Questions tagged [guardians-of-the-galaxy]

2014 American science-fiction adventure centered around a diverse group of eccentric individuals and their efforts to stop a fanatic leader from destroying an entire planet. It is based of the Marvel comic series of the same name and takes place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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What was the reference in the post credit scene in Guardians of the Galaxy?

At the end of the credits in Guardians of the Galaxy there was a post credit scene with The Collector and a talking duck, that was introduced as "Howard the duck" and the author whom created him. But ...
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How can Infinity Stones be handled by humans but almost killed Peter Quill?

I thought that normal people couldn't handle the Infinity Stones without something to control their power? The main scene that drives this home for me is the end of Guardians of the Galaxy, where ...
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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 are the Infinity stones different in appearance?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, we see the Infinity Stones as normal stones when the Collector explains about them to the team. But we know how different they are in the present Marvel cinematic timeline ...
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Travel in Guardians of the Galaxy

In Guardians of the Galaxy, we see beings traversing galaxies as easily as we traverse continents. We have traveled, halfway across the quadrant. And Ronan is no closer to being dead. - Drax ...
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How did Peter Quill know where the Power Stone was, even if he didn't know *what* it was?

In Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Peter Quill lands on Morag with some device that let's him (I'm guessing here...) see the past as a hologram. He uses it to find the entry to a building, and finds ...
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Which galaxy does the name “Guardians of the Galaxy” refer to?

As per Wikipedia: Guardians of the Galaxy (retroactively referred to as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1) is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same ...
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Family History of Drax The Destroyer

OK, so in Guardians of the Galaxy, Drax joins the party in the hope that he will get to face off against Ronan the Accuser, whom he holds directly responsible for killing his wife and child. Indeed, ...
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Did Groot's arm grow back in a minute?

In avengers: Infinity War Groot sacrificed his arm to finish making Thor's axe, because they couldn't find the handle. And in a minute Groot's left arm grows back and looks like he never sacrificed it....
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Who beheaded the celestial that became knowhere?

Guardians of the Galaxy did a lot for the MCU. It presented a likable group of rag-tags to audiences, introduced the universe's cosmic corner, and inadvertently created one of the franchise's most ...
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Why are Xandarians in a hurry to get to nothing at all?

Near the start of Guardians Of The Galaxy, Rocket says about the Xandarians: Xandarians. What a bunch of losers. All of them in a big hurry to get from something stupid, to nothing at all. Pathetic....
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I am Groot? translation: Is there an English translation for all of Groot’s dialogues?

In the Guardians of the Galaxy films we can gather by how he says it and by how a character that understands Groot responds as to what was said or asked, but do we have or will we ever get, subtitles ...
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Is this an inconsistency in the Infinity War and Guardians of the Galaxy?

In Infinity War, Thanos explains to Gamora that killing half of her people saved them from inevitable doom. You know what's happened since then? The children born have known nothing but full ...
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What was meant by Groot saying 'We are Groot'?

At the end of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 1, Groot says 'We are Groot' rather than the usual 'I am Groot'. What did Groot mean by this?
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Why did Starlord's body start to disintegrate while holding an infinity stone?

Given Starlord is of celestial origin, why did he start to disintegrate when holding an infinity stone in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1?
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Value of Currency in Guardians of the Galaxy

In Guardians of the Galaxy, they make many references to "units", which is their currency. For example, Quill's bounty was 30,000 units and the fee to recover the orb was worth 4,000,000 units. But ...
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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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Why was Ronan/Thanos not interested in the other Infinity Stone in possession of The Collector?

Both the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy seem to spin around the 6 Infinity Stones. In Thor: The Dark World, the Aether is given to the Collector. He explicitly says "One down, five to go."....
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Could Slither (2006) be considered canon in the MCU?

In the scene with the Collector in Guardians of the Galaxy, one of the tanks in the room contains The Long One and several of the Slugs from Slither. This is clearly an Easter egg, but it begs the ...
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Are Star-Lord's final words a reference to something else?

After watching Guardians of the Galaxy and Peter Quill's final words: What should we do next? Something good? Something bad? A bit of both? a friend of mine meant that he thinks to know this quote ...
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What happened to Groot at the end of Guardians of the Galaxy?

I always believed that baby Groot is the original Groot but reborn because plants can be cloned quite easily. The simplest way to clone a plant involves taking a cutting. A branch from the parent ...
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What God do Gamora and Nebula believe in?

Several times throughout the movie "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" step-siblings Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and Nebula (Karen Gillan) exclaim "Oh my God!" (capitalization from BluRay close captioning), ...
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How did Thor know the Power stone was in play?

