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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 ...
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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, ...
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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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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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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?
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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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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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How is Quicksilver able to lift people?

In the two most recent X-men films, Quicksilver has moved people just in time to save them from bullets/explosions etc. How is he strong enough to do this? In the new movie he moves about a dozen ...
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What did Apocalypse mean by this line?

In the climax of X-Men Apocalypse, What did he mean by this?
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Is Apocalypse a telepath?

From what I recall, he seems to have an ability to shield himself from Xavier when Xavier was mentally chatting with Eric. Then when Apocalypse interferes, he seems to connect to Xavier's mind and use ...
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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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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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How did Bishop and Wolverine wake up?

In Days of Future past, we see Kitty sending Bishop and Wolverine back into the past. Then when they wake up, the future gets altered. How do they wake up? Does Kitty wake them up by stopping her ...
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Where do Lady Deathstrike's blades go when not extended?

Are Lady Deathstrike's blades segmented and retract into her finger tips as these photos seem to indicate? Or is there another way that they are sheathed when not in use?
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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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What was the device used to knock out Hank and the others?

After the explosion at the mansion, Stryker arrives and orders one of his men to use what looks like an oversized megaphone to knock out our friends. What was this device? As there's no description ...
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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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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 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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Why does Charles ignore Magneto's actions?

Minor spoilers in the question - you might want to skip this if you haven't seen the movie. In the climax of X-Man: Apocalypse, Magneto is wreaking havoc (pun intended) on the Earth. Magneto is ...
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Did X-Men Apocalypse take place over a single day?

I just watched X-Men Apocalypse, and it was night time when Apocalypse was awoken. Then, this ultra mutant being who has been asleep for 10,000 years didn't even reign a full day before the final ...
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Is there any evidence that this character survived X-Men: Apocalypse?

In X-Men Apocalypse, is there any evidence that: survived ?
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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 ...
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If telepaths can influence minds, why don't they fix the world and bring peace?

Telepath mutants such as Charles Xavier, Jean Grey, Emma Frost, etc... are powerful telepaths who can exhibit awesome telepathic feats and abilities. If they can influence the minds of others to the ...
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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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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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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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Why was Alex Summers in prison?

Towards the beginning of X-Men: First Class, Charles and Erik visit a prison to recruit Alex Summers (later taking the moniker of Havok), but I don't recall any explanation offered as to why he's ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...