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How is Trask alive in X-Men: The Last Stand given the plot of X-Men: Days of Future Past?

At the start of X-Men: Days of Future Past, it was explained that Trask was assassinated by Mystique in 1973 and the whole movie was basically about Wolverine going back in time to prevent that ...
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Was Wolverine a bodyguard before or after fighting in Vietnam?

In the 2009 movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Wolverine is shown fighting in Vietnam, then recruited by the government into the X-Team, then quitting the X-Team, then 6 years later being in a ...
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How and why did Magneto rejoin the X-Men?

At the end of the movie X-Men: First Class, Magneto leaves Charles Xavier and the X-Men to go start the Brotherhood of Mutants. Between the end of X-Men: First Class and the beginning of X-Men: Days ...
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X-Men Chronological Order

What order should the X-Men franchise (including Deadpool 1 & 2, Logan and the Wolverine) be watched in? Different sites give me different answers (due to the time travel in Days of Future Past).
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What is Magneto's helmet made of?

In the scene below from X-Men: First Class, Sebastian (Magneto's precessor) claims that his russian friends made the helmet for him (0:40) In Days of Future Past, ...
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What was the significance in Laura tipping over the cross in Logan?

In Logan, in the final scene, Laura takes the cross on Logan's grave and tips it over. Why did she do that? Here's what I'm talking about:
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Was Charles Xavier's 2nd seizure in Logan consistent?

Since Charles Xavier's seizures mentally paralyse those within range, that would explain why, in Logan, when he had his 2nd seizure, the car crashed normally however, when Logan killed those men in ...
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In X2, how does Stryker know it is not Wolverine but Mystique?

In X2: X-Men United (2003), when Mystique goes into the dam with Wolverine's appearance, how does Stryker recognise it is not Wolverine? In the French version of the movie he says something along the ...
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Was a deal needed with Fox to use Evan Peters?

In WandaVision, Evan Peters is cast as a version of Wanda's brother Pietro, aka Peter, aka Quicksilver. The Quicksilver in the X-Men movies is generally considered a different character than Pietro ...
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How is Rogue forced to help Magneto with his machine to convert people in mutants in the Statue of Liberty

Magneto's plan is to use Rogue in his machine, which requires grabbing two handles by the hands. She is handcuffed to the machine (both made of metal) and we see that Magneto puts his hands on her ...
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How do some of the X-Men come back in "Days of Future Past"?

In Days of Future Past, Magneto has his powers again, Charles Xavier is alive and Rogue has her powers when in X-Men: The Last Stand, Magneto got the 'cure', Xavier was killed by Jean and Rogue got ...
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Why did Wolverine's name change from Jimmy to Logan?

In X-Men Origins, Wolverine is called Jimmy. Then he is called Logan? Is this because he lives forever and has to change to hide his mutation? My question here is that where does the X-Men story ...
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Wolverine in both Pacific and European theaters?

If you watch X-Men Origins: Wolverine and then watch The Wolverine, you can find an incongruency in Wolverine's story. In X-Men Origins, you can see that in the World War II scene, Wolverine and ...
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What happens to Victor Creed after "X-Men Origins: Wolverine"?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Jimmy (Wolverine) has a brother named Victor. Near the end of the film, Wolverine and Victor separate. The movie ends explaining how Wolverine lost his memory, how he got ...
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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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When did this character have a change of heart?

In the Legion third season finale, it is revealed that Farouk was influencing (at least I think...) David to change his past so that he never gets possessed by Farouk (Shadow King). But when did he ...
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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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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? [closed]

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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