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Questions tagged [character]

Typically questions about a specific character in a movie/tv show.

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Does XXXX have a name in the movie?

In Layer Cake, I understand that we, the audience, do not know XXXX's real name (and it doesn't seem like we could know it, via hints in the movie, etc.). However, XXXX does have a name that the ...
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Why does Skrull's clothing not return to their original form when they die?

How come when a Skrull dies they change back to their natural form but their clothing does not? In Captain Marvel, when Fury crashes the car, a Skrull dies and changes back to their original form ...
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If Agent Smith is just an AI program, then how could he end up in the real world?

In the movie The Matrix Revolutions, Agent Smith possessed the body of Bane in the real world. But he was just an AI program, nothing but some code that exists in the Matrix, so how could he end up in ...
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Is Carol Danvers called Captain Marvel in universe

So I'll start by saying Brie Larson's Carol Danvers is Captain Marvel and we should all call her that. My question is though is the title diegetic? Can we expect anyone in the movies to call her that?...
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Why doesn't Tony Stark get hurt by the inside of his Iron Man suit?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe Tony Stark repeatedly falls from a great height. Tony survives! Tony gets hit by a rocket. Tony survives! But that is from the outside. But how does the Iron Man suit ...
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Why doesn't Lucifer show Decker & Linda that he's the real devil?

In the tv series Lucifer, he claims that he is the devil. He basically tells everyone that he is the devil. Which he is... . Yet Detective Chloe Decker and his Therapist Linda Martin don't believe him....
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What significance does Mike Yanagita have in Fargo?

In the Coen brothers' movie Fargo (1996), the detective Marge Gunderson gets called by and meets an old schoolmate, Mike Yanagita. He tells her that he is widowed and tries to make a move on her. ...
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What's the significance of David's back pain in The Lobster?

In the film The Lobster (2015), the pain in the back is such a defining characteristic of David. Does it have any particular significance? Why did the director decide to give him that burden?
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Why didn't Vito kill those two guys?

In this scene from The Sopranos Vito bumps into the two guys from New York, I had always wondered why he just did not follow them and kill them so no-one would know ...
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What is the significance of Soubin Shahir's character in Carbon (2018)?

Rajesh, Soubin Shahir's character as a mahout in the Malayalam film Carbon (2018), appears first in the scene where Sibi, Fahadh Faasil's character, meets the elephant's owner. He was presented in the ...
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In the “Sinister” movies​, is the devil immortal or it can be killed?

In the first Sinister, a man wants to know how families are killed but sinister devil captures​ his daughter and has her kill the whole family. In Sinister 2, a police officer from Sinister 1 starts ...
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Ragnar's injury after the Paris battle

In Vikings, in the first attack on Paris, Ragnar jumps from the tower, hits his back on one of the siege towers and then hits the pile of dead bodies. After this, it is shown that he is injured, but ...
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Was Fritz a Nazi all along?

During the course of Babylon Berlin's first season Charlotte's friend Greta falls in love with Fritz, who seems to be a passionate communist. Later in season 2 Fritz gets allegedly shot on the street ...
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How did Janet Van Dyne survive in the Quantum Realm?

I am asking the question that the OP here started to but doesn't quite at the end. Janet Van Dyne was lost in the Quantum Realm for 30 years. In those years, she gained certain abilities. These ...
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What was the role of Meyer Wolfsheim? Why was it so important?

Why was Mr. Meyer Wolfsheim's role so important in The Great Gatsby? How did it affect the story of the movie?
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Was Thanos really committed or just a hypocrite?

The title is extremely vague, because this question contains HEAVY spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War, specifically the very last scenes of the movie. I can't reasonably put the entire question in ...
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How was Forrest Gump inducted into the military despite being a bit mentally challenged?

I know the military demands for a candidate which serves as the right fit. But looking at Forrest Gump I think one would have to think maybe thrice!!
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What is a Flerken?

What exactly is a Flerken in Captain Marvel? How does it swallow things much bigger than itself? Where do they originate from? Do they show up anywhere else in the MCU?
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Was a deal made with Warner Bros so that Peter Porker can do the things he does?

In the movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse there is this spider-man character called Peter Porker, who is an alternate funny animal version of Spider-Man: He does things and say things closely to ...
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Why doesn't Ash swap out Pokémon more often?

For example, in the XY Pokémon league when he was battling Shouta (I think that's his English name). Ash used Talonflame against a Water Type, leaving him at a type disadvantage, resulting in ...
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Is the Devil Sams father?

In the TV series Reaper the main character Sam has to capture escaped souls from Hell and the request of Satan himself. As the show continues it turns out Sams parent are demons and sold his soul to ...
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Why is Seven of Nine called Seven of Nine?

I'm pretty sure there's a lot more than nine Borgs, and probably quite a few that have groups of nine entities. Is there any in-universe description of how Star Trek: Voyager's Seven of Nine gained ...
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Has Arya forgiven people?

In episode S05E02 of Game of Thrones we see Arya reciting her list, which is now alarmingly short. The names (if I remember correctly) are: Cersei, The Mountain, Meryn Trant and Walder Frey. But ...
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How did Nick Fury lose his left eye?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Nick Fury and Captain America have the following conversation. Steve Rogers: Soldiers trust each other, that's what makes it an army. Not a bunch of guys ...
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What happened to Syrio, the Dance Master?

In the first season of Game of Thrones, Arya trains with a Dance Master called Syrio Forel. Towards the end of the series their lesson is interrupted when troops burst in and try to capture Arya. ...
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Why did Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane abandon King's Landing in the middle of battle?

