Because there's been more than enough meddling and destruction for one day
By the point that Iron Man defeats Thanos and his minions with his own 'snap', there has already been massive loss of life, risk to the Earth, and interferences in time.
There is an argument here that Doctor Strange could re-appropriate the Time Stone and attempt to use it to ...
It was said as part of a sentence:
Thanos: I take it that Maw is dead? This day extracts a heavy toll.
Also, shortly before that scene, Thanos
So the toll is losing people he trusted and cared about a lot.
That's just an easter egg for the next movie, Captain America: The First Avenger.
From this interview with director Jon Favreau,
"We introduced Captain America's shield briefly in one shot in the last film," he said. "An [Industrial Light and Magic] artist put it in there as a joke to us for our cineSync sessions, when we're approving visual effects.
This is exactly correct. Everyone using the Vision example as to supposedly suggest what Dr. Strange could do for Iron Man are disproving their own theory.
-> Thanos wants to turn back time for stone, but must bring back Vision to do so.
-> If strange uses time stone to turn back time for Iron man and undo snap, he must bring back Thanos in order to do so.
I would say yes, he probably was committed, and that is how to interpret him in the movies, because, in the comics, he is ultimately committed to his goals, even to the point of death.
However, in the comics, dying is not a big deal for Thanos. He loved (currently I think he is fascinated by Oblivion, as per Civil War II; I'm not sure ...
This is Gamora dead:
This is Natasha dead:
Let's ignore that similar dead posture for a moment :)
There seems to be a circle at the base of that cliff. And as Sam mentions in the comments, Red Skull brings them to the top of the cliff and then explains the Soul for a Soul concept. So it appears that the offering of the Soul has to be at the circle. And ...
Touching (or even swallowing) the Tesseract does not grant powers to the person holding the construct as seen in multiple instances in multiple MCU movies.
Notably, Captain Marvel did not get her powers from the Tesseract.
The powers are obtained when she absorbed the energy from the exploding light-speed drive installed in her jet fighter after it crashed....
In the Captain America scene the Tesseract is handled while it is active and powering the plane. Even more energy is presumably required to then transport Red Skull to Vormir (we don't know whether he consciously triggers this, or if it's just something that happens if you don't know what you're doing and pick it up while it's active). It must have ...
This Tesseract in Captain Marvel was stable and wasn't overreacting.
However, it was overloaded in The First Avenger, that's why it burned a hole through the metal aircraft. When Red Skull and Captain America fight in the plane, they broke the hydra-built machine holding tesseract. It was already reacting in that machine and breaking it caused it to ...
As of close of Endgame, no-one (even herself) has referred to her as "Captain Marvel".
In Captain Marvel, she is referred to as "Vers", "Carol" and "Carol Danvers".
In Endgame she's barely referenced and then only as "Carol".
The trailer for "Spider-Man: Far From Home" does have Peter Parker calling her "Captain Marvel" but it's not yet known whether this ...
I'm going to offer an alternate answer based on the facts the movie presents.
It's not because Peter saved his daughter:
Toomes: Peter, nothing is more important than family. You saved my daughter’s life. I could never forget something like that. So I’m gonna give you one chance. Are you ready? You walk through those doors, you forget any of this ...
Adrian Toomes is not a straight-up evil villain bent on world domination or revenge. He becomes a criminal as a means to support his family. His beef with Spider-Man is not personal; he doesn't try to kill Spider-Man because he hates him, but because Spider-Man got in the way of him running his business.
At the end, Toomes is in jail. His plans have failed; ...
Nebula from 2023 time traveled with the Avengers to 2014. While there, due to the fact that she has a partially cybernetic brain, her memories became accessible to the Nebula that was already there in 2014. Similar to how 2 computers on the same network can see each other's files.
Taking advantage of this, Thanos was able to find out about the Avengers' ...
Nebula from 2023 travelled to the past with the Avengers and was captured by Thanos.
Under torture or due to the "network connection" the Avenger's plan is revealed and Nebula (2014 version) replaced her and travelled back to 2023 with the Avengers pretending to be Nebula 2023.
Nebula 2023 travelled with Thanos in his spaceship through time but escaped ...
Because family means more to him and Spider-Man saved his daughter, something he said he will never forget.
Overhearing, Herman Schultz showed Toomes a news report on Spider-Man saving Toomes' daughter.
