Marvel Movies In Order: How To Watch All 25 MCU Movies?

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Each one of us must be familiar with the Marvel studio and their set of avengers movie list. Marvel movies are full of suspense, action, thriller, surprises, and emotions. The Marvel series is the first thought that comes into the minds of the viewers as the best movies portraying fictional superheroes. It drives you to the entire Universe and creates an effect of immense Cinematic scenarios. If you are new to this field and don’t know where to start from, you can follow the below marvel series to get clarity of thoughts.

List Of Movies In Chronological Order With Their Reviews:

Are you fed up with thinking over the movie from which you should start the entire Marvel series? You might probably take a released year as the right order to watch. This is inappropriate. The order of release is probably going to be a bit confusing and you will be stuck in between the timelines. Thus, you should start following the chronological order to better decide the next movie you need to watch. Given below is the entire chronological order of the marvel movies list.

Captain America (2011)

The first and the earliest marvel movie in order is Captain America: The First Avenger. The movie is the extended form of the MCU and was set as a priority in the MCU timeline.

The entire plot of the story revolves around Steve Rogers who lent a hand in World War II. He helped his fellow allies during this war. The story began in the early ’40s along with Evans and Sebastian Stan. Steve Rogers used a material called serum that turned his personality into strong and bold. The serum was later identified as SHIELD. This movie was the first one to introduce the concept of SSR to the viewers. The interesting part of this movie was the discovery of the first Infinity stone- commonly known as the Tesseract. It was hidden for centuries and then finally got identified from the Tonsberg, Norway church. This story ended in 1942.

Captain Marvel (2019)

The other Marvel movie in order is Captain Marvel. The title is named after a female character Captain Marvel. The movie focuses more on the earliest stage of Nick Fury’s career and takes us back into the mid-’90s. It features the early-stage evolution of SHIELD. The story even sets up a rough plot for the Kree which is an alien race and is shown in the other movie named the Guardian of the Galaxy. The story introduces Brie Larson who is known to be a former Air Force pilot. The character is then asked to return to the Earth in the mid-’90s to deal with the aliens of space. The movie has a subtle tone and theme. It is also connected to the Avengers Infinity War and Endgame. 

Iron Man (2008)

The first movie released by the MCU for the Marvel Series is Iron Man. The First avenger has already introduced the character of Howard Stark to the audience. The Iron Man movie sets the entire plot for the introduction of Tony Stark as the son of the Howard Star. He is known to follow the steps of his father and lands himself in the biggest universe of the MCU movies. Tony Stark was introduced as a weapon manufacturer who was then spotted in the territory of the enemies. After which, he decides to build up his own superpower suit with extremely unknown powers. The suit lands him in the world of heroism due to which he became the most popular character of the entire Avengers series. He is now popularly known as Iron Man. The movie also includes the Nick Fury character who then stepped out from his existing shadows. This connects all the first three marvel movies sequences

Iron Man 2 (2008)

The First Iron Man movie has already introduced Tony Stark as Iron Man. Later on, Iron Man 2 then sets the plot to allow the viewers to dive deep into the functionality of its organization. By this time, the audience has been familiar with the modern interaction of the protected SHIELD. When Tony Stark reveals his true identity as Iron Man, he then attracts some of the dangerous rivals. The movie also remarkably depicts Nick Fury, thus allowing the audience to figure out the character in a better way. Tony Stark then happens to interact with the two biggest arms dealers named Justin Hammer and the Russian nemesis Whiplash. 

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

The Incredible movie stands at 5th position of the marvel movies list in order. This is a bit controversial as the movie happens to clash with the timing of Iron Man 2. But the priority goes to the latter one as its character plays a lead role with the SHIELD. The Incredible Hulk movie is based on the story and the origin of Dr. Bruce Banner, whose inner force of rage is stronger than his actual emotions. He travels the entire world searching for a cure to his rage, which later on turns him into a massive green monster popularly known as Hulk.

Thor (2011)

Thor is the next Marvel movie order. It depicts the plot for Asgard from where the real existence of Thor begins. The storyline of SHIELD continues to develop. The viewer’s attraction for Thor’s character starts to grow. But as soon as the ancient war between Thor’s homeland and the frost giant gets ignited again, Thor then learns new techniques to protect his homeland.

The Avengers (2012)

The Avengers continues the series and the events of Thor. all the previous marvel movies in order have introduced the characters of Hulk, Captain America, Captain Marvel, and Thor. The Avengers now set a plot for all these characters to come up as a team. The existence of aliens has now been noticed by the public. Later on, the World Council announces an attack on American soil. All these real heroes then reunite together to rescue the entire New York City from being destroyed.