It's pretty obvious that Thor would know about the Tesseract, Aether and the Mind Stone, since he physically came into contact with all three and was instrumental in securing them. However, the Power ...
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Why would Groot protecting the other Guardians kill him?

I just rewatched the first Guardians of the Galaxy movie and this part wasn't well explained. Why would Groot die just because he wrapped up his friends? He was already shown to be able to expand/...
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What is the significance of the number 12 in the MCU?

There are various different uses of the number 12 across the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Does it have any significance at all or is it a running gag?
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Where does Guardians of the Galaxy fit into the MCU timeline?

The film starts in 1988, this much we know. When Yondu points out that he made sure his crew didn't eat Peter, Quill remarks that "For Twenty years you've been throwing that back in my face!" If we'...
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Why does Ronan want to destroy this planet/race?

[Source] Ronan the Accuser is the main villain in Guardians of the Galaxy. Even though the Kree and the Xandarians have signed a peace treaty, Ronan (who is a Kree) seems hellbent on destroying ...
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Why did the Guardians of the Galaxy trust Xandar to safely store the Orb?

At the end of Guardians of the Galaxy, the main protagonists decide to store the Orb (containing one of the Infinity Stones) at Xandar with the Nova Corps. However Xandar didn't exactly strike me as a ...
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Why cast an A-lister for Groot?

I'm currently watching Guardians of the Galaxy on Netflix and as we know, Vin Diesel played Groot. The question. What's the point? I mean. Groot has a distorted voice, only says "I'm Groot" and ...
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Could the Guardians Of The Galaxy Build An Army of Groots?

In the 2014 movie Guardians of the Galaxy, Groot is able to be regrown after being completely destroyed. Why couldn't the Guardians of the Galaxy members just plant a hundred Groots from his sprouts ...
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How were the others able to handle the power of the stone?

I understand that Peter Quill was able to handle infinity stone without destroying himself possibly because his father is a (powerful?) alien of an unknown species. But how were the other Guardians of ...
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What dragged the Collector's servant towards the Infinity Stone?

During the Guardians of the Galaxy's visit at the Collector's he opens the mysterious orb and reveals the true nature of its content, being one of the Infinity Stones. But then suddenly his servant ...
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Did Vin MoCap the Dance?

We all know Vin Diesel is famous for his silky moves... Is there anything to substantiate the claim that Vin Diesel was himself the model for the Motion Capture of Groot's already infamous pre-credit ...
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How did Ronan the Accuser become so powerful?

From what I saw, I don't believe Guardians of the Galaxy did a terribly good job of identifying Ronan for what he is. The Terrans defeated the Kree, which means that species is manageable for mortals....
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Why couldn't the guardians leave the infinity stone with the collector?

I've done a little research regarding the collector, and he's supposedly one of the most powerful beings in the marvel comics universe. If that's the case, wouldn't the orb have been safe with him? ...
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Explanation for all beings to be able to speak English?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, it appears that nearly every being in the universe is capable of speaking English. While I understand that many people prefer English over made-up languages with subtitles, ...
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Could someone explain the Kevin Bacon joke in Guardians of the Galaxy?

There was a moment in the movie when Starlord told a joke about Kevin Bacon to convince his partner to dance. My fellow moviegoers laughed heartily but I, being a non-US person, missed the joke ...
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How did Korath know that Quill had taken the Infinity stone?

In this scene from Guardians of the Galaxy: How does Korath show up exactly when Quill is about to take the Infinity stone? How does he know Quill is there? Space is an extremely large place and the ...
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Why is Rocket Raccoon obsessed with artificial body parts?

In Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket asks Peter Quill to retrieve a prisoner's leg and he also attempts to get Ravager's cybernetic eye later in the movie. What's with his obsession for artificial body ...
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How does Groot spread light?

In Guardians of the Galaxy Groot threw something in the dark that spreads light: What are these? Are these fireflies? Or something else? How does Groot (a walking tree) throw those lights? How are ...
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Why Disney/Marvel doesn't have rights for Badoon?

Badoon's story got stripped away from Guardians of the Galaxy film (2014) and Wikipedia say’s Badoon film rights belonged to 20th Century Fox. But how, as per my knowledge Kree more belongs to ...
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Where did the name “Guardians of the Galaxy” come from?

In the film, I noticed the name to be used for the first time by Ronan after the crash landing, talking to the group. Later, Peter says something like “I guess we really are Guardians of the Galaxy”. ...