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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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 much does the Iron Man Mk 1 suit weigh?

I’m talking about the Iron Man Mk 1 suit from the first movie, the one he uses to escape the cave.
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Does Morris Bench a.k.a Hydro-Man exist in the MCU?

In Spider-Man Far From Home, when Beck faces off the Water-based Elemental, on the news, [A handful of students are watching a television news report about Mysterio.] Unidentified student: It’...
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Couldn't Tony Stark cure his palladium poisoning by taking the ARC reactor out of his chest?

In Iron Man II Tony Stark is being slowly poisoned by the palladium in the ARC reactor in his chest. But the only thing that needs to be in his chest is the electromagnet that stops the shrapnel from ...
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What is Quentin Beck's real name?

Part way through Spider-Man: Far From Home we get the reveal that... However, of note is that Quentin Beck is also a fake name as we learn when he thanks Guterman after getting Tony's glasses: ...
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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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Did the Avengers talk about the arc reactor in Tony's chest in the first movie? [closed]

The Avengers aren't that concerned about the arc reactor in Tony's chest even though they should be, did Tony tell them?
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Is Tony Stark inconvenienced by the Arc Reactor? [closed]

Has there ever been an instance when Tony Stark expressed to experience some inconvenience due to the arc reactor? Be it that it is painful, having a tube in his chest or that he has to take medicine ...
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How can Scarlet Witch hold off Thanos?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Scarlet Witch is forced to While she is in the process of doing that, Thanos attacks her, wielding a gauntlet with five of the six Infinity Stones. Somehow, she is able to ...
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What is the scientist's name in “Far From Home” that knew about the other Earths?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home Mysterio thanks a scientist for giving him a believable back story, what is this guy's name?
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Why was New Asgard established at this place?

In Avengers: Endgame it is shown that New Asgard is established in Tønsberg, Norway. What is the reason that they chose this particular place for building their land to live? Does this place have any ...
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Why did Thanos do this?

In the beginning of Avengers: Endgame, But, why did he do that? Thanos had wiped out half of the universe's population, but given the population of living beings can grow exponentially, why did he ...
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Avengers: Endgame timeline and causality [duplicate]

In Avengers: Endgame, Does this imply that
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Could Cap have gotten​ Thor's armour too?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Cap managed to wield Mjölnir and manipulate lightning, did that mean that Cap could have theoretically used the armour that Thor himself summons when using his hammer? As ...
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Did Hulk and Valkyrie have sexual relationship on Sakaar?

I had an argument with a friend last night about relationship status between Hulk and Valkyrie. According to him, Valkyrie would give birth to Hulk's son Skaar in Infinity War or further in MCU. ...
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How did Thanos beat Hulk so easily?

Being that Hulk gets stronger when he gets angrier, how was Thanos able to knock Hulk out with such ease and why did Hulk not get more angry and increase his strength when fighting Thanos? From what I ...
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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 does Thanos know how to use the Infinity Stones he only just acquired?

This a question about how he knows how to use each of them and one in particular, the Time Stone. I say the Time Stone, because this is the only Stone we are really given any information on how hard ...
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How could Ronan use the power of the Infinity Stone without having physical contact with it?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Ronan the Accuser possesses the Infinity Stone of Power and smooshes installs it into a large hammer he uses as a weapon. Once it's in the hammer, he doesn't have physical ...
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How relevant are gestural components for Doctor Strange's magic?

In both Doctor Strange and Infinity War, restricting a wizard's movements (using the Crimson Bands of Cyttorak, for example) has been the primary mean to keep them from casting any spells. However, ...
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Tony sent Pepper to get some files off his work computer. Why couldn't he do that himself?

In Iron Man 1, around 1:30:00, Tony sends Pepper into his office to download some files off his work computer. Why couldn't he do that himself? Why couldn't he connect to it remotely over some kind ...
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Who's in the portrait next to Karen Page?

In Daredevil season 3, episode 10, the story initially takes place some time in the past where Karen Page is attending a college (university) party. In one scene you can see her to the right of a ...
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Who was Edmund Cleary Cass?

In Daredevil season 3, episode 11, Karen Page & Matt Murdock have to hide out inside a crypt within a Catholic Church. The plaque on the casket they hide inside says: Edmond Cleary Cass ...
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What is Thanos' double-edged sword made of? [duplicate]

Thanos' double-edged sword is capable of breaking Vibranium. It can fight with Stormbreaker and Mjolnir. What is this made from?
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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 Mr Harrington say American proverb in this scene?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Mr Harrington and his team enters a building: Mr Harrington: The squeaky wheel gets the upgrade grease. Everyone get settled, rest up because tonight, big surprise, ...
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Is there any significance to the patterns of Bifrost Landing sites?

