Netflix Alters Controversial ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Synopsis

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Netflix is no longer referring to Avengers: Infinity War‘s Thanos (Josh Brolin) as an “intergalactic sociopath”, sort of.

The worldwide box office hit Avengers: Infinity War arrived on U.S. Netflix for fans to stream on Christmas Day. One aspect of the film’s arrival to the streaming service that fans weren’t happy with was the plot synopsis. In the synopsis, Thanos was referred to as an “intergalactic sociopath”.

Fans online made their grievance with the label known and since then, the Avengers: Infinity War section on Netflix no longer refers to Thanos in such a way. That is, if you take a peek at the synopsis preview before expanding the film’s section on the site all the way. Take a look at the images below to see that on top, the intergalactic sociopath title still stands but when reduced it is no longer there.

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Avengers Infinity War Netflix

Avengers: Infinity War‘s devious antagonist may be many things, including an invader, Annihilator, and so-called savior as he’s referred to in the image above. One thing he’s certainly not though is a sociopath. Thanos is set to return in next year’s Avengers: Endgame and briefly appeared in the first trailer but how he’ll relate to the actual story has yet to be revealed.

We’ll be sure to keep you updated on all news regarding Avengers: Infinity War as soon as more information becomes available. What are some of your favorite oddly-phrased Netflix plot descriptions? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

A culmination of 22 interconnected films the fourth installment of the Avengers saga will draw audiences to witness the turning point of this epic journey. Our beloved heroes will truly understand how fragile this reality is and the sacrifices that must be made to uphold it.

Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers: Endgame is expected to star Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Brie Larson, Josh Brolin and Chris Pratt.

Avengers: Endgame is scheduled to be released in theaters on April 26, 2019.