Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

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What happened to Earth?

In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 we see that the You can see a quick glance of the scene at the beginning of this trailer. Given that the movie happens in 2014, it ...
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Is it public knowledge that the Avengers went back in time?

After the events of Avengers: Infinity War (and then once more after Avengers: Endgame), a lot of people became very interested in Thanos, and very quickly. Even as far back as Spider-Man: Far From ...
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Is this Shuma-Gorath or Gargantus? [closed]

The new teaser for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness was launched, and I was thinking the creature I saw there was Shuma-Gorath, but a friend told me this creature is Gargantus, a lower-...
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Did Yondu know what was happening to the children he delivered?

We know that Yondu didn't deliver Quill to Ego to spare him the fate of Ego's other children. But this creates a problematic dichotomy. If Yondu knew that the children he delivered were being killed, ...
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New(?) timeline or alternate timeline question

In Avengers Endgame, the following albeit small loop hole is not properly explained: Whenever Cap and the other avengers go back in time using the quantum tunnel, people said that a new Branched ...
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Why does Tony call his daughter Maguna?

Tony calls his daughter Maguna a couple of times in the movie. (Or at least uses that word around her. I don't know if that's just a nickname or has a deeper context. Any search on Google yields no ...
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Is the conflict between Captain America and Tony Stark in "The Avengers" Blue Collar versus Educated Elite?

I was puzzled by the conflict between Captain America and Tony Stark during the first part of The Avengers. There were obviously values that differed between the two. Looking at their background, ...
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In Spider-Man No Way Home, how did *anti-hero* come into this universe?

First, this is not a copy of this question. Okay, so in the movie, we know that the spell was miscast and actually brought all the people from other worlds who already know that Peter Parker is Spider-...
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Are there no written records of Spider-Man's identity?

A main event in Spider-Man: No Way Home is that Dr. Strange casts a spell to make people forget Spider-Man is Peter Parker. But surely it was documented in some way, e.g. recordings of the Daily ...
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When did Spider-Man get his mechanical web thrower?

Peter Parker was bitten by a spider. Since then (after some biological advancements), Spider-Man was able to throw web-ropes for swinging and whatever purposes. It was Spider-Man 2 when it was still ...
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Why did He Who Remains choose Loki as a possible successor?

To me, Loki seems to be the worst possible choice for the job, so why did He Who Remains choose Loki in the finale of the show Loki to be his possible successor?
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How was Peter a.k.a. spiderman able to move his hands in his astral form?

At one point in the film, Spider-Man and Doctor Strange fight over the spell box that has the ability to send all of the multiverse villains back to their respective timelines. However, at one point ...
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Is Katy's Chinese name intended as a joke?

Yesterday I watched Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021), and noticed that in the scene in which Shang-Chi's friend, Katy, is asked her Chinese name, a group of people in the audience ...
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In Spider-Man No Way Home, how did *this villain* come into this universe?

In Spider-Man No Way Home, as we know that, Doctor Strange's spell was botched mid-casting, and that caused everyone who knows that Peter Parker is Spider-Man, to start coming into this Universe. So, ...
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In Spider-Man No Way Home, how did *this* character not face the same consequences as other characters in the similar situation?

Just got back from watching No Way Home for the second time, but unfortunately none of my friends care about these things as much as I do -for them this is just 'another movie'. But I have a lot of ...
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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 didn't the Great Protector try to stop Xu Wenwu from destroying the Dark Gate?

In the movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, I am wondering why the Great Protector didn't try to stop Xu Wenwu from destroying the Dark Gate with the Ten Rings. When Xu Wenwu started to ...
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What Marvel MCU and TV show cross-overs have there been?

Marvel has apparently made it clear that their TV shows are not always canon with its cinematic universe. I understand that even Agents of SHIELD, which used to adhere to the MCU quite closely, has ...
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Is Branch a timeline or a universe?

In "What if...?" I learnt that you could have two timelines in one universe. Honestly, this only made me more confused with the MCU than I already am. I don't know what is a timeline and ...
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What weapon is Black Widow using in the final battle of Avengers: Infinity War?

During a rewatch of Avengers: Infinity War I noticed Black Widow seemed to be using a staff during the final battle sequence. The design of the staff looks very similar to the Asgardian berserker ...
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Are there any more Asgardians?

In the opening scenes of Infinity War, Thanos and the Black Order Of course, we learned during Thor: Ragnarok that not all Asgardians are necessarily on Asgard (Valkyrie was living on Sakaar, after ...
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What are the Deviants doing on Earth?

In Eternals (2021), the Eternals arrival on Earth is in 5000 BC in Mesopotamia, when humans are already well established. It is only then that the Deviants seem to be a danger (triggering the Eternal'...
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Who sent the postcard in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings?

I've just watched the Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings movie, and according to me there's a plot point that is left hanging (possible spoilers if you haven't seen the movie). Shang-Chi knows ...
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Why wasn't Valkyrie present at the funeral?

Was watching Avengers: Endgame one more time and noticed that Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson) wasn't present at the funeral at the end. This answer lists all the people who attended the funeral including ...
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Is Night Monkey from the Spider-Man comics?

