminated timeline?

In X-Men 3: The Last Stand, after Magneto rescues Mystique and frees a bunch of other mutants, one of the guards goes to shoot him only for Mystique to protect him, being hit by the Serum Darts that ...
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Why would Mystique's DNA allow for Sentinels that can duplicate mutant powers?

The future Sentinels in X-Men Days Of Future Past are clearly shown adapting to powers thrown at them by copying them. Isn't that what Rogue's DNA would allow for, not Mystique's? Mystique can just ...
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Is Quicksilver aging faster while moving at extreme speed?

Quicksilver is known for having the incredible power of moving super fast and disturbing time-reality as a result. As we can see in the movie in this special scene, he is moving so fast that time ...
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When a speedster runs does everything become colder? [closed]

So I was watching X-Men: Days of Future Past. In the prison break scene when Quicksilver deviates all the bullets, he first tastes whatever they were cooking in the kitchen. So it got me thinking, if ...
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Was Wolverine working as a bodyguard in the comics as in "Days of Future Past"?

When Wolverine was sent to the past, he wakes up in a bed with a woman. Minutes laters, a group of people enter brutally in the room and one of them yells at Wolverine: Mafioso: You were supposed ...
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Why wouldn’t Wolverine use Sabretooth's help when he time-travelled to 1973?

It was shown, in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, that from their childhood days to 1975, Wolverine and Sabretooth were together. In X-Men: Days of Future Past, when Logan travelled through time back to 1973,...
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How could Wolverine say he remembers everything?

At the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Professor X asks Wolverine what he remembers, and he replies "Everything". However, the Trask incident happened in 1973 and the events of X-Men Origins: ...
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X-Men : Days of Future Past - Kitty Role [duplicate]

I was thinking Kitty aka Shadow Cat, her only power was that she can move through objects or let objects pass through her or go through walls and ceilings. In the new X-Men movie Days of Future Past, ...
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Days of Future Past's new mutants

I saw "X-Men: Days of Future Past" recently and because I don't read the comics was left with a few questions about the characters. What is Bishop's power? Who is the fire producing mutant ...
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How does Magneto have his powers in Days of Future Past?

In The Last Stand Magneto didn't have his powers after Beast injected him with the cure. But in Days of Future Past he had his powers. If Days of Future Past was part of the original X-Men series, isn'...
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Were the Egyptian Four Horsemen characters from the comics?

In the opening sequence of X-Men: Apocalypse, we see the "Four Horsemen" of Apocalypse These are not the original Four Horsemen of Apocalypse from the comics: War, Famine, Pestilence, & Death. ...
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Ending of DoFP with Wolverine (spoliers) [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand the ending of DoFP.
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Why didn't Xavier go back in time?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Kitty Pryde can send people's minds back in time to their younger selves. Because of the strain this puts on the mind, she can only send most people back a few days at ...
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How were Professor X, Magneto, Wolverine and Storm surviving the Sentinels?

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, there was no solution against Sentinels other than changing the past. Also, Sentinels were very smart in searching mutants. Team of Professor X (in the X-jet) ...
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Why doesn’t Quicksilver’s speed cause a sonic boom, lethal to anyone around him? [duplicate]

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, Quicksilver played speed god in Pentagon kitchen to save his new friends (this looked much much faster than his speed demo at home). Due to that speed, ...
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Who is pictured in this still from "X-Men: Days of Future Past"?

This frame was shown during the scene when Bishop and Kitty run in mutants' hideout. What are those pictures?
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If Xavier kept taking his "medication" in the '70s, how we end up in the prologue scene of X3, acknowledging the events of DoFP? [duplicate]

In X-Men: DoFP a significant alteration of the timeline is occurred. For a moment let's ignore that alteration. We are in 1973 and Professor X keeps taking his medication for the next few years in ...
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Does Magneto have more powers in the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past? [duplicate]

In the movie X-Men : Days of Future Past, Magneto is shown not only controlling metal but breaking it down to microscopic level, inserting it into 8 different robots at the same time, controlling and ...
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Has Beast always been able to transform at will?

In X-Men Days of Future Past Beast is obviously able to transform at will. However, in the few scenes of X1-3 he appeared in, he's always been depicted in his beast form. Can he transform in one film ...
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Why Mystique can't do what Sentinels are doing? [duplicate]

Sentinels are mainly based on Mystique's Gene, therefore they can transform and adapt to any target. Then why Mystique herself can't do these? (she just changes her appearance and voice)
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Did X-Men Days of Future Past bring any innovation to the time travel theme? [closed]

X-Men: Days of Future Past wasn't the first with time travel theme. Did it bring something different? What was the innovation?
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If the "Sentinel" Program existed since 1973 why it was never mentioned in the original trilogy of X-Men? [duplicate]

In X-Men DoFP we see that Trask Industries had developed a program to wipe out all mutants (the Sentinels). In the original timeline, though, where Mystique kills Trask and the American Government ...
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Why were the Sentinel ships made out of metal?

In the last battle of DoFP, future Magneto and Storm create a massive explosion (by electrically charging and blowing up the future Blackbird) and destroy a vast amount of Sentinel ships. This ...
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What's with the shape of Wolverine's claws in the future?

There is already this question: Does Wolverine still get his adamantium skeleton after Days of Future Past? To me, the claws in the future were squared off at the end and not pointy, more like a ...
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How does Magneto control the Sentinels?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Magneto is shown commanding one of the Sentinels to "Do what you were made for!" Why would the Sentinels accept any voice command from Magneto?
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Why doesn't professor X influence mind of Trask?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, why doesn't professor X influence the mind of Trask instead of doing all the other effort? He does seem to influence human minds, as we saw when he changes the mind of ...
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Was Mystique seen on TV talking to herself when she was talking to Xavier during his freeze mind trick?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, near the end of the movie there is a scene where Mystique has Then Xavier uses his psychic power to have a conversation with her. At this point, all of the cameras in ...
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Is there a comic detailing how the dystopian future in X-Men: Days of Future Past came about?

I like reading about dystopian storylines, so I'm wondering if there's a comic that shows how humanity started descending into chaos after the Sentinels became activated.
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How can Wolverine sleep on a waterbed given his extra adamantium weight?

Can anyone explain Wolverine having no trouble sleeping in a water bed at 300 lbs+ (plus the, let’s say, 130 lbs for the woman next to him) in X-Men: Days of Future Past?
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Trask arrested for selling military secrets in X-Men: Days of Future Past

At the end or near the end of the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past during the scene where Logan is getting pulled out of the water and onto a boat we see a police officer put down a newspaper saying "...
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How fast can Quicksilver run?

In the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past, it looks like Quicksilver runs so fast that everything is almost at a standstill. Just how fast can he run? Speed of light? There is a scene where he takes ...
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Why didn't Wolverine take Quicksilver with him to Paris?

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, the primary mission of Wolverine was stopping Mystique from killing Trask. With the help of Quicksilver, couldn't he achieve this within 0.0001 second? This ...