Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

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How did Thor know that his hammer would be placed back in time?

If taking Mjölnir from when they went into the past would of meant Thor wouldn't of been able to use in at all in "The Dark World" But since Captain America was able to bring it back and not ...
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Why does Thor try to break out of the cage?

In the Avengers, why does Thor desperately try to break out of the cage / box while it is falling in which he is trapped by Loki if he is a demi god and immortal? I remember Loki telling him that they ...
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Is there a canonical reason as to why Bucky got “nerfed” throughout the MCU?

In Winter Soldier we see him going toe to toe with multiple Avenger-level people including Black Widow, Falcon, and Captain America himself. Obviously we can attribute this to his training and status ...
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What were the other A.I. chips and whom are they referring to?

In Age of Ultron, Iron man selected the FRIDAY chip from the rest for the replacement of J.A.R.V.I.S I was clearly able to find out references to Jocasta and FRIDAY. What are the rest of the chips ...
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How many AIs have been made by Tony Stark in the MCU?

Tony Stark has made JARVIS and FRIDAY in the MCU. How many other in-universe AIs have been made by him? In Avengers: Age of Ultron it is seen that he chooses FRIDAY from a set of different AIs. ...
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What does Thanos mean when he says to Iron Man that he's “not the only one cursed with knowledge”?

Thanos says to Iron Man, You are not the only one cursed with knowledge Does this imply that Thanos is very knowledgeable as well like Iron Man? I didn't quite get those words of Thanos.
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What did Captain America mean after being kissed by Black Widow?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when Black Widow kissed Captain America in the shopping mall to avoid getting caught, Black Widow asked him if he still feels uncomfortable while Captain said: ...
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Why the difference between Thanos on Titan and on Earth?

While on Titan Thanos was noticeably beaten and even almost lost, on Earth (which fight took place moments later) he got rid of anyone like flies. Captain American was the only one who actually ...
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Why was Jeremy Renner missing from Mission: Impossible Fallout even though he wasn't in Infinity War?

It's said that the reason Jeremy Renner wasn't in Mission: Impossible Fallout was because he had a deal with Marvel Studios. But, he wasn't even in Infinity War. So why was he still pulled from ...
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What was meant by Groot saying 'We are Groot'?

At the end of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 1, Groot says 'We are Groot' rather than the usual 'I am Groot'. What did Groot mean by this?
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Why didn’t Iron Man just fly away from Thanos, after retrieving Infinity Stones?

Iron Man's booster (as seen in Avengers: Infinity War' second trailer) should be able to fly away from a much weaker Thanos who is now without the Stones. Specifically to go to someone like Hulk who ...
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Whose surgery was Stephen Strange undertaking during the New York attack?

In Avengers: Endgame Bruce Banner/Professor Hulk travels back in time to the New York attack depicted in the first Avengers movie and runs into the Ancient One, who tells him that Stephen Strange is ...
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What's Agatha's final fate?

Spoilers for WandaVision finale: At the end of the finale, Wanda transforms Agatha into her sitcom version "Agnes". However, by the end, Wanda removes the hex and so the "sitcom" ...
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What does “I have got a witness set up down the road” mean?

Its from 4th episode of Wandavision. Actually I wanna know what does set up mean here?
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In WandaVision, where did Pietro get his powers?

WandaVision S01E09 Finale Spoilers ahead.... When Wanda's brother first came into the scene, some people thought that this Pietro is from another universe. He has the same power as actual Pietro AKA ...
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Did Ava a.k.a the Ghost kill agent Stoltz?

In Ant-Man and the Wasp Ghost attacked the corrupt FBI agent Stoltz when he was trying to put Hank Pym's shrunk lab in the back of his car at the woods. After that scene, there's no mention of his ...
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Did Mysterio transfer E.D.I.T.H. into his helmet?

When Mysterio and his team are planning their next projection attack Mysterio's helmet is seen next to the E.D.I.T.H. glasses after he has obtained access. Did Mysterio transfer E.D.I.T.H. into his ...
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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 2008 version of The Incredible Hulk meant to be a spiritual sequel to the 2003 version?

In 2003 Hulk was released to theatres with very unfavorable reviews and the director even calling it a financial failure. Due in part to this failure they rebooted the franchise only 5 years later in ...
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Is that a pure mind stone on top of Wanda's vision?

I'm talking about the show WandaVision. Spoilers ahead.... We get to know that Vision living with Wanda is actually created by Wanda herself. She was in grief and that caused uncontrolled power surge ...
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Why did Hank Pym say he created the formula that altered atomic relative distance only 20 years prior?

In Ant-Man, Hank Pym said this to Scott Lang: Twenty years ago I created a formula that altered atomic relative distance. Well, Ant-Man's events were set in 2015. 20 years before that year was 1995. ...
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What was Groot doing during the fight between Drax and Ronan?

On Knowhere, Drax calls Ronan, and just after he arrives, the Guardians steal some pods. Rocket tells Groot he can't fit in the pod and to wait for him until he gets back. Drax then attacks Ronan. ...
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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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Why do all the MCU Spider-Man movies have the word “Home” in the subtitle?

The first three Spider-Man movies set in the MCU are called Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Spider-Man: No Way Home. Before the third movie's title was revealed, three phony ...
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Is Wanda Maximoff Magneto's daughter?

