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How Many Marvel Movies Are There in Total?

If you’re a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you may be wondering just how many movies there are in total. As of 2021, the answer is 23 movies – and counting!

The Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is a series of interconnected superhero films produced by Marvel Studios. The universe began with “Iron Man” in 2008 and has since expanded to include a wide range of characters and storylines.

Phase One: The Origins

The first phase of the MCU includes six movies that focus on the origins of some of Marvel’s most iconic heroes. These movies are:

  • Iron Man (2008)
  • The Incredible Hulk (2008)
  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • Thor (2011)
  • Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
  • The Avengers (2012)

Phase Two: The Rise

The second phase of the MCU focuses on the rise of new heroes and villains. These movies continue to build on the existing storylines from Phase One. The movies included in Phase Two are:

  • 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)

Phase Three: The Endgame

The third phase of the MCU is the culmination of all the previous movies. It includes some of the most epic battles and emotional moments in the entire franchise. The movies included in Phase Three are:

  • 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 (2019)
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

The Future of the MCU

The future of the MCU looks bright with many exciting new movies and TV shows on the horizon. Some upcoming releases include:

  • A Black Widow movie
  • The Eternals
  • Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings
  • Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness
  • Thor: Love and Thunder

With so many great movies to choose from, it’s no wonder that Marvel fans are some of the most passionate around!