We understand the enormous amount of hype around the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films but trust us, it’s worth it. The extravagant plot, all the larger-than-life superheroes, some breathtaking visuals and intriguing storylines that will keep you on the edge of your seats, quite literally. And what occasion than the Coronavirus lockdown to take a stroll down all the MCU films to make your isolation a little adventurous and entertaining? Well, here’s presenting all the MCU films in order as a re-run for the ones who have watched and for the ones who haven’t, get going already!
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Captain America, starring Chris Evans, is the fifth MCU film; however, it’s first on our list because the events take place first, that is, during World War 11. Watch out for Captain America’s first battle with Hydra and its leader Red Skull. The film also gives a first glimpse of Tesseract, which is later discovered to be the first infinity stone. Captain America: The First Avenger is available on Netflix, Disney Hotstar, YouTube and Google Movies.
Captain Marvel (2019)
Captain Marvel hit the big screens only last year but is set in 1995. It stars Brie Larson portraying Carol Danvers, who fall on Earth and hunt for shape-shifting Skrull aliens. The film is available on Netflix, Disney Hotstar, YouTube and Google Movies.
Iron Man (2008)
As per the Marvel timeline, Iron Man takes place in 2010. The film gives us a glimpse into Robert Downey Jr AKA Iron Man AKA Tony Stark’s genius/inventor/philanthropist/playboy personality. Iron Man is available on Netflix and YouTube.
Iron Man 2 (2010)
It’s the continuation to where Iron Man left in the first film; Tony Stark struggling with his identity as the Iron Man and it is finally revealed. This film also introduces fellow Avengers the Black Widow and War Machine.
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
The Incredible Hulk hunts Bruce Banner on the run from General Thunderbolt Ross and the US Military. The Incredible Hulk starred Edward Norton initially, but he was replaced by Mark Ruffalo in 2012 and has been taking forward the legacy ever since.
Thor, the God of lightning is expelled to Earth from Asgard by his father Odin, thanks to Loki. It starred Chris Hemsworth in the titular role and sees him proving his worthiness to get back his powers and control his hammer. Thor is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
The Avengers (2012)
The Avengers sees all the MCU superheroes and is its phase 1. The combined power of Loki, the Tesseract, and an alien horde invading New York City make them come together and brush off the evil. is The Avengers is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
It’s the third and final Iron Man solo film that sees Tony Stark dealing with the memories of the battle that took place (and nearly killed him). Well, they make him build an army of Iron Man suits so he’s always ready. Iron Man 3 is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
The second part sees its hero coming back to Asgard after the Loki-led invasion of New York City. Thor: The Dark World is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Amid working for Shield, Captain America begins to questioning the motives of the organization as he learns more about its plans. This film also introduces The Falcon, played by Anthony Mackie and the Winter Soldier, played by Sebastian Stan, who returns from the dead and becomes his advisory. Captain America: The Winter Soldier is available on YouTube.
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
The film Guardians of the Galaxy features Chris Pratt as Peter Quill, who gets his hands on an Infinity Stone hidden in the alien world. He then forms a group that includes a talking raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper) and Groot the talking tree among others. Guardians of the Galaxy is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (2017)
Peter Quill falls for Zoe Saldana’s Gamora. He then has no choice but to confront the mysteries of his past when he meets a godlike entity known as Ego, played by Kurt Russell. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
The Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
The Avengers come again together to confront a mistake made by Tony Stark and Bruce Banner: the AI known as Ultron, voiced by James Spader. This film also introduces new the Avengers squad, The Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olson), Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), and Vision (Paul Bettany). The Avengers: Age of Ultron is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Ant-Man sees Paul Rudd playing a cat burglar recruited by Michael Douglas’ Hank Pym to dawn the Ant-Man suit, so that he can stop the technology from getting weaponized. Ant-Man is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
While it majorly chronicles Captain America, Civil War also features almost every Avenger. However, the Avengers are split into different factions after Captain America decides to save his pal Bucky Barnes, who is responsible for a bombing at the UN session. Captain America: Civil War is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Doctor Strange (2016)
Stephen Strange is a world-class surgeon, played by Benedict Cumberbatch. He, however, meets with a tragic accident that takes away the use of his hands. Strange then travels the world to find a cure and he finds it in the form of some ancient magic. Doctor Strange is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Spiderman: Homecoming (2017)
It’s the solo debut of Spiderman in MCU and sees him facing off with Michael Keaton’s Vulture. Adding to his misery, Peter Parker also deals with all the usual problems in his high school. Spiderman: Homecoming is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Black Panther (2018)
After the UN bombing in Captain America: The Civil War, T’Challa returns to Wakanda to be named the king. Black Panther is available on Netflix and YouTube. While this film follows the events that take place in Captain America: The Civil War, but Marvel prefers you watch it here.
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
The third solo film for Thor lands him on space after the death of his father and the destruction of his powerful hammer by his long-lost sister, Hella, played by Cate Blanchett. Thor: Ragnarok is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
Scott Lang is on house arrest after his role in the Civil War and siding with Captain America. Ant-Man and the Wasp is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
After several efforts of finding the Infinity stones, Thanos (voiced by Josh Brolin) decides to get them himself. But will he be able to succeed in the presence of Avengers? Avengers: Infinity War is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
It is the most-watched and celebrated Avengers film, for all the obvious reasons. The film sees all the Avengers trying to make things right after Thanos has snapped half the lives. Peace is the aim! Avengers: Endgame is available on Netflix, YouTube and Disney Hotstar.
Spiderman: Far From Home (2019)
It’s the recent MCU outing that serves as our first look at the MCU post-Infinity War, as everyone snapped by Thanos returns to life five years later. Spiderman: Far From Home is available on YouTube.
Which one’s your favourite?
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