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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 it up not because they lacked the physical strength, but because for reasons we're not privy to, Mjolnir deemed them unworthy -- with the exceptions of ...


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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. The fact that he claims there is only one God indicates that he's monotheistic. That most likely means Jewish, Christian, or Muslim. He grew up in New York in ...


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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 intensely. Indeed, the whole shot turns upside down to indicate that something is seriously amiss. From the script As the "team" argues, they don't ...


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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 nuclear device is, in fact, incredibly difficult and merely shooting down the aircraft carrying it would not be sufficient. In fact, several aircraft carrying ...


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The short answer is: accountability. After Obadiah Stane's betrayal during Iron Man 1, Tony doesn't trust anyone else with the Iron Man technology (except his best friend, James Rhodes), because he does not want to risk it being used for the sort of atrocities the Ten Rings used his weapons for in Iron Man 1. This is also the reason he shuts down Stark ...


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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 - with poverty, with senseless death - so that he could be constantly angry at something. Being constantly angry allows him to keep his anger under control - ...


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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 Avengers movie. Yes It's established that the Hulk can talk coherently provided he's not in complete "rage" mode during, say, battle. When he bashes Loki he ...


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When Loki tries to take control of Stark he actually hits the ARC reactor and not the flesh over his heart. Your graphic explains it best with the "Tink, Tink" sound showing that Loki is actually hitting the metal of the reactor. In the Avengers director commentary, Joss Whedon states it fails to work because the ARC reactor prevents the staff from ...


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Captain America pays Nick fury $10 in response to the bet he made with him in the gym about not likely going to be amazed by anything else he was shown.


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My theory is this: Banner can already control The Hulk at the beginning of Avengers This is shown when he is about to show his 'secret' to Black Widow the first time. They are then interrupted (I forget by what already) before he can show her (presumably, his instant transformation). It is then shown (in a very epic fashion) that he can turn into The ...


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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 to human (ish) characters in a short amount of time. Sticking to radio silence and code names would make them too stiff to like. That said, only Cap, Wilson ...


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He spoke in the 2008 movie The Incredible Hulk Leave me alone Source


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As I remember she said "bozhe moi"(Боже мой) which would be "My God" or better put "Oh My god!" and obviously it is Russian. To hear it pronounced Google translate


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The Avengers was given a somewhat different name because of the british tv show The Avengers. The new name was to help keep them seperate and to avoid any confusion for audiences in the UK. Wikipedia says: In February 2012, Disney announced that the film's title would be changed in the United Kingdom to avoid confusion with the British TV series of ...


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How Bruce Banner found the Avengers: When Banner was aboard the Hellicarrier, his gamma ray search algorithm had worked out where the Tesseract was (Stark Tower), but before he could tell anyone Loki's machinations kicked in and he turned into the Hulk. After he went back to being Bruce Banner, he just found his way to Stark Tower, where the rest of the ...


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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 helped Loki and what his motivation for revealing that to her would have been. (Though, I admit that I didn't completely get how The Hulk was such an important ...


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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 explained, with the implication that it's just too ludicrous for words - or perhaps too offensive for depiction - and the reality that any explanation would fall short ...


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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 speed on if you're in. The world has gotten even stranger than you already know. STEVE: At this point, I doubt anything would surprise me. NICK FURY: ...


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Although I have nothing to back this up, I am a writer and one of my characters parallels the Hulk fairly closely. In my mind, there's little doubt why he did it. He loves to hit things, he just got through having an aggressive fight, Thor is still upright, and he knows that Thor won't be hurt by it. It's like punching your teammate on the shoulder pads ...


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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 only because he was the first to be recruited (Thor doesn't even know about the Avengers until partway through the movie: even Stark was aware of their ...


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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 Henrich Shafer) is required to get past the iris scan security of the facility used to store the iridium. I suppose that a distraction is required to draw off ...


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I believe there was a phrase something along the lines of "They believe us to be immortal" which implied to me that this was incorrect and Loki knew that the fall would indeed kill him (and Thor).


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It is never said explicitly how exactly he survived, but in The Avengers it is hinted that he was saved by the Chitauri and their leader. A mysterious character by the name "The Other" tells Loki: The Other: You question us? You question HIM? He, who put the scepter in your hand, who gave you ancient knowledge and new purpose when you were cast out, ...


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I don't know if there is a reason for that specific choice, but on the commentary Joss said they added the joke "after the fact" because the computer operator just looked "shifty" and Joss wanted to know what he was up to. So they added that bit. It wasn't scripted, it was decided on the day. This might not really answer the question, but seeing as it was ...


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Film corporation collaborations are not as uncommon as one might believe. This is especially true when dealing with music or music artists signed to one label that is under the umbrella of another corporation. Granted in those cases the film corporation really tries to pull music and artists from under it's own parent company labels but such is not ALWAYS ...


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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 attempts to pick up the hammer, so it's not just an illusion. As Loki was acting as the King of Asgard at that time, he used the Bifrost to make this trip; ...


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Heimdall, (guardian of the Bifrost aka rainbow bridge) can see all, thus he tracked down Loki's exact Location and directed Thor to Loki. Odin used dark energy to transport Thor to earth since the rainbow bridge is destroyed. If you watch the scene closely when Thor and Loki are arguing a top a mountain after Thor takes Loki from the plane. You can clearly ...


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I believe he would survive, it could have been just reaction lead by fear and panic. Thor can "fly" but inside a steel cage it is of no use to him so getting out is smart idea no matter how immortal he is. Falling and getting hit by a steel roof also can't feel too good...and it could ruin his magnificent hair. There is always fear of death, and especially ...


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