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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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Where did the dust go?

After the Snappening Decimation took place, people were turned to dust. Did the Handy Vac and funeral urn industries experience their greatest year ever, or did the dust evaporate into thin air?
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Why is Black Widow's last name “Romanoff” not “Romanova”?

My understanding of Russian names is that for women, the names end in "-ova", and for men they end in "-ov" or "-off". But Black Widow's last name if always listed as "Romanoff" - shouldn't it be "...
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Avengers Infinity War - Were any deaths caused by Thanos' snap calculated into the 50% or were they collateral damage?

After the Thanos' snap at the end of Infinity War we see Nick Fury witnessing a helicopter crashing into a building... Assuming the crash was caused by the pilot(s) being a part of the 50% of the ...
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Why does Mjolnir fall down in Age of Ultron but not in Endgame?

In a scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron, we saw Quicksilver trying to take Mjolnir during its flight and suddenly the hammer fell, taking with it Quicksilver to the ground. ...
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Who is in charge of Wakanda?

In Avengers: Infinity War Who is the ruler of Wakanda after the snap?
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Won't the absence of Infinity Stones affect the main timeline? [duplicate]

As the Ancient One explains to Bruce Banner The Infinity stones create what you experience as the flow of time. Remove one stone and that flow splits. and asks Banner to return them to their ...
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Is Guardians of the Galaxy 3 canceled?

I remember seeing in the MCU's Wikipedia page that there is going to be another Guardians Of The Galaxy movie. Now I see it's gone and the last one there is Spider-Man: Far From Home. Is it canceled?...
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Why doesn't Agents of SHIELD follow the events of “Avengers: Infinity War”?

After watching the first episode of the season 6 of Agents of Shield, there's something not right. Why is everybody still there? Why has half the team not gone or at least have a little clue that ...
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What is Agent Coulson's status as of the end of Endgame? [duplicate]

This certainly may seem like a duplicate of Why aren't MCU movies featuring Coulson after Avengers? However that question is more general and all the answers are from the Avengers: Age of ...
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Who found/retrieved Fury’s space-pager and how did they know what it was?

In the post-credits scene of Captain Marvel, we see that the remaining Avengers are attempting to find where/whom exactly Fury’s space-pager is transmitting signals to. Then we see Captain Marvel ...
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Do the rules of a certain plot point in Avengers: Endgame allow this to happen?

Spoilers for Endgame [as well as a few other MCU movies] below! In Avengers: Endgame, we see the Avengers and their allies In the movie, it is explained that By that logic, would it be possible ...
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Are the Sokovia Accords still in effect?

After the events at the end of Infinity War, are there any indications in the films that the Sokovia Accords are still in effect? When we catch up with the Avengers a few years later (in Endgame), ...
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Is there a reason why the Avengers did this in Endgame?

In Endgame, after the Avengers (Tony, Banner and Rocket) together work on Is there a reason why they did this ?
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How did Chris Hemsworth train for Endgame?

Of course, I'm refering to Now obviously this involved a How did Chris Hemsworth modify his training regimen and diet for this movie compared to his previous appearances?
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Why does snapping your fingers activate the Infinity Gauntlet?

In Avengers: Infinity War, up until Thanos in order to use the Gauntlet he needs to close his fist, as we see in the fight scene on Titan. Doctor Strange: "Don't let him close his fist!" So why ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange give this information to Tony before dying on Titan?

The only reason The Avengers got screwed and had to die was because they At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, why didn't Doctor Strange simply tell Tony to not send Nebula back in time?
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Why didn't Thor bifrost this character into the Sun? [closed]

Thor's Stormbreaker has got the Bifrost capability. Why didn't he simply use this to transport into the Sun when he arrived on Earth in Avengers: Endgame?
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Is the portrayal of Drax in the MCU true to the comics?

I am referring primarily to the comedic aspects of his portrayal: his method of speech, disrespect for and confusion regarding certain species, the moving so slowly he becomes invisible, taking things ...
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How did this affect Thanos and Hulk differently?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Hulk wore all the Infinity Stones he was instantly getting major injury before he even snapped just by putting on the gauntlet. Whereas Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War was ...
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Did the Avengers do the same in the comics?

In Avengers: Endgame, the Avengers Is that what happened in the comics?
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Why was the Space Stone used to control people and give powers?

In The Avengers, In Captain Marvel, Why was the Space Stone used to do this? Should not these be the functions of the Mind Stone and the Power Stone, respectively?
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Why does Dormammu's portal open when the New York sanctum hasn't fallen?

In Doctor Strange, the zealots need to destroy the three sanctums protecting Earth in order for Dormammu to consume it. The London one falls, Doctor Strange prevents the New York one from being ...
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Is Thanos more powerful in Endgame than he was in Infinity War?

In Endgame, the Thanos who comes from past to present seems more powerful. He's able to tackle Iron Man (with a more advanced suit), Captain America, and Thor (with Mjonir and Stormbreaker) very ...
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How does the plan in the final battle solve the problem of Thanos?

