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Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

Use this tag for questions that are related to the fictional universe in which all films and TV shows independently produced by Marvel Studios take place.

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Is Captain America's “dark side” line in Age of Ultron reference to the Civil War?

During the events of the Avengers: Age of Ultron, after Wanda has played with the main Avengers minds, they end up in Hawkeye's safehouse to regroup. In the yard, Cap and Iron Man are having the ...
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How many AIs have been made by Tony Stark in MCU?

Tony Stark has made JARVIS and FRIDAY in the MCU. How many other in-universe AIs have been made by him? In Avengers: Age of Ultron it is seen that he chooses FRIDAY from a set of different AIs. ...
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How does Billy Russo acquire his 'Jigsaw' mask?

In The Punisher season 2, we see Billy Russo wearing this mask: Who provided Billy Russo with this mask which totally signifies his character in this series (Jigsaw)? If the hospital provided the ...
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What does Sonny Burch mean by, “S.H.I.E.L.D. and HYDRA don't even exist anymore”?

In Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), Sonny Burch says these words to Hope, who is expecting the component from him: Sonny Burch: My business landscape has been shifting, Hope. Hell, S.H.I.E.L.D. and ...
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Was the pager message from Nick Fury to Captain Marvel unnecessary?

This question has been bugging me for a while. Maybe it is a bit overthought. Does Nick Fury really need to send a pager message to Captain Marvel after Thanos' snap? I mean, there is only a 50% ...
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Why did Thanos choose this plan for the universe? [on hold]

After watching Avengers : Infinity war (for couple of times), it got me wonder that : Why Thanos just erased half of the universe even if he had power to be something more, something tends to GOD ? ...
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What is the significance of “sums to 10” in this scene?

In Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), Hank and his daughter Hope learn that Janet has been using Scott as her antenna: Hank: I'm tracking your signal using subatomic frequencies... between point two ...
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How did Thanos rewind Vision?

How did Thanos rewind the Infinity Stone in Vision at the end of Avengers: Infinity War? The stone is 1/6 of a Goddess and Doctor Strange can't even rewind a semi magic Book with 'Consequences'. It ...
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Did Thanos think of the aftermath of snapping the Infinity Gauntlet?

According to the MCU Wiki: Thanos is the genocidal warlord from Titan, whose own main objective was to bring stability to the universe, as he believed its massive population would inevitably ...
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Did Thanos have other intentions when he sent Loki to New York? [on hold]

Was Thanos aware of the presence of Captain Marvel before the New York battle (maybe she fought off the entire fleet of Kree alone that made her famous)? Did he send Loki just to check whether Captain ...
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Why is there no army of Iron-Mans in the MCU?

The Iron Man suit can be manufactured in mass easily. The Avengers initiative is to defend Earth from imminent global threats that are beyond the warfighting capability of conventional military forces....
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Why is “Captain Marvel” translated as male in Portugal?

In Portugal, Captain Marvel (2019) is translated to Capitão Marvel, which is the male term for captain, female being capitã. Is there a reason for this, or just a gross mistake from Portuguese ...
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Final battle between Thanos and the Avengers on Titan [duplicate]

When Thanos fought the Avengers on Titan in Avengers: Infinity War he had the reality stone, so he could have altered reality to easily beat them. E.g. when he fought Iron man he could have turned his ...
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What happened to the outriders during “Avengers: Infinity War”?

Last time we saw of them, they were fighting against the Wakandans and the Avengers in Wakanda, and there was still a number of them. Now, just after Thanos' snap, we see the Wakandans being dusted ...
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Was it really Frigga talking to Loki?

Both Loki and and Frigga have similar powers in creating illusions, so when Loki was locked up in the dungeon in Thor: The Dark World, was it Frigga creating an illusion of herself to speak with Loki? ...
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What happened on Titan before the arrival of Tony and Star-Lord?

