What Order Do You Watch The Marvel Movies In?

If you’re looking to watch the Marvel movies in order, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a complete guide to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Introduction

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a massive series of interconnected movies. The best way to watch the Marvel movies is in release order. This is the order that the movies were released in theaters.

1. Iron Man (2008)
2. The Incredible Hulk (2008)
3. Iron Man 2 (2010)
4. Thor (2011)
5. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
6. Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)
7. Iron Man 3 (2013)
8. Thor: The Dark World (2013)
9. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
10. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
11. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
12. Ant-Man (2015)

The MCU movies in chronological order

If you want to watch the Marvel movies in chronological order, here’s a list for you:

– Captain America: The First Avenger (takes place during World War II)
– Captain Marvel (takes place in the 1990s)
– Iron Man (takes place in the 2000s)
– The Incredible Hulk (takes place after the events of Iron Man, but before the other Avengers movies)
– Iron Man 2 (also takes place in the 2000s)
– Thor (also takes place in the 2000s)
– The Avengers (takes place in 2012)
– Iron Man 3 (takes place after The Avengers, but before Thor: The Dark World)
– Thor: The Dark World (also takes place after The Avengers, but before Captain America: The Winter Soldier)
– Captain America: The Winter Soldier (takes place after The Avengers and Thor: The Dark World)
– Guardians of the Galaxy (takes place in 2014)
– Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (takes place shortly after the first film)
– Spiderman: Homecoming (Also takes place shortly after Captain America: Civil War, but before Doctor Strange and Thor Ragnarok.)
– Doctor Strange (Takes places shortly before Thor Ragnarok.)
– Ant Man(Takes places shortly before Captain America Civil War. You can watch this one any time between Doctor Strange and Black Panther.) Black Panther(Can be watched any time between Antman and Infinity War. We recommend watching it closer to Infinity War as there are some plotlines that continue into that movie.) Infinity War(Thanos finally gets his hands on all six infinity stones and chaos ensues. This is where all your favorite heroes team up to try to stop him. This movie has a follow up coming out this year called Endgame which is supposed to conclude this story arc.)

The MCU movies in release order

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies are a series of interconnected movies based on characters that appear in comic books published by Marvel. The MCU is the shared universe in which all of the movies take place. The order in which you watch the MCU movies is important, because each movie builds on the events of the previous ones.

The MCU movies were released in the following order:
-Iron Man (2008)
-The Incredible Hulk (2008)
-Iron Man 2 (2010)
-Thor (2011)
-Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
-Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)
-Iron Man 3 (2013)
-Thor: The Dark World (2013)
-Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
-Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
-Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
-Ant-Man (2015)
-Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Doctor Strange (2016

The MCU movies in Phase One

The MCU movies in Phase One are:
-Iron Man (2008)
-The Incredible Hulk (2008)
-Iron Man 2 (2010)
-Thor (2011)
-Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
-The Avengers (2012)

The MCU movies in Phase Two

There are a lot of Marvel movies, and if you want to watch them all you need to know what order to watch them in. The MCU movies in Phase Two are:
-Iron Man 3
-Thor: The Dark World
-Captain America: The Winter Soldier
-Guardians of the Galaxy
-The Avengers: Age of Ultron
-Ant-Man

The MCU movies in Phase Three

Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) began with Captain America: Civil War in 2016 and ended with Avengers: Endgame in 2019. Here is the order of release for these movies:
-Captain America: Civil War
-Doctor Strange
-Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
-Spider-Man: Homecoming
-Thor: Ragnarok
-Black Panther
-Avengers: Infinity War
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Captain Marvel
Avengers: Endgame

The MCU movies in the Infinity Saga

The Infinity Saga is the name for the first twenty-three movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting with Iron Man (2008) and ending with Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019). The movies in the Infinity Saga follow a loose story arc leading up to Thanos’s quest to collect the six Infinity Stones.

In chronological order, the MCU movies in the Infinity Saga are:
-Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
-Iron Man (2008)
-Iron Man 2 (2010)
-The Incredible Hulk (2008)
-Thor (2011)
-The Avengers (2012)
-Thor: The Dark World (2013)
-Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
-Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
-Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
-Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
-Ant Man (2015)
-[Captain America: Civil War](http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3498820/) – contains spoilers for [Ant Man](http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0478970/) and [Avengers: Age of Ultron](http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2395427/)
Doctor Strange (2016) – Doctor Strange post credits scene contains a spoiler for [Thor: Ragnarok](http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3501632/)
Spider Man Homecoming(2017)- Contains a spoiler for [Captain America : Civil War ](http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3498820/) and [Doctor Strange ](http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1211837/) post credits scene contains a spoiler for [Thor: Ragnarok](http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3501632/) , also please note that this movie is set 8 months after [Captain America : Civil War ](http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3498820/) events . So if you want to watch it after that movie watch it 8 months after that timeline . Which means do not watch it between Spiderman : Homecoming and Avengers infinity war as they are back to back on that timeline . Also a fun note , there is an easter egg in [Spiderman homecoming ](http://www.imdb

The MCU movies not in the Infinity Saga

The movies not in the Infinity Saga are:
-Captain Marvel
-Iron Man
-The Incredible Hulk
-Thor
-The Avengers
-Ant Man
-Doctor Strange
-Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1
-Spiderman: Homecoming
-Black Panther
-Thor: Ragnarok
-Avengers: Infinity War Part 1
Avengers: Endgame

The MCU movies not yet released

There are a number of MCU movies not yet released. These are the movies in chronological order:

-Captain America: The First Avenger (1943)
-Captain Marvel (1995)
-Iron Man (2010)
-The Incredible Hulk (2010)
-Iron Man 2 (2011)
-Thor (2011)
-The Avengers (2012)
-Iron Man 3 (2013)
-Thor: The Dark World (2013) -Guardians of the Galaxy(2014)
-Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) -Ant Man(2015)
-Captain America: Civil War(2016)-Doctor Strange(2016)-Spider Man: Homecoming(2017)-Thor: Ragnarok(2017)-Black Panther(2018)-Avengers: Infinity War(2018)-Ant Man and the Wasp(2018)-Captain Marvel(2019)-Avengers: Endgame(2019)-Spider Man: Far From Home(2019)

Conclusion

We hope this guide was helpful in figuring out what order to watch the Marvel movies in. While there are many ways to watch the films, we believe this is the most logical and cohesive way to do so.

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