X-Men: Days of Future Past
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. The beloved characters from the original "X-Men" film trilogy join forces with their younger selves… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 23, 2014
DVD Release Date: October 14, 2014
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: X-Men: Days of Future Past combines the best elements of the series to produce a satisfyingly fast-paced outing that ranks among the franchise's finest installments.

David Sims
The Atlantic

It is especially impressive that Days of Future Past is a success; a film this gooey and complex, with such business-minded scope, should not feel like a real movie at all.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

I would be remiss not to note that tucked away amid all the existential melodrama is perhaps the most hilarious set piece ever to grace a superhero film.

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Sonny Bunch
Washington Free Beacon

X-Men: Days of Future Past is, on its own, a fine film, funny in all the right places, impressively acted, and rousing in its action.

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Much of this takes place in the early 1970s, which gives the filmmakers an excuse to haul out lots of vintage kitsch and make some rather tasteless references to the Vietnam war.

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Bob Mondello
NPR

Quicksilver ... is the coolest of this picture's new guys, zipping around so fast ... that he can taste soup, rearrange guards' limbs, and nudge bullets off their trajectories all in the time it takes to blink.

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Russell Baillie
New Zealand Herald

Their position in the league has slipped since Iron Man and co. But this one shows the X-Men still play a good mental game, one more suited for grown-ups who like their superpowered characters rubbing up against history and the real world.

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Christy Lemire
ChristyLemire.com

The results are both dazzling and intimate, clever and - during one tour-de-force sequence - spectacularly funny.

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Alex Pappademas
Grantland

The plot is about a fearful society whose expansion of its security apparatus has unintended consequences, but Singer doesn't even touch the story's topical resonances... There's also no real moral quandary to be grappled with.

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Mark Jackson
Epoch Times

Yes, it's a Marvel cartoon, but don't underestimate this very entertaining summer blockbuster's ability to shift our collective consciousness. It can tinker with your dogma.

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Flixster Audience Score: 91% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
Lord knows that the X-Men franchise has had it's ups and downs throughout the years. From the lowest of the lows to the highest of the highs, each… More
JY Skacto
Bryan Singer sets the future with X-Men: Days of Future Past. Traveling in at a solid 2 hours, the film finds its strength in the storytelling, especially in… More
Carlos Magalhães
An exhilarating, urgent and bold new chapter that doesn't shy away from the possibilities and consequences of its time-travel premise, and Singer keeps the… More
Phil Hubbs
The seventh installment in this now long running franchise! who'd of thought it...not me. So as far as I know, the original trilogy got buggered up after… More
Letitia Lew
Wow. You could feel the chemistry smouldering between Jennifer Lawrence and Michael Fassbender: "It's been a long time since we were this close.… More
Dan Schultz
A worthy addition to the X-Men franchise which successfully mixes in time travel into its plot in an attempt to link the old X-Men movies to the current ones,… More