Marvel Timeline: the right order to watch every MCU Movie

Watch every Marvel film in the right order. The chronological order of the MCU timeline. All movies have been put in the chronologial order of events that happened in the MCU universe.

Captain America: The First Avenger – 2011

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Captain America is the fifth Marvel Studios film, with Iron Man, The Hulk, and Thor all having films before Cap. But it’s the first film on our list because the events take place first – during World War II. We see the creation of the super-soldier portrayed by Chris Evans, as well as his first battle with Hydra and its leader Red Skull. The film also introduces the Tesseract, a key object in the MCU.

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Captain Marvel (2019)

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The second film on this list is actualy a more recent movie.  Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes. While a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom.

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Iron Man (2008)

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According to the official Marvel timeline, Iron Man takes place in 2010. It’s all about genius, inventor, philanthropist, playboy Tony Stark, played by Robert Downey Jr. After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil: the first Iron Man suit. Directed by Jon Favreau

Iron Man 2 (2010)

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The second Iron Man picks up where the first left off: Tony Stark grappling with his Iron Man identity being revealed. With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark must contend with both his declining health and a vengeful mad man with ties to his father’s legacy. 

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

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Bruce Banner, a scientist on the run from the U.S. Government, must find a cure for the monster he turns into, whenever he loses his temper. Directed by Louis Leterrier.

Thor (2011)

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The world has many heroes…but only one is a god. When the arrogant warrior Thor is banished to the Earth from his homeworld of Asgard, he must fight to reclaim his lost powers. Pursued by an invasion force sent to destroy him, the fallen God of Thunder must rise to the battle and learn what it takes to become a true hero.

The Avengers (2012)

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Earth’s mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity. Directed by Joss Whedon.

Iron Man 3 (2013)

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When Tony Stark’s (Robert Downey Jr.) world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. 

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

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When Dr. Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a “Super-Soldier serum”. But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

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A group of intergalactic criminals must pull together to stop a fanatical warrior with plans to purge the universe.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (2017)

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The Guardians struggle to keep together as a team while dealing with their personal family issues, notably Star-Lord’s encounter with his father the ambitious celestial being Ego.

The Avengers: Age of Ultron (2014)

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The Avengers reunite to confront a mistake created by Tony Stark and Bruce Banner: the AI known as Ultron, voiced by James Spader. If a single robotic version of Ultron is left standing, he can continue fighting the Avengers. This film also introduces new Avengers: The Scarlet Witch (played by Elizabeth Olson), Quicksilver (played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson), and Vision (played by Paul Bettany).

Ant-Man (2015)

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Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

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Although it’s a Captain America film, Civil War features almost every single Avenger while adding two more heavy hitters to the lineup: Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther and Tom Holland’s Spider-Man. Unfortunately, the Avengers are split into different factions due to Captain America wanting to save his friend Bucky Barnes, who appears to be responsible for the bombing of a UN session.

Spiderman: Homecoming (2017)

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Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City. 
Director: Jon Watts

Doctor Strange (2016)

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Stephen Strange, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, is a world-class surgeon, and he knows it. Strange is insufferable to almost everyone who has to deal with him until a tragic accident takes away the use of his hands. Strange then travels the world searching for a cure that will give him back the use of his hands – and he does find an answer, in the form of some ancient magic.

Black Panther (2018)

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T’Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country’s past

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

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Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela (Cate Blanchett).

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

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As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

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After years orchestrating things from behind the scenes in order to find all the Infinity Stones, Thanos (voiced by Josh Brolin) has decided to go get them himself. The only thing standing in his way are the Avengers, who are currently spread across the universe. To raise the stakes even more, Thanos’ only reason for seeking the power of the stones is to wipe out half of all life in the universe.

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

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After Thanos snapped away half of all life, leaving the universe in total chaos, the Avengers must try to make things right. Five years pass and a slim chance emerges for them to undo it all, but before that can happen, Captain America and Tony Stark need to make peace and reunite the Avengers one final time.

