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2016's American superhero film based on marvel comics book and sequel to Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and the thirteenth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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How does Captain America know about Iron Man's parents' fate?

In the climax of Captain America: Civil War (2016), Zemo showed Iron Man how his parents really died, and that the Winter Soldier was responsible. Afterwards, Iron Man asked Captain America whether ...
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Why do the Avengers have bad radio discipline?

I have been thinking about the communication between team members in the Avengers movies, primarily when they talk over their team radio net. It seems like they have very little radio discipline in ...
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Why did Vision end up in Iron Man's team?

Vision is a humanoid of pure logic. Also, he wishes not for the destruction of humanity like Ultron and is worthy enough to hold Thor's hammer. Why does such being enter the Iron Man's team to force ...
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How did Tony Stark know that Peter Parker is Spider-Man?

In Captain America: Civil War we see Peter Parker come home to see Tony Stark chatting with his Aunt. Later he tells Peter that he knows he's Spider-Man, and that he wants to recruit him. How does ...
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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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Wasn't Iron Man smart enough not to fight the Winter Soldier?

At the end of Captain America: Civil War Iron Man gets mad at the Winter Soldier when he finds out that he killed his parents. Isn't Tony Stark smart enough, though, to know that this is exactly what ...
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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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Why does Captain America chuckle when Spider-Man tells him which borough he's from?

This is a conversation between Captain America and Spider-Man from the movie Captain America: Civil War: Captain America: You got heart, kid, where are you from? Spider-Man: [Straining] Queens!...
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How can Wanda Maximoff (The Scarlet Witch) be realistically imprisioned in the MCU?

In Captain America: Civil War, when Tony visits the Raft, a floating prison in the middle of the ocean, we see Wanda in a straight jacket in her own isolated cell. Makes sense considering how powerful ...
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What's that thing in Captain America Civil war promo images

In the top right corner of below image There is a small plane like thing, this has also been seen in some more pictures, but this does not look something SHIELD might have used before, So my question ...
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Why was Civil War billed as a Captain America movie as opposed to an Avengers movie?

So with the other individual movies (Thor, Iron Man, The first two Cap' films), individual Avengers may play cameos or supporting roles. In the Avengers films, it has been a collaborative effort with ...
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Why didn't Ant-Man become relatively weaker as he grew?

At one point during the fight in Captain America: Civil War Ant-Man increases his size instead of decreases. I know that Ant-Man keeps his strength when he shrinks, hence relatively he becomes ...
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Why did Black Panther change his mind?

Yesterday I saw Captain America: Civil War. Captain America, Black Panther and Zemo had a conversation on the mountain. Zemo said he was sorry to have killed Black Panther's father. Then why did Black ...
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What happened to the third post credit scene?

It was all over the news that Captain America: Civil War would have 3 post credit scenes. But in the final product we only got 2 post credit scenes: one mid-credit which worked as an epilogue, and one ...
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What was with the giant location titles?

VIENNA I really enjoyed Captain America: Civil War, but I found myself giggling uncontrollably whenever they'd put up the ENORMOUS location titles. LONDON This seemed a very odd choice. The film ...
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When did Tony Stark learn to fight?

As indicated in the movies, Tony Stark is a "Genius billionaire playboy philanthropist", with no background in combat training. In the comics and cartoon series it has been shown that Tony was trained ...
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Why should Bucky know Black Widow specifically?

In the movie Captain America: Civil War, Black Widow told Bucky: "You could at least recognise me". What does that mean? Did they know each other during WWII?
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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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Eye part mask of Spider-Man and Deadpool

A mask or helmet or any such wearables is mostly used for protecting one's head from injury or in this case protects one's identity. But for Spider-Man as depicted in Captain America: Civil War and ...
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Why didn't Vision damage the Quinjet in Civil War?

In Captain America: Civil war's airport fight scene, as depicted in How It Should Have Ended (around 2:10) Vision could have just blown up the quinjet, stopping Capt and Bucky from escaping in it. I ...
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What were the magic words used by Zemo and what's it referring to?

In Captain America: Civil War, Baron Helmut Zemo used some magic words to activate the brainwashing of the Winter Soldier. But these words seem a bit weird to me at first glance, I only remember one ...
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Was Steve Rogers supporting Bucky by lying?

Spoilers about Captain America: Civil War follow: After Tony Stark watches the video of the Winter Soldier murdering his parents, he asks Rogers if he knew about that particular history with Bucky? ...
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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 weren't Thor and Hulk present in the movie Captain America: Civil War?

I remember faintly that they were referenced in the movie couple of times. But where were they while all the civil war was happening? Why weren't they part of the civil war? Were they at least aware ...
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How did S.H.I.E.L.D. know about Dr. Strange in Captain America The Winter Soldier?

In Captain America Civil War, how did S.H.I.E.L.D. know about Dr Strange? It is mentioned in the scene on the rooftop that existence of Bruce Banner, and Steven Strange have changed the game. So ...
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Why is there a Sokovia Accords at all in Captain America: Civil War?

The whole premise of Captain America: Civil War is that the Avengers need to be kept in check due to some unfortunate outcomes in their dealings with "the bad guy". This leads to the Sokovia Accords. ...
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When exactly does Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 take place in the MCU?

