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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 accurate to the comics is the Iron spider suit from Infinity War?

In the Avengers: Infinity War, Peter Parker gets the new Iron spider suit from Tony Stark. How accurate is it with the comics? The functionality of the suit as well as the background such as who made ...
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Why did Thanos say “That was a mistake” to Heimdall?

At the beginning of Avengers: Infnity War Thanos had already beaten Hulk to a pulp. He had no Infinity Stones on him and was practically useless at that point. So when Heimdall transported Hulk from ...
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How did Thor get healed?

When Thor was in the Guardians' spaceship in Avengers: Infinity War he has his eye back. Where did this eye come from?
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How did Stane's guards gain control of the Ten Rings soldiers?

In the movie, in one scene we see Obadiah Stane arriving at Ten Rings HQ, while he and the Rings' leader are inside Stane uses some device to neutralize the leader after he realizes his plans went ...
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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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Which galaxy does the name “Guardians of the Galaxy” refer to?

As per Wikipedia: Guardians of the Galaxy (retroactively referred to as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1) is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same ...
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Captain America Shield Deflection

So, watching Captain America: Winter Soldier, I think I spotted a flaw regarding to Captain America's shield properties. There is a scene where Cap is fighting Winter Soldier and his henchmen ...
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Timeline error in Marvel Cinematic Universe? [duplicate]

Spider-Man:Homecoming stated it was set eight years after the events of the first Avengers. Yet in Avengers: Infinity War, which takes place after Homecoming, Tony Stark mentions that it's been six ...
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Why didn't Hugo Weaving reprise his role as Red Skull?

In the movie Avengers: Infinity War, Ross Marquand played the role of Red Skull, even though Hugo Weaving played the role initially in Captain America: The First Avenger. Why did they replace Weaving ...
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How Can Thanos believe his plan is sustainable? [duplicate]

So, I watched Infinity War, and felt like Thanos didn't think things through enough. His plan was to wipe out half of the life in the universe, but would that life not regenerate relatively quickly ...
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What exactly happens in this scene with Gamora and Thanos?

In the movie Avengers: Infinity War, there is a scene on Knowhere where Gamora tries and manages to kill Thanos and before he asks, Why did you do this, my child? while Gamora keeps crying. But ...
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Dr. Strange precognative abilities and limitations [duplicate]

It's been a while since I've seen the Dr. Strange movie, but I remember the Ancient One saying something to the effect that she couldn't see past her death. I found the quote on imdb: The Ancient ...
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Why does this character get affected in Infinity War?

In the aftermath of Thanos snapping his fingers, we see that Previously in the movie, this character mentioned that Thanos had already been to their planet and killed half the population. Why would ...
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Where do Wakandans get their (external) wealth from?

In Black Panther (2018), it is shown that Wakanda is an autarky (self-sufficient) country that lives within a bubble, literally. Hidden and fully isolated from the outside world. But at the end of ...
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How did Banner know Dr.Strange?

Hulk gets transported via the Bifrost and ends up right next to Dr.Strange. But how did he know who Dr.Strange was to blurt out about Thanos? As far as I know these two haven't met anywhere before. ...
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Is it necessary to watch Black Panther before watching Avengers-Infinity War

I watched all the movies related to Marvel Cinematic Universe except Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War and now I am planning to watch the latter. Does Black Panther have that much influence on ...
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How did Thor get into Wakanda?

In Infinity War, Thor arrives in Wakanda to help the Avengers defeat Thanos and his army. Thor, Groot and Rocket standing where the suface is burned much like after Bifrost travel. According to an ...
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Would Thanos be considered an anti-villain? [closed]

Through all the horrible conquests and murders Thanos has committed through blind ambition for a better world, he does have one ounce of humanity with Gamora, as seen in Avengers: Infinity War. Would ...
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Understanding the abrupt beginning and the pre-plot of Infinity War

The movie Avengers: Infinity Wars starts from the end of Thor: Ragnarok. So we assume that Thor and the remaining Asgardians find Thanos's spaceship approaching them and Thanos attacks the entire ship....
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How did Thanos know how to use this item?

General spoiler alert so I don't have to hide the whole question... Towards the end of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos uses the time stone to rewind time and reassemble the shattered mind stone. We ...
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Why does Bruce Banner know so much about Thanos?

At the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War, Bruce Banner's first words after this are "Thanos is coming". This is surprising in itself as he was the Hulk until then, and in Thor: Ragnarok he ...
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Thanos is not the only one to wield 2 infinity stones

In the very first few minutes Ebony Maw presents Thanos with the space stone and says to him that no one has ever had the power and honor to wield 2 infinity stones at the same time. Is this a ...
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Why didn't the Wakandans destroy the alien ships?

The people of Wakanda have very advanced technology. So why didn't they destroy the alien ships that were attacking Wakanda in Avengers: Infinity War? Why did Thor have to do it? Were the Wakandans ...
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How can Wakanda defend themselves?

Wakanda is a closed country who does not let the world know they have highly advanced technology. In fact the world sees them as primarily a farming nation. We know they defend their borders, ...
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Was this a movie reference when Tony said “happy trails, kid!” to Spider-Man?

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Spider-Man is clinging to the outside of The Maw's ship as it's leaving Earth, Iron Man provides Spider-Man with a new suit. Just as Spider-Man exclaims how cool the ...
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Other ways of getting in/out of Wakanda?

