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What Age Rating Are the Marvel Movies?

If you’re a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), you may be wondering what age rating the movies have. After all, some of the films are packed with action and intense themes, while others are more light-hearted and family-friendly. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the age ratings for each movie in the MCU.

Iron Man (2008)

Iron Man was the first film in the MCU and set the tone for many of the movies that followed. It’s rated PG-13 for “some intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive content.” While there is some violence in the movie, it’s not overly graphic or gory.

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

The Incredible Hulk is also rated PG-13 for “sequences of intense action violence, some frightening sci-fi images, and brief suggestive content.” This movie has more intense action sequences than Iron Man but is still relatively tame compared to some of the later MCU films.

Iron Man 2 (2010)

Iron Man 2 is rated PG-13 for “sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language.” The action in this movie is ramped up compared to the first Iron Man film, but it still doesn’t cross into R-rated territory.

Thor (2011)

Thor is rated PG-13 for “sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence.” This movie features a lot of battles between Thor and his enemies, but again, it’s not overly graphic or gory.

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Captain America: The First Avenger is also rated PG-13 for “intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action.” There are some scenes where Captain America engages in hand-to-hand combat, but again, it’s not overly violent.

The Avengers (2012)

The Avengers is rated PG-13 for “intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference.” This movie brings together several of the MCU’s biggest heroes for an epic battle against an alien invasion.

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Iron Man 3 is rated PG-13 for “sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content.” This movie features more intense action than the previous Iron Man films but still doesn’t cross into R-rated territory.

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Thor: The Dark World is also rated PG-13 for “sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some suggestive content.” This movie features more battles between Thor and his enemies, but again, it’s not overly violent.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is rated PG-13 for “intense sequences of violence, gunplay, and action throughout.” This movie features more intense action than the previous Captain America film but still doesn’t cross into R-rated territory.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Guardians of the Galaxy is also rated PG-13 for “intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language.” This movie features a lot of action-packed scenes as the Guardians battle various villains across the galaxy.

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Avengers: Age of Ultron is rated PG-13 for “intense sequences of sci-fi action, violence, and destruction, and for some suggestive comments.” This movie features even more epic battles than the first Avengers film.

Ant-Man (2015)

Ant-Man is rated PG-13 for “sci-fi action violence.” While there are some intense action sequences in this movie, it’s still relatively tame compared to some of the other MCU films.

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Captain America: Civil War is rated PG-13 for “extended sequences of violence, action and mayhem.” This movie features an epic battle between Captain America and Iron Man, as well as several other superheroes.

Doctor Strange (2016)

Doctor Strange is also rated PG-13 for “sci-fi violence and action throughout, and an intense crash sequence.” This movie features mind-bending visuals and intense action sequences as Doctor Strange battles various villains.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is rated PG-13 for “sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and brief suggestive content.” This movie features even more epic battles than the first Guardians film.

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Spider-Man: Homecoming is rated PG-13 for “sci-fi action violence, some language and brief suggestive comments.” This movie features Spider-Man battling various villains in his hometown of Queens.

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Thor: Ragnarok is also rated PG-13 for “intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief suggestive material.” This movie features more battles between Thor and his enemies, as well as some humorous moments.

Black Panther (2018)

Black Panther is rated PG-13 for “prolonged sequences of action violence, and a brief rude gesture.” This movie takes place in the fictional African nation of Wakanda and features Black Panther battling various villains.

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Avengers: Infinity War is rated PG-13 for “intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, language and some crude references.” This movie features all of the MCU’s biggest heroes teaming up to battle the villainous Thanos.

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Ant-Man and the Wasp is also rated PG-13 for “sci-fi action violence.” This movie features more of Ant-Man’s shrinking and growing abilities, as well as some epic action sequences.

Captain Marvel (2019)

Captain Marvel is rated PG-13 for “sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief suggestive language.” This movie takes place in the 1990s and introduces audiences to Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel.

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Avengers: Endgame is rated PG-13 for “sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language.” This movie brings together all of the MCU’s biggest heroes for one final battle against Thanos.

Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

Spider-Man: Far From Home is also rated PG-13 for “sci-fi action violence, some language, and brief suggestive comments.” This movie sees Spider-Man traveling to Europe on a school trip but getting caught up in a battle with a new villain.

Conclusion

As you can see, most of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe are rated PG-13. While there is some intense violence in many of the films, they are still relatively family-friendly. However, parents should use their discretion when deciding whether or not to let their children watch these movies.