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What Order Do I Watch the Marvel Movies In?

If you’re a Marvel fan, you know that the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is vast and complex. With over 23 movies and counting, it can be challenging to figure out what order to watch them in. Here’s a breakdown of the timeline to help you navigate through the world of the MCU.

The Chronological Order

The chronological order is the order in which events occur within the MCU timeline. If you’re interested in watching the events unfold as they happened within the universe, this is the order for you.

Phase One:

  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Captain Marvel
  • Iron Man
  • The Incredible Hulk
  • Iron Man 2
  • Thor
  • The Avengers

Phase Two:

  • Iron Man 3
  • Thor: The Dark World
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 (events take place simultaneously)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
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    Phase Three:

    • Captain America: Civil War (begins Phase Three)

    • Doctor Strange
    • Spider-Man: Homecoming
    • Thor: Ragnarok
    • Black Panther
    • Avengers: Infinity War
    • Ant-Man and The Wasp (events take place simultaneously with Avengers: Infinity War)
    • Captain Marvel (end of the 90s-early 2000s)
    • Avengers: Endgame
    • Spider-Man: Far From Home (post-Endgame)

    The Release Order

    The release order is the order in which the movies were released in theaters. Watching the movies in this order is a great way to experience the evolution of the MCU.

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

    • B>B Iron Man 3(2013)

    • B>B Thor: The Dark World(2013)

    • B>B Captain America: The Winter Soldier(2014)

    • B>B Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1&2(2014 &2017, events take place simultaneously)

    • B>B Avengers: Age of Ultron(2015)

    • B>B Ant-Man(2015)

    • B>B Captain America: Civil War(2016)

    • B>B Spider-Man: Homecoming(2017)
    • Doctor Strange (2016)
    • Black Panther (2018)
    • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
    • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
    • Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)
    • Captain Marvel (2019)
    • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
    • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

    The Ultimate Order

    The ultimate order combines both the chronological and release orders, creating the most comprehensive viewing experience.

    Phase One:

  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Iron Man
  • The Incredible Hulk
  • Iron Man 2
  • Thor
  • b>The Avengers (end of Phase One)

    Phase Two:

  • b>Iron Man 3 (beginning of Phase Two)

  • b>Thor: The Dark World

  • b>Captain America: The Winter Soldier

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1
  • b>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (events take place simultaneously with Vol. 1)

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • B>Ant-Man (end of Phase Two)
  • b>Captain America: Civil War (begins Phase Three)
  • B>Doctor Strange
  • B>Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • b>Black Panther
  • b>Thor: Ragnarok
  • b>Avengers: Infinity War
  • Ant-Man and The Wasp (events take place simultaneously with Avengers: Infinity War)
  • Captain Marvel (end of the 90s-early 2000s)
  • B>Spider-Man: Far From Home (post-Endgame)

In Conclusion

Whether you choose to watch the movies in chronological order, release order, or ultimate order, there’s no denying that the MCU is an epic journey that’s worth taking. So grab some popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the ride!