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 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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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 true to the comics is Mysterio's portrayal in “Spider-Man: Far From Home”?

I have a lot of nostalgia around Mysterio based on old Spider-Man games that I used to play, and have always had the impression of him as one of Spider-Man's oldest and most challenging enemies, but I ...
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Why didn't Nick Fury call Captain Marvel instead of Spider-Man?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Peter Parker asks Nick Fury why he approached him of all heroes to help deal with the threat of the Elementals against Earth's very existence: Peter: Sir, come on, there'...
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How come Captain America is still alive?

In Avengers: Endgame Captain America is fighting Thanos, he's almost dead, his suit is tattered, his shield is almost broken, and at the end he's still alive! Iron Man only wields the Stones but Why ...
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What is the name of the event that reversed the effects of Thanos' Snap?

What do you call it when everyone I remember is was called something like "Bliss". This event was seen in action in Spider-Man: Far From Home.
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Who actually is Black Widow's pair?

I was going through a lot of Marvel questions, and I read that Hawkeye and Black Widow were a couple but then another person says Captain America and Black Widow were a couple. And I always thought ...
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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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How could Thanos survive this attack?

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, Thor delivered a mortal chest wound to Thanos with Stormbreaker. Thanos survived long enough to 'make the Snap', ending half of all life in the universe before he ...
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What was the first officially confirmed Easter Egg to occur in an MCU movie?

What was the first Easter Egg to appear in a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie? Looking for answers that are confirmed by the writers/directors/etc. to be Easter Eggs.
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Are the Infinity Gauntlets from Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War the same?

Following the answer to the question: Has Marvel commented on the extra Infinity Gauntlet?, Feige confirmed that: "There are two different gloves. That was not Odin’s vault that you see at the end."...
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Why wasn't Captain America eating in the end of The Avengers?

In the Shawarma scene, everyone is seen eating except Captain America. Why isn't he eating?
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How did Thanos destroy the Infinity Stones?

In Avengers: Endgame, we can see Thanos claiming to have destroyed the Stones: NATASHA ROMANONFF: Where are the Stones? THANOS: Gone. Reduced to atoms. BRUCE BANNER: You used them two days ago! ...
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How does time work in “Avengers: Endgame”?

We know thanks to the Ancient One's explanation in Avengers: Endgame that when an Infinity Stone is removed from its own timeline and goes to the past or future, that an alternate reality is created. ...
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Can the Infinity Stones be destroyed?

The way the lore goes; the 6 Infinity Stones were created when the universe itself was created and represent all aspects of life. The Space Stone, Reality Stone, Power Stone, Mind Stone, Time Stone ...
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How could Corvus Glaive so easily defeat Vision?

Vision is a super-advanced AI partially made of Vibranium and is powered by an Infinity Stone (Mind Stone). The Mind Stone was originally portrayed as a containment vessel and a power source for the ...
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Who were the people working for Enoch in S5E1? [duplicate]

At the beginning of season 5 in Agents of SHIELD, Coulson's team is (mostly) abducted from Rae's Diner by Enoch and a crew of men. These men all seem to be human. One of them even says: My wife ...
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Why did the smugglers assume that the video was provided by Frank Castle?

In Punisher, S1E2, after Carson Wolf "overwhelms" Frank Castle in his mansion, he states We thought you were the one that sent him the tape. With him being David Liebermann / Micro. I've wondered ...
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How did Marvel train the cat Goose to cough up the Tesseract?

In the ending credits of Captain Marvel Goose is hacking up what appears to be a hairball. How did the animal handlers make the cat convulse and hack the way she did? Was this all CGI? (See high ...
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Why was Luis' van stored under Scott's name at the storage facility?

In the post five-year future of Avengers: Endgame, we see Luis' van at a self-storage facility behind a metallic fence with a label named "LANG": Avengers: Endgame (2019): click the image to enlarge ...
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What is the largest object a Flerken can swallow?

Flerkens have pocket universes inside their bodies, but to get there I assume the object has to get through the Flerken's throat. I assume that has some limitations, like a Flerken couldn't swallow a ...
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Where is Goose from?

Where is Goose, the Flerken with the bag-of-holding gullet originally from? She is originally named Chewie in the comics.
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Why didn't the orbiting Kree Imperial Cruiser recloak?

After Captain Marvel and friends docked at Mar-Vell’s cloaked orbiting laboratory - a Kree Imperial Cruiser - it didn't recloak. Why not?
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Where did Skrull Phil Coulson get a gun?

The skrulls can shape-shift to use parts of their bodies to form solid hand-weapons (as extensions), but how did the Skrull impersonating Coulson get a human gun - which he allegedly could use and can ...
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How does Tony power his Mark III suit when he's not got an arc reactor for it?

In Iron Man Obadiah steals Tony's arc reactor which leaves him with the Mark 1 chestpiece (which he puts in his body so he can survive). If he only has one arc reactor, and he's using it in his body, ...
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Did Tony base J.A.R.V.I.S. off of the real Avengers butler?

J.A.R.V.I.S., the advanced A.I. which formed the basis for Vision's personality, has been prominent in the MCU from the start. In the first Iron Man film, he's shown as a program that basically ...
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How did Thanos have his sword after being hit by Mjolnir?