Passing into Wakanda has been shown twice: in Black Panther and in Avengers: Infinity War. Each time a person/group is shown entering Wakanda, they do so by flying a plane and plunging into a [...
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What is the purpose of growing vast amount of heart-shaped herb?

The only people in Wakanda allowed to ingest the heart-shaped herb are those who have been given the mantle of the Black Panther, which means, prior to T'Challa and Killmonger's battle for the throne, ...
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Was there a meaning to the design on Shuri's shirt?

In the beginning of the movie, when Black Panther goes back home and is greeted by his mother and sister Shuri, she is wearing a shirt with what looks like a Green Lantern symbol. But Green Lantern ...
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Would Thanos include himself in his plan? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War Thanos wants to kill half the population of the universe, that's clear. And he wants to do that totally in random as well. So, since he's also part of the universe ...
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Does Thanos intend to exert his plan on each planet individually or the entire universe as a whole?

According to Thanos's plan in Avengers: Infinity War, which of the two statements is true: Thanos intends to kill half the population from the whole universe, randomly. or Thanos intends to ...
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Why didn't Thanos just use the reality stone?

Alright, so in Infinity War, when Thanos obtains the reality stone, it is evident that he is able to shape reality in whichever way he wants. This is shown when Gamora is able to kill his duplicate, ...
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Did Thanos go to this place at the end?

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Thor strikes Thanos with his new axe Stormbreaker and Thanos snaps his fingers inside the gauntlet, with all 6 Infinity Stones, does Thanos go inside the soul stone? ...
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Why didn't Thanos just reduce the fertility rate? [duplicate]

Thanos' goal is to halve the population, to reduce demand for resources. The best way to kill half the population is to get all six infinity stones; then you can make half of all life just disappear. ...
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What about the rest of the universe?

In Avengers: Infinity War, towards the end of the film, But, what about the rest of the universe? Why weren't any other planets and their populations shown? Given that there are thousands of planets ...
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How did Spider-Man do it?

In the end of Avengers: Infinity War, For everyone, the above happens pretty fast, however Spider-Man appears to be able to fight/resist it much longer than anyone else, including people "stronger" ...
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Why is it so easy to become king of Wakanda?

In Black Panther, during the initial ceremony, Zuri asks whether anybody wants to challenge T'Challa for the throne. He asks each tribe, and then asks the public in general. If anybody wants to ...
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Why was Bruce Banner unable to do this? [duplicate]

There seems to be too many references throughout the movie to Bruce's inability to become the Hulk in Avengers: Infinity War to be a coincidence - was this a fear caused because of his fight with ...
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Is there any way for Wakandan people to regrow the Heart-Shaped Herb?

Is there any way for Wakandan people to regrow the Heart-Shaped Herb after Killmonger burned them in Black Panther?
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What was the reason behind Ronan's name?

We all know Ronan was the villian in Guardians of Galaxy. But he was called Ronan the accuser several times. Why was he called this? Is there any reason behind this naming?
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Did Thanos's calculations account for aftermath effects?

When eliminating half of the population of every world in Avengers: Infinity War, did Thanos account (and under-kill to account) for the massive casualties that will result from societal breakdown, ...
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Did this happen to Loki?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Loki was killed by Thanos. As we know Loki well for coming back from dead. I still wonder he is dead for real this time? Thor says this to Rocket. Thor: he may dead or ...
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Why/how is the Reality Stone an actual stone now, instead of a liquid?

About a week ago I came across a Marvel magazine that was a special edition specifically for Avengers: Infinity War. It provides the history of each Infinity Stone in the MCU up to Infinity War, has ...
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Why all the mucking about with space portals in The Avengers?

In The Avengers (2012), Loki is sent to earth via a one-time bridge to the tesseract His mission, presumably, is to recover the tesseract for Thanos, and his reward for doing so will be right to ...
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Was Dr Strange experiencing all the timeloops with Dormamu?

It is made very clear that Dormamu is experiencing the loop at the end of Doctor Strange as a sequence of events, much like the viewer. Indeed, that's the point - from his perspective he's going to '...
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Did Loki steal the Tesseract?

What happened with the Tesseract? Did Loki steal it at the end of Thor: Ragnarok?
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How does this guy eat?

There is this guy in Black Panther and probably more people like him with this weird looking mouth. Are they even human? Is the mouth naturally like this or has it been surgically altered to indicate ...
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Thanos' 'situation' at the end of Infinity War [duplicate]

Spoliers ahead - So Thanos had all the six stones and with a snap he made half the population vanished. But, those who got vanished we're randomly selected. So this could have included Thanos ...
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Do Thanos and Stark know each other in Avengers: Infinity War?

Throughout the movie Avengers: Infinity War there’s some relatable exchange between Thanos and Stark. Either they are talking to each other about each other or talking to others about each other. At ...
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Does Thanos have any inherent superpowers without the Infinity Stones

Throughout Avengers Infinity War movie, we see Thanos fight with one or more Infinity Stones. So he's using their power to win against the Avengers. But does he have any superpowers without these ...
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Is this an inconsistency in the Infinity War and Guardians of the Galaxy?

In Infinity War, Thanos explains to Gamora that killing half of her people saved them from inevitable doom. You know what's happened since then? The children born have known nothing but full ...