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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How can Professor Xavier be alive?

In X-Men 3:The Last Stand, we see that Professor Charles Xavier died and Jean Grey killed him, and his body turned into pieces. But in X-Men: Days of Future Past he's alive and well. I'm pretty ...
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Does Wolverine have a hole in his forehead?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, So the projectile penetrated the adamantium skull and damaged the brain. Adamantium is an inorganic substance. It will survive anything that would otherwise destroy the ...
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How does the new Deadpool movie relate to X-Men Origins: Wolverine?

Right so seeing as the new Deadpool movie shows the origins of Deadpool: specifically, he got cancer... blah blah had to get him the healing factor from Wolverine. But that makes no sense — they used ...
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How long until the rights of Marvel characters that 20th Century Fox own revert to Marvel Studios?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is currently unable to use various characters or the term 'mutants' thanks to the fact that 20th Century Fox own the live action rights to the X-Men and their related ...
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How could Wolverine say he remembers everything?

At the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Professor X asks Wolverine what he remembers, and he replies "Everything". However, the Trask incident happened in 1973 and the events of X-Men Origins: ...
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Does Quicksilver's walkman speed up with him?

In Days Of Future Past, Quicksilver spends a lot of time playing with electronics. In his famous tour de force scene in the Pentagon, he specifically puts his headphones on before running around the ...
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Should the Adamantium bullets have worked on Wolverine?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine has Adamantium bonded with his skeleton, after Wolverine escaped the operating room, Col. Striker is given a gun and Adamantium bullets. But according to the quote from ...
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Why were Wolverine’s metal blades shaped differently than his bone claws?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, he had ugly bones coming out of his hands. Assuming adamantium replaced his skeleton, the adamantium should have taken their shape, instead of being nicely-shaped blades. ...
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Does Wolverine still get his adamantium skeleton after Days of Future Past?

At the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, we see What I'm wondering is: Plus I guess this is now an alternate time line, so there's probably no canon that covers this. Any suggestions?
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Is Quicksilver in the X-Men movies the same as in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Ok, I have a couple of questions regarding Quicksilver, but it's all linked so... Are the two Quicksilver characters from the X-Men movies and Avengers: Age of Ultron the same person? I thought ...
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Is X-Men Origins: Wolverine canon?

At the beginning of X-Men Origins: Wolverine we see that Logan (a.k.a. Wolverine) and Colonel William Stryker were working together by the end of the Vietnam War. For 5 years after the war, he lives ...
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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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Does Wolverine's healing factor still work properly in Logan (the movie)?

In the trailer for the upcoming movie Logan (2016), we can see that Wolverine's back is covered in scars: However, in the rest of Fox's X-Men/Wolverine movies, he ...
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In Logan, what disease is this character dying of?

In the 2017 movie Logan, is dying of some disease, which is causing him to age and not regenerate as well. When he is helped by the small town doctor, the doctor offers to run some tests to help ...
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Is this character being impersonated?

At the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Drowned Logan is retrieved from the river by Stryker and a rescue crew. We see Stryker's eyes shift colour, but not to the red/yellow of Mystique. Who is ...
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How do Wolverine's claws come back on “DoFP” after “The Wolverine”

"The Wolverine" movie is a prequel for "Days of Future Past" (because it shows DoFP related scenes on the after-credits). So Wolverine has bone claws when The Wolverine movie ends, and on DoFP it has ...
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Why did Professor X smile before being killed by the Phoenix?

In the scene where Professor X and Magneto go to Jean Grey's house after she woke up and escaped, he says something like Do not let it control you. Then, Wolverine manages to open some door, and ...
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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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How can Kitty Pryde achieve time travel with her phasing abilities?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, how does Kitty Pryde suddenly get the power to send people's minds back in time? Initially she was only able to phase through objects and could extend this power to ...
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Which X-Men movies should I watch before Deadpool?

I want to watch Deadpool, but I have heard the character has appeared in X-Men series too. My question is, if I watch X-Men before Deadpool, will it enhance my interest in the Deadpool character?
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What are the differences between the Deadpool movie and the leaked script?

