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Questions tagged [character]

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

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Why is Disney's Aladdin so poor despite company of the genie?

We all have enjoyed Disney's Aladdin cartoon series in our childhood. But I have this question unanswered since childhood about why Aladdin is so poor despite being master of the genie who can do ...
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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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Who was the real life character behind Iroq in Ready Player One?

Who was the real life character behind Iroq (the one with the hollow skull body) in Ready Player One? I don't mean the actor in real life, but the person in the movie who played the character in ...
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Why did Thanos use the article “the” to refer to Ebony Maw?

On my 3rd rewatch of Avengers: Infinity War, I noticed something weird. When Thanos arrives on Titan and sees Doctor Strange, they have the following conversation. Dr. Strange: Oh, you are much ...
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How did the T-1000 die with molten steel?

How did the T-1000 die with molten steel in Terminator 2: Judgement Day? The T-1000 is very powerful and has the ability to rejoin his body parts, but why was it unable to do so after being in molten ...
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Why have this character involved in Infinity War at all?

Taking this question from another perspective: Since [Out-of-universe] Hugo Weaving was not willing to take back his role as Red Skull [In-universe] and it seems that any generic ominous figure with ...
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What's with the secrecy of Judi Dench's M's identity?

In "Casino Royale" James Bond breaks in to M's (Judi Dench) house and in their conversation she asks: M: And how the hell did you find out where I lived?! Bond: Same way I found out your ...
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In Constantine, why did Lucifer grant John a wish?

In the climactic sequence of Constantine, Lucifer and John Constantine face off. John tells "Lou" that the archangel Gabriel is in the other room with Lou's son. Lucifer steals his son away from ...
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Why aren't the actual people involved in incidents asked to do reenactments?

It has always struck me as being kind of funny that the actual people involved in incidents aren't invited to (reen)act the scenes. It's usually some look-a-like actor who needs to do a ton of ...
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Would Thanos be considered an anti-villain? [closed]

Through all the horrible conquests and murders Thanos has committed through blind ambition for a better world, he does have one ounce of humanity with Gamora, as seen in Avengers: Infinity War. Would ...
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Was Cartman's saving of Kyle in imaginationland and smug-alert selfish?

I know the majority of people see Cartman's saving of Kyle in imaginationland and smug-alert in South Park as selfish. But why is that? I'm not saying I disagree with that, I'm mainly more or less ...
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Does Thanos intend to exert his plan on each planet individually or the entire universe as a whole?

According to Thanos's plan in Avengers: Infinity War, which of the two statements is true: Thanos intends to kill half the population from the whole universe, randomly. or Thanos intends to ...
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Who is the healing mutant in first Egyptian scene of X-Men: Apocalypse

In X-Men: Apocalypse (2016). Who is the mutant (with instant healing power) in the first scene in Egypt, where En Sabah Nur's (Apocalypse) consciousness is being transferred to. Does this character ...
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What was the reason behind Ronan's name?

We all know Ronan was the villian in Guardians of Galaxy. But he was called Ronan the accuser several times. Why was he called this? Is there any reason behind this naming?
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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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Thanos' 'situation' at the end of Infinity War [duplicate]

Spoliers ahead - So Thanos had all the six stones and with a snap he made half the population vanished. But, those who got vanished we're randomly selected. So this could have included Thanos ...
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Do Thanos and Stark know each other in Avengers: Infinity War?

Throughout the movie Avengers: Infinity War there’s some relatable exchange between Thanos and Stark. Either they are talking to each other about each other or talking to others about each other. At ...
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Does Thanos have any inherent superpowers without the Infinity Stones

Throughout Avengers Infinity War movie, we see Thanos fight with one or more Infinity Stones. So he's using their power to win against the Avengers. But does he have any superpowers without these ...
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What exactly does Dan in “Seven Pounds” do to help Will Smith? What was the plan?

In the movie Seven Pounds, Ben (Will Smith) and Dan keep talking about the plan. What exactly was the plan and how did Dan help him with it? In the end Dan talks to a doctor or someone and convinces ...
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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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Why did Thanos get the soul stone?

In Avengers: Infinity War Red Skull tells Thanos that he must kill someone he loves in order to obtain the soul stone. But if you truly loved the person you would never kill them. Can someone explain ...
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Avengers Infinity War: Casualty List?

I saw Avengers: Infinity War last night and hugely enjoyed it. However, with the huge amount going on, I've forgotten which main/well known characters fell as casualties of the war (and at the hands ...
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Who is Eric Cartman's father?

In South Park TV series, who is the father of Eric Cartman? I have watched till season 10 and Eric's mother keeps on stalling the revealing of true identity of Eric's father.
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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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What was the significance of The Fugitive?

In S04 Ep08 of The Sopranos, titled "Mergers and Acquisitions", Tony Soprano gets a new wide screen television. The television technician is showing Tony how to use it and the 1993 movie, The ...
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Why was this character in Avengers: Infinity War in Vormir? [duplicate]

We know Red Skull is in Captain America: The First Avenger, but why is he in Vormir in the first place? How did he get there? Apart from Marvel trying to close Phase: One, what was the point of ...
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What was Thanos referring to?

