Questions tagged [dc-extended-universe]

The DC Extended Universe (DCEU) is a series of films, based on DC Comics characters, that occur in a single shared universe. Use this tag for questions that pertain to any movies in the DCEU, or questions about the shared universe itself.

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How many different Batsuits were used in Justice League movie?

In the Justice League movie, there were different bat-suits used by Batman what were the differences between these suits and what was the specialty of each suit.
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Whose corpse was this in the ZSJL?

In Zack Snyder's Justice League, when the league resurrects Superman, Barry comes across a corpse in the Superman spaceship. I would like to know whose corpse is this? The league was carrying with ...
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Why didn't Hippolyta lift the horse?

In the scene from Justice League where Steppenwolf attacks Themyscira and Hippolyta was riding the horse with another Amazon carrying the mother box, when Steppenwolf strikes them, why did Hippolyta ...
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Can Wonder Woman fly in DCEU?

I've read this question here, and it was while ago and answer by KutuluMike was only focused on first WW movie and BvS. With the second installment, WW84, She seems to be on air for a while, but uses ...
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How did Darkseid or DeSaad not remember about earth when Steppenwolf mentioned the motherboxes to DeSaad?

Wonder Woman mentions in the history lesson in Zack Snyder's Justice League cut that, when Darkseid/Uxas was defeated, the 3 motherboxes were left on earth and also the anti-life equation was carved ...
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Why do the three boxes appear when the parademon explodes?

When Batman is fighting the parademon in the beginning of Justice League, he catches the demon with a net on the wall. The demon explodes after some screaming and twitching, leaving goo picturing the ...
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Is there any mention of this conflict and fight in original stories?

I think all Batman movies are based on DC stories/comics (I don't know about comics thing much). So is Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice also based on some story (story about Batman seeing Superman ...
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Why did they want to send people to the Phantom Zone in Man of Steel?

The people of Krypton had to live somewhere, but as I got it from Man of Steel the Phantom Zone is just some place in space. But some character (I don't remember Jor-El or Zod) wanted to send people ...
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Question about Snyder cut and the motherboxes

In Zack Snyder's cut of Justice League, why was Steppenwolf surprised to discover the anti-life equation? From Diana's story early on we find out Not sure how much of this needed to be in spoilers ...
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What is the relationship between Steppenwolf and Darkseid in the DC Extended Universe?

In the DC comics, Steppenwolf is the uncle of Darkseid. However, their relation was not made clear in the Justice League (2017) movie. I've read many CBR articles, as well as several other sources, ...
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Why did DeSaad say the Mother Boxes were destroyed?

At the end of Zach Snyder's Justice League, Superman and Cyborg push apart the Mother Boxes. They tumble to the ground and the evil plan is foiled. DeSaad says that the Mother Boxes were destroyed, ...
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What was Aquaman's motivation for killing Black Manta's father?

In Aquaman, after Black Manta's father was dead, Black Manta gets revenge on Aquaman. At times I feel like Aquaman just killed Manta's father for the sake of it. So why did Aquaman kill Black Manta's ...
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Seven sins, seven Wizards, seven symbols, seven times repeated, but six super-heroes

Throughout Shazam!, we see many references to the number 7. Wizard: My job is to protect you the seven worlds of the seven main sins. Sivana: That seven symbols. Total seven times repeated. ...
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How does this artefact work in WW84?

The crystal stone in Wonder Woman 1984 grants wishes, with a twist: Diane gets Steve back, but slowly loses her powers Barbara becomes powerful, losing her "soul" (it is difficult to ...
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Why does Wonder Woman say “goodbye brother” to Ares?

When Ares reveals himself to Diana in Wonder Woman, just after she finds out that her sword is powerless against him, he says "Oh my dear child". Then, Diana tells him: Goodbye brother. before ...
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Was this predatorial villain original to the movie?

Late in Wonder Woman 84 Diana fights hand-to-hand with an animalistic human who is a main character transformed into the ultimate predator. The villain has fur and claws while remaining humanoid. Was ...
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Why was Steve Trevor not Steve Trevor, and how did he become Steve Trevor?

In the new Wonder Woman 84 (2020), Diana Prince makes a wish to see Steve Trevor, her lost love. In the next scene, a stranger approaches her and says something only Steve Trevor would know. In a ...
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How did the Joker survive the helicopter crash?

How did the Joker survive the helicopter crash in Suicide Squad after he pushed Harley Quinn out of the helicopter? The crash seemed impossible to survive from.
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How is Superman able to defeat Kryptonians who are better trained and skilled than him?

During Man of Steel, Superman battles and defeats several military trained Kryptonians (eg. Zod, Faora etc) who have much more training and combat skill at their disposal. Faora mentions that he is ...
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Why did he say “You are right about him” to Batman?

In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, In a dream sequence a red suit character appears through a portal and it appeared like Flash to me. So why did he (maybe Flash) tell Batman that he is right ...
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Why are there so many superhero movies made in recent decades?

This question is mostly concerned with live-action theatrical films. Here’s lists of Marvel and DC Comics films. I’ve made a graph of yearly distribution since 1966 (first Batman): As we can see, ...
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How did Wonder Woman's shield withstand machine gun fire?

In one of the pivotal scenes of the movie, Diana goes out into No Man's Land between two trenches. She is eventually held in place by concentrated machine gun fire, using her shield to protect ...
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Is it really possible to cause military-grade explosives to explode with a gun shot?

At the end of Suicide Squad: According to IMDB Goof's, it states, Military-grade explosives do not explode when shot at; the (sic) require a blasting cap to be set off. This is a safety feature of ...
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Wasn't the Dark Knight against killing criminals?

