The Wolverine

Trivia: SPOILER! There is a mid credits scene that shows Logan going through airport security 2 years after the end of the movie, where he encounters Professor X and Magneto, who recruit him for a new mission that will be in the film X-Men: Days of Future Past.


Trivia: Guillermo del Toro originally wanted to direct the film and had talks with Hugh Jackman and the producers, but ultimately dropped out due to the massive time commitment the film required.


Trivia: Hugh Jackman wouldn't drink any liquid for a day-and-a-half before any of his shirtless scenes in order to take off any water-weight and give his physique an exaggerated "ripped" look. He said that the process was unpleasant and made him light-headed, but he was pleased with the results on-screen.


Trivia: The original ending featured Wolverine being given his classic comic costume by Yukio, but it was cut from the film.


Trivia: Reportedly, both the PG-13 theatrical and unrated cut of the film were screened for test-audiences, but it was ultimately decided that the PG-13 version would be released in theaters. The unrated cut was eventually released on Blu-ray, featuring a bit more violence and more visible bloodshed.


Trivia: Darren Aronofsky was attached to write and direct at one point, but dropped out of the project after six months. The studio reportedly didn't like his script, which was also far more brutal and featured heavy sexual content.


Trivia: The movie originally started as a prequel to the original "X-Men," but was retooled into a sequel to the initial film trilogy.


Trivia: The "Stanley's" whisky bottle is a small reference to Stan Lee.


Factual error: In the Shinkansen fighting scene, the railway line is seen having color light signals along its way. But the Shinkansen uses a signalling system that doesn't involve the use of light signals at all.

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Yukio: You're a soldier, and you seek what all soldiers do.
Logan: and what's that?
Yukio: an honorable death, an end to your pain.

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Question: The scene with the bear, the hunter in the bar, and the poisoned arrows was taken from a particular comic book. Anyone know which one?


Chosen answer: It was the first issue of the Wolverine comic, the 1982 limited series by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller.

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