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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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Why can Carol Danvers change her suit colours in the first place?

After reading Why does Carol not get rid of the Kree symbol on her suit when she changes its colours? and this excerpt from the accepted answer: As mentioned above changing the colour of the suit ...
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Why does Carol not get rid of the Kree symbol on her suit when she changes its colours?

After Carol finds out the truth about her past and how Yon-Rogg lied to her, she claims she can no longer wear the Kree colours (dark green) and allows Monica to choose the new colour scheme of her ...
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Are Captain Marvel's powers affected by Thanos' actions in Infinity War

I only have limited knowledge of this and will probably make a false assumption somewhere in this question. Hopefully what I'm trying to ask is clear and someone can offer corrections. I understood ...
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If Captain Marvel (MCU) were to have a child with a human male, would the child be human or Kree?

If Captain Marvel (MCU) were to have a child with a human male, would the child be human or Kree?
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Why did QuickSilver get killed in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Why did the directors kill off QuickSilver in Avengers: Age of Ultron? Pointless to have a "main" character killed off after one movie.
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How old is Nick Fury?

What is Nick Fury's approximate age at various story intervals in the MCU? I guess his exact birth date & age isn't important, but plus or minus a few years would be good to know. Given that the ...
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Why does Yon-Rogg lie to Ronan about Skrulls being on Earth?

In Captain Marvel, after Carol Danvers is stranded on Earth, Ronan the Accuser calls Yon-Rogg via hologram. When a member of Starforce is about to report that Skrulls have infiltrated Earth, Yon-Rogg ...
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How did Odin give or lose the Tesseract?

I'm confused about how the Tesseract can be in Thor if it was lost 600 years ago, as I know Asgard gave up the red Infinity Stone because they already had another Infinity Stone. What's going on?
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Are some Infinity Stones good and some evil? [closed]

The Soul Stone banished Red Skull to Vormir because he didn't like his plans. But does the Soul Stone like Thanos' plans? Did the Power Stone like Star-lord? If the stones are sentient then must ...
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Why was the Soul Stone on a widely known planet?

There are billions, trillions, of planets in the universe so wouldn't most have designations such as XYZ-123? ... especially a planet which is the home of the Soul Stone which doesn't want to be found,...
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What is the in-universe reason for Yon-Rogg to look like a human?

In the movie Captain Marvel, besides Mar-Vell, Yon-Rogg is the only Kree with light human skin. I can understand that Mar-Vell is disguised as a human, probably using the same method as Vin-Tak on ...
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Are these two secret projects the same?

In Captain Marvel, we see that before she lost her memories, Carol Danvers was, In The Avengers (2012), Loki invades a secret facility and steals the Tesseract from Fury and group. While he leaves ...
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Why did Korath leave the Starforce and how did he end up with Ronan?

We know Korath from Guardians of the Galaxy, he is the leader of the group of Kree in the opening that fight Star Lord for the orb. In the film he also appears to be a "high up" Kree member for Ronan'...
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Why didn't everyone blown into space from Thor's ship freeze as Ebony Maw did?

Why didn't everyone who got blown into space from Thor's ship freeze within seconds like Ebony Maw did?
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How long did it take Thanos to collect all the stones? [closed]

How long did it take Thanos to collect all the stones? Weeks? Months? Years?
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Did the peoples of any worlds know of Thanos' plans?

Did the peoples of any worlds know of Thanos' plans?
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What other MCU films have ended with existing pop songs over the credits?

Iron Man ended with the Black Sabbath song of the same name, and now Captain Marvel ended with "Celebrity Skin" over the credits. I can't recall off-hand if any other of the films have used already-...
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What is the relation between Mar-Vell and Yon-Rogg?

Watched the Captain Marvel movie recently. Got this doubt after seeing it. What is the relation between Mar-Vell and Yon-Rogg?
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Why did Thanos need to snap instead of closing his fist to complete his mission?

Why did Thanos need to snap his fingers instead of closing his fist to complete his mission?
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What does CC mean at the very beginning of Captain Marvel movie? [on hold]

CC word was displayed as the first word on screen at the very beginning of Captain Marvel. Just CC on the screen and nothing else. What does CC mean in this context?
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Why were the Skrulls already in orbit around C-53?

As the Skrulls rifled through Vers' memories, it looks like that's how they learned Lawson was on C-53. But then when Vers busts free; she falls to C-53 ... so why were they already in orbit around it?...
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Why does Captain Marvel assume the planet where she lands would recognize her credentials?

I just watched Captain Marvel. Right after she crash-lands on planet C-53 (Earth), she walks right up to a security guard and introduces herself as "Vers" from "Kree Starforce." She continues to do ...
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Can Captain Marvel travel through space using a space portal?

In the movie Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos was able to travel from planet to planet very quickly using space portals that were created with the Space Stone. I am referring to the Captain Marvel in ...
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Could when did the post-credits sequence take place greatly affect the events of Endgame? [closed]

This'll likely get canned as opinion based, but what the hey. The "power core" as seen in captain marvel is give the name The Tesseract. While the events of this film precede the Avengers films, we "...
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Why do the Kree attack Skrulls in Captain Marvel?

In the Captain Marvel (2019) film, we learn of the Kree/Skrull war. Later in the film, we see that the Kree are Given that if their official reason is all a lie, why are the Kree actually trying to ...
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When has Captain Marvel previously listened to Nirvana?

