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The DC Extended Universe is a shared universe for DC superhero movies starting with 2013's Man of Steel. Use with the [dc] tag and any related movie or superhero tags

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How did Superman know that he was dead?

In Justice League (2017) movie, just after Superman came back to life and knocked down the other Justice League members, he and Batman had this conversation: Superman: You did this! Batman: I ...
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Was the 90's Flash TV Show set in the same universe as Tim Burton's Batman?

Apart from being a very few years apart, I remember the show had certain aesthetical choices like Danny Elfman's music, the latex-neckless muscled suit design and a dark-cartoonish tone that related ...
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In the 2013 movie Man of Steel why doesn't Jor-El simply cripple or destroy General Zod's ship?

In Man of Steel, when Lois inserts the command key, it enables Jor-El's avatar and consciousness to appear and he demonstrates he is able to change the physical layout of the ship. He is seemingly ...
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Why does Batfleck have a widow's peak?

In the DCEU, Batman (as played by Ben Affleck) has a widow's peak, which for those who don't know, is a type of hair: Affleck does not have a widow's peak in real life. Why does Bruce Wayne have one ...
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How could a photo prove that Diana wasn't a normal human?

In Batman V Superman movie, Diana received an email from Bruce Wayne: How could a photo prove anything about her? The similar looking woman in the photo could be her grandmother. Or, it could be a ...
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Why didn't Batman brand Lex Luthor with the Bat symbol?

At the end of the Batman V Superman movie, Batman threatened Lex Luthor to brand him with the Bat symbol. But, he didn't do it. Why?
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When, exactly, does Justice League (2017) take place?

While answering this old question, I ran into a slight problem: it's unclear exactly how much time passes between Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League. I've found multiple sources ...
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Which Green Lantern appears in Justice League?

In the 2017 film Justice League, the audience sees a flashback detailing how the races of the world banded together to defeat Steppenwolf of Apokolips. Amazons, Atlanteans, Gods, and even a Green ...
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“The Old Gods died” - how did Steppenwolf know that?

In Justice League (2017), Steppenwolf figures out that Wonder Woman has "the power of the Old Gods". He then derisively remarks: The Old Gods died. But I don't see how he can know that. We see the ...
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Is Wonder Woman also a speedster just like the Flash and Superman?

In this video from Justice League (2017), you can see that Wonder Woman saw bullets in slow motion before dodging them. I have seen her stopping bullets, lasers, etc. on her bracelets before (e.g. ...
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Why do plants look different at the end of Justice League (2017) movie?

At the end of the Justice League (2017) movie, the growing plants look very unusual. I know Cyborg and Superman have stopped the Mother Boxes forming Unity but still the plants look different. Why ...
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What is meant by, “But I suppose a mother does”?

In the movie Justice League (2017), Martha Kent, who has lost her son Superman, says to journalist Lois Lane: Well, I can hardly read the news, anyway. So much bitterness. Of course I think it's ...
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Why did dirt on Superman's coffin start to float?

In the end of Batman v Superman movie, it was shown that dirt on Superman's real coffin (in Smallville) started to float. (look at the frames just before the credit ...
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Is marvel and dc in the same endo/multiverse, or at least “travel-able”?

I know the story about Buried Alien (aka Barry Allen (probably)) but that was not like this. I found on on another post that deadstroke - from dc - slade wilson has the same surname as deadpool(...
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Do non-Terran superheroes in the DC Universe need oxygen to breathe?

There are many superheroes (and anti-heroes) in the Justice League who are not from planet Earth, but are residing on Earth - Superman, Supergirl (Krypton), Martian Manhunter (Mars), Hawkgirl, Hawkman ...
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Who was that woman in Atlantis protecting one of Mother Boxes?

In Justice League (2017) movie, when Steppenwolf arrived in Atlantis to take one of Mother Boxes, a woman fought with him. She was capable of controlling water waves and she even trapped Steppenwolf ...
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Why couldn't Henry Cavill simply shave his mustache for his Superman role and use a fake mustache for his other role?

