Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

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Is Hela stronger than the Infinity Gauntlet and Thanos?

Is Odin's daughter Hela stronger than the Infinity Gauntlet and Thanos? Is that why she flicked it over as if it was worthless or did she do it because she knew it was a fake?
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For all Infinity Stones to be used, did it have to be a snap? Or was that Thanos' choice? [duplicate]

We all know Thanos specifically chose to snap to use all the Infinity Stones to wipe out half the universe. Even everyone else who gets an Infinity Gauntlet seems to have to snap in order to use all ...
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Why didn't J.A.R.V.I.S. detect Tony in Endgame?

When Cap, Ant-Man and Tony returned to why didn't J.A.R.V.I.S. detect a second Arc Reactor, or Tony's suit?
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Is there an inconsistency about Natasha Romanoff's middle name in the MCU?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when Natasha and Captain America meet what's left of Arnim Zola in the bunker at Camp Lehigh, he addresses Natasha as: Dr. Arnim Zola: Rogers, Steven. Born, ...
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Why didn't Thor use the All powerful spear instead of Stormbreaker?

We know that Thor went all the way up to Nidavellir to get the Stormbreaker. But why on the earth did he not use Odin's spear? I mean, he could've scourged it from the debris of his spaceship and used ...
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What happened to the scratches on Cap's shield?

Captain Ameria's shield got scratched by Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War. These were not scratches in the paint rather deep gauges made by Black Panther's vibranium claws. This being the ...
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How uniform were the effects of the Snap?

I know basically nothing about the MCU except what I've gleaned from looking around here. But this answer started me thinking. As I understand it, the Snap "vanished" 50% of all people (rather than, ...
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Why did Tony's Arc Reactor do this?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame, I understand that it is emotional from a narrative viewpoint, but what is the in-universe reason the Reactor did that?
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Whereabouts of Odin's staff, Gungnir, after the events of Thor: Ragnarok

In Thor: Ragnarok we see that Loki was on Asgard impersonating Odin since Thor: The Dark World (post credits scene) while he put Odin in a house for the elderly in New York on Earth. Odin did leave ...
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If Stormbreaker is a ‘King’s Weapon’ why didn’t Odin have it?

I am wondering why Odin didn’t have Stormbreaker since it is a ‘King’s Weapon’, or was the magical staff/spear that he carried around in the Thor movies more powerful than Stormbreaker?
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How was Captain America able to hold Stormbreaker in Endgame?

Thor said that the reason the Guardians couldn’t use Stormbreaker, was that they were not gods like him: QUILL: Wait, what kind of weapon are we talking about here? THOR: The Thanos killing ...
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How did Thanos get where he did in Avengers: Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame, At one point in the past, But why doesn't he just end up
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How many names appear on San Francisco's Wall of the Vanished?

In Avengers: Endgame, after Scott Lang returns from the Quantum Realm, he visits the Wall of the Vanished, anxiously trying to established whether his daughter Cassie was spared -- only to discover ...
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Is there an MCU czar or architect for VFX and stunts?

It is well-known that Kevin Feige serves as the mastermind of the MCU, being largely given credit for the immense success of the MCU. He has wide-ranging responsible for the cohesion of all the ...
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How were the names on the memorial stones in Avengers: Endgame chosen, out-of-universe?

In Avengers: Endgame, when There he finds several stones engraved with the names of thousands of people. The in-universe reason is quite straightforward. These were the names of Is there an out-of-...
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How many people can lift Thor's hammer?

How many people have the power to wield Mjolnir? I know of 5: Is there anybody else who has picked up Thor's hammer?
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Is The Punisher's villain John Pilgrim based on an actual Marvel character?

In Season 2 of Netflix's The Punisher, we see a mercenary/assassin named John (also called The Pilgrim) who is hired by the Schultz. I couldn't find anyone by that name. So is this character based on ...
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Why was Rhodes following Barton?

At the beginning of Avengers: Endgame, we learn that Hawkeye Colonel Rhodes told Black Widow that he was chasing him. What was his intentions? We also see him at the end at A few meters behind ...
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Why does “Daredevil” use the 48-star US flag?

In Marvel's Daredevil there have been scenes where a 48-star US flag is shown (instead of the 50-star flag which in the real world has been in use since the late 1950s). Here's an example from season ...
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From the recent Spider-Man films which characters are owned by Sony?

With the news that Sony and Disney have failed to reach an agreement about the next set of movies I wondered what this means for the ancillary Spider-Man characters that have become a part of the ...
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In the MCU, why does Mjölnir retain its enchantments after Ragnarok? [closed]

The enchantment on Thor's hammer laid out by Odin prevents anyone "not worthy" to wield it as we can see on the famous Arthuresque scene on Avengers: Age of Ultron. This enchantment, pronounced by ...
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Why does The Ancient One think differently about Doctor Strange in Endgame than the film Doctor Strange?

In Doctor Strange, we see that, when Strange is seeking healing, he is rejected by The Ancient One, and if Mordo had not convinced her to change her mind Strange would probably never have been trained....
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Why did this happen to Thanos's ships at the end of “Avengers: Endgame”?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame, when Tony Stark We did not see this with the snap in Avengers: Infinity War, where Why is it different this time around? See 2m35s of this clip, ignore the ...
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How could Tony Stark do this in Avengers: Endgame - at all?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Quill only survives holding the Power Stone because he has Celestial blood. In Avengers: Endgame, Hulk uses the Infinity Gauntlet absorbing the intense gamma radiation ...
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What is the prop for Thor's hammer (Mjölnir) made of?

