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 did Tandy see what she saw?

When Tandy touches Alex's hand shortly before they return from the Dark Dimension, she sees his hopes, which appear to consist of having the powers of all the other runaways. This makes her reluctant ...
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Why is Jeffrey hanging out with Tamara?

When the runaways return from the Dark Dimension, many things have changed. Nico's father Robert is in love with and working for Morgan, for instance, and Alex's father Jeffrey is all chummy with ...
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What is the symbol that “the watcher” has in WandaVision?

The WandaVision TV series takes place in some unknown reality (to me at least having not seen any material outside the show). At the end of the first episode we see that an unknown individual is ...
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Are these Dark Dimensions the same?

The Dark Dimension shows up in Doctor Strange, Runaways, and Cloak and Dagger. Now, when Nico uses the staff, her eyes and the area around them develop a pattern very similar to that of Caecilius and ...
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What happened to Andre?

In the final episode of the second season of Cloak and Dagger, Tandy and Tyrone confront Andre in his world (the Dark Dimension, perhaps). They manage to catch him by surprise, and Tandy stabs him ...
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Why were there so many portals in Avengers: Endgame?

In the "Portals" scene, I counted about 17 portals, which seems way too much for all the people who came: 1 for Wakanda fighters (Black Panther, Bucky, Falcon, etc.) 1 for Titan planet (...
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Did the writers plan this plot twist from the beginning?

At the beginning of the first season, the power of the Staff of One is presented in strictly MCU technobabble fashion. It does quantum something or other to make the user's will come into effect in ...
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What year is it in Spider-Man: Homecoming? [duplicate]

"Avengers" took place in 2012. The start of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" was right after the Battle of New York. In "Civil War", in 2016, it's been 8 years since Iron Man was ...
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After Mar-Vell was murdered, how come the Tesseract got transported back to her secret laboratory?

I believe that when Yon-Rogg attempted to kill Danvers, she responded immediately by shooting right at the heart of the light speed engine where the Tesseract was located. The sudden explosion then ...
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Why did clothes dust away in Thanos's snap?

During Thanos's snap, which was supposed to wipe away half the population, also all clothes were dusted away, including Bucky's arm, even though the gun he was holding at the time didn't dust away. ...
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Why did Thanos go to Titan?

During Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos stops at his home planet Titan, before going to Wakanda. Why did he need to go there? Why not go to Wakanda, where the fight was happening?
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Could Thanos have created more resources rather than kill half of the population? MCU [duplicate]

How powerful are the Infinity Stones when they are all combined in the Infinity Gauntlet? Thanos states that he wants to kill half of the population in order to ensure that there are enough resources ...
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Why did Loki say Thor can't see Jane if he destroys the Bifrost when space travel was a thing?

In Thor, we see Loki saying to Thor that if he destroys the bridge then he won't be able to see Jane again. It is further confirmed in The Avengers that Odin had to use dark magic to send Thor to ...
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In Endgame, aren't the Avengers just changing their OWN timelines?

What I take away from the whole "Back To The Future is a bunch of bullshit"-conversation, is that the Avengers can't ever "truly" undo the Snap. "When you travel to the past, ...
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Did Thunderbolt Ross dye his hair after The Incredible Hulk and why?

Thunderbolt Ross was depicted with blonde-white hair and moustache in the movie The Incredible Hulk. But his appearance in this aspect was changed in other MCU films. His moustache became near black, ...
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What are Thanos's motivations for destroying the Infinity Stones?

Concerning his motivation to destroy the stones, Thanos stated that: The universe required correction. After that, the stones served no purpose beyond temptation. I am wondering who is being tempted ...
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Is the building Spider-Man slings through at the end of Far From Home real?

At the end of Far From Home Spider-Man swings through New York to pick up MJ. He glides through a skyscraper that has a tree filled terrace halfway up. Is this a real building in New York?
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Why didn't Hank Pym carry Scott Lang in his 'tank' key chain?

