X-Men: First Class
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Continuity mistake: After his mother is shot, Erik squashes the bell on the doctor's desk. Its shape is completely different in all subsequent shots. (00:07:50)

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Continuity mistake: When the young mutants are showing each other what they can do, they all have a glass of cola, all four sitting on a corner of the table. But when Banshee wants to show what he can do, the glasses are instantly lined up. (00:51:00)

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Continuity mistake: Erik meets two Germans at the bar in Argentina, a pig farmer and a tailor. The amount of beer in the farmer's glass increases after Erik walks towards him. (00:23:20)

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Continuity mistake: The Nazi doctor shoves a coin towards the edge of his desk, telling young Erik to move it or he'd shoot his mother. In a shot from behind the desk, the coin is much closer to the edge than in other shots. (00:07:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Erik is first attempting to lift the submarine, he'd using his left hand. In subsequent scenes, specifically when Riptide turns into heavy wind to break Erik's grasp, he's now using his right hand.

Factual error: Erik arrives in Argentina at a place called Villa Gesell, shown to be a town in middle of mountains. Villa Gesell is a beach town on the Atlantic Ocean coast, with no mountains.

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Chosen answer: The short answer is events in this film negate what happened in X-Men 3 as well as Origins: Wolverine or one could say this film essentially became a reboot. Since no real answer seems to be given, and since the X-Men 3 film makers didn't know Charles would later be shown to become paralyzed prior to visiting Jean, they had no need to explain why he's walking. One can only speculate on the possible ways Charles walks in these 2 previous movies (and this isn't taking into account the timeline shift from X-Men Days of Future Past). We do know from DOFP that Hank/Beast created a serum for Charles that allowed him to walk, albeit without his powers. Hank could have kept working on this serum which would allow Charles to walk and still maintain some of his powers. Then at some point Charles stopped taking the serum, confining him to the wheelchair once again. Either because they ran out of the serum or because Charles came to the realization he needs to accept what happened and not hide it, especially if he's teaching children to accept who they are. Charles also has the power of "astral projection" and the power to appear in the minds of others, so Charles could simply not be there at Jean's house, but is back home, in his wheelchair.

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