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In the MCU if you lift Mjolnir do you get Thor level strength? [duplicate]

In Thor (2011) Odin says Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor. Then in Avengers: Endgame Captain America lifts the hammer. And we see him he can call it back ...
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Do average Asgardians have superhuman strength in MCU? [duplicate]

According to Odin Borson an average Asgardian male can lift 30 tons Now I assume this is for the comics. In the first Thor movie, we see Thor taking down several humans, and lastly having a small ...
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Why does cartoon vs live-action Loki look so different?

In Marvel's What If... series Episode 7 we see Thor who pretty much looks like his live action version, whereas Loki very much does not. Rather this Loki looks like other Frost Giants from Thor (2011) ...
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Why did Odin cast Mjolnir to Earth?

In the first Thor movie, Odin banishes Thor to Earth because he is "unworthy." He then curses Mjolnir, Thor's weapon, to only be able to be wielded by someone he deems as worthy. Having ...
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Why did Loki lie to Thor that Odin was dead?

In the first Thor film (2011), Loki visits Thor in his exile in Earth and tells him that their father died, that "the burden of the throne" has fallen to him, and that their mother has ...
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How did Loki touch Mjolnir in Thor (2011)?

In Thor (2011), after Thor is captured by SHIELD and Loki pays him a visit, Loki tries to lift Mjolnir (and fails). However, it is clear Loki is not actually there. He appears out of nowhere and ...
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Why didn't Loki fall into the Asgardian sea instead of falling into space (abyss) after the destruction of the Rainbow bridge? [duplicate]

In Thor (2011) after Thor shattered the Rainbow Bridge with Mjolnir both him and Loki were going to fall into space (abyss) before Odin arrived for their help. But in the movie we can see water (...
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Why are there so many Dutch tilts in Thor?

I just rewatched the first film in the Thor franchise, and story-wise/performance-wise, it mostly holds up. However, I was also stricken by the sheer number of Dutch tilts in the film. Every scene ...
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Who is the scientist referenced in Thor that had all his stuff taken by SHIELD?

I’m rewatching Thor, and I wondered if any reference is made in Ant-Man or another movie to the scientist that had all his stuff taken by SHIELD? This comment happens right after all Jane’s equipment ...
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Where does a worthy person get Thor's power from? [duplicate]

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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Does Thor's hammer give power or channel it?

In Thor (2011), Odin said that whoever could lift Mjölnir can gain the power of Thor, by which I assume that he means the power over thunder. Yet in Thor: Ragnarok he goes on about how the hammer ...
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Whatever happened to the horses in Thor?

In the first Thor movie we see Odin on Sleipnir. Loki, Thor, Lady Sif and the warriors three riding horses. He even went so far as to ask the cashier at the pet store for a horse (comic relief). But ...
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Did Loki actually let the Jotuns into Asgard?

This is something I have been wondering about for some time. If you take the conversation Loki has with Laufey at face value, then yes, Loki did let the Jotuns into Asgard. But who's to say that Loki ...
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What was S.H.I.E.L.D's role in Bruce Banner's Origin story in the MCU?

In Thor when S.H.I.E.L.D "appropriates" Jane's stuff, when she asks who they are Erik says I knew this scientist, a pioneer in gamma radiation. S.H.I.E.L.D showed up, and that's the last I heard ...
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Does the MCU version of Mjolnir carry the "Whosoever holds this hammer..." inscription?

Related to this question: If Mjolnir was made for Thor, why is Hela seen using it in Thor: Ragnarok before it was even given to him? Is there any evidence that the MCU version of the hammer bears the ...
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Was Mjolnir ever used for building something?

In the movie Thor (2011), while he was about to crown Thor as the next king of Asgard, Allfather Odin describes the mighty hammer Mjolnir as the following: So long entrusted with this mighty ...
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Why was Thor worthy to lift Mjolnir?

Especially in the beginning of the first movie, Thor is brash and often petulant. He seeks the glory of king-hood without understanding or accepting the self-sacrifice and responsibility that such a ...
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Why does Thor speak English? [duplicate]

In universe Thor and The Asgardians are the basis of Norse mythology. So when we meet Thor and co why do they speak English, rather than a Norse/Nordic language? This answer's ideally aimed at an in ...
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Is it possible for Thor to die? [duplicate]

In 'Thor' he seems to have died, Then , due to some sort of Asgardian force he is brought back to life and regains his powers. So the Question is, Can Thor be ...
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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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How would the Jotuns have made war on Asgard?

