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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 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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Could Pepper Potts have saved the person who snapped at the end of “Endgame”?

Could Pepper Potts have saved Tony when he snapped at the end of Avengers: Endgame due to her regeneration powers from Iron Man 3 or do the Infinity Stones somehow override her regeneration powers?
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How did these characters “suit up” so quickly?

In the final battle of Avengers: Endgame, there was one group of characters that seemed to get battle-ready super quickly. I'm talking, of course, about These characters had no idea that the time ...
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Why weren't the Avengers surprised to see Thanos?

In Avengers: Endgame, when 2014 Thanos comes to the future and destroys the Avengers HQ, Thor, Iron Man and Captain America decide to confront him. Did they know this Thanos was not the one they had ...
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Are there any anachronisms in Captain Marvel?

Captain Marvel (2019) is set in 1995 for some reason or other. 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 ...
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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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How can Star-Lord fly horizontally with only boots rockets? [on hold]

In Avengers: Endgame, we see this scene in the final battle Star-Lord is flying horizontally without any rocket to stabilize him as we can see for Iron Man and Iron Patriot in the same picture. How ...
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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 literally evaporate into ...
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Why did the Sanctuary II focus its attack on Captain Marvel?

In the final battle, Scarlet Witch pinned Thanos, when he told Corvus Glaive to... "Rain Fire!" ... which seemed open fire like a Gatling guns and nearly injured all parties fighting. However it ...
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Why did the Avengers close the windows?

Why did the Avengers close the windows before Hulk's snap? I don't remember what the reason was.
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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 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 didn’t Ego collect the Infinity Stones to make the entire universe like himself?

Ego was alone in ALL of the universe for millions of years as he began to learn without being taught by any older being (that’s odd in itself, but not the question I'd like an answer to at this point ...
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Where did this portal lead?

At the end of Season 4, Ghost Rider Where did this portal lead? It didn’t look much like “Hell,” where one might imagine he might take the Darkhold (given that it originally came from there, and he ...
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Post Endgame, how is the flow of time different?

The Ancient One explains: As we know, post Avengers: Endgame, What does this mean for the flow of time? In particular,
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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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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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How did Doctor Strange see the winning outcome in Avengers: Infinity War?

In Doctor Strange we see that the Masters of the Mystic Arts can see into the past and the future, and we know that the Ancient One was able to see into the future as well, but only up to her death. ...
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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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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?