MIchael (07.17.17, 12:16 PM): It helps to watch the others, but not necessary as they explain everything thats happened up to that point in the opening credits and throughout the film

David (07.17.17, 9:34 AM): Thanks MA, Question for ya...haven't seen its predecessors. Is this a must for grasping the storline, or does it stand on its own? thx!! David