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What Marvel Movies Have the Guardians of the Galaxy?

When it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Guardians of the Galaxy are definitely one of the most unique and memorable teams. With their quirky personalities and space-based adventures, they’ve carved out a special place in fans’ hearts.

But which movies feature these lovable misfits? Let’s take a closer look.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

The first Guardians of the Galaxy movie was released in 2014 and introduced us to Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Groot. The movie sees them teaming up to stop Ronan the Accuser from using an Infinity Stone to destroy Xandar. Along the way, they also meet and recruit Yondu and Nebula.

One of the things that made this movie so popular was its soundtrack – filled with classic hits from the ’70s and ’80s. The movie also had a distinct visual style that set it apart from other Marvel movies.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

The sequel to the first Guardians movie saw our heroes facing off against Ego, a god-like being who also happens to be Peter Quill’s father. Along with returning characters like Gamora, Drax, Rocket, Groot, and Yondu, we were also introduced to new characters like Mantis and Kraglin.

Like its predecessor, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had a killer soundtrack (this time featuring songs from the ’80s) and stunning visuals. It also delved deeper into each character’s backstory and relationships.

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

While not technically a Guardians of the Galaxy movie, several members of the team play important roles in this massive crossover event. Peter Quill is instrumental in helping Tony Stark/Iron Man and Doctor Strange battle Thanos on Titan, while Gamora’s relationship with Thanos is a major plot point. Rocket and Groot also team up with Thor to create the fan-favorite trio known as the “Revengers.”

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Like Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame isn’t a Guardians of the Galaxy movie per se, but it does feature several members of the team prominently. After the events of Infinity War, the surviving Guardians work with the Avengers to undo Thanos’ snap. We see Peter Quill struggling to come to terms with Gamora’s death, while Rocket teams up with Thor again. 3 (2023 – expected)

While we don’t know much about this movie yet (except that it’s set to be released in 2023), we do know that it will feature a new lineup of Guardians following the events of Avengers: Endgame. James Gunn has teased that this will be his last Guardians movie for a while, so we can expect it to be an epic conclusion to this chapter of the team’s story.


The Guardians of the Galaxy have certainly made their mark on the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With two successful movies under their belt and key roles in two Avengers movies, they’ve become fan favorites for their humor, heart, and unique brand of heroism. We can’t wait to see what adventures they’ll have next.