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

This movie takes a new turn in the entire theme and plot of all marvel movies in order. Both The Avengers and the Thor movies depict the relationship of Thor and his brother Loki. Thor: The dark world movie is a perfect example to showcase the reasons for which both these brothers have always been quarreling with each other. It also introduces the world to the concept of the Infinity Stones. Out of which, the sculpture of the Aether stone, Malekith’s character is revealed. The stone is kept safe in the Collector’s museum often known as the intergalactic museum.  

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

The movie confides another infinity stone known as the Power Stone. Peter Quill found a precious or a mysterious Orb all through the way on the other planet called Morag. The introduction of stinger from Thor: The Dark world made it easier for the audience to connect both the movies together. However, the unveiling of Orb has had a huge impact on the viewers and left them with a strong intuition that the stones will now come into play for the better cause of the Universe.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 (2017)

This movie was released within a couple of months after the release of its first part. Hence, it is the right choice to be kept as the next movie after Guardians of the Galaxy part 1. The movie continues to follow the space-opera style as the previous two movies had. The Star-lord and its gang members return to do space adventures.

Iron Man 3 (2013)

After having a round of the entire universe, let us come back to our planet. In the third franchise of the Iron Man, Tony Stark deals with the sudden falling of The Avengers. The movie focuses primarily on his character along with his PTSD. You will also get to know the strategies that he followed to build up his armors. Tony Stark had to face his biggest threat probably known as “The Mandarin”.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Iron Man 3 happened to clash their timings. This was the estimated reason why Cap was missing at the time when Tony Stark was dealing with Mandarin. In the rest of the series, Captain America worked to expose the set and the existence of SHIELD. The movie also showcases the journey of Captain America’s life. The Chitauri scepter of The Avengers was used at the Hydra base for various experiments. This led the Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch to acquire their powers. 

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

The Hydra arc continues in the upcoming Marvel series in order. The Avengers: Age of Ultron happens to take down a major big Hydra base in Sokovia in its series of sequences. The Earth-bound adventures are then connected with some of the cosmic series. The movie reveals another infinity Mind stone along with the birth of Vision. An android has got a stone embedded on the forehead. Thor then decides to leave the Earth in the search of more powerful gems or stones. The other character Thanos comes into existence after salvaging the Infinity Gauntlet before he started the search for stones.

Ant-Man (2015)

The story revolves around Scott lang who was equipped with his heavy super-power suit with remarkable abilities. He had the potential to shrink the size along with expanding his strength. The movie also contains some references to outcast the devastation that occurred in Sokovia. Ant-Man embraced his heroism and helped Dr. Hank Pym who was his mentor to develop a full-proof plan that would save the world from destruction. Sam Wilson who played the role of Falcon also gets the status of a primary character in the entire movie. Ant-Man was a perfect example of having big bangs wrapped up in a tiny package. 

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

The arc of Sokovia that continued for the last 4-5 movies now comes to an end. Captain America: Civil war splits the Avengers into various parts. The movie initiates the starting of another series of Earth-bound stories through Black Widow, Black Panther, and other marvel series in order. The movie also captures the recruitment of Peter Parker playing the lead role of Spider-Man by Tony Stark or Iron Man. 

Black Widow (2021)

The Black Widow movie introduces Natasha Romanoff to the lead spotlights. She confronts all the conspiracies related to her past life as a spy. She was forced hard to be down on her way back to Sokovia Accords. But the broken relationship that she had was a long time back after she became an Avenger. The audience also gets to know Yelena Belova, who could be the next Black Widow in the upcoming title tracks. This movie starts the actual 4th Phase of the entire series soon after the release of Captain America: The Civil War. 

Black Panther (2018)

Black Panther was introduced soon after the Civil War and the story continues to evolve. The director Ryan Coggler initiated the development of an independent country Wakanda under the rule of Rocky Franchise. The country was kept isolated for years but as the king, T’Challa experiences an upcoming threat, he steps out of his comfort zone to confront the opposition challengers. Prince T’Challa was challenged for this throne. Soon later, the Black Panther comes up with the CIA team agent Everett K Ross to protect his country Wakanda from being a part of the huge destroyed War.

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Spider-Man: Homecoming has been placed after 2 legit movies from the Civil War. This is because Tony Stark had a huge involvement in the evolution of Spider-Man. Tony Stark was given a little time to heal himself before facing off the real war. Peter Parker gets the spotlight in the entire movie. He manages to be an ordinary student in high school with his hidden Spider-Man appearance. He tries to live his normal routine back, but as soon as he encounters Vulture as a new threat, he decides to fight against him for a better cause.