Source: Vulture > Biography > Vulture's Campaign > Hijacking Damage Control Truck (4th Paragraph)
Toomes: Peter, nothing is more important than family....
My father is many things. A liar is not one of them.
Apparently, this is true.
I can't find a single instance of Thanos lying about anything.
Certainly, his motivations and reasoning are flawed but he holds his beliefs honestly and he's ruthless and powerful enough to follow through without the need to lie about it,.
As for the example you gave, Thanos ...
Thanos is never incapacitated long enough
During the fight with Captain America and Thor, Thanos is either on the attack or is never down long enough for Mjolnir to be placed anywhere.
Even when Captain America calls down lightning and floors Thanos for a second. At this point Cap attempts to (ahem) hammer Thanos by bringing Mjolnir down on his chest but ...
Actually, they didn't.
All they knew about the location of Soul Stone which was on the planet Vormir.
Avengers came to know about this from Nebula who wasn't aware of the sacrifice rule and only knew the location. In the Infinity War, only Thanos and Red Skull knew about the sacrifice thing.
especially after events on Titan, everyone knows that soul ...
We don't know - the only snippet we see of Steve's life in the past is of him dancing with Peggy - but I firmly believe it's unlikely, for three reasons.
Firstly, Steve specifically chose to remain in the past with Peggy because he wanted to leave behind his role as Captain America, and just live a normal, ordinary life. In other words, Steve had retired ...
As of November 2018, The Avengers and Spider-Man: Homecoming are set 4 years apart.
In an April 2018 interview with Ashish Chanchlani, Infinity War director Joe Russo admitted that the 8 year time gap was a mistake.
Ashish: This ones for you Joe. What was the time gap between the events of Avengers and Spider-Man: Homecoming?
Joe: Oh, it was eight ...
The team was just supportive
There are no official sources for this and we don't see a scene on-screen where they do this, but I imagine they had a discussion of where Barton should go and Bartons' request being to go back to his house, to see his family again.
We should remember that Barton lost his family for 5 years now, it's natural that Barton would ...
Captain Marvel throws it towards the Quantum Tunnel, which Thanos stops by throwing his own sword, deflecting it at the last moment.
No, she doesn't
Am I missing something?
Captain Marvel is carrying the Gauntlet to the van, presumably to either take the stones back herself or for Scott to do it (as he has a Time/Space GPS and she doesn't).
Thanos needed to survive in order to subsequently destroy the Infinity Stones. If he had disappeared in the snap then someone else would simply have put on the gauntlet and brought everyone back.
Therefore he must have planned to survive so he could remove the only way to undo the snap afterwards. Obviously he did not count on his opponents going back in ...
I don't think he's struggling with the risk of death so much as he is with the possibility that his daughter might end up getting erased from history. That's ultimately what he's discussing with Pepper. Sure, he's found a way to maybe bring everyone back but it carries a risk of wiping out the last five years - including their marriage and daughter - and ...
Thanos is enraged when he finally breaks the shield. Prior to his angry onslaught, we see the shield deflect the sword several times. It's not necessarily that Tony's blade is stronger than Steve's shield, but it isn't being hit as hard.
Tony's blade is made up of his nanites, which are extremely durable. For example, We also see the nanites make a gauntlet ...
One of the ways to start a game of 'tag' is for participants to shout "Not it!". The last one to say it must chase the others (i.e. he or she "is it") until someone else is 'tagged', at which moment that other person "is it".
Scott was thus expressing his reluctance to volunteer for the mission.
Thanos’ goal was to irreversibly kill exactly half of all life across the universe, indiscriminately, and without causing the dead any pain or suffering. In order to do this, he would have to have the power to locate all living things, select exactly half at random, make them insensitive to pain, and disintegrate their matter—ideally, in a way that could not ...
The real world equivalent is pilots saying "Eject, Eject, Eject", either to their backseater, or another pilot who can see that a plane can't be recovered and is using the radio to tell the pilot in it to get out. (Whatever caused the plane to be unrecoverable might have dazed the pilot--he might be functional enough to fire his seat but not functional ...
It's called inference. Nebula says that Thanos went to Vormir with Gamora and came back without Gamora. The inference is that something happened to Gamora, and that in turn leads to the inference that there is something dangerous about Vormir: based on the information that Thanos and Gamora went to Vormir, and only Thanos came back, there's a 50% survival ...
Not all the Infinity Stones are harmful to human touch. As seen on screen only the power, reality and space stones have been shown to be damaging to touch. And the space stone is only harmful when taken out of working machinery while it was being actively used.