In Avengers: Infinity War Star-Lord speculates what might have happened to Titan as he said its "axis are 8 degrees off and gravitational pull is all over the place". After that, when Thanos arrived, ...
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What is going on with Captain Marvel's blood colour?

At various stages of the Captain Marvel movie, Vers is shown to be bleeding, sometimes in a flashback sequence. Her blood seems to be blue when she thinks that she is a Kree, like Yonn-Rogg, and ...
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Why did Fury and Hill dissapear so quickly? [duplicate]

I am sure that there is a duplicate of this that I have just not been able to find, but this relates to the post - credit tag of Avengers: Infinity War. It appears that Fury and Hill have only just ...
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How did Thanos originally get the Mind Stone?

After reading this question, I suddenly wondered if there is any existing material within the MCU that explains how Thanos came by the Mind Stone in order to then give it to Loki to try and gain the ...
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Why did S.H.I.E.L.D wait until Thor's appearance to start making weapons?

In The Avengers Captain America and Iron Man find out that S.H.I.E.L.D plans to use the Tesseract to make weapons. Fury blames it on Thor, telling that the incident that happened in Thor made them ...
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Why didn't Nick Fury mention previous alien encounters?

After watching Captain Marvel, I had this question why Nick Fury didn't discuss all the previous alien attacks which took place in Captain Marvel timeline with to the Avengers. Why did Fury hide the ...
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Why didn't Hela use the Tesseract/Space Stone, instead of trying to open the Bifrost?

In Thor: Ragnarok, Hela wants to begin her conquest of all the realms, but she is thwarted by the fact that the Bifrost is closed. Earlier in the film, we see her comment on the Tesseract, so clearly ...
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How does Loki get this?

In the beginning of Avengers (2012) Loki has a sceptre which contains the mind stone. In the end of the previous film (Thor), Loki fakes his death. He doesn't have it till that point. Who gives him ...
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How does Loki do this?

In the post credit scene of Thor (2011), we are shown Loki controlling Selvig as he speaks with Nick Fury about the Tesseract. In Avengers (2012), Loki makes it to Earth for the first time using the ...
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How did the Tesseract end up with Mar Vell? [duplicate]

In the end of Captain America, Tony Stark's father retrieves the Tesseract. In Captain Marvel we are shown that Lady Marvel was working with the Tesseract. How does the Tesseract go from Mr.Stark to ...
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What agency were Nick Fury and Agent Coulson working for in Captain Marvel?

From the way Nick Fury and Agent Coulson were presented in Captain Marvel, it appears that S.H.I.E.L.D. hadn't been established yet. In fact, it was only until the end of the film that the concept of ...
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Who is the guy holding a big axe in “Captain Marvel”? Does he have any connection to anything else?

I just watched Captain Marvel and was confused and didn’t know who this guy with a big axe is. Is there any connections to a movie like Guardians of the Galaxy?
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Why does Skrull's clothing not return to their original form when they die?

How come when a Skrull dies they change back to their natural form but their clothing does not? In Captain Marvel, when Fury crashes the car, a Skrull dies and changes back to their original form ...
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Why does Surtur say that Thor is Asgard's doom?

At the beginning of Thor: Ragnarok Surtur tells Thor, "I am Asgard's doom and so are you". Isn't Thor the good guy? Then why does Surtur say this?
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Travel in Quantum Realm in Ant-Man and the Wasp

From the movie Ant-Man we know that Janet Van Dyke got inside the missile which was lost in the sea. The duo undertook many S.H.I.E.L.D. operations, until a mission in 1987 to disarm a Soviet ...
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What is the history of the Tesseract in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, taking into account the events of 'Captain Marvel'?

