Marvel Entertainment is an American entertainment company founded in June 1998 and based in New York City.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies have 33 movie series that have storylines that are related to each other.
Despite having a relationship, but some people may have difficulty in determining the order of Marvel movies .
This is because, the sequence of Marvel movies that are released is not seen only based on the year, but based on the relationship of the story or the chronology of events.
The following is a list of Marvel movies in order, from various sources.
There are several Marvel movies that contain events that occur simultaneously.
For example, events in Thor: Ragnarok take place around the same time as events in Ant-Man and the Wasp.
Both movies lead to Avengers: Infinity War. The Marvel Cinematic Universe movie story is divided into three phases that make up The Infinity Saga.
It starts with Iron Man and ends with Avengers: Endgame. Phase four begins with the WandaVision series, Black Widow, and Shang-Chi.
The following is the order of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies based on the chronology of events
1. Captain America : The First Avenger (2011)
Captain America: The First Avenger is the first Marvel movie sequence based on the chronology of the story.
This movie is set in 1941, where the world is in the throes of war. Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) wants to do his part and join the American armed forces.
However, he was rejected by the military because of his thin, small, and weak appearance.
Finally, Steve gets his chance when he is accepted into an experimental program that turns him into a super soldier named Captain America.
In this movie, we can see how Steve Rogers was created as a super soldier.
Joined by Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell), Captain America leads the war against the Nazi-backed organization HYDRA.
By watching this, Moms and Dads will know the origins of the Tesseract, which will later become the Infinity Stone.
2. Captain Marvel (2019)
Captain Marvel is the second Marvel movie sequence in terms of chronology.
Taking the setting of 1995, Captain Marvel is about Carol Denver. He descends to earth and targets the shapeshifting alien Skrulls.
In this movie, Moms and Dads can find out why Nick Furry has one eye and how Nick Furry asked Captain Marvel for help when Thanos came to Earth.
3. Iron Man (2008)
The next movie is occupied by Iron Man, which aired in 2008. From the sequence of Marvel movies seen by chronology, this movie occupies the third row.
In this movie, the initial story of Iron Man is presented which was the idea of a billionaire genius, namely Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.).
Initially, he was kidnapped by a group of terrorists who wanted his most advanced weapon system.
However, because of his genius, Tony Stark managed to make the armor that would later make him known as Iron Man.
4. Iron Man 2 (2010)
In Iron Man 2, Tony Stark confronted the government who asked the state to control his technology because it was considered quite dangerous.
The movie also reveals the existence of other avengers, namely Black Widow and War Machine.
5. Incredible Hulk (2008)
In this movie, Moms will see the real Bruce Banner as The Hulk who escaped from General Thunderbolt Ross and the US military who saw him as a threat.
Initially, this movie was played by Edward Norton but was replaced by Mark Ruffalo in 2012 until now.
6. Thor (2011)
This movie tells the story of Thor (Chris Hemsworth) who was exiled to earth by his father named Odin. Then, he tried to return to where he came from.
His exile is related to his younger brother, Loki, who will also have an important role in the continuation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie story.
7. The Avengers (2012)
The seventh Marvel movie based on chronology is The Avengers, which was released in 2012.
Some of the heroes in Marvel movies are joined in one team, namely the Avengers. At the beginning of the movie, the enemy they have to fight is Loki (Tom Hiddleston).
Thor’s younger brother managed to master the Tesseract who was assisted by an alien group that turned out to be part of his own people.
8. Iron Man 3 (2013)
Back with the story of Iron Man, this movie ranks next Marvel movie.
Not all heroes will always look great. In this movie, Moms will see the weak point of Iron Man.
Even though he already had everything, there was an incident where he was quite hit and affected him mentally.
Tony then became obsessed with creating an armored army that commanded him.
This movie is also interesting because of the added conflict with Pepper Pots (Gwyneth Paltrow).
9. Thor: The Dark World (2013)
In this movie, Thor deals with all the remnants of the destruction caused by his younger brother in Asgard’s territory.
Here, Moms will see the struggle for weapons with the Aether element which will later become one of the Infinity Stones.
10. Captain America : The Winter Soldier (2014)
After helping the Avengers, Steve Rogers officially joined SHIELD. But there are some suspicious figures behind SHIELD.
He also meets his best friend whom he thought had died several years ago, namely the Winter Soldier or Bucky (Sebastian Stan).
11. Guardian of The Galaxy (2014)
Guardian of the Galaxy is a movie that is quite important because it also features one of the Infinity Stones.
With a talking raccoon, Rockets, and a tree named Groot, Guardian of the Galaxy manages to offer a more colorful atmosphere in the MCU.
Although his opponent was Ronan the Accuser, the MCU began to clearly feature Thanos who would later become the most important character in the next series of Marvel movies.
