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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Who were the other two heroes with Superman in the newspaper article who left?

In Justice League, we see a newspaper article showing three heroes who died (left to their home planets) but it was too fast that I missed catching the faces. Who were the other two heroes who are ...
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Man of Steel Easter Eggs

I noticed a few Easter eggs that didn't seem obvious until I re-watched my Man of Steel BluRay. The traditional whooshing sound heard as Superman does his very first flying around in the suit... If I'...
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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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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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Why did Warner Bros spend $25 million to CGI out Henry Cavill's mustache?

After scrolling on Twitter loads of people have tweeted about how Warner Bros. spent $25 million worth of CGI used to remove Henry Cavill's mustache in Justice League. For example: Anyway back to ...
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The acid scene in “Suicide Squad”

In Suicide Squad (2016), there is a scene where What is the significance of that scene? Was it the final test of Harley's loyalty to Joker and it was never acid in those containers, but only made to ...
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Why didn't Jor-el and Lara leave Krypton with their son?

I remember a brief comment by Jor-el in Man of Steel saying their fate was linked to Krypton but what does that mean? Why didn't he or Lara accompany their son? As the greatest scientist on Krypton ...
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Explanation of Bruce/Batman's nightmares?

In Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, Batman/Bruce is having nightmares. I do not understand that, what are those nightmares all about? And who is this guy?
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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 is Christian Bale not in the upcoming movie Batman vs Superman?

This is about the upcoming Zack Snyder movie Batman vs Superman, where Ben Affleck is playing Batman. I just read an article that Christian Bale wanted to be Batman again. So I wanted to ask why wasn'...
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How old is Wonder Woman?

In the movie Wonder Woman, we see Wonder Woman as a child who grows into an adult. During the same time we see the people around her - the Amazons - not seem to age at all. It's revealed that Wonder ...
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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 with the bat branding and its consequences?

Why do the prisoners attack the guy with the bat brand in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice? I'd think many of them are in there because of Batman. Why would a person branded by Batman be ...
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How did the final confrontation in Man of Steel get resolved?

At the end of Man of Steel, Superman breaks the neck of General Zod. My question is, how could he do that so easily? And why did none of the Kryptonians think about doing that to him? Especially, ...
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What was the ending of Batman v. Superman about?

In the ending battle and aftermath of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, we know that My question is, if there was so much attention and ceremony around this event, what is the explanation for the ...
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How did they sail from Themyscira to London in one night while sleeping?

In the film Wonder Woman (2017), how did they sail from Themyscira to London in one night while sleeping? One would have thought it would take longer to sail that far and also it seemed unreasonably ...
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Why does Batman brand criminals?

In Batman V Superman it's shown that Batman brands criminals with a 'bat brand'. This brand on someone means they will definitely be killed. Why does he choose this instead of killing them himself or ...
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Did Michael Shannon appear in Batman v Superman, or was it just CGI?

In "Batman vs Superman", the character Zod appears briefly as a corpse. Actor Michael Shannon - who portrayed Zod in "Man of Steel" - is credited as Zod, but in the actual cameo his face looks a ...
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How is the term “God” meant in the DC universe?

In Wonder Woman movie, the term "God" is used for Zeus & Ares. But in the Batman V Superman movie, someone writes "False God" on the statue of Superman. So kindly let me know what does the ...
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What makes the difference between Zod's and Superman's regenerative abilities?

I completely understand that in Man of Steel Kal-El is the only one who can break Zod's neck and it's essentially a level playing field (like two humans fighting each other). However, what I see as ...
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How does Superman accelerate when he flies in Man of Steel?

As per the storyline of Man of Steel, it is said that Superman is able to fly because of earth's low gravity. But how is he able to control the speed at which he flies? How can he hover or accelerate ...
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What is the meaning of the graffiti saying “Joke's on You Batman”?

What does the yellow "Joke's on You Batman" graffiti mean that we see on the suit in Batman's cave in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice?
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Is Christopher Nolan no longer associated with Batman vs Superman?

The film credits about cast & crew on IMDb pages no longer show Nolan listed as executive producer. Has Nolan bowed out of the project? Or is there a role change?
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Was the submarine attack genuine?

When King Orm (Patrick Wilson) goes to meet King Nereus (Dolph Lundgren) for the first time, they get attacked by a submarine. The submarine shoots torpedoes at them without provocation. It is then ...
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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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Will Billy Batson grow up to look like Shazam?

In Shazam the child Billy Batson is able to transform into the eponymous hero that is an adult-like character in looks (face + body). But do we know if Shazam's look is Billy Batson's future look? I ...
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What did Wonder Woman do during World War II?

In the recent Wonder Woman film, we learn that the first World War was the work of Ares, God of War/Truth. When Wonder Woman kills Ares, it takes away the desire for war from everyone, resulting in ...
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Who was the horned creature Luthor was seen with in Batman V Superman: Ultimate Edition?

In Batman V Superman: Ultimate Edition, we see when the SWAT team goes to arrest Luthor, there is a horned demon like creature who suddenly vaporizes. Does anyone know who that creature is and what is ...