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It's really clear that Magneto's powers are extremly enhanced. Let's compare his newly enhanced powers to his old ones: X-Men: First Class: From Wikipedia: In the middle of the movie: ... and [Erik] Lehnsherr uses his magnetic power to lift Shaw's submarine from the water and deposit it on land. At the end: Fearing the mutants, both fleets fire ...


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Yes, dialogue referring to the Hindu God Krishna was removed from the final cut of the film. From this article (which I've edited down somewhat); Hindus are thankful to 20th Century Fox and Director Bryan Singer for deleting reference to Lord Krishna in the movie “X-Men: Apocalypse”.   Hindu statesman Rajan Zed wrote to 20th Century Fox in March ...


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Because they know what Magneto can do. After the events of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Erik's ability to control magnetic metals are well known and he was a wanted criminal. So after getting information about him, they avoided bringing any kind of metal at all when attempting to capture him. But going without any kind of weapon would be stupid. The bow and ...


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To give the audience the sense of meeting the characters for the first time, in every movie. From a 2014 interview with Simon Kinberg by Steve Weintraub for Collider on X-Men: Days of Future Past: KINBERG: Yeah. One of the things, and this is an idea that came out of my work with Matthew Vaughn was, we didn’t want to do what most sequels do, which is ...


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The scene at the end of the movie is showing the rather famous X-Men "Danger Room"; we have not seen very much of it in the movies, but it appeared in a regular basis in the source comics, especially early on. The robots were Sentinels, as you can read about in this question, who are programmed to attack mutants. The purpose of the Danger Room is to train X-...


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Wolverine wasn't running to anywhere in particular. He was running away from the lab. It's snowy because it's Canada, in winter. (As revealed in previous movies, Stryker's lab is at Alkali Lake, in Canada)


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Although the other answer did a good job in demonstrating the enhancement, Bryan Singer confirmed in an interview that Magneto's powers were enhanced by Apocalypse... EW December 29, 2015 "One of Apocalypse's many powers is he can imbue other mutants with greater ones," director Bryan Singer told EW. "Magneto is demonstrating a small taste of ...


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The question is why did he say this, did he feel the presence of 'Phoenix' psyche of Jean Grey? Yes, this is why. The reason behind this is because of Apocalypse's entire point of view in life. Survival of the Fittest. That the weak should die while the strong live on. And if that requires the strong to kill the weak, so be it. The Phoenix is one of the ...


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There are multiple continuity issues between the new movies and the old Trilogy. Mainly based on the idea that the old Trilogy is set in the 2000s. X3, The Last Stand, is supposed to be five minutes into the future of X2, which is explicitly set a few months after the events of X1. X1 is "present day" meaning, roughly the same time as it's real world ...


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The two uses of powers were not similar. In X3, Jean is reluctant to use her Phoenix powers against Logan. She holds back, out of moral and emotion conflicts. She's spent her entire life trying to snuff out the Phoenix side of her, and in that timeline, Xavier has put mental blocks on her to protect everyone and herself from that power. And all the ...


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In the comics, Scarlet Witch and her brother Quicksilver were believed to be the children of Magneto for about 40 years, but that history was recently rewritten. From Wikipedia: Scarlet Witch is initially depicted as a mutant, born with the ability to alter reality in unspecific ways. Originally introduced as the daughter of the Golden Age superhero ...


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If you look really closely at the middle left part of the screen in the video linked by BlueMoon93 at about the 27 second mark (just pause it there, and then pay close attention when you restart the video), you can see a flash in that part of the building. He's already moving at super-speed (notice how his Twinkie just hangs in the air), so it happens very ...


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Did Magneto know about it? Well, it didn't seem in the movie that he did know the plan of Apocalypse. Charles is his old buddy and Magneto had no intentions to harm him. Did he accept it as a necessary sacrifice for his revenge from mankind. It didn't seem so. He had rage with the mankind who killed his loved ones in his opinion. That's why he was with ...


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To directly answer your question... No. There is no reason given in the movie as to why Pietro wouldn't tell Magneto he was his son. If we were to speculate there could be numerous reasons. My own thought on it is that he didn't want Magneto to stop what he was doing just because his son asked him but rather wanted Magneto to stop because it was the right ...


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Judging from this scene: It looks like Havok was already engulfed by the blast, as we discussed in the comments. As to why QS 'feels' the explosion, he may not necessarily feel it, since none of his powers seem to give him such an ability. From the wiki: [QS can] run at supersonic speeds of up to Mach 10 and resist the ...