I've never read the X-Men and Marvel comics, but from watching the films I have come to understand that Wanda Maximoff is the sister of Pietro Maximoff (we see them in Avengers: Age of Ultron). But ...
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What happened to Ultron in the climax of Age of Ultron?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, did Vision kill him or absorb him? If he absorbed him, is Vision partly evil?
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Was Liz Toomes drawing at the beginning of Spider-Man: Homecoming showing us something important?

I have downloaded a high-quality picture of that drawing from Pinterest. It's not the original one, but it's completely the same. Liz Toomes had sketched the battle of New York on a paper. The drawing ...
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Is Spider-Man: Homecoming correct in saying it takes place 8 years after the Battle of New York?

In the Spider-Man: Homecoming movie it's displayed that it occurs 8 years after the New York battle. Is the timeline right? Because it was supposed to occur a few months after Civil War but after ...
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Why does Captain America not land in the same place after time travel?

After the time travel why doesn't Steve Rogers land in the same place(the time portal), rather he seems to be sitting on a bench near the lake! How's this possible?
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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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In MCU, how many characters have wielded more than one Infinity Stones? [duplicate]

Which characters have wielded atleast two infinity stones simultaneously in the MCU? Here is a list of all characters who have wielded the infinity stones (atleast one): Loki wielded the tesseract (...
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How did Rocket know how to extract the Reality Stone?

In the movie Thor: The Dark World we come to know that once the Reality Stone (Aether) has taken a living being's body as a carrier host, it is extremely difficult to extract it. When Jane Foster asks ...
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MCU: Is Thor bulletproof?

In Avengers: Infinity War when the Guardians find Thor, he is alive even when his spaceship was destroyed by the Power Stone. Later Gamora says: It's like his muscles are made of Cotati metal fibers.....
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Who will replace Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther? [closed]

Sadly, Chadwick Boseman died, but now the MCU needs a Black Panther, I have a very good question... Who is going to take the throne now?
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Why did they show Tennessee a snowy state?

In Iron Man 3, Tony Stark went to Tennessee to investigate the strange death of a woman there. The state was shown covered with snow, like that's Montana! According to this site, Tennessee is in the ...
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What are all the faces on Grandmaster tower in Thor: Ragnarok?

In Thor: Ragnarok, the Grandmaster tower had many faces on it: I presume they are of champions and I can clearly identify that the left one is Beta Ray Bill And he was a major part of Planet Hulk (...
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What are the origins of the name 'Malekith'?

In Thor - the Dark World Malekith is the leader of the Dark Elves. The film obviously derives from the Marvel universe. I also play a lot of tabletop wargames and I know Malekith is also a character ...
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Why did Dr. Strange make the comment “You look more like a Thanos”?

When Thanos arrived at Titan Dr. Strange said "You look more like a Thanos" as if he had seen him for the first time. On the contrary Dr.Strange went ahead in time to see the possible outcomes and he ...
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Why weren't J.A.R.V.I.S. & Jarvis played by the same actor in MCU?

J.A.R.V.I.S. is the AI built by Tony Stark as an aid & house-help (Butler) based on Jarvis who was the aid & house-help (Butler) of Howard Stark, Tony's father. J.A.R.V.I.S. is voiced by ...
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How did this person gain possession of the Infinity Stones?

In the final fight with Thanos, Tony Stark has a struggle with Thanos to get the gauntlet off him. Later it is shown that the stones are now with Tony on his suit. The question is, how did he get it ...
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Why didn't Thor or Captain America just put Mjolnir on Thanos's chest or foot?

Since only those who are worthy are able to lift Mjolnir (as established in Avengers 1 and 2), why couldn't Thor or Captain America in Avengers: Endgame just put Mjolnir down on a part of Thanos (e.g. ...
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Why didn't they call Captain Marvel for the unsnap?

Spoilers ahead for those that didn't watch Avengers Endgame. I was reading this question and that got me thinking: why didn't Captain Marvel put the gauntlet on the first time for the unsnap instead ...
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How did the time drive start up again?

The recent Agents of SHIELD episode "After, Before" focused on trying to get Yo-Yo's powers back, because her super-speed was needed so that the power core of the malfunctioning time drive ...
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Did Henry Simmons play the dealer in Agents of Shield S06 E03? [closed]

In Agents of Shield, S06 E03, Fitz plays a variation of blackjack in a space casino. The dealer looks a lot like a heavily made-up Henry Simmons (the actor who plays Mack). Is it him?
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Why the German police?

In Captain America: Civil War, the Winter Soldier (Steve Rogers's childhood friend Bucky Barnes) is sought for his role in an assassination and located in Bucharest, Romania. We know it is Bucharest ...
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Why does removing Tony Stark's power source weaken him?

My understanding is that the effect of the explosion at the beginning of Iron Man 1 is that Tony Stark has metal shrapnel in his heart and needs an electromagnet to keep it from puncturing his heart. ...
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How does Tony Stark control his nano suit?

In the Avengers: Infinity War movie Iron Man does battle with Thanos. We see Tony fighting hand-to-hand, and Iron Man is morphing his suit in real time. Creating blades and such. How can Iron Man ...
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How was this character able to catch Mjolnir and Stormbreaker?

In Avengers: Endgame, Since this character is clearly not worthy and had no super powers at the time, how were they able to wield Thor's Mjolnir and Stormbreaker, when even the Hulk couldn't do it ...
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What was the coded message that Happy Hogan sent to Nick Fury?

During the final fight, Happy Hogan calls Nick Fury to warn him about Mysterio's real plan. Happy says a something about going through Tony's old stuff. And Nick Fury replies with "Never call this ...
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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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