Questions tagged [x-men-cinematic-universe]

For questions about the X-Men cinematic universe, distributed by 20th Century Fox. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag and with any relevant film tags, e.g. [x-men-days-of-future-past]

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Why did it take so long for Wade Willson’s mutation to trigger?

In the Deadpool film we see Wade endure different tactics to try and trigger his mutation, each more sadistic than the last. Why did it take basically suffocating him for his Mutant genes to activate ...
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Was Liberty Island Jean Grey's first mission?

One of the main reasons I got to thinking about this is due to what happens in the gift shop fight. First off, she seems to jump slightly when Cyclops orders her and Storm to back up so he can blast ...
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Jean Grey's last act in “Dark Phoenix” and “Days of Future Past”

In X-Men: Days of Future Past we see that at the end when Logan 'wakes up' he meets Jean Grey (surprised she's alive, but she is nevertheless). This is fine as presumably they've altered the timeline ...
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How did Logan know what the green serum was?

In the movie Logan, the kids show him that they have a bottle of the green serum from Transigen that they use on X-24. They tell him that it speeds up his healing for a short time. Logan then says ...
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How were the X-Men in the mansion there considering Deadpool takes place in the modern day?

In Deadpool 2, we see him rolling through the mansion in Professor X’s wheelchair. When he asks where all the others are again, we get a quick shot of them in a room where they quickly close the doors ...
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How did Sebastian Shaw/Dr. Schmidt become a mutant and have powers in “X-Men: First Class”?

In X-Men: First Class, in Nazi Germany, Dr. Schmidt is a human. Later, during the Cuban missile crisis, when he goes by Sebastian Shaw, he is a mutant with powers. How did he become a mutant?
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What are the powers of D'Bari?

In X-Men: Dark Phoenix a race of shapeshifting aliens known as D'Bari are shown. Other than shapeshifting, what other Superpowers do they possess?
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Was the public made aware of what happened to Jean Grey in “Dark Phoenix”?

During Dark Phoenix public opinion on mutants (or at least X-Men) shifts back from hard-earned respect to fear and mistrust, after Jean Grey is unable to control what is happening to her, and assaults ...
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Is there anything more than meets the eye in the last scene of “Dark Phoenix”?

At the end of X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Charles Xavier is seen in France, having retired from the headmaster/X-Men life. Magneto finds him there, and they play a game of chess, for old time's sake. The ...
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When Jean Gets Slimed By Toad, Are Her Grunts Random? [closed]

I was wondering this, because when she gets slimed by Toad, she grunts 7 times while trying to pry it off, 7 times when Cyclops finds her, and 3 right before he blasts it off. Is she trying to say ...
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Did Deadpool rescue all of the X-Force?

Note: This is basically all spoilers. If someone has a good way to apply the spoiler markdown (I ended up putting almost the whole body in markdown) please do so. In the mid-credits scene we see ...
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Why did Deadpool say “Somebody swiped right”?

In Deadpool 2 (2018), Cable uses the last charge on his time-traveling device, which he needed for returning to his family: Deadpool: What's with the creepy, dirty hobo bear? Cable: It's my ...
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What is the meaning of “guy who invented pants”?

In the X-Mansion, Deadpool says to Colossus: You'd think the studio would throw us a bone. One that doesn't end up in my mouth. The first movie made more money than the guy who invented pants. They ...
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What does Deadpool mean by “left the house in that shirt”?

Deadpool tosses himself from building. A passerby sees him and comments: Passerby: I can't believe he's still alive. Deadpool: I can't believe you left the house in that shirt. What does it ...
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In which movie did Magneto kill the president as stated in X-Men: Days of Future Past?

In which movie did Magneto kill the president as stated in X-Men: Days of Future Past? I have been trying to figure out why they had him in prison during the events of DOFP.
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What are the names of these X-Men? [duplicate]

Recently while re-watching Deadpool 2 I realized how blatantly unaware I am of any of the names of X-Men especially in this scene. Could somebody name these X-Men ...
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Why did Charles keep Shaw immobile?

