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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Could “Old Man Logan” be used in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

With the 616 version of Wolverine Marvel comics is bringing the Old Man Logan version of the character into their new post-Secret Wars universe. Since a lot of the things happening in the comics ...
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Why did Berry change Storm's accent from the first X-Men movie?

The first X-Men film saw (or heard) Storm speak in a more African-type accent. This was later dropped from X2 onwards. Why? Did the producers think the audience didn't understand her clearly the first ...
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How long is Kitty Pryde using her powers in the future?

In the 2014 film X-Men: Days of Future Past, Wolverine spends roughly 4-5 days in the body of his younger self in 1973. He is sent/held there by Kitty Pryde, who must maintain her concentration while ...
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How can Mystique mimic a fingerprint?

As seen in the answer to the question question Can Mystique replicate a person by just looking at a photograph?, Mystique's shape-changing ability seems to be based on what she knows about a person. ...
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Why doesn't Toad slime Storm in X1?

During the first half of the Liberty Island fight scene (Cyclops, Storm, Jean Grey & Wolverine vs Toad & Mystique), Wolverine is separated from the group by Mystique and Toad attacks the ...
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Is there a comic detailing how the dystopian future in X-Men: Days of Future Past came about?

I like reading about dystopian storylines, so I'm wondering if there's a comic that shows how humanity started descending into chaos after the Sentinels became activated.
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How did Wolverine manage to approach Phoenix?

In the movie X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) Phoenix had the ability to scatter atoms of everyone around with a use of kinetic energy. Did Wolverine manage to come close enough to Phoenix because his ...
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What is Cyclops doing during the Wolverine/Mystique Fight?

The other day, I couldn't find a single thing on, so I figured 'Aw, what the heck? Might as well watch some of the X-Men films.' As I watched the first Bryan Singer film, I noticed a rather odd ...
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Has Gambit ever charged / blown up a living creature?

I know Gambit's usually a good guy, but has he ever charged / blown up a living creature? Possibly an arch-nemesis that pushed him too far or some mindless beast?
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Do the three X-mansions in the X-Men franchise count as a continuity error?

The first X-Men movie has a different mansion than the one used in X2 and The Last Stand. First Class and Days of Future Past use a building different to both used in the original trilogy. They are ...
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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 does Magneto have his powers in Days of Future Past?

In The Last Stand Magneto didn't have his powers after Beast injected him with the cure. But in Days of Future Past he had his powers. If Days of Future Past was part of the original X-Men series, isn'...
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Why does Cerebro use biometric security?

In the first X-Men film, Mystique is able to infiltrate the X-Mansion by disguising herself as a student. She then accesses Cerebro by mimicking Professor Xavier's eyes to fool the scanner on the door,...
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Who is shown as being faster: X-Men Quicksilver or MCU Quicksilver?

Based solely on on-screen feats, who is the Quickersilver? Quicksilver from the Marvel Cinematic Universe Quicksilver from the live-action X-Men Universe? I’m not looking for opinion-based answers, ...
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About the absence of metal in machinery and buildings of the past

In X-Men: Days of Future Past I see several things about absence of metal that I am a bit skeptical about. For example, Magneto is being held under the Pentagon and there should be no metal ...
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“My mom once knew a guy who could do that” said Peter to Eric. Do they have any relation?

In X-Men Days of Future Past, when Peter saved Eric from prison, in the scene where they were both in elevator, Peter said to Eric: "They told me you control metal, you know, my mom once knew a guy ...
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Who is the guy that found the 'X' badge at the beginning of X-Men: Days Of Future Past?

At the very start of X-Men: Days of Future Past, we see a white-haired person with a modern-looking flashlight come across an X-Men belt buried in the dirt. Who is he?
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How were Professor X, Magneto, Wolverine and Storm surviving the Sentinels?

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, there was no solution against Sentinels other than changing the past. Also, Sentinels were very smart in searching mutants. Team of Professor X (in the X-jet) ...
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Does Magneto have more powers in the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past? [duplicate]

In the movie X-Men : Days of Future Past, Magneto is shown not only controlling metal but breaking it down to microscopic level, inserting it into 8 different robots at the same time, controlling and ...
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How did Wolverine pass through the spinning blades unharmed?

In the first X-Men film (2000) near the end when Wolverine gets lifted up by Storm (and Jean to stabilize him) and he catches the "helm" of the device containing Rogue who was surrounded by spinning ...
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How many people has Wolverine killed in the X-Men movies?

How many people has Wolverine killed in the movies, starting with X-Men (2000)?
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Why is Wolverine afraid of flying?

Wolverine has said he's "afraid" of swimming because he's vulnerable in the water and can drown, but why is he afraid of flying? Is it an unexplained phobia or is it explained in any comic? We all ...
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Where is Wolverine's healing factor “based”?