In Ant-Man, when the good guys infiltrated PYM corps to destroy the Yellowjacket prototype. It would be much easier if Pym would have sneaked Scott Lang using his tank key chain rather the all the ...
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What happened to the Marvel timeline where Thor stole Mjolnir from himself?

In Avengers: Endgame, Thor goes back in time to extract the Reality Stone from Jame Foster, but when he does so, he also summons Mjolnir and takes it with him. Does that mean that the Thor in that ...
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Avengers Endgame vs Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D - Time Travel differences

Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D has been consistent over the time with the MCU, so that both storylines belong to the same universe and reality. There are numerous occasions when characters and ...
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Was Bruce Banner really working on the super soldier serum?

I found the dialogue in The Avengers very confusing when Agent Coulson explains to Captain America how Doctor Banner was working on the serum of Dr. Erskine. STEVE: So, this Doctor Banner was trying ...
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Why does the Quantum Realm behave different for Janet van Dyne than for Scott Lang?

During Ant-Man and the Wasp we saw how Scott, Hank and Hope rescued Janet van Dyne from the Quantum Realm. For her, time passed exactly the same that for them, so she got old the same way than ...
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How does Captain America return the Reality Stone when it was inside Jane Foster when it was retrieved by Thor and Rocket?

When Thor and Rocket retrieve the Reality Stone, they went back to the events in Thor: The Dark World, and they got the stone by removing it from Jane Foster. Supposedly, when Captain America has to ...
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Why wasn't Captain America “enough” for Colonel Chester Philips?

In the movie Captain America: The First Avenger, we hear this dialogue between Steve Rogers and Colonel Chester Philips: Col. Chester Phillips: You're an experiment. You're going to Alamogordo. Steve ...
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Why did Tony Stark have to do the snap?

In the movie scene, it seems to me that at the point when Tony snatches the stones off of Thanos' gauntlet, the situation was pretty much in control already. With Captain Marvel having destroyed ...
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Why were there Tony Stark's clothes on-board the Quinjet which ended up on Sakaar?

When Hulk turned back into Bruce Banner on Sakaar, Thor gave him Tony Stark's clothes. But, what were Tony's clothes doing in Quinjet? Tony might have helped S.H.I.E.L.D. in the Quinjets' development, ...
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What happens to the original timeline Thanos's ship?

During the events of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos takes Gamora from his ship to Vormir to get the Soul Stone, then heads directly to Titan, and afterwards to Earth to retrieve the Mind Stone. After ...
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Who was the keeper of the Soul Stone before Red Skull?

Given that it was only in 1945 that Red Skull was transported to Vormir via the Space Stone, who was the keeper of the Soul Stone before him? Thanos is at least a 1000 years old in the MCU, if he knew ...
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How does the shield around Wakanda work?

How come the first spaceship was completely blocked by the shield around Wakanda while some of the alien creatures passed through in Avengers: Infinity War?
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Was Iron Man worthy of Mjolnir at the end of Endgame? [closed]

So I rewatched Avengers: Endgame earlier on and I was just wondering: Could Iron Man have lifted Thor's hammer in his final moments, considering
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Is Eitri the King of Dwarves in the MCU as well?

In the comics, Eitri is the King of the Dwarves of Nidavellir. However in the MCU, there is no mention that Eitri is the king (except the wiki fandom page, which as usual, does not cite its sources). ...
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Why does Tony Stark not like being handed things?

I have been revisiting old MCU movies and realised that on several occasions Tony refuses to accept things that people are handing to him. While purchasing strawberries for Pepper he paid with his ...
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Could have what happened to Cull Obsidian happened to Thanos? [duplicate]

In Infinity War Cull Obsidian loses his arm when a worm hole closes up, So could Thanos have lost his arm like this too WHEN he had all the stones on the Gauntlet?
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Why didn't Tony use E.D.I.T.H. against Thanos? [duplicate]

When Thanos and his army attacked Avengers HQ in Avengers: Endgame, E.D.I.T.H. was in existence because Tony so he couldn't build it after the battle. Why didn't he use E.D.I.T.H. in the battle? I ...
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How strong is The Hand's potion, The Substance?

