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Why does Wolverine still have Adamantium claws in X-Men: Days of Future Past?

On the future scenes of Days of Future Past Wolverine's adamantium claws can be seen (they even appear on the movie's poster). But towards the end of the The Wolverine, I remember those claws were cut ...
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How is Prometheus connected to Alien vs. Predator in the chronological sense?

At the end of Prometheus, we saw that a creature was born from the body of the dead engineer, which was essentially identical to the Alien creature pictured in the Alien vs. Predator movies (a ...
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Talia and Bane age problems?

Bane saved Talia when she was a baby. He was pretty old maybe in his 20s or 30s. But then she grows up and wouldn't that make Bane 60? He looks young.
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Around what time did this scene where Ted encounters Naomi take place?

Recently, I watched the How I Met Your Mother episode, "The Poker Game"(S09E05), when my sister pointed me out this jarring inconsistency from approximately minute 09:56: Here, you could explicitly ...
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Is the Good, The Bad and The Ugly set before a Fistful of Dollars?

In the Man With no Name trilogy the third movie to be made (The Good, The Bad and the Ugly (GBU)) is sometimes said to be set before the first of the movies to be released, A Fistful of Dollars (FFD). ...
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Does the first scene in Better call saul take place after Breaking bad

In the first scene from the first episode of 'Better Call Saul', we see Saul, working at some food joint and watching his own videos at home. All this is shown in black & white. After which the ...
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How does Tokyo Drift fit into the time line?

In the third Fast and Furious movie - Tokyo Drift, one of the main characters in the story is Han Lue. Near the conclusion of the movie, he dies when his car explodes in a huge fireball after being ...
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What happened to Charles Xavier after X-Men 3?

I remember watching X-Men 3 and seeing Charles Xavier get disintegrated by Phoenix, however the post-credits scene and his appearance in later movies indicate that he actually survived. How is that ...
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How to sort Marvel Cinematic Universe hero movies into a chronological order?

If I wanted to watch all released Marvel heroes movies in a chronological order, how would I need to watch them? I am not referring to the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D TV series (although it would be nice ...
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Where does Guardians of the Galaxy fit into the MCU timeline?

The film starts in 1988, this much we know. When Yondu points out that he made sure his crew didn't eat Peter, Quill remarks that "For Twenty years you've been throwing that back in my face!" If ...
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Where does Deadpool fall in the X-men timeline?

When did the events of Deadpool take place in the X-men timeline? It surely takes place in a quite recent time era as compared to First Class and its sequel but exactly were?
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How are the Daniel Craig Bond movie plots related?

It seems like with the older Bond films, they were more standalone "adventures" and could each be enjoyed without seeing the others. With the new movies, they definitely aren't as easy for me to ...
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Where does The wolverine end credit scene fall?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, where does the end credit scene of The Wolverine fall? I mean when did that event occur in Days of Future Past?
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Is there any reason behind Irréversible's reverse chronological order?

From the Wikipedia article for the movie, Memento: The purpose of the fragmented reverse sequencing is to force the audience into a sympathetic experience of Leonard's defective short-term memory, ...
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Is X-Men First Class based earlier in time than X-Men Origins:Wolverine?

If X-Men First Class (XFC) is based before X-Men Origins (XMO) then how did Emma Frost end up being captured by Colonel Stryker? The last we see of Emma Frost in XFC she is with Magneto and Raven, ...
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Where does Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. fall in the Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline?

Is it ever made clear officially what the timeline of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is and where Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D falls on it?
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Why does the Fast & Furious franchise have a chronological order different from the release order?

I was browsing on Wikipedia and I noticed that the Fast & Furious films have a different chronology that doesn't match their release order. The Tokyo Drift movie, besides being totally different ...
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When is it established that Laurie Strode is Michael Myers' sister?

So far as I can tell, in the original 1978 film, Laurie Strode is chased by Michael for no apparent reason aside from "that's what he does." Yet in all wiki sources I can find, it's clearly ...
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How much time passed (in universe) between Rocky and Rocky III?

In the original Rocky, Mickey tells Rocky that he is 76 years old: MICKEY (yells) Rocky, I'm seventy-six years old. Maybe you can be the winner I never was -- your ...
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Who/what ties together the characters/movie?

How and when is the chronology is separated from the main storyline? What or who ties together the characters and the movie? After the restaurant robbery? This is two questions I can't understand, ...
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How is Cooper's age justified?

In Interstellar the course of events to my knowledge is the following: The time taken to travel from Earth to the wormhole is 2yrs (Aggregate = 2). After that we don't know how much time passed on ...
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In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Extremis shown is a post Iron Man 3 version of virus or pre?

In the first episode it is indicated that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. happens after The Avengers, but the first episode also has Extremis in it. So is it a pre Iron Man 3 version of Extremis or post? I ...
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In what order should I watch The planet of the Apes franchise?

Basically, I ended somewhere on the reboot film made in 2001. I would like to get back to Planet of Apes series and watch it again. With Star Wars franchise, there is famous order of how should one ...
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Does Entourage ever make reference to it taking place in a specific year?

I recently saw the Entourage movie after having been a fan of the TV show. It was a little jarring because the movie is supposed to take place within a couple weeks of the end of the show, but there ...
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Boston Public episode order. Was Chapter 34 aired out of order in the original run? Why?

In Boston Public Episode "Chapter 36", there is a sub-story about Zach Del Ray asking Ronnie Cooke to prom. This is odd because in Episode "Chapter 34", Zach Del Ray dies in a car accident. In my copy ...
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Was Once Upon A Time Season 4 pre or post OUAT Wonderland?

So, Once Upon A Time Season 4 introduced Will Scarlet (The Knave) who was the main cast in OUAT Wonderland. I'm just confused about the timeline here. Did Season 4 happen: before White Rabbit came ...
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What should I watch after Dragon Ball Z?

I'm somewhat new to the Dragon Ball universe. So far, I have watched all of the English Dragon Ball Z Kai episodes (1-98), which cover through the Cell games. Currently, I have picked up where Kai ...
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Any significance to watching The Originals for understanding The Vampire Diaries and if yes then in which order?

Is there any significance to watching The Originals for better understanding of The Vampire Diaries and its story or is there no need for it? If yes, is there any recommended chronological order for ...
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Help me understand the timeline of the Cohen Family, specifically, when did they marry and have Seth?

I am watching The O.C. again and I can't piece the timeline of Sandy and Kirsten's marriage. Clues: 1. They have their 20th wedding anniversary in Season 2 meaning Seth is 16-17 years old, so they've ...
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Which version of 101 Dalmatians is canon to Once Upon a Time?

In Once Upon a Time, when we are first introduced to Cruella de Vil in Land without the magic, her husband is shown arrested and she runs away in her car with Ursula and Rumpelstiltskin. Later in the ...
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Over what time period does Once Upon A Time In The West take place?

I have the question regarding the movie Once Upon A Time In The West. I am not able to fix the time of the story. How long does the story last? Days or weeks?
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Does the Super Sentai and Power Rangers franchises have a unified timeline? If not, is it possible?

The Power Rangers franchise is similar but not the same as the Super Sentai franchise; while they have many similar aspects, the former was actually derived from the latter; and the latter had also ...
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How much time passes in Scarface

In Scarface the time only jumps a few months at times but it is obviously longer, so how much time goes by from beginning to end.
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Does Batman Begins occur before Tim Burton's Batman?

I know that the movie Batman Begins [2005] was made many years after the movies Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever, and Batman and Robin, but it seems to be set before all the other movies in the ...