Some people say Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 takes place a few months after the first one (2014), which means before Civil War. If that's the case,
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Captain America Civil War 7-3 = 5

In Captain America : Civil War, in the first present day scene, the one with Rumlow when the fight breaks out, Captain America says: I make 7 hostiles. Then Falcon flies in and takes down 3, ...
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Why did the Winter Soldier do that to Stark's family?

In Captain America: Civil War, it's shown that the Winter Soldier murdered Tony Stark's parents after the car accident. We can see the Winter Soldier didn't take anything from them after the murder, ...
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Why is Black Panther addressed with “Your Highness”?

In Captain America: Civil War, there were multiple instances when Black Panther (T'Challa) was called Your Highness by the Avengers: By Lt. Col. James Rhodes, when Captain America, Falcon and Winter ...
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What are the incidents represented on the map presented by Thunderbolt Ross?

In Captain America: Civil War what are the incidents/locations represented on the map presented by Thunderbolt Ross? He explains what four represent: New York (Avengers) Washington D.C. (Captain ...
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How come Wanda can overpower Vision?

As far as I understood, Wanda's power are coming from the mind stone, as J.A.R.V.I.S told her so, when they were talking about the mind stone in the kitchen. But there is a scene afterward, that he ...
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Did Natasha know about Sharon/Kate's real identity when she was encouraging Steve to “call that nurse”?

Inspired by a gifset on Tumblr. In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Natasha keeps trying to set Steve up with various women, including Kate, his neighbor who's a nurse. Later in that same movie, ...
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Why the German police?

In Captain America: Civil War" the Winter Soldier (Steve Rogers's childhood friend Bucky Barnes) is sought for his role in an assassination and located in Bucharest, Romania. We know it is Bucharest ...
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Why does the action look choppy in Captain America: Civil War?

I've just seen Captain America: Civil War and one thing that struck me was how choppy a lot of the action looks. I'm aware that filmmakers often play with frame-rates to get various effects. Action ...
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Why does the 3D movie I just watched stutter? [closed]

We just watched "Captain America: Civil War" in the theatre. It was 3D and it was one of the technically worst shows I have experienced. The movie was stuttering all the time during action scenes. I ...
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Why did Helmut Zemo target only James Buchanan Barnes and not 5 other Winter Soldiers?

We saw in Captain America: Civil War that Zemo used Bucky as a means to make the Avengers crumble from within. When Tony saw the footage he was enraged and the Avengers literally broke up. All I ...
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Vibranium material properties

Following this question about Captain America's Shield. It made me wonder the following about Captain America: Civil War: How were Black Panthers claws able to scratch Captain America's shield if it ...
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Why didn't Iron Man bring “more suits” to help his team mates?

In Iron Man 3, we've seen dozens of Iron Man suits, "House Party Protocol". In Avengers: Age of Ultron, he designed the "Ultron" project, which in turn led to the production of thousands of Ultron ...
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Why doesn't Spider-Man look like an adult in Captain America: Civil War?

I don't understand why Spider-Man doesn't look like an adult in Captain America: Civil War? Is it something to do with the Marvel timeline or what?
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How was the helicopter scene from Captain America: Civil War filmed?

In Captain America: Civil War (2016) there is one scene where Captain America prevents a helicopter from flying away with his bare hands. Here is that scene if you haven't watched the movie, or ...
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How can Spider-man lift the Winter Soldier's metal hand so easily?

As I saw, the Winter Soldier's metal hand is very powerful. And in many combats with the Avengers it's been shown. But in Captain America: Civil War, when both groups are combating, Spider-Man, here ...
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Why doesn't The Vision chase Captain America and The Winter Soldier when they are escaping in the Quinjet?

In Captain America: Civil War, after fighting Tony Stark and his team in the airport, Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes are escaping in a Quinjet. The Vision could fly up and shoot them down, but instead, ...
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Why didn't Nick Fury do something and where was he?

Nick Fury plays a very important role in creating the Avengers. But in the events of Captain America: Civil War Fury was nowhere to be seen. In the movie, the Avengers team is seen falling apart. So ...
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How do the other 5 Winter Soldiers get subdued and stored in cryogenic tubes?

In a flashback sequence, we get to see the other 5 serum subjects revolting against their Russian controllers. If I remember correctly, the scene basically ends with one of the Russian overlords ...
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How did Iron Man record his past days?

In Captain America: Civil War (2016), Iron Man demonstrates his product or something to people by presentic a holographic of his past days. We can see young Tony Stark. I know the movie is fiction, ...
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What is the significance of Black Widow saying “You could at least recognize me” to Bucky? [duplicate]

In Captain America: Civil War, Black Widow says "You could at least recognise me" while fighting a 'hypnotised' Bucky. Most people suggest that it's simply a reference to her past encounters with him ...
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What is the significance in Hawkeye and Widow for the team?

In MCU, contrary to the others, Clint Barton and Natasha Romanoff are mere humans with good training and combat abilities. Other members like Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Vision, Scarlet Witch, and ...
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Why was Ant-Man excluded from the Civil War trailer?

Has there been any official word on why Ant-Man, who we know from promotional images and the Ant-Man stinger sequel hook to be involved in Captain America- Civil War, was excluded from the recently ...
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Plot holes in Zemo's plan in Captain America : Civil War [closed]

Entire post has SPOILERS. If you have not seen CA:CW, be warned. Zemo's plan seemed to have too many lucky coincidences. Zemo went to all the trouble of killing the ex-HYDRA guard, bombing the UN, ...