We know that all 5 members of The Hand were immortal because of The Substance. The only way to kill a person who had ingested that potion was by beheading him/her. However, in circumstances where ...
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Who are Faltines (Dormammu like beings) really, is there any mention of their dimension in MCU comics?

In Doctor Strange, we are told about Dormammu, a creature residing in the Dark Dimension, feeding upon matter. Apparently he's part of a species known as the Faltines. The Marvel Wiki article on ...
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Who was the old guy with the last part of the device in the penultimate episode of Agents of Shield?

When the Agents of Shield assembled for the last time in the other timeline, who was the old guy who said the bus was late that brought the tuning fork? Seems like lots of the things that happened in ...
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Were other dimensions affected by Thanos' Snap?

In Doctor Strange, we are made aware of the different universes and especially the one one in which Dormammu resides, which is the Dark Dimension. Were beings in other dimensions also affected by the ...
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Are Corvus Glaive and Proxima Midnight married in the MCU?

In the comics, Earth-616, Corvus Glaive and Proxima Midnight are a married couple. We see them together in Avengers: Infinity War, going on the mission to get the Mind Stone together and working in ...
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What happened to those indirectly killed by the Snap? [duplicate]

Based on the images that are shown right after the Snap, there seems to be a lot of deaths that are side effects of the snap. Everyone who was on a plane when the pilot went away, people in cars, and ...
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To which year back in time was Hawkeye sent during the test run for the Time Heist?

In Avengers: Endgame, when the test run for the Time Heist is conducted, Scott Lang drops out as he felt nervous. Clint, at the time, volunteers. It's quite apparent that Clint was sent to a pre-Snap ...
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In Avengers Endgame how does Colonel Rhodes Get a working suit after the Avengers tower is attacked [duplicate]

I was again watching the good old Endgame and noticed this, when the Avengers facility is struck by Thanos's missiles, Rhodes is found struggling to move even in his War-Machine suit to save Rocket ...
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What material Thor's clothes are made of? [duplicate]

When Thor opened the Iris of Nidavellir's forge, he got 3rd degree burns. The heat he was exposed to was able to melt Uru. And, yet, his clothes survived. How? Thor definitely doesn't have aura kind ...
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How many Captain Americas were there in 2012?

Ok, so famously, in Endgame Captain America fights an earlier (and comically patriotic) version of himself: Number of Caps: 2 It was also discovered that when he went ...
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Why did the Tesseract teleport Red Skull to Vormir, and why was he forced to be the guardian of the Soul Stone?

In Captain America: The First Avenger, the Red Skull gets teleported to Vormir to be the guardian after he holds the Tesseract. Why did it teleport him there? Why does he have to be the guardian? Can'...
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How does the MCU Helicarrier get aircraft back to the hangar?

The Helicarrier is obviously based on modern supercarriers, like the Nimitz-class. In particular, the flight deck, as with all supercarriers, is angled to allow simultaneous launch and recovery ...
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How did Thanos know the Tesseract would be with Loki on the Asgardian ship?

I'm re-watching Avengers: Infinity War and I found it a bit odd that Thanos of all places looked for the Space Stone on the Asgardian ship. He was obviously told it was there, but who told him? Even ...
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Why were some of Iron Man’s armor not in the Marvel movies? [closed]

So as per the comics, Tony has many suits, even suits to fight gods, but why were they not in the movies, like no Model Prime, Endo-Sym, etc.
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Why does the Red Skull say Gamora's wrong father?

When Gamora and Thanos arrive at Vormir, the Red Skull calls each one by his and their father’s/mother’s name. However, he says Gamora's father is Thanos, which we know isn't true. (Her family was ...
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How did Pepper use the Rescue armor in “Avengers: Endgame”?

As Marvel showed in Iron Man, Tony was not able to grab control of his suit immediately in the first few attempts. So how did Pepper Potts, who never wanted him to do all that shooting, blasting, ...

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