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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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Why did the accessories (clothings, masks, equipments, etc.) vanish along the person? [duplicate]

Everyone knows that the snap of Thanos at the end of Avengers: Infinity War ended the lives of half of all organisms in the Universe. But why did their accessories turn to dust along with the owner? ...
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Why was Ddub unhappy with Luke at the end?

In the season 2 finale of Luke Cage, back in the barbershop, why is Ddub unhappy with Luke pushing out all the mob bosses from Harlem? Why does he threat to buy Pop's place and end up doing so?
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Did Thanos' plan include the planets he visited before?

Before Thanos acquires all the Infinity Stones in Avengers: Infinity War, he had already been going around to many planets, killing off half the population: Drax's planet Gamora's planet The planets ...
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Does Thanos just instinctively know how to use the Infinity Stones or was he preparing beforehand?

Dr. Strange needed the book of spells to learn how to manipulate the Eye of Agamotto and control the time stone. How does Thanos know how to use the reality Stone after just getting it and the Space ...
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Why does MCU and Netflix MCU differ so much in showing graphic content?

Disney has strict rules on showing graphic content in its movies. We see a lot less blood even if a character falls from a great height. But Marvel shows, especially on Netflix, have a lot of graphic ...
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Why did Cap lose his temper in Avengers?

We all know Tony was the arrogant one among the Avengers from the very start. He was always about himself, considered himself above all, etc. Cap, on the other hand, is the ideal man, he carries his ...
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Why did Helmut Zemo target only James Buchanan Barnes and not 5 other Winter Soldiers?

We saw in Captain America: Civil War that Zemo used Bucky as a means to make the Avengers crumble from within. When Tony saw the footage he was enraged and the Avengers literally broke up. All I ...
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How or when does Bucky get super human qualities?

In Captain America: Civil War, Bucky apparently can run as fast as enhanced Steve Rogers. I don’t remember anything specific about how Bucky gets extra power beyond the bionic arm (which, I’m ...
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How does Captain America know who killed Tony Stark’s parents? [duplicate]

How would Captain America know anything about any incidents by Bucky when operating as Winter Soldier? At the end of Captain America: Civil War, after seeing the video of the Winter Soldier killing ...
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At end of Iron fist S2, Who carries the series title?

Season 2 of Iron Fist is now available on Netflix and I watched all episodes. While it is a marked improvement over Season 1 and the Defenders mini series, the conclusion was rather confusing. ...
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Is the liquid that gives Black Panther his powers the same which strips out his powers?

In Black Panther we have seen T'Challa's power being stripped away during ritual combat. So is that the same liquid which gives him power in the first place or is it a different herb? Could it nullify ...
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How did Cull Obsidian's hand grow back in the battle of Wakanda?

In the fight scene near the Sanctum Santorum in Avengers: Infinity War Cull Obsidian's hand got cut off by a closing portal, but in the battle of Wakanda it was grown back to normal. Does he have ...
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Why isn't Tony Stark's F.R.I.D.A.Y available offline?

In Avengers: Infinity War, it is observed that Why couldn't/didn't Stark fit the virtual assistant mechanism into his already impressive nanotech powered suit? In universe answers would be ...
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How did Loki activate the Space Stone?

As Hawkeye put it, doors opens both ways. Is there any indication how Loki is able to trigger the Tesseract and get to the Earth in the first place?
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Is Thanos the *only* survivor of the collapse of Titan?

Is Thanos from Avengers: Infinity War the only survivor of the collapse of Titan? Where are his fellow Titans? Do the comics shed some light on this or is it just considered not important?
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Why would Gamora go to Knowhere assuming Thanos would be there?

Thor, after getting rescued from the ship explosion in Avengers: Infinity War, informs the Guardians that Thanos is after all the Infinity Stones. He also states that nobody knows where the Soul ...
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Are Tony's glasses made up of nano particles?

In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War Tony Stark's glasses suddenly vanished. Were they made of nano particles which dissolved and became part of his suit?
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Why does Thanos leave Thor alive?

Being Odin’s son, Thanos probably had some kind of trepidation about Thor. Whether Thanos did have it about Thor or not, way why does he leave Thor alive and not just finish him off in Avengers: ...
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Why is Strucker apprehensive about sending out “the twins”?

Why would Strucker be apprehensive about sending out the twins? We saw a post credits scene from (will find this out) that showed Strucker quite proud of their accomplishments. Is there some comic ...
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Dr. Strange's preoccupation with time before being entrusted with the Time Stone

At the very beginning of the movie, we see Dr. Stephen Strange ask a colleague to cover his watch while in the operating room. We then see Strange looking through his vast collection of watches just ...
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How did the Border Tribe plan to subdue Black Panther?

When M'Kathu commanded the people of the Border Tribe to attack Black Panther, how exactly were they trying to subdue him? At one point Black Panther was thrown like a quarter mile by a battle rhino ...
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Did Tony Stark forget about Aldrich Killian waiting for him on the roof or did he leave him alone on purpose?

During the elevator scene around the beginning of Iron Man 3, Tony is talking to Killian and tells him to wait on the rooftop, where he'll reach him in 5 minutes. However, it is shown that Tony never ...
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I am Groot? translation: Is there an English translation for all of Groot’s dialogues?

In the Guardians of the Galaxy films we can gather by how he says it and by how a character that understands Groot responds as to what was said or asked, but do we have or will we ever get, subtitles ...
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Is Nebula actually Thanos’ daughter or another adopted daughter like Gamora?

Nebula looks like she's same colors as Thanos but so much of her is different. Is she an actual daughter of Thanos? If so, can she wield the infinity gauntlet too?
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Why does Thanos want everybody to meet back at Titan?

