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Are There 22 Marvel Movies?

Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is a collection of superhero movies, TV shows, and web series produced by Marvel Studios. It has become one of the most successful movie franchises in history, with a massive fan following. The franchise started with the movie “Iron Man” in 2008 and has since produced several films featuring iconic superheroes such as Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Spider-Man, Black Widow, and more.

The Question On Everyone’s Mind

One of the most common questions that fans ask about MCU is whether there are 22 Marvel movies or not. The reason for this particular number is that it was announced that “Avengers: Endgame” would be the 22nd movie in the franchise. So let’s take a closer look at this question and find out if it’s true.

The Answer

The answer to this question is both yes and no. Yes, there have been 22 movies released in the Marvel Cinematic Universe so far. However, this number may vary depending on how you count them.

The Official List

If we take a look at the official list of MCU movies released by Marvel Studios, there are currently 23 movies available. These include:

  • Iron Man (2008)
  • The Incredible Hulk (2008)
  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • Thor (2011)
  • Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
  • 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)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
  • 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( 22nd in MCU )

The Alternate List

If we exclude “The Incredible Hulk,” which was produced by Marvel Studios but distributed by Universal Pictures, and “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” which were produced in partnership with Sony Pictures, then the total number of movies produced solely by Marvel Studios comes down to 20. However, this is a matter of interpretation, and many fans consider all three movies as part of MCU.

In Conclusion

In conclusion, there are currently 23 MCU movies available to watch. Whether you count them as 22 or 20 depends on your interpretation. Regardless, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has brought us some of the most iconic superhero movies in recent years, and we can’t wait to see what they have in store for us next.