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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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Was Thanos really committed or just a hypocrite?

The title is extremely vague, because this question contains HEAVY spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War, specifically the very last scenes of the movie. I can't reasonably put the entire question in ...
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When to take intermission during Avengers: Endgame? [on hold]

So, I'm finally going to be getting around to watching Endgame in theaters - with small children. Without spoilers, when, during this over-three-hours movie, would be a good time to take an ...
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MCU: Whose blast weapon is more powerful? [closed]

We saw that all three Super Heroes Captain Marvel, Iron Man and Thor Odinson have the same sort of weapons. Same because all three weapons look like energy beams (made up of photons, electrons, +ve -...
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If the flerken ate the tesseract then why did it not get powers?

In Captain Marvel, they manage to get the Tesseract, which is the Space Stone, and Fury refused to take it. Goose the flerken swallowed it, but did not get powers from it. Why?
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What did Rocket give Hawkeye in “Avengers: Endgame”?

In Avengers: Endgame, there was some object that Rocket gave Hawkeye just before the Avengers and He made him promise to “bring it back in one piece” (which Hawkeye does albeit with very little ...
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What is the significance of the scene of Soul Stone Pocket Dimension with young Gamora?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos snaps his fingers and causes the Snapocalypse. Next scene is Thanos and a young Gamora within an odd place, devoid of many features beyond an Asian style gazebo or ...
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Would Thanos still get the Stone?

In the movie Avengers: Endgame, we learn that to get the Soul Stone, one doesn't have to make the sacrifice but simply lose the one they love. A soul for a soul. Natasha kills herself, yet Clint ...
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What if there was an odd number of people when the snap happened? [closed]

During the events of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos was fighting all over the universe to get all the Infinity Stones. He said he wanted to remove half of all population in the universe. If the ...
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Why does Iron Man/Tony Stark name his suits as “Mark 1, Mark 2, Mark 3”?

In the movie Iron Man, why does Iron Man name his suits as "Mark 1, Mark 2, Mark 3" and so on. How did he came up with that naming pattern?
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Why can't the Avengers go back in time and bring an earlier self of the deceased?

Why can't the Avengers in Endgame go back in time to 2016 and bring Black Widow from 2016? They can explain her about Infinity War and Endgame. I'm sure she can understand, considering the fact she ...
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Why doesn't Dr. Strange use the time stone to do this?

At the end of the final battle in Avengers: Endgame, Tony is damaged from the snap. All the stones are right there, and there are no bad guys left to distract Dr. Strange. Why doesn't Dr. Strange use ...
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Why was the right-handed (fake) Infinity Gauntlet so large?

From memory, the fake (right-handed) Infinity Gauntlet existed before Thanos made Etri create the left-handed version that he used with the real Infinity Stones. This gauntlet is obviously sized for ...
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Why did the Tesseract “burn” a hole through Red Skull's plane but not Nick Fury's desk?

In the end-credits scene of Captain Marvel, the Tesseract was thrown up by Goose on Nick Fury's desk. I remembered the final fight scene in Captain America: The First Avenger where the Tesseract was ...
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How did Current MCU survive without stones existence? [duplicate]

The Ancient One : I'm sorry, I can't help you, Bruce. If I give up the time stone to help your reality, I'm dooming my own. Bruce Banner : With all due respect, I'm not sure that science really ...
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Did anyone call Carol Danvers Captain Marvel? [duplicate]

I don't remember that anyone referred to her as Captain Marvel in her solo movie. Did anyone in Avengers call her Captain Marvel? If so, why? Did she introduce herself as Captain Marvel? If not, is ...
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Why didn't Thanos use the Time Stone to stop the Avengers' plan?

I am quite confused about Avengers: Endgame. If Doctor Strange was able to watch all possible future combinations of winning, why didn't Thanos use that trick in 2018 after killing 50% of the ...
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Why doesn't Adrian Toomes give up Spider-Man's identity?

In the Spider-Man: Homecoming, first post credit scene. Mac Gargon walks towards Adrian Toomes in prison and says it's rumoured that Adrian knows who Spider-Man is, but Adrian denies knowing anything ...
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What happened to Nebula when the Avengers time travelled?

I watched Avengers: Endgame. I couldn't understand what happened to Nebula when the Avengers time traveled. It was Nebula who revealed the Avengers' plan to retrieve the Infinity Stones to Thanos. ...
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Why did Nebula say Thanos isn't a liar?

In Avengers: Endgame, Nebula says this: My father is many things. A liar is not one of them. I want to know if he never lied to Nebula, or was she just saying that to make sure he doesn't doubt ...
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Why didn't Thor or Captain America just put Mjolnir on Thanos's chest or foot?

Since only those who are worthy are able to lift Mjolnir (as established in Avengers 1 and 2), why couldn't Thor or Captain America in Avengers: Endgame just put Mjolnir down on a part of Thanos (e.g. ...
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Were Avengers aware of sacrifice needed for soul stone? [duplicate]

In Avengers Endgame we see that Natasha and Hawkeye were tasked to get the soul stone. After events of Avengers Infinity War, especially after events on Titan, everyone knows that soul stone needs ...
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Captain America in past [closed]

in the endgame, rogers went back to the past to be with peggy. now steve would know what would happen in upcoming years already like JFK assassination or terror attacks like 9/11. Do you think Captain ...
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What was the point of getting this item into the Quantum Tunnel?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame The Avengers are scrambling to get the Gauntlet to the Scott's van and into the Quantum Tunnel. The goal seems to simply be getting the item to the Quantum Tunnel ...
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Is Spider-Man: Homecoming correct in saying it takes place 8 years after the Battle of New York?

