Questions tagged [x-men-cinematic-universe]

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Do Blink's teleportation powers have a working range?

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past , Colossus, Sunspot, Iceman and Warpath engage the Sentinels trying to buy some time for Bishop and Kitty Pride to reach a shelter room, for Kitty Pride to use her ...
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Are Mystique's claws, when she duplicates Wolverine, made of Adamantium?

In X-men: Days of The Future Past, Sentinels are created using the DNA of Mystique, these Sentinels can imitate the mutant powers of other mutants such as turning into fire, turning into ice or ...
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Does Magneto fly by magnetizing any piece of metal over him, or can he actually fly in X-Men: First Class?

In X-Men 2 (2003) Magneto flies by standing over a piece of metal, something that leads me to believe he couldn't actually fly in that version of the X-Men universe. In the previous movie, he flew ...
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Why was Quicksilver worried about giving whiplash neck injuries to mutants in X-Men: Days of the Future Past, but wasn't in X-Men: Apocalypse? [duplicate]

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past, when rescuing Magneto, QuickSilver held his neck and told him to be careful with the Whiplash, neck injuries due to high acceleration. But in X-Men: Apocalypse, he ...
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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 Wade Wilson have mutant powers before being turned into Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, before being turned into Deadpool, Wade Wilson is seen to be able to handle swords with amazing skill, being able to deflect bullets with them. Even though this could be a ...
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In what way is Magneto "offering a home" to Xavier?

In the final scene of X-Men: Dark Phoenix we see Magneto sit down for a conversation with Xavier. He begins by asking Xavier how retirement is treating him and later says the following: MAGNETO: A ...
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Why was "Caribbean Blue" by Enya edited out of the Netflix release of Deadpool 2?

The theatrical version of Deadpool 2 featured "Caribbean Blue", while Wade murdered people in a bath house. In the Netflix version, this is edited to be shorter, and "9 to 5" by ...
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Why are Mutants generally blue if they have a non-normal color?

In the X-Men film series, many mutants (if not all) that have abnormal color as part of their mutation are blue. For example Beast grows blue hair, Mystique has blue skin in her "natural" ...
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Is Wanda Maximoff related to Quicksilver in Dark Phoenix?

In the movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron, new characters are introduced that start off as the antagonists, but later on in the story they become protagonists. These character are: Wanda and Pietro ...
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X-Men Cinematic Universe Viewing Order

Now that The New Mutants film has been released and the next X-Men film will be most likely be MCU and not part of the X-Men Cinematic Universe, I plan on watching all 12 films, but also the 2 tv ...
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How did William Stryker control Jason?

In X-2, Jason is convincing Charles to concentrate on all Mutants, but why would Jason listen to Stryker in the first place? I doubt that Jason's spinal fluid would work.
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Are there any specifics given as to how the Genosha mutant power suppression technology works?

In the X-Men franchise, there are numerous human made tech which somehow stop mutants from utilizing their abilities. It doesn't matter if the power is physical, psionic, or energy based; once applied,...
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How did they light Magneto's plastic prison? [duplicate]

Both versions of the plastic prison, but especially the Pentagon prison, were well lit. How did they do this without using metal in the wiring and lightbulbs?
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Can other people touch Rogue?

In the X-Men franchise, Rogue's mutation is that she can absorb life-essence and Mutant powers through touch. But it only ever seems to be Rogue herself doing the touching, with her hands or ...
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Why didn't Jones answer Vuk's question?

In Dark Phoenix (2019), after Jean faints Scott with her hands, Vuk meets Jones: Vuk: So this is all that's left of the D'Bari Empire? Jones: Greetings, Vuk. Have you learned their language? ...
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Why did Magneto bring the subway train near Jean?

In Dark Phoenix (2019), using his powers, Magneto brought the subway train to the surface near Jean: Why did Magneto bring the subway train near Jean?
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Did something cause the mutant gene to disappear from occurring naturally in humans?

Following what happens in Logan (2017), almost all the mutants are either killed or captured by the government. In one scene when Logan is putting Charles Xavier to bed, Xavier: They do not want ...
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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 the D'Bari?

In X-Men: Dark Phoenix, a race of shapeshifting aliens known as the D'Bari is shown. Other than shapeshifting, what 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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Has the filial relation between Nightcrawler and Mystique, from the comics, been explicitly excluded from the X-Men Cinematic Universe?

In the comics, Nightcrawler is Mystique's son. I could accept in X2 that it just never comes up, as I don't recall the two being on screen much together (if at all). But with X-Men: Apocalypse and ...
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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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