X-Men: Days of Future Past

MPAA Rating:
131 mins
Patrick Stewart,Ian McKellen,Hugh Jackman
Bryan Singer
Simon Kinberg

Content at a Glance


a character goes back into time to inhabit his own body and he is sleeping with a woman and there is the innuendo that he is not sleeping with her now but did in the past; a “sc*ewing her” comment.


gd-1; f-1; “god forsaken country” comment-1; g/omg-2; a-3; holy s/s-4; d-3; po-1


corpses dumped on ground and seen in photos; alien creatures engulf a few aliens in flames; woman killed with spike through body though its not a bloody scene; several characters are shot and there are several fights and punches with a little blood; a few stabbings; guards knocked aside; robots shoot police cars; men knocked out with metal balls; man hit with block of concrete.


drinking and a few shots to treat various mutant symptoms; a character smokes a cigar in a few scenes; bottles of alcohol seen.


rear male nudity; shirtless men; cleavage.


tension between characters; betrayal; characters vomit.


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 characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

Movie Message

The new “X-Men” movie, “Days of Future Past”, is action packed and features time travel to 1973 as well as seeing characters such as Magneto and Professor X in both versions of their younger and older selves. The viewer gets to see President Nixon, Washington, old TV sets and it might produce a nostalgia factor for some. In a comical scene, someone needs to be found and the phone book is suggested which is rather funny for people who use the computer a lot these days. The plot twists and turns a lot, regarding characters trying to prevent Jennifer Lawrence’s character, Raven/Mystique, from assassinating a man that in the future will cause great hardship for the mutants.

Despite some good themes-such as the young can mature and develop and change for the better, it should be noted there are a lot of scenes featuring comic-book type violence. The movie features a few strong utterances of language in addition to rear male nudity and we are therefore unable to award “X-Men: Days of Future Past” our Dove Seal for family friendly viewing.

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