Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

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Why wasn't this main character injured in Spider-Man: No Way Home?

In Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), during the battle at Why wasn't injured by this explosion?
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Is there any evidence for the fan theory that the last episodes of Wandavision and Loki are connected? [closed]

After watching the last episodes of Wandavision and Loki, many people have notice that around minute 27, both episodes seem interconnected. In Wandavision, the epidsode 9 runs more or less as expected,...
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Why was there a gun on the ground in this scene from Marvel's Eternals?

In a flashback scene, we learn that The part that confused me is that Where did this gun come from?
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In the Eternals movie why did no one else notice an epic battle going on?

In the Eternals movie it appears as if only the Eternals themselves were aware of the emergence of Tiamut, and they were the only ones to oppose it in the final scenes of the movie. But during the ...
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Was the Statue of Liberty's Captain America Shield a reference to any comic?

In both Spider-Man: No Way Home and Hawkeye (2021), we see the Statue of Liberty in New York City has a Captain America shield being affixed to it. Was this in reference to a comic? Or a prior film? ...
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Would all the not yet emerged Celestials like Tiamut not have been starved 50% during the "Blip"?

Would the not yet emerged Celestials have reduced energy source during the Blip - and if so, would that not have been a good reason to have the Eternals interfere with Thanos' plans?
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How old is this returning character in Spider-Man: No Way Home?

In Spider-Man: No Way Home, we see the return of Tobey Maguire as Spider-Man. Some time has passed since his own movies, in which he played a character jarringly younger character than his actual self....
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Why did Ant-Man appear in the Broadway musical?

The Hawkeye television series opens by showing a scene from the in-universe Broadway musical "Rogers" that is telling the story of the Battle of New York. In true Broadway form, each of the ...
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Who is the victimized Kree donor for Project T.A.H.I.T.I.?

Project T.A.H.I.T.I. is Now, I’m not suggesting Fury or S.H.I.E.L.D. killed the Kree to do this, but it’s pretty morbid stuff in any case. He just may have been the equivalent of a private who died ...
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What are the specifics of S.H.I.E.L.D. becoming H.Y.D.R.A.?

We learn in Captain America: The Winter Soldier that S.H.I.E.L.D. was actually a front for H.Y.D.R.A.. However, the original members of S.H.I.E.L.D. probably didn't intend for it to become H.Y.D.R.A.. ...
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Did any government agency take Steve Rogers' blood after he came out of the ice?

In the ABC series Agent Carter, the U.S. Government took samples of Steve Roger's blood. However, as of the first season, they had used all their samples of it and the only one left was in possession ...
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How does Electro know Spider-Man's identity in No Way Home? [duplicate]

In Spider-Man: No Way Home, Doctor Strange mentions that the spell pulled in villains who knew Spider-Man's identity. When did Electro find out that is Spider-Man?
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What happened to this character in MCU Spider-Man's life?

In Spider-Man: No Way Home, the character of takes on a role generally filled in Spider-Man stories by Those events in NWH beg the question, what happened to the latter They-Who-Shall-Remain-Behind-...
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Can Bruce Banner remember what happens when he "Hulks out"?

When Bruce Banner turns into Hulk (called "Hulking out", occasionally), does he remember what happens during the experience? For example, he's shown that he doesn't know in Avengers: Age of ...
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When did "Budapest" take place in the MCU?

In the MCU, a mission took place in Budapest in which Clint Barton (Hawkeye) was sent to take out Natasha Romanoff. I believe it was also the mission in which Natasha was sent to kill Dreykov and his ...
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Who is this news anchor in the MCU?

Throughout the MCU, there are several times when news broadcasts are shown, and I've noticed that throughout a lot of them, they are anchored by the same man. Do we have a name for him? I've noticed ...
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Did Dr. Strange's final spell have physical effects?

