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 was Thor eating in “Avengers: Endgame”?

We see Thor laid back in the beginning of Avengers: Endgame. He seems to be chewing something. Any clues as to what it was?
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What did The Other mean when it told Thanos “[the Tesseract] is located on a human world” - “a” human world, not “the” human world?

In a previous question, I asked about why many extra-terrestrials in the MCU seemed familiar with humans, even though Earth hadn't yet had a space faring civilization, and wondered about the origin of ...
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Why couldn't Doctor Strange stop Thanos on Titan? [duplicate]

After re-watching the Tony vs Thanos scene again, a thought came to mind and made me wonder. At no point did Doctor Strange ever pause time and simply deal with Thanos and proceed further. This would ...
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What would have happened if Thor went for the head? [closed]

Doctor Strange said that he saw 14,000,605 outcomes. It is safe to assume that he saw Thor going for the head. What would be the alternative outcome if he did aim Stormbreaker at Thanos' head?
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How did Loki regain the Scepter on the helicarrier?

How does Loki regain the Scepter on the helicarrier? It was in the lab and then he had it to kill Agent Coulson just as he was freed?
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What made Loki think he is the rightful heir?

Here's one of the first dialogues between Odin and Loki in Thor: The Dark World: Odin: All this because Loki desires a throne. Loki: It is my birthright. Loki's mention of birthright made no sense; ...
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Why did Hawkeye get the Soul Stone?

Soul Stone demanded a sacrifice. Hawkeye might have truly loved Black Widow, but he didn't sacrifice her. Black Widow actually Hawkeye clearly fails the eligibility criteria. Why did Hawkeye get the ...
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How did Carl Creel get his powers in Agents of Shield?

In the series is Carl Reel an Inhuman? Is his origin explained? In the comics the powers comes from Loki, but there is no mention of that in the TV series.
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Why didn't future Nebula receive the same kind of sync up/feedback to alert her to past Nebula's awareness?

In Avengers: Endgame, the way that Thanos was made aware of the Avengers' plans was because the Nebula from the past who was serving him somehow "synced up" with the future version of herself who was ...
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If lack of resources was the true motivation for MCU Thanos' mission, why didn't he just use the Infinity Gauntlet to make more? [duplicate]

Going completely off​ the Marvel Cinematic Universe Thanos motivation here, which is different, canonically, from that of comic book Thanos; the latter sought out the death of multiple trillions of ...
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Did Thanos use the full power of the Power Stone to punch Captain Marvel in “Avengers: Endgame”?

In Avengers: Endgame, in one of the final scenes, Captain Marvel overpowers Thanos in a hand-to-hand combat. Thanos had to pull the Power Stone out of the Gauntlet, and then punch her with the raw ...
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Could Doctor Strange bring this character back to life using the Time Stone?

I would like to know if it's possible that Doctor Strange could bring the decapitated Thanos on the planet Titan 2 back to life by reversing time with the Time Stone. Consider that in the movie ...
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How did Doctor Strange and company open so many portals in the end of Endgame?

In the end of Avengers: Endgame, Doctor Strange brought allies through portals to fight Thanos and his army. I can count 15 portals in this image. As all portals opened at the same time and Doctor ...
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“Guardians of the Galaxy” soundtrack and Quill's “Awesome Music Mix”

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) has a distinctive style in part because of the soundtrack, which in-universe, derives from the "Awesome Music Mix" tape Quill is given by his mother just before Yondu ...
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Why did Yondu abduct Quill and then raise him as his son? [duplicate]

Within MCU canon, what was Yondu's motivation to travel to Earth, only abduct Quill, and then raise him as his son? It seemed to me that Yondu and his crew of Ravagers had more rewarding things to do ...
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What exactly are Iron Man's Repulsor blasts?

In all versions, Tony's various armor is capable of firing off multiple energy attacks, from microwave to light, heat, electrical, sound wave and frequency, plasma bursts and focused laser. His ...
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Why couldn't Pepper put the electromagnet back into Tony's chest?

Why couldn't Pepper put the electromagnet back into Tony's chest? Was it because it was contaminated? Click to view a YouTube video of the scene.
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Why didn't Thor go for the Infinity Gauntlet?

In Avengers: Endgame we see Thor make an attempt at getting the Gauntlet but as Thanos grabs his cape he forsakes it and starts attacking Thanos. Why did he just allow Thanos to tear his cape as in ...
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Why didn't Scott grow tired in Endgame when he was Giant-Man?

Whenever we see Scott grow big into Giant-Man he ends up growing tired and passing out or almost passing out. We see this in Captain America: Civil War, where he doesn't stay big for too long before ...
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What is Valkyrie's real name?

Valkyrie in the MCU is only referred to as Scrapper 142 or Valkyrie. Of course this doesn't appear to be her real name as she was a Valkyrie so it's probably an alias instead. Thor: My God, you're a ...
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Do all characters have a universal translator?

Throughout the Marvel films, and to some extent the comics as well, we see lots of different species of creature all communicating in the same language, English (for the English version of everything) ...
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Why not grow a forest of Groots? [duplicate]

At the end of Guardians of the Galaxy we see Rocket take a twig of Groot and propagate it as a cutting. Why stop at one? Why not grow an entire forest of Groots?
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Is Hela, in fact, the rightful heir to Odin's throne?

In the movie Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Hela says: "I am Hela, Odin's firstborn... the rightful heir to the throne." Is she, in fact, correct? Is she the rightful heir? I recall lots of people ...
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Why couldn't Hela defeat Surtur?

In the end of Thor: Ragnarok, Hela failed to stop Ragnarok and presumably died in the battle with Surtur. But, why did this happen given she was so powerful (she destroyed Mjolnir by her hand and ...
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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 existence. It's ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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 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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What is Talos' signal to Carol at the end of “Captain Marvel”?

At the end of Captain Marvel (2019), Carol left C-53 and greets Mar-Vell's Laboratory with the Skrulls aboard: What is Talos' signal to Carol?
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Where does Thor get his hammer when he's not using it?

Does anyone know where Thor gets his hammer when he's not using it? The sky? A storage place in Asgard?
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What happened to the Collector in Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War we see Thanos using the Reality Stone to manipulate the scene in the Collector's establishment on Knowhere. While Gamora's initial impression was that The Collector was held ...

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