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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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Can the Yaka Arrow pierce Iron Man's suit?

Is the Yaka Arrow able to penetrate Iron Man's suit in Avengers: Endgame?
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How many Marvel Earths (Universes) are there?

I know that there are at least 3 Marvel Universes: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Earth 19999 Has all of the main ongoing Marvel movies Thor (1, 2) Iron Man (1, 2, 3) The Avengers (1, Age of Ultron) ...
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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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Where did this shield come from in Endgame?

So, in Avengers: Endgame, but it's Then But So, where did this shield come from? Theories:
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Is there now a universe without this person?

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 can Sam Wilson fulfill his future role?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame, Sam Wilson is chosen as the I understand WHY he is chosen. Bucky is mentally damaged and can be easily manipulated by Hydra. But Sam is a mere mortal.
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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 isn't the Avengers base protected with an energy shield?

During the first scene of Age of Ultron we see that von Strucker's HYDRA base is protected by an electromagnetic shield developed on top of a Chitauri technology. The Avengers base seen in Age of ...
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Why did these Avengers travel together?

This other post alludes to my question, but doesn't ask it directly. In Avengers: Endgame, Nebula, War Machine, Hawkeye, and Black Widow all My question is, why did they travel together? Couldn't ...
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Is Surtur now invincible since he has regained the Eternal Flame? [duplicate]

In Thor: Ragnarok, Surtur destroys Asgard after he regains the Eternal Flame. Does this mean that he is now invincible? Would he be able to destroy any place in the Universe without opposition?
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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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Is 3000 a reference to Iron Man in the comics?

In Avengers: Endgame: Is this a reference to a specific character from the comics? Maybe they don't have a perfect comic counterpart, but is a reference to something else in the comics? I should ...
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In Avengers: Infinity War, what did Dr. Strange need to do to ensure the outcome in Endgame?

Dr. Strange explains to Stark in Infinity War as follows: Strange: I went forward in time, to view alternate futures. To see all the possible outcomes of the coming conflict." Stark: How many did ...
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Why did they wait for Quill to arrive?

In Avengers: Endgame, Nebula and War Machine Why did they wait for
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Why was Sam Wilson chosen for this, but not Bucky?

At the end of the Avengers: Endgame movie, to Sam Wilson. Why didn't he choose Bucky for this? Bucky seems more fit for the job as he is a super soldier.
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Could the Infinity Gauntlet be used to make two people fall in love with each other?

I am wondering if there is anything in the Marvel comic book canon or in the MCU that says that the Infinity Gauntlet has the power to make someone fall in love with the person wearing the IG, or that ...
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Why did Captain America cheat on his girlfriend?

In the end of Avengers: Endgame, It was surely an emotional moment, but why did he do it especially when he already had a girlfriend named Sharon Carter (ref: Captain America: Civil War). Why ...
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Whose birthyears are canonically established in the MCU?

In Avengers: Endgame, So this establishes that Tony Stark was born in 1970 or 1971. What other major characters in the MCU have their ages/birthyears established canonically? For the purpose of ...
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Is Captain America a virgin (in the MCU)?

The romantic aspect of Steve Roger's life has been explored in each of the Captain America films. After being unfrozen, I recall Natasha asking him if he's ever kissed anyone since the 40's. In ...
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In “Avengers: Endgame”, what does the name Elmonzo refer to?

In the film, when Tony I do not seem to recall having ever read this anywhere. My question: Is this a reference to something from the comics, or some sort of out-of-universe Easter egg? Do we have ...
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How did Iron Man get this?

In Avengers: Endgame, at the end of the final battle: What I have missed is when did Iron Man take the
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What's the big deal about a faster-than-light drive in Captain Marvel?

In Captain Marvel, we learn that However, we also see that Although the MCU has been intentionally vague about distances in space, this implies that faster-than-light travel is already possible by ...
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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 did Dr. Strange keep looking into the future after the snap?

