Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

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Is there any reason why MCU changed the Snap to Blip

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Thanos snaps his fingers with the Infinity Stones, half the population vanishes. In Avengers: Endgame, Banner snaps his fingers with the Infinity Stones & the ...
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Which movies from The Infinity Saga show an Infinity stone or its container? [closed]

Regarding the movies of the Infinity Saga (23 movie so far), which ones actually show an Infinity stone or its container as part of the plot? Not counting mid-credits or post-credits references. ...
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Why was this act by Peter Parker needed earlier but not later?

In Spider-Man: Far from home, when Peter and Beck are at the pub, we see that Peter transfers control of EDITH to Beck with a whole voice command and confirmations, but later there is no need for ...
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Can skrulls shapeshift into other skrulls?

I was wondering if Skrulls have the ability to shapeshift themselves into other Skrulls.
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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's Beck's ultimate plan?

After seeing Spider Man Far From Home I'm still kind of confused as to what the villain's plan and motivation were. So basically what I understand so far is But what exactly is the goal, is he trying ...
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What was the significance of Spider-Man: Far From Home being an MCU Phase 3 film instead of a Phase 4 film?

Before the release of Spider-Man: Far From Home, articles such as this one made the assumption that the film would be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's "Phase 4". Even though Marvel ...
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Why didn't Tony Stark use this system earlier?

In Spiderman: Far from Home, we see Tony give some of his technology to Peter Parker, specifically: It seems that this system would have been very helpful, especially at the end of Endgame. Tony ...
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What do I need to see before Spider-Man: Far From Home?

I have seen Spider-Man: Homecoming, but have not yet seen several other MCU movies (including Civil War, Black Panther, Infinity War, Endgame and many more). However I gather from various Internet ...
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How they handle the bets in clandestine fighting

I have seen this multiple times. The hero goes to fight at a clandestine location, bets are placed, money changes hands, but no ticket is given to the gamblers like they usually do at horse tracks. ...
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What is the addition in the re-released version of Avengers: Endgame?

I heard about the Avengers: Endgame re-release version with additional footage in the US, but I can't see any news about its Indian release. So I was doubtful if it ever gets released here and quite ...
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What was special about the Avengers: Endgame post-credit scene?

In the re-release of "Avengers: Endgame" after the end credits Anthony Russo announces the post credit scene which in this case was a deleted scene. He mentioned that they loved that scene but it just ...
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Was there any official explanation on why Doctor Strange was removed from the final battle?

In the final battle of Avengers: Endgame, Doctor Strange is pretty much useless, spending almost all of the time holding water up so it doesn't flood the battleground. Was there any sort of ...
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What exactly did Ant-Man see that made him say that their plan worked?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Dr. Banner did the snap to bring everyone back, we see Ant-Man looking outside and saying Guys... I think it worked! Script Source But what exactly did he see that made ...
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What did Thanos mean when saying “This day extracts a heavy toll”? [closed]

What does Thanos mean when he says "This day extracts a heavy toll" upon meeting Doctor Strange on Titan in Avengers: Infinity War? I used Google Translate and it didn't really mean anything in my ...
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What happened to Steve's Shield in Iron Man 2?

In Iron Man 2 when Tony is working on trying to create a new element for his arc reactor, Coulson finds a familiar looking shield which Tony uses to prop a coil Agent Coulson: [Pulls a familiar ...
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If the flerken ate the tesseract then why did it not get powers?

In Captain Marvel, they manage to get the Tesseract, which is the Space Stone, and Fury refused to take it. Goose the flerken swallowed it, but did not get powers from it. Why?
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Would Thanos still get the Stone?

In the movie Avengers: Endgame, we learn that to get the Soul Stone, one doesn't have to make the sacrifice but simply lose the one they love. A soul for a soul. Natasha kills herself, yet Clint ...
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MCU: Whose blast weapon is more powerful? [closed]

We saw that all three Super Heroes Captain Marvel, Iron Man and Thor Odinson have the same sort of weapons. Same because all three weapons look like energy beams (made up of photons, electrons, +ve -...
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Why did the Tesseract “burn” a hole through Red Skull's plane but not Nick Fury's desk?

In the end-credits scene of Captain Marvel, the Tesseract was thrown up by Goose on Nick Fury's desk. I remembered the final fight scene in Captain America: The First Avenger where the Tesseract was ...
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Did anyone call Carol Danvers Captain Marvel? [duplicate]

I don't remember that anyone referred to her as Captain Marvel in her solo movie. Did anyone in Avengers call her Captain Marvel? If so, why? Did she introduce herself as Captain Marvel? If not, is ...
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What happened to Nebula when the Avengers time travelled?

I watched Avengers: Endgame. I couldn't understand what happened to Nebula when the Avengers time traveled. It was Nebula who revealed the Avengers' plan to retrieve the Infinity Stones to Thanos. ...
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Why doesn't Adrian Toomes give up Spider-Man's identity?

In the Spider-Man: Homecoming, first post credit scene. Mac Gargon walks towards Adrian Toomes in prison and says it's rumoured that Adrian knows who Spider-Man is, but Adrian denies knowing anything ...
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Why did Nebula say Thanos isn't a liar?

In Avengers: Endgame, Nebula says this: My father is many things. A liar is not one of them. I want to know if he never lied to Nebula, or was she just saying that to make sure he doesn't doubt ...
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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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Were Avengers aware of sacrifice needed for soul stone? [duplicate]

In Avengers Endgame we see that Natasha and Hawkeye were tasked to get the soul stone. After events of Avengers Infinity War, especially after events on Titan, everyone knows that soul stone needs ...
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Captain America in the past [closed]

In the movie Endgame, Steve Rogers went back to the past to be with Peggy. Now Steve would know what would happen in upcoming years already like JFK assassination or terror attacks like 9/11. Do you ...
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Why send Hawkeye back in time to such an emotion-filled location?