Charles clearly understands that Erik is preparing to kill Shaw with the coin, and is emphatically trying to telepathically talk him out if it. When Charles realizes he is about to fail at this, why ...
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Why was this character treated as a good guy and buddy in the end of “X-Men: Apocalypse”?

The question contains spoilers, so if you didn't watch the movie, be warned! During the movie Apocalypse gathers a group of mighty mutants around him. While it seems that some form of mind control ...
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Why do the mutant children need to reach Canada in Logan?

In the movie Logan, why do the mutant children need to cross the border into Canada? What makes sure they won't be hunted by Transigen/the Reavers there?
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How was Domino able to be tortured when she was so lucky?

In Deadpool 2 why was Domino able to be tortured when her mutant power was being 'lucky'? I understand that most mutants don't show their powers right away, eg ...
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Does Deadpool ever go on the Haunted Segway Tour?

At the start of Deadpool when Deadpool first gets into Dopinder's taxi he picks up a leaflet entitled "Haunted Segway Tours" and pockets it. You can see this at the start of this clip. Does Deadpool ...
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Did Mystique or Rogue get their mutation back in the terminated timeline?

In X-Men 3: The Last Stand, after Magneto rescues Mystique and frees a bunch of other mutants, one of the guards goes to shoot him only for Mystique to protect him, being hit by the Serum Darts that ...
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Why didn't Deadpool just have his friends remove the collar?

At the end of Deadpool 2, Deadpool is wearing the collar from the prison that makes him lose his Mutant power. It seems to prevent his regeneration. That collar is easily removed. It removes itself ...
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Why do Deadpool's baby legs have no scarring?

In Deadpool 2 after Deadpool he has no scarring on them. Now it is entirely possible that when he grows new limbs that the scarring won't be there, but remember at ...
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Where can I read the full version of “The Bent Bullet Report”, an immersive article used in the promotion of “X-Men: Days of Future Past”?

Back in 2013, when promoting the then-upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past movie, the commercial team released a trailer for a "mutant conspiracy" around JFK's assassination. ...
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Have they re-cast any of the X-men actor within a particular “timeline” series?

I've not watched most of the X-Men films after the first couple, but clearly they've been making them long enough that they've needed to re-cast people. As far as I know, that was done by shifting to ...
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Is movie Deadpool's fourth wall breaking a “mutant power”?

In the first Deadpool movie, Deadpool gains his powers as part of attempting to force a mutation. And he does get a mutation: the incredible healing factor. He also gains the ability to break the ...
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Why couldn’t Juggernaut escape the prison?

Why was the Juggernaut, one of the strongest beings on the planet, not able to escape a simple prison? He should have been in the Raft. He didn’t appear to have a collar, not that would have ...
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Did Brad Pitt play the Vanisher in Deadpool 2?

In Deadpool 2 there is a character named Vanisher. When we finally see this characters face you see that it was someone who looks exactly like Brad Pitt. I've checked IMBb and it has stated that it ...
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Why wasn't Gambit included in the X-Men Cinematic Universe?

I am currently re-watching the X-Men animated series of 1992. As I remembered, there is no special focus on any specific X-Men character in the series. The X-Men appearance order in the intro is ...
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What makes Victor stronger than pre-adamantium Wolverine?

In Wolverine Origins, Stryker convinces Wolverine that he needs his help to defeat Victor, a.k.a, Sabertooth. However, we also know that the only reason Victor is not offered adamantium is that his ...
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What is Wolverine's immigration status in the USA?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, we find that Wolverine (Logan) is a long-lived Canadian who immigrated to the USA sometime between 1845 (the date of the first scene) and the US Civil War. Wolverine ...
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Who snitched in X-Men: Apocalypse and why?

