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 do the Avengers struggle so much against Thanos in “Endgame”, when they managed to resist him in “Infinity War” in a supposedly worse situation? [duplicate]

When Thanos fights the Avengers in Infinity War, he always has the Power Stone because that's the first he collected. So he has been fighting with increased power, yet some of the Avengers were able ...
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Discrepancy in Thanos's use of time stone in Infinity War

In the movie Doctor Strange when the time stone was being used to fight Dormamu, every time Strange set the time back his position got reverted back to the original place he appeared. However in the ...
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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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Were there others guarding/guiding to the Soul Stone?

In Infinity War, we see The Red Skull at Vormir guiding those who came to collect the Soul Stone. But since these infinity stones existed long before the events of Captain America, do we know if ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange summon the whole army in Infinity War? [closed]

In Infinity War, why did Doctor Strange even let Thanos snap in the first place by letting half of them die and even giving away the Time Stone in the process only to later be reverse snapped back ...
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Spiderman comment question

So I was watching Avengers: Infinity War after I saw Endgame and when 2 of the Black Order members (Ebony Maw and Black Dwarf) were fighting against Iron Man, Spider-man came for help. Tony Stark ...
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What exactly does the Infinity Gauntlet do?

When Thanos snapped his fingers in Avengers: Infinity War, half the population of the universe died. So his plan was to come to the future to snap everything dead and re-create a new universe. When ...
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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 did Dr. Strange make the comment “You look more like a Thanos”?

When Thanos arrived at Titan Dr. Strange said "You look more like a Thanos" as if he had seen him for the first time. On the contrary Dr.Strange went ahead in time to see the possible outcomes and 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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Exactly what is Thanos? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Endgame Thanos single-handedly takes on Also, he did most of this BEFORE getting any of the Infinity Stones. So, what gives? What makes this character so powerful?
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Why was Peter Parker so excited to be an Avenger?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Peter refused being an Avenger at the end of the movie, yet in Avengers: Infinity War, he acted excited when Iron Man told him he was now officially an Avenger. Why would ...
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Was the pager message from Nick Fury to Captain Marvel unnecessary?

This question has been bugging me for a while. Maybe it is a bit overthought. Does Nick Fury really need to send a pager message to Captain Marvel after Thanos' snap? I mean, there is only a 50% ...
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Did Thanos think of the aftermath of snapping the Infinity Gauntlet?

According to the MCU Wiki: Thanos is the genocidal warlord from Titan, whose own main objective was to bring stability to the universe, as he believed its massive population would inevitably ...
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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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What happened to the outriders during “Avengers: Infinity War”?

Last time we saw of them, they were fighting against the Wakandans and the Avengers in Wakanda, and there was still a number of them. Now, just after Thanos' snap, we see the Wakandans being dusted ...
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Reason for Ant-Man not appearing in Infinity War

Having watched Ant-Man and the Wasp I cannot see any decent reason why Ant-Man was not included. In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War, it's mentioned that Scott took a plea bargain, and this is ...
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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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What was happening in Wakanda in the “end credit” scene of Avengers: Infinity War?

In the "End Credit" scene of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), we saw Maria Hill and Nick Fury driving in the street and then there was a message on the radio. Nick then asked Maria, "what is it?" Maria ...
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What happened on Titan before the arrival of Tony and Star-Lord?

In Avengers: Infinity War Star-Lord speculates what might have happened to Titan as he said its "axis are 8 degrees off and gravitational pull is all over the place". After that, when Thanos arrived, ...
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Why did Fury and Hill dissapear so quickly? [duplicate]

I am sure that there is a duplicate of this that I have just not been able to find, but this relates to the post - credit tag of Avengers: Infinity War. It appears that Fury and Hill have only just ...
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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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Did Stan Lee get erased by Thanos

In the Avengers: Infinity War, post Thanos' Finger Snap, do we have any information regarding the Stan Lee cameos? Is he alive or erased due to the snap?
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How is Iron Man communicating with the others on Titan?

In Avengers: Infinity War Star Lord is implanted with a translator. But how are Iron Man and Spiderman able to communicate with others on Titan...
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Why did Thor not aim for the arm holding the gauntlet?

I think it's been enough time for this to not be a spoiler about Avengers: Infinity War. But still, So, at the end(ish) I understand, to a point, why didn't Thor go for his head (in Thor's logic ...
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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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How did Nick Fury know that it's time to call Captain Marvel?

