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A film series of superhero films based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name.

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Where did Caliban come from?

In the movie Logan we can see Caliban along with Charles and Logan. But Caliban was last seen in X-Men Apocalypse. How was he particularly chosen to be in Logan? And why wasn't he affected because of ...
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What is the importance of the souvenir from Lagos, Nigeria?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, what is the importance of souvenir acquired from Lagos, Nigeria, that William Stryker wants the source of.
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What was Francis' plan?

Near the end of Deadpool (2016), Francis kidnaps Deadpool's girlfriend and holds her hostage as bait for Deadpool. ("It's a trap."). But... Deadpool is effectively invincible, and Francis knows this. ...
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Why is it Charles “X Xavier” and not simply Charles “Xavier”? [closed]

The pronunciation of Charles' surname is "X Xavier" and not simply "Xavier". What is the reason behind it?
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Tuning fork in last two episodes of Legion S02

In the last two episodes of Legion, David sets a big tuning fork called "The Choker" which, when hit, removes the power of telepaths in the area. He is planning to use it against Farouk, who foresees ...
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How does Deadpool's mask work?

During this scene we see the gradual evolution of Wade's Deadpool costume. At one point Wade has holes for the eyes but the mask muffles his voice, and then in the next iteration he has white eyes and ...
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Why is the almighty force called Phoenix Force?

In the movie X-Men: Dark Phoenix the almighty force is known as Phoenix force, why is it named as such? The name of the force is also the inspiration for the name of the movie. What are its ...
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Where does Dark Phoenix's power come from in “Apocalypse”?

In the movie Dark Phoenix, we see how Jean Grey got the Phoenix's power. But in X-Men: Apocalypse, she used the Phoenix's power. Dark Phoenix can't be set before X-Men: Apocalypse since Can someone ...
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Who is Scoutmaster Kevin?

During this scene in Deadpool 2, after Wade wipes his face, he asks, 'Scoutmaster Kevin?'. Is he referring to a real-life person? A character in another movie ...
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What's the reason for the decade jump in the recent X-Men trilogy?

In the recent X-Men trilogy (X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse and X-Men: Dark Phoenix), they take place in the 70s, 80s, and 90s respectively. But why the 10-year jump when it was not ...
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What's the painting in the background in Dark Phoenix? [closed]

There's a scene in Dark Phoenix when Jean Grey is convinced to go to New York with the D'Bari. As soon as they enter this New York apartment, there is a huge painting in the background. Could anyone ...
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Where is Magneto's island geographically located in Dark Phoenix?

There's a scene where Jean goes to see Magneto who is living with mutants on a secluded island. We can see some labels/signs in exterior shots, and they're all in Hindi. That made me think it was ...
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Are any of the Yakuza that Ronin attacks from “The Wolverine”? [closed]

I recognized a few faces of the Yakuza people that Ronin attacks in Avengers: Endgame. Is this intentional cross-seed of The Wolverine possibly?
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Hugh Jackman's World Record for longest live-action superhero duration

Hugh Jackman shares a world record with Patrick Stewart for longest career as a live action Marvel superhero From the article linked: Jackman holds the record with fellow X-Men star and Star Trek ...
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Why does Deadpool say “You're welcome, Canada,” after shooting Ryan Reynolds in the end credits?

In the end credits scene, Deadpool goes back in time to change a few things using Cable's time traveling technology. He goes to the apartment building where a 10-year younger Ryan Reynolds sits ...
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Why did Syd's body switch places with her mother's in the shower?

In the show, whenever Sydney switches places with someone, their minds swap bodies for a time. When they return, the bodies stay where they are and the minds swap back (as expected). In s2e4, in the ...
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What happened to the bullet that William Stryker hit Wolverine with?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine's climax, Stryker shoots Wolverine who is carrying away his wounded girlfriend. Did the bullet ooze out of Wolverine's head (as of in X-Men united) or is it still inside?
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Where are Wolverine's underpants?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, when Wolverine was getting infused with Adamantium in the Weapon X facility, the following still from the film reveals that he was strapped-on at the floor of the chamber, ...
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Why could only Logan take Laura to Eden?

In Logan (2017), Gabriela tracked down Logan and took his help in sending Laura to Eden, in the process getting killed by the Reavers/henchmen who tracked her down. Of course, she was aware of Laura's ...
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WB suing 21st Century Fox for using the word “Batman” in Deadpool

In Deadpool 2, Deadpool says to Cable that he is Batman sarcastically. As Batman is a property of Warner Bros., why didn't they sue 21st Century Fox for using that phrase on copyright terms? For ...
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References for children's names in Deadpool 2 specifically Earl

There are so many movie/character references in Deadpool 2. Vanessa and Wade are discussing names for children. Vanessa says, "How about Earl? No, he will end up in jail". I was wondering if this ...
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Where is Bob in Deadpool 2?

Is there a reason why Bob (the soldier that appeared in the first Deadpool movie working for Ajax) didn't make an appearance in Deadpool 2?
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Which mask is Wade/Deadpool wearing in this scene?

At the end of the movie, when Wade is showing his new face to Vanessa, Deadpool is wearing a second mask: Who is this supposed to be?
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Did Deadpool select all of the people who come to join X-force?

We see in Deadpool 2 that Deadpool is casting people to fight Cable and save the boy. Weasel says in one scene that it's time to get back on Linked-In. So they put on audition and selected some of ...
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Do X-Men and Avengers ever meet?

I understand that the X-Men and the Avengers are both based on Marvel comics series and they seem to often share adventures in the comics (for example Wolverine and the Avengers appear together both ...
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Is Deadpool 2's after-credits scene canon or just a joke?

