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‘X-Men’ in 3 Minutes: Everything You Need to Know Before Seeing ‘Days of Future Past’ (Video)

Watch a quick recap of ”X-Men,“ ”X2,“ ”X-Men: The Last Stand,“ ”X-Men Origins: Wolverine,“ ”X-Men: First Class“ and ”The Wolverine“ to avoid certain confusion in the theater this weekend

 TheWrap‘s Alonso Duralde advised fans of the franchise to do their “X-Men” homework before seeing the seventh installment of the franchise,”X-Men: Days of Future Past,” which ties the entire movie universe together. Fortunately, it should only take three minutes.

See photos: X-Men for Dummies: 17 Mutants You Need to Know Before ‘Days of Future Past’

Thanks to Vulture‘s handy-dandy recap (above) of every single “X-Men” movie to date, fans can remind themselves of what went down in what movie, and newcomers to the mutant movies can get caught up on a combined 707 minutes of screen time, before sitting through 134 minutes more.

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Anybody that isn’t particularly well versed in the “X-Men” saga should also be sure to check out this rundown of 17 mutants and their powers to understand who can blast, bend, break, bite, blink and claw who.