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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How can The Accursed One deflect Thor's Hammer?

When Thor was calling for his hammer and ready to strike the back of the Accursed One, it deflected the hammer with a back fist. From reading stack posts regarding hammer, it should have not happen. "...
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Were those inconsistencies in Marvel-Netflix shows ever addressed?

In Daredevil season 2 , it is revealed that the Hand had discovered the key to immortality and stuff. Okay, that's solid. Later, in The Defenders, they resurrect Elektra with some "substance" later ...
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Why are Loki's eyes blue in The Avengers?

I don't understand really any of this! In Thor, Loki's eyes were green. Clearly green. But in The Avengers, they were blue. You can clearly tell. But then in Thor: The Dark World, his eyes are green ...
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Why did Hela need Heimdal's sword?

In Thor:Ragnarok, Hela spends a large portion of the movie (off-screen) searching for Heimdal, so she can use his sword Hofund to open the Bifrost. But we saw in the original Thor movie that Odin's ...
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What happened to Stan Lee after he drank the gamma soda?

In The Incredible Hulk, we see Stan Lee drinking a soda with Bruce Banner's blood in it: He drops the bottle and we're told: ...it had more kick than he expected ...
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What is Rocket Raccoon's expected lifespan?

Aw, what the hell, I don't got that long a lifespan anyway. Typically, a terran raccoon in the wild has an average lifespan of up to three years, or 20 if living in captivity. Rocket, however, has ...
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What is the “big wooden fork” a reference to?

When Thor and Korg are at the weapons rack preparing to for Thor's fight against the Grandmaster's champion we have the following scene. In it Korg offers up a "big wooden fork" as a weapon to use but ...
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What is Agent Coulson's status as of the end of Endgame?

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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Has Drax in fact mastered the ability to stand so still that he becomes invisible?

In the MCU (I have never read the Guardians in comics) Drax seems to never consciously lie. Any time he speaks it seems as though he tells the 'truth' as he understands it and of course is completely ...
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Why aren't we getting Hulk sequels in the MCU?

Since the launch of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we've had three Iron Man movies, two Thor movies, and two Captain America movies, but only one Hulk movie. Why? Why aren't we getting more Hulk ...
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Is there a less fragmented order for watching the Marvel Cinematic Universe before Avengers: Endgame? [closed]

As winter turns to spring, a young nerd's thoughts may turn from the brightly-blossoming trees and unfamiliar sunshine, towards the warm and familiar embrace of a Marvel Cinematic Universe re-watch in ...
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Why did Cap get Stormbreaker in that scene?

There is a scene in Avengers: Endgame where Cap and Thor call for their weapons and then Cap ended up with Stormbreaker and Thor ended up with Mjölnir. Then they swapped. I can make sense on why Cap ...
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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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How true to the comics are Matt Murdock's powers in the 2015 Daredevil TV show?

In the 2015 Netflix series Marvel's Daredevil, Matt Murdock was blinded in a car crash containing chemicals. This crash heightened his other senses to the degree that he is able to piece together a ...
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Where did the particles to shrink this come from?

As this question says, in Avengers: Endgame, there were just enough particles But before they actually leave, Rocket hands Clint a shrunken Benatar. Where did the particles to shrink it come from?...
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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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How can Stick be the Chaste?

In Daredevil Season 2, Stick tells Matt the story of the Chaste, with Matt replying Now, in this fairy tale you're the Chaste, right? Though Stick himself tells that this story started centuries ...
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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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Who is in charge of Wakanda?

In Avengers: Infinity War Who is the ruler of Wakanda after the snap?
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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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How can Star-Lord fly horizontally with only boots rockets? [closed]

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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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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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 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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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 ...