At the end of Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), Dr. Strange casts a spell to make everyone forget about Peter Parker. This is described as a memory-affecting spell that would cause literally everyone to ...
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Why doesn't Fury deny his plan to stall?

In Marvel's The Avengers (2012), Loki is attempting to leave S.H.I.E.L.D.'s P.E.G.A.S.U.S. base, but Nick Fury is trying to stall him. Clint Barton (under Loki's control) informs Loki of this during ...
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How did MJ and Ned know the fate of this character?

In Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), However, when How does MJ know that Or does she even know? Did I misread the situation? Later, Ned and MJ The only possible thing I can think of is How did MJ ...
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Was Laura Barton ever an Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

In Hawkeye (2021), However, Hawkeye and Then, in the finale (1x6), This raised the question: was Laura Barton ever an Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.? It would make sense, seeing as she somehow met Clint, ...
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How does Wanda Maximoff know that Pietro is dead?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Pietro Maximoff is killed by a spray of gunfire while protecting Clint Barton. Wanda Maximoff (Pietro's sister), who is at the center of the city, immediately falls ...
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How is Peter Parker able to avoid Strange while his astral form is projected?

In Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), Peter Parker However, when Strange confronts him, Strange then attempts to take back the relic, but How is he able to do this? Is it his Spidey-Sense? (There were ...
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Who were the founding members of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

S.H.I.E.L.D. was founded back in the 1900s in the MCU, and we know that Howard Stark and Peggy Carter were both founding members. Is there a complete list of the founding members of S.H.I.E.L.D.?
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What is the fate of these characters in Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)?

I've been thinking a lot about the end of Spider-Man: No Way Home, trying to reconcile the MCU's time travel rules (covered during Endgame, and I don't like them) with the new Multiverse. Anyway......
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How did Tony Stark know about Life-Model Decoys?

In Marvel's The Avengers (2012), Tony Stark is on the phone with Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D., but is trying to ignore him and says "You have reached the Life-Model Decoy of Tony Stark"...
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Why are these characters no longer acquaintances of Peter Parker?

In Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), However, the characters (at the end of the film) Why is this? Ned at least was Peter's best friend even before he found out that Peter Parker was Spider-Man. And ...
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Why was this character unaffected by Dr. Strange's spell?

At the end of Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), We see the effects on the characters, except one: Perhaps I misunderstood or misremembered the ending. If there are no exceptions, how was he not ...
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Are any of these characters from the end of Spider-Man: No Way Home identifiable?

Near the end of No Way Home, Are these identifiable characters? The one holding some sort of spear seems like it could be someone specific.
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Does a What If…? character appear in Spider-Man: No Way Home 2nd Post-credit scene/content?

Warning: the basis of this question is a spoiler for Spider-Man: No Way Home, and I’ve tried to obscure that spoiler as best as possible. Don’t proceed unless you want to be spoiled. In Spider-Man: No ...
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Why is this character transported into the MCU?

Why does Eddie Brock come into the MCU in Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)? It seems to be a plot hole, because How did this happen?
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How does Doctor Octopus know the Green Goblin’s identity?

In Spider-Man: No Way Home, Doc Ock and Spider-Man are fighting on a bridge when the Green Goblin attacks. Doc Ock then says “Osborn?" In a later scene, he then confirms that he knows that Osborn ...
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Why was Electro summoned by Dr. Strange's Spell?

In the movie, Doctor Strange explains that his spell, which was supposed to make everyone in the world forget that Peter Parker is Spider-Man, has instead summoned people from other worlds who already ...
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Why doesn't Thor see the Time Stone or the Soul Stone in his dream?

When Thor goes to the pool to re-dream his vision given to him by Wanda Maximoff in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), he sees the Infinity Stones: the Mind Stone, the Power Stone coming out of the ball ...
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Does "Every time someone tries to stop a war before it starts, innocent people die" reference the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America says "Every time someone tries to stop a war before it starts, innocent people die." (about 1:14:20) Does this reference the events of ...
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What opera is Banner listening to in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, at about timestamp 12:35, Banner is listening to some opera music. What is the name of the song he is listening to?
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When is Hawkeye (2021) set relative to Spider-Man: No Way Home?

