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2018 American superhero film based on Marvel's Black Panther. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya and Letita Wright.

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Did Tony Stark Create Vibranium? [duplicate]

In the scene below, Tony Stark creates a new element. I was wondering: is this Vibranium, or a completely different element? Also, if this is Vibranium, how come no-one else was able to create this. ...
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Who will replace Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther? [closed]

Sadly, Chadwick Boseman died, but now the MCU needs a Black Panther, I have a very good question... Who is going to take the throne now?
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What does the whole letter in Black Panther by Prince NJobu say?

In the scene where Killmonger goes to the Ancestral Plane and is back at his apartment when he was a kid, he finds a letter written by his dad, Prince N'Jobu. I paused my DVD to try to read the ...
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Can Black Panther’s suit repair itself (without having to be worn)?

I’m doing a science project, and I’m trying to find a creative example of a non-living thing that can repair itself. I was wondering if anyone knew that if Black Panther’s suit, by itself, can repair/...
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What is the duration of the power of the heart shaped herb?

In Black Panther the black panther of Wakanda consumes the heart shaped herb to gain powers. But what is the duration of that power? If a black panther eats the herb once, will it be effective for ...
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Why would W'Kabi go against T'Challa?

What I found on the Fandom Wiki here about W'Kabi from Black Panther: Having lost his faith in his king due to his failure to capture Ulysses Klaue, the man who was responsible for the death of ...
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Is the liquid that gives Black Panther his powers the same which strips out his powers?

In Black Panther we have seen T'Challa's power being stripped away during ritual combat. So is that the same liquid which gives him power in the first place or is it a different herb? Could it nullify ...
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How did the Border Tribe plan to subdue Black Panther?

When M'Kathu commanded the people of the Border Tribe to attack Black Panther, how exactly were they trying to subdue him? At one point Black Panther was thrown like a quarter mile by a battle rhino ...
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How is being Wakanda's king and Black Panther connected?

T'Challa was Black Panther before being king. It means that both functions are independent. The throne is hereditary by default (but can be challenged) and the Black Panther role is maybe hereditary (...
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Why don't Wakandans feed Heart-Shaped Herb to everyone?

Why don't they farm this herb in a massive amounts and give it to every citizen, so that they all could have super powers?
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How does Killmonger so easily defeat T'Challa in ritual combat?

In Black Panther, Killmonger is shown to defeat T'Challa in ritual combat without much effort. However, before the fight, T'Challa drinks a potion which gives him the powers of the Black Panther. ...
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Where do Wakandans get their (external) wealth from?

In Black Panther (2018), it is shown that Wakanda is an autarky (self-sufficient) country that lives within a bubble, literally. Hidden and fully isolated from the outside world. But at the end of ...
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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 can Wakanda defend themselves?

Wakanda is a closed country who does not let the world know they have highly advanced technology. In fact the world sees them as primarily a farming nation. We know they defend their borders, ...
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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 is the purpose of growing vast amount of heart-shaped herb?

The only people in Wakanda allowed to ingest the heart-shaped herb are those who have been given the mantle of the Black Panther, which means, prior to T'Challa and Killmonger's battle for the throne, ...
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Was there a meaning to the design on Shuri's shirt?

In the beginning of the movie, when Black Panther goes back home and is greeted by his mother and sister Shuri, she is wearing a shirt with what looks like a Green Lantern symbol. But Green Lantern ...
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Why is it so easy to become king of Wakanda?

In Black Panther, during the initial ceremony, Zuri asks whether anybody wants to challenge T'Challa for the throne. He asks each tribe, and then asks the public in general. If anybody wants to ...
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Is there any way for Wakandan people to regrow the Heart-Shaped Herb?

Is there any way for Wakandan people to regrow the Heart-Shaped Herb after Killmonger burned them in Black Panther?
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How does this guy eat?

There is this guy in Black Panther and probably more people like him with this weird looking mouth. Are they even human? Is the mouth naturally like this or has it been surgically altered to indicate ...
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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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In Black Panther why does M'baku use this phrase?

Why does M'Baku use this phrase ? Glory to HANUMAN Some body says "He belongs to monkey tribe". Did they know about LORD HANUMAN? Can we confirm what he actually says and why he says it?
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Did the world know about Wakandan Vibranium before the end of Black Panther?