Several years ago, before Deadpool was greenlit, its script leaked online. I recently remember one of the producers recently saying in an interview that the final movie was 30% different. Which parts ...
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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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In X-Men: First Class, is Alex Summers related to Scott Summers?

If they are related, then what is his relation to Scott Summers and how does this explain the age gaps between Scott and Professor X?
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How fast can Quicksilver run?

In the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past, it looks like Quicksilver runs so fast that everything is almost at a standstill. Just how fast can he run? Speed of light? There is a scene where he takes ...
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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 can Charles Xavier be alive in the movie Logan?

The trailer for Logan shows Charles Xavier to be still alive, even though enough time has passed for Wolverine to look much older than we’ve seen him in previous films. This is very difficult to ...
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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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Why would Mystique's DNA allow for Sentinels that can duplicate mutant powers?

The future Sentinels in X-Men Days Of Future Past are clearly shown adapting to powers thrown at them by copying them. Isn't that what Rogue's DNA would allow for, not Mystique's? Mystique can just ...
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What is Apocalypse wearing?

In the movie, we can see that Apocalypse is wearing some kind of suit It seems this suit is regarded with equal importance to his life. What is this suit, and why is it so important? What is it made ...
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How does Magneto control the Sentinels?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Magneto is shown commanding one of the Sentinels to "Do what you were made for!" Why would the Sentinels accept any voice command from Magneto?
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What are the non-contemporaneous items or design choices in Logan?

This is a follow up to this question Logan takes place in 2029 in Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and other wilderness locations. Besides the obviously sci-fi elements (cybernetic mutants and their weapons, ...
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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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What happened to Magneto?

Magneto was MIA in the movie Logan. Chronologically, he was last seen near the end of Days of Future Past, in 2023. It would seem he hasn't seen Charles, Logan, and the X-men since then.
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What was the reason for Deadpool always forgetting these items?

In the Deadpool movie, Deadpool forgets his ammo bag in the first scene in the taxi and then forgets his guns bag in the second scene with the same taxi. This seems too convenient to just to make for ...
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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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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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Who was in the X-Men: Days of Future Past post-credits scene?

At the end of the film X-Men: Days of Future Past, there's a short scene after the credits. In it, Who was this character, and why were they featured in the post-credits scene?
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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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What happens to Deadpool's severed limbs?

In Deadpool the movie we see him cut his hand off, And we know that Deadpool has regenerating powers an that he can even regenerate from a single living cell, so ...
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Did Bryan Singer make up the idea that Magneto's helmet blocks telepathy?

In the first X-Men film by Bryan Singer, "X-Men", the following conversation takes place between Wolverine and Professor X: PROFESSOR X: This device amplifies my powers, allowing me to track ...
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Are all X-Men films in the same canon (practically)

There seem to be (so far) 7 X-Men films (as per Wikia): 1.1 X-Men (2000) 1.2 X2 (2003) 1.3 X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) 1.4 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) 1.5 X-Men: First Class (2011) 1.6 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 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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How does Kitty Pryde know/learn to control her time travel power

In the film Days of Future Past it is explained that only the person that is sent back remembers the other timeline, and Kitty Pryde herself does not remember the other timeline. Given this, everytime ...
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If telepaths can influence minds, why don't they fix the world and bring peace?

Telepath mutants such as Charles Xavier, Jean Grey, Emma Frost, etc... are powerful telepaths who can exhibit awesome telepathic feats and abilities. If they can influence the minds of others to the ...
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Who stopped the bullet in the first X-Men movie?

When Rogue ran away to the train station and Magneto, Toad and Sabertooth ran into Jean Grey and Prof X outside the station. Magneto then grabs all of the guns from many policemen's hands and aimed ...
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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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Who features in, or makes, a “gratuitous cameo,” in Deadpool?

Having watched Deadpool for the third time this afternoon I realised that I couldn't identify the "gratuitous cameo" referred to in the film's opening credits. So: which character is this "credit" ...
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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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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 ...