It's famous that Cavill did all his shoot for Justice League (2017) in his mustache because he had another shooting going on for Mission Impossible 6 (2018) which required his mustache. And then, ...
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In Batman vs Superman why didn't Superman just have Wonder Woman stab Doomsday with the kryptonite?

In the movie Batman vs Superman towards the end Superman stabs Doomsday and gets stabbed himself. Why didn't he just have Wonder Woman do this. She isn't affected by the kryptonite.
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Where is the “Wonder Woman dancing” scene from?

I have seen this awesome gif of Wonder Woman lots of times, but I don't know its origin. So far Gal Galot has appeared as Wonder Woman only in 3 movies viz. Batman v Superman, Wonder Woman, Justice ...
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Who are those heroes and gods in Justice League?

In that scene where Steppenwolf is trying to conquer the Earth for the first time, there are heroes and gods united to face him (Atlantis, Amazons and human). Does anyone know which heroes and gods ...
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What is on the other end of the teleportation beam Steppenwolf uses?

In Justice League (2017), Steppenwolf arrives and departs several times via a giant beam of light that shoots up into the sky. Where does he go when this happens? What is on the other end of this? ...
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Why did Superman's body not decompose?

In Justice League, a number of heroes band together and decide that they need Superman. Only problem is that he's dead (after the events of Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice). It's clearly been a ...
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What does Aquaman steal from the Batcave?

In Justice League (2017) there's a scene in the Batcave in which Aquaman stole something. What did he steal?
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Wonder Woman: gods or aliens?

Context: "Wonder Woman" 2017 film Definition: Wonder Woman is an "amazon", that is, each woman specifically created by "god" "Zeus" to protect the world from "god" "Ares". Point: this Wikipedia ...
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Did the Justice League poster intentionally use the same style as a graphic novel collection?

Eaglemoss have released The DC Comics Graphic Novel Collection where the combined spines of the hardback comics show the following image: I noticed that the new Justice League poster shows our heroes ...
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How could Batman see the parademons in his nightmare?

In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie, we saw Batman seeing flying creatures in his nightmare. While they could be any random monster mind could imagine, they turned out to be real ones in the ...
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What is the first use of Arctic Breath in the DCEU?

In Justice League, Is this the first use of Arctic Breath by a Kryptonian in the DCEU?
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Why did this symbol/pattern appear to Batman in Gotham?

Having just seen the 2017 Justice League only once, I may have missed a detail, but one thing bothered me throughout the movie: When Batman is on the roof in Gotham city, he I understand the ...
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Why did those plants and flowers start growing super fast?

I saw Justice League and there was one part that I was confused by. After the good guys win, we see the family of civilians who've just been saved watching as these magical plants and flowers start ...
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What is the relationship between Steppenwolf and Darkseid?

In the DC universe what is the relation between Steppenwolf and Darkseid? In the movie Justice League, we see Steppenwolf mention Darksied in one of his speeches. Also the flying creatures, I believe,...
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What was the artifact Etta is looking for in the epilogue of Wonder Woman?

In the epilogue of Wonder Woman, Etta Candy reunites with the boys and convinces them to go on another secret mission, to retrieve an artifact (presumably without Diana?). What is that artifact? There ...
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Who is this “character” who gets mentioned in Justice League?

In the 2017 movie Justice League, Steppenwolf is looking for the Motherboxes that are located on Earth for Darkseid. A few times, when looking at a Motherbox, Steppenwolf refers to some "mother". ...
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Did Ares bring Wonder Woman to him or did she accidentally stumble onto his location?

Major spoilers ahead! In the 2017 Wonder Woman, Diana is in Themyscira and Ares is initially in London, which given his role there, seems to be a permanent residence. We learn that Ares can ...
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Why was the axe in Justice League so special? What made it so?

