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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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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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Was Thanos part of the possible 50% that he want to kill? [duplicate]

So, Thanos's goal was to bring balance to the Universe by eradicating 50% of the living. I wonder, was he part of the general population that could have died? In other words, but killing half the ...
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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 ...
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How could Thor become a part of Earth's mythology despite he didn't come to Earth before?

In the first Thor movie Odin explains that they rescued the earth from frost giants and then settled in Asgard and stopped venturing in other realms. At the time of war, Thor was too young to go to ...
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What happens to the Thanos gauntlet after use?

Why does Thanos's gauntlet look destroyed after he used it at the end of Avengers: Infinity War?
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What did Tony Stark mean when he said “When I drift off”? in the Avengers 4 trailer?

My buddy and I are not native speakers of English and we are currently in disagreement over what Tony meant when he said "When I drift off, I'll dream about you." I think he meant "As I go to sleep ...
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Was Mjolnir also Hela's weapon?

I watched Thor: Ragnarok yesterday and saw this scene where Hela, look above the ceiling and saw Thor, Loki, and Odin. A picture of a "peaceful" Asgard. She then said the Odin is fond of "covering" ...
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Why didn't Heimdall inform Thor that Odin had gone missing?

At the start of Thor: Ragnarok Surtur says that Odin is not in Asgard. Heimdall could see it because he is all seeing. So why didn't he inform Thor that Odin had gone missing like Thor saw Asgard by ...
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Are Agent Barton and Agent Romanoff ever called 'Hawkeye' and 'Black Widow' in the MCU?

I recently read an article that claims Hawkeye, Black Widow and Scarlet Witch are never called by their comic-book names in the movies. While I'm pretty sure this is true for the Witch, I'm less sure ...
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Why did Hela and her power die with the destruction of Asgard?

In Thor Ragnarok, Odin says to Thor that Asgard isn't a place, it's the people. Also Hela draws her power from Asgard. So when Asgard got destroyed, why did Hela and her power die? I mean the ...
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How could anyone but Heimdall guard the bifrost without power?

At the beginning of Thor Ragnarok Heimdall is not seen as the Bifrost keeper, but was given the all seeing power by Odin. But in the movie Odin was not present at Asgard. So he couldn't give the power ...
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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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Why didn't Heimdall save Thor instead of Hulk?

In Avengers: Infinity War Heimdall sends Hulk to earth. Hulk was beaten badly by Thanos. And I don't think Heimdall didn't know Hulk much. Why didn't he save Thor by sending him to Earth? He is ...
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Monks know how to drive a car?

In The Iron Fist S1 All Danny mentions about any transportation in Kun' Lun is carts, (donkey carts or whatever), However note that when he and Davos arrive at The Hand's compound to kill Bakuto, ...
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What is the duration of the power of the heart shaped herb?

In Black Panther the black panther of Wakanda consumes the heart shaped herb to gain powers. But what is the duration of that power? If a black panther eats the herb once, will it be effective for ...
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Why didn't the Asgardians aquire the Infinity stones using Heimdall?

Heimdall can literally see the whole universe in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Then why didn't the Asgardians use him to find the location of the Infinity stones and keep them in safety in Odin's ...
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How to kill an Asgardian?

In Thor: Ragnarok Asgardians like Thor, Hela, Valkyrie are hit several times. Loki even got beaten very badly by Hulk in Avengers. But none of them died. But in the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War ...
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What is Doctor Strange holding in this scene of Infinity War?

In the following snapshot from Avengers: Infinity War, Doctor Strange appears to be holding something, which in the next shot vanished from his hands. What is that thing? Just anything that he grabs ...
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Are the Guardians of the Galaxy considered to be the Avengers?

While reading the description of the film, I noticed one thing: they didn't write just Avengers, they wrote Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy. I wonder if Guardians of the Galaxy are part of the ...