Questions tagged [the-avengers]

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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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In Avengers (2012) what was the reason for the Galaga reference?

In the Avengers (2012), Tony Stark aka Iron Man announces on control deck of S.H.I.E.L.D's flying base "That man is playing Galaga!" source. After the scene finishes the bits and pieces related to ...
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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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What would have to happen to merge the Spider-man franchise and the Avengers franchise?

The two franchises are held by two separate companies. One, Sony, holds the rights to Spider-man 4-7, and are obliged to continue this line or give up the rights to the movies. The other, Marvel ...
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Why was the Avengers movie called something different in the UK?

In the UK the movie is called "Avengers Assemble" Why was it given a different name in that market?
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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 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 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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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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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 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 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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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 did Captain America give Nick Fury a ten dollar bill?

When Captain America walks onto the bridge of the ship, he gives Nick Fury a ten dollar bill. Is this because he is amazed by the ship or is it some reference to the fact that he is from a time when ...
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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 was Tony Stark so sure that Banner would return to fight?

In The Avengers, despite the mess Hulk made with the ship, why was the Iron Man so sure that Dr. Banner would return to fight?
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Why didn't Loki's mind control work on Tony Stark?

Right before the final fight, we see Loki and Stark discussing the terms of the upcoming battle, bantering back and forth between who will win. It is then that Loki gets the idea of turning Stark ...
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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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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 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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Did Black Widow really trick Loki into revealing his plans?

In The Avengers (2012), during the scene in which Loki is imprisoned aboard the Helicarrier, Black Widow interrogates him and at the end of the exchange takes place: Black Widow: You're a monster. ...
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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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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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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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How did Loki survive at the end of Thor?

At the end of Thor, we see Thor holding onto Odin and Loki holding onto Thor. Loki lets go and falls into the wormhole. We know he survived because he's the main villain in the Avengers. How did he ...
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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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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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How did Thor and Banner know where to go?

In the middle of The Avengers, the team is split up after coming together on the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier. Bruce Banner/Hulk end up in an abandoned warehouse. Thor ends up in a field. Shortly ...
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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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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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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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In the Avengers movie, why did the Chitauri troops die almost instantly when the portal closed?

Although the Avengers is a great movie in most aspects, it has its own faults or in need of explanations in certain situations, such as: Why would Chitauri troops die as soon as the portal closed!? ...
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Why has the role of Bruce Banner been played by different actors in the three films that Hulk has appeared in?

Hulk (2003) Eric Bana Bruce Banner The Incredible Hulk (2008) Edward Norton Bruce Banner The Avengers (2012) Mark Ruffalo Bruce Banner Is there any reason why different actors are used in different ...
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Is Hulk in The Avengers the same Hulk from The Incredible Hulk?

In The Avengers there is a new actor for Hulk. Should we still use The Incredible Hulk as a prequel to that? Or is Hulk rebooted again in The Avengers?
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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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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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Why don’t Bruce Banner’s pants rip open when he turns into the Hulk?

Why don’t Bruce Banner’s pants rip open when he turns into the Hulk?
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How did Captain America survive being frozen for 70 years in ice?

As asked on Quora: With a metabolism 4X the average human's, the notion that his body wouldn't have wasted away doesn't make sense. Did the comics provide any explanation for how he was able to ...
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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) ...