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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 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 Vision have AI capabilities like Ultron?

As seen in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ultron had all the abilities of an AI. Going into the internet, absorbing all of human history, creating "copies" of himself in other robot bodies, etc. Why hasn't ...
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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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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 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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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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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 fast is Bifrost?

Firstly, I have no idea how far Asgard is away from Earth in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Thor, and other characters have used Bifrost as an express elevator to other worlds, but I have no real ...
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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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Does the eternal flame reanimate only evil people?

In Thor: Ragnarok, we learn that the eternal flame of Asgard could re-animate people then why wouldn't they use it to bring back people close to Thor? Does the eternal flame reanimate only evil people?...
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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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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 ...
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How old is Thor exactly, 1055 or 1500?

In the starting of Thor after the battle between the Asgardians and the Frost Giants Loki is found as a child. And the war is in 965 AD. So by calculation the age can be obtained. But in Avengers ...