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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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 can Captain Marvel breathe in space?

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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why did the Sanctuary II focus its attack on Captain Marvel?

In the final battle, Scarlet Witch pinned Thanos upon which he told Corvus Glaive to... "Rain Fire!" ... which seemed to open fire like Gatling guns and nearly injured all parties fighting. ...
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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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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 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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Who is in charge of Wakanda?

In Avengers: Infinity War Who is the ruler of Wakanda after the snap?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How did Chris Hemsworth train for Endgame?

Of course, I'm refering to Now obviously this involved a How did Chris Hemsworth modify his training regimen and diet for this movie compared to his previous appearances?
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Why does snapping your fingers activate the Infinity Gauntlet?

In Avengers: Infinity War, up until Thanos in order to use the Gauntlet he needs to close his fist, as we see in the fight scene on Titan. Doctor Strange: "Don't let him close his fist!" So why ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange give this information to Tony before dying on Titan?

The only reason The Avengers got screwed and had to die was because they At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, why didn't Doctor Strange simply tell Tony to not send Nebula back in time?
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Why didn't Thor bifrost this character into the Sun? [closed]

Thor's Stormbreaker has got the Bifrost capability. Why didn't he simply use this to transport into the Sun when he arrived on Earth in Avengers: Endgame?
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Is the portrayal of Drax in the MCU true to the comics?

I am referring primarily to the comedic aspects of his portrayal: his method of speech, disrespect for and confusion regarding certain species, the moving so slowly he becomes invisible, taking things ...
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How did this affect Thanos and Hulk differently?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Hulk wore all the Infinity Stones he was instantly getting major injury before he even snapped just by putting on the gauntlet. Whereas Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War was ...
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Did the Avengers do the same in the comics?

In Avengers: Endgame, the Avengers Is that what happened in the comics?