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Questions tagged [avengers-infinity-war]

Released in 2018, Avengers: Infinity War is an American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. It is a sequel to The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron. It is nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This tag should be used for questions related to this movie.

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Was Thanos really committed or just a hypocrite?

The title is extremely vague, because this question contains HEAVY spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War, specifically the very last scenes of the movie. I can't reasonably put the entire question in ...
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Does Thanos's choice make any sense?

So we know from Infinity War that Thanos was collecting all the Infinity Stones to basically solve the problems brought about by overpopulation on many planets. But does it make any sense? He could'...
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Why does Doctor Strange not bind Thanos in a time loop?

Why does Doctor Strange not bind Thanos in a time loop in the same way as he did with Dormammu in the Doctor Strange movie?
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Where was Thanos before the events of Avengers: Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos is depicted collecting 5 of the 6 Infinity Stones relatively breezily (as an easy day's work where only for a moment do the Avengers come close to stopping him). ...
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Why didn't Dr. Strange create a portal to cut off Thanos' hand? [closed]

There are so many "Why didn't Dr. Strange" questions related to the Thanos fight. But I wondered, when they fought Thanos and tried to pull off the gauntlet, why didn't Strange just create and close ...
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How was Thanos able to defeat Hulk in Infinity War without using any stone?

In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War we saw that Hulk started beating up Thanos easily but suddenly Thanos overpowers him. Probably, the only way that would be possible, would be because Thanos ...
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How can Dr. Strange use the Time Stone to do this?

In Doctor Strange (2016) there is a scene between the Ancient One and Dr. Strange with the following dialogue: Ancient One: I've spent so many years peering through time, looking at this exact ...
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How did Odin know about the Infinity Gauntlet?

In Thor, there is a scene where you can see what looks like the Infinity Gauntlet in Odin's vault. Later (in Avengers: Age of Ultron, IIRC) you learn that Thanos actually has the Infinity Gauntlet, ...
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How can the Scarlet Witch break the Mind Stone?

The Infinity stones have existed since the origin of the Universe. Since the Mind stone is so powerful how can the Scarlet Witch break it in Avengers: Infinity War?
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Did Thanos pick them on purpose or was it random?

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, Could this be caused by Thanos' direct manipulation or does it happen without Thanos' interaction but as some random event?
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Does Thanos intend to exert his plan on each planet individually or the entire universe as a whole?

According to Thanos's plan in Avengers: Infinity War, which of the two statements is true: Thanos intends to kill half the population from the whole universe, randomly. or Thanos intends to ...
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Can Thanos change his color?

Thanos appeared three times in post credit scenes of MCU films and lastly in Infinity War trailer. Each time MCU used different colors for Thanos. Why is that? I am not a comic book reader, Can he ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange use the Time Stone to prevent Thanos from claiming other Infinity Stones?

In the MCU, the Time Stone allows the user to travel through and freeze time. In Infinity War, why didn't Doctor Strange use it to go back to each stone's location before Thanos got them and take ...
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Why didn't Dr Strange use his sling-ring?

As answered within this question, sling rings have no limit to their range. We know Strange has his sling ring, as their fight on Titan shows Spiderman utilising the portals to attack Thanos. Why ...
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How did Groot manage to raise the axe of Thor when even Hulk failed?

In Avengers Hulk tried to raise Thor's axe and failed miserably. And in Infinity-War Groot raises it and holds it for a few seconds! Is new Thor's axe made of some other light material, or is Groot ...
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What does Thanos mean when he says to Iron Man that he's “not the only one cursed with knowledge”?

Thanos says to Iron Man, You are not the only one with the curse of knowledge. Does this imply that Thanos is very knowledgeable as well like Iron Man? I didn't quite get those words of Thanos.
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Does Thanos have any inherent superpowers without the Infinity Stones

Throughout Avengers Infinity War movie, we see Thanos fight with one or more Infinity Stones. So he's using their power to win against the Avengers. But does he have any superpowers without these ...
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Are there any more Asgardians?

In the opening scenes of Infinity War, Thanos and the Black Order Of course, we learned during Thor:Ragnarok that not all Asgardians are necessarily on Asgard (Valkyrie was living on Sakaar, after ...
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Where was Valkyrie?

There are a lot of discussions happening presently regarding the opening of Infinity War, and specifically the absence of Valkyrie from the Asgardian refugee ship. Tessa Thompson, who plays the ...
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Why is Vision so weak?

