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]

6
votes
1answer
607 views

Is Apocalypse's power-buffing effect permanent?

One of Apocalypse's advertised abilities is the power to buff any other mutant's powers, which he used primarily on his four principal followers. Can this effect be permanent?
9
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
409 views

What's the extent of Apocalypse's abilities?

Apocalypse claimed to possess many abilities What are his original power(s), and what has he collected over time?
4
votes
1answer
431 views

What is Apocalypse's real name?

Apocalypse is the name given to the lead antagonist of this movie. What is the name he was known by to the ancient Egyptians? Is that his real name as opposed to, say, his many "god names"? If it's ...
3
votes
1answer
480 views

Is the outcome of X-Men Apocalypse already known thanks to the ending of X-Men: Days of Future Past?

If I understand correctly, this movie takes place in the new timeline created by X-Men: Days of Future Past. But the placing of where on that timeline has it after the "past" of X-Men: Days of Future ...
2
votes
0answers
184 views

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) ...
10
votes
1answer
1k views

Nightcrawler in X2 and Apocalypse

In X2, it appears that Jean and Storm don't know who Nightcrawler is. In Apocalypse, they do. By my understanding, Apocalypse was set in an earlier chronological time reference. What's going on?
11
votes
5answers
22k views

What did Apocalypse mean by this line?

In the climax of X-Men Apocalypse, What did he mean by this?
2
votes
1answer
407 views

What did this character hit to cause the massive explosion?

In the movie X-Men Apocalypse we see, This sequence was quite fast, so I couldn't understand what did he hit. Was it the Jet or some secret stash of explosives ?
2
votes
1answer
621 views

How do these characters escape from the chopper?

In the X-Men: Apocalypse movie, when Stryker captures some mutants (Mystique, Hank and don't remember who else) along with Moira and takes them with him in his chopper they are kept in a cabin (within ...
21
votes
1answer
7k views

Is Rebecca Romijn/Jennifer Lawrence Mystique's “natural” human form?

Throughout the X-Men film franchise, Mystique has a form that she uses as a "default" human appearance, as portrayed by Rebecca Romijn and later (earlier?) Jennifer Lawrence. Is this form "natural"...
-16
votes
1answer
609 views

Is Colossus asexual in nature?

During the last fight in Deadpool (2016), Colossus covered his face with his hand when Angel Dust's top came down showing her ahem "assets". Why did he cover his face - is he asexual in nature?
5
votes
1answer
379 views

Why does Colossus advocate keeping Ajax alive?

As Deadpool states, Ajax is a dangerous, murderous psychopath, without any hope of redemption. Why would Colossus want to keep him alive (and somehow links Deadpool "being a hero" with not killing him)...
11
votes
1answer
2k views

Why is Magneto's cape asymmetrical in Days of Future Past?

In the film X-Men: Days of Future Past, Magneto's cape, both in the future and in the past, Magneto's cape is weirdly uneven. Why is this the case? Is there some story-based reason for this? Or is ...
1
vote
1answer
240 views

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.
10
votes
1answer
489 views

What happened to the organization creating and enslaving mutants in Deadpool (the movie)?

What happens to the mystery organization that creates and enslaves mutants? This workshop doesn't make superheroes, we make superslaves. We're gonna fit you with a control collar and auction you ...
3
votes
1answer
356 views

Was Magneto pushing the bullet into the police officer's head?

As has been pointed out. Magneto did have the ability to stop the bullet fired at the officer in X Men II. Here's the rub... bullets aren't rockets with motors. Once their forward motion caused by the ...
9
votes
1answer
1k views

Does Deadpool have the highest degree of regeneration among all mutants?

There are a few mutants with regenerative abilities. The most famous being Wolverine and Deadpool... So, if the X-men cinematic universe is considered, it is quite obvious that Deadpool is the better ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

Which X-Men timeline does Deadpool belong to (post X-Men movies)

This is my first post, so I'm not sure if this is a repeat question or not. I appreciate any answers you guys can give me. Given that X-Men: Days of Future Past retconned the entire X-Men series, ...
13
votes
2answers
1k views

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-...
9
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Why was Logan surprised to see Professor X and Storm in the end?

At the end of X-Men:Days of Future Past, why did Logan act surprised to see Storm and Professor X, whom he had no clue were dead. The others, Beast, Cyclops, Jean Grey, I understand his surprise to ...
13
votes
1answer
18k views

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" ...
13
votes
1answer
2k views

What are the names in the dead pool in Deadpool?