Nick Fury didn't know that Thanos was on Earth, have all the infinity stones and snapped. Just by looking at Maria Hill getting "dusted", how can he know that it's time to call Captain Marvel? He ...
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Where was Karl Mordo in Infinity War?

Karl Mordo was a huge role in Doctor Strange and there's no explanation for where he was in Avengers: Infinity War. If Wong was there Karl should have been too.
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Why did Gamora appear to Thanos as her younger self?

We now know that the final scene in Avengers: Infinity War where Gamora asks her father Thanos "what did it cost" and Thanos responds with "Everything" happens in the soul world as the Russo Brothers ...
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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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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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How was Groot able to lift Thor's hammer? [duplicate]

I have read at a lot place that Thor hammer can only be lifted by those who are chosen to be worthily to wield it. So if Groot can lift it in infinity wars, so does it means he's was to worthy to do ...
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Was Thanos part of the possible 50% that he want to kill? [duplicate]

So, Thanos's goal was to bring balance to the Universe by eradicating 50% of the living. I wonder, was he part of the general population that could have died? In other words, but killing half the ...
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Did this character die while fighting Thanos?

While defending Vision from Thanos, Thanos crushed the War Machine suit. Natasha was under a huge rock pillar. Banner was fused into huge rocks. Captain America apparently took unbearable punch By ...
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Can Doctor Strange look into the future beyond his death? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War, Doctor Strange looked into the alternating futures to see the outcome of the battle against Thanos. And out of millions of possible outcomes he said that only in one outcome ...
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Why was the Wakandan attack so weak? [duplicate]

Wakanda, which is sitting on a rich reserve of Vibranium, is depicted as a more advanced civilization then the rest of the world in Black Panther. In Avengers: Infinity War, during the battle of ...
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Who Collected all the stones before thanos did? [duplicate]

In Thor: Ragnarok an infinity gauntlet was visible, does this mean Odin had it in the first place? Was he the one who put the stones in different realms?
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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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Why is it different when Ebony Maw handles the tesseract and when Red Skull handles the tesseract?

Various people handle the tesseract throughout the MCU. I'm interested in the distinction between Ebony Maw in Avengers: Infinity War: (Loki and Thanos also handle the tesseract in this scene.) and ...
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How did Thanos know about the power of “The Snap”?

In the scene on Titan with Doctor Strange in Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos said, With all six Infinity Stones, I will simply snap my fingers and it would all cease to exist. Then again, in the ...
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Does Gamora's species have males?

Watching Avengers: Infinity War (2018), we see Gamora and her mother. There's also a bunch of people during a flashback on her home planet, who all look female--maybe there's a quick glimpse of some ...
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What happened to Heimdall's sword?

Heimdall's sword Hofund is reported as "made by the Dwarf smiths of Nidavellir". It seems like it is also the "Thanos-killing kind". I was wondering why Thor didn't use it against Thanos (instead of ...
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Where did Thanos get his first Infinity Stone?

Where did Thanos get his first Infinity Stone? In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos had one stone but where did he get it? Does anyone know?
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Was the 'snap' the only combined power of the Infinity Stones or are there others?

We know that the infinity stones are very powerful gems. But in the movie Avengers: Infinity War, after gathering all the infinity stones, Thanos snapped his fingers and wiped out half of all living ...
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Why did Doctor Strange say that his job is “protecting the reality” to Iron man?

In the scene from Avengers: Infinity War where Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Wong and Bruce Banner were discussing the Infinity Stones and how to hide the time stone from Thanos, Doctor Strange told Tony ...
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What is Spider-man's support for his webs here?

Every time I watch Avengers: Infinity War, I can't figure out how Spider-man is able to swing in an open area. Is it a mistake in the movie? Please watch the Ebony-Cull invasion scene following: Let ...
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Why did Black Widow give the spear to Proxima?

After Natasha wounded Corvus Glaive in Avengers: Infinity War, she threw the spear to Proxima. Was it accidental or intentional? If intentional, then for what purpose?
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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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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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Family History of Drax The Destroyer

OK, so in Guardians of the Galaxy, Drax joins the party in the hope that he will get to face off against Ronan the Accuser, whom he holds directly responsible for killing his wife and child. Indeed, ...