|Appeared in|| X-Men Origins: Wolverine|
X2: X-Men United
X-Men: The Last Stand
Alkali Lake was used as a base for Colonel Stryker and his allies. It was also used to create Weapon X and Weapon XI. Wolverine scaped the facility in order to avoid having his memory erased and some farmers brought him in. He was eventually tracked down. Stryker soon moved to Three Mile Island.
About 15 years later, Wolverine joins the X-Men and is working on discovering his past. At the end, Charles Xavier warns him that a facility on Alkali Lake, at the Canadian Rockies, might help him uncover the clues. He goes there afterwards on Scott Summers' motorcycle.
Once Wolverine arrives at Alkali Lake, all he finds is a abondoned facility and returns, disappointed.
After Deathstrike, Stryker's bodyguard captured Charles Xavier, Stryker returned to his base with the captured Xavier. This is were Stryker's Dark Cerebro was located. When the X-Men and Magneto's Brotherhood teamed up, they looked for Xavier and the young captured mutants. When Wolverine entered the Weapon X room, he had some flashbacks of 15 years before. Then, he battled Lady Deathstrike and killed her.
At the end, Stryker attempted to escape but was tied around a metal chain and Wolverine left him to drown. The X-Men saved Xavier and escaped the facility, leaving it to blow up. Magneto and Mystique took Stryker's plane with Pyro aboard to escape.
Jean Grey sacrificed herself to save the team by going outside and using her telekinetic powers to lift up the jet. After she does it, she leaves herself behind, in the water, believed to be dead.
After having terrible nightmares of Jean's death, Cyclops returns to Alkali Lake where he finds Jean. He can't believe she is still alive and they kiss, but kills him off-screen.
After sensing trouble, Professor X sends Wolverine and Storm to Alkali Lake to investigate. When they walk in steam, all they find is Cyclops's glasses and Jean's body and they return to the X-Mansion.
Behind the scenes
- Barrier Lake, Alberta was used as a filming location.