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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Why have this character involved in Infinity War at all?

Taking this question from another perspective: Since [Out-of-universe] Hugo Weaving was not willing to take back his role as Red Skull [In-universe] and it seems that any generic ominous figure with ...
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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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How Can Thanos believe his plan is sustainable? [duplicate]

So, I watched Infinity War, and felt like Thanos didn't think things through enough. His plan was to wipe out half of the life in the universe, but would that life not regenerate relatively quickly ...
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What exactly happens in this scene with Gamora and Thanos?

In the movie Avengers: Infinity War, there is a scene on Knowhere where Gamora tries and manages to kill Thanos and before he asks, Why did you do this, my child? while Gamora keeps crying. But ...
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Why does this character get affected in Infinity War?

In the aftermath of Thanos snapping his fingers, we see that Previously in the movie, this character mentioned that Thanos had already been to their planet and killed half the population. Why would ...
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How did Banner know Dr.Strange?

Hulk gets transported via the Bifrost and ends up right next to Dr.Strange. But how did he know who Dr.Strange was to blurt out about Thanos? As far as I know these two haven't met anywhere before. ...
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Is it necessary to watch Black Panther before watching Avengers-Infinity War

I watched all the movies related to Marvel Cinematic Universe except Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War and now I am planning to watch the latter. Does Black Panther have that much influence on ...
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How did Thor get into Wakanda?

In Infinity War, Thor arrives in Wakanda to help the Avengers defeat Thanos and his army. Thor, Groot and Rocket standing where the suface is burned much like after Bifrost travel. According to an ...
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Would Thanos be considered an anti-villain? [closed]

Through all the horrible conquests and murders Thanos has committed through blind ambition for a better world, he does have one ounce of humanity with Gamora, as seen in Avengers: Infinity War. Would ...
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Understanding the abrupt beginning and the pre-plot of Infinity War

The movie Avengers: Infinity Wars starts from the end of Thor: Ragnarok. So we assume that Thor and the remaining Asgardians find Thanos's spaceship approaching them and Thanos attacks the entire ship....
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How did Thanos know how to use this item?

General spoiler alert so I don't have to hide the whole question... Towards the end of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos uses the time stone to rewind time and reassemble the shattered mind stone. We ...
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Why does Bruce Banner know so much about Thanos?

At the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War, Bruce Banner's first words after this are "Thanos is coming". This is surprising in itself as he was the Hulk until then, and in Thor: Ragnarok he ...
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Thanos is not the only one to wield 2 infinity stones

In the very first few minutes Ebony Maw presents Thanos with the space stone and says to him that no one has ever had the power and honor to wield 2 infinity stones at the same time. Is this a ...
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Why didn't the Wakandans destroy the alien ships?

The people of Wakanda have very advanced technology. So why didn't they destroy the alien ships that were attacking Wakanda in Avengers: Infinity War? Why did Thor have to do it? Were the Wakandans ...
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Was this a movie reference when Tony said “happy trails, kid!” to Spider-Man?

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Spider-Man is clinging to the outside of The Maw's ship as it's leaving Earth, Iron Man provides Spider-Man with a new suit. Just as Spider-Man exclaims how cool the ...
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Other ways of getting in/out of Wakanda?

Passing into Wakanda has been shown twice: in Black Panther and in Avengers: Infinity War. Each time a person/group is shown entering Wakanda, they do so by flying a plane and plunging into a [...
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Would Thanos include himself in his plan? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War Thanos wants to kill half the population of the universe, that's clear. And he wants to do that totally in random as well. So, since he's also part of the universe ...
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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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Why didn't Thanos just use the reality stone?

Alright, so in Infinity War, when Thanos obtains the reality stone, it is evident that he is able to shape reality in whichever way he wants. This is shown when Gamora is able to kill his duplicate, ...
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Did Thanos go to this place at the end?

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Thor strikes Thanos with his new axe Stormbreaker and Thanos snaps his fingers inside the gauntlet, with all 6 Infinity Stones, does Thanos go inside the soul stone? ...
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Why didn't Thanos just reduce the fertility rate? [duplicate]

Thanos' goal is to halve the population, to reduce demand for resources. The best way to kill half the population is to get all six infinity stones; then you can make half of all life just disappear. ...
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What about the rest of the universe?

