X-Men faulty Timeline

X-Men faulty Timeline

Confusing Timeline of the X-Men Movie-verse

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By yankowsky02 - 4/23/2013
So after seeing all the X-men movies a few times, I have noticed some very strange things about the timeline. Since they never officially said that First Class was a reboot(seemed more like they wanted to tell the back stories) there are some discrepancies that I hope other comics book geeks noticed.

Lets start with First Class (taking place in the early 1960's):

1) Features Alex Summers(Havoc) who is Scott Summers YOUNGER brother, shows him as a teenager probably between 17-19.

2) Has Emma Frost as a Full grown Adult woman

3) Beast(around mid 20's age) built Cerebro

4) Shows Wolverine at a bar, he would still be military at this point, no proof as to if he is or not in his little cameo, but it leads you to think he has been through Weapon X project already, due to his lack of trusting people in suits.

5) Magneto takes Shaw's Helmet.

6) Prof. X gets is shot in the back.

These are the key features I am focusing on

Lets go to Wolverine Origins (1845 through about mid 1980's judging by clothing, vehicles, and technology:

1) Wolverine is shown fighting in all the major wars since 1845. Which means he was in the military during the early 1960's when Prof. X and Magneto found him.

2) Shows a teenage Scott Summers(Cyclops) in school, where his YOUNGER brother at this point is 2 decades older than he is.

3) Emma Frost appears as a teenager as well, but in the 60's she was an adult?!?

4) Shows Prof. X walking around looking slightly younger than his debut in the first X-Men movie. He was shot in the back in the 60's but is walking in the 80's?

On to the first trilogy(takes place in 2000's through about 2010)

1) Prof. X says Magneto helped build Cerebro, but it was really Beast who built it.

2) Prof. X doesn't remember Magneto having the helmet? He was there when Magneto took it from Shaw.

3) Beast in X-Men the last stand should be about Prof. X's age, hard to tell but it doesn't seem like he is.

4) In Last Stand Prof. X and Magneto are together to invite Jean Grey to join the school in the 1970's looking MUCH older than they did just 10 years before.

Just wanted to get this out there and see what others thought or if anyone even noticed.
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Dumegg - 4/23/2013, 1:41 PM
Yup, thats why fox movies piss me off.
yankowsky02 - 4/23/2013, 1:49 PM
Glad I am not the only one who noticed
marvel72 - 4/23/2013, 2:14 PM
yup the fox x-universe is f*cked,should of rebooted the franchise instead of making a average prequel film.
WawelDragon - 4/23/2013, 2:47 PM
And don't forget about Shaw and Beast in human form in TV show in X-2.
yankowsky02 - 4/23/2013, 3:07 PM
ahhh, I completely did forget about that one.....good call
Odin - 4/23/2013, 3:31 PM
I made an editioral where I discussed these problems and tried to come up with possible solutions. Check it out.

http://www.comicbookmovie.com/x-men_movies/news/?a=74458
clogan - 4/23/2013, 4:22 PM
You have to ignore X-Men Origins Wolverine completely.
BANE5000 - 4/23/2013, 4:32 PM
XO: Wolverine mainly took place sometime between 1965- 1975, Stryker finds Logan and Victor after the incident during their Vietnam tour and ended in the year 1975, that's when the accident on Three Mile Island took place in real life and I'm sure that how they played it in the film.

Just sayin
yankowsky02 - 4/23/2013, 7:59 PM
Still doesn't help with the rest of the movie timeline
THIS - 4/23/2013, 8:40 PM
Read my article on this!
deamon - 4/24/2013, 3:04 PM
Havok is older brother in Ultimate.
Movies aren't adaptation of only one comic version, book it.
1944 – First Class
Xavier 12
Magneto 14
Mystique 10

1962 – First Class
Xavier 30
Magneto 32
Mystique 28
Cyclops 8
Storm 10
Stryker 24
Moira 25
Beast 23
Havok 17
Banshee 17
Emma 25

1973 – X3/Days of Future Past
Xavier 41
Magneto 43
Jean 12
Beast 34
Mystique 39

1974 – Wolverine Origins
Xavier 42
Cyclops 20
Stryker 36

1983 – X3
Angel 10

1992 – X2
Stryker 54
Nightcrawler 29

1993 – X3
Xavier 61
Magneto 63
Mystique 59
Cyclops 39
Storm 41
Jean 32
Moira 56
Angel 20
Beast 54
deamon - 4/24/2013, 3:17 PM
It's not problem for Beast to show in human form, did you read comic? For example in "The Resurrection and the Flesh".
And in X2 that was Dr. Shaw, not Sebastian Shaw.
Tymminator - 4/24/2013, 10:35 PM
Two different accounts of Prof X meeting Magneto. The story he gives in X-Men places them at different ages then what you see inXM:FC
Donekin - 4/25/2013, 7:34 AM
Xavier jumps from his destroyed body into a twin at the end of X3. Isn't it possible that this is not the first time he did that? Jumping from McAvoy's damaged body into the intact body of an older fellow who just happened to be similarly debilitated later?

Plus, Magneto goes back and forth in the comics. Maybe his visit with Xavier and Jean occurred during one of his "good-guy" periods.

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