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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 can't Skrulls heal?

In Captain Marvel Skrulls have the ability to completely replicate an entire being's DNA structure. In the movie there were many times when a Skrull got injured or even killed. Assuming that this ...
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How do the other 5 Winter Soldiers get subdued and stored in cryogenic tubes?

In a flashback sequence, we get to see the other 5 serum subjects revolting against their Russian controllers. If I remember correctly, the scene basically ends with one of the Russian overlords ...
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Why hasn't Extremis filled the gap in Killian's brain?

In Iron Man 3, Killian shows Pepper a live feed of his brain [1]. He then claims to show her evidence that the human brain hasn't finished evolving--there is a clear gap present [2], a gap which, when ...
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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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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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Is this scene from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. essentially a realistic depiction of filming a fight scene?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 3 episode 15, Spacetime, there's a scene in which a bunch of agents are essentially rehearsing a big fight. It features Agent May very obviously pulling her punches ...
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Origin of nickname “River Lily”?

What's the origin of the nickname "River Lily" that Ego called Meredith? He refers to this nickname at least twice in the movie, so I suspect it has a special origin. Does it come from somewhere ...
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Danny's phone in Iron Fist

In episode 11 of Iron Fist Danny says to Davos after breaking his phone because hand may track them, that he left his phone back at the compound. But he has a phone in the next episode when Bakuto ...
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Is there an explanation for Batroc's accent?

In the beginning of the Winter Soldier, we meet Batroc, supposedly an Algerian national (so says Pierce later), and if I remember correctly ex-DGSE (which should be incompatible with him being an ...
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How does Scott Lang afford to live in a townhouse in San Francisco?

I noticed in Ant-Man and the Wasp that Scott Lang (AKA Ant-Man) lives by himself in what looks like a 3-storey heritage townhouse in San Francisco, which is a very expensive city to live in. When ...
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Is the expansion of Ego's seed referenced anywhere else in MCU?

In the second half of Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 Ego activates the seeds This takes place in 2014, when there are at least a couple organisations functioning with the purpose of protecting Earth ...
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Do Daredevil's foes know about his condition?

I recently watched the two Daredevil seasons and was wondering if Daredevil's enemies know that he is blind. In the last episode it was apparent that the ninjas knew about his blindness as they did ...
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Are anomaly sequences in Animatrix: Beyond and Thor 2: The Dark World both paying homage to something?

In both movie main characters enter an abandoned area where strange physical anomalies are occurring. After watching both sequences back-to-back, I noticed that there are some common ways in which the ...
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What is new Thor's form?

This question contains spoilers. Please return if you don't want it. My question is in regards to Thor's new form. The one where he has lightning all around him. If I'm right, this is the King Thor ...
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How was S.H.I.E.L.D. funded in the dark days?

After S.H.I.E.L.D. has been compromised by Hydra, it went dark without any government support. How was the agency funded then to pay their highly trained staff, contractors, bills, airplanes (e.g. ...
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Why does Skrull's clothing not return to their original form when they die?

How come when a Skrull dies they change back to their natural form but their clothing does not? In Captain Marvel, when Fury crashes the car, a Skrull dies and changes back to their original form ...
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How does merchandising work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

In Season 1 Episode 10 of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Mike Peterson mentions to Skye that he bought his son "Heroes of New York" action figures for his birthday. Skye: Is that Ace? What a ...