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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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Is movie Deadpool's fourth wall breaking a “mutant power”?

In the first Deadpool movie, Deadpool gains his powers as part of attempting to force a mutation. And he does get a mutation: the incredible healing factor. He also gains the ability to break the ...
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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 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 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 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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Why does Ajax keep asking Deadpool to say his name?

Throughout the Deadpool movie after Ajax and Wade Wilson meet, Ajax keeps asking this, What's my name? Throughout the movie it seems to be a theme. Does it have some special significance in or out ...
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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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Did Logan intentionally pay off Yukio's prophecy?

In The Wolverine, Yukio is a mutant that has the power to see how people she touches are going to die. At one point in the movie, she tells Logan that she saw his death: I saw you die, holding your ...
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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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Can X-23 physically grow?

Laura, also known as X-23 is a young mutant who can heal. If her bones are covered in adamantium, how can she ever grow?
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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 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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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 snitched in X-Men: Apocalypse and why?

So my question is based in the scene where “Henryk” aka Magneto saves the life of one of the men in the steel factory. He moves the steel canister so it doesn’t fall and kill the man when the chain ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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If Rogue absorbs Magneto's power then why can't she escape?

In the first X-Men movie (2000), at the final showdown, Magneto forces his powers upon Rogue so she can be the catalyst in his machine. But if Rogue has Magneto's power, rendering him temporarily ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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"...
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Is Quicksilver aging faster while moving at extreme speed?

Quicksilver is known for having the incredible power of moving super fast and disturbing time-reality as a result. As we can see in the movie in this special scene, he is moving so fast that time ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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 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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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 hired Wade to scare Jeremy (the pizza guy)?

In Deadpool, Wade Wilson is hired to scare Jeremy the Pizza Guy from stalking Meghan Orlovsky. But at around 2:20 in the below YouTube video, it seems as though this is the first time he has met ...
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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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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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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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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?