Doctor Strange (2016)

The movie illustrates mystic arts as a major act play for the entire set. It creates connectivity between the cosmic stories and the  Earth-bound stories. Another Infinity Stone in the form of a Time Stone is revealed to the audience. The Time Stone is based on the concept of pure magical arts which was introduced by Doctor Strange.  The concept of the Quantum realm also comes into play as Doctor Strange looks out through every possible dimension. The movie depicts the transformation of a famous neurosurgeon into a mystical Supreme while on a spiritual healing process. This happened all because of a car accident where the doctor left his hands injured badly. 

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Following up the tone and theme of the previously watched movie Doctor Strange, Thor: Ragnarok introduces another character played by Benedict Cumberbatch. The final scenes build up a rough plot for the Avengers: Infinity War as the refugees of Asgard get seized by Thanos. The God of Thunder then moves on to another planet where he encounters his friend, Hulk. The audiences are stuck with suspense about how he would return to Asgard to defeat his challenger villain. The Villain Hela would probably be the cause of the destruction of the entire world as he has got his powerful hands back. 

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Since Scott Lang plays a dutiful role of being a father as well as a superhero at a time, he happens to land on a dangerous mission. The mission was planned by Hope Van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym where the Ant-man or the Lang is supposed to grab his superpower suit to be in a battle along with the Wasp. The story brings the viewers back to the Earth-bound adventures and is declared as the most fictional comic movie. The secret mission then leads to a devastating battle from the past as he is supposed to fight with an equally powerful enemy against him.

Avengers Infinity War (2018)

This is the plot where you get to see all the Infinity Stones together. Here the Iron Man, Ant-Man, Thor, Hulk, and other superheroes unite together to fight against their most powerful yet common enemy -Thanos. The movie leads to a dreadful climax that will leave you in tears of shock. Thanos causes massive destruction as he attacks the Asgardian people, the statesman, and even kills half of the total population just to get the Power Stone. He was on a mission to grab the 6 Infinity stones for which he uses the artifacts to acquire. He retrieved the Reality stone just to trick his daughter Gamora and a moment later, he threw her off down a cliff to get the Soul Stone from her. As soon as he accomplishes his task of getting all the Stones, more than half of the population gets consolidated that leaves the viewer’s eyes full of tears. 

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

By the time the Avengers: Endgame began, half of the entire population had already been destroyed by Thanos. The viewers have had a hope that the return of Scott Lang would probably bring out some changes in their existing situation. Tony Stark was living in space with only a little amount of food and water. He then asks Pepper Potts to help him out as his oxygen supply also starts exhausting. Whereas, on the other hand, all the remaining avengers- Captain America, Black Widow, Thor were planning a way to rescue the world from the hands of Thanos. 

Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)

Spider-Man – Far From Home follows the end scenes of the Avengers Endgame, where Peter Parker’s grief for Iron Man’s death is prioritized. It brings out the Infinity Saga into a conclusion and ends it on a good note. The storyline also showcases the changes brought up by the death of Iron Man. After all the disruption of the Avengers: Endgame, the story takes a wide turn by showing Peter Parker’s small vacation to Europe where Nick Fury collides with him in his hotel intending to recruit him for his special yet undercover mission.  

Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings (2021)

After the Avengers Endgame, Marvel was not ready to slow down its process. Rather, he stood up with the most interesting yet unique character of Shang Chi. He is supposed to be another Legend in the history of the Marvel superheroes. The movie introduces the Shang-chi character along with the origin of his terrorist group commonly known as the Ten Rings. It focuses primarily on the self-introduction of Shang-Chi which is soon going to set a benchmark for the upcoming ‘Avengers’ movies in order of the MCU’s future. The title represents an unarmed master of combat that will showcase some outstanding fighting techniques and scenes. Simu Liu, Tony Leung, and Awkwafina are supposed to lead the movie as the primary characters.


Marvel movies have created a sense of unity for all its die-hard fans. There exists a large number of movie series that are binge-watched repeatedly. But the marvel series stands out to be the topmost trending one in the list. We have mentioned a complete list in chronological order that will help you to get a better idea for the marvel movies list in order in which you want to start viewing the movie. 

Hopefully, you will now be able to watch all the movies in proper order and can connect them easily with each other. The above-listed movies have created an intense impact on the users. If you haven’t watched the marvel series, then start watching it right now. Also, if you have any doubts related to either of the topics, feel free to drop them in the comment section below. We will be glad to resolve them. On this note, we would like to conclude this article.

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