X-Men: First Class

Trivia: When Raven is making a pass at Erik in his bedroom he brushes her off by saying that she would need to be a little older. She then makes herself look older - this older woman is Rebecca Romijn, who played Mystique in the original 3 X-Men films.


Trivia: In the bar, when Wolverine dismisses Xavier's offer to join him, Hugh Jackman ad-libbed the line "go f*** yourself." The line was originally written "F*** off." Later, in "Days of Future Past", Xavier remembers the line as "F*** off", not "go f*** yourself." (00:48:15)

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Trivia: This film introduces us to (Dr.) Moira MacTaggert, who was featured in the last scene (after the credits) of the original trilogy. Xavier's voice is heard to call to her after his spirit has entered the "empty body" that she was caring for.


Trivia: Hugh Jackman agreed to a cameo with two conditions - that money would be donated to his child's school, and that he be allowed to swear.

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Trivia: While technically a prequel to the previous films, director Matthew Vaughn chose to ignore some pieces of continuity from the previous films (particularly the third film and "Origins") to help the movie stand on its own, and be able to be seen as a prequel, a reboot or both.


Trivia: Stan Lee was meant to have a cameo, but was unable to because the shoot was happening too far away from him, and he didn't feel up to traveling.


Trivia: Director Matthew Vaughn was originally slated to direct "X-Men: The Last Stand," but dropped out of that film over worries about the rushed schedule. He finally returned to the series with this film.


Trivia: There was going to be a scene where Xavier and Emma Frost had a mental "battle" where they would fight inside their minds, but the idea was dropped. A similar concept was eventually used in "X-Men: Apocalypse," in which Xavier and Apocalypse battle inside of their minds.


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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Erik Lehnsherr: I've been at the mercy of men just following orders. Never again.

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Chosen answer: Why would he? It is hardly unusual for a person to never mention a past relationship with someone if they were particularly hurt, angered, or disappointed, resulting in them acting as if that person never existed. It can often come as a surprise to others to learn that a friend or relative had some prior relationship they never knew about.


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