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How could the President be held captive in the Iron Patriot?

Tony Stark's suits are designed to be controlled from inside. Why didn't the President just use it to fight his captors? How can it be used as a prison to transport him? Was it remote controlled/...
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Why does Captain America chuckle when Spider-Man tells him which borough he's from?

This is a conversation between Captain America and Spider-Man from the movie Captain America: Civil War: Captain America: You got heart, kid, where are you from? Spider-Man: [Straining] ...
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Wasn't Iron Man smart enough not to fight the Winter Soldier?

At the end of Captain America: Civil War Iron Man gets mad at the Winter Soldier when he finds out that he killed his parents. Isn't Tony Stark smart enough, though, to know that this is exactly what ...
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How can Wanda Maximoff (The Scarlet Witch) be realistically imprisioned in the MCU?

In Captain America: Civil War, when Tony visits the Raft, a floating prison in the middle of the ocean, we see Wanda in a straight jacket in her own isolated cell. Makes sense considering how powerful ...
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Is Wanda Maximoff Magneto's daughter?

I've never read the X-Men and Marvel comics, but from watching the films I have come to understand that Wanda Maximoff is the sister of Pietro Maximoff (we see them in Avengers: Age of Ultron). But ...
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Are there any details about the contract that Aaron Taylor-Johnson signed to be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Aaron Taylor-Johnson was cast as Pietro Maximoff, AKA Quicksilver in the sequel to The Avengers/Avengers Assemble, Avengers: Age of Ultron. Most actors/actresses sign multi-picture contracts when ...
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What is the time-frame of the 1st season of Daredevil?

I just finished the first season of Daredevil on Netflix and one thing just stood out to me, that I cannot figure out. What is the time-frame by which this entire season takes place? In the first ...
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Why didn't Murdock notice that Fisk wasn't lying when he talked about improving the city?

I'm only up to Daredevil S01E09 so far and Murdock just went to the art gallery to meet with Fisk's Girlfriend. But if I understand this correctly, Fisk genuinely wants to fix the city. So when ...
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In Avengers (2012) what was the reason for the Galaga reference?

In the Avengers (2012), Tony Stark aka Iron Man announces on control deck of S.H.I.E.L.D's flying base "That man is playing Galaga!" source. After the scene finishes the bits and pieces related to ...
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Why does Fitz get the bends and Simmons doesn't?

I've been re-watching Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and just got to the end of the first series and I've been wondering: Why does Fitz get the bends and Simmons doesn't when they escape from the pod at the ...
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Who made Falcon/Sam Wilson's suit?

Where and who made the Falcon's suit in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Is it that Sam Wilson obtained that advanced suit, along with all the high tech gadgets like the drones etc (Captain America: ...
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Do Daredevil's foes know about his condition

I recently watched the two Daredevil seasons and was wondering if Daredevil's enemies know that he is blind. In the last episode it was apparent that the ninjas knew about his blindness as they did ...
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How does Jessica Jones drink but not get drunk?

I have just watched a few episodes of the Jessica Jones show and couldn't help but notice that she drinks a lot of hard liquor. Yet we do not see her ever acting or feeling intoxicated. Why? Is that ...
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Why was Ant-Man excluded from the Civil War trailer?

Has there been any official word on why Ant-Man, who we know from promotional images and the Ant-Man stinger sequel hook to be involved in Captain America- Civil War, was excluded from the recently ...
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What did the Hulk see during his nightmare vision?

As the Avengers make their first move on Ultron, he uses Scarlet Witch to give the entire team (except Hawkeye) visions of their worst nightmares. Thor saw that he destroyed Asgard, Tony killed the ...
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Where was the Hulk during the events of Iron Man 3?

After the Avengers, Tony Stark drives off with the Hulk, hinting at them working together. There were references in between the movie where Stark offers Bruce Banner a chance to work with him. Also ...
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Why is Spider-Man left out of The Avengers? [duplicate]

Spider-man is left out of The Avengers. Why? Can we expect Spider-man in Avengers 2? Or Avengers 3? Are there any legal rights problems as to why they don't have him? Are there cost issues? Why is ...
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Ant-Man, shrinking, and weight

Is there a canonical explanation for how Ant-Man's weight works when he shrinks down that's consistent with the various events depicted in the film? I think the explanation given in the film is ...
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Why did Marvel reboot Spider-Man again? [duplicate]

I am not much learned in the Marvel Universe and it's interwoven stories. But a question arises, nonetheless that the original Spider-man series was good, great in fact! But then why did Marvel ...
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What are the details of the recent agreement between Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios?

It was recently announced that Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios have come to an agreement whereby each of them will share the film rights to the characters relating to Spider-man. What are the ...
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Why does nobody know Tony Stark's address?

In the movie Iron Man 3: Why did nobody know Tony Stark's address? The more startling fact is that given that the vice-president was also involved. How difficult would it be for him to find out the ...
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What is Hawkeye's super power?

In the movie Avengers, Hawkeye seems like a filler character. He isn't in any of the previous movies, and there's no story about him at all. Does he just have super vision? Does he have a back story ...
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How did they make Captain America so tiny and skinny in the first half?

How did they make Chris Evans so tiny and skinny in the first half? He lost weight + green screen all along I suppose? Or is there something more interesting.
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Eye part mask of Spider-Man and Deadpool

A mask or helmet or any such wearables is mostly used for protecting one's head from injury or in this case protects one's identity. But for Spider-Man as depicted in Captain America: Civil War and ...
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Why was this specific character in Age Of Ultron killed off?

