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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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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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Why aren't MCU movies featuring Coulson after Avengers?

Coulson died in the Avengers movie thanks to Loki, but Fury revived him in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series. So, in-universe status of Coulson isn't a hurdle at all. He is alive and it has been ...
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Why was Thor worthy to lift Mjolnir?

Especially in the beginning of the first movie, Thor is brash and often petulant. He seeks the glory of king-hood without understanding or accepting the self-sacrifice and responsibility that such a ...
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Why does Professor Hulk wear glasses?

Professor Hulk is featured in Avengers: Endgame predominantly wearing glasses But why does he need glasses? Are we saying that Hulk has always been visually impaired?
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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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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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Why didn't Thanos make a minion get the Soul Stone?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos pays a pretty high price to obtain the Soul Stone. However, it's been shown that he's okay with sending minions to collect Infinity Stones, who later hand them over ...
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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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Why didn't Thor call down lightning against Thanos?

Thor: Ragnarok culminates in Thor realizing that the power of lightning is within him and that he has the power to summon/call/create it. During the beginning scene of Avengers: Infinity War, why didn'...
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In Iron Man 2, what does Black Widow say to Tony Stark in Latin?

In Iron Man 2, there is a scene where Tony Stark is at Stark HQ. He’s under supposed to be under perimeter lockdown at his house, after Nick Fury’s intervention. However, he's left his home to visit ...
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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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Why isn't Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

Soft spoilers for Avengers: Age of Ultron. I haven't see the movie yet, but in the trailer, we can see Cap trying to lift Mjolnir in the humorous scene where every Avenger gives it a try. Mjolnir ...
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What is Thanos' sword made of?

Towards the end of Avengers: Endgame, we see How did this happen? As far as I know, we've never seen anything that can damage
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Wouldn't reality have been destroyed at the beginning of “Endgame”?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Hulk/Banner met the Ancient One in order to get the Time Stone, she refused, saying that if one Infinity Stone is removed from a time period, it would cause problems. I ...
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Is Tony Stark an “enhanced individual”?

I can't give you an verbatim quote because I don't own the film, but when I watched Captain America: Civil War I am fairly sure I heard Tony Stark being referred to as an "enhanced individual", at ...
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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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Why didn't this hurt this character as badly?

In Avengers: Endgame However Why is this? Adrenaline, desperation, or something else?
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How does Tony Stark know Spider-Man's web shooter formula?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, How did Tony know the formula for making the webs? I thought that the formula was a secret that Peter's father had hidden from OsCorp at the cost of his own life. Is ...
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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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What did Vision have against Thor?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, we saw that But, why? Why did he attack despite being a good guy? Also, why did he choose to attack Thor?
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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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What did Thanos do to Eitri's hands?

What did Thanos do to Eitri's hands? Are they: encased in metal? cut off and replaced (by Eitri or Thanos) with metal? turned to metal? something else? In Avengers: Infinity War, Eitri reports on ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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Who is this half Thor, half Iron Man dude in the Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer?

In the new Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer, Jake Gyllenhaal is introduced as a new character. He seems to play a character who appears to be a hero; Who is this ...
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Does Red Skull die at the end of Captain America?

At the end of Captain America: The First Avenger (directed by Joe Johnston with Chris Evans in the titular role) you see Red Skull (Hugo Weaving) holding the Tesseract after being hit by Captain ...
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Is The Hulk A Coward?

So, as you know, in Avengers: Infinity War, the Hulk took a pop at Thanos early in the film, catching him off-guard for a moment. Thanos, a far more powerful being than him, then beat him up easily. ...
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Between Infinity War and Endgame did victims of the snap age? [duplicate]

Half the population is erased and then ultimately resurrected 5 years later. After the 'reverse snap' is the resurrected population now 5 years older or were they restored to the same age they were at ...
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Was the recurring theme of Stark creating his own villains intentional?

Looking across the Iron Man and Avengers films, the theme of Tony creating his own villains comes up quite often. He also arguably creates his own figurative villains in the form of hedonism and ...
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Where did War Machine’s new suit come from?

In Avengers: Endgame, War Machine exits his suit and leaves it behind. Later that same scene, he shows up in what seems like a bigger suit with different coloring. Where'd it come from and when? I ...
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Who is this background character before we re-encounter Thor in Endgame?

Just before we meet Thor in Banner and Rocket meet In the far background, there is a large clothed CGI character, roughly Hulk- or Titan-sized. Who is this CGI character? Incidentally, it's ...
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In The Winter Soldier, who did Peggy Carter say she married?

When Steve Rogers visits Peggy Carter, she has a family photo on her nightstand and says that she married someone after Cap disappeared. Who did she marry?
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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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In Black Panther, what is the Ancestral Plane?

TLDR What exactly is the Ancestral Plane? I am happy to accept answers from the comics if the two planes are related. After rewatching Black Panther I am more curious about the Ancestral Plane. We ...
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What happened to the magnetic return for Captain America's shield?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America has some sort of magnetic thing to call the shield back to him (kind of like how Thor can summon his hammer). From the wiki: Tony Stark created for the ...
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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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Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel?

Is Marvel going to make another movie that follows what happens after Spider-Man: Homecoming.
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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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Wasn't Strange tempting fate by telling Stark this?

Since these plot points are fairly important for Avengers: Endgame I'm going to put them all in spoiler paragraphs. The Avengers are able to Later on, at a pivotal moment, So was Strange talking ...