Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

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How did Thanos and the Black Order know where the time and mind stone were so precisely?

During Infinity War, Thanos seeks the infinity stones. How did he know where to find them? Power stone: This is arguably the easiest one, since he knew Ronan had it, and he died in Xander. It is not ...
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Why didn't Hulk restore Captain America's age again with his machine?

In Avengers: Endgame, Hulk invented a machine that can make people immortal, although it was by accident. I mean, while testing the time machine, he de-aged Ant-Man and if they didn't reverse that ...
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How is Thor worthy of Mjolnir?

So I just re-watched Thor and I started wondering how Thor is actually allowed to wield his hammer. The whole starting point for the movie is Thor taking revenge against the Frost Giants for ...
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Did Thanos play a part in creating Ultron? [duplicate]

I don't think it was ever clearly explained how Ultron came to be in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Stark and Banner were dumbfounded. I was thinking there would be a reveal that it wasn't actually Tony ...
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Why does Ulysses Klaue think this about Wanda?

During Avengers: Age of Ultron Ulysses Klaue has the following conversation with Wanda: Wanda: Everybody's afraid of something. Ulysses Klaue: Cuttlefish! Deep sea fish, they make lights, disco ...
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Did Thanos have a non-direct impact on every Avengers movie before the Infinity War?

In every Avengers movie before Infinity War, Thanos is present in few scenes. In the ending scene of Age of Ultron, Thanos says: "Well, I'll do it myself" It precisely indicates that ...
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What did Ultron mean by “You want to protect the world, but you don’t want it to change” and was it related to what he did to Strucker?

Ultron claimed the Avengers were hypocrites for trying to protect the world without wanting to change it. What did they he expect them to do to stop being hypocrites? Regardless of other means Ultron ...
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Why did Iron Man give a different treatment to Dr. List?

In the beginning of Avengers: Age of Ultron (see clip), Strucker's Hydra base is raided by the Avengers, but it looks like the Avengers try to stun, not kill. It's especially highlighted when Iron Man ...
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Why not pull the rubble Mjonir was sitting on?

In the first Thor movie, many people tried pulling the hammer out of the crater into which Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, had just crash-landed. Why pull the hammer and not just break the rubble below and ...
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MCU connected to Doctor Who?

In the post-credit scene of Ant-Man and The Wasp, Janet van Dyne tells Scott Lang: "Don't get sucked into a time vortex. We won't be able to save you." Sometimes filmmakers will put in ...
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What did Captain America and Bucky mean respectively by “enough” during their conversation in Civil War?

In Captain America: Civil War (2016), there's a scene where Rogers, Sam and Bucky speak in what looks like an abandoned factory, after Bucky goes on a rampage due to his brain conditioning and Rogers ...
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Where did Gamora find the Map to the Soul Stone?

Where did Gamora find the Map to the Soul Stone in Avengers: Infinity War? On her planet or on Titan or elsewhere? At that point does she travel to Vormir without Thanos' knowledge? How does she know ...
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Why did Nebula make this counterintuitive and nearly disastrous decision?

In Avengers: Endgame, on Morag in 2014 after retrieving the Power Stone, at the instant she is meant to beam herself back to present-day Avengers' headquarters, Nebula is linked to the 2014 version of ...
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How was Thor revived in Thor (2011)?

In Thor we see him get killed near the end of the movie by the Destroyer that was sent by Loki. Yet once he regains the hammer, all his injuries are gone. The entire fight sequence is here. 0:53 his ...
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What authority did the Department of Defense have to seize Iron Man's suits?

A major plot element of Iron Man 2 is that the Department of Defense (presumably) is trying to seize his Iron Man suits, one of which they get their hands on via Colonel James Rhodes. However, the ...
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Why didn’t Iron Man just fly away from Thanos, after retrieving Infinity Stones?

Iron Man's booster (as seen in Avengers: Infinity War' second trailer) should be able to fly away from a much weaker Thanos who is now without the Stones. Specifically to go to someone like Hulk who ...
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Why didn't the Chitauri use jump point in Avengers?

