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How does Captain America know about Iron Man's parents' fate?

You have to refer to Captain America: Winter Soldier movie for that. In that movie, Arnim Zola tells to Cap about how Hydra infiltrated S.H.I.E.L.D and during that sequence, Zola says that Howard ...
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Why did Vision end up in Iron Man's team?

TL;DR: It's specifically because he's a being of logic. Also, because of love. First and foremost, it's important to remember Vision's original statement of loyalty from Age of Ultron. He is going to ...
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Why did Black Panther change his mind?

Because T'Challa no longer believes that revenge is a good reason to take someone's life. Let's look at it from T'Challa's perspective at the point in the film when he decides that revenge isn't ...
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Why do the Avengers have bad radio discipline?

Yes, as you provide evidence of, they have terrible radio discipline. Trigger discipline too. Obviously this is due to the medium, movies and comics are verbal and the film makers need you to relate ...
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Does T'Chaka actually have Black Panther powers in Civil War?

At the time of Civil War, T'Chaka was no longer the Black Panther, T'Challa was. According to the official prequel comic, Black Panther: Prelude, the mantle of the Black Panther was passed on to T' ...
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How did Tony Stark know that Peter Parker is Spider-Man?

In short: He is a multi-billionaire genius and has sources, but here is what the official person who worked on the film said: And from geektyrant: So how exactly did Stark know about Peter Parker, ...
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Wasn't Iron Man smart enough not to fight the Winter Soldier?

Isn't Tony Stark smart enough, though, to know that this is exactly what the bad guy wanted him to do? Wasn't that obvious enough? Of course. This is obvious to everyone, including Iron Man. But ...
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Why does Captain America chuckle when Spider-Man tells him which borough he's from?

Although the other answers may be right when they say that it's a reference to the longstanding Brooklyn/Queens rivalry, as a native New Yorker, I think it is simpler than that. In the geography of ...
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Why should Bucky know Black Widow specifically?

James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes has already nearly killed Natasha Romanoff at least twice by the time that Captain America: Civil War takes place. The first time Bucky tried to kill Natasha was when ...
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Why is Black Panther addressed with "Your Highness"?

The Black Panther is a member of the royal family of the Kingdom of Wakanda and the title "Your Highness" is typically reserved for royalty. see wikipedia The character is usually depicted as the ...
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Wasn't Iron Man smart enough not to fight the Winter Soldier?

Revenge makes people blind. Same happened to Iron Man, he became blind in revenge. From his first appearance in the film, it's shown how much he is affected by the loss of his parents and how much he ...
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Why did Helmut Zemo target only James Buchanan Barnes and not 5 other Winter Soldiers?

Zemo chose Bucky because Bucky killed Tony's parents. This drives the wedge between Tony & Steve which breaks up the Avengers. He says he couldn't defeat the Avengers even if he tried, as stronger ...
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How can Wanda Maximoff (The Scarlet Witch) be realistically imprisioned in the MCU?

Of the four Team Cap members contained on the Raft, only Wanda is restrained. Only Wanda cannot talk. Only Wanda isn't moving around. Only Wanda looks braindead. She was not only in a straightjacket, ...
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What's that thing in Captain America Civil war promo images

It's a mechanical bird for the Falcon. In the comics, Falcon has Redwing, a falcon Sam bought in Rio, and has been in the comics as far back as Captain America Vol 1 #186 (June, 1975), as old as ...
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Why was Civil War billed as a Captain America movie as opposed to an Avengers movie?

You are certainly right that this film seems to be chock full of Avengers. However, it is still a rather personal Captain America movie through and through. You could as well ask that question about ...
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When did Tony Stark learn to fight?

...no such indication that he ever learned to fight or defend... Are you sure? Iron Man 2 features a protracted sequence wherein Tony is doing just that.
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Why was Natasha Romanoff in hiding with Team Captain America?

Because she ditched the accord and Ross knows about it, as explained in Captain America: Civil War itself: Tony Stark: You let them go, Nat. Natasha Romanoff: We played this wrong. Tony Stark: 'We'? ...
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Did the world know about Wakandan Vibranium before the end of Black Panther?

Yes, but not many. It's possible that Bruce, Tony Stark, and possibly Howard Stark already know about the Wakandan vibranium. Besides them, there are more people who tried to intrude and steal ...
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Why does Captain America chuckle when Spider-Man tells him which borough he's from?

It's just to show us that Steve and Peter have a natural rapport, even when fighting on opposite sides. This is likely just intended to be set-up for a later film when they will be required to work ...
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How did Tony Stark know that Peter Parker is Spider-Man?

Although Ankit Sharma's answer is correct, the user Plexus asked a good question: "But how does having huge amount of info about crime, help him 'see under the mask'?" I started replying to his ...
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Why did Helmut Zemo target only James Buchanan Barnes and not 5 other Winter Soldiers?

Firstly, because if he had resuscitated the other "Winter Soldiers" there is no guarantee he would have been able to control them as he did Bucky. That's assuming he could find them. I don't ...
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What were the magic words used by Zemo and what's it referring to?

The trigger words, translated/subtitled from Russian into English, were: Longing Rusted Seventeen Dawn Stove Nine Kind-hearted Homecoming One Freight car No exact explanation has been given what the ...
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What happened to the third post credit scene?

According to Screenrant (beware: SPOILERS for future movies): the originally planned post-credits scene featuring Bruce Banner a.k.a. Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) would have been shot for the film but ...
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Eye part mask of Spider-Man and Deadpool

While we do not know exactly HOW does the eyes of the Spider-man suit in Civil War move according to Peter Parker's own eyes, we definitely know WHY. When Tony Stark goes recruiting the young Peter ...
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Did the world know about Wakandan Vibranium before the end of Black Panther?

The world knows about Vibranium, and that Wakanda had some of it. When Klaue stole vibranium in the past, they reported to the UN that it was all the vibranium they had in the country. This was likely ...
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Why were the Avengers fighting each other?

The conflict in Captain America: Civil War is complicated, and the characters all have individual motivations - but the point of breaking the Avengers is the Sokovia Accords and the loyalty that Steve ...
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Why didn't Ant-Man become relatively weaker as he grew?

This is a hold over from the comics: It will likely be pseudo-science and/or hand-waved explained in the sequel "Ant-Man and the Wasp". The comic logic is that Pym Particles allow you to change your ...
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Was Steve Rogers supporting Bucky by lying?

He actually knew. To quote my answer to this similar question on our sister site: He learns in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. When Captain America and Black Widow find the hidden SHIELD bunker ...
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Why is there a Sokovia Accords at all in Captain America: Civil War?

The scene with General Ross explains this part pretty clearly. The Avengers are being hailed as heroes for saving the world, but they are also being condemned for the extreme amount of collateral ...
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How do the timelines between Black Panther and Captain America: Civil War interact?

According to Comicbook.com, During this time, the only superhumans we know to be active are Black Panther (Wakandan monarch T'Chaka, played by Atandwa Kani), and possibly Captain Marvel (a yet-...
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