How to Watch Marvel’s Movies in Order

Marvel Studio is a famous American film producing company specialized in directing and producing movies of superheros. It’s parent company, Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) produces web and TV series, comic books and short films. All over the world, people are Marvel fans and crazy to watch each production of Marvel.

Marvel has copyrights of the main superhero characters and every movie the character remains with unique characteristics in terms of their power and weapons. Marvel’s Universe is out of imagination.

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Marvel studio movies receive an average of 64 nominations and awards per movie.

Most of the climatic battles that are seen in the Marvel studio movies among superheroes and villains rely heavily on computer generated effects. As we all know, each movie that Marvel studio makes has a signature shot of a cameo appearance of the late Stan Lee (the writer of many original comics). The first movie released by them was in 2008 but it all began in 1941. Most of the Marvel studio movies can be found online on streaming services like Amazon, iTunes and Disney+.

Characters of Marvel Movies

The following table gives you an overview of some characters of Marvel, their powers and weapons. 

CharacterHow they got powersWeapons
Captain AmericaThe Super Soldier Serum was injectedVibranium shield
Moon KnightThe ancient Egyptian Moon God, Khonshu and got the Werewolf scratchCrescent darts, truncheon, ankh
Loki He got the power from his mother’s teachings and learnt wizardry.His magic sword, Laevatein
Hulk Gamma radiationHis Huge Body is enough
Spider Man Radioactive spider bite himWeb-shooters
Daredevil Radioactive isotopeManrikigusari
Black PantherHad the juices of the heart-shaped herb and Wakandan God blessed him with strengthEnergy dagger, anti-metal claws
Captain Marvel Accidental Photon Energy bestowed upon herNega Bands
Ultron Dr. Henry Pym created himRepulsor, plasma weapons
Ghost RiderZarathos His Hellfire Chain
Jessica JonesRadioactive chemicals after she caught with car accident and went in comaHer talent
WolverineMutant-bornAdamantium claws, daggers, katana, guns
Black BoltInhuman-bornHis speech and strength
Spider WomanMother hit by a radiation beam during pregnancyHer powers
Silver SurferCosmic Power by Galactus.His board
Doctor StrangeStudied and trained with the Ancient One.Cloak of Levitation, Eye of Agamotto, Orb of Agamotto etc.
Beast Mutant-bornRazor-sharp claws
Nick Fury ArmyUSP pistol, SHIELD weapons
Venom Sensory perception and talent to reproduce itselfWeb Shooters
DeadpoolMysterious serum to cure his cancerGuns, grenades, knives, katanas
Storm Earth’s electromagnetic fieldHandguns, firearms, knives
Iron Man Armour suite and technologyRepulsor rays, uni-beam projector, lasers
ThanosDeath, an abstract entityStasis Rifle, Infinity Gauntlet
Thor Technological PowerWarhammer Mjolnir
Ant ManThe Pym Particles created by himself and experimentation on himselfStinger firearm
MagnetoMutant-bornHelmet, powers
Doctor DoomMagical power blessed by his mother, Roma His powers
The MandarinReceived 10 Rings from alien technology10 Rings of Power
The Winter SoldierSuper soldier serum as a sourceSnipers, rifles
Star-Lord Planet Ego’s EnergyElement Gun

Marvel Movies Release Order

The table below lists the movies already released. Phase 3 is completed. A list of movies for Phase 4 is ready. Please visit https://www.cinemablend.com/new/upcoming-marvel-movies-release-dates-for-phase-4-and-5-67944.html

Phase IIron Man (2008)The Incredible Hulk (2008)Iron Man 2 (2010)Thor (2011)Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)The Avengers (2012)Thor 2 (2013)
Phase IIIron Man 3 (2013)Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)Ant-Man (2015)
Phase IIICaptain America: Civil War (2016)Doctor Strange (2016)Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. II (2017)Spiderman: Homecoming (2017)Thor: Ragnarok (2017)Black Panther (2018)Avengers: Infinity War (2018)Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)Captain Marvel (2019)Avengers: Endgame (2019)Spiderman: Far From Home (2019)

Watch Marvel Movies in Sequence to Get All of it 

Below is the sequence in which you need to watch the moveis if you are new to the Marvel world and get the understanding of the superheroes and their role in each movie.

1. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

In the first avenger which is most logical to watch first, Captain America is introduced through flashback as well as connecting the film to the major antagonist threat. 

captian america

2. Captain Marvel (2019)

Captain Marvel can be viewed in various aspects but if we are striving to timeline continuity it makes sense to watch next where we are introduced to the most powerful superhero in the MCU and this film could exist entirely on its own outside the marvel timeline also a way to introduce important characters for later. It has been taken from endgame so it expects you to know who all the characters are. 

Captain Marvel

3. Iron Man (2008)

Iron man introduces us to Tony Stark, his origin and idea of avengers initiative. This film has as well begun post credit scenes tradition. 

Iron Man

4. Iron Man 2 (2010)

Iron man 2 introduction to another important character. This movie lays the groundwork for events and also introduces us to Black Widow. 

Iron Man 2

5. The Incredible Hulk (2008)

The Incredible Hulk can be skipped. 

The Incredible Hulk

6. Thor (2011)

Thor, first foray into cosmic elements of marvel introduces us to one of the original six The Norse God of Thunder, Thor and Norse God of Mischief, Loki. 

Thor

7. The Avengers (2012)

Assembling this movie brought all the MCU heroes together and united them against a common threat. Now, the  movie takes elements from the Ultimates comic and introduced both mid credit and end credit scenes and was the first step towards infinity war. 

The Avengers

8. Iron Man 3 (2013)

We see Toney dealing with the personal aftermath of events in Avengers and introduces us to his greatest enemy. 

Iron Man 3

9. Thor: The Dark World (2013)

This movie also is dealing with the aftermath.This film is important because it has a direct connection with Thor: Ragnarok. 

Thor: The Dark World

10. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

In this movie, we see Captain America and Black Widow team up for a mission. 

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

11. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

This movie has a first hand introduction of the cosmic side of marvel introducing Star Lord, Gamora, Nebula, Groot, Drax and Rocket and finally introducing to an alien, Thanos. 

Guardians of the Galaxy

12. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Not much has changed in this movie. The details about all the characters are extended.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

13. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

In this movie, Avengers is an already established team where they team up again to take down a big threat and also sets up a lot of things heading into Phase III. 

Avengers: Age of Ultron

14. Ant-Man (2015)

Ant Man is the conclusion of phase 2 and also setting up the groundwork for the endgame. 

Ant-Man

15. Captain America: Civil War (2016)

This movie brings together the whole team, deals with the fall out events in Age of Ultron and also deals with the introduction of winter soldiers from the previous film.  

Captain America: Civil War

16. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

In this movie,  the spiderman is adjusting to life and it gives us a spider man origin story.  

Spider-Man: Homecoming

17. Doctor Strange (2016)

This is the first film to introduce Mystic Arts into the MCU as well as alternative dimensions. 

Doctor Strange

18. Black Panther (2018)

Black panther doesn’t tie much into the rest of the MCU but shows the story of an original hero. 

Black Panther

19. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

It is an adorable comics adventure. The post credits scene leads directly into the events of Avengers: Infinity war. 

Thor: Ragnarok

20. Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)

Ant man and The Wasp introduces Quantum Realm and also the post credit scene shows a lot of characters get dusted. 

Ant-Man and The Wasp

21. Black Widow (2020)

One of the strongest female superheroes playing an important role in the following movies. Must watch to understand her skills.

Black Widow

22. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

It is largely a showdown between Avengers and Thanos. Avengers: Endgame final chapter of phase 3.

Avengers: Infinity War

23. Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Going back to the time machine and getting all the power stones back and getting to the end of Thanos.

Avengers: Endgame

24. Spiderman: Far From Home (2019)

Spiderman facing monsters behind his life and fellow superhero Mysterio helps in saving him from these monsters.

Spiderman: Far From Home

Marvel has set a standard and gained popularity over the years

Marvel movie’s success is has four core principles: 

(1) Select for experienced inexperience.

(2) Grasp a stable core.

(3) Need for challenging the formula.

(4) Foster customers’ curiosity. 

Marvel Studios believes in granting directors majority of control in areas where they have the most experience. In order to balance the ideas, new talents and voices which are brought into each movie, the Marvel studio holds on to a tiny percentage of people from one to the next. The support and footing provided by them allows Marvel to maintain continuity among products and to give birth to an attractive community for fresh talent.

It has been noticed that Marvel movies portray differing emotional tones, that is the steadiness between positive and negative emotions conveyed verbally by its characters. Analysing the experience of Marvel shows us that franchises gain from continual experimentation.

Creativity, Animation, Character Building, and the Story Line are the main attributes of each Marvel movie and the fan followers just love to watch each of them over and over again!

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