Marvel Movies in Order: How to Watch All 25 MCU Movies Chronically in 2021

Marvel Movies in Order: How to Watch All 25 MCU Movies Chronically in 2021

If you want to see the Marvel movies in chronological order, We’ve compiled a list of all the Marvel movies in order in one place!

Iron Man, which was set and released in 2008, can lay claim to being the first film in the Marvel Universe movies in order.

With all Marvel movies in order, now is your chance to catch up — or experience all over again– the thrilling MCU in a whole new manner. 

You can also see what MCU character matches your zodiac or which character would you have been from the MCU universe based on your star sign.

So, let’s begin with our list so you can watch Marvel movies in order straight away!

1- CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER (2011)

CAPTAIN AMERICA-THE FIRST AVENGER

After ingesting a “Super-Soldier serum,” Steve Rogers, a disgruntled military soldier, transforms into Captain America. But, as he tries to take down a warmonger and a terrorist group, being Captain America comes at a cost.

Director: Joe Johnston

Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Joe Simon

Starring Cast: Chris EvansHugo WeavingSamuel L. Jackson and much more

IMDb Rating: 6.9/10

2-CAPTAIN MARVEL(2019)

CAPTAIN MARVEL(2019)

When Earth is caught in the middle of a cosmic conflict between two alien cultures, Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes.

Directors: Anna BodenRyan Fleck

Writers: Anna Boden,  Ryan Fleck, Geneva Robertson-Dworet

Starring Cast:  Brie LarsonSamuel, L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn and much more

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10 

3- IRON MAN(2008)

iron-man

Tony Stark, a millionaire engineer, constructs a unique weaponized suit of armour to battle evil after being kept captive in an Afghan cave.

Director: Jon Favreau

Writer: Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Art Marcum

Starring Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard and much more 

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10 

4- IRON MAN 2(2010)

IRON MAN 2(2010)

Tony Stark must deal with both his fading health and a vindictive madman with ties to his father’s heritage — now that the world knows who he is as Iron Man.

Director: Jon Favreau

Writers: Justin Theroux, Stan Lee, Don Heck

Starring Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow and much more 

IMDb Rating: 7.0/10 

5- THE INCREDIBLE HULK (2008)

THE INCREDIBLE HULK (2008)

Bruce Banner, a scientist on the run from the US government, is on a mission to find a cure for the monster he transforms into every time he loses his temper.

Director: Louis Leterrier

Writers: Zak Penn, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby

Starring Cast: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth and much more 

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10 

6- THOR (2011)

THOR (2011)

Thor, the strong but arrogant god, is exiled from Asgard to live among mortals in Midgard (Earth), where he quickly establishes himself as one of their most capable defenders.

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Writers: Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz, Don Payne

Starring Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman and much more

IMDb Rating: 7.0/10 

7- MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS (2012)

MARVEL'S-THE-AVENGERS

The Earth’s greatest heroes must stop Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity, for this they must band together and learn to fight as a team.

Director: Joss Whedon

Writers: Joss Whedon, Zak Penn

Starring Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and much more

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10 

8- THOR: THE DARK WORLD (2013)

THOR-THE DARK WORLD

Thor must embark on a risky and emotional trip to reconnect with doctor Jane Foster while the Dark Elves threaten to plunge the universe into darkness.

Director: Alan Taylor

Writers: Christopher L. Yost, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely

Starring Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston and much more

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10 

9- IRON MAN 3 (2013)

IRON MAN 3 (2013)

When a powerful terrorist — known as the Mandarin — destroys Tony Stark’s world, he embarks on a journey of rebuilding and vengeance.

Director: Shane Black

Writers: Drew Pearce, Shane Black, Stan Lee

Starring Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow and much more 

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10 

10- CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (2014)

CAPTAIN AMERICA-THE WINTER SOLDIER (2014)

As Steve Rogers struggles to accept his new role in the present world, he partners up with Black Widow, a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, to combat a new historical threat: the Winter Soldier.

Directors: Anthony RussoJoe Russo

Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Joe Simon, 

Starring Cast: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson and much more

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10 

11- GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2014)

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

To stop a fanatical warrior with intentions to purge the cosmos, a group of intergalactic criminals must band together.

Director: James Gunn

Writers: James GunnNicole, PerlmanDan Abnett

Starring Cast: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel(voice), Bradley Cooper(voice)

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10 

12- GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 (2017)

Guardians-of-The-Galaxy-2

The Guardians struggle to maintain their unity as a group while coping with personal family concerns, particularly Star-Lord’s encounter with his father, the ambitious celestial being Ego.

Director: James Gunn

Writers: James GunnDan Abnett, Andy Lanning

Starring Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista and much more

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10 

13- AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (2015)

AVENGERS-AGE OF ULTRON (2015)

Things go horribly wrong when Tony Stark and Bruce Banner attempt to reactivate a dormant peacekeeping programme named Ultron, and it’s up to Earth’s mightiest heroes to stop the monstrous Ultron from carrying out his horrific plan.

Director: Joss Whedon

Writers: Joss WhedonStan Lee, Jack Kirby

Starring Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and much more

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

14- ANT-MAN (2015)

ANT-MAN

With a super-suit that can shrink in size while increasing strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must channel his inner hero and assist his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, in carrying out a plan that will rescue the world.

