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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why did Captain America give Nick Fury a ten dollar bill?

When Captain America walks onto the bridge of the ship, he gives Nick Fury a ten dollar bill. Is this because he is amazed by the ship or is it some reference to the fact that he is from a time when ...
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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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Why doesn't Odin remove Hela's powers?

In Thor, Odin was able to remove Thor's powers with an incantation. Why didn't he do this with Hela, or for that matter Loki in the second film?
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How did Janet Van Dyne survive in the Quantum Realm?

I am asking the question that the OP here started to but doesn't quite at the end. Janet Van Dyne was lost in the Quantum Realm for 30 years. In those years, she gained certain abilities. These ...
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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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Where did Thanos get his first Infinity Stone?

Where did Thanos get his first Infinity Stone? In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos had one stone but where did he get it? Does anyone know?
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Were the references to substandard food in Spider-Man: Homecoming a dig at the previous Spider-Man duology?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, there are two references in the film to substandard food, Aunt May's "turkey meatloaf" and Flash, discussing a branzino whose freshness was questionable. Considering that ...
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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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Why was Tony Stark so sure that Banner would return to fight?

In The Avengers, despite the mess Hulk made with the ship, why was the Iron Man so sure that Dr. Banner would return to fight?
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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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Thanos And the Time Stone

I watched Avengers: Infinity War today, and there's one thing I don't get. Dr. Strange saw a bunch of alternative futures, using the Time Stone, of which there's only ONE which the Avengers win. And ...
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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 old is Thor exactly, 1055 or 1500?

In the starting of Thor after the battle between the Asgardians and the Frost Giants Loki is found as a child. And the war is in 965 AD. So by calculation the age can be obtained. But in Avengers ...
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In Iron Man, why is Tony Stark fooled for so long?

In the first Iron Man film (2008), Tony Stark is betrayed by someone close to him and it takes him (a demonstrable genius) several months to realize it. Why does he not realize as soon as he gets back ...
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How do the other 5 Winter Soldiers get subdued and stored in cryogenic tubes?

In a flashback sequence, we get to see the other 5 serum subjects revolting against their Russian controllers. If I remember correctly, the scene basically ends with one of the Russian overlords ...
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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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Can JARVIS be for real?

I know how naive I seem asking this question but was far too fascinated by the character JARVIS in the Iron Man movies to not ask this. Well JARVIS is nothing but Tony Stark's personal assistant ...
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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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Can Quicksilver push bullets out of the way?

In X-men Days of Future Past, we see Quicksilver running around pushing bullets to change their trajectories. In Avengers Age of Ultron, Quicksiver circles Hawkeye and a boy, and takes all the bullet ...
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What is Spider-man's support for his webs here?

Every time I watch Avengers: Infinity War, I can't figure out how Spider-man is able to swing in an open area. Is it a mistake in the movie? Please watch the Ebony-Cull invasion scene following: Let ...
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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 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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Why didn't Dr Strange use his sling-ring?

As answered within this question, sling rings have no limit to their range. We know Strange has his sling ring, as their fight on Titan shows Spiderman utilising the portals to attack Thanos. Why ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Avengers Infinity War: Casualty List?

I saw Avengers: Infinity War last night and hugely enjoyed it. However, with the huge amount going on, I've forgotten which main/well known characters fell as casualties of the war (and at the hands ...
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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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Why have this character involved in Infinity War at all?

Taking this question from another perspective: Since [Out-of-universe] Hugo Weaving was not willing to take back his role as Red Skull [In-universe] and it seems that any generic ominous figure with ...
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Does Vision have AI capabilities like Ultron?

As seen in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ultron had all the abilities of an AI. Going into the internet, absorbing all of human history, creating "copies" of himself in other robot bodies, etc. Why hasn't ...
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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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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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How did Groot manage to raise the axe of Thor when even Hulk failed?

In Avengers Hulk tried to raise Thor's axe and failed miserably. And in Infinity-War Groot raises it and holds it for a few seconds! Is new Thor's axe made of some other light material, or is Groot ...
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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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Could characters from the canceled Netflix-Marvel shows see a new home in Disney's new streaming service? [closed]

First, Iron Fist was canceled after its second season. Luke Cage was likewise canceled after its second season, Now, Daredevil has been canceled shortly after releasing its third season, which got me ...
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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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How much is Stan Lee paid for his cameos in MCU films?

I have done some research for a question similar to this (but fundamentally different from it) on SF&F, but I couldn't come up with any specific numbers. The Screen Actors Guild requires that ...