Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

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Where were these characters during the Battle of Wakanda in Infinity War?

Although it isn't clear whether W'Kabi and Nakia were is there any information regarding their whereabouts when Proxima Midnight and Cull Obsidian led the Outriders' attack on Wakanda?
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Why does Earth-833 look like this?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Now, of course, But that planet is still holographically depicted and it appears to have From a story-telling perspective, it needed to appear noticeably different to ...
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What specific instant in time in the MCU has been depicted the most times?

With all the flashbacks and in-universe video and all the time-travel in Avengers: Endgame, it's not difficult to think of points in time that have been depicted multiple times, such as: Most of the ...
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How does Captain America's shield work?

Captain America is able to throw his circular shield and have it return it to him like a boomerang. Is this even possible according to physics (especially considering the ranges at which he uses the ...
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What happened to people in unsafe areas during the Blip?

We've seen in Spider-Man: Far From Home that But what happened to the people who were on a plane? Do they appear in the sky as the plane is not there anymore? Or do they appear in the plane where ...
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Does “Spider-Man: Far From Home” contain more spoilers to “Endgame”, except this?

I want to take a friend to watch the movie. He did not watch Avengers: Endgame yet. Except for the obvious are there any other spoilers to Endgame? Since he already figured the first one out, is it ...
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Why is the Blip so brutal but the Snap is soft?

We've seen in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame two Snaps to be performed, the first by Thanos Each of them were really soft, happening with a delay by becoming dust. But in Spider-Man: ...
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Why doesn't Spider-Man want anyone to use his light switch?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home Peter Parker has a sign in his bedroom taped over his light switch which reads: DO NOT TURN OFF or words to that effect. Is there any explanation anywhere as to why ...
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Is there an In-Universe reason why Thor and the Asgardians think Rocket is a rabbit?

Thor and the rest of the Asgardians (or at least the guards in Endgame) are always referring to Rocket as a rabbit in both Infinity War and Endgame. Out of universe, the explanation would be that its ...
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When did this character prepare the stuff in Spider-Man: Far From Home?

I saw Spider-Man: Far From Home yesterday, and something bothers me. In the beginning of the movie, Spider-Man received When have this stuff been made ? During the event of Avengers: Endgame ? ...
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What was Mysterio's plan?

I'm a little confused about Mysterio's plan in Spider-Man: Far From Home. It occurred to me at about the two-thirds mark that it's very similar to Syndrome's plan in The Incredibles. However, ...
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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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Is Everett Ross related to Thunderbolt Ross?

In Captain America : Civil War, is Martin Freeman's character Everett Ross, related to Thunderbolt Ross?
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Who is the 'BFP' on Peter's suitcase?

The Spider-Man: Far from Home trailer is out. One thing that I clearly noticed in the trailer was the initials on the suitcase Peter is carrying-"BFP". Who is BFP? I guess it should be Uncle Ben, ...
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Is “Spider-Man: Far From Home” set before or after “Avengers: Endgame”?

The trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home has just been released: With Tom Holland being in this film it gives some interesting insight into what might happen in ...
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Can the Heart Shaped Herb be regrown?

In the movie, we find How will they be able to regrow the Heart Shaped Herb? Is there a similar arc in the comics alinging with the Black Panther Movie story line?
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Is there now a universe without Thanos?

Spoilers ahead! Plot points are revealed here, I'll put the deeper plot points in spoiler boxes. Time travel features heavily in the plot of Endgame. Correct me if I'm wrong, but the MCU seems to ...
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How fast can Captain Marvel travel in Endgame?

At the beginning of Avengers: Endgame Tony Stark is drifting in space and in the recorded message he says he's "1000 lightyears" from Earth. Captain Marvel shows up and next thing we know Danvers is ...
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Who created Rocket in the MCU?

According to James Gunn, the creator(s) of Rocket Raccoon is identified somewhere in Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2. Specifically in the MCU, who created Rocket Raccoon?
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Does Wakanda have Nuclear Weapons? (or any weapons of mass destruction with similar capabilities?)

Hopefully the title says it all. If not specifically nuclear weapons, then maybe some kind of Vibranium-Nuke was mentioned?
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Why would Tony Stark need to drink Chlorophyll?

In Iron Man 2, Tony Stark is suffering from Palladium poisoning due to having to use the element Palladium as the core for his ARC reactor. In order to combat the effects this has on his body he ...
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Why didn't the Avengers simply jump 5 years back?

In Avengers: Endgame, the Avengers decided to Why didn't they simply jump back 5 years just before Thanos destroyed the Infinity Stones? This way they could get all six Infinity Stones at once.
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Do all Marvel Films have a second, non-foreshadowing post-credits scene?

I was watching The Avengers last night (26th April 2015) on 7Mate on Australian Television. When I first saw the film in the theater I didn't know who Thanos was or the meaning behind the post-credits ...
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In what order do the Awesome Mix Vol 1 songs appear in Guardians of the Galaxy?

The Guardians of the Galaxy movie features several songs from Star-Lord’s Awesome Mix Vol 1 mixtape, compiled for him by his mother. This mixtape (or near enough) is available as one of the official ...
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What other MCU films have ended with existing pop songs over the credits?

Iron Man ended with the Black Sabbath song of the same name, and now Captain Marvel ended with "Celebrity Skin" over the credits. I can't recall off-hand if any other of the films have used already-...
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How did Captain Marvel do this without dying?

