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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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Can Doctor Strange look into the future beyond his death? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War, Doctor Strange looked into the alternating futures to see the outcome of the battle against Thanos. And out of millions of possible outcomes he said that only in one outcome ...
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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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Who Collected all the stones before thanos did? [duplicate]

In Thor: Ragnarok an infinity gauntlet was visible, does this mean Odin had it in the first place? Was he the one who put the stones in different realms?
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In the Avengers universe, which male “good guys” have ever hit a female villain? [closed]

By memory, I don't recall many instances where a male "good guy" hits a female "bad guy" throughout the Avengers universe. It's possible this is because the MCU villians have been mostly men. In fact, ...
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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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Does the Soul Stone always need a sacrifice?

The Soul Stone in Vormir became concealed in a shrine, accessible only to those who were willing to sacrifice someone that they loved. Red Skull: Soul holds a special place among the Infinity ...
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Was Steve Rogers legally a “Captain” America?

Steve Roger (the "Captain America") enlisted in the US Army as a private. Then, after undergoing the super-soldier treatment and proving himself in action he got promoted: Col. Chester Phillips: I ...
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Is the bartender from The Punisher Season 2 a real character from marvel comics?

I don't have enough information about this, but I'd like to think that all Marvel movies/series are directly related and associated to the comics (Like Harry Potter maybe?). If this is wrong, then my ...
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Is Thanos the only survivor of his planet?

When Thanos described his planet, he mentioned that they were on the brink of collapse as a civilization. But I haven't seen anyone from his species in the movies. Is he the only survivor? I guess ...
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Why is it different when Ebony Maw handles the tesseract and when Red Skull handles the tesseract?

Various people handle the tesseract throughout the MCU. I'm interested in the distinction between Ebony Maw in Avengers: Infinity War: (Loki and Thanos also handle the tesseract in this scene.) and ...
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How did Thanos know about the power of “The Snap”?

In the scene on Titan with Doctor Strange in Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos said, With all six Infinity Stones, I will simply snap my fingers and it would all cease to exist. Then again, in the ...
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Does Gamora's species have males?

Watching Avengers: Infinity War (2018), we see Gamora and her mother. There's also a bunch of people during a flashback on her home planet, who all look female--maybe there's a quick glimpse of some ...
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How did Karen acquire the handgun?

In The Punisher S01E10 "Virtue of the Vicious", there is a scene where Karen is held at gunpoint by Lewis and is also wearing a bomb vest. The Punisher (Frank) quite craftily signals Karen to pull out ...
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Why was Peter Parker's passport censored in the trailer?

In the just released trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home we get a shot of Peter Parker's passport but the years seem to have been censored. I thought maybe they don't want to spoil when exactly ...
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When do events of Spider-man: Far From Home happen?

I don't quite understand where in MCU events of Spider-man: Far From Home take place. Are they before Avengers: Infinity War or after Avengers: Endgame?
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Who is the water villain shown in Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer?

Who is the Water villain being shown in the Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) trailer? Is that Hydro-Man or an Elemental?
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What is the name of element Tony Stark rediscovered?

Is there a name for the element Tony Stark rediscovered during Iron Man 2.? And is it being actively and currently used to power all his suits including the latest nano tech bleeding edge armor mark ...
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Spiderman: Far From Home - Disney or Sony Rights? [duplicate]

I have just watched the Spiderman: Far From Home trailer, and I'm confused. If this is an MCU-connected film, does Disney/Marvel own the rights? Or does Sony Pictures? I thought Disney/Marvel owned ...
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What happened to Heimdall's sword?

Heimdall's sword Hofund is reported as "made by the Dwarf smiths of Nidavellir". It seems like it is also the "Thanos-killing kind". I was wondering why Thor didn't use it against Thanos (instead of ...
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What makes Thanos the most powerful being in the universe?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, when Ronan got stone of infinity on Knowhere and decided to not give the stone to Thanos, Korath told him that Thanos is the most powerful being in the universe. Why is he ...
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How does everyone know so much about the Tesseract?

In the Avengers movie everyone seemed to know a great deal about the Tesseract. Even Hawkeye seemed to know that it is a thing which can make portals (he tells about the Tesseract that door can open ...
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How did Nick Fury know that it's time to call Captain Marvel?

Nick Fury didn't know that Thanos was on Earth, have all the infinity stones and snapped. Just by looking at Maria Hill getting "dusted", how can he know that it's time to call Captain Marvel? He ...
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How did Thanos defeat Thor in the beginning of Infinity War?

How was Thanos able to defeat Thor in the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War? Did he use the Power Stone?
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What was happening in Wakanda in the “end credit” scene of Avengers: Infinity War?

In the "End Credit" scene of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), we saw Maria Hill and Nick Fury driving in the street and then there was a message on the radio. Nick then asked Maria, "what is it?" Maria ...
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Was the 'snap' the only combined power of the Infinity Stones or are there others?

We know that the infinity stones are very powerful gems. But in the movie Avengers: Infinity War, after gathering all the infinity stones, Thanos snapped his fingers and wiped out half of all living ...
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What does ULTRON stand for?

Like "Just A Rather Very Intelligent System (J.A.R.V.I.S. )", does U.L.T.R.O.N stand for something in comics or movies in Marvel Cinematic Universe?
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Why did the robots run away?