After getting the Space Stone in Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos again sends his minions to retrieve stones (that course of action in the past failed) and meet back at Titan. For what purpose? If ...
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Why is Tony Stark so arrogant in the MCU?

We see in The Avengers that Tony Stark is not a Team Player, he does not play well with others. In every movie, including the Iron Man trilogy, he behaves a little rudely with others. Why is Tony ...
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When Thanos asked for Tesseract why didn't Loki just lie?

In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War Thanos asked for the Tesseract and when Thor said it was destroyed on Asgard, why didn't Loki just lie and agree with Thor? If he had, Thanos could have ...
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Thor, God of Thunder, is easily imprisoned by Ebony Maw in Infinity War. Why is this?

In the final scenes of Thor: Ragnarok, exactly one movie prior, we see Thor fully realize his God of Thunder might against Hela. It's not quite enough (huh?) and Surtur is who does in Hela (at least ...
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Why did Hank Pym choose Scott Lang?

In the movie Ant-Man (2015), Hank Pym tells his daughter that he thinks he found a guy to take on the Ant-Man persona. He then apparently sets up an elaborate scheme to get Scott Lang to break into ...
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How could Thanos bleed red during a fight with Iron Man? Color of his blood is purple

Incident 1: During Gamora's fight with Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War the color of Thanos' blood was purple. Incident 2: Tony Stark made Thanos bleed. "All of this for a drop o' blood." This time ...
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How was Thanos able to defeat Hulk in Infinity War without using any stone?

In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War we saw that Hulk started beating up Thanos easily but suddenly Thanos overpowers him. Probably, the only way that would be possible, would be because Thanos ...
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Was Odin the reason Thanos never collected the stones personally?

Once Odin died in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Thanos personally started collecting the stones. Does that mean he was no match for Odin? Or was it just right timing?
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Was Thanos's life also at stake when the snap happened? [duplicate]

When the historical snap happened, half of the population of the universe turned into ashes and faded away in the air. So my question is, did he know that he'll survive the snap and there was no risk ...
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Did Stan Lee get erased by Thanos

In the Avengers: Infinity War, post Thanos' Finger Snap, do we have any information regarding the Stan Lee cameos? Is he alive or erased due to the snap?
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Where were the cannons in final fight in Wakanda in Infinity War?

In Black Panther, Ulysses Klaue describes his arm cannon as a leaf blower in comparison to the cannons/weapons that Wakanda has. Infinity War comes after the events of Black Panther, so the weapons ...
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Was Dormammu's dimension required for the time loop to work?

In Dr. Strange, the Doctor uses the time loop in order to beat down Dormammu's patience. We know that Dormammu's dimension was one without the concept of time and that the Doctor had brought the ...
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How could Dr.Strange be sure which heroes would die?

Dr. Strange saw a single future out of many futures in which Thanos would be defeated and chose the way. But how could he be sure who would die if they were destroyed randomly?
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What's this winged toy figure in Ant-Man? [closed]

I don't recognize it, but it shows up in two very different places in the movie. It appears in Hank's junk drawer at 00:24:35 And earlier in the Baskin-Robbin's manager's office at 00:05:28
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Why would Dr. Strange get upset about Tony Stark leaning on Cauldron of the Cosmos?

Why is Dr. Strange upset about Tony Stark leaning on the Cauldron of the Cosmos when they meet Bruce Banner at the New York Sanctum? I don’t see any MCU canon regarding it.
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Reason for Ant-Man not appearing in Infinity War

Having watched Ant-Man and the Wasp I cannot see any decent reason why Ant-Man was not included. In the beginning of Infinity Wars its mentioned that Scott took a plea bargain, and this is played out ...
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Why doesn't Scarlet Witch's power also destroy the other stones? [duplicate]

We know that Scarlet Witch's power can destroy Vision's mind stone. At the end of Avengers: Infinity War she is shown destroying Vision's stone while simultaneously using her power on Thanos. Who ...
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Discrepancy in Thanos's use of time stone in the movie - Infinity War

In the movie Doctor Strange when the time stone was being used to fight Dormamu, every time Strange set the time back his position got reverted back to the original place he appeared. However in the ...
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Is Spider-man's suit in Infinity War nanotech?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Spider-Man gets a new suit from Iron Man during their way up to space. The suit was also seen in the ending of Spider-Man: Homecoming. Iron Man used a nano tech suit in the ...
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What is Uru made of?

In the MCU, Uru is the material Thor's axe Stormbreaker, (and possibly Mjolnir IIRC), are made of. Is there any indication what this metal is?
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How is being Wakanda's king and Black Panther connected?

T'Challa was Black Panther before being king. It means that both functions are independent. The throne is hereditary by default (but can be challenged) and the Black Panther role is maybe hereditary (...
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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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Does Comanche have romantic feelings for Shades?

In either episode 6 or 7 of Luke Cage, Shades and Comanche sit in the barber shop and talk about old times and Shades keeps repeating "inside was inside." Reading into the scene, it seems that they ...
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What powers the lab in Antman and Wasp?

The lab gets shrunk and get reversed on the effect. I am wondering, where is the power supply coming from?
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How did Rhodey take the suit off in the military base?

When Colonel James Rhodes (A.K.A. "Rhodey") stole the Mk.2 Iron Man suit and brought it to the military base, and he was shown without the suit on when Major General Meade came to inspect the suit. In ...
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How do Ant-Man and others change size without special suits?

In the first Ant-Man, Hank Pym explained that the special suit and helmet were required to contain the Pym particles in order to vary the person's size. But in Ant-Man and the Wasp, people change the ...