In the Spider-Man: Homecoming movie it's displayed that it occurs 8 years after the New York battle. Is the timeline right? Because it was supposed to occur a few months after Civil War but after ...
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Why send Hawkeye back in time to such an emotion-filled location?

I just saw Avengers: Endgame for the third time, and noticed something confusing. Clint Barton / Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) is sent back in time by himself, to test the time machine. He appears in a barn ...
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Couldn't Tony Stark have just let the other Avengers sort out the mess?

In order to counteract "the snap" in Avengers: Infinity War, in Avengers: Endgame Tony Stark: Invents and constructs a workable time-travel device, and Joins other unsnapped Avengers in traveling ...
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Can't the Time Stone be touched with bare hands?

So throughout Infinity War and in the current Endgame, the Time Stone was never touched with bare hands, it seemed to be surrounded by a certain aura and gets transferred from person to person ...
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How can Iron Man's suit withstand this?

Towards the end of Avengers: Endgame, we see Thor, Captain America and Iron Man fight Thanos, who has a particular bladed weapon. At the start of this fight, we see Iron Man form some sort of blade ...
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Explain Ant-Man's “not it” scene from Avengers: Endgame

In Avengers: Endgame, during the brainstorming session with all the surviving Avengers, there is a scene where Nebula recalls that Thanos went to Vormir with Gamora, retrieved the Soul stone, and came ...
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Why does Thanos need *all* the infinity stones?

A large part of the events surrounding Avengers: Infinity War involve Thanos acquiring all six of the infinity stones to enact his one goal. The six are (relevant excerpts from the wiki): Power:...
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What does War Machine's “Canopy! Canopy!” line mean in “Avengers: Endgame”?

In Avengers: Endgame after Thanos arrives and destroys the Avengers base, we see War Machine yell out, "Canopy! Canopy! Canopy!" This appears to be a command which releases him from his suit and ...
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How did Odin know about the Infinity Gauntlet?

In Thor, there is a scene where you can see what looks like the Infinity Gauntlet in Odin's vault. Later (in Avengers: Age of Ultron, IIRC) you learn that Thanos actually has the Infinity Gauntlet, ...
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How did Thanos get the Reality Stone?

After watching the Infinity War, there's one thing I can't get. How did Thanos get the Reality Stone? Gamora kills him when he has two stones, and then he appears with the Reality Stone. I watched ...
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Is there a grandfather paradox in Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame, I'm confused. Wouldn't it cause a grandfather paradox? Then how did she survive?
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Why was there a need for all of the Pym particles?

In Avengers: Endgame, Ant-man has the idea to pull off a "time heist" in order to get back the 6 Infinity stones and reverse the Snap. As stated in the movie, there are no "second chances because ...
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How did Vers know Agent Fury's name?

When Agent Fury met Vers at the phone-booth for the first time in Captain Marvel, she called him "Agent Fury", but he didn't introduce himself there, right? How did she know his name?
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Can Infinity Stones be retrieved more than once?

In Avengers: Endgame the Avengers try to pull the When Iron Man is not able to retrieve the Tesseract from the battle in New York in 2012 (as Loki takes it and disappears) -- Iron Man and Captain ...
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Why can't Thor pick up his hammer?

In The Avengers after falling from great height and blasting through the cage, Thor seems to have lost his control over the hammer, why did this happen?
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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 ...
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Did people go back to where they were?

Did the Unsnap in Avengers: Endgame put everyone back to the place they were when they were Snapped? Dr. Strange and Peter Parker were on Titan when they were Snapped, so did Dr. Strange create a ...
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Why did think that Tony Stark is/was cursed with Knowledge? [duplicate]

In the movie Avengers Infinity wars Thanos had a fight with Tony Stark, Spiderman, Dr. Strange and the part of Guardians of the Galaxy. Right before the fight, Thanos said "Stark, you are not the ...
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Why didn't Thanos foresee his destruction in the near future when he had the stones [duplicate]

In the Avengers series, why didn't Thanos foresee his future destruction, when he had all the stones with him and would have easily killed all the super heroes before they travelled to the past?
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How did Spider-Man get his powers in the MCU?

I am a fan of Spider-Man. But for the new Spider-Man (Tom Holland) version, I don't remember seeing a scene about how he got his powers. Is there a scene for it? If so, which movie is it?
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What happened to Captain America in Endgame?

In the end of Avengers: Endgame, why does Captain America Also does this mean
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Where did old Steve get the unbroken vibranium shield? [duplicate]

At the end of the movie, main-Steve lives a normal life with Peggy in an alternate timeline. He doesn't take his shield with him. But after he returns, he brings an unbroken shield. How is that ...
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What is the Ancient One's mistake?

In Avengers: Endgame, the following is part of the dialogue between Bruce Banner (who traveled back in time) in astral form and the Ancient One: ANCIENT ONE: I can't risk this reality on a promise. ...
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How is Dr. Strange's Endgame justified? [closed]

In Infinity War, Dr. Strange explains all the events that took place were the only 1 out of 14,000,605 ways to win against Thanos and after having watched Endgame I am not quite convinced. Here are ...
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How did Doctor Strange & Team do this?

In Avengers: Endgame, we see Doctor Strange and other sorcerers When last seen, Black Panther, Falcon, Wanda, etc. were in Wakanda, Wasp was in San Fransisco, Ravagers were on their Ship/Planet ...
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Why was Steve Rogers' yard so overgrown?

At the very end of Avengers: Endgame, we see a scene that has the feeling of an epilogue. The camera starts on a suburban street. A red car from the 1940's (which looks brand new) drives by. The ...
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'The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese' - Why was this mentioned?

When Tony Stark was captured by Killian in Iron Man 3 (2013), Killian quoted the following as something that his grandfather used to say: The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the ...