Simple question: does Hawkeye (2021) start after the end of Spider-man: No Way Home, or are the series’ near Christmas events when Rogers: The Musical is playing coincident in time?
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Are any of the Marvel Phase Four TV shows necessary to understand Spider-Man: No Way Home?

Spider-Man: No Way Home delves into the Multiverse, bringing together different versions of villains from various iterations of Spider-Man. I'm only tangentially aware of the current crop of Marvel TV ...
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Who's on the milk carton in Spider-Man: No Way Home?

In Spider-Man: No Way Home, MJ takes a carton of milk from the fridge in I thought I saw a missing person picture on it, but I couldn't make out who was meant to be in the picture. Who was it?
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Which actors are in Spider-Man: No Way Home that, prior to the film, were not in the MCU?

The film Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) has a host of actors that have not before been seen in the MCU, though many have been featured in other Marvel titles. What is the full list of actors that, ...
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How is Vibranium able to deflect the concentrated power of an Infinity Stone?

In Marvel's The Avengers (2012), when Loki is about to kill the old man who stood up to him, Captain America jumps in front and deflects the beam shot from the spear (at about 41:15). We later learn ...
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Why does Hunter B-15 say "Boots on the ground" at the end of Loki 1x6?

At the end of Loki Season 1, Episode 6, when Loki is talking to Hunter B-15 and Mobius, Mobius asks Loki who he is. Shortly after, Hunter B-15 says "Boots on the ground, archives, now," ...
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In what ways, if any, did Avengers: Age of Ultron foreshadow Avengers: Endgame?

Avengers: Endgame is quite packed with references to other movies. But I rewatched Avengers: Age of Ultron a little while ago and I realized that at least Tony Stark's vision (given to him by Wanda ...
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How do the Marvel One-Shots fit into the MCU timeline? [duplicate]

There are several Marvel One-Shots, short films that were released as extras on Blu-Ray releases of certain movies. The full list is: The Consultant (September 13, 2011) | Thor A Funny Thing Happened ...
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How many Marvel One-Shots are there, where were they released, and where can they be found?

Since the (relatively) recent addition to Disney+ of All Hail the King, a Marvel "One-Shot", I've been wondering: how many Marvel One-Shots are there? Where were they originally released? ...
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Is the Watcher in the MCU named Uatu?

In What If...? (2021), the main character is "The Watcher", a cosmic being with the power to see all universes. He shows us various universes and finally However, in the comics, a character ...
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What was the extent of Howard Stark's involvement in the Manhattan Project?

In Iron Man (2008), Tony Stark says that his father, Howard, worked on the Manhattan Project. TONY STARK: My old man had a philosophy: "Peace means having a bigger stick than the other guy."...
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Are the Asgardian Gods and the Asgardian People the same thing?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Gods of Asgard are able to do things that normal people cannot. However, on the planet of Asgard, the people of Asgard who are not Gods exist as well. Is there a ...
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How was a single arrow able to do this in What If...? S1E3?

In What If...? season 1 episode 3, "What If... Earth Lost its Mightiest Heroes?", Clint Barton is ready to shoot Thor at Mjolnir's landing site when Hank Pym forces him to shoot. However, ...
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Was Hulk and Loki's fight in Avengers (2012) based on a comics battle?

In Marvel's The Avengers (2012), Hulk fights Loki towards the end of the movie (provoked by Loki's statement "I am a god, you dull creature"), smacking him into the ground several times and ...
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What song is Obadiah playing on the piano?

At 57:50 in Iron Man (2008), Obadiah comes to visit Tony and is playing something on a piano. It sounds slightly classical. What piece is he playing?

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