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Why does Tony Stark say this sentence about foul language?

It's Tony having a little fun at Cap's expense. Captain America is from a much earlier period where swearing was less socially acceptable than it is today, and by reflex he tells Tony off. He's ...
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How did Captain America manage to do this?

It was always unclear why Captain America couldn't lift Mjolnir in Age of Ultron. Was he not worthy at all? Unlikely; it's Captain America after all, worthiness goes with the character, his MCU ...
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What was done to prevent Black Widow from getting pregnant?

She was sterilized. "You know what my final test was in the Red Room? They sterilized me. Said it was one less thing to worry about." Natasha Romanoff, Avengers: Age of Ultron We don't know the ...
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Why did Hawkeye become immune to mind control effects?

I think you misinterpreted the scene. Hawkeye, being a very sharp archer, has shown to have heightened senses (refer to all his archery scenes through Avengers 1 & 2). With such senses, he had ...
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Why did Tony Stark design the Hulkbuster armor?

Tony Stark worked with Bruce Banner himself on the Hulkbuster armor (affectionately known as Veronica) in order to stop the Hulk if he ever got out of control. You have to remember that Bruce Banner ...
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How does Vision lift Thor's hammer in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Because he's worthy of it. The fact that the Vision can lift the hammer, in contrast to all the other heroes (apart from Thor, of course) is an important clue to convey the Vision's actual spiritual ...
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Why was the Hulkbuster program called Veronica?

"Is it some kind of reference to Archie comics?" Indeed. From Comicbook.com: When asked why that was the case, [the film's writer and director, Joss] Whedon explained that it tied back to ...
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What does ULTRON stand for?

Out-of-universe - it's a name, rather than an acronym. A mix of 'Ultroids' and 'tron' In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Roy Thomas, who co-created Ultron, answered: Where did the idea ...
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Isn't the Quicksilver from Avengers 2 the same as the Quicksilver from X-Men: Days of Future Past?

No, they are completely different characters. As discussed in this Sci-Fi & Fantasy question and this Movies & TV question, Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver are rare exceptions to the general ...
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Is J.A.R.V.I.S. the Vision?

tl;dr: JARVIS is not The Vision. JARVIS is one part of The Vision. The Vision is a unique entity that was formed by the merging of quite a few distinct elements: Ultron's base "operating system" The ...
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What happened to Jarvis at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron

JARVIS was gone, Tony thought... then he found him in pieces, in the internet, protecting the access to the launch codes from Ultron's attempted hack. Tony re-collected JARVIS and took him back to ...
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What's that “Sun’s getting real low…” lullaby thing to calm down the Hulk?

There is nothing specific about the words. They are just a trigger phrase/word to get Hulk's attention, like "en guard" or "Avengers Assemble". Whedon said: What about the words ...
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What does Steve Rogers mean in this dialogue?

Yes, In Captain America: Winter Soldier, there's a scene where Natasha kisses cap to avoid getting caught by bad guys. Also check this question and I believe he was referring to that situation. Here'...
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How was Age of Ultron's post-credit scene even possible?

As per cinemablend.com "There are two different gloves. That was not Odin’s vault that you see at the end." - Kevin Feige That means Thanos doesn't have to grab the Glove from Asgard at all. ...
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How did Ultron come to be in the Sceptre?

They don't really spend a lot of time explaining this in the movie, you have to piece it together from various bits of dialog during that scene (and others later on). But, Ultron isn't "in" the ...
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How did Captain America manage to do this?

Because he was willing to sacrifice himself to protect others. The reason why Cap managed to do so is already explained in Thor Trilogy. Thor was unproved of worthy in Thor when he committed a war ...
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Is Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

"Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor". "Worthy" is pretty vague, however Captain America is a valiant soldier, it would make sense that he is "worthy" of ...
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How and Why are the Avengers already assembled at the beginning of Age of Ultron?

This is explained in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 2 Episode 19, "The Dirty Half-Dozen". Phil Coulson (Who the Avengers think is dead) is now the director of S.H.I.E.L.D. and are trying to ...
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What makes Ultron the person he is?

This is all just my personal opinion, which I will eventually back up with quotes. During one scene we see Tony show a 'live holographic feed' of JARVIS to Bruce. JARVIS has been completely designed ...
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How did Veronica get from Earth's orbit to Johannesburg in a matter of seconds?

It takes the Soyuz TMA Spacecraft, really the Descent Module, 3.5 hours to go from the ISS to Touch Down, including undocking, deorbit, Entry, and parachute descent. That's from ~250 Miles above earth,...
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What was Thor doing?

The visions that Scarlet Witch gave to the various Avengers basically played on their worst fears, e.g. Tony saw the Avengers dead because he failed; Natasha relived her training in the Red Room, etc. ...
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How did Thor know the Power stone was in play?

tl;dr: Assuming that he knew about the 4th Infinity Stone stone before his vision, he most likely learned about it sometime off-screen, between Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Age of Ultron. ...
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What is the significance of the number 12 in the MCU?

There is no significance, and it doesn't seem to be a running gag either. As per this twitter conversation between a fan and Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn; "Hey @JamesGunn was Star ...
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What happened to Ultron in the climax of Age of Ultron?

According to this wikia he did destroy Ultron Vision: You're afraid. Ultron: Of you? Vision: Of death. You're the last one. Ultron: You were supposed to be the last. Stark asked for a savior, ...
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Thanos is not the only one to wield 2 infinity stones

Loki didn't control 2 stones. While Loki used the Mind Stone though the Scepter on Hawkeye, the SHIELD Agents and Erik Selvig, he didn't use the Space Stone himself. Rather, he had Selvig build a ...
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What did the Hulk see during his nightmare vision?

Banner's worst nightmare is killing innocent people, he has a major fear of losing control while in a populated area. This point is made multiple times during the movie ("don't turn green") and ...
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If Scarlet Witch of MCU has the ability to fly, why didn't she attempt to fly earlier?

Her ability to levitate herself comes out of nowhere in the movie, I assume to enhance her dramatic entrance in the final scene. So there's no real explanation for why she doesn't ever try to do it ...
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Why does Tony Stark replace Jarvis as his AI after Age of Ultron?

Because Tony is a complicated person. In Universe: A bit of backstory. MCU J.A.R.V.I.S. is a backronym for Just A Rather Very Intelligent System. It's a backronym because the real Jarvis was Howard ...
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Can Loki control Vision?

The thing you're calling Loki's staff -- the object that housed the Mind Stone -- is not something Loki has had for decades. It was actually given to him by Thanos, as part of his plan to have the ...
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How is Scarlet Witch able to stop the train?

Magic. Scarlet Witch has abilities that are, obviously, well beyond what actual people can do. While they have never actually used the word "magic" in the movie universe, in the comics, her power is ...
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