Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

For questions about the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), the media franchise and shared fictional universe that is centred on a series of superhero films, independently produced by Marvel Studios and based on characters that appear in publications by Marvel Comics. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag and any relevant film tags, e.g. [iron-man-2].

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“Guardians of the Galaxy” soundtrack and Quill's “Awesome Music Mix”

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) has a distinctive style in part because of the soundtrack, which in-universe, derives from the "Awesome Music Mix" tape Quill is given by his mother just before Yondu ...
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Why did Yondu abduct Quill and then raise him as his son? [duplicate]

Within MCU canon, what was Yondu's motivation to travel to Earth, only abduct Quill, and then raise him as his son? It seemed to me that Yondu and his crew of Ravagers had more rewarding things to do ...
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What exactly are Iron Man's Repulsor blasts?

In all versions, Tony's various armor is capable of firing off multiple energy attacks, from microwave to light, heat, electrical, sound wave and frequency, plasma bursts and focused laser. His ...
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Why couldn't Pepper put the electromagnet back into Tony's chest?

Why couldn't Pepper put the electromagnet back into Tony's chest? Was it because it was contaminated? Click to view a YouTube video of the scene.
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Why didn't Thor go for the Infinity Gauntlet?

In Avengers: Endgame we see Thor make an attempt at getting the Gauntlet but as Thanos grabs his cape he forsakes it and starts attacking Thanos. Why did he just allow Thanos to tear his cape as in ...
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Why didn't Scott grow tired in Endgame when he was Giant-Man?

Whenever we see Scott grow big into Giant-Man he ends up growing tired and passing out or almost passing out. We see this in Captain America: Civil War, where he doesn't stay big for too long before ...
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What is Valkyrie's real name?

Valkyrie in the MCU is only referred to as Scrapper 142 or Valkyrie. Of course this doesn't appear to be her real name as she was a Valkyrie so it's probably an alias instead. Thor: My God, you're ...
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Do all characters have a universal translator?

Throughout the Marvel films, and to some extent the comics as well, we see lots of different species of creature all communicating in the same language, English (for the English version of everything) ...
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Why not grow a forest of Groots? [duplicate]

At the end of Guardians of the Galaxy we see Rocket take a twig of Groot and propagate it as a cutting. Why stop at one? Why not grow an entire forest of Groots?
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Is Hela, in fact, the rightful heir to Odin's throne?

In the movie Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Hela says: "I am Hela, Odin's firstborn... the rightful heir to the throne." Is she, in fact, correct? Is she the rightful heir? I recall lots of people ...
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Why couldn't Hela defeat Surtur?

In the end of Thor: Ragnarok, Hela failed to stop Ragnarok and presumably died in the battle with Surtur. But, why did this happen given she was so powerful (she destroyed Mjolnir by hand and defeated ...
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How much does the Iron Man Mk 1 suit weigh?

I’m talking about the Iron Man Mk 1 suit from the first movie, the one he uses to escape the cave.
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Does Morris Bench a.k.a Hydro-Man exist in the MCU?

In Spider-Man Far From Home, when Beck faces off the Water-based Elemental, on the news, [A handful of students are watching a television news report about Mysterio.] Unidentified student: It’...
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What is Quentin Beck's real name?

Part way through Spider-Man: Far From Home we get the reveal that... However, of note is that Quentin Beck is also a fake name as we learn when he thanks Guterman after getting Tony's glasses: ...
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Did the Avengers talk about the arc reactor in Tony's chest in the first movie? [closed]

The Avengers aren't that concerned about the arc reactor in Tony's chest even though they should be, did Tony tell them?
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What is the scientist's name in “Far From Home” that knew about the other Earths?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home Mysterio thanks a scientist for giving him a believable back story, what is this guy's name?
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Why did Thanos do this?

In the beginning of Avengers: Endgame, But, why did he do that? Thanos had wiped out half of the universe's population, but given the population of living beings can grow exponentially, why did he ...
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Avengers: Endgame timeline and causality [duplicate]

In Avengers: Endgame, Does this imply that
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How does Thanos know how to use the Infinity Stones he only just acquired?

This a question about how he knows how to use each of them and one in particular, the Time Stone. I say the Time Stone, because this is the only Stone we are really given any information on how hard ...
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Who was Edmund Cleary Cass?

In Daredevil season 3, episode 11, Karen Page & Matt Murdock have to hide out inside a crypt within a Catholic Church. The plaque on the casket they hide inside says: Edmond Cleary Cass ...
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Who's in the portrait next to Karen Page?

In Daredevil season 3, episode 10, the story initially takes place some time in the past where Karen Page is attending a college (university) party. In one scene you can see her to the right of a ...
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Tony sent Pepper to get some files off his work computer. Why couldn't he do that himself?

In Iron Man 1, around 1:30:00, Tony sends Pepper into his office to download some files off his work computer. Why couldn't he do that himself? Why couldn't he connect to it remotely over some kind ...
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Why did Mr Harrington say American proverb in this scene?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Mr Harrington and his team enters a building: Mr Harrington: The squeaky wheel gets the upgrade grease. Everyone get settled, rest up because tonight, big surprise, ...
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Why did Nick Fury want Spider Man to become suspicious?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Nick Fury wants Spider-Man to fight to which Spider-Man disagrees: Spider Man: If I'm seen in Europe after the Washington Monument, my class will figure out who I am,...
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Why did Rocket say, “Not it”?