Why did Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane abandon King's Landing in the middle of the siege from Stannis during Game of Thrones S02E09? If behaviour of Joffrey is reason behind his action then he should ...
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Why was God depicted this way?

In the show The Umbrella Academy S01E07, Klaus has a black and white sequence where he has a conversation with God, shown here as a little girl riding a bicycle: Is there a reason why God was ...
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Did Captain Flint love Miranda Barlow more than Thomas?

There was a quote in Black Sails season 3 when Captain Flint had a vision of Miranda after she died and he said When I lost Thomas, I raged. I was distraught, I wept. But with you, I'm ruined ...
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What were the “n-drink Amy” (Amy's personas after drinking)?

In the "Brooklyn-99", Amy's personality was undergoing radical change with alcohol. Gina, Amy's friend was calling that "one-drink Amy", "two-drink Amy" etc. Each of those "n-drink Amys" were ...
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What is Mycroft Holmes' full name? Is there a mention anywhere?

In the BBC Sherlock series, Sherlock mentions that his full name is William Sherlock Scott Holmes. Has there ever been a mention of Mycroft's full name anywhere? (including other series, books and ...
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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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How does Chigurh know where to go to find Moss when the transponder isn't beeping initially?

Just rewatched this masterful film, No Country For Old Men. A few things came to light from having watched an interview with the Coens, Brolin and Bardem on YouTube. A couple things, though, ...
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Is Captain America back with Iron Man and the Avengers?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming while Happy (Jon Favreau) is loading the plane at Avengers Tower he mentions a "prototype of Cap's new shield". Does that mean Captain America is back with the Avengers and ...
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Were Landa and Hellstrom lovers?

In Chapter Five of Inglourious Basterds, Revenge of the Giant Face, Colonel Hans Landa strangles Bridget von Hammersmark to death with his own hands immediately after placing her at the scene of the ...
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Was Leonard Hofstadter's character inspired from George Costanza's character?

I have already seen The Big Bang Theory TV series and now I am watching Seinfeld. By looking at George Costanza's character I can relate too many similarities between Leonard and him, let alone their ...
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What is Dean Winters' character Avi's function in John Wick?

In the movie John Wick (2014), we meet an associate of Viggo Tarasov named Avi, played by Dean Winters (maybe best known from Allstate Insurance's Mayhem ads). In the few scenes that we see Avi, he ...
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Why is Crowley of red color in cloud form while other demons are black clouds in Supernatural?

All the demons in Supernatural, when they exit their human vessels, are in form of a black smoke cloud. However, in Season 9 Episode 10, Crowley enters into Sam's body to ask him to expel the Gadreel....
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What is the nature of the Nuclear Family?

I know a little about Nuclear Family from Justice League Action etc but in Titans I am confused about the nature of the Nuclear Family. In comics and cartoons, it's a family of robots with different ...
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Why did the Jennings even have kids?

In The Americans, if it was such a problem for the Jennings to have kids in the first place as revealed in Season 3/4: Why bother at all? It would have looked perfectly normal to be an American ...
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Where did Star Lord get his boot engines from and how do they work?

It seems, that Star Lord from the Guardians of the Galaxy just couldn't use simple engines, because he has no space for a lot of fuel. One thing left is a nuclear reactor. Did he steal them from Stark,...
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Why does Leonard on The Big Bang Theory always wear socks when he goes to bed with Penny?

Leonard always wears socks when he goes to bed with Penny. This seems pretty weird to me. Is there any specific reason why he does this?
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Who is the last Spider-Man?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse during the scene after the credits, we can see a punisher like Spider-Man called Miguel (at least in the spanish dub). Who is he and how its related to the spider-...
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Where is Will Turner's heart at the end?

In Dead Men Tell No Tales, when the trident is finally divided, every curse in the sea disappears. So, Will Turner doesn't have to be in the Flying Dutchman forever. But he remains heartless?
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What happened to Agu's mother?

In the movie Beasts of No Nation (2015) what happened to Agu's mother? Was Agu able to find her? It is not mentioned in the movie. Is there any explanation in the book which the movie is based on?
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Why is Sheldon such a big fan of Doctor Who? [closed]

In some episodes of The Big Bang Theory we can see that Sheldon is a big fan of Doctor from Doctor Who. We also see that one of his greatest dreams is transferring his mind into a cybernetic body. ...
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Who was this awkwardly excited girl at the wedding in Supergirl S03E08?

During the Arrowverse crossover in Supergirl S03E08, there was one girl who met Barry on his wedding but behaved way too awkwardly: She said she was excited for the wedding and then corrected herself ...
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In the Supergirl TV series what are known powers/abilities of the Martian Manhunter?

The Martian Manhunter is one of the important members of the Justice League. He can transform into any creature and adapt to any condition. In Supergirl TV series his role is played by David ...
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Does Lily know Snape loves her?

I know that professor Snape loved Lily in Harry Potter. What I want to know is: does Lily know that Snape loved her, or did she ignore him since she was in love with James?
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Why is Philip 'Lip' Gallagher such a sad character in Shameless?

In Showtime's Shameless, a series about Chicago's dysfunctional family, every character has its own ups and downs. But one character that started off really interesting in his own fashion has now ...
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Why is Cyborg in Doom Patrol instead of Titans?

I recently started watching DC Universe show Titans and realized Cyborg was not there but he is apparently in the spinoff Doom Patrol in a prominent role. But why this change? Titans is based on ...