I just saw Avengers: Endgame for the third time, and noticed something confusing. Clint Barton / Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) is sent back in time by himself, to test the time machine. He appears in a barn ...
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What was the point of getting this item into the Quantum Tunnel?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame The Avengers are scrambling to get the Gauntlet to the Scott's van and into the Quantum Tunnel. The goal seems to simply be getting the item to the Quantum Tunnel ...
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How can Iron Man's suit withstand this?

Towards the end of Avengers: Endgame, we see Thor, Captain America and Iron Man fight Thanos, who has a particular bladed weapon. At the start of this fight, we see Iron Man form some sort of blade ...
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Explain Ant-Man's “not it” scene from Avengers: Endgame

In Avengers: Endgame, during the brainstorming session with all the surviving Avengers, there is a scene where Nebula recalls that Thanos went to Vormir with Gamora, retrieved the Soul stone, and came ...
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What does War Machine's “Canopy! Canopy!” line mean in “Avengers: Endgame”?

In Avengers: Endgame after Thanos arrives and destroys the Avengers base, we see War Machine yell out, "Canopy! Canopy! Canopy!" This appears to be a command which releases him from his suit and ...
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Can't the Time Stone be touched with bare hands?

So throughout Infinity War and in the current Endgame, the Time Stone was never touched with bare hands, it seemed to be surrounded by a certain aura and gets transferred from person to person ...
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How did Vers know Agent Fury's name?

When Agent Fury met Vers at the phone-booth for the first time in Captain Marvel, she called him "Agent Fury", but he didn't introduce himself there, right? How did she know his name?
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Why was there a need for all of the Pym particles?

In Avengers: Endgame, Ant-man has the idea to pull off a time heist in order to get back the six Infinity stones and reverse the Snap. As stated in the movie, there are no second chances because they ...
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How did Spider-Man get his powers in the MCU?

I am a fan of Spider-Man. But for the new Spider-Man (Tom Holland) version, I don't remember seeing a scene about how he got his powers. Is there a scene for it? If so, which movie is it?
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Did people go back to where they were?

Did the Unsnap in Avengers: Endgame put everyone back to the place they were when they were Snapped? Dr. Strange and Peter Parker were on Titan when they were Snapped, so did Dr. Strange create a ...
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How is Dr. Strange's Endgame justified? [closed]

In Infinity War, Dr. Strange explains all the events that took place were the only 1 out of 14,000,605 ways to win against Thanos and after having watched Endgame I am not quite convinced. Here are ...
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Why didn't Thanos use the Time Stone to stop the Avengers' plan?

I am quite confused about Avengers: Endgame. If Doctor Strange was able to watch all possible future combinations of winning, why didn't Thanos use that trick in 2018 after killing 50% of the ...
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'The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese' - Why was this mentioned?

When Tony Stark was captured by Killian in Iron Man 3 (2013), Killian quoted the following as something that his grandfather used to say: The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the ...
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Does the snap in Avengers work the same for everyone?

In Avengers: Infinity War, we see that after Thanos snaps his fingers, he appears in a scene where he is in an orange space (the soul stone?) with a child version of Gamora. However, in Avengers: ...
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If all Infinity Stones have a power, what is the Soul Stone's power and aren't the Mind and Soul Stone the same thing? [duplicate]

What does the Soul stone do? Why is it so important? Are the Mind and Soul Stone the same thing? In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos has to sacrifice his own daughter to get the Soul Stone when the ...
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How come this Extremis Soldier died so easily?

In Iron Man 3 Stark first meets this woman (Brandt) who was an Extremis soldier in a bar. He was able to kill her with an explosion. However, in an earlier scene, another Extremis soldier (Savin) who ...
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Is the data/AI stored inside or JARVIS and then Vision completely erased?

When Thanos cracks the Stone out of Vision in Avengers: Infinity War, Vision loses his color and consciousness. I’m not sure if he was snapped out of existence. But what is for sure is that he is ...
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Why didn’t the Ancient One join the fight against Thanos?

In Avengers: Endgame, why didn’t the Ancient One join the fight against Thanos? The Ancient One could remove Thanos’ soul from his body to reason with him, leaving him powerless.
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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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Why didn't Loki just use his scepter to steal the iridium?

in The Avengers the iridium was stored in a vault which has an iris scanner. Loki seemed to have gouged out the eyeball of Henrich Shafer to access this. However, I'm wondering why Loki didn't just ...
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How did Rhodes steal Tony's suit if it prevents unauthorized usage in the first place?

In Iron Man 2, Stark created additional Iron Man suits. During his birthday party, however, Rhodes was able to take and put on one. In a later dialogue, Nat said this shouldn't be possible. To quote ...
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Why did Nick Fury not hesitate in blowing up the plane he thought was carrying a nuke?

In The Avengers, the Council contacted Nick Fury and supposedly, they want to nuke Manhattan. Nick didn't agree so they contacted a S.H.I.E.L.D. operative to nuke Manhattan. When they found out that ...
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Why would Thor need to strike a building with lightning to attack enemies?

Rewatching The Avengers and I noticed that during the Battle of New York, Thor went to a nearby building, struck the top with lightning before striking the Chitauri. But why would he need to do this ...

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