In the end of Deadpool 2, Deadpool receives the time machine of Cable, modified to be used multiple times. Then he actually saves Vanessa's life with it, among other things. Did he actually do this? ...
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Why doesn't Professor X use one of Magneto's henchmen to take off his helmet and then control Magneto?

In the X-Men Cinematic Universe, Professor X. has the ability to mind control people. The only problem is, he can not mind control the antagonist of the movie, Magneto, because he wears a helmet that ...
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Are there costumes/locations from the X-Men comics in season 2?

According to this interview, season 2 of Legion would have costumes/locations from the X-Men comics. I am not familiar with the comics. What costumes/locations have shown up? There are only 2 ...
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Is Wade Wilson in X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Deadpool same person? [duplicate]

I haven't seen Deadpool 2 so No Spoilers. Just a thing came to my mind about the Two mercenaries, Deadpool from the movie Deadpool (a.k.a Wade Wilson) and Weapon X (a.k.a Wade Wilson) from the ...
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Where do Deadpool 1 and 2 take place?

Watching the two Deadpool movies, it's never made clear where they take place. In which city (real or fictional) are the Deadpool movies set?
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What were all the references in Deadpool 2?

Like Deadpool 1, Deadpool 2 was also full of easter eggs and references. Since we did 'What were all the references in Deadpool?' I thought we should do it for Deadpool 2 as well. What were all the ...
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How does Deadpool's healing factor work?

In the first Deadpool movie, his hand was cut off from his body, later we see that his hand started growing on it's own at accelerated speed. In second movie his lower body was cut off and only upper ...
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Why did this actor play a cameo role in Deadpool 2?

In Deadpool 2, there is a brief moment (couple of seconds) where we see X-Men trying to hide from Deadpool when he is in the mansion. However, in this scene we see James Mcavoy in the role of Prof. ...
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How did this character get so big in Deadpool 2?

In the X-Men 3: The Last Stand, the character Juggernaut is shown as the same height as a typical human. In Deadpool 2, which makes a lot of references to X-Men, Juggernaut is several feet taller and ...
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Why was there no Stan Lee cameo in Deadpool 2?

Stan Lee didn't appear in Deadpool 2. Is there a public reason for this? He did appear in the first installment, so Deadpool being Deadpool probably isn't it.
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How does Deadpool 2 fit in the X-Men timeline! [duplicate]

So by X-Men: Days of Future Past, the X-Men timeline is reset. So, Wade never met Stryker and was never made into Mutant-XI who went to fight Wolverine. Then why did Deadpool go back in time to kill ...
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What year does Cable come from?

It's far enough in the future that he can travel through time, but
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Did Deadpool 2 get censored in India too and to what extent?

When Deadpool was released in India it got heavily censored even for "A" rated version, and this is discussed in a similar question. But, what about the recently released sequel, Deadpool 2 -- did it ...
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What happened to these body parts?

In Deadpool 2, Wade is Following scenes show that he is Did anything happen to the (presumably now surplus to requirements) ripped off body parts that was shown/explained in the film? I don't ...
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Wolverine didn't wake up in the future so he didn't change the past?

It is really puzzling me. In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Kitty says: Basically, your body will go to sleep while your mind travels back in time. As long as you're back there, past and present will ...
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Who is the healing mutant in first Egyptian scene of X-Men: Apocalypse

In X-Men: Apocalypse (2016). Who is the mutant (with instant healing power) in the first scene in Egypt, where En Sabah Nur's (Apocalypse) consciousness is being transferred to. Does this character ...
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Who has filming rights for Squirrel Girl?

Squirrel Girl is a very popular Marvel comics character, but I never heard about any live action adaptation in any development. She was considered a mutant too but then came out as not being one. So I ...
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Who funded Charles Xavier's school?

I know that Xavier was rich, very rich: He ran his own school for years He built Cerebro He owned an exotic aircraft (possibly worth hundreds of millions of dollars) He rebuilt the mansion, ...
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Marvel TV Series chronology question

I recently discovered that there is some new TV series around the X-men Universe (MARVEL): The gifted, Iron Fist, The defenders and Legion. There is only 1 season for each of them for now. I know ...
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What does “First Class” refer to in X-Men: First Class?

I am confused and curious about the meaning of "First Class" in X-Men: First Class. What does it refer to?
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How exactly did Apocalypse enhance Magneto's skills (if at all)?

In X-Men Apocalypse, En Sabah Nur scouts four mutants to be the Horsemen of the Apocalypse. When he first meets Storm he enhances her skills and the change is clear you can see her hair change color ...
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Which X-Men movies' timelines were erased by Days of Future Past? [duplicate]

In Days of Future Past (2014), Wolverine erases the old timeline and starts a new one. Which X-Men films' timelines were erased? Please no spoilers.
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How did (young) Jean exactly defeat Apocalypse?

In X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) at final battle, Jean saved the day. We saw that she screamed and unleashed her powers, as a phoenix-lookalike aura around her and Apocalypse lost it. She didn't strike it ...
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If Professor X has telekinetic powers why is he a paraplegic?

According to http://marvel.com/universe/Professor_X_(Ultimate)#axzz4xCwgqTBA Charles' telepathy allows him to project and read thoughts, locate the position of specific minds, control others' ...
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Is it plagiarism if 2 heroes from 2 different movies have same power

I wonder if it is considered as plagiarism, if 2 heroes from 2 different movies have the same power or such. For example, Storm from Marvel X-Men is well-known by her powers to control weather and so ...