In Captain America: Civil War, there is a scene in Vienna, where king T'Chaka says the following to a large gathering of officials: When stolen Wakandan vibranium was used to make a terrible weapon,...
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What accent did the actors use in Black Panther?

The people of Wakanda in Black Panther spoke with an accent. Was it invented for the movie, or is it from a particular part of the world? It sounds distinctly African, but I can't pinpoint a country ...
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Did the Black Panther score use Didgeridoos?

I tried to google, but couldn't really find any help. In the track "Waterfall Fight" on the Black Panther score (not the soundtrack), I could swear it sounds like they used didgeridoos. I know the ...
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Why didn't Black Panther ask Captain America for help?

Why didn't Black Panther ask Captain America or the other Avengers for help (perhaps from members that are hiding in Wakanda due to the Sokovia Accords disagreement) when trying to reclaim the throne ...
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Why is ritual combat performed in water?

We see in the movie that, when the Wakanda people undergo their ritual combat to challenge the king's title, it always takes place at the cliff of a waterfall, in standing water.. Also, if I recall ...
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Why didn't the Black Panther's power heal wounds?

As far as I understand, the power of the Black Panther is gained by drinking the potion, not by wearing the suit, and that power is responsible for the near immortality and full regeneration of the ...
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What is the reason for T'Challa's decision at the end?

When Erik Killmonger takes over Wakanda he plants to send Wakandan weapons and technology to all parts of the world and reveal to the world the true nature of Wakanda. T'Challa and the rest of the ...
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Why the Golden Jaguar suit instead of Black Panther?

In the Black Panther movie and the trailer, we see Michael B Jordan seems to posses a vibranium suit of his own. However, according to Wakandan traditions, he doesn't wear a suit that represents the ...
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Does T'Chaka actually have Black Panther powers in Civil War?

Beware: Spoilers for Captain America: Civil War and Black Panther. In Captain America: Civil War, T'Chaka is the King of Wakanda, and I understand that the Kings of Wakanda hold the power of the ...
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What do the bumps on Killmongers body mean?

In Black Panther, when Erik Killmonger first shows off his body it is covered in scars. He states that for every kill he makes he scars himself on his chest. Why does he does he do this? Does it ...
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What are the other tribes that live in Wakanda and why didn't they help during the uprising?

In Black Panther during the ceremony to become King And later on in the film we see a small civil war break out with the Rhino guys who are one tribe siding with Killmonger who fight the royal ...
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Where exactly did Wakanda get the Vibranium and how did they get this high-tech?

It is being said throughout Black Panther that Wakanda has Vibranium in abundance. In the present day, they've got super high-tech weapons and systems. But when they show the past (T'chaka and his ...
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How did Black Panther win his last battle?

During the finale of Black Panther, when T'Challa is fighting on the train tracks and manages to put a spear in Eric Killmonger, I didn't quite get the trick with powers off powers on that T'Challa ...
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Why does Prince T'Challa have a 6-sided TV in "Black Panther"?

Early in Black Panther, Prince T'Challa is shown in a control room, watching the regular news on a TV that has 6 sides instead of being rectangular. This is a mock-up of what I mean: Is there any ...
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How and why did T'Challa have the Black Panther power already?

In Black Panther, during the ritual they have to strip-away T'Challa's power before he can compete with M'Baku for the throne. But, why does he have the power in the first place? Didn't he have to ...
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How do the timelines between Black Panther and Captain America: Civil War interact?

At the start of the present day in Black Panther when T'Challa extracts Nakia from her operation, he tells her that his father, King T'Chaka, died and he wants her to come to his coronation ceremony. ...
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Why is Killmonger's "ancestral plane" vision different?

In Black Panther, in order to be King you must consume a plant which in the comics is referred to as the Heart Shaped Herb and then "enter the ancestral plane and reconnect with the past Black ...
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In Black Panther, what was the purpose of this ceremony

In Black Panther, there was a ceremony where... What was the purpose of the ceremony?
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Why leave the body?

At the beginning of Black Panther, King T'Chaka kills It later transpires that the body was left in Oakland, where This was undoubtedly a major motive for the film's antagonist. So why did T'Chaka ...
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Who kills T'Chaka, one of the original Black Panthers + father of the current Black Panther?

So, I remember reading a while back some Black Panther comics but I remember that in the comics T'Chaka (father of T'Challa the current Black Panther) was killed by a character called Klaw. After ...
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