Director: Peyton Reed

Writers: Edgar Wright, Adam McKay

Starring Cast: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll and much more 

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10 

15- CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR (2016)

CAPTAIN AMERICA- CIVIL WAR

Captain America and Iron Man have a rift as a result of political interference in the Avengers’ affairs.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Joe Simon

Starring Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson and much more

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10 

16- BLACK WIDOW (2021)

BLACK WIDOW

When a dangerous scheme with ties to Natasha Romanoff’s past emerges, she must confront the darker portions of her ledger.

Director: Cate Shortland

Writers: Eric Pearson, Jac Schaeffer, Ned Benson

Starring Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour and much more 

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10 

17- SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (2017)

SPIDER-MAN- HOMECOMING (2017)

Peter Parker handles his life as a regular Queens high school student with his superhero alter identity Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new threat prowling the city’s sky.

Director: Jon Watts

Writers: Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon Watts

Starring Cast: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr. and much more 

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10 

18- BLACK PANTHER (2018)

BLACK PANTHER

T’Challa, the heir to Wakanda’s hidden but the evolved kingdom, must take the initiative to lead his people into a new era, and he must face an adversary from his country’s history.

Director: Ryan Coogler

Writers: Ryan CooglerJoe Robert ColeStan Lee

Starring Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o and much more 

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10 

19- DOCTOR STRANGE (2016)

DOCTOR STRANGE

A brilliant neurosurgeon is attracted into the world of the mystic arts while on a journey of physical and spiritual recovery.

Director: Scott Derrickson

Writers: Jon Spaihts, Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill 

Starring Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams and much more

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

20- THOR: RAGNAROK (2017)

THOR-RAGNAROK (2017)

Thor is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar and must return to Asgard in time to prevent Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, at the hands of the powerful and merciless monster, Hela.

Director: Taika Waititi

Writers: Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle, Christopher L. Yost

Starring Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett and much more

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

21- ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (2018)

ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (2018)

Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym offer an urgent new assignment that sees Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to unravel truths from their past, as Scott Lang balances being a superhero and a father.

Director: Peyton Reed

Writers: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Paul Rudd

Starring Cast: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña and much more

IMDb Rating: 7.0/10

22- AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (2018)

AVENGERS- INFINITY WAR (2018)

The Avengers and their friends must be willing to risk everything in order to fight Thanos before his blitz of destruction and ruin brings the cosmos to an end.

Directors: Anthony RussoJoe Russo

Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Stan Lee

Starring Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and much more 

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

23- AVENGERS: ENDGAME (2019)

AVENGER-END GAME

The universe is in ruins after the horrific events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018). The Avengers reassemble with the help of their remaining allies to try to undo Thanos’ actions and restore the universe’s balance.

Directors: Anthony RussoJoe Russo

Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Stan Lee

Starring Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and much more

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

24- SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME (2019)

SPIDERMAN FAR FROM HOME

Following the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), Spider-Man must rise to new challenges in a world that have permanently changed.

Director: Jon Watts

Writers: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Stan Lee

Starring Cast: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Gyllenhaal and much more 

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

25- SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS (2021)

SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS (2021)

After being dragged into the Ten Rings organisation, Shang-Chi, the master of unarmed weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his history.

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton

Writers: Dave Callaham, Destin Daniel Cretton, Andrew Lanham

Starring Cast: Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung and much more 

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

Marvel Movies in Order of Release Dates

To make it even easier for you here are all the release dates of all the Marvel movies in chronological order: 

  • Iron Man- May 2, 2008 
  • The Incredible Hulk- June 13, 2008 
  • Iron Man 2- May 7, 2010
  • Thor – May 6, 2011
  • Captain America: The First Avenger – July 22, 2011
  • Marvel’s The Avenger – May 4, 2012
  • Iron Man 3 – May 3, 2013
  • Thor: The Dark World – Nov 8, 2013
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier- April 4, 2014
  • Guardians of the Galaxy- August 1, 2014
  • Avenger: Age of Ultron- May 1, 2015
  • Ant Man- July 17, 2015
  • Captain America: Civil War- May 6, 2016 
  • Doctor Strange- Nov 4, 2016
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2- May 5, 2017
  • Spider Man: Home Coming- July 7, 2017 
  • Thor: Ragnarok- November 3, 2017
  • Black Panther- February 16, 2018
  • Avengers: Infinity War- April 27, 2018
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp- July 6, 2018
  • Captain Marvel- March 8, 2019
  • Avengers: Endgame- April 26, 2019
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home- July 2, 2019
  • Black Widow- July 9, 2021
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings- Sept 3, 2021 

If you are still looking for some sci-fi action movies then Star Wars and DC movies are the options for you. The Star Wars franchise has released numerous movies over the years under its umbrella and has gained great popularity among the masses. Nevertheless, there is one problem that all of its movies are not available on a single platform. If you wish to watch all Star Wars movies, then you will have to jump from one platform to another.

Final Verdict

So, this was the entire list of Marvel movies in order. We have shared the list of Marvel movies in two viewing options: The first was Marvel movies listed in chronological sequence, and the second was the order in which each picture was released in theatres. Hope this list will help you watch all the Marvel avenger movies in order.

Happy streaming!

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