When Thor arrives on Earth via the Bifrost, a pattern is left (burned?) onto the ground. The pattern is fairly intricate, and does not appear to be random. However, the pattern seems to change from ...
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Why did Nick Fury want Spider Man to become suspicious?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Nick Fury wants Spider-Man to fight to which Spider-Man disagrees: Spider Man: If I'm seen in Europe after the Washington Monument, my class will figure out who I am,...
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Are Black Widow and Hawkeye an “item”?

I believe it is hinted at in the first Avengers movie that Hawkeye and Black Widow are going to have (or currently have) a thing but in the new Captain America movie, Black Widow and Captain America ...
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Is the MCU origin for the "Avengers” name consistent with the comics?

At the end of Captain Marvel, it's suggested that Nick Fury conceived the name for his new crack squad of superheroes from the nickname on the side of Carol Danvers' plane from her US Air Force days: ...
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Why did Rocket say, “Not it”?

In Avengers: Endgame (2019), the following dialogue occurs between Black Widow & Nebula: Black Widow: What is Vormir? Nebula: A dominion of death...at the very center of celestial ...
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Captain Marvel faster-than-light movement and MCU Avengers: Endgame story timelines

Seems that she is able to choose at which point in space time she want's to appear, as she demonstrated by bringing Iron Man from 1000 light years away to Earth in a snap. Is there anything in canon ...
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Why wasn't Loki injured in the opening scene of Infinity War?

During the opening scene of Avengers: Infinity War we see Loki completely uninjured as if he wasn't present on the ship of which we know that he was. Why wasn't he injured like Heimdall, Thor, and the ...
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How did the Ancient One get her scars?

In the first trailer for Doctor Strange, I noticed that the Ancient One has many scars on her head. This never seems to be addressed in the movie. Is there a comic or something that explains this?
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Does the Hulk's size increase as he gets angrier, or does he only increase in strength?

The answer to this question suggests that it seems that the Hulk gets bigger as he gets angrier, but the answerer wasn't sure about this. Is there a definitive answer? As the Hulk gets more and more ...
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What is Tony talking about here?

In Avengers: Endgame, speaking of their loss in the previous film, Tony says: I said we'd lose. You said, 'We'll do that together too'. Guess what, Cap? We lost, and you weren't there. But that's ...
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What's the meaning of “411 on the late-night drop box”?

Nick Fury walks up behind Captain Marvel: Nick Fury: Uh, I'd like to ask you some questions. Maybe give you the 411 on the late-night drop box. Could I see some identification, please? What's ...
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In the Marvel universe, do we know how the Norse people discovered Thor, Odin, Asgard, etc

It's probably never really touched at all, but do we know how the Norse people knew so much about the Asgardians? They know the names and exploits of dozens of Asgardians, their births, their ...
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How did Thanos not realise this had happened at the end of Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame right at the end, But whenever it's this huge deal with electricity, etc. So,
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Is Iron Man’s suit really heavy enough to break through his roof?

In Iron Man (the 2008 film), right after Tony has his first test run in the Iron Man Mark-2 suit, he comes back to his Malibu beach house, says "kill power" and as a result he breaks through 2-3 ...
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Did Thanos survive the Titan battle because he is a very powerful being?

Question: Did Thanos survive the Titan battle because he is a very powerful being? Or was it because he had help from the infinity stones? To be more exact, I was just curious as to how Thanos ...
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Which Nebula made it back to the present?

Did older Nebula kill younger Nebula or was it vice versa? Based on this quote of her talking to Thanos after they jump back from their mission into the past, Thank you, Father. They suspected ...
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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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Why is Gamora Thanos's favorite daughter?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Thanos calls Gamora "his favorite daughter" in his meeting with Ronan. He even says this in front of his other adopted daughter, Nebula. This doesn't make any sense for a ...
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Why have most Superhero movies ditched the “Secret Identity”?

When I say "most", I primarily mean the Marvel Avenger series. Out of all of them, even Ant-Man pretty much up and exposed himself, revealing his true identity to anyone he looked at. One of the few ...
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What is the meaning of “wiped my face with a planet”?

In Avengers: Endgame (2019), Tony Stark says about Thanos: Tony Stark: I didn't fight him. No, he wiped my face with a planet... while the Bleecker Street magician gave away the store. What is ...
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How is Iron Man's nanotech suit supposed to work given what we observe in “Endgame”?

In Infinity War, we're introduced to Iron Man's nanotech suit. In particular, it can emerge from his arc reactor chest amulet and it can form his helmet and reconfigure other parts of his suit ...
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Why did Cap say, “About what we were saying”?

Banner says to group of kids, who just clicked photos with him: Banner: Listen to your mom. She knows better. Captain America: About what we were saying. Banner: Right. The whole time ...
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Why did Black Widow say, “Please”?

War Machine: It's definitely Barton. What he's done here...what he's been doing for the last few years. I mean, the scene that he left. I gotta tell you, there's a part of me that doesn't even ...
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What is that Skrull's signal to Carol?

In the end of Captain Marvel (2019), Carol left C-53 and greets Skrull's spaceship: What is that Skrull's signal to Carol ?