In the end of the epic fight scene with Ultron robots run and fly away from Hulk like they have emotions and fear. Their goal is to get to the drill, isn't it? Why did they behave like people?
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Why did Black Widow give the spear to Proxima?

After Natasha wounded Corvus Glaive in Avengers: Infinity War, she threw the spear to Proxima. Was it accidental or intentional? If intentional, then for what purpose?
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Where did Thanos go at the end of the movie?

Where is Thanos at the end of the Avengers: Infinity War...since it's apparently not Titan?
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Why did Gamora appear to Thanos as her younger self?

We now know that the final scene in Avengers: Infinity War where Gamora asks her father Thanos "what did it cost" and Thanos responds with "Everything" happens in the soul world as the Russo Brothers ...
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Infinity stones' roles during the snap

So I rewatched Avengers: Infinity War yesterday, and there is one question that comes to my mind. We know that Thanos had to get all the infinity stones to accomplish what he was set to do, kill half ...
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Why didn't the source of GH-325 come back to life?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. GH-325 has made Coulson and Skye come back to life. Why didn't that alien himself come back to life with GH-325 inside his body? And why could he even die?
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Did the Infinity Stones get destroyed after the snap?

So after the snap, we clearly see that the gauntlet is destroyed or at least damaged, but we see Thanos disappearing using the Space Stone to go somewhere else. So my question is, now that the ...
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How did Hank Pym's wife age in the quantum realm?

In the movie Ant-man and the Wasp, we learn many things about the "quantum realm" including the fact that it exists beyond time. Later on in the movie, when Hank's wife finally gets rescued, she is ...
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Why didn't Dormammu try to steal the Time Stone?

I learnt from this question that Dormammu is a being who lives beyond time. Generally, when you reverse time, you reverse everything including the memory of the person existing inside the time. ...
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How can people get killed in the mirror dimension?

In the mirror dimension in Doctor Strange, one cannot affect the real world. Doctor Strange: The Mirror Dimension. You can't affect the real world in here. Who's laughing now, a$%^ole? ...
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Why didn't Vision follow Ultron's path through the internet and destroy him remotely?

Ultron got to Sokovia from Shield headquarters via the internet. Why didn't Vision follow the same path through the internet to destroy Ultron from within? That way the Avengers wouldn't need to ever ...
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How did Doctor Strange understand the writings in the Book of Cagliostro?

How did Doctor Strange understand the writings in the Book of Cagliostro? Just by reading the book he learned how to make hand signs to control the power of the Eye of Agamotto.
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Why didn't Dr. Strange transport the team back to earth using his sling ring?

Dr. Strange and the team had a lot of time after Thanos left Titan after taking the Time Stone. Thanos had to get the rest of the stones, so there was a lot of time and Dr. Strange could have ...
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Why did Thor not aim for the arm holding the gauntlet?

I think it's been enough time for this to not be a spoiler about Avengers: Infinity War. But still, So, at the end(ish) I understand, to a point, why didn't Thor go for his head (in Thor's logic ...
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Why did Doctor Strange say that his job is “protecting the reality” to Iron man?

In the scene from Avengers: Infinity War where Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Wong and Bruce Banner were discussing the Infinity Stones and how to hide the time stone from Thanos, Doctor Strange told Tony ...
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How did Wanda know that Bruce is Hulk?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Wanda influences Avengers' consciousness. Pietro Maximoff: What can I do? Wanda Maximoff: Ah, it hurts. Pietro Maximoff: I'm gonna kill him. I'll be right back....
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Why didn't Nick Fury do something and where was he?

Nick Fury plays a very important role in creating the Avengers. But in the events of Captain America: Civil War Fury was nowhere to be seen. In the movie, the Avengers team is seen falling apart. So ...
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What was the significance of the deep fried kebab poster in Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War, we see a poster about Scotland's deep fried kebab for a significant amount of time: Is there any significance to it? Or is it just random? Note: Inspired from CinemaSins
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Using Tesseract as a time stone?

In Captain America: The First Avenger, during the final one-on-one fight between Captain America and Red Skull, Red Skull says "I have seen the future, there are no flags" to which Cap replies "Not my ...
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Why wasn't Dr. Erskine shot before he turned Steve into a super soldier?

In Captain America: The First Avenger just after Steve is turned into a super soldier, Dr. Erskine is shot by a Nazi infiltrator. But Schmidt tells Dr. Zola that if they can stop the super soldier ...
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How could Thanos have the Infinity Gauntlet at the end of Age of Ultron?

At the end (post-credit) of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thanos is seen taking the Infinity Gauntlet. But in Avengers: Infinity War, judging from Eitri's words, his attack on Nidavellir, where he ...
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Why didn't the Tesseract get transported with Red Skull? [duplicate]

At the end of Captain America: The First Avenger Red Skull disappears and it was later discovered that he was transported by the Tesseract. In other circumstances like when Thor took Loki to Asgard at ...
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Why didn't Loki use the Tesseract?

At the starting of Avengers Infinity War we see that Loki is in possession of the Tesseract. So why didn't he use it to transport everyone on that ship to the earth? If he wanted to keep that a ...
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Why didn't Thor take Loki's staff with him? [duplicate]

At the end of The Avengers, Thor takes Loki with him to Asgard as a prisoner. He also took the Tesseract. But why didn't he take Loki's staff? Seeing that S.H.I.E.L.D. used the Tesseract to make ...