After watching Avengers: Age Of Ultron, I was wondering whether the motives behind the death towards the end of the movie had anything to do with the fact that Fox owns the rights for X-Men, and ...
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Can Quicksilver push bullets out of the way?

In X-men Days of Future Past, we see Quicksilver running around pushing bullets to change their trajectories. In Avengers Age of Ultron, Quicksiver circles Hawkeye and a boy, and takes all the bullet ...
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Do the DC speedsters need to accelerate and are not fast from the start like Quicksilver in the movies?

Why doesn't Flash in the new show "The Flash" simply dodge attacks like Quicksilver did in the movies by speeding up and even changing trajectories of bullets? According to these two questions about ...
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In Iron Man 3, who is the Mandarin's Boss?

Spoilers ahead, especially if you haven't seen Iron Man 3 / Captain America 2 / Agent's of SHIELD season 3. When I say the Mandarin I am not talking about Trevor Slattery, but Aldrich Killian. ...
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What makes Ultron the person he is?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron Tony Stark and Bruce Banner use what seems to be some kind of artificial intelligence bound in the Infinity Stone from Loki's scepter to refine a global peace A.I. that Tony ...
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The weight of the tank in Ant-Man? [duplicate]

According to the science behind becoming small and large, the sub-atomic distances are shortened or lengthened, and subsequently the small guy has a great density and his punches carry a greater force....
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What is the material of Captain America's shield?

I had seen the movie, but i didn't get the name and the description that what is the material of Captain America's shield?
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Did Jessica Jones err by not getting medical help for this character?

In the show Jessica Jones, we see the character Malcolm undertake a withdrawal from his drug addition. What surprised me is that the titular character (Jessica Jones) handcuffed Malcolm to the wall in ...
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Why was Vanessa apparently allowed to go free?

In the final episode of Daredevil season 1, "Daredevil", Matt convinces a cop who was on the take with, but hiding from, Fisk to divulge information about Fisk's crime ring and the people involved, ...
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Are anomaly sequences in Animatrix: Beyond and Thor 2: The Dark World both paying homage to something?

In both movie main characters enter an abandoned area where strange physical anomalies are occurring. After watching both sequences back-to-back, I noticed that there are some common ways in which the ...
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Why was Edward Norton replaced by Mark Ruffalo in “The Avengers”? [duplicate]

In the movie The Incredible Hulk, there was a scene with Tony Stark having a conversation with Bruce Banner who was played by Edward Norton. So why didn't Joss Whedon choose him in his movie The ...
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What powers the helicarrier in The Avengers?

I assume it would take massive amounts of energy for something that large to stay in the air. What is powering it?
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How is Loki alive in the second movie of Thor? [duplicate]

Loki let goes of Thor and float into space and dies in the first movie. Then Loki is alive in the second movie. How is this possible?
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What were General Ross and Tony Stark talking about at the end of The Incredible Hulk?

At the end of the movie The Incredible Hulk, the one with Edward Norton, General Ross was sitting at a bar, drinking alone, when suddenly Tony Stark appears and they had a little chat. What were they ...
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Strength of large Ant-Man

At one point during the fight in Captain America: Civil War Ant-Man increases his size instead of decreases. I know that Ant-Man keeps his strength when he shrinks, hence relatively he becomes ...
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What was with the two different colored prison uniforms in Daredevil season 2?

In Daredevil S02, we see two kinds of prison uniforms, full orange and full white. We see in the flashback that Wilson Fisk gets a white prison uniform but his current one was orange. The Punisher ...
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What was Claire Temple's first strike?

In Daredevil s02e11, Claire Temple is said to keep her head down because it's her second strike. But when did her first strike happen?
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Why does Tony Stark replace Jarvis as his AI after Age of Ultron?

Jarvis was a very sophisticated artificial intelligence but essentially was software, right? It would seem uncharactistic (and kind of dumb) if Tony not have multiple backups of Jarvis. So why did he ...
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Why was this version of the Stark vs Loki scene abandoned?

So recently I found this little animation that seems to be taken from either deleted scenes or some sort of pre-processing/concept work up of the scene before the Battle of New York of Stark vs Loki. ...
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Vibranium material properties

Following this question about Captain America's Shield. It made me wonder the following about Captain America: Civil War: How were Black Panthers claws able to scratch Captain America's shield if it ...
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Why was Rhodey not affected mentally?

Wasn't Rhodey supposed to be damaged mentally and not physically by the Mind Stone attack which Vision fired at him in Captain America: Civil War? I mean, I know he was paralysed (that is related to ...
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Why didn't Iron Man bring “more suits” to help his team mates?

In Iron Man 3, we've seen dozens of Iron Man suits, "House Party Protocol". In Avengers: Age of Ultron, he designed the "Ultron" project, which in turn led to the production of thousands of Ultron ...
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How did Spider-man lift the Winter Soldier metal hand so easily?

As I saw the Winter Soldier's metal hand is so powerful. And in many combats with the Avengers it's been shown. But in Captain America: Civil War, when both groups are having combat, in between Spider-...
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Does Captain America possess superhuman strength in the MCU?

  In the episode The Bridge (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) superhuman Mike Peterson pushes a bulldozer across a football field. Afterwards Mike and his trainer exchange these words: ...
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What were the magic words used by Zemo and what's it referring to?

In Captain America: Civil War, Baron Helmut Zemo used some magic words to activate the brainwashing of the Winter Soldier. But these words seem a bit weird to me at first glance, I only remember one ...
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What's that thing in Captain America Civil war promo images

In the top right corner of below image There is a small plane like thing, this has also been seen in some more pictures, but this does not look something SHIELD might have used before, So my ...