Why does Vision appear so weak in the Avengers - Infinity War movie? I mean, he doesn't even fight most of the time. If I remember correctly in Age Of Ultron, Vision appeared to be a very strong ...
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Why does Thanos need *all* the infinity stones?

A large part of the events surrounding Avengers: Infinity War involve Thanos acquiring all six of the infinity stones to enact his one goal. The six are (relevant excerpts from the wiki): Power:...
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What films to watch before Avengers: Infinity War for better understanding?

Can anybody tell me what movies I should watch before Avengers: Infinity War for better understanding?
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Why didn't Hugo Weaving reprise his role as Red Skull?

In the movie Avengers: Infinity War, Ross Marquand played the role of Red Skull, even though Hugo Weaving played the role initially in Captain America: The First Avenger. Why did they replace Weaving ...
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Infinity stones' roles during the snap

So I rewatched Avengers: Infinity War yesterday, and there is one question that comes to my mind. We know that Thanos had to get all the infinity stones to accomplish what he was set to do, kill half ...
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Why is the Space Stone wrapped in a cube and called Tesseract?

Did the tesseract storyline get introduced before the writers decided to introduce the Infinity War arc? I'm just curious as to why the Space Stone was a cube, then crushed by Thanos to reveal the ...
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How did Thor know exactly where to show up?

Towards the end of Avengers: Infinity war, after Thor, Rocket, and Groot They land exactly in the middle of where they're needed. I understand Thor knew their next stop should be Earth, but how ...
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Why does Hulk act the way he does in Avengers: Infinity War?

There are two scenes in the movie where Banner calls out to Hulk and Hulk denies him. These events happens after the first Hulk fight where Loki proclaims "We have a Hulk". One is in New York during ...
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Did Thanos's calculations account for aftermath effects?

When eliminating half of the population of every world in Avengers: Infinity War, did Thanos account (and under-kill to account) for the massive casualties that will result from societal breakdown, ...
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Did the movie events actually occur in one day?

SPOILERS inbound for Infinity War: After Wanda destroys the Mind stone of Vision, Thanos confronts her saying: Today I lost more than you could know, but now is no time to mourn. Now, is no time ...
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Is Ant-Man and The Wasp happening after Infinity War in MCU timeline?

Avengers: Infinity War is set to release in 25 April 2018 and Ant-Man and the Wasp is set to release in 6 July 2018. I haven't seen Ant-Man or Wasp in the Infinity War trailers( yet :) ), and looking ...
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What happens to Bucky's arm at the end of Infinity War?

Bucky (Winter Soldier) has a metal arm (possibly made from vibranium?) but it's an attachment to his body as far as I understand. Why, when Thanos destroys half of the universe at the end of Infinity ...
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What is the point of naming Tony Stark's dream son after his comic book rival?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Tony had this conversation with Pepper: Tony Stark: Right! That's the point I'm trying to make. Last night, I dreamt, we had a kid. So real. We named him after your ...
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How did Thanos defeat Thor in the beginning of Infinity War?

How was Thanos able to defeat Thor in the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War? Did he use the Power Stone?
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Why isn't Tony Stark's F.R.I.D.A.Y available offline?

In Avengers: Infinity War, it is observed that Why couldn't/didn't Stark fit the virtual assistant mechanism into his already impressive nanotech powered suit? In universe answers would be ...
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Is Thanos the only survivor of his planet?

When Thanos described his planet, he mentioned that they were on the brink of collapse as a civilization. But I haven't seen anyone from his species in the movies. Is he the only survivor? I guess ...
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Did Heimdall sacrifice himself for Hulk?

Firstly, it's not wrong to say that in Avengers: Infinity War Thanos and Black order may know how to bypass Heimdall's senses, provided that planetary-level Joutens can do it and even Dark elves ...
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Do spells end with the death of the caster?

I was unimpressed by the performance of Dr Strange in Avengers - Infinity War. He seems to have underused his power as noted in other questions (and responses pointing out why he did not use them). ...
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Did this character “fool” Thanos and Dr Strange? [closed]

In Avengers: Infinity War, Dr. Strange travels in time mentally to explore multiple outcomes, and only sees one positive outcome out of millions. In the same film, Thanos' plan is to eradicate 50% ...
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Where did Thanos go at the end of the movie?

Where is Thanos at the end of the Avengers: Infinity War...since it's apparently not Titan?
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Was there a chance that Thanos would die too? [duplicate]

When Thanos snaps his fingers at the end of the Avengers movie, half of the population of the universe wipes out. Since Thanos is included in the Universe population, could there be a chance that he ...