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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 Logan really remembering from the time he was experimented on?

During x-men 1, Logan is remembering/dreaming about the times he has been experimented on (which was the same experiment) which was shown to us also in Wolverine Origins or well I presume it was the ...
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Trask arrested for selling military secrets in X-Men: Days of Future Past

At the end or near the end of the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past during the scene where Logan is getting pulled out of the water and onto a boat we see a police officer put down a newspaper saying "...
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Why is Victor Creed's hair black in “X-men Origins: Wolverine”

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, why is Victor Creed's hair black? I thought that his hair was supposed to be blonde or a dirty yellow as I thought it was supposed to be in the comic. Was his hair ...
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Days of Future Past's new mutants

I saw "X-Men: Days of Future Past" recently and because I don't read the comics was left with a few questions about the characters. What is Bishop's power? Who is the fire producing mutant ...
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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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If the “Sentinel” Program existed since 1973 why it was never mentioned in the original trilogy of X-Men? [duplicate]

In X-Men DoFP we see that Trask Industries had developed a program to wipe out all mutants (the Sentinels). In the original timeline, though, where Mystique kills Trask and the American Government ...
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If Xavier kept taking his “medication” in the '70s, how we end up in the prologue scene of X3, acknowledging the events of DoFP? [duplicate]

In X-Men: DoFP a significant alteration of the timeline is occurred. For a moment let's ignore that alteration. We are in 1973 and Professor X keeps taking his medication for the next few years in ...
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Why doesn't professor X influence mind of Trask?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, why doesn't professor X influence the mind of Trask instead of doing all the other effort? He does seem to influence human minds, as we saw when he changes the mind of ...
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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 come no one noticed Logan's bullet hole? [duplicate]

At the end of X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Logan got shot in the head with an Adamantium Bullet which was the only thing strong enough to get though his Adamantium bones. Is it explained how no one ...
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X-Men : Days of Future Past - Kitty Role [duplicate]

I was thinking Kitty aka Shadow Cat, her only power was that she can move through objects or let objects pass through her or go through walls and ceilings. In the new X-Men movie Days of Future Past, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What's with the shape of Wolverine's claws in the future?

There is already this question: Does Wolverine still get his adamantium skeleton after Days of Future Past? To me, the claws in the future were squared off at the end and not pointy, more like a ...
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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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How could Magneto stop the bullet fired at the police officer's head?

In the first X-Men movie, Magneto is shown to stop a bullet in mid-flight. How can this be possible? Magneto's power is the control of magnetic forces but normal bullets are made from nonferrous (non-...
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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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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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How is Magneto pulling Mystique in the Days of Future Past trailer?

As seen in this screencap, Magneto seems to be pulling Mystique towards him using his powers. What I don't understand is, how can Magneto affect Mystique? Since when did he gain the ability to ...
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Why did Japanese soldiers commit suicide in the beginning of The Wolverine (2013)?

In the beginning of The Wolverine (2013) movie, it was shown that a few soldiers commit suicide. Yashida was one of the soldiers about to commit suicide, but Wolverine stopped him. What was the reason ...
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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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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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Where does Rogue get her name in the X-Men movies?

When we first meet the character, we meet her as "Marie D'Ancanto". When we pick up with her again, she introduces herself as "Rogue". Aside from Wolverine, who seems to go by the name at least ...
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How did Yashida come to know about the Adamantium?

In the movie The Wolverine, the minister of justice tells Wolverine that Yashida was obsessed with Wolverine and spent all of his money to stockpile adamantium in the north. But Yashida had not met ...
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Why does Logan remember WWII in The Wolverine?

Logan doesn't remember much of his past in X-Men I, II, or III. After which there are no telepathic mutants (that he might have kept in touch with) who could have helped him remember. So why in The ...
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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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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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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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Why don’t Logan’s hands bleed when he pops his claws in The Wolverine?

In The Wolverine, with his healing suppressed, there should be bleeding when Logan pops his claws. Why does he bleed from bullet wounds, but not his hands?
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How is “spoiler” possible in “The Wolverine”?

In the X-Men and Wolverine movies the hero in question grows from a little boy to an adult as we see him in the latest movie The Wolverine.
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In The Wolverine, was Logan dreaming or was it real?

Keeping the title a bit vague as not to spoil the movie. In The Wolverine, was Logan dreaming or hallucinating, Or was
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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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In X-Men: First Class who are the mutant children found by professor X?

In the movie, when Professor X uses Cerebro for the first time, he is able to detect some mutant children. I believe the first one was Storm, since she was a little girl with white hair. But who ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Was Senator Kelly intended to return?

In the first X-Men movie, Senator Kelly apparently dissolves into nothingness. But when Storm recounts his death later to Magneto, he asks: "Are you sure you saw what you saw?" This always implied ...
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Why didn't Sebastian Shaw explode?

In X-Men: First Class, Sebastian Shaw was the leader of the Hellfire club. He has the ability to absorb energy to keep him young and then use that energy to give him strength, or just release it. Why ...
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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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In X-Men: First Class, who was the mutant who made whirlwinds?

In X-Men: First Class, one of the members of the Hellfire club is a mutant who makes whirlwinds. I don't think his name (either real or 'codename') is ever mentioned, and I don't recognize him. Who ...