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How does this person lift Thor's hammer in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

In some scenes in Avengers: Age of Ultron Iron man, War Machine, and Captain America try to lift Thor’s hammer but they end up failing. At some point Vision lifts it easily. How can Vision lift it?
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Who made this Ant-Man promotional material?

I recently found this promotional video for Ant-Man, posted by what I believe to be the offical YouTube channel for Disney Japan, a hilarious but very odd song and dance. Being as it is Japanese, I ...
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Why couldn't “Doctor Strange” cast a Chinese actress for the Ancient One, but make the character non-Tibetan?

In the Doctor Strange comics, the titular character is trained by "the Ancient One", who is a Tibetan mystic. An interview with co-writer C. Robert Cargill noted that if they kept this origin, China ...
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Who made Captain America's shield and where did the Vibranium come from?

From the Wikipedia article about Vibranium we know: It is most known for being used in the construction of Captain America's Shield, the vibranium was of an ultra-resilient vibranium-iron alloy ...
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What happened to Loki's scepter?

Is it right that Loki's scepter is no longer in existence now in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as the infinity stone on it is in The Vision now?
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Who makes the super hero costumes? [closed]

All superheroes have nice costumes. Who makes them? Many of them have secret identities to protect. How can these costumes be created without them losing their secret identities? Do they make their ...
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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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What's that “Sun’s getting real low…” lullaby thing to calm down the Hulk?

Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie CLIP - Black Widow Tames Hulk They found a way to calm down the Hulk. Black Widow tells him something and make some gesture and the ...
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Why was Ronan/Thanos not interested in the other Infinity Stone in possession of The Collector?

Both the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy seem to spin around the 6 Infinity Stones. In Thor: The Dark World, the Aether is given to the Collector. He explicitly says "One down, five to ...
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Could the Guardians Of The Galaxy Build An Army of Groots?

In the 2014 movie Guardians of the Galaxy, Groot is able to be regrown after being completely destroyed. Why couldn't the Guardians of the Galaxy members just plant a hundred Groots from his sprouts ...
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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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Who is worthy to wield Mjolnir?

In the comics it is written on Mjolnir that "whosoever is worthy to wield the hammer will have the power of Thor". If so who in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is really worthy of gaining the hammer and ...
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What is the point of the dialogue at the end of Ant-Man?

At the end of Ant-Man (2015), Michael Peña's character Luis delivers a typical rambling story to Scott Lang (Paul Rudd). The point of the story may be only that The Falcon was looking for Ant-Man, but ...
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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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Why Bobbi and Hunter can no longer work for S.H.I.E.L.D.?

I just watch S03E13 from Marvel Agents of Shield, Parting Shot. Even when make me very sad I understand sometime character die or leave the show. And in this case looks like they are going to be part ...
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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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Is this scene from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. essentially a realistic depiction of a fight scene?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 3 episode 15, Spacetime, there's a scene in which a bunch of agents are essentially rehearsing a big fight. It features Agent May very obviously pulling her punches ...
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How were the others able to handle the power of the stone?

I understand that Peter Quill was able to handle infinity stone without destroying himself possibly because his father is a (powerful?) alien of an unknown species. But how were the other Guardians of ...
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Why did Hawkeye become immune to mind control effects?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, there is a scene in which Scarlet Witch manipulates the Avenger's to reveal their worst nightmares, but when it comes to mind controlling Hawkeye, he seems to be immune. ...
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Why only 48 Stars?

At the beginning of Daredevil S2E7 - Semper Fidelis, why are there 48 stars on the US flag behind Frank Castle as he enters the courtroom? Is this something which is specific to New York? Or is this ...
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Does Iron Man 3 have any other Avengers in it?

Are any of the other Avengers going to be in Iron Man 3? Or is he flying solo?
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Highway battle background score

What is the background score played in Captain America: The Winter Soldier when Captain America attacks the Winter Soldier right after Black Widow was shot?
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Is Ultron dead in the end of the Avengers 2?

After the battle in Sokovia, the Vision and Ultron are talking. But when they are done the Vision shoots Ultron with a flash of light. But I don't think that kills Ultron. Also the Vision has 86% of ...
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What is the reason behind the multiple Spiderman reboots? [duplicate]

Spiderman is the one franchise that is on course to a third reboot in a span of 15 years. My question is what was the reason for these numerous reboots of Spiderman which pretty much follow the same ...
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Does Tony Stark urinate or poop in the Iron Man suit?

During the missions, whatever movie you prefer, Tony Stark spend more than 5 hours per mission (given the time passed and the sequence of the movies) in the suit. I was wondering if he has physiologic ...
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How strong are Jessica and Luke?

