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What Is the Order of the Marvel Avengers Movies?

Are you a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Then, you must have heard of the Avengers.

The Avengers are a team of superheroes created by Marvel Comics. They have been brought to life on the big screen in a series of blockbuster movies that have captured the hearts of fans worldwide. In this article, we will take a look at the order in which these movies were released.

1. Iron Man (2008)

The first movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was Iron Man, directed by Jon Favreau and starring Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man. The movie was released in 2008 and was a huge success, grossing over $585 million worldwide.

2. The Incredible Hulk (2008)

The Incredible Hulk, directed by Louis Leterrier and starring Edward Norton as Bruce Banner/Hulk, was released later in 2008. Although it didn’t perform quite as well at the box office as Iron Man, it still managed to make over $263 million worldwide.

3. Iron Man 2 (2010)

Iron Man returned to the big screen in 2010 with Iron Man 2, again directed by Jon Favreau and starring Robert Downey Jr. This time around, Tony Stark faced off against Ivan Vanko/Whiplash, played by Mickey Rourke. The movie made over $623 million worldwide.

4. Thor (2011)

Thor was released in 2011 and marked the first appearance of Chris Hemsworth as Thor, the God of Thunder. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, the movie also starred Tom Hiddleston as Loki and Natalie Portman as Jane Foster. It made over $449 million worldwide.

5. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Captain America: The First Avenger, directed by Joe Johnston and starring Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America, was released in 2011. The movie also starred Hugo Weaving as Red Skull and Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter. It made over $370 million worldwide.

6. The Avengers (2012)

The Avengers, directed by Joss Whedon, brought together all of the superheroes from the previous movies in one epic team-up. Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, and Mark Ruffalo all reprised their roles as Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, and Hulk respectively. The movie made over $1.5 billion worldwide.

7. Iron Man 3 (2013)

Iron Man returned for a third solo outing in 2013 with Iron Man 3. Directed by Shane Black and starring Robert Downey Jr., the movie saw Tony Stark facing off against the Mandarin (played by Sir Ben Kingsley). It made over $1.2 billion worldwide.

8. Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Thor returned for a second solo outing in 2013 with Thor: The Dark World. Directed by Alan Taylor and starring Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston once again, the movie saw Thor teaming up with Loki to face off against Malekith the Accursed (played by Christopher Eccleston). It made over $644 million worldwide.

9. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Captain America returned for a second solo outing in 2014 with Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and starring Chris Evans along with Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson reprising their roles as Black Widow and Nick Fury respectively, the movie saw Captain America facing off against the Winter Soldier (played by Sebastian Stan). It made over $714 million worldwide.

10. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Guardians of the Galaxy, directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, was released in 2014. The movie also starred Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, and Vin Diesel as Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot respectively. It made over $773 million worldwide.

11. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

The Avengers returned for a second team-up in 2015 with Avengers: Age of Ultron. Directed once again by Joss Whedon and starring most of the cast from the previous movies along with Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen as Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch respectively, the movie saw the Avengers facing off against Ultron (voiced by James Spader).4 billion worldwide.

12. Ant-Man (2015)

Ant-Man was released in 2015 and marked the first appearance of Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man. Directed by Peyton Reed, the movie also starred Michael Douglas as Hank Pym and Evangeline Lilly as Hope van Dyne. It made over $519 million worldwide.

13. Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Captain America returned for a third solo outing in 2016 with Captain America: Civil War. Directed once again by Anthony and Joe Russo and starring most of the cast from previous movies along with Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther and Tom Holland as Spider-Man/Peter Parker, the movie saw Captain America facing off against Iron Man in a battle over superhero accountability.1 billion worldwide.

14. Doctor Strange (2016)

Doctor Strange, directed by Scott Derrickson and starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange/Doctor Strange, was released in 2016. The movie also starred Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, and Tilda Swinton. It made over $677 million worldwide.

15. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

The Guardians of the Galaxy returned for a second outing in 2017 with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Directed once again by James Gunn and starring most of the cast from the previous movie along with Kurt Russell as Ego the Living Planet, the movie saw Peter Quill/Star-Lord discovering his true parentage. It made over $863 million worldwide.

16. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Spider-Man returned to the big screen in 2017 with Spider-Man: Homecoming. Directed by Jon Watts and starring Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, the movie also starred Michael Keaton as Adrian Toomes/Vulture and Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man in a supporting role. It made over $880 million worldwide.

17. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Thor returned for a third solo outing in 2017 with Thor: Ragnarok, directed by Taika Waititi and starring Chris Hemsworth along with Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as Loki once again along with Cate Blanchett as Hela, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster and Mark Ruffalo appearing as Bruce Banner/Hulk again after Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). The movie saw Thor facing off against his sister Hela and trying to save Asgard from destruction. It made over $853 million worldwide.

18. Black Panther (2018)

Black Panther, directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa/Black Panther, was released in 2018. The movie also starred Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger, Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia, Danai Gurira as Okoye, Letitia Wright as Shuri, and Winston Duke as M’Baku.3 billion worldwide.

19. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

The Avengers returned for a third team-up in 2018 with Avengers: Infinity War. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and starring most of the cast from the previous movies along with Josh Brolin as Thanos, the movie saw the Avengers facing off against Thanos in a battle to save the universe from destruction. It made over $2 billion worldwide.

20. Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)

Ant-Man returned for a second solo outing in 2018 with Ant-Man and The Wasp, directed once again by Peyton Reed and starring Paul Rudd along with Evangeline Lilly reprising her role as Hope van Dyne/The Wasp along with Michael Douglas returning as Hank Pym again. The movie saw Scott Lang/Ant-Man teaming up with Hope van Dyne/The Wasp to rescue Hank Pym’s wife Janet van Dyne from the quantum realm. It made over $622 million worldwide.

21. Captain Marvel (2019)

Captain Marvel, directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck and starring Brie Larson as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel along with Samuel L Jackson reprising his role as Nick Fury again but digitally de-aged this time, was released in 2019.

22. Avengers: Endgame (2019)

The Avengers returned for a fourth and final team-up in 2019 with Avengers: Endgame. Directed once again by Anthony and Joe Russo and starring most of the cast from the previous movies along with Brie Larson as Captain