After watching Captain Marvel, one thing is bugging me very much. In the movie Ronan and his fleet used jump points for getting very close to earth and launch an attack. So why didn't the Chitauri ...
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Why didn't Thor's artificial eye melt while forging Stormbreaker?

In Avengers: Infinity War, during the scene at Nidavellir, Thor holds the forge's iris mechanism open so that the light of the star heats up the metal. My question is, how come Thor's artificial ...
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Tony Stark and MIT

In the cinematography universe of Marvel, it was never mentioned about Stark's educational qualifications, but his expertise in fields such as nano Electronics, nuclear physics, high energy physics ...
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Where did Falcon go during the fight between Avengers and Ultron?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Falcon is only seen at the beginning and by the end of the movie when Captain America says: "Avengers, assemble". Falcon has been recruited into Avengers before the ...
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Why didn't Peter use EDITH against the fight with the fire monster?

Peter Parker had a multi billion dollar defence system available to him but did not use it in the fight against the fire monster Spider-Man: Far From Home. Why is this?
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Why did Captain Marvel even come back to Earth for “Endgame”?

So this is something that's been bugging me, and I've seen a few questions around Captain Marvel's role in the Infinity Gauntlet story, but not specifically this one. At the end of Avengers: Infinity ...
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Why didn't EDITH recognise Mysterio and inform Peter?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), Peter transfers E.D.I.T.H. to Quentin Beck. But why didn’t E.D.I.T.H. recognise Quentin, who was a former employee under Tony Stark? So why didn’t E.D.I.T.H. ...
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What New York building does Spider-Man glide through in Far From Home?

At the end of Far From Home, Peter is shown swinging through New York, and wearing the gliding suit he got from Tony Stark, glides towards a building that seems to have a completely open centre such ...
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Is the conflict between Captain America and Tony Stark in “The Avengers” Blue Collar versus Educated Elite?

I was puzzled by the conflict between Captain America and Tony Stark during the first part of The Avengers. There were obviously values that differed between the two. Looking at their background, ...
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How does humanity survive after half of the population returns?

In the Avengers the villain snaps his fingers and half the universe population disappears. Later, after several years have passed this half returns, effectively doubling the world population in one ...
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How could Ronan the Accuser be killed by the Power Stone if he is immortal?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, you see the titular Guardians kill Ronan the Accuser on Xandar using the Power Stone. But if he's an immortal entity, shouldn't that mean it can't phase him?
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Is there an in-universe explanation as to why the Ancient One is bald?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe the Ancient One is a bald woman. Out-of-universe, it's probably because she's based on a bald male character. But Question: Is there an in-universe explanation as ...
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Meaning behind Agent Coulson's number plate (easter egg?)

At the end of Iron Man 2, we see Coulson arrive in the New Mexico desert in a silver car. We are treated to a somewhat unnecessary close up of the car's number plate. 8RE-2Z1 Everything in the MCU ...
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Who REALLY Leads the Guardians of the Galaxy? [closed]

After two solo films and major roles in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, and an upcoming third feature, the group has gone through its share of battles together, but figuring out who’s in ...
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Is Marvel Cinematic Universe Earth-199999 or Earth-616?

Which earth is Marvel Cinematic Universe belongs too? I remember in Thor: The Dark World it was referred to as 616 by Erik Selvig: But I remember lots of sources claiming it to be Earth-199999, even ...
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Did the Avengers stay to have lunch with Tony?

When Natasha, Steve, and Scott visit Tony to ask for his help in building a time machine, after Tony refuses, he invites them to stay for lunch. If you don't talk shop, you can stay for lunch. ...
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How did they end up with the name “Night Monkey”?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home they called Spider-Man's stealth suit Night Monkey and that term got so famous that we ended up getting a trailer from Sony titled Night Monkey later: ...
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Why does Groot freeze still when Drax looks at him

At the end of the first Guardians of the Galaxy, when Groot is a twig in a pot and at the start of the second film when the Guardians are fighting that Interdimensional monster, we see Groot dancing, ...
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Is this a script mistake in Ant-Man and the Wasp movie?

