Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

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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?
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Why was the Space Stone used to control people and give powers?

In The Avengers, In Captain Marvel, Why was the Space Stone used to do this? Should not these be the functions of the Mind Stone and the Power Stone, respectively?
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Why does Dormammu's portal open when the New York sanctum hasn't fallen?

In Doctor Strange, the zealots need to destroy the three sanctums protecting Earth in order for Dormammu to consume it. The London one falls, Doctor Strange prevents the New York one from being ...
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Is Thanos more powerful in Endgame than he was in Infinity War?

In Endgame, the Thanos who comes from past to present seems more powerful. He's able to tackle Iron Man (with a more advanced suit), Captain America, and Thor (with Mjonir and Stormbreaker) very ...
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How does the plan in the final battle solve the problem of Thanos?

With reference to this question the most upvoted answer says that in Avengers: Endgame the plan was to return the But how does this solve the problem when Thanos will continue to exist and still ...
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Why didn't this event happen to Iron Man in the final scene of “Endgame”? [duplicate]

At the end of Avengers: Endgame, we see that Iron Man However in Infinity War, when Thanos acquires all the Infinity Stones it resonates through his body, and earlier on in Endgame Why didn't this ...
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Why doesn't Iron Man's action affect this person in Endgame?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame Iron Man As Tony does not know How can she survive this as she was coming with Thanos and was considered as a bad girl in the beginning of the battle?
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What is the casualty count from the final battle in Avengers: Endgame?

During the final battle in Avengers: Endgame, apart from the obvious death of were there any other known protagonist casualties such as Asgardians, Sorcerers, Wakandans etc.
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What's the meaning of the raised finger in “Avengers: Endgame”? [duplicate]

Prior to Iron Man's he sees Strange raise his index finger. I presume this is some kind of message, but I didn't understand the meaning. It seems Stark immediately knows what to do - i.e.
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Have any Marvel heroes been drawn differently to match their MCU equivalents? [duplicate]

Have any of the Marvel comic artists talked about the influence the actors playing the characters they draw has had on their depiction of these characters? For example, has Robert Downey-Junior ...
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Do comics in the MCU involve the known heroes? [duplicate]

In Logan it is established that comics exist related to the well-known X-Men. LOGAN: We have ourselves an X-men fan. You do know they are all bullshit right? Maybe a quarter bit happened, and not ...
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Why didn't the Avengers use this object earlier?

In Avengers: Endgame, why did they not Hawkeye had it, Spider-Man had it, Black Panther had it, and Captain Marvel had it. Any one of them could have used the it to end the battle much as Tony did. ...
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What beast/creature is this from “Avengers: Endgame”?

During the final battle in Avengers: Endgame, Additionally, there were some kind of What creature is this? Does it have a specific name (like the ones given to the Chitauri, Outriders etc.)?
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Is there ever any indication in the MCU as to how Spider-Man got his powers?

Is there ever anything in MCU that hints at how Spider-Man got his powers? I know that he first appeared in Captain America: Civil War, and he already had his powers. I was wondering if there is ever ...
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How can Thor be worthy?

When I read this question the answer seemed to be simple to me. Thor's life in the past years was definitely not acting exemplary or worthy of a king. Not only does he throw away his life, but he also ...
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Was this character’s old age look CGI or make-up?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame we saw an old The old version seemed very realistic. Was this done with CGI or make-up?
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Why was Thor doubtful about his worthiness to Mjolnir?

In Avengers: Endgame when Thor and Rocket, At the end, just before leaving, Is there a reason why Thor doubted his worthiness to Mjolnir?
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Has any previous work featured the same time-travel mechanics as Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame the writers (and characters) make a pretty big deal describing how Are the mechanics in fact novel (the first example in fiction)? For the purpose of this question, this means: ...
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Why doesn't this happen to Hulk or Iron Man in Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame Bruce and Iron Man yet they don't visit the Why is that so?
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How old is Captain America at the end of “Avengers: Endgame”?

We know that Captain America was born in 1918. However, his serum slows down his aging process. My question is, how old exactly is Captain America at the end of Avengers: Endgame,
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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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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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Can the post-Endgame Avengers solve all their problems with time travel?

During Endgame, the Avengers find a method of time travel, and use it to During the movie, their ability to time travel this way is strictly limited by However, by the end of the movie With that ...
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Which MCU characters have not been referred to by their superhero name?

There's a clear trend in the MCU, all the way back to the start of the whole thing with the iconic admission: I am Iron Man, to eschew the "secret identity" trope and for characters to more ...
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Why did this character age?

