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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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What is known about these “Captain Raygun” characters?

In X-Men 2 you see in a very short scene the name of a jet-pilot, CAPT. RAYGUN MacLAI. I googled a bit, but only found a name from battlestar galactica which sounds similar, Captain Raymond "Raygun" ...
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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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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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Is “The Dark Phoenix” really Jean Grey?

The Dark Phoenix in the comics is actually just the Phoenix Force who manifested a new body and took part of her consciousness, but the true Jean Grey was actually healing from her injuries during the ...
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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 was Wolverine doing during X-Men:First Class?

In the 2011 superhero movie X-Men: First Class, Wolverine has a cameo while, in my own words, Magneto and Prof X are out recruiting X-Men. First Class is set in 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis. ...
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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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Was Toad's slime attack meant to do more than kill Jean Grey in X1?

During the short sequence between Jean Grey and Toad. Seeing Toad spit his slimy substance on Jean's face, was it strictly supposed to suffocate Jean Grey or was it also meant to carry an odor to make ...
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Can Deadpool drown?

At present with what we know about Deadpool, based on the 2016 movie version, we know he has regenerative abilities. Can he drown? Can he survive drowning?
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What happens to parts of Mystique that are cut off?

In the original X-Men movie, Mystique takes the form of Wolverine, including the appearance of having Adamantium claws. The claws are clearly not actual Adamantium though, as Wolverine is able to ...
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How can Cyclops' optic blasts burn or melt objects?

I read recently that Cyclops' optic blasts don't produce heat. I found this very surprising. I watched X-Men: The Animated Series growing up, and re-watched it not that long ago as an adult. I ...
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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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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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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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How much self-control does Jean Grey have?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, we witness Jean Grey undergoing a dramatic transformation This is a complete turnaround from the Jean Grey we know from the trilogy before X-Men: Days of Future Past, when in-...
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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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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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In “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”, why did Stryker want to apply adamantium to Logan?

Can't understand why Stryker went to all the effort to apply adamantium to Logan, if all he wanted to do was create weapon X/Deadpool? Was there some reason why he had to lace Wolverine with ...
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In “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”, why didn't Zero use adamantium bullets?

In the scene in X-Men Origins: Wolverine where Wolverine has the adamantium bonded with his skeleton, after Wolverine escaped the operating room, Col. Striker ordered Zero (an expert marksman) to ...
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Where did Magneto get his helmet from?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur) gives Magneto his helmet. In X-Men: First Class, Magneto gets his helmet from Sebastian Shaw. Are these two movies in the different universe or does ...
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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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How accurate is the depiction of Colossus' personality in Deadpool compared to his comic version?

In the 2016 film Deadpool, Colossus is shown to be very careful and responsible, reminiscent of Captain America in the Avengers series. Is this depiction true to his comic book persona? If not, what ...
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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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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 does Raven rescue Logan?

So, I just watched Days of Future Past and I'm trying to understand something. During the film, Logan and Raven have only onea direct interaction together: the fight in Paris where Trask was ...
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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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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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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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Why does Quicksilver hold Magneto's head, but not everyone at Xavier's school?

In Days of Future Past, Quicksilver holds Magneto's head to prevent whiplash. However, in Apocalypse, Quicksilver not only ignores holding heads (not everyone), he also throws people. Did they make a ...
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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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Can either Colossus or Negasonic Teenage Warhead actually fly a plane?

In Deadpool, we are shown Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead walking to the X-Men plane and then in the next scene we see the plane take off. I have never seen ...
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How was Azazel captured?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Trask is always trying to capture the mutants alive. It would seem that Azazel was also captured alive, to get his bone and tissue cells. But how was Azazel killed and ...
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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 doesn't Quicksilver create sonic booms?

In both the comics and X-Men: Days of Future Past, Quicksilver is described as being able to break the sound barrier. Wikipedia explains sonic booms: A sonic boom is the sound associated with the ...
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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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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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What was the reason for Deadpool being dishonorably discharged?

In the movie when Ajax was explaining to him about how they were going to torture him next, he mentions that Wade was dishonorably discharged and there does not seem to be much information on what the ...
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Was this scene in Deadpool a reference or nod to the Marvel Cinematic Universe? [duplicate]

During the climactic scene of Deadpool, our eponymous hero travels to a new location The setting of the scene looked quite familiar, Is there any source, official or otherwise (press publication, ...
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How did Amix Group get this helicarrier?

In Deadpool, What is the history of this particular helicarrier? And why in particular was it sent to the Amix Group scrap yard?
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How was Angel Dust able to successfully fight Colossus?

In 2016's Deadpool, Colossus has two main super-fights. When Deadpool fights Colossus, Colossus' skin acts like solid metal and Deadpool is unable to harm or even noticeably move him. However, when ...
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Why is Negasonic Teenage Warhead so different in the Deadpool film?

Negasonic Teenage Warhead appears in the films to have the powers of Cannonball from the X-Men comics. Why was the character changed so much? Normally Negasonic Teenage Warhead has telepathic/pre-...
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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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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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How long was Deadpool at The Workshop?

In the 2016 film Deadpool, the protagonist Wade Wilson volunteers for a series of experiments at The Workshop - a facility similar to the Weapon X Program that created Wolverine. The montage of his ...