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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 this character still alive after the events of “Avengers: Endgame”?

During Avengers: Infinity War Thanos killed Vision to take the Mind Stone from his head. During Avengers: Endgame Tony Stark (Iron Man) tells Professor Hulk to bring everyone back as they were 5 ...
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How was Thanos able to destroy the Infinity Stones?

At the beginning of Avengers: Endgame, when the leftover Avengers find Thanos on a planet called "The Garden", we witness the following conversation between them and Thanos, Natasha: Where are the ...
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Are there duplicate space stones in the past in Endgame?

When the Avengers go back they try to grab both the Tesseract (cube wrapped space stone) and Loki's scepter. They only manage to grab the scepter, since Loki vanishes with the Tesseract. How come ...
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Why was Endgame Thanos so different than Infinity War Thanos?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos collects the Infinity Stones and in the process fights with many of MCU superheroes. But he doesn't kill any of them or even try to kill any of them if he doesn’t ...
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How was Thor allowed to bring Loki and the Tesseract back to Asgard in the first Avengers movie?

At the end of The Avengers, Thor returns to Asgard with Loki and the Tesseract. When Avengers first came out, it seemed that S.H.I.E.L.D. simply allowed Thor to take them; trusting that Asgard would ...
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Can Tony's denial of the quantum realm be simplified? [closed]

In Avengers: Endgame Natasha, Steve and Scott meet with Tony trying to explain to him the possibilities of the quantum realm, to which Tony uses a lot of complex terms Quantum fluctuation messes ...
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What is Thanos's weapon called?

In Avengers: Endgame, Thanos wields a kind of "double sword". I have no idea what this weapon is. (Image source: Thanos' new Avengers: Endgame weapon has been revealed) I'm wondering what kind of ...
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How does Howard Stark know this?

In Avengers: Endgame, during the scene where Tony and Steve lose the Tesseract to Loki and now they improvise and travel back to 1970, Tony accidentally meets Howard and they start some small-talk in ...
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Why was this sacrifice sufficient?

In Avengers: Endgame... The instructions from Red Skull to receive the Soul Stone are that you must sacrifice that which you love the most. Hawkeye didn't sacrifice anything. He actively tried to ...
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Why did they not know that a soul was needed for the Soul Stone? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Engame, Nat and Clint were the ones assigned to get the Soul Stone. However, they seem to not know how to get the Soul Stone and even get to the point where Clint doubted what the Red ...
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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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How does Captain America travel to other planets?

In Endgame we see Captain America returns to the past, to return the Infinity Stones. But what's not quite clear is how he returns the Stones from other planets. Does he bring a method of ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange use the Time Stone on Thanos?

There's another question called Why didn't Doctor Strange use the Time Stone to prevent Thanos from claiming other Infinity Stones?. This question is totally unrelated and was thought up before I ...
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What happened to Hulk's rage?

It is understandable that Professor Hulk has really dealt with Banner and Hulk and have got the "best of both worlds" as quoted by himself. But, I would disagree to some extent from this statement. ...
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Why wasn't Tony Stark more affected by this? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Endgame, when Tony Stark steals the Infinity Stones from Thanos and inserts them into his own ad-hoc gauntlet, there isn't much of an energy outburst and Stark seems to be able to wield ...
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How did Thor and Rocket go there in “Avengers: Endgame”?

In Avengers: Endgame we saw War Machine, Nebula, Black Widow, and Hawkeye brought the Benatar with them so they can fly to Morag and Soulworld. However, the Thor and Rocket team is able to teleport ...
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Why did this character matter in Endgame? [closed]

Because it is the 1 out of over 14 million futures in which the Avengers won, you would expect that all of the surviving named characters would play a role that no one else could do, so they were ...
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Why was the Ancient One so hesitant to teach Dr. Strange the art of sorcery?

In the movie Doctor Strange, Strange wanted to get accepted in the "dojo" of the Ancient One (not sure if it's really a dojo), but she refused, so it seemed like she didn't want to teach him because ...
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Do these terms mean the same thing in the MCU?

In both Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame we come across the usage of these phrases: alternate futures multiple timelines different realities While we know that the word "dimension" and "...
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Why Captain Marvel is not the First Avenger?

In the MCU, Captain America is referred as the first Avenger but I recently watched Captain Marvel, in which Nick Fury met with Captain Marvel for the first time, even before any other Avengers. In ...
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Does Captain Marvel get her MCU name from Peter Parker?

In the Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer, Peter Parker references Captain Marvel - and as far as I know, it's the first time in the MCU that the name is mentioned on-screen. In Avengers: Endgame she's ...
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How did Thanos achieve this?

In Avengers: Endgame (2019), when Avengers confront Thanos in "the Garden" and finds out that all the Infinity Stones are missing, he tells them that he used the "Stones" to destroy the "Stones". But ...
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Is there any discussion about effects of snap in Avengers: Endgame?

I've tried to keep the title fairly vague due to spoiler potential but my question is based on the following concept: After the snap in Avengers: Infinity War "Half of all life" on the planet is gone....
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What will Doctor Strange protect now?

We learn in the movies Doctor Strange (2016) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018) that all sorcerers including Doctor Strange have sworn an oath to protect the Time Stone at any cost. But in the ...
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Why did Iron Man not upload his complete memory onto a computer? [closed]

In Avengers: Endgame, why could Iron Man not do something like in the movie Transcendance, i.e to upload his complete memory onto a computer? He made Vision, so he could have done this. In Infinity ...
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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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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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What is in the package delivered to Hank Pym?

