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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How did Groot manage to raise the axe of Thor when even Hulk failed?

In Avengers Hulk tried to raise Thor's hammer and failed miserably. In Avengers: Infinity War, Groot raises Thor's new axe and holds it for a few seconds! Is the axe made of some other light material, ...
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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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Why does Stormbreaker's handle stay?

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, we have seen Groot been erased due to Thanos' snap. So shouldn't the handle he made for Stormbreaker get erased as well? Just wanted to know if there is any ...
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What happens to the Thanos gauntlet after use?

Why does Thanos's gauntlet look destroyed after he used it at the end of Avengers: Infinity War?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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If Dr Strange knew the outcome why did he put up the fight?

Dr. Strange uses the Time Stone to see like a lot of possibilities (don't remember exact number) and says that, in only one of them do the avengers win. When Thanos is about to kill Iron Man, Dr. ...
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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 was Natasha Romanoff in hiding with Team Captain America?

In Captain America: Civil War, the people who side with Steve Rogers, including Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch), Sam Wilson (Falcon), Clint Barton (Hawkeye) & Scott Lang (Ant-Man) are imprisoned by ...
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How does Thanos know when Gamora and others will arrive on Knowhere?

In Avengers: Infinity War on KNOWHERE, we have seen Thanos torturing the collector to get the information about the Reality stone. Later we get to see it's an illusion created by Thanos. But how ...
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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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How to kill an Asgardian?

In Thor: Ragnarok Asgardians like Thor, Hela, Valkyrie are hit several times. Loki even got beaten very badly by Hulk in Avengers. But none of them died. But in the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War ...
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Who was messaged in the post-credits scene of Avengers: Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War post-credit scene, who did Nick Fury message?
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How do the surviving Asgardians get to Earth?

In Thor: Ragnarok, many Asgardians are killed; all surviving members of the race that we know of escape on a space ship. At the start of Avengers: Infinity War we see that they were almost immediately ...
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Do vanished people know what happened after the snap?

In Avengers: Infinity war Thanos's finger snapping caused wiping out half of the universe. And in Avengers: Endgame, when the Avengers got all the Infinity Stones from the past, Hulk put the Gauntlet ...
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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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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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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 didn't they call for this character's help sooner?

We see in the post credit scene of Avengers: Infinity War, where Nick Fury seemingly sends a message for help to Captain Marvel and he has her number on speed dial, or if that was a pager. In an ...
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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'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 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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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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What video game was Groot playing?

In Avengers: Infinity War, we see Groot behaving like a teenager, and playing a handheld video game for most of the movie. I think it was only shown once, and very briefly, but the sound of it could ...
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Why were the trailers so different to the final film? [duplicate]

I don't really understand where from they took those parts. Usually trailers contain main scenes from the film to convince fans to go to the cinema. But Infinity War trailer contains scenes, that film ...
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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 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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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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How did Hawkeye qualify to receive this item? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War, in order to obtain the Soul Stone, Thanos has to sacrifice someone he loves. To thwart Thanos, Gamora tries to stab herself, but he turns the knife into bubbles. Thanos ...
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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 would Dr. Strange get upset about Tony Stark leaning on Cauldron of the Cosmos?

Why is Dr. Strange upset about Tony Stark leaning on the Cauldron of the Cosmos when they meet Bruce Banner at the New York Sanctum? I don’t see any MCU canon regarding it.
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How did Hela know that the Gauntlet was a fake?

So in Thor: Ragnarok, we see Hela mentioning that the Gauntlet in Odin's treasure room is a fake. How did she know that it was a fake, considering the fact that she was locked away by Odin for about ...
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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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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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Why did Thanos not seek the Timestone first, to save his own planet?

Seeing Thanos background motivation presented in Avengers: Infinity War, I really feel like he could have used the time stone and saved his planet. Why go to the trouble of collecting all the stones, ...
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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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How is Thanos able to hold almost all of the Infinity Stones barehanded?

So in the movie we see Thanos holding the space, soul and mind Stones in his bare hands. So how is he able to handle such powerful artifacts which even Quill (son of a celestial) was not able to do ( ...
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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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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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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 is Spider-Man wearing on his hand?

Towards the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War, Peter Parker is on a school bus. When Peter notices alien ship in the sky, he immediately asks the kid in front of him to create a distraction. The kid ...
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How was Stormbreaker able to withstand the power of an Infinity Stone?

In Avengers: Infinity War Thor throws Stormbreaker at Thanos, while Thanos uses an Infinity Stone to counter Stormbreaker but fails to stop it. How did Stormbreaker withstand the power of an Infinity ...
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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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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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Does the Soul Stone always need a sacrifice?

The Soul Stone in Vormir became concealed in a shrine, accessible only to those who were willing to sacrifice someone that they loved. Red Skull: Soul holds a special place among the Infinity ...