In Avengers: Endgame (2019), the following dialogue occurs between Black Widow & Nebula: Black Widow: What is Vormir? Nebula: A dominion of death...at the very center of celestial ...
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What is Tony talking about here?

In Avengers: Endgame, speaking of their loss in the previous film, Tony says: I said we'd lose. You said, 'We'll do that together too'. Guess what, Cap? We lost, and you weren't there. But that's ...
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Captain Marvel faster-than-light movement and MCU Avengers: Endgame story timelines

Seems that she is able to choose at which point in space time she want's to appear, as she demonstrated by bringing Iron Man from 1000 light years away to Earth in a snap. Is there anything in canon ...
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What's the meaning of “411 on the late-night drop box”?

Nick Fury walks up behind Captain Marvel: Nick Fury: Uh, I'd like to ask you some questions. Maybe give you the 411 on the late-night drop box. Could I see some identification, please? What's ...
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Could Cap have gotten​ Thor's armour too?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Cap managed to wield Mjölnir and manipulate lightning, did that mean that Cap could have theoretically used the armour that Thor himself summons when using his hammer? As ...
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Did Thanos survive the Titan battle because he is a very powerful being?

Question: Did Thanos survive the Titan battle because he is a very powerful being? Or was it because he had help from the infinity stones? To be more exact, I was just curious as to how Thanos ...
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Which Nebula made it back to the present?

Did older Nebula kill younger Nebula or was it vice versa? Based on this quote of her talking to Thanos after they jump back from their mission into the past, Thank you, Father. They suspected ...
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Why did Cap say, “About what we were saying”?

Banner says to group of kids, who just clicked photos with him: Banner: Listen to your mom. She knows better. Captain America: About what we were saying. Banner: Right. The whole time ...
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Why did Black Widow say, “Please”?

War Machine: It's definitely Barton. What he's done here...what he's been doing for the last few years. I mean, the scene that he left. I gotta tell you, there's a part of me that doesn't even ...
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What is the meaning of “wiped my face with a planet”?

In Avengers: Endgame (2019), Tony Stark says about Thanos: Tony Stark: I didn't fight him. No, he wiped my face with a planet... while the Bleecker Street magician gave away the store. What is ...
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What is that Skrull's signal to Carol?

In the end of Captain Marvel (2019), Carol left C-53 and greets Skrull's spaceship: What is that Skrull's signal to Carol ?
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Where does Thor get his hammer when he's not using it?

Does anyone know where Thor gets his hammer when he's not using it? The sky? A storage place in Asgard?
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What happened to the Collector in Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War we see Thanos using the Reality Stone to manipulate the scene in the Collector's establishment on Knowhere. While Gamora's initial impression was that The Collector was held ...
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Why wasn't Loki injured in the opening scene of Infinity War?

During the opening scene of Avengers: Infinity War we see Loki completely uninjured as if he wasn't present on the ship of which we know that he was. Why wasn't he injured like Heimdall, Thor, and the ...
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How true to the comics is Mysterio's portrayal in “Spider-Man: Far From Home”?

I have a lot of nostalgia around Mysterio based on old Spider-Man games that I used to play, and have always had the impression of him as one of Spider-Man's oldest and most challenging enemies, but I ...
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Why didn't Nick Fury call Captain Marvel instead of Spider-Man?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Peter Parker asks Nick Fury why he approached him of all heroes to help deal with the threat of the Elementals against Earth's very existence: Peter: Sir, come on, ...
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How come Captain America is still alive?

In Avengers: Endgame Captain America is fighting Thanos, he's almost dead, his suit is tattered, his shield is almost broken, and at the end he's still alive! Iron Man only wields the Stones but Why ...
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What is the name of the event that reversed the effects of Thanos' Snap?

What do you call it when everyone I remember is was called something like "Bliss". This event was seen in action in Spider-Man: Far From Home.
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Who actually is Black Widow's pair?

I was going through a lot of Marvel questions, and I read that Hawkeye and Black Widow were a couple but then another person says Captain America and Black Widow were a couple. And I always thought ...
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Is the MCU origin for the "Avengers” name consistent with the comics?

At the end of Captain Marvel, it's suggested that Nick Fury conceived the name for his new crack squad of superheroes from the nickname on the side of Carol Danvers' plane from her US Air Force days: ...
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How could Thanos survive this attack?

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, Thor delivered a mortal chest wound to Thanos with Stormbreaker. Thanos survived long enough to 'make the Snap', ending half of all life in the universe before he ...
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What was the first officially confirmed Easter Egg to occur in an MCU movie?

What was the first Easter Egg to appear in a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie? Looking for answers that are confirmed by the writers/directors/etc. to be Easter Eggs.
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Are the Infinity Gauntlets from Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War the same?

Following the answer to the question: Has Marvel commented on the extra Infinity Gauntlet?, Feige confirmed that: "There are two different gloves. That was not Odin’s vault that you see at the end."...
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Why wasn't Captain America eating in the end of The Avengers?

In the Shawarma scene, everyone is seen eating except Captain America. Why isn't he eating?
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How did Thanos destroy the Infinity Stones?

In Avengers: Endgame, we can see Thanos claiming to have destroyed the Stones: NATASHA ROMANONFF: Where are the Stones? THANOS: Gone. Reduced to atoms. BRUCE BANNER: You used them two ...
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How does time work in “Avengers: Endgame”?

We know thanks to the Ancient One's explanation in Avengers: Endgame that when an Infinity Stone is removed from its own timeline and goes to the past or future, that an alternate reality is created. ...

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