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Why does Ajax keep asking Deadpool to say his name?

This article explains this dynamic in one of its points: 6. What’s My Name? Ajax and Deadpool have quite a history in the comic series. Ajax loves subjecting Deadpool to unfathomable torture ...
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How long until the rights of Marvel characters that 20th Century Fox own revert to Marvel Studios?

When Marvel sold the live action rights to many of their characters and groups of characters in the 1990's, it was on the condition that the rights would revert back to Marvel if the properties were ...
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Is movie Deadpool's fourth wall breaking a "mutant power"?

After reviewing the script again from the advice of a friend offline, it looks like Wade's 4th wall breaking isn't a power. While he has his collar on, he quips the following while turning and looking ...
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Is movie Deadpool's fourth wall breaking a "mutant power"?

It's not a mutation. It's actually a sign of his madness. Deadpool gained his powers through torture1, which mentally broke him. Not only is he under the "illusion" (in-universe this is seen as a ...
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How could Magneto stop the bullet fired at the police officer's head?

Copper and lead are actually magnetic -- more accurately, they're diamagnetic. Thus, in theory, a magnetic field in front of the copper-jacketed lead bullet could resist the bullet's motion and, along ...
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Where did Magneto get his helmet from?

Same timeline, different helmets. The events of First Class and Apocalypse are in the same timeline / universe. There is no contradiction here. After the events of Days of Future Past, Magneto ...
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What happens to Deadpool's severed limbs?

In the comics his severed parts are collected by an avid fan. When there's sufficient of them, they grow into a new Deadpool, but one that's evil...
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What made the Munsons think that Laura was a mutant?

They didn't think she was a mutant, they thought she was mute. The conversation went like this: WILL How long’s your girl been that way? (off Logan’s look) Mute. LOGAN Since... well.. ...
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If Rogue absorbs Magneto's power then why can't she escape?

This is covered by the film's (surprisingly faithful) official novelisation. In short, she makes an attempt to use his powers but it turns out that Magneto isn't a complete.barking.moron and has ...
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Who snitched in X-Men: Apocalypse and why?

I would like to give more context regarding why exactly the snitch would be so eager to come out with his knowledge of his workmate's superpowers. At that moment of the movie (1983), the action's set ...
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Is Rebecca Romijn/Jennifer Lawrence Mystique's "natural" human form?

It depends on what you mean by her "natural" form. As far as we can tell, the blue spiky look is Mystique's "normal" appearance as a mutant; every other form is something she has to intentionally ...
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How did this bullet pass through Wolverine's Adamantium-covered skull?

Wolverine was shot in the head and he is knocked out, but to me it clearly looks like the bullet is sitting in his head in the video in your question. As his skin heals, the bullet pops out. (Valorum'...
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In Logan, what disease is this character dying of?

He's old and is being poisoned by his Adamantium implants The film Logan has been created in such a way that it doesn't necessarily need to be explained in details. The writers and producers seem to ...
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Which X-Men movies should I watch before Deadpool?

To understand the film, none. To understand the jokes, you need to watch or know X-Men Origins: Wolverine and X-Men: Days of Future Past. Those jokes and all the other references (almost) are listed ...
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Did Logan intentionally pay off Yukio's prophecy?

Yes James Mangold, who is the Writer and Director of the movie Logan as well as the Director of The Wolverine, confirms on Twitter that he did intend that as foreshadowing the whole time!! Twitter ...
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Can X-23 physically grow?

X-23 actually only has adamantium plated claws sheathed in her forearm and in her feet. She escaped the facility where she was being held at before they could do a full coating of adamantium through ...
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How did this bullet pass through Wolverine's Adamantium-covered skull?

Read the first couple paragraphs here. TL;DR: The bullet did not penetrate the adamantium layer, he's just been hit in the skull by a lump of metal traveling at probably something over 1,000 feet per ...
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Who snitched in X-Men: Apocalypse and why?

It seems likely that the person who "snitched" on Magneto was this guy who saw him extend his hand and then look around suspiciously. As to what motivated him to talk to the police, we can't really ...
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What is known about these "Captain Raygun" characters?

Ray "Raygun" Lai is a professional comic-book artist and movie concept artist. He worked on both the Battlestar Galactica Miniseries (as a "Series Illustrator") as well as the X-Men 2 film (as a "...
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Does Wolverine's healing factor still work properly in Logan (the movie)?

Director James Mangold answered this in an interview with Empire Online. In this XCU version, Logan's healing factor abilities have altered over time. While they still heal him, they no longer heal ...
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What was Deadpool's line about the two Professor X's?

In response to Colossus's line: Let's go see the professor. Deadpool replies: McAvoy or Stewart? These timelines are confusing! Sources: looper.com cinemablend.com mashable.com imdb.com
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Is Magneto's daughter a mutant?

As stated by Jontia, yes, Nina is a mutant. While this is never explicitly states it seems clear enough from the film that she has the ability to communicate and control animals. She calls upon a ...
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How can Charles Xavier be alive in the movie Logan?

Update. The film was, apparently set in the year 2029, according to the film's director. "It's year 2029 when the movie takes place," Logan director James Mangold told ComicBook.com in an ...
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How can Wolverine sleep on a waterbed given his extra adamantium weight?

Because when he travels back to the 1970s, he's not physically travelling in time, he's being mentally projected into his former self and in 1973 he didn't have an adamantium skeleton yet. You can ...
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"My mom once knew a guy who could do that" said Peter to Eric. Do they have any relation?

The character of Peter Maximoff / Quicksilver is an adaptation of Comic book character Pietro Maximoff. From the Marvel comics storyline, Quicksilver is the son of Magneto (Eric Lehnserr) and Magda. ...
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How does the new Deadpool movie relate to X-Men Origins: Wolverine?

Short answer: We don't know because Deadpool hasn't come out, but Ryan Reynolds (who was heavily involved in writing/producing the movie) was pretty clear that his Deadpool character is a brand new ...
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Who hired Wade to scare Jeremy (the pizza guy)?

Megan hired Wade. WADE: Do you happen to know a Megan Orflosky? Get that right? Orflovsky? [Jeremy nods]. WADE: Cause she knows you. Jeremy, I belong to a group of guys who take a dime to beat a ...
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What does Deadpool mean by "left the house in that shirt"?

It means that Deadpool finds the shirt so ugly or unfashionable or unflattering that he can't believe that someone would actually leave their home and be seen in public wearing it.
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How can Professor Xavier be alive?

At the end of X-Men: The Last Stand, we see the comatosed, brain dead twin of Charles Xavier talking in Patrick Stewarts voice, implying that he somehow transferred his consciousness into his twins ...
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