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 did the producers of Deadpool get away with digs at the studio?

I am pretty sure most people are familiar with the 4th wall breaks in Deadpool, and all 23 of them are gratefully written up here. (spoilers in the link) One in particular seemed far above all the ...
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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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Was there ever consideration of a scene concerning Beast in Deadpool?

Near the end of the 2016 film Deadpool, one of the lines Wade shouts out is: "And tell Beast to stop shitting on my lawn!" I heard rumors that they had actually considered bringing in Nicholas ...
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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?
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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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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 does Deadpool escape his torture chamber?

In the incredible Deadpool movie, we get to see how Wade Wilson becomes Deadpool. For the final stage of his transformation, he is fastened into a glass/metal chamber by his neck, arms, and I assume ...
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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) ...
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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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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 ...
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Does Deadpool feel pain in the Deadpool movie

This is specifically a question for the Deadpool 2016 movie. In this question, Does Deadpool feel pain? It is pretty clear that Deadpool feels pain: But, in the movie he seems to not feel pain very ...
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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 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)...
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Has Wolverine ever played a major part in an Avengers storyline?

Wanda Maximoff (and by extension, her brother Pietro) feature in both X-men and Marvel movie continuity. This is largely because she's plays an integral role in at least one large Avengers story line:...
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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?
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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?
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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 ...
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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 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 ...
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How did Wolverine get his Adamantium claws back? [duplicate]

In "The Wolverine", during the final battle, the Silver Samurai heats up his sword and cuts off Wolverine's Adamantium claws: Then, after the Silver Samurai has been ...
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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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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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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 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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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 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 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 fast does Wolverine heal compared to the average human? [closed]

From comic/movie sources, how many times faster could Wolverine heal than the average human? Non-canon counts if you need to use it. What is his healing time rate compared to the average, healthy ...
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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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How were Wolverines joints not frozen when he was injected with the Adamantium? [duplicate]

So if we think about it they just poured/injected liquid Adamantium over Wolverines bones... but should it not have pooled in between his joints and locked them like glue does if you put it on ...
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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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How were all of Wolverine's bones covered with Adamantium?

OK, so in the X-Men Origins: Wolverine movie, we see clearly for the first time how his bones became covered with Adamantium but it raises another question... How were all of his bones covered with ...
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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.
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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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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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Where does Charles Xavier's seizure power come from? [duplicate]

In Logan, Charles Xavier suffers from dementia. He has seizures which seem to cause shock waves, resulting in headaches, and time slowing down. Does he have this power in the comics?
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Since when do X-Men comics exist in X-Men?

In the second Logan trailer, we see that X-Men comics exist in the X-Men universe: LOGAN: [leafs through X-Men comic] We've got ourselves an X-Men fan ... Maybe ...
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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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Are there any non-contemporaneous items in the Logan trailers? [duplicate]

Is has been established that Logan takes place in 2029. And, as can be seen from the trailers 1 and 2, it takes place in desert terrain in Oklahoma, Texas, and Mexico. So most things are old and ...
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Has Logan aged considerably in the new movie Logan? [duplicate]

In the new trailer we see Logan at the very end holding hands with a girl (sorry I don't know who she is), also throughout the clip we see his beard and there are quite a lot grey hairs in it: ...
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Is X-24 a cyborg or bionic?

In the movie Logan, a character gets introduced called X-24, a mutant weapon created by Transigen, who is actually What I'm interested to know is, is X-24 a cyborg or bionic? excluding his "skeleton"...
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What are the essential films one needs to watch before “Logan”?

My best friend and I are planning to go see Logan soon, but she doesn't have the time to watch eight X-Men movies beforehand. What are the most important movies to have seen before Logan?
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Were these three the last surviving natural born mutants?

In Logan we have the following interactions: While Logan is listening to the radio and a talk-show host says, "It's 2029, why are still talking about mutants?" While Charles and Logan are discussing ...
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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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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. ...
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Why is Mutant X in a cage? Is this after/before X-men Days of future past?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, "Weapon X" is created and Wolverine escapes. In Apocalypse he is back in a case, and escapes again. How are these two Wolverine's connected?
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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 ?
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In X-Men: Apocalypse why was the jail security so poorly armed?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, when... ...they are spotted on camera and security arrives to apprehend them. A few hours before, they were using more effective weapons, but now only have conventional firearms....