• X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Release Date: May 23rd, 2014

DVD Release Date: October 14th, 2014

PG-13 |2 hr 11 min

Plot Summary

Convinced that mutants pose a threat to humanity, Dr. Bolivar Trask (Peter Dinklage) develops the Sentinels, enormous robotic weapons that can detect a mutant gene and zero in on that person. In the 21st century, the Sentinels have evolved into highly efficient killing machines. With mutants now facing extinction, Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) volunteers to go back in time and rally the X-Men of the past to help change a pivotal moment in history and thereby save their future.

Cast: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Ian McKellen

Director: Bryan Singer

Genres: Fantasy , Action , Adventure , Science Fiction

Production Co: Bad Hat Harry, Donners' Company

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Emotional, Doctor, Brooding, Escape, 2010s, Bar, 1970s, Underdog

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    While it's more dramatically diffuse than the reboot and lacks a definitive villain, the new film is shot through with a stirring reverence for the Marvel Comics characters and their universe. show more

  • 67
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    While there are fun moments and a continuation of the franchise's main idea — Professor X's peace, love and understanding vs. Magneto's fight the power — Days of Future Past ends up feeling more exhausting than exuberant. show more

  • 80
    Dana StevensSlate

    Days of Future Past is the kind of extravagant production that sweeps you up in a sense of mythic grandeur even as you struggle to follow what’s going on. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
Nominated Visual Effects
Nominated Best Visual Effects or Animation
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2014)