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Questions tagged [guardians-of-the-galaxy-1]

For questions about The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 1, the 2014 film released as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Questions with this tag should also be tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe] and [marvel].

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Why does the Nova Corps list Gamora as the last of her species?

In Guardians of the Galaxy we see Gamora's rap sheet say Origin: Last survivor of the Zehoberei people However, in Avengers: Infinity War Thanos says to Gamora Gamora: I was a child when you ...
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How did Peter Quill pay for the prosthetic leg at the Kyln?

In Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) movie, when Rocket Raccoon explains his escape plan to the others, he demands few things from the others: the security bands worn by the prison guards, a prosthetic ...
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Why does Drax's language change in GOTG2

In GOTG Drax's language is almost Victorian, yet in GOTG2 his English goes back to normal. Why might this be? (Same's the case with Thor in Ragnarok and Thor 1 the contrast is really jarring)
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Did Peter's mother know that Ego was not human?

Is there any evidence which shows that Peter's mother knew Ego was an alien?
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What did the letter from Peter Quill's mother say?

At the end of Guardians of the Galaxy, Peter Quill opens a 26-year old gift containing a cassette labeled "Awesome Mix Vol. 2" and a handwritten note from his mother. What was written on the letter ...
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Why does Peter Quill expect everyone to know who Star Lord is? And how did he earn that name?

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Peter Quill: There's one other name you might know me by... Star Lord. Korath the Pursuer: ...Who? Peter Quill: Star Lord, man. Legendary Outlaw Why does ...
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How did Korath know where Peter Quill was heading?

In the beginning of the movie, shortly after arriving back aboard the Dark Aster, Korath says to Ronan: We have discovered that Quill has an agreement to retrieve the orb for an intermediary known ...
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Why was Drax in the Kyln?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, why was Drax in the Kyln? What crime did he commit to get himself locked up in there?
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How was Groot able to say “We are Groot”?

Near the end of the film - as Ronan's ship, The Dark Aster, crashes to the ground - Groot creates a protective cocoon for the rest of the team. It all gets very emotional and Groot says: We are ...
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Is Groot usually “Asleep for the danger”?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, after rescuing Gamora from being killed, Rocket says the following: Asleep for the danger, awake for the money, as per frickin' usual. Do we know of any other time that ...
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Is there music in space?

By 'in space' I mean the interstellar civilization that Guardians of the Galaxy and its characters all exist in, and the worlds that they frequent, of which Earth appears separated from. In ...
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Did Groot's memory survive?

In the end of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Rocket planted a splinter of Groot and baby Groot is growing already and he'll appear in upcoming Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2. I wonder ...
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Which galaxy was featured in Guardians of the Galaxy?

The movie Guardians of the Galaxy takes place in space, presumably far from Earth. However, it's close enough that the Ravagers can go there to pick up Peter, and most people assume the Guardians ...
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What’s on Ronan’s chest whilst he inserts the Infinity Stone?

Does a Japanese or Chinese symbol appear on Ronan's chest after he takes the Infinity Stone out of the orb in the Guardians of The Galaxy film? If so, what does it mean?
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Why is Gamora Thanos's favorite daughter?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Thanos calls Gamora "his favorite daughter" in his meeting with Ronan. He even says this in front of his other adopted daughter, Nebula. This doesn't make any sense for a ...
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Why is the Milano at the Kyln?

When escaping the the Kyln, Peter Quill's ship the Milano is at the Kyln. Why is it there? Should it not still be on Xandar?
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Korath, the Pursuer?

In other properties, Korath and Ronan are both members of the Kree government. Korath is the founder of the Pursuer Corps, which is "similar in function to the U.S. Marshal system". Ronan is the ...
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Can Groot be killed?

We see in Guardians of the galaxy that he can have his arms servered, shot at and blown up. So can Groot be killed in the Marvel cinematic universe?
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How does “The Deadliest Woman in the Galaxy” get apprehended in prison?

So Gamora is "The Deadliest Woman in the Galaxy" How is it that just a few inmates(3 to be exact) were able to apprehend her to kill her in prison? It seems very easy for someone who is so skilled in ...
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Does Star-Lord ever go back to earth?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, did Star-Lord ever go back to earth, following his capture by the Ravagers? He had his own space ship, The Milano, so he is presumably capable of returning to earth....
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Does Gamora have a bounty on her head?

Peter Quill is issued a bounty by Yondu when he flees with the orb. This introduces us to Rocket and Groot with their little HUD tech while on Xandar. Among the other Xandarians they scan during the ...
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Did the original Drax have trouble with metaphors?

As described in this answer, the Drax we see in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie is quite different than the original Earth-616 version from the comics. That original version was a human spirit ...
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Why does Groot want money?

In The Guardians of the Galaxy we see Groot repeatedly express a desire for a share of any financial pay off. Rocket even comments on it: Asleep for the danger, awake for the money, as per frickin' ...
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Where does the Piña colada song play in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie?

In an interview with Chris Pratt he said that now hates the Piña colada song because of the movie. I know the song is on the soundtrack, but where is it in the movie?
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What is the orange liquid that Peter Quill is doused in?

While Peter is being processed at the prison, he is doused in some sort of orange liquid. The out-of-universe reason is probably to show off his abs. But what is the in-universe reason? I'd guess it'...
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What are the origins of Ronan the Accuser?