With reference to this question the most upvoted answer says that in Avengers: Endgame the plan was to return the But how does this solve the problem when Thanos will continue to exist and still ...
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Why didn't this event happen to Iron Man in the final scene of “Endgame”? [duplicate]

At the end of Avengers: Endgame, we see that Iron Man However in Infinity War, when Thanos acquires all the Infinity Stones it resonates through his body, and earlier on in Endgame Why didn't this ...
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Why doesn't Iron Man's action affect this person in Endgame?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame Iron Man As Tony does not know How can she survive this as she was coming with Thanos and was considered as a bad girl in the beginning of the battle?
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What is the casualty count from the final battle in Avengers: Endgame?

During the final battle in Avengers: Endgame, apart from the obvious death of were there any other known protagonist casualties such as Asgardians, Sorcerers, Wakandans etc.
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What's the meaning of the raised finger in “Avengers: Endgame”? [duplicate]

Prior to Iron Man's he sees Strange raise his index finger. I presume this is some kind of message, but I didn't understand the meaning. It seems Stark immediately knows what to do - i.e.
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Have any Marvel heroes been drawn differently to match their MCU equivalents? [duplicate]

Have any of the Marvel comic artists talked about the influence the actors playing the characters they draw has had on their depiction of these characters? For example, has Robert Downey-Junior ...
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Do comics in the MCU involve the known heroes? [duplicate]

In Logan it is established that comics exist related to the well-known X-Men. LOGAN: We have ourselves an X-men fan. You do know they are all bullshit right? Maybe a quarter bit happened, and not ...
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Why didn't the Avengers use this object earlier?

In Avengers: Endgame, why did they not Hawkeye had it, Spider-Man had it, Black Panther had it, and Captain Marvel had it. Any one of them could have used the it to end the battle much as Tony did. ...
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What beast/creature is this from Avengers: Endgame?

During the final battle in Avengers: Endgame, Additionally, there were some kind of What creature is this? Does it have a specific name (like the ones given to the Chitauri, Outriders etc.)?
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Is there ever any indication in the MCU as to how Spider-Man got his powers?

Is there ever anything in MCU that hints at how Spider-Man got his powers? I know that he first appeared in Captain America: Civil War, and he already had his powers. I was wondering if there is ever ...
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How can Thor be worthy?

When I read this question the answer seemed to be simple to me. Thor's life in the past years was definitely not acting exemplary or worthy of a king. Not only does he throw away his life, but he also ...
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Was this character’s old age look CGI or make-up?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame we saw an old The old version seemed very realistic. Was this done with CGI or make-up?
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Why was Thor doubtful about his worthiness to Mjolnir?

In Avengers: Endgame when Thor and Rocket, At the end, just before leaving, Is there a reason why Thor doubted his worthiness to Mjolnir?
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Has any previous work featured the same time-travel mechanics as Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame the writers (and characters) make a pretty big deal describing how Are the mechanics in fact novel (the first example in fiction)? For the purpose of this question, this means: ...
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Why doesn't this happen to Hulk or Iron Man in Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame Bruce and Iron Man yet they don't visit the Why is that so?
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How old is Captain America at the end of “Avengers: Endgame”?

We know that Captain America was born in 1918. However, his serum slows down his aging process. My question is, how old exactly is Captain America at the end of Avengers: Endgame,
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Why didn't Thanos duplicate the resources in the universe? [duplicate]

At the end of the Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos He argued that the population of the universe is ever-increasing and the limited resources to support that population were getting exhausted. His ...
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How is Iron Man's nanotech suit supposed to work given what we observe in “Endgame”?

In Infinity War, we're introduced to Iron Man's nanotech suit. In particular, it can emerge from his arc reactor chest amulet and it can form his helmet and reconfigure other parts of his suit ...
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How did Thanos not realise this had happened at the end of Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame right at the end, But whenever it's this huge deal with electricity, etc. So,
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Can the post-Endgame Avengers solve all their problems with time travel?

During Endgame, the Avengers find a method of time travel, and use it to During the movie, their ability to time travel this way is strictly limited by However, by the end of the movie With that ...
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Which MCU characters have not been referred to by their superhero name?

There's a clear trend in the MCU, all the way back to the start of the whole thing with the iconic admission: I am Iron Man, to eschew the "secret identity" trope and for characters to more ...
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Why did this character age?

We don't know the exact details, but at the end of Avengers: Endgame we see However, when he Why did that happen? Does he follow a regular process of aging as any other human being? Or did he find a ...
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How did Captain America have a new shield at the end of Endgame? [duplicate]

At the end of the movie: How is it possible? Is it a complete new one made of Vibranium in the past? But if it is, how does Captain America in the past can have found so much vibranium while they ...
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Why do Thanos's punches not kill Captain America or at least cause some mortal injuries?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos can so we know that his punches are lethally powerful. However at the near end of that movie, when Why doesn't Cap's face become a mess or have any crack in his ...
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Was there any pattern to those killed by Thanos in “Avengers: Infinity War”? [duplicate]

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War we see about half of the Avengers turn to dust in the 'anti-rapture' of Thanos. Was there any pattern or reason for those who were killed, e.g. only those Thanos ...
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How can Sam Wilson fulfill his future role?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame, Sam Wilson is chosen as the I understand WHY he is chosen. Bucky is mentally damaged and can be easily manipulated by Hydra. But Sam is a mere mortal.