With that said its possible that the time stone has the magical aura since we see it primarily ...
Touching the space stone warps you away. Touching the power stone overloads you with power, killing weak beings.
Touching the time stone probably makes you infant or makes you old. That's why people choose not to touch it directly.
Nebula didn't ask for a deed, she was just telling the story. Why did Ant-Man use "not it" in this conversation?
He's saying..."Don't choose me to go there"
Scott knows they have to go there to get the Soul Stone and he's making the deliberate statement that he doesn't want to be the one selected.
NEBULA: "A dominion of death, at the very ...
The issue with them not working in alternate realities could be one of frequency alignment. Obviously there must be some sort of quantum vibrational difference that separates realities otherwise everything would all just be a soup of quantum energy with no sense to be made of any of it. The more different two realities are to one another, the more misaligned ...
There are no official sources for this, just some theories and speculations:
One speculation says it can be touched, but just like the power stone, you will suffer the effects of touching an infinity stone (Maybe it kills you, vaporizes you, etc).
And that's why the Eye of Agamotto was created:
The Eye was created by Agamotto, using the Time Stone as a ...
According to CNN, Lee said,
I hate to admit this, but I do not share in the movie's profits. I just share in the interviews, in the glamour, in the people saying, "Wow, I love that movie, Stan" -- but I'm not a participant in the profits.
Also checkout around 6:58 of the video.
And his net worth is estimated to be ...
When the Avengers show up, Peter Parker says this to Tony Stark when they meet:
You will not believe what's been going on.
Do you remember when we were in space?
And I got all dusty? I must've passed
out, 'cause I woke up, and you were gone.
But Doctor Strange was there, right?
He was like,
"It's been five years.
Come on, they need us!"
He did introduce himself, actually. Not by saying his name, but by showing his identification. Hence Vers' line:
We don't carry our identification on little cards.
The "little card" contained various info but most importantly here, his name, which is how Vers was able to name him when she said:
Congratulations agent Fury, you finally asked a relevant ...
once they have the time stone they can travel through time without needing the Pym particles?
There is no indication that the Time Stone allows travel through time.
Certainly the Time Stone appears to allow seeing the future and manipulation of time on a local scale...such as affecting an apple (Dr. Strange) and resurrecting the Vision (Infinity War) but ...
Ultimately I agree with Paulie_D's conclusion that Thanos didn't know he would need to explore that possibility. Also, he'd been planning the snap and his retirement for some time, and when it all went according to plan then it was time to stop. Additionally, the bit about temptation means that if he had a weaker will, he might have done exactly what you are ...
One of the few times a studio has done something right in my opinion.
Spiderman’s origins are part of society's pop culture. Everybody knows his origin. It's been shown a thousand times.
Though one could argue that very young generations might not know, thus a scene should be warranted.
Homecoming completely ignores it and just goes straight into telling ...
He was bitten by a (radioactive?) spider
...we just don't see it onscreen,
This Q&A on Science Fiction & Fantasy covers it fully but the reasoning for not including it in the movie was..
"We never talked about showing it, because the MO was always to not show anything we've seen before," Watts said. "If anything ever felt slightly ...
Excellent answer by Paulie_D and I would like to add one more thing.
Although there is a considerable amount of time between Hulk's (un) snap and all the Avengers returning through portals to fight, we immediately see the effects of (un)snap with the phone call from Laura, Clint's wife.
So, she returns to the same place in her home backyard along ...
Did the Unsnap in Avengers: Endgame put everyone back to the place they were when they were Snapped?
It appears so.
If you look through the "portals" opened by the sorcerers' sling-rings you can see where they are coming from.
GotG & Spiderman from Titan
Valkyrie & Asgardians from New Asgard
Black Panther & Shuri from Wakanda
Wong & ...
This is a bit out of left field.
The Ancient One contains in her knowledge futures that never came to pass, because she has avoided them.
Among them is going to be a future where Thanos gets the other infinity stones and comes for the Time Stone. The Ancient One would never, ever consider handing it over; so in examining futures from her perspective there ...
Any answer to this is going to be pure speculation, and continue to open up "what-if" scenarios, but here goes:
An important outcome of this Endgame is that the stones are GONE, and the avengers only suffered two losses (3, counting Cap). In any timeline where they use they defeat Thanos before he snaps half of reality, the stones still exist. In any ...