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Why was Xavier losing control of his powers?

There are a couple of ways to interpret the series of events and how each mutant has lost their powers. 1. They're both getting old. At the time of Logan, Xavier is about 97 years old. Logan's ...
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Does Professor X have any responsibility for the state of the world?

Xavier was the person who killed the 7 mutants that died in the Westchester incident. In-universe, the reporter described that event as being nearly identical to the accident at the hotel when Xavier ...
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Why does Logan stab walls?

Leverage. Xavier's seizures cause everyone to be paralyzed. Logan's healing factor allows him some movement, but the closer he moves to Xavier the stronger the effect by Xavier is. By stabbing the ...
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Is Eden real in Logan?

TL:DR ; 'Eden' as depicted in the comic book is not real, but is a representation of a real prospect for sanctuary. Gabriela never claims that the co-ordinates will lead the children to 'Eden', at ...
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What is the movie playing on TV on Logan and what is its connection to the film?

It's 1953's western film Shane. Confirmed on thrillist.com too And the full dialogue was: Shane: I gotta be going one. Joey: Why, Shane? Shane: A man has to be what ...
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What was the significance in Laura tipping over the cross in Logan?

It's a symbol of X-Men. The very same logo X-Men movies are using. It's not stated in the movie why she did that. In my opinion, she feels that it will link to Charles Xavier and the X-Men he was a ...
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Reason behind the title "Logan"

There are a couple of reasons. Firstly, the movie is loosely based on the Old Man Logan comic books series. The basic concept of Old Man Logan—that of an aged Wolverine on a "buddy road trip&...
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What happened to the X-Men in Logan?

We do not know what exactly happens to the X-Men in "Logan". The closest we are told is the radio news report saying that a year before the events of the film, the Westchester event consisted of 600 ...
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Can someone explain the "returning to the past" motif in Logan?

Because it symbolizes Logan's return to his heroic roots. The movie starts with him avoiding fights, hiding and scraping for money, being a shit to Xavier. By the end he does everything he can to ...
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Why was Xavier losing control of his powers?

The reasons behind the loss of powers of Logan and Xavier are somwhat different: Its unsaid, but it appears clear that we are meant to assume that Xavier is beginning to suffer from some form of ...
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What happens to the X-gene?

Genetically engineered corn used for corn syrup which is used as a sweetener in food and drinks. Discretely feed to the general population in order to remove the x-gene from said population. In the ...
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Is "Logan" the last movie with Hugh Jackman as Wolverine?

Will it be the last time? Until further confirmation, yes. “This will be my last one,” Jackman said, point blank, when asked about it on the Dr. Oz show earlier today. “It is my last time,” he ...
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Does Professor X have any responsibility for the state of the world?

No. Charles Xavier was sorry in that scene because he had just remembered the "Westchester incident", where one of his seizures hurt hundreds of people and even killed some. But the victims of that ...
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Is "Logan" the last movie with Hugh Jackman as Wolverine?

No. On Sept. 2022, Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman announced on Ryan's Twitter account: (tweet 1) (tweet 2), that Hugh Jackman will reprise his role as Wolverine in a third Deadpool film to be released ...
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What did Logan try to say at this event?

Having checked multiple subtitle files and repeated viewings, the line is simply: Well... It's got water and... It's got water. Fuck! Fuck! (Repeated Fucks) As mentioned, Logan was ...
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Is the mutants' disappearance in The Gifted related to the mutants' disappearance in Logan?

It's unclear because Matt Nix said one thing early on and now he is saying something else, but ultimately it seems to be an alternate universe... Independent (from the Hollywood Reporter) January 25, ...
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Why didn't X-24 regenerate?

As I mentioned in the related question on the sister site, the only way in which this discrepancy has been explained is that the producers of Logan openly admit that they ignored continuity for the ...
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Why do the kids have different accents?

All the kids weren't from the same place, or at least not the same unit of the building. Rictor is obviously older and was not part of the kids that Gabriela had recorded. There were more kids than ...
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Is it needed to watch the previous Wolverine movies to understand Logan?

Well, there is no need to watch any previous movies in X-Men film series in order to watch Logan. However, if you have some character knowledge about Professor X and Wolverine, it'll be nice. This ...
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Is Eden real in Logan?

Well, we can't really say that it's not real. But that comic book is specifically designed for the movie only. From The Wrap A young girl named Laura, on the lam from the scientists that imbued her ...
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What happened to the X-Men in Logan?

Xavier killed them. It's easy to put 2 and 2 together. As said above the radio report talks about 600 people being paralysed and 6 mutants are heavily hinted to have died. Later Xavier starts to cry ...
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Was Caliban helping with mutant capture?

As a Marvel Comic Character Caliban was originally a villain; this is no real surprise, as many Marvel heroes began their tenure as evil do-ers (the Avenger Hawkeye amongst them!) The fact he ...
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What do Xavier's seizures do?

The seizures mentally paralyse those within range. Professor Xavier's ability to stop the movement of a group of people (giving the impression that time had stopped) was seen in the second X-Men ...
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What did Logan try to say at this event?

Charles' last words were 'Our boat... the Sunseeker,' the name of the boat they were supposed to take to escape. Logan's words were along the lines of 'at least there's water,' since there was a ...
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What is happening to Logan?

It's not explained outright in the movie, but the director kind of explains it in interviews prior to it's release (in response to the trailers, mostly.) It's been known in the comics world for a ...
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Why is Wolverine not able to walk or run properly in Logan?

Logan is dying from Adamantium Poisoning. Prior to the scene in question though, he was brutally beaten by a younger clone of himself, adding to his existing injuries. He collapsed a day later, and it ...
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What is the movie playing on TV on Logan and what is its connection to the film?

As others have answered, the movie in question is "Shane". I believe one connection to the film is that in a lot of ways, "Logan" is more of a western than a superhero film. It has many of the ...
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Why did Logan take Gabriela's phone?

Logan, no matter how much of a selfish bastard he pretends to be, is still a bleeding heart. He is also rightly paranoid about being found. The phone was a clue to saving the kid, and evidence of how ...
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Why was Xavier losing control of his powers?

Original Answer1 One of the provided answers neglects to mention that Logan is deteriorating from the metal that was injected into his bones and both answers neglected to state that Xavior's "...
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