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Why isn't Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

My interpretation was a little different than yours. When other characters try to move Mjolnir, it doesn't move at all. When Captain America tries to move it, it moves. I think he probably doesn't ...
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Why isn't Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

I've heard people say they thought it was because when he tried to pick it up, it was for the wrong reason. They were playing a game in the scene, trying to see if anyone could pick it up. People ...
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Why does Mjolnir fall down in Age of Ultron but not in Endgame?

Spider-Man does not grab the hammer in flight. He webs it as it flies by, and it pulls him along. He isn't physically trying to wield it (by grabbing the handle). It can be seen quickly here: ...
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Why did Tony Stark leave his armor to explore the castle in Sokovia?

1. The Avengers were unaware of the second enhanced at the moment: When Tony breached the shield and entered the castle, the Avengers knew only of "the blur". They later found out about Wanda. And ...
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Why did Tony Stark leave his armor to explore the castle in Sokovia?

Stark07's answer here is perfectly correct when at looks at the reasons from Tony's perspective about why he leaves the armour behind, but I think this is worth digging a little deeper into. Tony ...
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How did the Earth get more Vibranium?

Klaw had it because he stole it from Wakanda, the source of Vibranium. In the comics, Vibranium comes from the fictional nation of Wakanda. The name Wakanda has briefly appeared on screen in a few ...
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What is Captain America's worst fear?

Assuming that each vision did, indeed, represent that character's worst fear, we can speculate that Captain America's fear is Here is an explanation of why I think that: This sentiment was echoed by ...
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Why does Ultron hate Tony Stark?

Ultron hates Stark more than he hates humanity in general because Stark thought he could create, develop, and harness artificial intelligence under human control. The use of Jarvis as an intelligent ...
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How did HYDRA get hold of Loki's scepter?

This is explained in the Age of Ultron prelude comic, The Sceptre’d Isle. SHIELD had recovered the sceptre from Stark Tower, and are studying it a la Tesseract. (Indeed, one of their scientists makes ...
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Is there an Angel reference in Age of Ultron?

In the Age of Ultron scene where Thor is freaking out due to Scarlet Witch's mind tricks, we see a reference to Wolfram & Hart, the demonic law firm from Angel. (In the show, we find out that the ...
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Why isn't Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

Captain America COULD be worthy, but in that moment, NOT worthy enough to wield the hammer. When Mjolnir has been wielded by others, it is usually a moment of extreme peril and then the "almost ...
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Why is Clint not entranced by Wanda Maximoff in Age of Ultron?

That's because
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Does Captain America purposely avoid picking up Thor's Hammer in Avengers 2?

Last year during Sand Diego Comic Con Joss Whedon did a 45 minute Q and A. In regards to the "Excalibur" scene, a fan asked: “How is Steve Rogers not worthy?” To which Whedon replied with: “...
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What makes this character worthy to lift Thor's hammer, Mjolnir?

SPOILERS - In small print on the side of Mjolnir - "Worthiness lifting requirements may be waived in the event of a sentient machine operator. No powers included." UPDATE: Whedon On Avengers:...
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Who is flying in this picture from Age of Ultron?

Now that the film has been released, we know who this character is. This character is In the comics, their relation to Ultron is that In the movie,
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Why didn't Ultron get the Vibranium directly from Wakanda?

Ultron waged his war against humanity from the shadows, and Wakanda would have been a significant threat For the majority of his conquest, Ultron had chosen to operate behind the scenes. He wasn't ...
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Why isn't Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

Spoilers all for Avengers: Endgame To update as of Avengers: Endgame Captain America is indeed worthy and uses Mjolnir in the battle against Thanos. Thor even says himself, "I knew it." ...
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Why aren't the people responsible for creating Ultron arrested at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron?

TL;DR - This will probably be dealt with in Captain America: Civil War. The reason that Tony Stark wasn't arrested for creating Ultron is that it (probably) isn't illegal to accidentally create an ...
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Who is funding Avengers facilities?

When Hill meets the Avengers when they return to Avengers Tower early in the movie, she calls Tony "boss". He replies: Tony Stark: [pointing to Steve] Uh, actually, he's the boss. I just pay for ...
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Where did the Iron Man suits come from in Age of Ultron?

He built some new ones. The newest suit we saw in Iron Man 3 is the Mark XLII, but a Hot Toys announcement of a new figurine for Age of Ultron reveals that he's using the Mark XLIII in Age of Ultron. ...
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Why did Thanos give the mind-controller Scepter to Loki?

Without knowing very much about the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Mind Infinity Stone, it is presumptuous for us, as viewers, to think Thanos didn't have a plan when he gave the staff to Loki or that ...
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Why didn't Tony control the Hulkbuster armor remotely?

Well, not just the Hulkbuster suit, why is Tony even wearing any of the Iron Man suits given that it puts him in danger? Throughout the movies, remotely controlled suits and drones have always been ...
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In Age of Ultron, Thor seems to know something he possibly shouldn't?

When Thor takes a dip in we briefly see an image of which suggest that Thor sees that too. For all we know, his actual contained even more information about the than we actually see. Also, in the ...
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What makes this character worthy to lift Thor's hammer, Mjolnir?

We don't know, but we can speculate. Based on the context, the most likely explanation is that Then again, we still don't have a complete understanding of what makes someone worthy. However, this ...
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Was Vision ever called by that name in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Yes, he is referred to as "The Vision" several times in the movie. Initially, you're correct that the word wasn't used as a name, it was used to describe Stark's "vision" of a new ...
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Why does Mjolnir fall down in Age of Ultron but not in Endgame?

The enchantment placed on Mjolnir by Odin is as follows: Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor. Thor Quicksilver tries to wield Mjolnir and seeing as he isn't ...
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What, if anything, is the name FRIDAY an acronym for?

I don’t think it stands for anything (yet). Here’s a picture of the disk; note that it doesn’t contain any periods: There’s a minor character in the comics called “Friday” (Marvel Wikia), an AI that ...
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