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Because X-Men is not The Last Airbender? Because the amounts of these metals in the body is far to small, remember the security guard had been injected with a lot of iron (this is about one of the most ridiculous scenes I have ever seen!). Also because the metals that you list are not magnetic (they only generate a tiny magnetic field) With respect to ...


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Probably for the same reason that humans are not really magnetic to start with: The amount of various metals in a human is actually quite small. I checked out this Wikipedia entry on the composition of the human body, took the metals you mentioned and checked to see how much all those metals together weigh. The total amount of all those metals in the average ...


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From Magneto's perspective, Stryker's actions were indicative and representative of humanity's perspective concerning mutants. As such, he identified humanity's disillusionment of mutants as being genocidal. Therefore, he saw it as only fair that, with him being mutant's "representative", he would reverse the situation against those of Stryker's yolk.


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There are three possible answer (one of which was already addressed in the comments. Cerebro is shielded, and any mutant inside Cerebro is safe from Charles' attack. Jason is a mutant with psychic powers, much like Charles. Not only that but he is (artificially) stronger than Charles, as he forces him to execute the attack. If Jason is capable of this, it's ...


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This is a perfectly acceptable communication if he is only speaking figuratively. "Claws" doesn't mean only physical, literal claws, it is a metaphor for the ability to be violent, to be competently violent. He might very well have said the same thing if he had armed him with a rifle. And, if we examine these movies closely, Wolverine becomes physically ...


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Magneto looks at (and shows us) his Nazi concentration camp tattoo at least once. We can assume he is constantly reminded about what humanity did to one another, and to him personally, in the past. Now, in the present, humanity, or non-mutant humans specifically, are attempting to do exactly that same thing. That is, destruction of a minority. The ...


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Not necessarily Note: She asked "What are you doing here?" not "How did you get in here?" Garbage doesn't collect itself and it's likely that the janitorial staff would be able to enter offices to clean up...so their handprints would be on file and acceptable to the scanner. Janitors and cleaners often have access to secure areas and go through security ...


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while his face looks weird and distorted and it appears as if he's done something to himself No...it's not distorted He's smiling, somewhat wryly I will admit, but he's just indicating that nature has taken it's toll on him. His face doesn't look the way it did 15 years before...which is when he last saw Logan. You also have to bear in mind that he moves ...


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There wasn't time. Although Nightcrawler's powers aren't really covered very well, in the movies he is limited as to the amount he can carry at anyone time, usually this is one person. He'd have to grab each person in turn, teleport them away, teleport back, grab the next and continue repeating until they were all away. This would have taken too long as ...


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Not to diminish the work put into the other answers here, but the plain and simple answer is that it's a useful (albeit less-canonical) plot device. Perhaps they made him weaker to make him feel more human, thus more relatable. Or maybe they have been intentionally vague about the limits of his power to allow for more plot flexibility. Some might argue ...


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The X-Men films typically follow mainstream knowledge of the comics. Wolverine wasn't known to have bone claws by the general audience, so they didn't mention it. The Bone Claws reveal was only done in 1993, recent compared to Wolverines entire history. He's typically depicted as thinking that he gained claws from the Weapon X program. Wolverine has always ...


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Flater's answer includes several excellent possibilities. Another possibility is that Jason's implication is to find "all mutants 'out there'." It's like if a bad guy tells his accomplice to kill everyone, the bad guy obviously doesn't mean to kill him too.


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The X-Men film series has an ever-shifting canon. With the first two films, it is established that a number of handheld adamantium guns were used over an extended period of time to graft the metal to Logan's skeleton. With X-Men Origins: Wolverine, however, the scene was changed to show a number of automated rods simply impaling Logan's body and covering his ...


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You didn't have to take that dialogue that literally. He doesn't mean that he didn't have claws before, but he means that he didn't have the Adamantium claw before. So he means that he was an animal way before that experiment and he just gave a weapon to an animal.


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Magneto in comics is a near god, it's actually very hard to believe the X-Men winning fights with him, I think the film producers deliberately weakened him to give the heroes some chance against him. Even so, Magneto in the films still displays incredible power, like lifting submarines and entire bridges, which he has done in the books.


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