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He didn't choose them at random because he didn't encounter them at random. Each time, his prior recruits take him to see the next one. And while it's not really made clear in the movie, his choices do seem to line up nicely with the traditional roles of the Horsemen. The order in which Apocalypse acquires his Horsemen is: Storm, whom he randomly ...


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It's not always clear from the movie, but Apocalypse actually possesses a ton of mutant powers. Over the centuries, as he moved from body to body, he's kept the mutant abilities of all of his previous hosts. As such, there's no telling what powers he has that we've never seen before. This means the writers could merely pull out some new random power at will ...


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The movie is bereft of details in Apocalypse's history. The closest it came to it CIA agent Moira Mactaggert's rough explanation of the cult's reasonings for worshiping Apocalypse. Most of his powers and background are directly taken from his many comic and then cartoon appearances. Most likely due to licensing conflicts with Marvel, mentions of the ...


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What we saw in Apocalypse wasn't the Phoenix Force. It's not a retcon, because it's not said, in Apocalypse or Dark Phoenix, that this power we saw at the end of Apocalypse was the Phoenix Force. Rather, it's a transition/climax scene of sorts which serves two purposes: establish how powerful Jean is currently plant the seeds for the upcoming Dark Phoenix ...


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From my understanding, they are in the Danger Room. And chances are that the are virtualised sentinels. It is also not the first time that we have seen this scenario. In X-Men : Last Stand, we see Wolverine and the X-Men train younger mutants against sentinels in the Danger Room. A Sentinel briefly appears during a training session in the Danger Room. ...


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X-Men: Days of Future Past basically eradicated the previous continuity: Because of this the Angel that we've seen before existed in a different continuity - the same continuity in which Jean Grey / Phoenix (Famke Janssen) and Scott Summers / Cyclops (James Marsden) died. So the Angel we're going to meet during X-Men: Apocalypse will be an ...


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Well, he did this to weaken the power of mankind. Nukes are the most powerful weapons mankind has. They make the weak seem artificially strong and his plan was to turn the world into some kind of apocalyptic crucible for weeding out the weak. He also gave the message that these weapons, in which mankind has so much faith, are unreliable. I thought the ...


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Well you answered it yourself. Jean unleashes her entire power in the end which if you might remember was suppressed by Professor X as mentioned in X-Men: The Last Stand Also there is an entire post on this here http://moviepilot.com/posts/3933293


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From Wikipedia (of all places): Apocalypse is an ancient mutant born with a variety of superhuman abilities who further augmented himself after merging with Celestial technology. The character has total control over the molecules of his body, enabling him to alter his form as it suits him, such as allowing his body to become extremely malleable and ...


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The "new" continuity that exists after Days of Future Past isn't actually clear. We know that the movies X-Men Origins: Wolverine and X-Men 3: The Final Stand are no longer canon, but that doesn't necessarily mean that those events didn't happen in some form or another. In particular, note that all of the remaining X-Men films are still canon, so all of ...


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Nina is not a character in the X-Men comics, but may be a renamed version of Magneto's first daughter, Anya. Magda was the name of Magneto's first wife in the comics, and his wife in the film X-Men: Apocalypse. In the comics she was the mother of Anya, who died tragically in a fire. Magento's reaction, similar to the movie, cause Magda to be scared and run ...


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The new version was rebuilt using space age plastic following Xavier and Erik's rift, and the events of Days of Future Past. No metal, not affected. Same as the DOFP first generation Sentinels, explicitly built to avoid Magneto's powers. Magneto being public enemy number one after allegedly attempting to kill JFK, and his raw power. Hank never forgot about ...


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My interpretation is that Apocalypse was somehow able to shift gears up to Quicksilver's speeds, at least visually and mentally. First, Quicksilver hits Apocalypse maybe 10 times, with Apocalypse unable to respond. Then the movie camera focuses for 2 seconds on Apocalypse's eyes. A whitish glaze goes over his eyes. Camera then shows — presumably from ...


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You are correct. X-Men: Days of Future Past doesn't explain the Angel in Apocalypse. The Angel in The Last Stand doesn't appear to fit in the same continuity with the Apocalypse Angel because of a serious age discrepancy. Whatever age Worthington is supposed to be in Apocalypse, he's clearly going to be older than 10. That means he would have been born ...


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What happened to Wolverine? He has been experimented for the Weapon X program and shows some memory problems/some kind of amnesia. He did not recognise her whereas she read his mind? He didn't recognise her because they never met before. In the old timeline they first meet during X-Men but now in the new timeline they meet each other way before. And after ...


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