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Thanos and Gamora are on Vormir, Thanos mentions that he passed up his destiny once and that he wasn't going to do it again. He said this because What "other destiny" ...
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Why does Hulk act the way he does in Avengers: Infinity War?

There are two scenes in the movie where Banner calls out to Hulk and Hulk denies him. These events happens after the first Hulk fight where Loki proclaims "We have a Hulk". One is in New York during ...
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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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Where was Valkyrie?

There are a lot of discussions happening presently regarding the opening of Infinity War, and specifically the absence of Valkyrie from the Asgardian refugee ship. Tessa Thompson, who plays the ...
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Why did Jessie and James join Team Rocket?

They seem to actually be generally good people, but with some major terminology confusion*. Is it ever explained why they want to "denounce the evils of truth and love", or what drove them to join ...
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Why weren't J.A.R.V.I.S. & Jarvis played by the same actor in MCU?

J.A.R.V.I.S. is the AI built by Tony Stark as an aid & house-help (Butler) based on Jarvis who was the aid & house-help (Butler) of Howard Stark, Tony's father. J.A.R.V.I.S. is voiced by ...
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Is Tony Stark the natural son of Howard Stark?

My Question is whether Tony Stark is the natural son of Howard stark?
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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 does John Ruth dislike the coffee? [duplicate]

When John Ruth enters the cabin in The Hateful Eight he tries the coffee, he reacts, immediately spitting out the coffee and throwing it on the floor complaining about how awful it is. I'm not sure ...
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Why did Vision copy Thor?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), shortly after Vision manifests, he looks at Thor, notices Thor's cape, and generates one of his own. Why did Vision care to copy this aspect of Thor's appearance?
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Why does Jesus side with Maggie in S08E16?

Jesus has always been the voice of mercy and reason in The Walking Dead, even in the last episode of S08E16 when he talks to Morgan. In the last scene of S08E16, he agrees to this: Maggie has her ...
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Why does Ty have so much money?

In Caddyshack (1980), Chevy Chase's character (Ty Webb) is laid back, good at golf, and apparently extremely rich. At one point in the film, when he and Lacy are at his house, Lacy mentions that Ty ...
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Why did the Hulk leave? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), near the end of the film, the Hulk goes off on his own in a Quinjet and basically abandons everyone and everything that's going on.. when Black Widow asks him to ...
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Why does Young Sheldon behave like an adult while Adult Sheldon behaves like a kid?

In The Big Bang Theory, Sheldon Cooper always behaves like a kid. But, in Young Sheldon, his younger version behaves more like an adult. Both the characters do not seem similar at all. Was there any ...
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What happened to Miss Gulch?

What actually happened to Miss Gulch from "The Wizard of Oz"? Did the Tornado kill her? We never see her again after Toto escapes. The last time she's mentioned is when Dorothy fears that she'll be ...
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Why doesn't Mads Mikkelsen speak the entire film?

In Valhalla Rising (2009), Mads' character One Eye goes the entire film without saying a single word. At a certain point, a young boy starts speaking on his behalf, but One Eye doesn't really affirm ...
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What is Dalton's full name?

In Road House, Patrick Swayze plays a character named "Dalton". Throughout the movie, he introduces himself simply as Dalton and that is the name that everyone uses while addressing him. The ...
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How did they come up with the idea of using a hockey mask for Jason Voorhees?

How did they come up with the idea of the iconic hockey mask for Jason Voorhees? He didn't even wear that mask before Friday the 13th Part III. So how did the makers get this idea? As hockey mask didn'...
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Why can't Kovu defend his “not guilty” plea?

That is something that has bothered me for years, ever since I first watched The Lion King II: Simba's Pride. In the scene that precedes the Exile, there are 2 big proofs that Kovu was not taking ...
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Why doesn't the regeneration power make the deformed face of Jason like before in Jason X?

In Jason X, it was told that Jason has miraculous regeneration abilities. Scientist/Researcher: His unique ability to regenerate lost and damaged tissue, I mean, it just, it just cries out for ...
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What is the story behind the Asian female assassin?

Who was the Asian female assassin playing prostitute in episode 02 of Deutschland 83? And why did she attack Martin, did she attack him thinking he was West or East soldier? What's the whole story ...
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Why does Phineas and Ferb's dad never react when his sons making inventions in front of his eyes?

If you watched Phineas & Ferb from start to finish, you might have noticed that sometimes they outright tell their dad about their inventions or sometimes he can see it with his own eyes. It's ...
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Is investigator Murray a Russian spy in Stranger Things 2?

Many ideas just come to my mind after watching the S2E5&6. This private, free-lance investigator seems strangely mysterious to me, obviously when Murray stores a lot of Vodka in his refrigerator. ...
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Why does Old Man Marley give creepy look if he's actually nice in Home Alone?

If Old Man Marley from Home Alone is actually a nice man then why does he always give Kevin a cold and creepy stare (particularly when Kevin shouts that he's not afraid anymore)?