What is the origin of Ronan the Accuser? I am not familiar with the comics but loved the Guardians of the Galaxy movie.
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How did Ronan use the power of the Infinity Stone once it was installed in his hammer?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Ronan the Accuser possesses the Infinity Stone of Power and smooshes installs it into a large hammer he uses as a weapon. Once it's in the hammer, he doesn't have physical ...
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How was Ronan able to handle the Infinity stone without being destroyed?

The Collector: These stones, it seems, can only be brandished by beings of extraordinary strength. Ronan is able to, briefly, handle the stone and smash it into his hammer to wield. The Collector ...
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Why wouldn't the Kree Empire condemn Ronan's actions?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Irani Rael pleads with the Kree to take action against Ronan. Why wasn't the Kree ambassador willing to at least condemn Ronan's actions? "Ronan is destroying Xandarian ...
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How did Star Lord's mix tape and Walkman remain in a good condition after such prolonged use?

As a preface to this question, I'm asking this under the assumption that Star Lord uses both of these items very regularly and as such they are subject to wear and tear. We can see that the cassette ...
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Where do places like Xandar and the Kree empire fit within the Nine Realms from Thor? [duplicate]

I have got a confusion regarding where the places mentioned in Guardians of the Galaxy can fit within the 9 realms described in Thor. Is the entire universe contained within the 9 realms, or are ...
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Who did Ronan kill in Guardians of the Galaxy?

In the movie Ronan gets out of a tub, gets his hammer, and kills a Nova Corp member. Was he special in any way? I always thought that had to have some significance besides him killing a random soldier....
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Why didn't Asgard participate in the events of Guardians of the Galaxy?

Asgard is in charge of maintaining order throughout the realms. When Loki tried to destroy Jotunheim, both Thor and Odin were upset with his actions. So why didn't Ronan destroying a well-populated ...
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Why is explosive decompression a guideline?

In the Guardians of the Galaxy film, people repeatedly jump into space and float around a bit, for giggles. Why's this okay, and they don't, you know, die immediately? I vaguely remember a line ...
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What character is this black cat figurine in Guardians of the Galaxy?

I have a picture of Yondu's figurine collection from Guardians of the Galaxy. The black cat figurine (second from the right) is quite familiar to me, but I can't place it. I'm pretty sure it is from ...
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How does the Power Stone determine power?

During Guardians of the Galaxy, we see a few people hold the stone, with varying amounts of success. Eson the Searcher: The celestial wields it to destroy entire planets. Unknown group of 8 or 9: ...
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Why didn't Gamora collect the Orb for the Collector?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Ronan sends Gamora to intercept Peter Quill on his way to the Broker. But, some time earlier, Gamora had accepted the same mission from the Collector. (This occurs in the ...
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What caused the conflict between the Kree and the Xandarians?

What caused the original 'thousand year war' between the Kree and the Xandarians?
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What Species is Groot?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, The Collector implies that Groot is his own species (he says something like: "I have never met a Groot before") but as far as I can tell there is no evidence for Groot ...
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Why did Peter Quill wait 26 years to open his mother's gift?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, after they defeat Ronan, Peter returns to his ship and opens the letter from his mother. Now we obviously knew that he read it before, since she mentioned the word "Star-...
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In Guardians of the Galaxy, if Yondu can’t whistle, can he still use his weapon?

In the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, Yondu whistles when he uses his weapon. What if he can’t whistle? What if his mouth is being taped? Will he still be able to use it?
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Where does Yondu of the Ravagers come from?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, one of the main groups are the Ravagers - their leader is the blue-skinned Yondu. Where did Yondu come from originally?
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What are origins of the 'ethnicities' on Xandar?

An obvious feature of Xandar, while watching the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, is the diversity of 'ethnicities' (for want of a better term) on Xandar. Examples are yellow, red, brown, white skinned,...
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Where was the Xandarian Fleet when Ronan attacked Xandar?

After watching 'Guardians of the Galaxy', one thing struck me as odd after getting over the sheer spectacle of the film; what the hell was the Xandarian military doing when Ronan invaded their ...
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What happened to the rest of the animals created with Rocket Raccoon?

This question stems directly from this answer. If Rocket is only one of many animals created by the robots mentioned in the answer above, do we know what happened to the rest? Presumably if Rocket ...
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What is Rocket Raccoon's expected lifespan?

Aw, what the hell, I don't got that long a lifespan anyway. Typically, a terran raccoon in the wild has an average lifespan of up to three years, or 20 if living in captivity. Rocket, however, has ...
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The Collector shows the GOG footage of a huge guy destroying a planet with the Infinity Stone. Who is this?

Shortly after the Guardians meet the Collector, he opens the sphere and explains that it contains an infinity stone. He shows the guys some footage of the infinity stone in action: A huge guy in ...
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What is the liquid that Ronan comes out of in his introduction?

When Ronan makes his spectacular and violent appearance on Guardians of the Galaxy, he comes out from a covered hole fill with some sort of liquid. He is in this liquid hole in the foetus position. ...
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How does Ronan learn of the Infinity Stone?

Something doesn’t make sense. Since Thanos kept referring to "the orb" while talking to Ronan, it is implied he did not tell Ronan it contains an Infinity Stone. This makes sense, since he didn’t ...
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What is the glowing orb that Star Lord is holding when he enters the temple?

What is the orb Star Lord is holding here? It acts as a light source, and later in the scene he sets it on the ground and kicks it towards the two Saharan soldiers, who appear to disintegrate. Any ...