Spider-Man: Far From Home refers to Spidey in his stealth suit as Night Monkey, but is this actually taken from the pages of Marvel Comics?
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What is the Power Broker hoping to accomplish in New York?

The Power Broker persuades Batroc, an Algerian terrorist with a beef against Sam Wilson, to come with her to New York. There, she assists Wilson and his partner, Buckey Barnes, in trying to save ...
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Were there any hints that this character was the Power Broker?

In the finale of the MCU TV series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, it is revealed that: Given the events leading up to this, were there really any hints giving away that they were the Power Broker?...
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How come Fury and Hill could not identify Quentin Beck?

In Spider-Man: Far from Home, Hill and Fury are investigating an unnatural storm in Ixtenco Mexico. This is an earth elemental of Mysterio's orchestration.  With the unnatural storm data and the ...
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What's the role of the Receiver/Transmitter in Avengers Endgame?

In Endgame we are shown that the Time Travelers leave from a transmitting / receiving unit. But this seems optional. When Tony and Steve are in 2012, they leave from there to get to 1970 - no ...
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Do books have astral forms?

In Doctor Strange, the fight scene between Steven Strange and the zealot shows that someone's astral form has limited interaction with the physical world (only violent actions ripple into the physical ...
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How did 'He who remains' manage to live for so long?

As we know, humans have a limited lifetime but as described in the Loki TV series, 'He who Remains' was managing the various timelines through TVA and he mentioned that he was living at the end of ...
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Was a deal needed with Fox to use Evan Peters?

In WandaVision, Evan Peters is cast as a version of Wanda's brother Pietro, aka Peter, aka Quicksilver. The Quicksilver in the X-Men movies is generally considered a different character than Pietro ...
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Did Strange Supreme's power accruing scene include any significant cameo?

In What If...? episode four, when Dr. Strange was trying to acquire powers from other beings and became Strange Supreme, do any of those beings have any significance in reference to the Marvel comics?
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Why is the timeline so different in the episode 2 of “What If...?”?

In the episode 1 of What If...?, the story follows the same events as in the first Captain America movie, but with Peggy Carter as Captain Carter. The other characters have the same roles until the ...
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Why did Iron Man give a different treatment to Dr. List?

In the beginning of Avengers: Age of Ultron (see clip), Strucker's Hydra base is raided by the Avengers, but it looks like the Avengers try to stun, not kill. It's especially highlighted when Iron Man ...
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How Does Doctor Strange's cloak of levitation work inside the mirror dimension?

In the Doctor Strange movie, his cloak of levitation only worked when he entered the mirror dimension but was afterwards never used in that dimension. (If the cloak would have worked, he could have ...
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Can Loki control Vision?

As we all know Vision is made with the Mind-stone which was a part of Loki's staff. Loki has controlled this staff for decades. So does that mean Loki can also control Vision?
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What does "And that’s the gambit!" mean?

In Loki episode 6, we hear He Who Remains say: ... You came to kill the devil, right? (CHUCKLES) Well, guess what? I keep you safe. And if you think I’m evil, well, just wait till you meet my ...
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Why wouldn't any sorcerer supreme have known of the 10 rings?

Towards the end of Shang Chi, Wong says to Shang Chi something to the effect of, "we noticed the 10 rings when you put them on" (I don't have the exact quote handy). But the rings had been ...
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How do the different variants of Loki have different timelines? [closed]

I am confused about how many variants there are in Loki. Do they all exist in multiple universes? How does a nexus event force them to be pruned?
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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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Did the Disruption of Sacred Timeline happen during the events of Endgame or after it?

In the Loki series, it is shown that TVA captures Loki after he flees from Stark tower when Avengers were trying to get hold of the tesseract and all the story the follows through after it. In the ...
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Is there any significance to the "C-15" seen in What If episode 1?

In What If...? episode 1, the non-super-solder Steve Rogers ends up as the pilot of a proto-Iron Man suit built by Howard Stark. The suit has "C-15" painted on its left breast, and a star ...
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For which future movies did Stan Lee finish his cameo?

Now we all know the great Stan Lee is no more. I am wondering if he has already finished cameos for future Marvel or other movies.
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At what point of time branches start appearing? [duplicate]

At the end of the TV show "Loki", Kang died and we see new timelines started to branch off the sacred time line. As Kang is at the end of time, I wonder the effect of his death on the sacred ...
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Why has the Time Variance Authority not intervened in the events of "What if...?"?

My understanding is that there were no multiverses going in parallel to the main timeline events of "Captain America", and multiverses started to branch after Kang died in the "Loki&...
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What did Sylvie do to attract the attention of the Time Variance Authority?

We learn in the Loki series that so-called "variants" attract the attention of the Time Variance Authority by acting in a way that threatens a diversion from the "Sacred Timeline". ...
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Who was the captain of the ship that was pruned in Loki episode 5

We see a ship appearing to be from around the 1800s or so landing the void near Alison, the camera focuses on the captain as if he was some kind of important historic figure Who was it?
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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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Can anybody identify this painting from Black Widow?

This painting is hanging in Dreykov's office in Black Widow... Is this a famous painting? Can anybody identify it and shed some light on what it contributes to the scene there? This painting features ...

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