So my question is based in the scene where “Henryk” aka Magneto saves the life of one of the men in the steel factory. He moves the steel canister so it doesn’t fall and kill the man when the chain ...
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In Deadpool 2, would this happen if that didn't happen? [closed]

So in Deadpool 2 we see that Cable To do so, he That made me think: So the question is:
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What is inscribed around the muzzle of Deadpool's gun?

In the James Bond-style opening credits of Deadpool 2, there's a moment where Deadpool points a pistol directly at the camera. There's something written there in engraved letters around the muzzle of ...
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How was this character allowed to keep his helmet in Deadpool 2?

How did Juggernaut still have his helmet while he was in prison? When he escapes, he has his helmet on. I can’t believe they would have just let him keep it on while there, or would bring it with ...
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Was X-Force just a marketing McGuffin?

The marketing team went out of their way to include the idea that they were a big part of the movie, but they ended being on screen for like 2 minutes. The way they were dispatched was hilarious, but ...
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What happens to Colossus' injuries in Deadpool 2?

During the final confrontation in Deadpool 2, Deadpool and Cable are trying to save Firefist while During this scene I saw that Colossus (in his metal form) gets his forehead smashed and dented by ...
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Who was in the room in the X-Men Mansion?

When Deadpool is in the hallway talking Who else was in the room?
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Where was Stan Lee's cameo in Deadpool 2?

There are two places where it could have been but it was so quick I didn't really see it. When going through the X-men mansion some older faces can be seen hiding from Wade before they shut the door. ...
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Why did Apocalypse choose Psylocke and Angel?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Apocalypse chooses to surround himself with four mutants whom he has personally empowered to become stronger. In the opening clip, we see the original four had: Death powers (we ...
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Was Wolverine working as a bodyguard in the comics as in “Days of Future Past”?

When Wolverine was sent to the past, he wakes up in a bed with a woman. Minutes laters, a group of people enter brutally in the room and one of them yells at Wolverine: Mafioso: You were supposed ...
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Is Magneto's daughter a mutant?

Speaking specifically of X-Men: Apocalypse, there is a scene early on where she's surrounded by woodland critters (mostly deer and caribou it looks like) which seem super docile. There doesn't seem ...
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What evidence is there that the two Moira MacTaggerts in the XCU are the same person?

We first encountered Moira MacTaggert in the 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand. The movie takes place sometime in the "near future" of the 2000's. She appears to be a 30-something year old doctor on Muir ...
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Why did Deadpool call Colossus “dad”?

In Deadpool (2016), when Deadpool hit Colossus for the first time he got a huge Newtonian reaction force in return. He then tried to feel Colossus' body without looking at him and said "Dad?" It was ...
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Why didn't the X-Jet use its cloak in X2?

In X2 we see an aerial battle involving some U.S. fighter jets and the X2. Storm and Jean do everything they can to get away from the jets, and end up having to take them down. However, we know from X-...
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Is the Sabretooth from X-Men (2000) Victor Creed?

I've read online that a prequel comic attempts to retcon the two different Sabretooths in the Fox movie franchise, explaining that However, I don't recall any scenes where the big blonde Sabretooth ...
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When does Professor X lose his ability to walk? [duplicate]

At the end of the X-Men first class movie, magneto deflects a bullet causing it to render professor X - who was a boy at the time - to become paralyzed in his legs. However in The last stand when ...
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How Did Cyclops Know the Exact Intensity to Set His Visor To Shatter Toad's slime Without Harming Jean Grey in X1?

I first noticed this when it was added as a sin for the X-Men (2000) video on the CinemaSins YouTube channel. When the guy voicing the sins states the following as Cyclops blasts the slime from Jean ...
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What happens to Angel Dust at the end of the Deadpool movie?

The movie shows that Colossus carries Negasonic and Angel Dust to safety when the junkyard structure collapses but Angel Dust isn't shown anymore after Ajax/Francis is killed. Is there any information ...