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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....
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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 passage from The Once and Future King does Professor X read?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Professor X reads a passage from T.H. White's The Once and Future King to his students. Which passage did he read? Answer preferably should contain the quote.
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Exactly what happened to Charles Xavier in this scene?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, we see Charles Xavier Exactly how did this happen? Did Apocalypse intentionally pull them out or was something else going on here that resulted in this happening to Charles?
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Is Apocalypse's power-buffing effect permanent?

One of Apocalypse's advertised abilities is the power to buff any other mutant's powers, which he used primarily on his four principal followers. Can this effect be permanent?
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What is Apocalypse wearing?

In the movie, we can see that Apocalypse is wearing some kind of suit It seems this suit is regarded with equal importance to his life. What is this suit, and why is it so important? What is it made ...
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What's the extent of Apocalypse's abilities?

Apocalypse claimed to possess many abilities What are his original power(s), and what has he collected over time?
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What is Apocalypse's real name?

Apocalypse is the name given to the lead antagonist of this movie. What is the name he was known by to the ancient Egyptians? Is that his real name as opposed to, say, his many "god names"? If it's ...
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Is the outcome of X-Men Apocalypse already known thanks to the ending of X-Men: Days of Future Past?

If I understand correctly, this movie takes place in the new timeline created by X-Men: Days of Future Past. But the placing of where on that timeline has it after the "past" of X-Men: Days of Future ...
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Nightcrawler in X2 and Apocalypse

In X2, it appears that Jean and Storm don't know who Nightcrawler is. In Apocalypse, they do. By my understanding, Apocalypse was set in an earlier chronological time reference. What's going on?
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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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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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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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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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Cyclops, is it his gaze direction or the direction of his face? (X-men)

Does Cyclops' eye beam follow his gaze or the direction his face is pointing? E.g. if Cyclops crossed his eyes, would two beams go in different directions (or, cooler, would the beam disperse)? If he ...
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How does Professor Charles Xavier's telepathy/telekinesis work?

I know that Prof X has psionic abilities, Inducing illusions Mind Control and Mental Suggestion Temporary mental or physical paralysis Loss of specific memories, or total amnesia Sensing the ...
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Magneto and the loss of his powers

Repeatedly it is said that Magneto lost half of his powers while trying to destroy some Apocalypse starship. Do you know the name of the comic, or is it just a fact mentioned - but never depicted - in ...
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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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What is the difference between a human and a mutant?

What is the difference between humans and mutants in X-Men? Are mutants born to normal humans? Also, how do mutants get their powers? Are they born with them?
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What are all comics about Emma Frost?

I'm interested to know more about Emma, and I would like to know what does come after Bloom's History? Emma Frost: Higher Learning (#1-6) Emma Frost: Mind Games (#1-6) Emma Frost: Bloom (#1-6) ...
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X-Men: reading order for story arcs

I would like to confirm if this reading order for X-Men story arcs is correct. (For example, I've heard that “Messiah Complex” actually comes before “House of M”.) Is the following reading order ...
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Who was the first person to be slimed by Toad?

Many people have fallen victim of (read: been awarded with) Toad's slime. However there needs to have been a first: Who was the first being to be slimed by Toad? Yes, this is a real question. Toad's ...
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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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Difference between Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and X-Men [closed]

I've just seen the trailer for Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Never having read the book, I can say that it looks a lot like X-Men, with its school of "gifted" children and everything. ...
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Why was Quicksilver vulnerable to Scarlet Witch's curse in the Decimation comics?

Spoiler from Uncanny Avengers #4! In the Decimation story arc, the overwhelming majority of mutants lost their powers due to the magic done by Scarlet Witch. This evidently included Quicksilver (...
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Can Magneto detect magnetic objects without seeing them?

Could someone with a metal bullet hit magneto, when he is not expecting it? In the movies it looks like he has to concentrate on where the bullets are coming from which makes sense. More metal more ...
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Why didn't the mutants in the Danger Room use weapons?

Is there a reason that mutants won't or can't use weapons in the Danger Room? Does it have something to do with the professor being peace-loving or that they are kids or that they have to train with ...
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Which X-Men timeline does Deadpool belong to (post X-Men movies)

This is my first post, so I'm not sure if this is a repeat question or not. I appreciate any answers you guys can give me. Given that X-Men: Days of Future Past retconned the entire X-Men series, ...
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If Wolverine's head was cut off, would it grow back? [duplicate]

The inspiration for my question is from this video, Is this an accurate assumption to make? Edit I think it's apparent that if his head is destroyed in the way depicted, the adamantium skull would ...
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If Magneto's metal helmet can block Professor X's telepathic powers, why can't Wolverine's adamantium skull?

Do we know anything about the difference in the concept between those two cases?
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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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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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How did Amix Group get this helicarrier?

In Deadpool, What is the history of this particular helicarrier? And why in particular was it sent to the Amix Group scrap yard?
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Are the X-Men movies related to Deadpool? [duplicate]

No spoilers, please! My friend and I plan to see Deadpool soon, but she hasn't seen any of the X-Men movies. Would she benefit at all from having seen the X-Men movies (or at least, any specific ones)...
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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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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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Why are Weapon XI and Deadpool totally different? [duplicate]

Just saw the Deadpool movie (amazing movie). Before watching this movie, I was sure he would have the same abilities as Weapon XI (from X-Men Origins: Wolverine). Stryker activates a mouth-sewn ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why don't all heroes in the 1994 Spider-Man cartoon take out the bad guys together?

In the second season of the 1994 Spider-Man cartoon series, Spider-Man co-operates with the X-Men. Why is Spider-Man fighting against crime alone? X-Men fought thousands of sentinels and won. They ...
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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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Are the mutations in the Marvel Universe that were created by Celestials only able to be created by Celestial technology?

In the Marvel comic books we know that Celestials intervened and created the "X-Gene," do we know exactly how? And with what technology? Or is it never stated? Are non-Celestials able to create the X-...
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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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Can Iceman die?

I vaguely recall hearing that the x-men mutant Iceman cannot die. But, I thought that there was a special requirement to that, like him being in "ice form." Just for clarification, I don't mean ...
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Has Cyclops of the X-Men ever developed the power to control his eyes?

Pretty straightforward question. We see Cyclops with his trademark visor/glasses on 24/7 to control his power. So is there ever a point in any universe where Cyclops develops control of his power ...
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Is there a relationship between Transonic, Mystique, and Apocalypse?

One of the "Five Lights", Laurie Tromette (codename: Transonic) is one of the new mutants who got her powers after the whole "House of M" story arc. After her powers were activated, she permanently ...
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Is there any dependency between MCU and X-Men films?

Is there any need to have watched any MCU films in order to watch any of the 7 X-Men films (2000-2014)? On one hand, they are all Marvel universe based and obviously all share interconnected ...