In a scene, we see Scott's ex-wife (Maggie), her husband (Jim), and Scott's daughter (Cassey) are watching the TV and a report about a giant creature (Goliath/Scott's huge form) in the city is showing;...
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Spider-Man romancing with MJ

IIRC, in the Spider-Man: Homecoming movie, the relationship between MJ and Peter Parker is nonexistent, with the last exchange between them being: MJ: What are you hiding, Peter? I'm just kidding. ...
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Why does “Endgame​” have its particular time travel theory?

I understood the time travel theory used in Avengers: Endgame. But why did the Russo brothers choose that theory? I mean all the famous time travel movies told us different theories. Is it because it ...
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Were Tony Stark's robots in the Iron Man movies inspired by Red Dwarf's scutters?

I was watching Iron Man 3 recently and it occurred to me that the robots Tony Starks uses in his workshop look an awful lot like the scutters from Red Dwarf. Is there any evidence that the Iron Man ...
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What does the whole letter in Black Panther by Prince NJobu say?

In the scene where Killmonger goes to the Ancestral Plane and is back at his apartment when he was a kid, he finds a letter written by his dad, Prince N'Jobu. I paused my DVD to try to read the ...
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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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What is the material of Spider-Man's “Night Monkey” suit?

What is the material of Spider-Man's "Night Monkey" suit? As we can see in the movie Spider-Man: Far from Home, it protects him from the attack of the drone which I believe was a bullet. Was it ...
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How did the past Thanos sense something was wrong and hence felt the need to read past Nebula's mind?

In Avengers: Endgame, future Nebula goes back in time to bring into effect the Avenger's plan. The minds of past and future Nebula are connected by quantum entanglement (maybe). So past Thanos gained ...
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Can Black Panther’s suit repair itself (without having to be worn)?

I’m doing a science project, and I’m trying to find a creative example of a non-living thing that can repair itself. I was wondering if anyone knew that if Black Panther’s suit, by itself, can repair/...
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Why didn't Tony Stark protect himself from the power of the Infinity Stones?

In Avengers: Endgame Tony Stark sacrifices himself by snapping fingers while wearing all Infinity Stones. He knew that this move would be fatal to him. On the other hand, the Infinity Stones provide ...
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What was Captain Marvel supposed to do once she reached her destination?

In the end battle of Avengers: Endgame, while Steve wanted the Stones as far away as possible, Bruce/Hulk urges for them to be returned to their original timeline after his conversation with the ...
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Why is there no Disney logo in MCU movies?

On August 31, 2009, The Walt Disney Company announced a deal to acquire Marvel Entertainment for $4.24 billion... I know that Disney acquired Marvel in 2009. But, why do they not display their logo ...
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In Endgame, wouldn't Stark have remembered Hulk busting out of the stairwell?

Clever scene in Endgame where future Tony arrives at Stark Tower right after the Battle of New York in Avengers 1. After dismissing everybody for posing too much, the Avengers head down to lobby in ...
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How do Barton (Hawkeye/Ronin) and Romanov (Black Widow) end up on the Benatar on Morag in 2014?

In the scene in Avengers: Endgame stated as "Morag 2014", we see Hawkeye/Ronin and Black Widow take off on the Benatar. The scene is a replica of the opening scene from GotG I, where Quill lands on ...
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How is Captain America able to use Mjolnir to command lightning? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Endgame, Captain America is able to wield Thor's hammer because he is worthy. What I don't get is why he was able to use lightning bolts! In Thor: Ragnarok, Odin tells Thor that Mjolnir ...
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Did this ever happen in the history of Spider-Man?

In the end credits of Spider-Man: Far From Home, Only a few people knew Peter is Spider-Man. So I was wondering if something like this happened before, (i.e., the villain I am looking for answers ...

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