We don't know the exact details, but at the end of Avengers: Endgame we see However, when he Why did that happen? Does he follow a regular process of aging as any other human being? Or did he find a ...
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Why do Thanos's punches not kill Captain America or at least cause some mortal injuries?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos can so we know that his punches are lethally powerful. However at the near end of that movie, when Why doesn't Cap's face become a mess or have any crack in his ...
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How can Sam Wilson fulfill his future role?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame, Sam Wilson is chosen as the I understand WHY he is chosen. Bucky is mentally damaged and can be easily manipulated by Hydra. But Sam is a mere mortal.
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Why do the Avengers care about returning these items in Endgame?

Background It seems that the writers and directors of Avengers: Endgame disagree about the nature of the in the film. At the end of the film, Under the interpretation of the writers, i.e. the ...
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Why did these Avengers travel together?

This other post alludes to my question, but doesn't ask it directly. In Avengers: Endgame, Nebula, War Machine, Hawkeye, and Black Widow all My question is, why did they travel together? Couldn't ...
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Is Surtur now invincible since he has regained the Eternal Flame? [duplicate]

In Thor: Ragnarok, Surtur destroys Asgard after he regains the Eternal Flame. Does this mean that he is now invincible? Would he be able to destroy any place in the Universe without opposition?
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Was “America's ass” actually played by Chris Evans'?

In Avenger's Endgame, Specifically, Given that there is a wide shot of both of them together, was this rear end played by Chris Evans' through compositing? Or was there a body double for this shot?...
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Why is Black Widow so depressed in “Endgame”?

Why is she so sad and depressed? I know half the world is gone, but she said Avengers was their family and her closest friends are still there, who does she miss? Nick Fury, Vision? It's not like she ...
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How did Captain Marvel know where to find these characters?

At the beginning of Avengers: Endgame, But how did she know where to go? Space is huge, they were nowhere near anything of significance, and they were out of contact with everyone. How was she ...
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Can the Yaka Arrow pierce Iron Man's suit?

Is the Yaka Arrow able to penetrate Iron Man's suit in Avengers: Endgame?
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Why was Sam Wilson chosen for this, but not Bucky?

At the end of the Avengers: Endgame movie, to Sam Wilson. Why didn't he choose Bucky for this? Bucky seems more fit for the job as he is a super soldier.
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Why did they wait for Quill to arrive?

In Avengers: Endgame, Nebula and War Machine Why did they wait for
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Could the Infinity Gauntlet be used to make two people fall in love with each other?

I am wondering if there is anything in the Marvel comic book canon or in the MCU that says that the Infinity Gauntlet has the power to make someone fall in love with the person wearing the IG, or that ...
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Where did this shield come from in Endgame?

So, in Avengers: Endgame, but it's Then But So, where did this shield come from? Theories:
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Why did Captain America cheat on his girlfriend?

In the end of Avengers: Endgame, It was surely an emotional moment, but why did he do it especially when he already had a girlfriend named Sharon Carter (ref: Captain America: Civil War). Why ...
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Whose birthyears are canonically established in the MCU?

In Avengers: Endgame, So this establishes that Tony Stark was born in 1970 or 1971. What other major characters in the MCU have their ages/birthyears established canonically? For the purpose of ...
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Is there any precedent for time travel in the MCU?

Is there any time travel in the MCU
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Between Infinity War and Endgame did victims of the snap age? [duplicate]

Half the population is erased and then ultimately resurrected 5 years later. After the 'reverse snap' is the resurrected population now 5 years older or were they restored to the same age they were at ...
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How many fights on Titan did Doctor Strange see out of the 14,000,605, that turned out negatively? [closed]

I was wondering how many of the direct fights against Thanos on Titan turned out negatively out of the 14,000,605 that Doctor Strange saw?
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Why didn't they show us what happened outside the Avengers center? [closed]

How did I mean the process itself. Does the
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Why did Dr. Strange keep looking into the future after the snap?

Doctor Strange seeing the one winning scenario, meant he kept looking into the future for 5 years after the snap where nothing was happening, until a rat presses the button to get Ant-Man out. Where ...
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Does Thanos's ship land in the middle of the battlefield in “Avengers: Endgame”?

In the movie Avengers: Endgame, does Thanos's ship, Sanctuary 2,
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Is there a voice speaking when Tony creates the new element in “Iron Man 2”?

In Iron Man 2, Stark creates a new element. The moment after, when he turns off the beam and the focus is on the triangle, it sounds like a voice is saying something. ...
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Wouldn't reality have been destroyed at the beginning of “Endgame”?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Hulk/Banner met the Ancient One in order to get the Time Stone, she refused, saying that if one Infinity Stone is removed from a time period, it would cause problems. I ...