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Questions tagged [captain-america-the-first-avenger]

Questions about "Captain America: The First Avenger", the fifth movie set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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If Cap's shield is vibration resistant how did it “ring like a bell”? [duplicate]

In this answer to a question about Captain America's shield an excerpt from the script is posted: He pulls up a cart with A NUMBER OF SHIELDS, some built, some half-finished (including the one from ...
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Why did Howard Stark use all the Vibranium they had on a prototype shield?

We know that Howard Stark was developing radical technologies. So when he comes upon a small, finite supply of the most valuable, world-changing metal known to humans, the first thing he does is whip ...
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Why are HYDRA agents so committed that they nearly always chomp a suicide pill when defeated?

In the Marvel movies Captain America and S.H.I.E.L.D. are opposed by the evil society HYDRA. Whenever a HYDRA agent is defeated or captured, they (almost) without fail chomp a suicide pill and utter ...
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How was US government able to collect Vibranium out of Wakanda given Wakanda was so protective about it? [duplicate]

Captain America's shield is made of Vibranium which came from Wakanda. Given Wakandan tech was so advanced and Wakanda was so protective about Vibranium, how could US government collect a chunk of ...
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How can Captain America's shield make any sound? [duplicate]

In Captain America: The First Avenger, Howard Stark introduces Vibranium to us, saying that it's 'a lot stronger than steel, and a third the weight, and it's completely vibration-absorbent'. This is ...
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How did Red Skull know that the Tesseract was from Odin's treasure?

In Captain America, Schmidt states that the Tesseract was an Asgardian artifact, indeed one that belonged to Odin himself. Tower Keeper: What you seek is just a legend. Johann Schmidt: Then ...
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Why did Steve Rogers stop using guns?

In Captain America: The First Avenger Steve Rogers is shown not only using firearms but also having an apparent familiarity and skill with them. However, in later installments of the MCU he doesn't ...
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Are there any comics that I should read before watching Captain America: The First Avenger?

Let's assume I know almost nothing about Captain America or Avengers or MCU. I know he has a vibranium shield, and was a product of drinking super-serum during WWII that turned him from a geeky dweeb ...
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Why would SHIELD play a game from 1941 on the radio?

At the end of Captain America: The First Avenger, Cap wakes up in a "Recovery Room" with an Agent Carter lookalike and all of the good ol' 1945 comforts, complete with a handheld radio playing a ...
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How did the Earth get more Vibranium?

I've just rewatched Captain America: The First Avenger, and in the scene where he chooses his shield, Howard Stark tells him that all the vibranium they have is what is in his shield: ...
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Why did Captain America crash the Hydra bomber?

In "Captain America: The First Avenger", Cap treats having to suicidally crash the Hydra bomber into the Arctic as an urgent necessity to save New York. This HISHE video and common sense point out... ...
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In Avengers, how was everyone able to look at the Tesseract with naked eyes?

In Captain America: The First Avenger movie, the Tesseract was highly luminous. Only Red Skull was able to look at it with naked eyes. Others needed to use googles. In The Avengers movie, what made ...
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How did the Tesseract come to Earth from Asgard?

Wikis say that the Tesseract came to Earth accidentally. How exactly, did it come to Earth?
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Does Red Skull die at the end of Captain America?

At the end of Captain America: The First Avenger (directed by Joe Johnston with Chris Evans in the titular role) you see Red Skull (Hugo Weaving) holding the Tesseract after being hit by Captain ...
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Is the Super-Soldier serum in Incredible Hulk the same as the one in Captain America: The First Avenger?

In Captain America: The First Avenger, Dr. Erskine creates the formula and uses it successfully on two people. In The Incredible Hulk, General Ross dusts off the old Super Soldier serum, except the ...