In Captain Marvel we learn that Carol has the power of an Infinity Stone essentially because she was near it when it blew up so the power went into her. Why did this not kill her? We've seen many ...
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Is the Rescue Armor based on the same Nanotech as Tony's Mark LXXXV?

Is it ever mentioned if the Rescue armor Tony designed specifically for Pepper Potts in Avengers: Endgame was nanotech as well? Also, Mark LXXXV (Mark 85) was based on Advanced Nano-Tech Armor (...
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How did Scott Lang make a finger print?

In Ant-Man, This seems like an important scene. Has Marvel documented anywhere how they explain what he did in detail?
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If the Scarlet Witch wears the Ant-Man suit, will her powers become stronger as her physical size increases?

In Avengers: Endgame, during the Battle of Earth, Scott Lang used the Ant-Man suit to grow to about 50 feet tall and was strong enough to punch a Chitauri attack ship and knock it out of commission. ...
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Why was Captain America called “The First Avenger”?

Why was Captain America called The First Avenger, when Hulk and Iron Man were enlisted by Nick Fury before him? Or are the times between the Hulk & Iron Man movies meant to have taken place after ...
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Does Stormbreaker have the same worthiness specifications as Mjolnir?

I've seen several references to being worthy because he is able to handle Stormbreaker. However, to my knowledge, there is no mention of Stormbreaker having the same requirements of worthiness to ...
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What does Erik sense?

Erik has a sense for "evil", which takes the form of headaches that grow worse when he nears unpleasant or bad people. While he gets a strong reading off of people who've made other people suffer, he ...
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What power is stored in Mjolnir? [duplicate]

There seems to be a number of discrepancies in the power of Mjolnir in the MCU. In Thor Odin places the power of Thor into his hammer Mjolnir proclaiming: he who wields the hammer, if he be worthy ...
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How is Thor able to recall Stormbreaker to his hand?

I know that Thor can recall Mjolnir by holding out his hand because Mjolnir has some Asgardian magic science such-and-such in it. But how is he able to recall Stormbreaker? Is there other stuff he ...
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Why did Tony take off his suit in the Hydra base? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, while the Avengers are invading the Hydra base to get Loki's scepter, Tony finds a hidden passage, and then takes off his suit to explore, leaving it to guard the entrance. ...
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How does Pym particle density work? [duplicate]

I recently saw the Ant-Man films, and the logician in me has some questions, specifically about the way the Pym particles affect density. In the first film, Hope tells Scott how the Pym particles, ...
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Is there any relevance to Thor getting his hair cut other than comedic value?

Is there any relevance to Thor getting his hair cut other than comedic value? It was a funny scene and leads to a small joke in Avengers: Infinity War but since there is no 'Samson' like effect is ...
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What is on Steve Rogers' list of things to watch?

In the opening scenes of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we get a quick glimpse at a list of things Steve Rogers wants to catch up on since he was frozen. I read that these things were region ...
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Did Wakanda officially get the stuff out of Bucky's head?

At the end of Captain America: Civil War we saw Bucky tell Steve that the best thing to do until "they" found a way to "get the stuff out of my head" he should go under. Then we see him put into a ...
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Has the connection between these characters and this event been confirmed in Agents of SHIELD (so far)?

In the end stinger from S6E6 ("Inescapable"), Mack seems to suggest that Not that I'm doubting it - it's just enough of a plot convenience to be true - but has any of the exposition we've seen so ...
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What over-arching narrative is told during Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Or "Why is Ant-Man the last movie of Phase 2, rather than Avengers 2?" The Marvel Cinematic Universe is the series of movies involving characters from Marvel comics and produced by Marvel Studio/...
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In “Daredevil”, did this character defy gravity?

In Daredevil, S2 E11, the title character displays some impressive acrobatics. Daredevil then Now, how did Daredevil manage to catch up given the other character's head start? Daredevil is heavier....
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What makes Earth special in the MCU?

Especially in light of the events in and leading up to Avengers: Infinity War, and the fact that all the main good guys are from Earth or have a ties to Earth (Thor, and the Guardians of the Galaxy ...
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What does the afterlife look like in the Marvel universe?

Warning: mild spoiler for Daredevil TV show. The third episode of The Defenders TV show on Netflix starts with Shortly after, Alexandra has a discussion with this character (named X hereafter) that ...
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Does Iron Man's repulsor technology violate Newton's Third Law of Motion (in-universe)? [closed]

Iron Man's suits displays a wide array of advanced technologies: super-durability amazing artificial intelligence, virtually unlimited energy via the ARC reactors, and repulsor technology The ...
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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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Are there any individual aliens that have gained superpowers in the Marvel universe?

We have seen plenty of examples of Earthlings (Terrans) who have obtained superpowers through various means: Bruce Banner, became the Hulk after exposure to Gamma Radiation Steve Rogers, gained super-...
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What material are Infinity Stones made of?

As for the MCU, the story goes (explained in full in an exposition-heavy scene in Guardians of the Galaxy) that six entities existed before the universe even came into being (try getting your head ...
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Can Captain Marvel travel through space using a space portal?

In the movie Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos was able to travel from planet to planet very quickly using space portals that were created with the Space Stone. I am referring to the Captain Marvel in ...
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What is the fate of the Asgardians at the start of Avengers: Infinity War?

Thor: Ragnarok ends with the remaining people of Asgard aboard a refugee ship that meets Thanos' ship. Avengers: Infinity War opens with This begs the question, what happened to these characters: ...