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The Wolverine is a 2013 American-Australian superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Wolverine. It is the sixth installment in the X-Men film series and the second film headlining Wolverine.

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Can cold adamantium cut through adamantium?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Wolverine is able to decapitate Deadpool, who if I understand correctly, had a bone structure made of adamantium. But later in The Wolverine (2013), which, correct ...
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Did Logan intentionally pay off Yukio's prophecy?

In The Wolverine, Yukio is a mutant that has the power to see how people she touches are going to die. At one point in the movie, she tells Logan that she saw his death: I saw you die, holding your ...
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How did Wolverine get his Adamantium claws back? [duplicate]

In "The Wolverine", during the final battle, the Silver Samurai heats up his sword and cuts off Wolverine's Adamantium claws: Then, after the Silver Samurai has been ...
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Why is Logan locked in a well at the start of The Wolverine?

The opening scene of The Wolverine shows Logan in a POW camp when the bomb is dropped on Nagasaki. Why is he in a Japanese POW camp and more specifically, why is he locked in a well separate from ...
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How did Xavier return from the dead at the ending of The Wolverine (2013) [duplicate]

The X-men time line is Wolverine Origins(2009) X-men: First Class(2011) X-men: Days of Future Past(2014)(Past Section) X-men:Apocalypse(2016) X-men (2000) X-men 2 (2003) X-men: The Last Stand(2006) ...
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How old is Wolverine in the 2013 spinoff of the same name? [duplicate]

I was wondering how old Logan or James Howlett was in The Wolverine, not at the flashback but at the prime of the movie.
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Why is Wolverine afraid of flying?

Wolverine has said he's "afraid" of swimming because he's vulnerable in the water and can drown, but why is he afraid of flying? Is it an unexplained phobia or is it explained in any comic? We all ...
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Where is Wolverine's healing factor "based"?

I was just watching The Wolverine and I was wondering about that little electronic probe wrapped around his heart. Now we all know that that's what caused his healing factor to stumble... But why? ...
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When, in the Wolverine Cinematic timeline, does Logan get caught in Nagasaki?

Is it after the 'X-Men Origins' story (which seems impossible because when he was in the pit he had bone claws) whereas a couple of minutes into Origins he is shown getting adamantium claws. Can ...
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What timeline is the post-credit scene at the end of The Wolverine in?

Through the X-Men film universe (X-Men 1-3, X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and The Wolverine), we see at least three distinct timelines/alternate realities. ...
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Why did Japanese soldiers commit suicide in the beginning of The Wolverine (2013)?

In the beginning of The Wolverine (2013) movie, it was shown that a few soldiers commit suicide. Yashida was one of the soldiers about to commit suicide, but Wolverine stopped him. What was the reason ...
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How did Yashida come to know about the Adamantium?

In the movie The Wolverine, the minister of justice tells Wolverine that Yashida was obsessed with Wolverine and spent all of his money to stockpile adamantium in the north. But Yashida had not met ...
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Why does Logan remember WWII in The Wolverine?

Logan doesn't remember much of his past in X-Men I, II, or III. After which there are no telepathic mutants (that he might have kept in touch with) who could have helped him remember. So why in The ...
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Which other movies are "in canon" with The Wolverine?

The movie "The Wolverine" (2013) covers, of course, Wolverine. Is it in canon with the previous X-Men movies? More specifically, which movies should one have already seen in order to understand this ...
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Why don’t Logan’s hands bleed when he pops his claws in The Wolverine?

In The Wolverine, with his healing suppressed, there should be bleeding when Logan pops his claws. Why does he bleed from bullet wounds, but not his hands?
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How is "spoiler" possible in "The Wolverine"?

In the X-Men and Wolverine movies the hero in question grows from a little boy to an adult as we see him in the latest movie The Wolverine.
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In The Wolverine, was Logan dreaming or was it real?

Keeping the title a bit vague as not to spoil the movie. In The Wolverine, was Logan dreaming or hallucinating, Or was
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How could this Adamantium piece be destroyed in The Wolverine?

In The Wolverine there is a scene in which I know about the Silver Samurai's ability of generating a tachyon field surrounding (usually) his sword, but I thought this couldn't cut through Adamantium. ...
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