In Batman vs Superman, why does the Batman have no trouble in killing goons while rescuing Martha Kent, when we know that the Dark Knight is inclined towards lawfully trying criminals rather than ...
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Where exactly does Birds of Prey take place in the DC Extended Universe?

I recently watched Birds of Prey and it was clear that it takes place after Suicide Squad, but when? I want to know in comparison to other DC Extended Universe films.
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What is the significance of the toy car?

When Huntress' family is killed in Birds of Prey, one of them gives her a purple toy car, which seems to be a sign that it had a some importance to her or her family. Later on in the movie she gives ...
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Batman is what?

In the post-credit audio-scene of Birds of Prey, Harley says Batman is and then it cuts to black. What was she supposed to say? Is it about his secret identity, as she also named her hyena Bruce?
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What kind of medicine is Dr. Poison administering?

This contains major plot spoilers for Wonder Woman so proceed at your own risk. What is Dr. Poison giving General Ludendorff that helps him get stronger and she says will help restore his strength? I ...
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Do they retain their powers permanently?

At the end of the movie, Shazam (Billy Batson) shares his powers with his friends after which he breaks the staff? So my question is Will they retain the power permanently? That is, do they still ...
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How did Superman know that Lois was falling to catch her in time?

When Lex Luthor pushed Lois Lane from the roof in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice he may not have been worried about Lois dying and taken a chance in pushing her. But how did Superman know that ...
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Was Flash's message in Batman vs Superman for the event occured in Justice League?

Ok, so there were a lot of questions regarding Bruce's 'knightmare'/ visions and The Flash's message in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice most of which are answered here. So, following the ...
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Did Wonder Woman kill Ares?

In the conflict scene between Wonder Woman and Ares we are left feeling that she has defeated him. However, all we really know is that Ares is no longer around and there is a rather large crater where ...
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Why does General Zod need armor in the Man of Steel film?

As asked on Quora: General Zod seems like he's wearing substantial armor in the Man of Steel trailers. Is that something that rips off when he receives the first Kryptonian punch, is it tougher ...
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How did Jor-El stand a chance against Zod?

In Man of Steel, it was made clear that Zod was born to be a great warrior, while Jor-El was the planet's foremost scientist. How then did Jor-El completely demolish Zod in hand-to-hand combat in the ...
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How did Aquaman get his tattoos?

Simple question, how (physically) did Aquaman get his tattoos? Considering that, He is bullet proof Hardened steel can't penetrate his skin That he had his powers at an early age and his tattoos ...
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Did Billy's power get diluted? [duplicate]

Through out the movie Shazam! (2019), we see the bad guy, Dr. Sivana, wanting Billy to touch the staff and say his name (Shazam) so that the power would go to Dr. Sivana. At some point, Billy shared ...
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Why do some Atlanteans need water breathing suits?

In the new Aquaman movie there are a number of scenes where Atlanteans are seen on land wearing suits filled with water so they can breathe​. In some of the fight sequences we even seen their suits ...
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“What's the best thing about planet Earth?”

At the very beginning of the movie, Justice League (2017), two kids record a video with Superman for their podcast. One of the kids asks: "What's the best thing about planet Earth?" Just as ...
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Shazam's physical and mental powers, based on the Gods

When Billy Batson is gifted the powers of Shazam, the Wizard claims Yes. I give you the power. And with it all my strength. Solomon's wisdom. The power of Hercules. Atlas toughness. The power of Zeus....
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Can Shazam retain full strength even after sharing it with many people?

After sharing powers with his friends Shazam (Billy Batson) still seemed to have all his powers in the movie. Was this the case? Does this mean he can share his powers and create heroes without losing ...
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Emotional immaturity of comic-book version of superhero Shazam

In the 2019 movie Shazam, much is made of the fact that the title character - though apparently an adult man (with superpowers) - is in actual fact an emotionally immature 14-year-old boy - i.e., that ...
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Was Shazam! originally intended for a Christmas-time release?

I just saw Shazam! (2019). This film was released in theaters in April, but the holiday of Christmas features heavily in the film - essentially all of the story takes place in December, and we hear ...
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How did Billy become eligible to gain Shazam's powers?

When the ancient wizard Shazam summons children to test them and find a champion, he judges them based on their will to resist the temptations of the Deadly Sins. He deems every one of them unworthy ...
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Why did Superman risk his life in the final fight?

During the climactic battle scene in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Superman gets the kryptonite spear and kills Doomsday, but the kryptonite weakens him enough that Doomsday kills Superman as ...
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Is Batman v Superman based any comic book?

I have recently come across the story of the Injustice: Gods among us comic and was thrilled with the whole concept of Batman's Army against Superman's Army. I did not find any comic edition that goes ...
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Why did Shazam! take place in a real city?

The movie Shazam takes place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This is different than most DC movies and shows in which they all take place in fictional cities. Superman is in Metropolis. Batman is in ...
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What influences the power growth rate of a Kryptonian on Earth?

I'm struggling to understand how Kryptonian powers develop as they spend time on Earth. It took Clark years to discover his powers, yet when he's fighting the two Kryptonian warriors, they appear ...
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How did David's Knife hurt Arthur?

At the start when David Kane is fighting Arthur Curry on the sub David's father's crew went to steal we see that David's blades could not hurt Arthur. When Orm Marius goes to David to track down ...
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Do Shazam and Man of Steel exist in same universe?

In the mid-credit scene, we see Shazam invites Superman to his school in the lunch break. From previous knowledge, we know that Shazam has been a part of the Justice League. But there was no cameo of ...
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How do Billy and his friends go to the Rock of Eternity at the end?

Before Billy Batson gets his powers, there are two ways to reach the Rock of Eternity, as seen in the movie. Being summoned by the ancient wizard Shazam Using hieroglyph-like symbols to create a ...

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