Right now is a perfect time to watch the MCU Avengers films in chronological order. As we know, Avengers: Endgame marked the end of Phase 3 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With Black Widow hitting theatres November 6th 2020, the fourth phase of Marvel Studio’s MCU is just around the corner.
So you’re ready to re-watch the 23 Marvel films in order but not exactly sure how? Below is a full list of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies and the order in how to watch them chronologically.
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All 23 MCU Films in Chronological Order:
1.) Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
During World War II, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) decides to volunteer in an experiment that transforms his weak body. He must now battle a secret Nazi organisation headed by Johann Schmidt (Hugo Weaving) to defend his nation.
2.) Captain Marvel (2019)
Amidst a mission, Vers (Brie Larson), a Kree warrior, gets separated from her team and is stranded on Earth. However, her life takes an unusual turn after she teams up with Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent.
3.) Iron Man (2008)
When Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr), an industrialist, is captured, he constructs a high-tech armoured suit to escape. Once he manages to escape, he decides to use his suit to fight against evil forces to save the world.
4.) The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Dr Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) subjects himself to high levels of gamma radiation which triggers his transformation into a huge green creature, the Hulk, whenever he experiences negative emotions such as anger.
5.) Iron Man 2 (2010)
Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) is under pressure from various sources, including the government, to share his technology with the world. He must find a way to fight them while also tackling his other enemies.
6.) Thor (2011)
The warrior Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is cast out of the fantastic realm of Asgard by his father Odin (Sir Anthony Hopkins) for his arrogance and sent to Earth to live amongst humans.
7.) The Avengers (2012)
Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) is compelled to launch the Avengers Initiative when Loki (Tom Hiddleston) poses a threat to planet Earth. His squad of superheroes put their minds together to accomplish the task.
8.) Iron Man 3 (2013)
Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) encounters a formidable foe called the Mandarin. After failing to defeat his enemy, Tony embarks on a journey of self-discovery as he fights against the powerful Mandarin.
9.) Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Thor (Chris Hemsworth) sets out on a journey to defeat Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), the leader of the Dark Elves when he returns to Asgard to retrieve a dangerous weapon and fulfill his desire of destroying the Nine Realms.
10.) Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), along with Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Falcon (Anthony Mackie), must uncover the secrets hidden within SHIELD while also battling a dangerous new enemy, the Winter Soldier.
11.) Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Peter (Chris Pratt) escapes from the planet Morag with a valuable orb that Ronan the Accuser (Lee Pace) wants. He eventually forms a group with unwilling heroes to stop Ronan.
12.) Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (2017)
After a successful mission, Quill (Chriss Pratt) and his team of galactic defenders meet Ego (Kurt Russell), a man claiming to be Quill’s father. However, they soon learn some disturbing truths about Ego.
13.) Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) builds an artificial intelligence system named Ultron (James Spader) with the help of Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo). When the sentient Ultron makes plans to wipe out the human race, the Avengers set out to stop him.
14.) Ant-Man (2015)
Scott (Paul Rudd), a master thief, gains the ability to shrink in scale with the help of a futuristic suit. Now he must rise to the occasion of his superhero status and protect his secret from unsavoury elements.
15.) Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Friction arises between the Avengers when one group supports the government’s decision to implement a law to control their powers while the other opposes it.
16.) Black Panther (2018)
After his father’s death, T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) returns home to Wakanda to inherit his throne. However, a powerful enemy related to his family threatens to attack his nation.
17.) Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Peter Parker (Tom Holland) tries to stop Adrian ‘The Vulture’ Toomes (Michael Keaton) from selling weapons made with advanced Chitauri technology while trying to balance his life as an ordinary high school student.
18.) Doctor Strange (2016)
In an accident, Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), a famous neurosurgeon, loses the ability to use his hands. He goes to visit the mysterious Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) to heal himself and becomes a great sorcerer under her tutelage.
19.) Thor: Ragnarok (2018)
Deprived of his mighty hammer Mjolnir, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) must escape the other side of the universe to save his home, Asgard, from Hela (Cate Blanchett), the goddess of death.
20.) Ant Man and the Wasp (2018)
Despite being under house arrest, Scott Lang (Paull Rudd), along with the Wasp (Evangeline Lilly), sets out to help Dr Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) to enter the quantum realm as they face new enemies along the way.
21.) Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
The Avengers must stop Thanos (Josh Brolin), an intergalactic warlord, from getting his hands on all the infinity stones. However, Thanos is prepared to go to any lengths to carry out his insane plan.
22.) Avengers: Endgame (2019)
After Thanos (Josh Brolin), an intergalactic warlord, disintegrates half of the universe, the Avengers must reunite and assemble again to reinvigorate their trounced allies and restore balance.
23.) Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
As Spider-Man (Tom Holland), a beloved superhero, Peter Parker faces four destructive elemental monsters while on holiday in Europe. Soon, he receives help from Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal), a fellow hero with mysterious origins.
AND THAT’S IT!
There you have it, all 23 MCU films in chronological order ready for you to watch.
As you can see, unlike other lists we decided to keep this one simple and not include things like the Marvel’s SHIELD and Agent Carter episodes. This list is just for watching the Marvel films and not the TV series that are rather loosely connected to the events in the MCU.
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