Questions tagged [dc-extended-universe]

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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Why does the Batmobile have a “NO STEP” sign?

This (silent) video shows the Batmobile in the new Batman v Superman movie: However, 14 seconds in we see: Why would the Batmobile need to have "NO STEP" on the ...
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Was the messenger in Bruce Wayne's weird dream supposed to be The Flash?

About halfway through Batman vs Superman, Bruce Wayne falls asleep and has couple of rather unusual dreams. In one of them, a person appears to be trying to give him a message. The whole scene is ...
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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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Why does Senator Finch suspect Superman's involvement in the “desert incident”?

In Batman v Superman, Superman is called by Senator Finch to some kind of Congressional Hearing to account for what happened in the desert It's made clear in the movie why this hearing happens and ...
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Why was Bruce Wayne spared by the mugger?

One of the fundamental aspects of Batman's origins is that one night, a mugger, usually Joe Chill, shot his parents in an alley. Barring the occasional "What If?" story, Bruce is always spared by the ...
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Why did Luthor care about this person?

Spoilers! Why? Clark Kent wasn't known to the world at all just 18 months prior. Until then, he'd deliberately isolated himself, spending his adult life thus far in the far reaches of the US ...
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Are Gotham and Metropolis neighbours?

Are Gotham and Metropolis neighboring cities? If not, how do Batman and Superman meet each other? And in the upcoming film trailer for Dawn of Justice, Batman is shown watching his Wayne tower being ...
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Did Jor-El have intentions for Kal-El to recreate Krypton?

SPOILERS: Hence my question, what was the point of putting the Kryptonian codex into Kal-El DNA if Jor-El never intended for Kal-El to use them? Rather than say.. destroy the DNA codex in the first ...
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What and with what was Luthor doing in the ship at the end of the movie?

After Doomsday was defeated, a spec-ops team sent to the Kryptionian ship in Metropolis found Luthor submerged in water, in front of a... thing, which "held" three metal cubes. The thing looked up, ...
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Why does Lex want to discredit Superman?

Obvious spoilers for the Batman v Superman movie. In Batman v Superman, Lex Luthor is a villain. He wants to discredit Superman. Why ? He explains to Superman If God is all powerful he cannot be ...
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Why aren’t the Kryptonians powerless in their biosuits in Man of Steel?

In Man of Steel (2013), it is shown that Superman is as weak as a human on the Kryptonian spaceship after adapting to the ship's preset Kryptonian environment, even though he wasn't shielded from the ...
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Where is Themyscira located?

In the Wonder Woman film Themyscira is an island apparently hidden from the world by an illusion of fog. Captain Steve Trevor and the Germans stumble into the fog and find the island. Based on the ...
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How does Lex Luthor know Superman's identity?

In the recent movie Batman V Superman, the antagonist Lex Luthor He mocks Superman by calling him "Clark Joseph Kent". I read somewhere, that Lex Luthor already knew Clark Kent’s identity at the ...
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Batman breaking his own rule against killing [duplicate]

Why has Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman shown brazen killings by Batman? It might have been okay if the killings were not direct, but he shoots and blasts off individuals by directly targeting them ...
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Why are heroes without supernatural powers considered “super” heroes?

If I were to name a few Superheroes or Villains, I could end up with a really interesting mixture: Superman, Batman, The Flash, The Joker, Bane, Cpt. Cold, Vibe, Wonder Woman, Spider Man, Green Arrow,...
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What is somatic reconditioning and what does it do to a Kryptonian?

In the movie Man of Steel, General Zod and his followers were sentenced to "300 cycles of somatic reconditioning" (not sure if I got that right). What exactly is somatic reconditioning and what does ...
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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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Wasn't Superman supposed to care more about human life and assets?

In the recent movie Man of Steel buildings collapsed, a big part of the city was destroyed, and much of that occurred when Kal-El was directly in the fight. That bugged me a lot. I expected tactics ...
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Are Batman and Superman brothers?

Are they half brothers? On the DC Comics site it states that Martha Wayne went into the witness protection program after she was targeted by a mob hit, Millionaire Bruce Wayne is just a kid when ...
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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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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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Floating glove scene in Man of Steel. What does it mean?

In the movie Man of Steel, General Zod and Superman fought in an unfinished building. In that scene, General Zod mentioned that "trained all his life to master his senses" and then removed his armor ...
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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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Can we deduce the location of Metropolis by where the World Engine landed in the Indian Ocean?

In Man of Steel, (spoilers) Can we deduce the real-world location of Metropolis based upon where the other piece was? Is the location on the shore of the Indian Ocean distinctive enough that we could ...
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What is the origin of the name Lexcorp?

Okay, this may seem like an obvious question. However, if I construe this properly, in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice: The antagonist is Alexander Luthor, known as Lex He is the head of a huge ...
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Why Superman was not affected by kryptonite in this scene?

In the film Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Superman was significantly weakened (and nearly died) when he tried to dive down into the water to retrieve the Kryptonite spear, but in a subsequent ...
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Is this scene from Batman v Superman trailer from comics?

In the recently released Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Comic-Con official trailer, there is a scene where we see a worn out Robin costume with spray paint on it reading: HAHAHA Joke's on ...
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Can post-Crisis Superman destroy the world with his heat vision?

A number of questions were raised in a discussion about Post Crisis Superman... We were wondering if he could destroy the Earth with his Heat Vision and it came to my attention that in one issue He ...
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Were there any other options for taking out the plane?

In Wonder Woman film, There's a relatively large plane in the closing minutes of the film that needs to be stopped.
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How strong would Clark have to be to lift the school bus out of the water? [closed]

How much additional weight would the water have added to the bus and how much strength would be needed to lift the bus out of the water in the way that he did?
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Is the Dark Knight trilogy part of the same “DC Cinematic Universe” as Man of Steel and Batman vs Superman?

Title pretty much says it all. As far as I can recall Batman vs Superman did not make any specific references to events in the Dark Knight trilogy that would confirm this, and the director and lead ...