I was just watching The Wolverine and I was wondering about that little electronic probe wrapped around his heart. Now we all know that that's what caused his healing factor to stumble... But why? ...
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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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Why did Stryker choose Wolverine rather than Sabretooth to test adamantium? [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate of In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, why did Stryker want to apply adamantium to Logan?; in this question, it was discussed why Stryker applied adamantium to Logan before Weapon X. ...
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How can Wolverine sleep on a waterbed given his extra adamantium weight?

Can anyone explain Wolverine having no trouble sleeping in a water bed at 300 lbs+ (plus the, let’s say, 130 lbs for the woman next to him) in X-Men: Days of Future Past?
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Was Mystique seen on TV talking to herself when she was talking to Xavier during his freeze mind trick?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, near the end of the movie there is a scene where Mystique has Then Xavier uses his psychic power to have a conversation with her. At this point, all of the cameras in ...
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What happened to Wolverine from the new Days of Future past time line? [duplicate]

At the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, we see Wolverine After a few “surprises”, What happened to the Wolverine in this timeline?
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Why didn't Xavier go back in time?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Kitty Pryde can send people's minds back in time to their younger selves. Because of the strain this puts on the mind, she can only send most people back a few days at ...
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Professor Xavier's suit trousers in X2: X-Men United

I was watching X2:X-Men United and caught the scene when Xavier visits Magneto in the plastic prison. They scanned Xavier for metal and found none. My question is regarding Professor X's suit ...
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If mutants can travel in time, why do they not change more events?

In Days from Future Past, we saw how Kitty sent Wolverine back years earlier in time (1973) to prevent Mystique from killing Trask and thus stop the Sentinel program before it started. Assuming that ...
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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 were the Sentinel ships made out of metal?

In the last battle of DoFP, future Magneto and Storm create a massive explosion (by electrically charging and blowing up the future Blackbird) and destroy a vast amount of Sentinel ships. This ...
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Why wouldn’t Wolverine use Sabretooth's help when he time-travelled to 1973?

It was shown, in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, that from their childhood days to 1975, Wolverine and Sabretooth were together. In X-Men: Days of Future Past, when Logan travelled through time back to 1973,...
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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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Ending of DoFP with Wolverine (spoliers) [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand the ending of DoFP.
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Why doesn’t Quicksilver’s speed cause a sonic boom, lethal to anyone around him? [duplicate]

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, Quicksilver played speed god in Pentagon kitchen to save his new friends (this looked much much faster than his speed demo at home). Due to that speed, ...
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Was President Kennedy a mutant? Or, did Magneto lie?

In the X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, Magneto was inside the Pentagon prison because he killed JFK (the bullet turned in the air as per official records). Later, when Xavier asked Magneto ...
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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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Why didn't Wolverine take Quicksilver with him to Paris?

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, the primary mission of Wolverine was stopping Mystique from killing Trask. With the help of Quicksilver, couldn't he achieve this within 0.0001 second? This ...
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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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How was Quicksilver able to listen Walkman during Pentagon super speed fight in kitchen? [duplicate]

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, there's a scene in Pentagon kitchen in which guards shoot bullet and Quicksilver puts his headphones ON to listen "Time in a Bottle" before playing as speed ...
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How did Magneto get out of prison in the original timeline?

In X-Men: Days of Future past, the timelines between the war future and the end-of-the-movie future begin to diverge when Wolverine wakes up in the past and begins meddling with things, such as ...
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What would happen if Wolverine stopped eating?

Canon wise... if Wolverine stops breathing he doesn't die but rather goes into a coma like state (X-Men: Days of Future Past). However, what would happen if he were to stop eating? Life cannot exist ...
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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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When, in the Wolverine Cinematic timeline, does Logan get caught in Nagasaki?

Is it after the 'X-Men Origins' story (which seems impossible because when he was in the pit he had bone claws) whereas a couple of minutes into Origins he is shown getting adamantium claws. Can ...
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Quicksilver listening to music when running inside the kitchen room [duplicate]

If Quicksilver runs at speeds faster than the speed of sound then how come the song he's listening to on headphones is playing at a normal rate?
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Has Beast always been able to transform at will?

In X-Men Days of Future Past Beast is obviously able to transform at will. However, in the few scenes of X1-3 he appeared in, he's always been depicted in his beast form. Can he transform in one film ...
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Does old Professor X have any powers in X-Men: Days of Future Past? If so, how?

If we accept that, in X-Men 3: The Last Stand just prior to being killed, doesn't this imply that he no longer has his powers? Even if there's no guarantee that they would have manifested the exact ...
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Why is Professor X in a wheelchair in X-Men Days of Future Past’s future/present?

In X-Men 3: The Last Stand, which was explicitly in continuity in the timeline from which Wolverine was sent back to the past, Jean destroys Xavier's body. The answers to How can Professor Xavier be ...