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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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 about ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why is Magneto's cape asymmetrical in Days of Future Past?

In the film X-Men: Days of Future Past, Magneto's cape, both in the future and in the past, Magneto's cape is weirdly uneven. Why is this the case? Is there some story-based reason for this? Or is ...
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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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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 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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Days of Future Past: why did Magneto have to be broken out?

In Days of Future Past, Wolverine's consciousness is sent to the 1970s to warn a young Professor X about the threat that the Sentinel program poses. In order to prevent the Sentinel program from being ...
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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 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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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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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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How was Azazel captured?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Trask is always trying to capture the mutants alive. It would seem that Azazel was also captured alive, to get his bone and tissue cells. But how was Azazel killed and ...
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Were the Egyptian Four Horsemen characters from the comics?

In the opening sequence of X-Men: Apocalypse, we see the "Four Horsemen" of Apocalypse These are not the original Four Horsemen of Apocalypse from the comics: War, Famine, Pestilence, & Death. ...
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Did Mystique or Rogue get their mutation back in the terminated timeline?

In X-Men 3: The Last Stand, after Magneto rescues Mystique and frees a bunch of other mutants, one of the guards goes to shoot him only for Mystique to protect him, being hit by the Serum Darts that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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In which movie did Magneto kill the president as stated in X-Men: Days of Future Past?

In which movie did Magneto kill the president as stated in X-Men: Days of Future Past? I have been trying to figure out why they had him in prison during the events of DOFP.
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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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