I am asking the material of the prop, not the hammer in the universe. I am asking the material for the hammer tip, handle and strap.
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Are the senior Kree wearing make-up?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season five, there are many Kree individuals. Most minor and background characters are "regular" all-blue Kree. However, the major Kree characters all have distinctive unique ...
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What happen to those who died but not from the snap? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Endgame, after recovering the 6 Stones, Hulk snaps his fingers and brings back all the lost characters but he can’t bring back Black Widow or Gamora as the sacrifices for the Soul Stone ...
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In-universe reason for why most aliens speak English in the MCU? [duplicate]

What is the in-universe reason for why so many extra terrestrials speak English in the MCU? Is there something like Star Trek's universal translator involved?
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Where do the spacefaring humans of the MCU come from?

In Guardians of the Galaxy and Vol. 2, we run into several humans who seem to have been in space for quite a while, prior to the events of the Infinity Saga (i.e. before 1995). We know how Peter ...
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Was this exchange between Captain America and Thor inspired from the comics?

During the final battle in Avengers: Endgame, Amidst the battle, Captain America, At this moment, they have a short exchange of sorts (following up to the one in Avengers: Infinity War) where Thor ...
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What did Nebula look like before she was a robot?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, what did Nebula look like before she was a robot?
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Does Trish actually have super-powers?

I'm half-way through season 3. They've just found Trish is talking and acting as though she has super-powers, but I'm not clear on whether she does actually have them. We got shown her doing a long ...
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Did Captain America make out with his niece?

I’m a little bit confused with the timeline after Avengers: Endgame. At the end of Endgame we learnt that: With that in mind and taking into account that Captain America kisses Sharon Carter (who is ...
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Is there a reason why, Tony didn't think of using this in “Avengers: Endgame”?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, we see that Tony Stark And as we see further in the movie, quoting from here, Following this answer, it can be assumed that E.D.I.T.H was probably Considering this, ...
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Is there a reason why this happened in Endgame? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Gamora is explaining what Thanos intends to do with the Infinity Stones, Gamora: The entire time I knew Thanos, he only ever had one goal: To bring balance to the ...
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Why did Jessica wrestle with Sallinger in the middle school?

Warning: Spoilers for Jessica Jones Season 3 up to Episode 7. I've been working my way through Jessica Jones Season 3, and just finished the episode where she returns from her trip to Sallinger's ...
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Why didn't Stark and Nebula use jump points with their ship to go back to Earth?

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, Tony Stark and Nebula are stuck on Titan. But they have the Benatar which can use the jump points as we see in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 when Rocket made ...
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How can stuff shrink out of suit in Avengers: Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame, the whole team suit up to Hawkeye made one test run and brings with him a baseball glove. But how can this glove be brought with him without it being INSIDE the suit? If the ...
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How did Mysterio have these drones?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Mysterio
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Could the Bifrost have destroyed Thanos's ship in “Avengers: Endgame”?

In Avengers: Endgame, during the Battle on Earth, if Thor had summoned the Bifrost while standing under Thanos's ship, would the Bifrost have easily punched a hole through it which may have led to the ...
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What is the life span of a Flerken?

As we know that cats have a very short lifespan and Goose in Captain Marvel looked like an Earth cat but was an alien species(Flerken). What is the life span of a Flerken?
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What happens to conjoined twins during the Snap?

What happens to conjoined twins during the Snap? Do they both get snapped or just one twin?
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Did anyone on the Avenger's side die on screen during the last battle of the Endgame? [duplicate]

The Avenger's side implies everyone joining the battle against Thanos, from the mystic art warriors to Valkyrie. Of course, this doesn't include,
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What is the AI assistant for the Iron Man Rescue armor?

In Avengers: Endgame Pepper Potts dons the Rescue armor. Does it have an AI assistant? If yes, what is its name? We have seen Iron Man use J.A.R.V.I.S. and F.R.I.D.A.Y, and Spider-Man has Karen and E....
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In “Jessica Jones” Season 1, are Kilgrave's powers just inconsistently represented?

Mild spoilers for Season 1. I haven't (yet) watched Season 2, so please no spoilers for that. We are told that surgical sedation disables Kilgrave's power, and somewhat demonstrated that with Ducasse'...
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At the crux of the finale of “Jessica Jones” season 1, what was the point of this action?

Massive Spoilers for Season 1, much of it not behind spoiler blocks! I haven't watched Season 2 (yet), so please no answers that are spoilers for that. In the final showdown with Kilgrave ... She ...
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As of FFH, which characters have appeared both before the Snap and after the Blip, yet we don't know whether they were Snapped? [closed]

For the majority of characters, we clearly have evidence of whether they were Snapped or not. For example: We observed them being Snapped We observed them during the Five Years We have other clear ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange restore Tony Stark after he used the Stones?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame Tony Stark makes use of the Stones, taking a great amount of damage doing so. Is there a reason why Doctor Strange did not use the Time Stone to restore Tony in the ...
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In the MCU, how did they decide to use a subtitle for the movie instead of numbers?

A question popped into my mind. At the beginning of the MCU we got movies numbered like Iron Man 2 or Iron Man 3, But at one point, we got subtitles like Thor: Ragnarok or Spider-Man: Homecoming. For ...
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Why aren’t the Elementals hurt by material weapons?

Spider-Man is throwing large objects (blocks of concrete, ...) at the Elemental. Since the Elemental is a set of drones flying together why aren't they just destroyed when hit by it? This would at ...