In Avengers: Endgame, Captain America gets Hank Pym out of his lab by pretending to be a delivery man. He mentions that the package is glowing, prompting Hank to ask if anybody had opened it, and then ...
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how did these things end in their climactic location? [duplicate]

In the final battle of Avengers: Endgame, Tony Stark manages to steal the Infinity Stones from Thanos’s gauntlet and insert them in his own glove. We don’t see how he pries them loose from Thanos’s ...
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In what order did Thanos proceed at the beginning of “Endgame”?

At the beginning of Avengers: Endgame, in what order did Thanos destroy the Infinity Stones? What Stone would he destroy last? Or could he use two Stones at the same time and have them destroy one ...
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How does Captain America return the stones when some of them are not even in their original forms? [duplicate]

How does Captain America return the Infinity Stones at the end of Avengers: Endgame when some of them are not even in their original forms? The space stone in the Tesseract, reality stone in Aether, ...
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How long did it take Captain Marvel to travel to Earth?

At the start of Avengers: Endgame, Iron Man is at the brink of death and "thousands of light years from the nearest 7-11" when Captain Marvel shows up. It appears like Captain Marvel carries neither ...
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Is Iron Man stronger than the Hulk?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Hulk initially uses the new Infinity Gauntlet, it takes a tremendous effort from him (in addition to almost burning his entire arm), in order to snap his fingers and restore ...
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What does Tony Stark mean by “I will waive my customary retainer” at the end of Iron Man 2?

What does Tony Stark mean by "Then again I will waive my customary retainer... in exchange for a small favor." at the end of Iron Man 2? What does this line mean?
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How was this character able to wield Stormbreaker?

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Thor is rescued by the Guardians of the Galaxy and explains his plan to get a weapon (Stormbreaker) to kill Thanos, Quill​ asks if they could get such a weapon too, but ...
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Name of the event at the end of Avengers: Infinity War

In Avengers: Infinity War when the Avengers lost and 50% started disintegrating, was there a name given to the event? The Event, The Disintegration, The Loss?
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Why didn’t the Avengers just throw the Gauntlet into the quantum realm?

It is known from the film Ant-Man and the Wasp that when anything goes into the quantum realm, it almost certainly never comes back, just as Hank Pym’s wife got lost for 30+ years. Since Professor ...
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Did this only become possible in “Avengers: Endgame” because of a certain destroyed item?

In Avengers: Endgame, did the time travel only become possible due to the Infinity Stones being destroyed? During the events of Ant-Man and the Wasp we learn that the original Wasp has been living in ...
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Does “Captain Marvel” contain spoilers for “Avengers: Infinity War”?

I am forced to watch these Marvel Movies in the following order (I have seen every other movie already, only those remain): Captain Marvel Avengers: Infinity War Ant-Man & the Wasp Avengers: ...
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Who's the kid at the funeral [duplicate]

At the funeral, the camera slowly shows the remaining heroes. However there's a kid at back, standing completely alone, who is he? (If my memory serves me right, he's shown after Hawkeye's family.)
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Why didn't people care about the whereabouts of this character in Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame after all superheroes return with Infinity Stones from their respective timelines, we see that Hawkeye returns with the Soul Stone and Rhodes returns with thr Power Stone. Here ...
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Why didn't this character get a funeral at the end of Avengers: Endgame?

In the movie Avengers: Endgame, Tony (Iron Man) is memorialized at the end of the movie with a funeral attended by the Avengers and their friends, but why didn't Black Widow get the same treatment?
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Snap victim memorial reference in Avengers: Endgame

In Avengers: Endgame when Ant-man visits memorial stones, he went through lots of names to go through. But as per the nature of Marvel films, it seems like these names can't be all random. Is any of ...
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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 can the infinity stones be destroyed?

In Avengers: Endgame, in a scene with Bruce Banner and Sorceress Supreme, we learn that the infinity stones create the flow of time and that if any of the stones are removed then they will create an ...
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Why this change in the Infinity Stone gauntlet?

Thanos's infinity stone gauntlet is left-handed. The one that the Avengers make in Endgame is right-handed. Is there a significant or symbolic reason for this? I'm interested in in-universe or out-...
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Can the events of Endgame be seen in other MCU movies?

One of my friends told me that in Guardians of the Galaxy, you could see War Machine and Nebula in 2014 on Morag, when Star-Lord was dancing. I haven't gone back to rewatch GotG 1 yet, but I wondered ...
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How did Valkyrie get a pegasus in “Endgame”?

We didn't see any pegasus with Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok, and it seemed like Hela had killed them all earlier. And as Doctor Strange brought people from the same timeline, how did she get the ...
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How does Thor get this in Endgame?

In the final fight with Thanos in Avengers: Endgame, we see that Thor uses Stormbreaker and Mjölnir which Captain America uses later in the fighting. But I didn't see how he gets his hammer. So, how ...
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Has the Hulk always been able to talk?

In Thor: Ragnarok Hulk has taken full control, Banner states that usually, he feels like he's got a hand on the wheel but this time he had no awareness of what was happening. So Hulk did seem to ...