Doctor Strange seeing the one winning scenario, meant he kept looking into the future for 5 years after the snap where nothing was happening, until a rat presses the button to get Ant-Man out. Where ...
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Was this character in Endgame?

While watching the credits for Avengers: Endgame, I noticed However, I don't remember seeing the latter in the film. The Marvel Cinematic Universe wiki also says that he's in the movie. Did I miss ...
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What was the “glowing package” Pym was expecting?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Captain Rogers and Tony go in 1970 to take the Tesseract and Pym particles, Steve calls Dr. Pym about receiving a package which he tells is glowing. This makes Pym scared ...
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How did Doctor Strange regain use of his hands?

At the beginning of the movie, Stephen Strange loses most of the mobility in his hands, prompting him to seek out treatments and eventually culminating with his finding Kamar-Taj where he becomes a ...
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Why didn't this character die even though they shot this person in Avengers: Endgame?

Rest assured, my question is entirely Endgame spoiler-free unless you hover over the hidden quotes. Probably best not to read on. Background: My inquiry:
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Is Thanos a Mutant among Titans?

The other night just as I was going to bed (10/05/2018 around 12:30 AM), on Free-to-air television in Australia on 7Mate (Channel 63) there was a program called Jabba's Avengers Special where they ...
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How did this survive the snap?

In Avengers: Endgame, Hulk used A release of power of that magnitude So how did this item survive, if it was made of a lesser material?
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Are these two secret projects the same?

In Captain Marvel, we see that before she lost her memories, Carol Danvers was, In The Avengers (2012), Loki invades a secret facility and steals the Tesseract from Fury and group. While he leaves ...
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Did Steve come back on his own in “Avengers: Endgame”, and if so, how?

I don't understand how Steve... But I guess this is because I'm confused about how the time travel works in Endgame. Specifically this one question: Does Hulk (or whoever is operating the machine) ...
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How did Captain America return this object?

How did Captain America return And was its former keeper, freed after someone took the Stone or did he stay around like a store manager waiting in case someone came for a refund?
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Is there a voice speaking when Tony creates the new element in “Iron Man 2”?

In Iron Man 2, Stark creates a new element. The moment after, when he turns off the beam and the focus is on the triangle, it sounds like a voice is saying something. ...
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What is the status of the Infinity Stones post Avengers: Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame, the heroes travel back in time to "borrow" the Infinity Stones from the past to use them in the future. I get that. At the end of the movie, But because the movie has gone ...
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Where did the extra Pym particles come from in Endgame?

Early on in Avengers: Endgame when Ant-Man/Scott Lang is attempting to explain the quantum realm and also how the supply of Pym particles is limited... All this worked, permitting the main mission to ...
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Who was the colleague that Erik was going to contact for help?

After S.H.I.E.L.D confiscates Jane's work in Thor, the researchers discuss what they'll do next. Erik mentions two colleagues. The first is reasonably implied to be Bruce Banner, but who is the ...
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Does The Ancient One's explanation create a paradox?

In Endgame, it seems that the Ancient One's explanation of However, See this drawing below (SPOILERS):
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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 was the Hulk knocked out by Thanos but was not knocked out after being driven through a building by HulkBuster?

Why was the Hulk knocked out so quickly by Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War but was not knocked out after Tony Stark in the HulkBuster drove him straight down through about 30 floors of steel girders ...
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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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How does the Bifrost still work after the destruction of Asgard?

We know that after Thor uses Mjolnir to destroy the Bifrost in Thor, travel to other worlds was rather difficult and required other means, such as Dark Energy mustered by Odin (as stated by Loki in ...
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Why do these characters still seem to be the same age after the events of Endgame?

During the events of Avengers: Endgame, At the end of the movie, we see that Additionally, I was wondering if there was a canon explanation for why all of these characters still seem to be in ...
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Which Marvel TV episodes are related to the MCU movies?

I've kept up to date with the movies from the MCU, but I am grossly out of date with the TV series, of which I think there is only Agent Carter (not as relevant for the movies I think, besides that ...