The Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU for short, took the world by storm by releasing a series of interconnected movies within a timeframe of eleven years, starting from Iron Man (2008) and ending the first phase with Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019).
All movies are intricately connected and contribute towards the spectacular worldbuilding of the story, culminating in undoubtedly the most anticipated film of 2019, Avengers: Endgame.
With the launch of Disney + and the plethora of Marvel content coming our way, now might be an excellent time to immerse ourselves in this compelling tale of superheroes and start on that MCU marathon you’d been planning on having for ages but , Couldn’t find the time for!
Here is a list of all of of the Marvel movies in chronological order, according to the time the movies where set.
The total run time for this mammoth of a marathon is 2 days and 2 hrs , assuming you don't take breaks in between
1. Captain America: The First Avenger (takes place during WWII)
2.Captain Marvel (takes place in 1995)
3.Iron Man (takes place in 2010)
4.Iron Man 2 (takes place after Iron Man)
4.The Incredible Hulk (time unspecified, pre-Avengers)
5.Thor (takes place six months before Avengers)
6.The Avengers (takes place in 2012)
7.Iron Man 3 (takes place six months after The Avengers)
8.Thor: Dark World (post-Avengers, pre-Ultron)
9.Captain America: Winter Soldier (post-Avengers, pre-Ultron)
10.Guardians of the Galaxy (sometime in 2014)
11.Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (after Guardians)
12.Avengers: Age of Ultron (takes place in 2015)
13.Ant-Man (takes place in 2015)
14.Captain America: Civil War (post-Ultron, pre-Infinity War)
15.Spider-Man: Homecoming (post-Civil War, pre-Infinity War)
16.Doctor Strange (takes place in 2016)
17.Black Panther (takes place in 2017)
18.Thor: Ragnarok (post-Ultron, pre-Infinity War)
19.Avengers: Infinity War (takes place in 2017)
20.Ant-Man and The Wasp (ambiguous, but fits nicely between Infinity War and Endgame).
21.Avengers: Endgame (starts in 2017, finishes in 2022)
22.Spider-Man: Far From Home (post-Endgame)
After the final release of the megastar epic Avenger's Endgame, the MCU Fandom waits with bated breath for the release of Black Widow which releases on november 6th. Even with the global shutdown disney has been undeterred in releasing the movies on its new streaming platform Disney +. The mcu has managed to create a multi billion dollar franchise within a period of ten years and garner a cult following throughout the world. The reason being that that not only are the movies a visual delight but their stories are equally gripping, leaving the viewers wanting for more.