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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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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)? [on hold]

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 was New Asgard established at this place?

In Avengers: Endgame it is shown that New Asgard is established in Tonsberg, Norway. What is the reason that they chose this specific place for building their land to live? Does this place have any ...
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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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How can Spider-Man replace Iron Man without money and brain? [on hold]

Trailers of Spider-Man: Far From Home talk about Peter replacing Iron Man. After the Happy and Nick Fury both want Peter to replace Iron Man. What exactly MCU thinks of Iron Man that a broke high ...
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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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Who is this character in “Avengers: Endgame”?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame when all the super heroes are fighting Thanos and this army, there is a brief exchange between Thanos and some woman that (paraphrasing from memory) goes something like:...
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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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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: ...
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Why wasn't Odinforce Thor strong enough to beat Thanos in Endgame straight up?

I mean, was the pizza and video games that bad for his overall powers? Or was Thanos really that much stronger? Captain Marvel and Scarlet Witch both overpower Thanos during their little 1 on 1s. Why ...
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Did Iron Man kill American soldiers?

In the famous "tank missile" scene in Iron Man, the titular character is fired upon by an armored vehicle while engaging in vigilantism in the Middle East. In response, he fires a missile that ...
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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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What made the Ancient One do this in Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame Banner travels to Initially he seems like he will be unsuccessful until Why did this happen, what made her change her mind?
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Is there an “Arrested Development” reference in “Endgame”?

In Infinity War, you see a corpse that looks like Tobias Fünke when he blue himself, and in Civil War, the Bluth staircar was in the background of the airport. Both of those movies were directed by ...
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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 Infinity War. Then when we watch Avengers: Endgame, we see him donning Mark 85 armor. So where are the rest of his armor ...
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What is the name of Peggy's husband in Captain America: The Winter Soldier? [duplicate]

I'm having a hard time hearing the name of Peggy's husband she names. I'm not the greatest at spelling but it sounds like his name is something like: Emanhu Winter? Here's the scene if anyone can ...
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Is the Super-Soldier serum in Incredible Hulk the same as the one in Captain America: The First Avenger?

In Captain America: The First Avenger, Dr. Erskine creates the formula and uses it successfully on two people. In The Incredible Hulk, General Ross dusts off the old Super Soldier serum, except the ...
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Where does a worthy person get Thor's power from?

We learned in Thor: Ragnarok that Mjolnir is only a focus for Thor's power, not the source. If so, when a worthy​ being lifts Mjolnir and gains "the power of Thor", where are they getting the power ...
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Is there a specific order to the Infinity Stones?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Each object seems to go into the next notch with no rhyme or reason. Is there an order to the acquisition or is it a matter of which one(s) become available?
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Where was Thanos at the end of Age of Ultron?

In the post credits scene for Avengers: Age of Ultron we see Thanos putting the Infinity Gauntlet on saying he will do things himself. In Avengers: Infinity War we ...
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Why is a Flerken so dangerous?

I watched Captain Marvel. I remember Talos calling the cat a Flerken. But I also remember some report on the animal as being very dangerous. Why is a cat with tentacles in it's mouth so dangerous?
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Was Pepper ever healed from the Extremis given to her in Iron Man 3?

Pepper was given the drugs, or whatever it was to make her heal, and heat up. Did that ever get removed from her system, or is she still like that? We see no examples of it after that movie, but I don'...
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What happened to Goose in “Captain Marvel”?

In Captain Marvel, Agent Fury fell in love with an adorable cat called Goose. It is clear that this is long before The Avengers, but Goose does not appear in any of the shows after that. What happened ...
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Did Milano or Benatar approve or comment on their namesake MCU ships?

Peter Quill has named two M-ships after his childhood crushes: the Milano and the Benatar, named after 1980s actor Alyssa Milano and singer Pat Benatar. Were Milano and/or Benatar consulted? ...
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Does this exchange in Captain Marvel allude to any comic events?

In the 2019 MCU film, Captain Marvel, the following exchange happens between Monica Rambeau and Fury: Monica: Maybe I can fly up and meet you halfway. Fury: Only if you learn to glow, like your ...
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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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Did Hulk create the Fountain of Youth?

In Avengers: Endgame, Hulk tried to make Ant-Man But instead, he As Ant-Man seemed to recognize Hulk and the team, we can assume he kept his memory. So it seems that Hulk created a way to become ...
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Why didn't anyone place Mjolnir on top of Thanos in Endgame?

When Thor, Captain America, and Iron Man were fighting Thanos, it seems like one of the simplest ways to defeat him would have been to pin him with Mjolnir and then kill him with Stormbreaker. Of ...
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How did this character in Captain Marvel do this?

When Captain Marvel has acquired her full powers, we see her able to do many things. Fly, shoot energy out of her wrists and more. She even flies into outer space...but doesn't she need to breathe? ...
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Did Stan Lee finish his cameo shooting for the upcoming Avengers 4 movie?

Now that Stan Lee is dead, I am wondering if I'll be able to see his legendary cameo in the upcoming Avengers 4 movie. Did he finish shooting for it?
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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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What is the motivation for this character to hide Spider-Man's true identity in Spider-Man: Homecoming?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, discovers the true identity of Spider-Man. (Psst.. it's After things do not go well for him and he gets arrested because of Spider-Man, he doesn't reveal the true identity ...
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How was Danvers able to confirm Fury was human?

When they're at the bar, Danvers starts asking Fury questions about his past, to make sure he's a human and not a Skrull posing as a human. Fury replies back with a series of information about his ...
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How did Shocker get to the school so quickly?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Toomes realizes that Peter is Spider-Man in the car on the way to school for the dance. He did not pass on this information at least until Peter left the car. Peter then ...
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Why wasn't The Ancient One fighting with her full might?

In Avengers: Endgame, we learned that The Ancient One secretly fought But, she didn't fight with her full might. She could have simply opened a big portal below the Tesseract's portal to send the ...
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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 ...