When Carol Danvers goes to talk to the Supreme AI after she recovers her memories, she plays the Nirvana song "Come as Your Are" which was released in 1991. She had her accident in 1989 and they took ...
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Is the MCU version of Captain America a virgin?

Is the MCU version of Captain America/Steve Rogers a virgin?
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Why was Goose renamed from Chewie for the Captain Marvel film?

In the new Captain Marvel film there is a cat that plays a role in the plot, named Goose. This character is also present in the comics but is known as Chewie. Now I don't think it is very hard to ...
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What was the implant device Captain Marvel was using?

In Captain Marvel we are shown that Vers/Carol has an implant that appears to help her control or regulate her powers, and lights up on occasion. What exactly is it, and what does it do?
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Why didn’t Fury ask for Captain Marvel’s help earlier?

At the end of Captain Marvel, Carol gives Nick Fury a She also leaves on Earth with him. In the post-credits scene of Avengers: Infinity War, he uses However, weren’t there earlier occasions that ...
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Whose blood did Carol Danvers receive, Mar-vell's or Yon-Rogg's in the movie?

I recently watched the Captain Marvel movie (2019) and understood that Yon-Rogg claims that Carol/Vers received his blood in a transfusion that saved her life. Was Yon-Rogg lying to Carol/Vers when ...
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Are all cats Flerkens?

In Captain Marvel, we learn that while Goose appears to be a normal house cat, she's really a Flerken, an incredibly dangerous alien. Talos correctly identifies her almost immediately, which suggests ...
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Why did Marvel set 'Captain Marvel' largely in the 1990s?

The film Captain Marvel takes place mostly in 1995. But it didn't seem clear from the story why that particular time period was selected. The time period seemed like a major element of the story and ...
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What's the big deal about a faster-than-light drive in Captain Marvel?

In Captain Marvel, we learn that However, we also see that Although the MCU has been intentionally vague about distances in space, this implies that faster-than-light travel is already possible by ...
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Are there any anachronisms in Captain Marvel?

Captain Marvel (2019) is set in 1995. During the movie, we see and hear various references to the time period: a True Lies (July 1994) cardboard cut-out in a Blockbuster Video store, posters for ...
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Is there any relevance to Thor getting his hair cut other than comedic value?

Is there any relevance to Thor getting his hair cut other than comedic value? It was a funny scene and leads to a small joke in Avengers: Infinity War but since there is no 'Samson' like effect is ...
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Is post-credit scene of Avengers: Infinity War inconsistent with the rest of the movie? [duplicate]

In the post-credit scene of Avengers: Infinity War movie, Nick Fury's car beeps. Nick Fury asks Maria Hill, "What's That?" Maria Hill replies, "Multiple Bogies over Wakanda." This scene shows that ...
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Is Bruce Banners human body less fragile because he is also the Hulk?

In Thor:Ragnarok when Bruce Banner falls from the space ship onto the rainbow walkway to help in the fight against Hella he falls expecting to change into the Hulk only to hit the ground as Banner yet ...
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Who owns the rights to Kingpin?

I used to think that Disney-owned Marvel had a pretty clear-cut claim to Wilson Fisk, featuring him in Daredevil since 2015. However, just a few months ago he appeared in Spider-Verse (brought to you ...
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What “person” is Ebony Maw referring to?

In Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Ebony Maw says to Doctor Strange, who wears necklace with Time Stone on it: In all the time I've served Thanos...I have never failed him. If I were to reach our ...
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What are the star-shaped structures on Titan?

In Avengers: Infinity War movie, we saw Thanos' planet Titan. In this image, you can see star-shaped structures floating in the air (which actually seem like a signature feature of Titan). They ...
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Was Thanos immune to the annihilation wave? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War Thanos was building the Infinity Gauntlet to annihilate half of the living beings. Was he immune to the annihilation, or unleashing it was for Thanos like pulling the ...
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What does it mean by “I'm going too”?

In Avengers Infinity War (2018), on a weak signal, Pepper Potts calls Iron Man, who is on a spaceship: Pepper Potts: Come back here right now. Come back. Friday: Boss, we're losing her. I'm ...
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Why did Wong say “Attachment to the material is detachment from the spiritual”?

In Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Doctor Strange and Wong step down stairs: Doctor Strange: Seriously, you don't have any money? Wong: Attachment to the material is detachment from the ...
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Wouldn't the Scarlet Witch still be in the process of destroying the Mind Stone after Thanos turns back time?

When Thanos uses the Time Stone to reverse time in order to get the Mind Stone from Vision, the Scarlet Witch should have still been standing in the same spot and would have been firing her energy ...
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Why are the Captain Marvel trailers portraying the Kree as heroic?

Here's what we know about the Kree so far in the MCU: From Guardians of the Galaxy, we've got Ronan, a warrior who's the villain because he upholds the ancient traditions of his people, and sees ...
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Why are HYDRA agents so committed that they nearly always chomp a suicide pill when defeated?

In the Marvel movies Captain America and S.H.I.E.L.D. are opposed by the evil society HYDRA. Whenever a HYDRA agent is defeated or captured, they (almost) without fail chomp a suicide pill and utter ...
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Is Thanos immortal? [closed]

I don’t think I have seen or read anything implying Thanos couldn’t be killed, which begs the question: Why didn’t Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man, Star Lord, Mantis and Nebula simply kill Thanos ...
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How come the Tesseract was with Von Strucker? [duplicate]

If the Tesseract was in Asgard after the Avengers (Thor took it along with Loki) how come Von Strucker had it at the end of Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Even more at the end of Thor: The Dark ...