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A 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. Starring Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Stellan Skarsgård, and Samuel L. Jackson.

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Why didn't the Chitauri use jump point in Avengers?

After watching Captain Marvel, one thing is bugging me very much. In the movie Ronan and his fleet used jump points for getting very close to earth and launch an attack. So why didn't the Chitauri ...
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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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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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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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How was Thor allowed to bring Loki and the Tesseract back to Asgard in the first Avengers movie?

At the end of The Avengers, Thor returns to Asgard with Loki and the Tesseract. When Avengers first came out, it seemed that S.H.I.E.L.D. simply allowed Thor to take them; trusting that Asgard would ...
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Has the Hulk always been able to talk?

In Thor: Ragnarok Hulk has taken full control, Banner states that usually, he feels like he's got a hand on the wheel but this time he had no awareness of what was happening. So Hulk did seem to ...
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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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Why is there no army of Iron-Mans in the MCU?

The Iron Man suit can be manufactured in mass easily. The Avengers initiative is to defend Earth from imminent global threats that are beyond the warfighting capability of conventional military forces....
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Why didn't Nick Fury mention previous alien encounters?

After watching Captain Marvel, I had this question why Nick Fury didn't discuss all the previous alien attacks which took place in Captain Marvel timeline with to the Avengers. Why did Fury hide the ...
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How does Loki get this?

In the beginning of Avengers (2012) Loki has a sceptre which contains the mind stone. In the end of the previous film (Thor), Loki fakes his death. He doesn't have it till that point. Who gives him ...
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How does Loki do this?

In the post credit scene of Thor (2011), we are shown Loki controlling Selvig as he speaks with Nick Fury about the Tesseract. In Avengers (2012), Loki makes it to Earth for the first time using the ...
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How does everyone know so much about the Tesseract?

In the Avengers movie everyone seemed to know a great deal about the Tesseract. Even Hawkeye seemed to know that it is a thing which can make portals (he tells about the Tesseract that door can open ...
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Why didn't the Tesseract get transported with Red Skull? [duplicate]

At the end of Captain America: The First Avenger Red Skull disappears and it was later discovered that he was transported by the Tesseract. In other circumstances like when Thor took Loki to Asgard at ...
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Why didn't Thor take Loki's staff with him? [duplicate]

At the end of The Avengers, Thor takes Loki with him to Asgard as a prisoner. He also took the Tesseract. But why didn't he take Loki's staff? Seeing that S.H.I.E.L.D. used the Tesseract to make ...
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Why didn't a design appear under Thor & Loki when teleported?

Whenever Thor goes from place to place magically a strange design appears in the ground under him. But in The Avengers, Thor & Loki went to Asgard. But no design appeared under them? Why didn't it ...
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How did Groot manage to raise the axe of Thor when even Hulk failed?

In Avengers Hulk tried to raise Thor's hammer and failed miserably. In Avengers: Infinity War, Groot raises Thor's new axe and holds it for a few seconds! Is the axe made of some other light material, ...
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Why did Cap lose his temper in Avengers?

We all know Tony was the arrogant one among the Avengers from the very start. He was always about himself, considered himself above all, etc. Cap, on the other hand, is the ideal man, he carries his ...
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How did Loki activate the Space Stone?

As Hawkeye put it, doors opens both ways. Is there any indication how Loki is able to trigger the Tesseract and get to the Earth in the first place?
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Thanos is not the only one to wield 2 infinity stones

In the very first few minutes Ebony Maw presents Thanos with the space stone and says to him that no one has ever had the power and honor to wield 2 infinity stones at the same time. Is this a ...
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Why all the mucking about with space portals in The Avengers?

In The Avengers (2012), Loki is sent to earth via a one-time bridge to the tesseract His mission, presumably, is to recover the tesseract for Thanos, and his reward for doing so will be right to ...
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What is the incident Black Widow and Hawkeye are talking about? [duplicate]

In The Avengers, during the fight with the aliens from Chitauri before Bruce Banner shows up at the fighting spot, there is a dialogue between Black Widow (Natasha Ramanova) and Hawkeye (Clint Barton)....
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Whose death is being avenged in Avengers: Infinity War?

Here be spoilers! I was under the impression, given the name, that the team of Avengers are avenging the death of one of the team (sometimes it's the extended team). So in A:IW, who is being avenged? ...
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Why didn't Thor take Loki's sceptre at the end of The Avengers?

At the end of The Avengers, Thor takes Loki as prisoner & also takes the Tessaract, to be placed in Asgard. But why didn't he also take Loki's sceptre with him? It was a source of power & ...
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What is Hawkeye's next target?

In The Avengers (2012), Hawkeye has the following conversation with Loki after being drawn onto his side: Selvig: The Tesseract is showing me so much. It's more than just knowledge, it's... truth....
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What is the significance in Hawkeye and Widow for the team?

In MCU, contrary to the others, Clint Barton and Natasha Romanoff are mere humans with good training and combat abilities. Other members like Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Vision, Scarlet Witch, and ...
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Was "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." planned after "The Avengers"?