In the Deadpool movie (2016), there's a betting system called the 'Dead Pool'. What are the names on the board, and are any of them references to the comics or other media?
6
votes
1answer
4k views

Who was the person Deadpool was sharing his “bucket list” with?

In the Deadpool movie, in the scenes where Wade is going through his "treatment" there is one "patient" that has bit more screen time than others - he and Wade lay next to each other and they have a ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

What is Amix Group?

In Deadpool, The sign at the entrance to the scrap yard says "Amix Group". What is Amix Group? Is this company mentioned in other Marvel stories, like Stark Industries or Pym Technologies? Or is ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

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?
13
votes
3answers
2k views

How did Ajax know Deadpool's powers?

In the movie, immediately after seeing that Wade Wilson has mutated, Ajax makes a comment about his newly acquired regenerative powers. How did he know what the mutation was when all he could see was ...
8
votes
1answer
9k views

What was Deadpool's line about the two Professor X's?

At some point in the Deadpool movie, Deadpool makes a joke about the two different actors who played Professor X. Does anyone know the exact wording of his line?
5
votes
2answers
443 views

Why didn't this character get powers when strapped in the Punch bowl?

Towards the end of the Deadpool movie Earlier in the movie it was stated that the Punch Bowl is the ultimate way to unlock one's dormant mutant gene, yet she doesn't mutate. Why is this?
7
votes
1answer
1k views

What is the complete list of comic book references in Deadpool (2016) movie?

I want to know the entire list of references to the comics in the Deadpool movie. I'm not asking for other things, just the comic book references. What is the complete list of comic book references ...
25
votes
4answers
16k views

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?
8
votes
2answers
1k views

Is the Deadpool origin story from the new movie (2016) sourced in the comics?

I'm reasonably well versed in Wolverine's healing factor being extracted in Weapon X, given to Deadpool to cure his cancer, causing disfigurement, etc. I also know that there's a lot of varying ...
8
votes
1answer
682 views

Why was Beast suprised by the cure in X-Men 3?

In Days of Future Past we learn that Beast had created a serum which can temporarily suppress his powers (and treat Xavier...). Then why is the older Beast in X-Men 3 both surprised and touched when ...
12
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

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, ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

Why did it take 11(ish) years to make Deadpool?

According to several stories regarding the just released Deadpool movie, it is stated Ryan Reynolds (who had played a previous version of Deadpool) had to wait 11 years to play the main character in ...
9
votes
2answers
3k views

What was cut from the Indian release of Deadpool?

Censor Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) has recently passed Deadpool for an Indian release with seven cuts. ~source What were the seven cuts?
2
votes
1answer
110 views

Where did the children spend their time during X-Men 2?

During X-Men 2, the school is attacked, and so the student body flees. We follow one group for the bulk of the film, but there were others. Specifically, I'm curious about the younger students. ...
4
votes
1answer
911 views

Days of Future Past: why did Magneto have to be broken out?

In Days of Future Past, Wolverine's consciousness is sent to the 1970s to warn a young Professor X about the threat that the Sentinel program poses. In order to prevent the Sentinel program from being ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How old is Alex Summers (Havok) in X-Men: First Class?

From a previous question, I saw that he was in his late teens or early twenties but I want to know a little more factual details. The comics don't even help. How old is he?
2
votes
0answers
111 views

X-Men movies discrepancies [duplicate]

I'm an avid watcher and lover of the X-Men movies. The original trilogy, the X-men wolverine series, as well X-Men: First Class and DoFP. With X-Men: The Last Stand, Mystique has lost her powers, ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Is Deadpool from the movie the same character as Wade in X-Men Origins Wolverine? [duplicate]

Is the character played by Ryan Reynolds (Wade Wilson) in X-Men Origins: Wolverine the same as the character played by Ryan Reynolds in the upcoming movie Deadpool? Or is the X-Men Origins: Wolverine ...
-1
votes
1answer
397 views

Who is this in the X-Men Apocalypse trailer?

In the very first seconds of the trailer in which Jean is dreaming you can see this frame: I may be thinking too much...but from what this looks like, its a feminine body... am I being paranoid or ...
10
votes
2answers
3k views

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, is Zero a mutant?

Is Zero a mutant? In the movie, it seems that he has good skill in using guns but no real power.
8
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
10
votes
3answers
8k views

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 ...
11
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
311 views

Why Mystique can't do what Sentinels are doing? [duplicate]

Sentinels are mainly based on Mystique's Gene, therefore they can transform and adapt to any target. Then why Mystique herself can't do these? (she just changes her appearance and voice)
25
votes
5answers
143k views

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 ...