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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Was Dormammu an MCU Galactus Back Up Plan?

In 2016, Disney had not purchased Fox and so did not have license to use many of the characters that it sold the rights to back in the 90's. Galactus is one of those characters. Dr. Strange, being a ...
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What did the Scarlet Witch show the Hulk/Bruce Banner?

In the Avengers: Age of Ultron, the Scarlet Witch and her brother team up with Ultron against the Avengers for a while. In a few scenes, she uses her mind-powers against them. She shows Tony Stark (...
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Why is the Hulk so angry?

I have seen this question addressed on another site, but I read all the postings for the-hulk tag and the-incredible-hulk tag on stackexchange, and could not find this question expressed so plainly ...
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Why does The Ancient One think differently about Doctor Strange in Endgame than the film Doctor Strange?

In Doctor Strange, we see that, when Strange is seeking healing, he is rejected by The Ancient One, and if Mordo had not convinced her to change her mind Strange would probably never have been trained....
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Why is Thanos so tough at the beginning of “Avengers: Endgame”?

In the 2018 battle in Avengers: Infinity War where Thanos acquires the Time Stone, we have Thanos vs. Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Star-Lord, Nebula, Spider-Man and Mantis. We are led to believe that ...
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In the MCU, why does Mjölnir retain its enchantments after Ragnarok? [on hold]

The enchantment on Thor's hammer laid out by Odin prevents anyone "not worthy" to wield it as we can see on the famous Arthuresque scene on Avengers: Age of Ultron. This enchantment, pronounced by ...
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From the recent Spider-Man films which characters are owned by Sony?

With the news that Sony and Disney have failed to reach an agreement about the next set of movies I wondered what this means for the ancillary Spider-Man characters that have become a part of the ...
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Is there a reason why this happened in Endgame? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Gamora is explaining what Thanos intends to do with the Infinity Stones, Gamora: The entire time I knew Thanos, he only ever had one goal: To bring balance to the ...
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Why did this happen to Thanos's ships at the end of “Avengers: Endgame”?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame, when Tony Stark We did not see this with the snap in Avengers: Infinity War, where Why is it different this time around? See 2m35s of this clip, ignore the ...
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Are the senior Kree wearing make-up?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season five, there are many Kree individuals. Most minor and background characters are "regular" all-blue Kree. However, the major Kree characters all have distinctive unique ...
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How could Tony Stark do this in Avengers: Endgame - at all?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Quill only survives holding the Power Stone because he has Celestial blood. In Avengers: Endgame, Hulk uses the Infinity Gauntlet absorbing the intense gamma radiation ...
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How could Stark's item be used more times than the previous version?

In the ending scene of Avengers: Endgame movie, Iron Man created his own How come the material used in Iron Man's How could Stark's item be used more times than the previous version?
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How many fights on Titan did Doctor Strange see out of the 14,000,605, that turned out negatively? [closed]

I was wondering how many of the direct fights against Thanos on Titan turned out negatively out of the 14,000,605 that Doctor Strange saw?
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Do we know what happened to this character in Avengers: Endgame?

There is a lot of time travel involved in Avengers: Endgame and with it brings We know what happened to the character in Avengers: Infinity War but in Endgame This character helps out but is last ...
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Why is Black Widow so depressed in “Endgame”?

Why is she so sad and depressed? I know half the world is gone, but she said Avengers was their family and her closest friends are still there, who does she miss? Nick Fury, Vision? It's not like she ...
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Why isn't Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

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 even moves just a tiny bit and at this very ...
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Who is funding Avengers facilities?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, we learned that Or,
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What is the prop for Thor's hammer (Mjölnir) made of?

I am asking the material of the prop, not the hammer in the universe. I am asking the material for the hammer tip, handle and strap.
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How could Tony Stark make this in Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame, Tony is able to make how was he able to as, in Avengers: Infinity War How was Tony able to build this using only human technology?
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Which films are required viewing before “Avengers: Endgame”?

My girlfriend is interested in watching Avengers: Endgame on April 24, and as she doesn't have time to see all the MCU movies, I want to re-watch some of them with her in order to watch Endgame ...
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In Ant-Man Movie, How did the two cops get to the house so fast

Ant man chases yellow jacket to the helicopter. The helicopter flies for some time while they fight in it. Then they drop out of the helicopter with a suitcase, lands in some random house's swimming ...
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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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Are there any psychics available to the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

During the first season of Agents of SHIELD, the main antagonist was someone calling themselves "The Clairvoyant", who claimed to have psychic powers. This claim was being constantly questioned by ...
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What drink did Tony Stark serve to the Avengers at the cabin?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Captain America, Natasha Romanoff, and Scott Lang visited Tony’s cabin to persuade him at the early part of the movie, Tony served them something that looks like coffee (...
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Why didn't this hurt Stark as badly as it did to Hulk?