In The Avengers we know a certain character was killed (really, dead): Then this character is brought back (alive again) in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., through a project later revealed as Tahiti. Was ...
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Magneto's Children in Avengers and X-Men

Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch are Magneto's children right.. Now in the Avengers's movies both of them appear not as mutants but the enhanced or whatever. and in the X-Men movies both of them appear, ...
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How did Thor return to Earth in The Avengers?

In Thor, it's stated that the Bifrost Bridge is how Asgardians travel between the worlds. When Thor destroys the Bridge at the end of his first film, Loki and Thor have the following exchange. LOKI:...
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What God does Captain America believe in?

In the Avengers movie, there is a scene inside a jet, where Captain America tells that "there is only one God", to Black Widow. The exact dialogue goes like this: Black Widow: These guys come from ...
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In MCU, Hawkeye and Black Widow talked about Budapest. What really happened in Budapest?

In The Avengers, Black Widow and Hawkeye, alongside other Avengers were in a battle which I cannot remember. However, they were distinctly talking about the Budapest being similar to the battle they ...
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What is the reason the Hulk (Bruce Banner) says he is always angry in The Avengers?

I watched The Avengers (2012). In the movie's last battle, when the big alien ship comes near the Hulk (Bruce Banner), the Hulk talks with a friend (like Iron Man, Captain America etc..). In that ...
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Why do the Avengers have bad radio discipline?

I have been thinking about the communication between team members in the Avengers movies, primarily when they talk over their team radio net. It seems like they have very little radio discipline in ...
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How did Strucker transport the Chitauri whale corpse/skeleton from NYC to Sokovia? [duplicate]

In the beginning of Avengers Age of Ultron movie, Avengers attack Strucker's base and there Stark discovers the corpse/skeleton of the big Chitauri whale that attacked NYC in the first Avengers movie. ...
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Why did Thanos choose to team up with Loki to retrieve the Tesseract?

Imagine you're the ultimate villain with unlimited powers and you have some big plans for the universe and the most crucial thing you need for your nefarious plans are infinity stones. You know one of ...
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What powers the helicarrier in The Avengers?

I assume it would take massive amounts of energy for something that large to stay in the air. What is powering it?
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Hawkeye's sneak attack on the helicarrier in The Avengers

How did this work exactly? There's a pretty significant number of personnel required to keep an aircraft carrier running, let alone one that can fly and has cloaking technology. Is there an official ...
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Why didn't Loki realize he is touching the arc reactor?

I saw the answers of this other question about the scene in The Avengers where Loki tries to do his mind control on Tony Stark, so I started to wonder that why Loki didn't realize that he just has to ...
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What is the significance of the number 12 in the MCU?

There are various different uses of the number 12 across the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Does it have any significance at all or is it a running gag?
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Does Hulk care for Bruce Banner

We know that Hulk and Bruce Banner are two different personalities sharing the same body. Bruce Banner mostly doesn't trust the big guy (Hulk). However, Hulk takes over everytime someone tries to hurt ...
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Why does the Hulk always move away from the town in every movie? [closed]

In each movie the Hulk is in, he is found and he is being asked for help. Then why does he always leave the town?
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What makes Hulk differentiate the enemy from the allies during the last fight in "The Avengers"?

In the movie The Avengers how does HULK differentiate between the enemy and the allies? Previously when he turns into the beast aboard the avengers space craft, Hulk fights with Thor which means that ...
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To whom is the Chitauri mastermind talking in the beginning?

I'm not sure if it's really the Chitauri mastermind, but bear with me. In the opening of The Avengers we see some blue glimmer, some Chitauri, Loki's hands receiving the scepter/spear. All overlaid ...
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How does Cap know that Loki's punch packs a wallop?

In the scene in The Avengers after Loki is captured, Cap and Stark are quietly wondering why the "Rock of ages" is giving up so easily. Cap says he recalls that that Loki packs a wallop. What is he ...
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Was Loki's spear manipulating the Avengers?

While the entire group was on the heli-carrier (or whatever it's called) everyone was in Banner and Stark's lab, and they began arguing, some making rather uncharacteristic remarks. The fight ...
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Why did the Chitauri need Loki at all?

If the Chitauri scepter has an Infinity Stone within it, and it can be used to "activate" the Tesseract so that a person (or people) can travel from one galaxy to the next... why do the Chitauri need ...
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What, exactly, are those "things" that come from the hole in the sky in The Avengers?

These: They explode like something that would be mechanical running on some power source, yet they roar and attempt to eat some of the Avengers, and they move more like an animal in water than like ...
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Why can't Thor pick up his hammer?

In The Avengers after falling from great height and blasting through the cage, Thor seems to have lost his control over the hammer, why did this happen?
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Why do we say that Captain America is the first avenger?

We already know that Captain America is the first avenger. There is a Thor in the avengers team and he is older than Captain America. Why do we call Captain America the first avenger?
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How are the face-in-suit segments of Iron Man filmed?

This question deals with the actors in a full-body shot of the suits, however I am wondering how the face-inside-the-suit segments are filmed, for example: Iron Man HUD as seen in The Avengers (2012) ...
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