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Why does Deadpool say "You're welcome, Canada," after shooting Ryan Reynolds in the end credits?

Ryan Reynolds has repeatedly said that he is less than happy with his appearance in the 2011 "Green Lantern" movie - he even admits that he has never seen it. Ryan Reynolds provided this ...
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What were all the references in Deadpool?

This answer is a Community Wiki, so if you want to add anything to it, just edit it. Den of Geek had an incredible article on this. I've used a lot of information from their site. All references ...
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Can a single bullet from a handgun kill three people in the way Deadpool did?

TL;DR: It is possible, but not very easy to pull off. Real life examples: One bullet, two deer killed: A few years ago, a 10 year old boy on his first hunting trip killed two deer with one round. ...
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Why does Wolverine drink alcohol?

From his wiki: Wolverine's natural healing also affords him the virtual immunity to poisons and most drugs, except in massive doses. For example, it is extremely difficult for him to become ...
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Why doesn't Deadpool's healing ability heal his skin?

Its the same as his comics counterpart: After the healing factor was given to him, it made his normal cells as well as his cancerous cells unable to die, giving him a heavily scarred appearance ...
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What does "First Class" refer to in X-Men: First Class?

They're the "first class" of Xavier's school for gifted youngsters, as well as the "first class" of the X-Men. With regards to the title being some sort of pun intended to denote the characters as "...
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Is Deadpool 2's after-credits scene canon or just a joke?

That post-credit scene is CANON as the writers said during their reddit AMA: Q: IS THE AFTER CREDIT SCENE CANON??? Please tell me I’m dying to know! A: Yes, the after credit scene is CANON! Don't ...
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Which mask is Wade/Deadpool wearing in this scene?

Its Hugh Jackman, the actor who plays Wolverine in the "mainstream" x-men movie series. Its one of many fourth-wall-breaking Hugh Jackman / Wolverine jokes in the movie.
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How exactly did Apocalypse enhance Magneto's skills (if at all)?

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] ...
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What does "First Class" refer to in X-Men: First Class?

It's a pun. 'First-class' as in 'excellent' or 'high quality', and "first class" as in they are the initial group of students.
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Why doesn't Professor X use one of Magneto's henchmen to take off his helmet and then control Magneto?

He actually tries something very similar in one of the X-Men movies, where he controls Sabertooth and has him grab Magneto by the throat during a standoff with police, where Magneto has taken all the ...
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Why does Deadpool say "You're welcome, Canada," after shooting Ryan Reynolds in the end credits?

Ryan Reynolds is Canadian by birth, therefore, he uses this line as a reference. He was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is not very fond of the Green Lantern movie as is seen in many ...
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Is it plagiarism if 2 heroes from 2 different movies have same power

Plagarism... NO. Plagiarism is using someone else's work without giving proper credit. Copyright infringement... Possibly. Copyright infringement is using someone else's work without getting that ...
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Can a single bullet from a handgun kill three people in the way Deadpool did?

Yes, but no. It's feasible. But not likely. Consider it only shattered two skulls and deflected off the third. In fact, this bit seems to mirror a Mythbusters segment: A bullet from a .50 caliber ...
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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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From X-Men, we know that Wolverine was Canadian but in one movie why did he participate in American Revolutionary War?

Wolverine and Sabretooth were not in the American Revolution. They were born in the mid 1800s, nearly a century after the Revolution (1775-1783). The first scene of X-Men Origins: Wolverine takes ...
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Isn't the Quicksilver from Avengers 2 the same as the Quicksilver from X-Men: Days of Future Past?

No, they are completely different characters. As discussed in this Sci-Fi & Fantasy question and this Movies & TV question, Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver are rare exceptions to the general ...
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Did the line about Krishna get altered in X-Men: Apocalypse?

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 ...
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Why doesn't Deadpool's healing ability heal his skin?

Deadpool is not cured of his cancer. When he gets his healing factor, so does his cancer, becoming super cancer. His healing factor fights it at an accelerated rate, but neither wins. Hence his face. ...
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What happened to Charles Xavier after X-Men 3?

Firstly, the post-credits scene from X-Men 3 hints at his survival. If for any reason you can't view the video, this is what happens (from the wiki): After the credits there is a scene at the ...
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Why do the officers carry bows and arrows in X-Men: Apocalypse?

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 ...
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What were all the references in Deadpool 2?

There is a very good list by denofgeek: Early on, Wade discusses how horrible his father was. This is 2/3 on point to the comics. In the comics, there were three different takes on what Wade’s father ...
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Why does Wolverine drink alcohol?

From Wolverine V3 #33 In this scene Mystique seems to be sad that Wolverine abuses pills and drugs. It doesn't seem logical for her to be sad for they can't really hurt him. But maybe the backstory ...
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How did this character get so big in Deadpool 2?

Are the two movies supposed to exist in the same universe? Yes...and No The "universe" is not exactly stable and has been rebooted and recreated a few times as described in this Deadpool/X-Men ...
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What's the reason for the decade jump in the recent X-Men trilogy?

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: ...
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Who is that girl in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'?

According to this interview with Bryan Singer: “Is that the Scarlet Witch? No, that’s his little sister,” Singer said. “I even had a line which I cut, where Quicksilver’s mother says to the little ...
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Why was Angel Dust's breast not shown during her fight?

Probably because Gina Carano asked them to. I couldn't find any statements from her one way or the other (I doubt anyone is brave enough to ask her to her face), but it's probably the same reason that ...
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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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What happens to Victor Creed after "X-Men Origins: Wolverine"?

The film Days of Future past changed up the timeline in a way that erased the events of X-men 1, 2, 3 and Wolverine 2013. Movies like Apocalypse, Dark Phoenix and Logan are now placed in an ...
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Eye part mask of Spider-Man and Deadpool

While we do not know exactly HOW does the eyes of the Spider-man suit in Civil War move according to Peter Parker's own eyes, we definitely know WHY. When Tony Stark goes recruiting the young Peter ...
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