In Avengers: Endgame, in the battle between Cap, Thor and Iron Man against Thanos, Thor knocks away Thanos' sword, then Thanos almost kills Thor with Stormbreaker, then and when it switches back to ...
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Was Xandar aware that Thanos was responsible for the extermination at Zen-Whoberi?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, the records at the Kyln showed that Gamora was the sole survivor of her home-world, Zen-Whoberi. Gamora's mugshot (Guardians of the Galaxy) In Avengers: Infinity War ...
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How does Mantis differ between the movies and comics?

I've just watched a YouTube video that makes the following claims (not going to link because it's not really relevant and probably subjective): There was controversy regarding how the character of ...
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Why does Captain Marvel in the MCU not have her sash?

Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers) as quite a famous look which sports a sash. For example, we see this in Captain Marvel Vol. 8 Issue 6 where her look is the basis for her look in the MCU. Click image ...
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Is Hela stronger than the Infinity Gauntlet and Thanos?

Is Odin's daughter Hela stronger than the Infinity Gauntlet and Thanos? Is that why she flicked it over as if it was worthless or did she do it because she knew it was a fake?
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For all Infinity Stones to be used, did it have to be a snap? Or was that Thanos' choice? [duplicate]

We all know Thanos specifically chose to snap to use all the Infinity Stones to wipe out half the universe. Even everyone else who gets an Infinity Gauntlet seems to have to snap in order to use all ...
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Why didn't J.A.R.V.I.S. detect Tony in Endgame?

When Cap, Ant-Man and Tony returned to why didn't J.A.R.V.I.S. detect a second Arc Reactor, or Tony's suit?
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Is there an inconsistency about Natasha Romanoff's middle name in the MCU?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when Natasha and Captain America meet what's left of Arnim Zola in the bunker at Camp Lehigh, he addresses Natasha as: Dr. Arnim Zola: Rogers, Steven. Born, ...
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Why didn't Thor use the All powerful spear instead of Stormbreaker?

We know that Thor went all the way up to Nidavellir to get the Stormbreaker. But why on the earth did he not use Odin's spear? I mean, he could've scourged it from the debris of his spaceship and used ...
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What happened to the scratches on Cap's shield?

Captain Ameria's shield got scratched by Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War. These were not scratches in the paint rather deep gauges made by Black Panther's vibranium claws. This being the ...
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How uniform were the effects of the Snap?

I know basically nothing about the MCU except what I've gleaned from looking around here. But this answer started me thinking. As I understand it, the Snap "vanished" 50% of all people (rather than, ...
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Why did Tony's Arc Reactor do this?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame, I understand that it is emotional from a narrative viewpoint, but what is the in-universe reason the Reactor did that?
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Whereabouts of Odin's spear, Gungnir, after the events of Thor: Ragnarok

In Thor: Ragnarok we see that Loki was on Asgard impersonating Odin since Thor: The Dark World (post credits scene) while he put Odin in a house for the elderly in New York on Earth. Odin did leave ...
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If Stormbreaker is a ‘King’s Weapon’ why didn’t Odin have it?

I am wondering why Odin didn’t have Stormbreaker since it is a ‘King’s Weapon’, or was the magical staff/spear that he carried around in the Thor movies more powerful than Stormbreaker?
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How was Captain America able to hold Stormbreaker in Endgame?

Thor said that the reason the Guardians couldn’t use Stormbreaker, was that they were not gods like him: QUILL: Wait, what kind of weapon are we talking about here? THOR: The Thanos killing kind. ...
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How did Thanos get where he did in Avengers: Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame, At one point in the past, But why doesn't he just end up
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How many names appear on San Francisco's Wall of the Vanished?

In Avengers: Endgame, after Scott Lang returns from the Quantum Realm, he visits the Wall of the Vanished, anxiously trying to established whether his daughter Cassie was spared -- only to discover ...
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Is there an MCU czar or architect for VFX and stunts?

It is well-known that Kevin Feige serves as the mastermind of the MCU, being largely given credit for the immense success of the MCU. He has wide-ranging responsible for the cohesion of all the ...
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How were the names on the memorial stones in Avengers: Endgame chosen, out-of-universe?

In Avengers: Endgame, when There he finds several stones engraved with the names of thousands of people. The in-universe reason is quite straightforward. These were the names of Is there an out-of-...
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How many people can lift Thor's hammer?

How many people have the power to wield Mjolnir? I know of 5: Is there anybody else who has picked up Thor's hammer?
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Is The Punisher's villain John Pilgrim based on an actual Marvel character?

In Season 2 of Netflix's The Punisher, we see a mercenary/assassin named John (also called The Pilgrim) who is hired by the Schultz. I couldn't find anyone by that name. So is this character based on ...
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Why was Rhodes following Barton?

At the beginning of Avengers: Endgame, we learn that Hawkeye Colonel Rhodes told Black Widow that he was chasing him. What was his intentions? We also see him at the end at A few meters behind ...
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Why does “Daredevil” use the 48-star US flag?

In Marvel's Daredevil there have been scenes where a 48-star US flag is shown (instead of the 50-star flag which in the real world has been in use since the late 1950s). Here's an example from season ...
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From the recent Spider-Man films which characters are owned by Sony?

With the news that Sony and Disney have failed to reach an agreement about the next set of movies I wondered what this means for the ancillary Spider-Man characters that have become a part of the ...

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