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How did Groot manage to raise the axe of Thor when even Hulk failed?

The hammer Mjolnir, Thor's previous weapon, had an enchantment placed upon it by Odin so that it could only be wielded by those who were "worthy" of doing so. Hulk and the other Avengers couldn't pick ...
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What God does Captain America believe in?

In the MCU, I don't think Steve Rogers has ever explicitly declared his religion. The circumstantial evidence would suggest he's Christian or Jewish, with (IMO) the more likely case being Christian. ...
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Why did Cap lose his temper in Avengers?

Partially it's the various team members ego rubbing up against the grain but more importantly at this point the camera moves away from the team arguing to focus on Loki's staff which is glowing more ...
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Why did Nick Fury not hesitate in blowing up the plane he thought was carrying a nuke?

If that was the real plane carrying a nuke enough to level Manhattan, wouldn't the nuke explode and destroy the base along with them if he fired a rocket launcher at it? No. Detonating a modern ...
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Why is there no army of Iron-Mans in the MCU?

The short answer is: accountability. After Obadiah Stane's betrayal during Iron Man 1, the only people Tony trusts with the Iron Man technology are his best friend James Rhodes and (as of Endgame) his ...
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What is the reason the Hulk (Bruce Banner) says he is always angry in The Avengers?

In the beginning of the Avengers movie, Black Widow finds Banner in India, treating sick children. This isn't just a humanitarian endeavor for him; Banner purposefully surrounds himself with injustice ...
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Has the Hulk always been able to talk?

But in Endgame when the heroes traveled back in time to get the Infinity Stones, at the events of The Avengers (2012 film), we see that Hulk from that time period talking. Which was never shown in the ...
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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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Did Black Widow really trick Loki into revealing his plans?

Yes, she did. First of all, I agree that Black Widow's discovery didn't help The Avengers that much, since it was just too late to really act on anything. However, I also can't see how this really ...
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In MCU, Hawkeye and Black Widow talked about Budapest. What really happened in Budapest?

As per this answer on SciFi.SE, this is an example of a Noodle Incident. From this page on TVTropes; "The Noodle Incident is something from the past that is sometimes referred to but never ...
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Is the conflict between Captain America and Tony Stark in "The Avengers" Blue Collar versus Educated Elite?

Steve Rogers is more blue collar than Tony Stark, but that is not what the conflict is about. The conflict is about government regulation. Should there be a higher body that essentially has to sign ...
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Why did Captain America give Nick Fury a ten dollar bill?

Earlier, when Nick Fury meets Captain America at the gym, they have the following conversation. NICK FURY: He's called Loki. He's not from around here. There's a lot we'll have to bring you up to ...
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Why do we say that Captain America is the first avenger?

The Avengers is an Initiative: a sanctioned team brought together to defend the world against threats beyond the scope of SHIELD and the world's governments. Captain America is the first Avenger not ...
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What is Hawkeye's next target?

The next target is the iridium meteorite, stored in Germany and controlled by Heinrich Schafer. The iridium is needed by Eric Selvig to stabilize a portal opened by the Tesseract. The eyeball (of ...
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Is the conflict between Captain America and Tony Stark in "The Avengers" Blue Collar versus Educated Elite?

The source of the conflict is two-fold: On Tony's side, the key line of dialogue is when Tony says to Bruce Banner, "This is the guy Dad wouldn't shut up about?" Tony grew up wanting to get more ...
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How does Loki do this?

This isn't the first time Loki has been to Earth - he shows up to talk to Thor earlier in the film while Thor is incarcerated by SHIELD after trying to retrieve Mjolnir. He's definitely present as he ...
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How was this character able to catch Mjolnir and Stormbreaker?

Thanos never wields Mjolnir during Endgame. What happens is Captain America takes a swing with Mjolnir at Thanos, Thanos grabs Captain America's hand (which is holding Mjolnir), and punches Captain ...
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What is the reason the Hulk (Bruce Banner) says he is always angry in The Avengers?

He just is a angry person. Some people are prone to rage. Unfortunately, Bruce Banner's rage comes with disastrous consequences, so he is forced to control it. Mostly via meditation and breathing ...
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Was Loki's spear manipulating the Avengers?

By listening to the Director's commentary in the Blu-ray, the idea is that Loki's scepter does not only affect people, controlling them by touch (as with Barton/Hawkeye) but the mere presence of it ...
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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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How are the face-in-suit segments of Iron Man filmed?

TLDR: From Iron Man 3 onwards, at least, Illustrator, Cinema 4D and After Effects were used. Long Answer: I can't find too much information about Iron Man 1 or 2, but in Iron Man 3 and beyond what ...
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Does Hulk care for Bruce Banner

The final scenes of The Age of Ultron show a self-controlled Hulk fleeing in a jet because they (Hulk and Banner) don't want to risk Black Widow's life in a dangerous relationship. Banner says Hulk ...
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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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Why can't Thor pick up his hammer?

I think it is not that he cannot do it, but that he is emotionally very much shaken and disappointed, since this is right after Loki tried to kill him (which is what that fall was supposed to do). ...
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How was this character able to catch Mjolnir and Stormbreaker?

Thanos does not wield Mjolnir, and Stormbreaker has no such requirement Thanos does not wield Mjolnir, he blocks it, deflects it, and battles against it but never picks it up and uses it. Therefore ...
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Why would Thor need to strike a building with lightning to attack enemies?

Here is the scene in question: Thor calls the lightning down to the Chrysler Building in New York that has a metal lightning rod. As rightly pointed out in the ...
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Whose death is being avenged in Avengers: Infinity War?

The Avengers aren't called the Avengers because they avenge each other. They're called that (at least within the MCU) because they avenge the people of Earth in general. In the first Avengers film ...
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Why didn't a design appear under Thor & Loki when teleported?

Because they used Tesseract/Space stone's powers: Both rotate the handle of Tesseract case and teleported with blue light. Also we already know biforst was not in ...
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What would have to happen to merge the Spider-man franchise and the Avengers franchise?

It’s going to happen with the cooperation of both the studios, it was in talk from long. Discussion was from reboot to sequel. Spider-Man is a big part of Civil War story line, which is happening in ...
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