In Jessica Jones, and the upcoming Luke Cage spin off, how strong are they, objectively? Jessica can obviously be hurt by a gun shot, while Luke can take a power saw to the gut, so they both have ...
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Have there been other cinematic crossovers like the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

I know this has been covered very similarly in this question, but as opposed to just cross-overs, have there been other attempts at creating a cinematic universe? Freddy vs Jason, Aliens vs Predator, ...
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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 ...
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Why is Ant-Man considered part of the MCU?

I was trying to find a proper timeline for the MCU today and came across a number of them which included Ant-Man. These same timelines do not include Spider-Man or the X-Men. So, what's the ...
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When did Iron Man's front plate change?

Before Tony creates the new element in Iron Man 2 the chest plate on the Iron Man suit is round. After the new element is created, there isn't enough time for Jarvis to finish running diagnostics ...
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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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How did Ant-Man manage to get big again?

During his training as the Ant-Man we can see Scott working on the electronics of his suit, specifically some kind of regulator, much to Hank's dismay, and a dialogue similar to the following ensues: ...
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How does Darren Cross know Scott is in the suit in Ant-Man?

In the movie Ant-Man, how does Darren Cross know even before seeing his face or ever having met him before that Scott Lang was the Ant-Man? In the scene where the Ant-Man breaks into Darren's ...
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How was Ant-man able to breathe when he goes sub-atomic?

As I googled and found out that the O2 molecule size is 120 pm. At one point Ant-man goes subatomic, that is, smaller in size than the original O2 molecule size. And my question arises. How was ...
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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 create the hole in Robert Downey Jr.'s chest for the Iron Man movie?

Don't know if this is the right place to ask this, but I'm wondering how they created the hole in Robert Downey Jr.'s chest so they can put the reactor there? Here is the video "Iron Man: Behind the ...
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Does Hulk care for Bruce Banner

We know that Hulk and Bruce Banner are two different personalities sharing the same body. Bruce Banner mostly doesn't trust the big guy (Hulk). However, Hulk takes over everytime someone tries to hurt ...
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How could Ant-Man break electronics after he penetrated through the yellow jacket?

At the end of the movie Ant-Man decides to become subatomic - he goes through the back of the yellow jacket. But after this we see him big enough to break wiring, electronics inside of the suit. He ...
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Why didn't Loki's mind control work on Tony Stark?

Right before the final fight, we see Loki and Stark discussing the terms of the upcoming battle, bantering back and forth between who will win. It is then that Loki gets the idea of turning Stark ...
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Did Thanos have anything to do with the events of Age of Ultron?

In the Age of Ultron mid-credit scene, Did he mastermind the events in the movie in any manner?
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How is Scarlet Witch able to stop the train?

There is a scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron where Scarlet Witch stops a moving train with her powers. I didn't quite understand how she was able to do that. While ...
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Are there any more instances of MCU characters crossing over into Non Marvel Entertainment properties?

So according to the Marvel Multiverse (the different universes the various Marvel franchises operate their characters within), the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU, where the live action films take ...
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Why was the Hulkbuster program called Veronica?

In Age of Ultron, Iron man called the Hulk Buster program Veronica. Why is it named like this, is it some kind of reference to Archie comics or is it straight from Marvel comics?
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What is the significance of the number 12 in the MCU?

There are various different uses of the number 12 across the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Does it have any significance at all or is it a running gag?
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Did Tony deceive Aldrich Killian into thinking that Mark 42 malfunctioned?

This is from the final battle scene in Iron man 3. My question is: Did Tony's Mark 42 really malfunction or did he use that as a pretext to get Killian's attention (he even stalls him by talking ...
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Is this body in “Jessica Jones” a character in “Daredevil”?

In "Jessica Jones" episode 11 AKA I've Got the Blues Jessica and Trish search for the body of an old man. In the first morgue they visit the morgue technician says: Weird thing. He got hit by a ...
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How did Loki survive at the end of Thor?

At the end of Thor, we see Thor holding onto Odin and Loki holding onto Thor. Loki lets go and falls into the wormhole. We know he survived because he's the main villain in the Avengers. How did he ...
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What did Scott ask Hope about the hand?

After Hope punched Scott in Ant-Man, he asked something about her hand, I'm not sure what, something like: "were you going for the hand"? What exactly did he say and what does that mean?
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How did Jessica Jones know about Kilgrave's weakness?

Jessica, Trish and Simpson made a plan how to catch Kilgrave: But how could they have known this would work before trying it? Sure, she talked to him via a cellphone before, but it could have been ...
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Why does Jessica Jones react differently to Kilgrave's powers?

Plainly speaking I have read Wikipedia on her & in the comics, this reaction to Kilgrave's powers is explained clearly. Jean Grey helps shield her mind. So, does the same explanation hold ...