The 'Captain Marvel' movie is set in the 1990s, injecting into the continuity of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). A key plot point is the use of the Tesseract as (once again) a power source. The ...
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Why doesn't Tony Stark get hurt by the inside of his Iron Man suit?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe Tony Stark repeatedly falls from a great height. Tony survives! Tony gets hit by a rocket. Tony survives! But that is from the outside. But how does the Iron Man suit ...
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What is the MCU film “Critical Path” to get proper backstory before watching Avengers: Endgame? [duplicate]

I'm a casual Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film fan and have probably watched about a third of the MCU films that came out since Iron Man (2008). Is there a "Critical Path" of MCU films I should ...
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Is Carol Danvers called Captain Marvel in universe

So I'll start by saying Brie Larson's Carol Danvers is Captain Marvel and we should all call her that. My question is though is the title diegetic? Can we expect anyone in the movies to call her that?...
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How did Vers confirm that Nick Fury was human?

Early in the Captain Marvel movie, Carol Danvers (going by the name ‘Vers’) crashes to earth and fights off a Skrull attack, thus convincing the young(ish) Nick Fury that she is not from Earth. ...
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Why don't MCU characters ever seem to have language issues?

We've seen more than a few MCU characters visit Earth (or people from Earth talking with MCU characters off-Earth), but no one has (to my memory) had language issues. When Thor first visits Earth, he ...
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Why is Carol unable to understand English?

After Carol Danvers (still going as Vers) crashes into the Blockbuster, she meets a security guard who has trouble understanding her so she asks to herself if her "universal translator" is working. ...
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What does C-53 signify?

In Captain Marvel, the Kree refer to Earth as planet C-53. Does this number signify anything or is it a randomized number assigned to Earth?
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Where does Goose even come from, was he Danvers’ pet before the incident?

Goose the cat from Captain Marvel is odd to me... He's really a Flerken, a weird alien that looks like a cat, so why would Danvers have an alien pet? Maybe Marr-Vell gave it to her? Seems unlikely ...
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“What is given, can be taken away” says Yonn Rogg

Given that Carol Danvers is infused with the energy from the Tesseract or Space Stone in Captain Marvel, why does Yonn Rogg claim that her powers can be taken away? Or was this just an attempt by the ...
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How do Skrulls create clothing?

As mentioned in Captain Marvel and here, Skrulls have the ability to copy anyone's DNA structure and replicate it in their bodies. In the movie we see that they replicate clothing as well. Given that ...
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What is a Flerken?

What exactly is a Flerken in Captain Marvel? How does it swallow things much bigger than itself? Where do they originate from? Do they show up anywhere else in the MCU?
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Why can't Skrulls heal?

In Captain Marvel, Skrulls have the ability to completely replicate an entire being's DNA structure. In the movie there were many times when a Skrull got injured or even killed. Assuming that this ...
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Why did they name the movie “Captain Marvel”?

Why did they choose the title to be "Captain Marvel"? Firstly Carol Danvers was a pilot. And Captain is a rank in the Army. I understand the title "Captain America" because Steve was in the Army and ...
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Was “Adam” referred to somewhere, beside GOTG 2?

The post-credit scene in Guardians of the Galaxy 2 introduces Adam (Warlock?) Is he mentioned anywhere else in the MCU?
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When does the second Captain Marvel post-credits scene take place?

In the second post-credit scene of Captain Marvel, we see When does this happen in the MARVEL timeline? (Some time before The Avengers, I believe?)
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Why did everyone call the organization S.H.I.E.L.D in Captain Marvel?

There was a fun running gag in Iron Man (2008) where Agent Coulson keeps calling his organization the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division. Pepper Potts says that's ...
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Why did Fury lose his eye this way?

In Captain Marvel we see that the cat hurts Nick Fury, but they were both on the same team. Was this an accident or did the cat think it is funny?
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What happened to Captain Marvel's cat?

Captain Marvel's cat, Goose, is a Flerken, and maybe one of the deadliest aliens the MCU’s ever seen. What happened to Goose after the events of Captain Marvel? Nick Fury has kept him in this office. ...
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Why does Fury blame Thor?

In The Avengers Fury explains that the reason why S.H.I.E.L.D was making weapons with the Tesseract was because of Thor's fight with The Destroyer and the sudden realization that there were aliens and ...