In the first Thor movie, after Thor's shenanigans on Jotunheim, Laufey presents Odin with a declaration of war, and then Odin takes everyone back home to Asgard through the Bifrost. ...and then what? ...
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Prior to the spell cast on Mjolnir, did Thor control lightning on his own?

In the film Thor, Odin casts a spell on Mjolnir and strips Thor of his power. He then banishes Thor to Midgard (Earth). On Earth, Thor is seemingly just a strong and durable human. Later in the ...
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How much are humans and Asgardians alike?

When watching Thor, it is evident that Asgardians aren't the same as humans, yet they must share some characteristics - the taser knocks Thor out, and when in the hospital, he is injected with ...
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Why did Thor & company need to go to so-called "Bifrost Site"?

After Thor destroyed the Destroyer in the Thor movie, Thor and the company moved to the so-called "Bifrost Site" (where Bifrost was opened previously in the movie). Why couldn't Bifrost be opened in ...
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How tall is Heimdall in the movie 'Thor'?

The actor who plays Heimdall, Idris Elba, stands 6'3" and Tom Hiddleston, the actor who plays Loki, is 6'2". Though these actors are very close to the same height, when Loki approaches Heimdall on ...
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Why are the Frost Giants in 'Thor' so short?

The Giants of Jotunheim are enormous superhuman beings, most of whom dwell in the other dimensional realm of Jotunheim, one of the Nine Worlds of Asgardian cosmology. They are the traditional enemies ...
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How was Loki able to visit Earth without using the Bifrost?

During Thor's interrogation, Agent Coulson exits the room and Loki enters and informs him that his father Odin had passed away and that he cannot undo his banishment. Not only does he communicate with ...
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Who was the colleague that Erik was going to contact for help?

After S.H.I.E.L.D confiscates Jane's work in Thor, the researchers discuss what they'll do next. Erik mentions two colleagues. The first is reasonably implied to be Bruce Banner, but who is the ...
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Loki's great illusions

As seen in the recent Thor movie (and even the previous ones) we can say that Loki is a master at illusions. He seems to fool everyone around him. My question: Is there anyone who can see pass Loki's ...
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What is the time difference between Thor and The Avengers?

I am asking myself if there is a time difference between the events in Thor and The Avengers? Is Loki presumed dead a long time?
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What are these other relics in the movie Thor?

We see a few artifacts in the movie Thor which are not identified. Any idea what these artifacts are?
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How does Loki survive his fall at the end of Thor?

In one of the concluding scenes of the movie Thor, it's shown that Loki deliberately let go of the Scepter, and falls deep into the vast intergalactic sea sort of thing. How does he survive and return ...
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How was Loki not crushed by Mjolnir?

In the Thor movie, Thor puts Mjolnir on top of Loki at the end of the movie to stop him from moving. Why did this not crush Loki? And if it did not crush him, why could he not just roll out from ...
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In the movie Thor, why are there several scenes where they ride horses?

In the scene where Thor leads the party to Jötunheim they travel across the rainbow bridge on horseback. At the end of the movie when Loki is using the Bifrost to destroy Jötunheim, Thor uses Mjölnir ...
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Why couldn't Bifröst Bridge be constructed again?

In the Thor movie, when Thor started to destroy Bifröst Bridge, Loki said Thor not to do this because he (Thor) would never be able to meet with her (Jane) again. And, when Bifröst bridge was finally ...
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Do any other Frost Giants have the power of illusion?

For those who've not seen the recent Thor movie, and don't wish to be horribly spoiled, look away now. I'm about to reveal a real doozy. Look away now! It seems odd that he is the only one.
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Do the Jotuns have a Bifrost of their own?

In the 2011 Thor movie, how did the Jotuns land up on Earth to begin their invasion? Did they use magic, the magic of which Loki speaks at the end of the movie? If it is so, why did they not use it ...
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Why did Loki choose to antagonize Heimdall?

Loki could manage to bring in multiple Jotuns into Asgard with magic. Then after he stole the throne, why did he simply not continue with these methods, and choose to force himself upon the Bifrost ...
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What was the thing revealed at the end of the Thor movie?

At the end of the Thor movie, after the credits there is a scene that shows Nick Fury and the professor from the movie discussing something in an underground base. It is shown that What is this thing ...
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Why didn't the Bifrost Bridge connect to Scandinavia?

In the Thor film, the Bifrost Bridge connects the nine realms. The bridge connects to Earth in New Mexico. Shouldn't it connect to somewhere in Scandinavia? The people in that region are the ones ...
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Why would the Bifröst Bridge in Thor be able to destroy other worlds?

I was under the impression that the Bifröst Bridge is just a bridge (wormhole) between the 9 worlds, and yet in the movie it can be used as a weapon.
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