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19 "Infinity War" And "Endgame" Moments That Were So Major, People Audibly Reacted In The Theater

"Avengers, assemble."

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which movie moments were so big the entire theater freaked out — and SO many of those moments came from Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.


Of course they did, because those are honestly the cinematic events of our lifetime.

So, here are the iconic Marvel moments that were even more memorable because they were watched in a packed theater:

🚨Major spoilers ahead!🚨

1. When Thanos kills Loki at the beginning of Infinity War:


"The communal gasp when Thanos kills Loki at the very beginning of Avengers: Infinity War. I noticed it more the second time around, as I was too busy gasping along with everyone else the first time around."


"I went to see Infinity War with my best friend, who has been a die-hard Loki stan since the first Thor (I've been a huge fan of him since the second), and we both cried. We just sat there and held each other for like half the film because of that moment."


2. When Thor shows up in Wakanda and says "Bring Me Thanos":


"Best line ever. Still get goosebumps."


"I remember my theater went NUTS for that scene. I teared up and clapped like a big loser lol."


3. When Thanos stabs Iron Man:


"I went into Infinity War thinking Iron Man was gonna die, so when he was stabbed by Thanos (but thankfully didn’t die), I audibly gasped."


4. When Thanos snaps his fingers, literally killing half of the population — something the whole film was building to, but none of us really thought would happen and then, oh boy, it happened:

Thanos right before he snaps in Avengers: Infinity War.

"When a volcano erupted here in Hawaii as Thanos snapped his fingers in Infinity War, and I was more in shock about half of a fictional world’s population disintegrating instead."


"I was sitting in between my mum and dad at the cinema and I just sobbed. Each time a character disappeared, I said their name and my parents were just laughing."


5. And specifically when Peter Parker gets dusted...


"Seeing Avengers: Infinity War in the theater, when Spider-Man DIED, a bunch of TEENAGE boys in the front row, literally jumped up and screamed 'NOOOOOOO!'"


"When Peter Parker got dusted, I was in the theater with a bunch of my friends and one of them was like 'No, Tom Holland can't dieeeeeee.'"


6. ...and, of course, when T'Challa is dusted:

T'Challa right before he is dusted in Avengers: Infinity War

"When I saw Avengers: Infinity War, there was a woman in the theater who screamed out, 'T’Challa, NO!' when he got dusted. When I’ve watched it at home, I always say that now!"


7. And then the absolutely audacity of Marvel to dust the end title card:

Title card being dusted

"At the end of Infinity War, I was so taken aback by the way they dusted the end title card that I spouted, 'Well, that's just uncalled for!' Luckily the theater was almost empty, but my date laughed his ass off."


8. Speaking of title cards, when "Five Years Later" appears on the screen in Avengers: Endgame:

Black screen with the words "five years later"

"A collective gasp in the audience as 'Five years later' slowly appeared on screen during Endgame."


"It was quiet but there was definitely a collective gasp at that point. We knew immediately it was going to be different than what we expected."


9. When Black Widow sacrifices herself on Vormir to get the Soul Stone:


"No one was expecting that, and it just hit different. I remember my friend bawling next to me while I was in shock. It should have been Hawkeye, smh."


10. When Captain America freaking wields Mjölnir against Thanos:

Captain American wielding Mjolnir in Endgame.

"I went to the midnight screening of Endgame and people lost their minds when Captain America picked up Thor's hammer. Everybody lost it."


"The single greatest moment I've ever experienced in a movie theater was when Captain America wielded Mjölnir against Thanos. The entire theater burst into applause. I normally don't clap or cheer at movies, but even I had to show some love! I nearly fell out of my seat with excitement."


11. When Black Panther, Okoye, and Shuri reappear:


"My whole theater stood up and yelled, 'Wakanda Forever!'"


12. When it feels like all hope is lost and we hear Sam say "On your left" to Cap:

Captain hearing Sam saying "on your left"

"So, I watch audience reactions to the 'Avengers, assemble' part from Endgame when I want to feel joy, and in EVERY SINGLE ONE there's the audible gasp when Sam says, 'On your left.'"


13. Literally just every single thing about the portals scene up until Cap says, "Avengers, assemble":

Captain America saying "Avengers, assemble" at the end of Endgame and all of the portals

"I will never forgot the scene in Avengers: Endgame when the portals opened. I watched it on opening day and lemme tell you, you can tell everyone is a fan because the whole theater just lit up! Everyone was cheering, screaming, gasping. Tears were literally streaming down my face because of that epic moment and the fact that I may never experience that kind of hype ever again."


14. Specifically, when Ant-Man arrives during the final battle scene:


"When I saw Avengers: Endgame in theaters no one stopped clapping and freaking out the whole entire final battle, but the theater absolutely erupted when Ant-Man came bursting out of the ground. I thought it was so random, that that’s what everybody got most excited about."


15. And when Bucky returns, of course:


"During Endgame, I cheered the loudest when Bucky came back! I actually yelled, 'Bucky!'"


16. Also, when all of the female Avengers rallied around Captain Marvel to assure her safe passage:

The female Avengers together and Okoye saying "she's got help"

"The entire cinema exploded with cheers when the women of Marvel assembled in Endgame."


17. When Thanos thinks he got the stones again, but they weren't really there:


"Okay, I'm going to add my own experience to this, because I was the one who made the outburst. During Endgame, when Thanos thought he got the stones and snapped, but it turned out they weren't there, I literally yelled out, 'Ha, YOU BITCH' in an otherwise quiet theater. I really did not mean to, and I'm *not* the kind of person who talks at the screen like that, but I was apparently so in the moment. I felt so bad because a lil' old guy was sitting next to me, and like no one else had an audible reaction to that moment in the film, LOLLLLL."


18. When Tony Stark dies, of course:

Tony Stark's last scene

"My sister-in-law blew her nose and the whole theater laughed. You could tell there were sobs everywhere."


19. And, finally, when the end credits of the film roll, signaling the end of an era:

End credits images of Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr.

"Not a huge plot twist, but the credits for Avengers: Endgame had all their signatures, and for each person, there were cheers from everyone. When Robert Downey Jr. came up, there were SCREAMS like I’d never heard before. Everyone was cheering and yelling and screaming and sobbing. It was great, very cathartic."


"I wouldn’t call it a scene but at the end of Endgame during the credits, Chris Evans' name on the screen made people cheer and clap, and I thought that was impressive but then RDJ got a standing ovation. He wasn’t there — his name got a standing ovation. I have never seen that much energy in a theater before."


In conclusion, the movie theater experience for those movies was honestly unmatched, and I feel so lucky I got to experience that energy in person.

Endgame battle scene

"I would pay a gazillion dollars to experience Infinity War and Endgame for the first time again. I went to opening night for both of them with my little brothers and it was absolutely amazing. I saw them both in theaters multiple times after that but it wasn’t like the first time. The whole theater basically became one!"


"Can we all just agree that we would do anything to experience Endgame opening night again? The energy in the theater was *immaculate*."


What were the Infinity War and Endgame moments that made you audibly react out loud at the movie theater?

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