In Avengers: Infinity War, towards the end of the film, But, what about the rest of the universe? Why weren't any other planets and their populations shown? Given that there are thousands of planets ...
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How did Spider-Man do it?

In the end of Avengers: Infinity War, For everyone, the above happens pretty fast, however Spider-Man appears to be able to fight/resist it much longer than anyone else, including people "stronger" ...
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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 this happen to Loki?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Loki was killed by Thanos. As we know Loki well for coming back from dead. I still wonder he is dead for real this time? Thor says this to Rocket. Thor: he may dead or ...
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Why/how is the Reality Stone an actual stone now, instead of a liquid?

About a week ago I came across a Marvel magazine that was a special edition specifically for Avengers: Infinity War. It provides the history of each Infinity Stone in the MCU up to Infinity War, has ...
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Thanos' 'situation' at the end of Infinity War [duplicate]

Spoliers ahead - So Thanos had all the six stones and with a snap he made half the population vanished. But, those who got vanished we're randomly selected. So this could have included Thanos ...
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Do Thanos and Stark know each other in Avengers: Infinity War?

Throughout the movie Avengers: Infinity War there’s some relatable exchange between Thanos and Stark. Either they are talking to each other about each other or talking to others about each other. At ...
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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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Is this an inconsistency in the Infinity War and Guardians of the Galaxy?

In Infinity War, Thanos explains to Gamora that killing half of her people saved them from inevitable doom. You know what's happened since then? The children born have known nothing but full ...
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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 Thanos able to exclude individuals from his culling? [closed]

Disclaimer: This question is very similar to another (Did Thanos pick them on purpose or was it random?) but I have some caveats I'd like to discuss and/or clarify. Hopefully this won't be closed as ...
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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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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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Why did Thanos do that at the end? [duplicate]

In Infinity War, Thanos implies that the reason that he wants to kill half of all life is because life generally grows beyond its means. That is, if too many people are alive, then their will go ...
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Was there any significance to the order of Infinity stones placed in the Gauntlet?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos was able to capture all Infinity stones and place them in the Infinity Gauntlet in the order he obtained them. But was that order fully random? Or was there a reason ...
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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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Were the Wakanda scenes filmed at the same time?

Black Panther took place primarily in Wakanda, and the climax/ending of Avengers: Infinity War also took place there. Many of the actors, backgrounds, costumes, CGI, and presumably filming location(s)...
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Is Nebula actually helping Thanos?

It bothered me so much in Avengers: Infinity War that just when they were getting the gauntlet off Thanos, Nebula revealed that I get that it's emotional outburst and don't want to sound insensitive ...
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Why didn't Dr. Strange tell Quill about Gamora in advance?

I see a lot of "Why didn't Dr. Strange do this and that?" questions and the justification for some was that Dr. Strange knew it would've failed either way as he saw millions of outcomes, only one of ...
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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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Why did Thanos get the soul stone?

In Avengers: Infinity War Red Skull tells Thanos that he must kill someone he loves in order to obtain the soul stone. But if you truly loved the person you would never kill them. Can someone explain ...
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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 ...
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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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Avengers Infinity War: Casualty List?

I saw Avengers: Infinity War last night and hugely enjoyed it. However, with the huge amount going on, I've forgotten which main/well known characters fell as casualties of the war (and at the hands ...
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Are the characters at the end chosen for production-related reasons?

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War a lot of characters disappear. Could this event be related to which actors didn't sign on for other movies? Is there a link between announced movies, end credits,...
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Thanos And the Time Stone

I watched Avengers: Infinity War today, and there's one thing I don't get. Dr. Strange saw a bunch of alternative futures, using the Time Stone, of which there's only ONE which the Avengers win. And ...
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Did the kid on the bus know that Peter is Spider-Man?

Towards the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War, Peter Parker is on a school bus, presumably going to school [or on a field trip]. When Peter notices The Maw's ship in the distance, he immediately ...
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Did the current Marvel TV Shows have to change plans because of the “Infinity War” fallout?

Season 5 of Agents of Shield is currently airing, Season 2 of Luke Cage comes out this June and Season 3 of Daredevil is also expected to be released later this year. Since what happens at the end ...
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Why didn't Dr.strange use the time stone when this event occurred? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War, why didn't Dr. Strange use the time stone when Star-Lord woke up Thanos? Did he forget?