Spiderman: Far From Home (2019)

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Following the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.

Marvel Phase Four: The complete list of Every Upcoming Marvel Movies (2019-2021)

The Phase 4 movies revealed and Disney+ exclusive series coming to the big and small screen!

Phase four was announced during the last Comic Con at San Diego. The Phase 4 movies are revealed, plus some series exclusive to come on Disney+. Here’s what to expect the next 2 years.

Black Widow – May 1, 2020


A solo movie for Black Widow has been scheduled to release at Mat 1 of 2020. With this movie the start of Phase 4 takes of. It is intended to be the twenty-fourth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Cate Shortland, written by Jac Schaeffer and Ned Benson, and stars Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, alongside David HarbourFlorence PughO-T Fagbenle, and Rachel Weis. Meet the complete cast of the Black Widow film.

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier – Fall 2020

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The brand-new Marvel Studios’ series is exclusively created for Disney+. So if you want to experience the full impact of Marvel Phase 4, you’ll need to get an Disney+ subscription.
It was revealed that Daniel Brühl will return as the villain, Baron Zemo. Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and The Winter Soldier will come to Disney+ in the fall of 2020. 

The Eternals – November 8 2020

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When it comes to the cosmic side of Marvel Comics, the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies have only scratched the surface thus far. Sure, we’ve seen a few Thor and Guardians of the Galaxy movies, but there are millions of beings out in the cosmos that have yet to make their live-action debut. 

In the comics, a race called the Celestials (the gold people from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) create the Eternals, a superhuman and immortal people. The Eternals have the powers of flight, telepathy and manipulation of matter, among other things. The Eternals are tasked with protecting Earth.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – February 12, 2021

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Next up is a classic Marvel Comics character making his movie debut. Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings starring Simu Liu in the title role. Appearing alongside Liu will be Awkwafina in an undisclosed role and Tony Leung as the (real) Mandarin. Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will be directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. In theaters February 12, 2021.

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – May 7, 2021

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Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange with Scott Derrickson returning as director. But joining Doctor Strange this time around will be the Scarlet Witch, played by Elizabeth Olsen. In another twist, the events of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will connect with the Disney+ series Marvel Studios’ WandaVision

Wandavision – Spring of 2021

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Marvel Studios’ WandaVision, an original series starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany, reprising their MCU roles as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch and Vision. Costarring with them is Teyonah Parris, whom Feige revealed would be playing the adult Monica Rambeau, who was introduced as a child in Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel. Marvel Studios’ WandaVision will arrive on Disney+ in the spring of 2021.

What if …? – Summer of 2021

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The legacy of the WHAT IF…? comics will be adapted for the screen! The first animated series in the MCU, will star Jeffrey Wright as the voice of The Watcher. What If…? will present alternate realities in the Marvel Universe that are set to warp your world in the summer of 2021, exclusively on Disney+. Check out the video below to get an idea ofwhat you can expect. 

Loki – Spring of 2021

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The MCU’s favorite trickster Loki will also make his way to Disney+! Marvel Studios’ Loki, an original series starring Tom Hiddleston, will see the god of mischief causing even more trouble starting in the spring of 2021. 

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Thor: Love and Thunder – November 5, 2021

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It was also revealed that someone from Thor‘s story will return to the MCU — Natalie Portman will return for Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder, joining stars Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson. Taika Waititi returns as director, and he confirmed that Jane Foster will become the Mighty Thor, goddess of Thunder. Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder will arrive in theaters November 5, 2021.

Hawkeye – Fall of 2021

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Another character from the MCU will appear on the small screen: Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye starring Jeremy Renner, who joined Kevin Feige onstage share more details about the show, which will introduce Kate Bishop, who has been hitting her mark in Marvel Comics. Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye will come to Disney+ in the fall of 2021. 

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