Questions tagged [captain-america-the-first-avenger]

Captain America: The First Avenger, is a 2011 superhero film featuring the Marvel character of the same name. It is produced by Marvel Studios and stars Chris Evans as Captain America. It is the fifth movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Why did they pick World War I over World War II in Wonder Woman?

Wonder Woman in comics is associated with World War II not World War I, but in 2017's film Wonder Woman, it's set during World War I. What was the reason for this drastic change? Is it to avoid ...
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How did they make Captain America so tiny and skinny in the first half?

How did they make Chris Evans so tiny and skinny in the first half? He lost weight + green screen all along I suppose? Or is there something more interesting.
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Why is the Space Stone wrapped in a cube and called Tesseract?

Did the tesseract storyline get introduced before the writers decided to introduce the Infinity War arc? I'm just curious as to why the Space Stone was a cube, then crushed by Thanos to reveal the ...
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What happened to Red Skull at the end of Captain America - The First Avenger?

At the end of Captain America - The First Avenger, when Red Skull and Captain America are fighting on a plane, Red Skull holds the Tesseract in his hands. And soon a portal opens to another space ...
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Why wasn't Dr. Erskine shot before he turned Steve into a super soldier?

In Captain America: The First Avenger just after Steve is turned into a super soldier, Dr. Erskine is shot by a Nazi infiltrator. But Schmidt tells Dr. Zola that if they can stop the super soldier ...
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How did S.H.I.E.L.D lose ownership of this item?

At the end of Captain America: The First Avenger we see Howard Stark's team recover the Tesseract from the ocean floor. in Captain Marvel we learn that the power source to the Lightspeed Engine Mar ...
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Using Tesseract as a time stone?

In Captain America: The First Avenger, during the final one-on-one fight between Captain America and Red Skull, Red Skull says "I have seen the future, there are no flags" to which Cap replies "Not my ...
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Does Captain America possess superhuman strength in the MCU?

  In the episode The Bridge (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) superhuman Mike Peterson pushes a bulldozer across a football field. Afterwards Mike and his trainer exchange these words: ...
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How is the Tesseract still in Odin's trophy room during Thor?

The Tesseract ends up on earth because it was lost during the battle between Odin and the Frost Giants. During Thor we see Thor talking (as a child) about how he wants to wage war on the Frost ...
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Peggy's age in Avengers Endgame

The first Captain America movie happens in the 40s. Steve falls in love with Peggy then. In Avengers Endgame, Cap and Ironman travel to 1970. Cap sees Peggy then, she doesn't seem to have aged a day ...
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Why do we say that Captain America is the first avenger?

We already know that Captain America is the first avenger. There is a Thor in the avengers team and he is older than Captain America. Why do we call Captain America the first avenger?
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Was Steve Rogers legally a “Captain” America?

Steve Roger (the "Captain America") enlisted in the US Army as a private. Then, after undergoing the super-soldier treatment and proving himself in action he got promoted: Col. Chester Phillips: I ...
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How did Captain America survive being frozen for 70 years in ice?

As asked on Quora: With a metabolism 4X the average human's, the notion that his body wouldn't have wasted away doesn't make sense. Did the comics provide any explanation for how he was able to ...
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Why did the Tesseract “burn” a hole through Red Skull's plane but not Nick Fury's desk?

In the end-credits scene of Captain Marvel, the Tesseract was thrown up by Goose on Nick Fury's desk. I remembered the final fight scene in Captain America: The First Avenger where the Tesseract was ...
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How did Bucky live this long without visible aging?

We know how Captain America and Black Widow, both of whom are older than they look, stayed youthful looking - both have used a kind of Soldier Serum which causes rapid healing from injuries and slows ...
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Was Carter going to jump on the grenade?

In The First Avenger, during the dummy grenade scene, was Agent Carter attempting to jump on the grenade? She runs towards Steve/the grenade? Is there any confirmation that she intended to do the same?...
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How is Bucky even alive?

When you think about it, not a lot of the story on how they kept Bucky alive makes sense. He was shot out of a speeding train and fell to unknown depths, only to be found by Strategic Science Reserve ...
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Is there any relation between Johann Schmidt and Klaus Schmidt?

Klaus Schmidt is the main villain in the film X-Men: First Class and Johann Schmidt is the main villain in the film Captain America: The First Avenger. They are both seen to be Nazis during World War ...
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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 the Tesseract end up in Norway during the events of Captain America?

As asked on Quora: The film opens with Red Skull breaking into a church and stealing a hidden Tesseract. But why was it there in the first place? Is there a possibility it was a gift to the ...
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How does Captain America's shield bounce?

In the first Captain America movie Howard Stark says "Vibranium. It's stronger than steel and a third of the weight. It's completely vibration absorbent." If the shield completely absorbs vibrations, ...
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What is this blueprint that Zola grabs?

In the First Avenger, when Capt storms the base and frees the captured part of the 107th Regiment, the Red Skull sets the auto-destruct for the base. This causes Dr. Zola to scramble to grab some ...
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How does Howard Stark get the vibranium for Capt America's original shield?

How does Howard Stark get the vibranium for it? Is there any MCU explanation for it? Or just left to wonder?
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Why Captain Marvel is not the First Avenger?

In the MCU, Captain America is referred as the first Avenger but I recently watched Captain Marvel, in which Nick Fury met with Captain Marvel for the first time, even before any other Avengers. In ...
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How did Bucky get the rank of Sergeant?

In The First Avenger, how did newly enlisted James Bucky Barnes get the rank of Sergeant? That's 5 ranks into service.
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Captain America Shield Deflection

So, watching Captain America: Winter Soldier, I think I spotted a flaw regarding to Captain America's shield properties. There is a scene where Cap is fighting Winter Soldier and his henchmen ...
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How is Bucky resurrected after death? [duplicate]

In Captain America: The First Avenger, Bucky dies before coming back as The Winter Soldier in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Why was he chosen to become The Winter Soldier and how was he ...
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Why is Captain America unbeatable?

I know how Captain America became the First Avenger from Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and it is done in 1942, America has entered World War II. My question is, why is he in perfect ...
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How did the Tesseract end up with Mar Vell? [duplicate]

In the end of Captain America, Tony Stark's father retrieves the Tesseract. In Captain Marvel we are shown that Lady Marvel was working with the Tesseract. How does the Tesseract go from Mr.Stark to ...
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How could Red Skull use Tesseract as a power source?

In Captain America: The First Avenger Red Skull used the Tesseract (Space stone) as a power source for Dr. Zola' weapons. But the tesseract isn't the Power stone. Then how could it be used as a power ...
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Why didn't the Tesseract get transported with Red Skull? [duplicate]

At the end of Captain America: The First Avenger Red Skull disappears and it was later discovered that he was transported by the Tesseract. In other circumstances like when Thor took Loki to Asgard at ...
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What is the material of Captain America's shield?

I had seen the movie, but i didn't get the name and the description that what is the material of Captain America's shield?