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What Are the 18 Marvel Movies in Order?

If you’re a Marvel fan, you know that the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has produced 18 movies so far, each of which tells a story about one or more superheroes. These movies are interconnected and form a cohesive narrative that has captivated audiences around the world. In this article, we’ll take a look at all 18 Marvel movies in order of release.

Iron Man (2008)

The first movie in the MCU, Iron Man, introduced us to Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), a billionaire genius who builds a high-tech suit of armor to fight evil. The movie was directed by Jon Favreau and also starred Gwyneth Paltrow and Jeff Bridges.

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

The second movie in the MCU, The Incredible Hulk, stars Edward Norton as Bruce Banner, a scientist who turns into a hulking monster whenever he gets angry. The movie was directed by Louis Leterrier and also starred Liv Tyler and Tim Roth.

Iron Man 2 (2010)

In Iron Man 2, Tony Stark faces off against Ivan Vanko (Mickey Rourke), a Russian physicist who creates his own suit of armor. The movie was directed by Jon Favreau and also starred Don Cheadle and Scarlett Johansson.

Thor (2011)

Thor introduces us to the god of thunder (Chris Hemsworth) who is banished from Asgard by his father Odin (Anthony Hopkins) and ends up on Earth where he falls in love with Jane Foster (Natalie Portman). The movie was directed by Kenneth Branagh and also starred Tom Hiddleston.

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Captain America: The First Avenger tells the story of Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), a frail young man who is transformed into a super-soldier during World War II and battles the evil Red Skull (Hugo Weaving). The movie was directed by Joe Johnston and also starred Hayley Atwell and Sebastian Stan.

The Avengers (2012)

The Avengers brings together Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, and the Hulk to fight Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and his alien army. The movie was directed by Joss Whedon and also starred Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, and Samuel L. Jackson.

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Iron Man 3 sees Tony Stark facing off against the Mandarin (Ben Kingsley), a terrorist who has been wreaking havoc around the world. The movie was directed by Shane Black and also starred Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, and Guy Pearce.

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Thor: The Dark World sees Thor teaming up with his mischievous brother Loki to stop the dark elf Malekith from destroying the universe. The movie was directed by Alan Taylor and also starred Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, and Christopher Eccleston.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier finds Steve Rogers teaming up with Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) to uncover a conspiracy within S.H.I.E.L.D. that threatens to destroy them both.

The movie was directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo and also starred Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, and Sebastian Stan.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Guardians of the Galaxy follows Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista), Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper), and Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel) as they band together to stop Ronan the Accuser from destroying the universe. The movie was directed by James Gunn and also starred Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, and Karen Gillan.

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, the Avengers must stop Tony Stark’s creation, Ultron (voiced by James Spader), from destroying humanity. The movie was directed by Joss Whedon and also starred Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, and Paul Bettany.

Ant-Man (2015)

Ant-Man tells the story of Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), a thief who becomes a hero when he dons a suit that allows him to shrink in size but increase in strength. The movie was directed by Peyton Reed and also starred Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, and Corey Stoll.

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Captain America: Civil War pits Steve Rogers against Tony Stark as they take opposite sides in a battle over superhero registration. The movie was directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo and also starred Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, and Sebastian Stan.

Doctor Strange (2016)

Doctor Strange introduces us to Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), a brilliant surgeon who becomes a powerful sorcerer after a car accident damages his hands. The movie was directed by Scott Derrickson and also starred Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, and Tilda Swinton.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

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2 sees the team reuniting to battle a powerful new enemy while also discovering the truth about Peter Quill’s father. The movie was directed by James Gunn and also starred Kurt Russell, Sylvester Stallone, and Pom Klementieff.

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Spider-Man: Homecoming introduces us to the newest member of the MCU, Peter Parker (Tom Holland), as he navigates high school while also fighting crime as Spider-Man. The movie was directed by Jon Watts and also starred Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., and Marisa Tomei.

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Thor: Ragnarok finds Thor teaming up with his mischievous brother Loki and the Hulk to save Asgard from destruction at the hands of Hela (Cate Blanchett). The movie was directed by Taika Waititi and also starred Tessa Thompson, Jeff Goldblum, and Mark Ruffalo.

Black Panther (2018)

Black Panther tells the story of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), the king of Wakanda who must defend his country from an outsider who seeks to steal its valuable resources. The movie was directed by Ryan Coogler and also starred Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, and Danai Gurira.

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

In Avengers: Infinity War, the Avengers team up with other superheroes from around the galaxy to stop Thanos (Josh Brolin) from collecting all six Infinity Stones and using them to destroy half of all life in the universe. The movie was directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo and also starred Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., and Chris Evans.

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Ant-Man and the Wasp sees Scott Lang teaming up with Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) as they search for her mother in the quantum realm while also dealing with a new villain called Ghost. The movie was directed by Peyton Reed and also starred Michael Douglas, Hannah John-Kamen, and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Captain Marvel (2019)

Captain Marvel takes us back to the 1990s as we follow Carol Danvers (Brie Larson), a powerful superhero who must battle shape-shifting aliens known as the Skrulls. The movie was directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck and also starred Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, and Jude Law.

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Avengers: Endgame sees the surviving Avengers teaming up with other heroes from across the MCU to undo Thanos’ snap from Infinity War., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper (as Rocket), Gwyneth Paltrow, Josh Brolin (as Thanos), Tom Holland, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie,and Chadwick Boseman.

Conclusion

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has produced 18 movies so far, each of which adds to the larger narrative of the MCU. From Iron Man to Avengers: Endgame, these movies have introduced us to some of the most beloved superheroes in pop culture and have given us countless hours of entertainment. Whether you’re a