12. Guardian of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Peter Quill or Star Lord (Chris Pratt) and other Guardians of the Galaxy are hired by the Sovereign who is an alien race, with the aim of getting back their stolen batteries in exchange for getting Nebula, Ronan’s henchman who is a prisoner.
After completing the mission, Rocket secretly took several batteries belonging to the Sovereign which in the end they were chased by the Sovereign’s army.
13. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
The Avengers gather again to fight against an AI named Ultron, made by Tony Stark and Bruce Banner, which turns into a disaster.
This movie also introduces several important characters, namely The Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olson), Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), and Vision (Paul Bettany) which is the physical version of Jarvis, an AI who has always faithfully accompanied Iron Man.
14. Ant-Man (2015)
Not always the hero is big, there is also a very small, namely Ant-Man. This movie is also included in the sequence of the next Marvel movie.
The movie stars Paul Rudd, a petty villain who is recruited by Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) to use the Ant-Man suit, so the technology doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.
15. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
In addition to featuring the Avengers, there are additional characters Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and Spider-Man (Tom Holland) in this movie.
Captain America again shows his emotional side to his best friend, Bucky Barnes, who is claimed to be responsible for the explosion at the UN office, which killed the Black Panther’s father.
As a result, the Avengers are divided into two camps, the pros and cons of Captain America.
16. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
This movie stars Tom Holland and it must be admitted that the character he plays is very representative of the comical version of Spider-Man, typical of a clumsy high school kid.
Spider-Man must fight The Vultures (Michael Keaton) who collect alien items from the battle of New York as weapons.
17. Doctor Strange (2016)
This movie brings its own freshness in the list of Marvel movies because it displays unique and different strengths from its hero.
Stephen Strange is a world renowned surgeon. However, an accident left his hand badly injured and unable to function as usual.
On his journey to find a cure for it, he discovers an ancient magical power that can be used for good.
In this movie we will see the power of one of the Infinity Stones, namely the Time Stone.
18. Black Panther (2018)
Black Panther was finally introduced specifically in this movie. T’Challa immediately became a favorite character of Marvel Cinematic Universe movie lovers.
In this movie, he has to fight Eric Killmonger who is a villain as a result of his father’s mistakes in the past.
19. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Thor: Ragnarok is the next Marvel movie in chronological order.
This third Thor movie features Hella. After Odin’s death, Thor’s long-lost sister Hella seeks to usurp the throne of Asgard.
20. Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)
Scott Lang’s story continues after in Civil War he sided with Captain America.
As a result he has to serve his sentence under house arrest and can’t see Hank Pym and his son, Hope.
In this movie, there is a conflict between Hope’s mother who is in the Quantum Realm, a world that does not know space and time and can make someone trapped forever.
21. Black Widow (2021)
Black Widow is finally getting one of its own.
The latest Marvel Black Widow movie is about Natasha Romanov’s exile period after Captain America: Civil War, but before Infinity War.
Along with the WandaVision series, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, and Loki, Black Widow is in Phase 4 of the MCU.
22. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Thanos finally intervened himself to Earth to find all the Infinity Stones after getting the Power Stone from Planet Xandar.
Thanos eventually managed to wipe out half of humanity, including some of the Avengers, in an event known as The Blip.
23. Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Endgame is set after the disaster caused by Thanos.
The surviving Avengers try to turn back time so that The Blip doesn’t happen by using Ant-Man’s Quantum Realm, which turns out to have abilities like a time machine.
In this movie, Doctor Strange’s role is very significant because he is the Avengers who mastered the power of magic and could turn back time thanks to his experience with the Time Stone.
This movie is a reunion and farewell event for the Avengers.
24. Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
Starting from this movie until the next list is a sequence of Marvel movies after Endgame.
After The Blip, many events happened to the world, including the Marvel heroes.
Some are immortalized in the series, such as WandaVision, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, to Loki.
However, Spider-Man: Far From Home is the first feature movie to describe the situation after the heroes were successfully revived as well as the sequence of the last Marvel movies in Phase 3.
This time Spider-Man must fight Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal), who needs help to fight the Elementals.
25. Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
In terms of chronology, this is the next Marvel movie sequence.
In this movie series, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) experiences anxiety due to the slander he received from Mysterio.
To make things right, he contacts Doctor Strange with the intention of asking Strange for help so he can cast a spell to make people forget about Spider-Man.
However, due to a spell error, it actually has an impact on the safety of the earth, where the boundaries between universes are opened, so that other beings outside of the earth also come to earth and chase after Peter.
26. Eternals (2021)
The Marvel Studios movie, entitled Eternals, presents the story of a group of heroes from outer space who have protected Earth since the dawn of human civilization.