During the Justice League movie (2017) the antagonist, says something about his axe that implies that it has some special power. Also, when he loses this item, he seems to be suddenly a lot weaker ...
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Why aren't Martian Manhunter and Green Lantern in Justice League (2017) movie?

I can't imagine Justice League without Martian Manhunter and Green Lantern. My emotions are attached with this: But, I am getting this: Why did producers choose to not include Martian Manhunter and ...
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Was Zod's house symbol in Man of Steel inspired by the one from “Red Son”?

While watching clips from "Man of Steel", I noticed that Zod's house symbol (the logo on his chest) looks very much like the symbol used in "Red Son". For those who haven't read it, Red Son is an ...
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In BvS, did Flash show Batman a possible future or just his nightmares come true? [duplicate]

The scene in BvS where Batman sees future Flash has prompted a lot of debate online, but there's a question I haven't seen addressed yet. The "nightmare" that Batman had of a Superman gone bad would ...
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Why was it okay for Chief to blow up the warehouse in Wonder Woman?

Near the end of Wonder Woman, Steve flies the plane into the air to save everybody from the poison gas. However, Chief puts bombs in the warehouse where the gas was stored and the warehouse blows up. ...
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Is Superman an American citizen?

In Batman vs Superman, Superman is apparently killed and is accorded a state funeral. His coffin has the US flag draped over it and he is accorded a military gun salute. In addition, a "missing man" ...
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Why didn't Amanda Waller consider Lex Luthor for her Task Force X project?

The world changed when Superman flew across the sky. And it changed again when he didn't. You know what a problem with a metahuman is? The human part. We got lucky with Superman. He shared our ...
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What did Steve Trevor mean by him being above average?

In Wonder Woman (2017) movie, there was this conversation between Steve Trevor and Diana: Steve Trevor: Ah.. I didn't see you come in. Wonder Woman: Would you say you are a... a typical example ...
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What did Steve Trevor actually plan for?

In Wonder Woman (2017), Steve Trever brought Diana to main battlefield, but stopped her from going to No Man's Land. She didn't obey his words and move forward to No Man's Land. What was Steve Trevor'...
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Why was this conversation muted first and revealed later?

In Wonder Woman (2017), this conversation is shown with no audio. But the same scene appeared later, with sound, when Diana and Ares battle each other. Diana: What? Steve: I have to go. ...
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Why Diana risk by jumping after Naomi saw her?

In movie Wonder Woman (2017), Naomi saw Diana watching fighting practice, so Diana run away and jumped. But Hippolyte catches Diana.
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Why did the sun appear so rapidly after the climactic battle?

At the end of Wonder Woman, Diana uses a thunderbolt to attack Ares at night time. But shortly after his death the sun suddenly appears. How did the sun appear so quickly?
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Why would the Bat-Brand attract violence from other criminals?

In the extended cut of "Batman vs. Superman", Clark Kent can briefly be seen reading an article about Batman branding criminals. The article goes on to explain that criminals branded in such a way ...
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How does Steve Trevor end up in Themyscira?

Themyscira/Paradise Island is located somewhere in the Mediterranean Sea (from the wiki), hidden by a divine barrier created by Zeus. So how was it that Steve Trevor and the soldiers following him ...
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Wonder Woman and world history in the DCEU

In the Wonder Woman movie, she who is a very important historical person. If you consider Hitler's rise for power, the Beer Hall Putsch from November 1933 would not have had this impact on Hitler's ...
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When does Wonder Woman learn this is how she was created?

This article claims that. Which scene in the 2017 Wonder Woman film contained this revelation? I do not recall this revelation despite having seen the movie a few times. Please give the exact ...
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How do the Amazons like Wonder Woman avoid extinction if they live in an island with no men?

When Wonder Woman first met Steve on the island, she was intrigued by the sight of a man. That shows how deprived the Amazons women were when it comes to men. The island where the Amazons live has no ...