In Avengers: Endgame However Why is this? Adrenaline, desperation, or something else?
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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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Where do the spacefaring humans of the MCU come from?

In Guardians of the Galaxy and Vol. 2, we run into several humans who seem to have been in space for quite a while, prior to the events of the Infinity Saga (i.e. before 1995). We know how Peter ...
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What happen to those who died but not from the snap? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Endgame, after recovering the 6 Stones, Hulk snaps his fingers and brings back all the lost characters but he can’t bring back Black Widow or Gamora as the sacrifices for the Soul Stone ...
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In-universe reason for why most aliens speak English in the MCU? [duplicate]

What is the in-universe reason for why so many extra terrestrials speak English in the MCU? Is there something like Star Trek's universal translator involved?
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How were the Avengers able to make this? [duplicate]

After watching Avengers: Endgame many questions were raised in my mind. I asked one here already and got great responses, so here is another one that has been bugging me. However, in Avengers: ...
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Significance of glowing throne at the end of Marvel's Inhumans

At the end of "Marvel's Inhumans", the throne begins to glow during the Are there any hints in the comics as to the significance of this?
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In The Avengers (2012), why does Thanos need Loki?

In The Avengers, the main plot is that Loki is trying to conquer Earth on behalf of Thanos so that the latter can get hold of the Tesseract and put his "restore the balance" plan in motion. But in ...
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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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Was this exchange between Captain America and Thor inspired from the comics?

During the final battle in Avengers: Endgame, Amidst the battle, Captain America, At this moment, they have a short exchange of sorts (following up to the one in Avengers: Infinity War) where Thor ...
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Did Captain America make out with his niece?

I’m a little bit confused with the timeline after Avengers: Endgame. At the end of Endgame we learnt that: With that in mind and taking into account that Captain America kisses Sharon Carter (who is ...
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Is Ghost's status known by the time of “Avengers: Endgame”?

In the post-credits scene of Ant-Man and the Wasp, It's unknown whether Ghost was snapped as well. If she did, we know from Avengers: Endgame that But if she did survive the snap, Has anyone from ...
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Why Birch St. and Higgins Dr.?

In Jessica Jones, we see Jessica chant a mantra consisting of the streets she grew up on: Birch Street, Higgins Drive, Cobalt Lane. Later, we learn that Birch and Higgins intersect at an important ...
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What did Nebula look like before she was a robot?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, what did Nebula look like before she was a robot?
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Does Trish actually have super-powers?

I'm half-way through season 3. They've just found Trish is talking and acting as though she has super-powers, but I'm not clear on whether she does actually have them. We got shown her doing a long ...
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Why did Jessica wrestle with Sallinger in the middle school?

Warning: Spoilers for Jessica Jones Season 3 up to Episode 7. I've been working my way through Jessica Jones Season 3, and just finished the episode where she returns from her trip to Sallinger's ...
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Is there a reason why, Tony didn't think of using this in “Avengers: Endgame”?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, we see that Tony Stark And as we see further in the movie, quoting from here, Following this answer, it can be assumed that E.D.I.T.H was probably Considering this, ...
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How does Nebula really feel about Gamora?

In the first Guardians of the Galaxy movie, Nebula (when she is firing on her sister Gamora) says: "Out of all our siblings, I hated you least." But then in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Is ...
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How did Captain Marvel know where to find these characters?

At the beginning of Avengers: Endgame, But how did she know where to go? Space is huge, they were nowhere near anything of significance, and they were out of contact with everyone. How was she ...
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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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Where is Wakanda in the MCU?

Where is Wakanda located, according to the Marvel Cinematic Universe? The Marvel Atlas places it in West Africa, but having watched Black Panther it seemed to be much further southeast
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What happened to Iron Man's armor from Mark 51 to Mark 84?

We see Tony Stark using the Iron Man armor Mark 50 during the events of Avengers: Infinity War. Then when we watch Avengers: Endgame, we see him donning Mark 85 armor. So where are the rest of his ...
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How did Banner get unstuck?

In the final battle of Avengers: Infinity War, Banner charges at Thanos, who dodges by shifting phase, much like Vision can. However, instead of Thanos shifting phase himself, it looks like he uses ...
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Why does TAHITI make people say “It's a magical place?”

In Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Agent Coulson is put through the TAHITI programme to This has the side effect of whenever someone mentions Tahiti he will say the phrase "It's a magical place." ...
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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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In the MCU, how did they decide to use a subtitle for the movie instead of numbers?

A question popped into my mind. At the beginning of the MCU we got movies numbered like Iron Man 2 or Iron Man 3, But at one point, we got subtitles like Thor: Ragnarok or Spider-Man: Homecoming. For ...