Hi, all! MCU is always a hot topic among fans of all age groups. No matter how old you get MCU and DC will always remain fan favorites. There are many who have watched all the movies of MCU and missed none. While there are others who are a bit confused. Yeah, the order is a bit confusing with so many movies released by MCU. But don’t worry. What are we there for if not now? I will help you with the chronological order so that next time someone asks you, “Hey are you into MCU?” You are now good to go, with the info!!!
When Did The First Avengers Movie Come Out?
The first movie that MCU produced was, The Avengers. It was released in India on 27th April 2012. It’s an action-adventure 2 hours and 23 mins movie. The movie received a rating of 8 from IMDb. The movie won an Oscar. This was the first-ever movie of MCU and the journey started henceforth.
Well, that being said. Let’s move into the chronological order of the movies.
So, with Iron Man being set in 2008, it can be claimed to be the first MCU story. It ended with the Endgame climaxing in 2019.
1. Captain America: The First A (2011)
The movie runs for 2hrs and 4 mins. It got a rating of 6.9 from IMDb. The movie stars Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, and Sebastian Stan. Steve Rogers is a rejected military soldier. After taking a dose of Super-Soldier serum he transforms into Captain America. A huge transformation. But with a superpower comes huge responsibilities. He now has to take down a terrorist organization. What happens next? Go and find while you stream online now!
2. Captain Marvel (2019)
The movie runs for 2hrs and 3 mins movie. It scored a 6.8 rating from IMDb. It is an action-adventure movie. The movie features Carol Danvers, one of the most powerful heroes alive on Earth. When Earth is caught up in a war she comes to the rescue. To protect the planet and mankind. It also has action, humor, and thrill. She finds herself caught in this massive war. How will she come out? Find out!
3. Iron Man (2008)
This is a 2hrs and 6 mins movie, awarded with 2 Oscars. The movie is rated 7.9 from IMDb. The movie stars; Robert Downey Jr, Terrence Howard, and Jeff Bridges. Tony Stark has been held captive in an Afghan cave. He is a billionaire engineer. In order to fight back, he creates a weapon that is an armored weapon, to fight off the evil. After getting kidnapped will the handsome, brave, intelligent hero be able to save himself?
4. Iron Man 2 (2010)
The movie is a 2 hours and 4 mins movie, rated 7 from IMDb. The movie got nominated for 1 Oscar. Iron Man’s identity stayed hidden so far. But in this season, you will see that the world is now aware of Iron Man’s real identity. Tony Stark now has to pull the rope. He has to take care of his own declining health on one hand. On the other hand, he has to face a man who is tied to his father’s legacy. This is an action-packed movie. Watch the first part then continue with the next.
5. The Incredible Hulk (2008)
This is an action-adventure 1 hr. 52 mins movie. The movie received a rating of 6.6 from IMDb. It stars; Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, and others. The movie won an award as well. The Incredible Hulk features Bruce Banner, a scientist. He is on the run, hiding from the US government. Bruce is in hiding because whenever he loses his temper he transforms. He transforms into what everyone calls a monster. Now he must find a cure to save himself and again lead a normal life.
6. Thor (2011)
The movie came out on 29th April 2011. It is also an action-adventure movie with a rating of 7 from IMDb. The movie runs for 1 hr. and 55 mins. It stars; Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, and Tom Hiddleston., Thor is a powerful yet arrogant God who is thrown away from Asgard. He has to now live amongst the humans on Earth. Although Thor throws a fit at first. But then he slowly lives with them and protects them acting as their defender.
7. Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)
This is a 2 hrs. 23 mins movie which scored a rating of 8 from IMDb. This is an action-adventure movie which won an Oscar. This is quite an interesting movie which will get you very excited. In this movie, all the superheroes come together and learn to fight as a team now. As they have one goal. And they have to defeat the mysterious Loki. And his alien army. As they are trying to enslave humanity.
8. Thor: The Dark World (2013)
The movie runs for 1hr and 32 mins. It’s been rated 6.8 from IMDb. Before watching this don’t forget to watch Thor. The Dark Elves try their best to plunge the universe into darkness. Humanity is in grave danger now. Thor now must save the planet and for this, he has to go on a perilous journey. Here he will reunite with Jane Foster, the Doctor.
9. Iron Man 3 (2013)
It is 2 hours and 10 mins action-adventure movie. Rated 7.1 from IMDb. The movie stars Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Don Cheadle. Tony Stark aka our Iron Man’s world gets torn apart by a group of Terrorists. The terrorists call themselves, The Mandarin. Now Tony has to rebuild and attribute and save the humans from them.
10. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
The 2 hrs. 17 mins movie received a 6.6 rating from IMDb. The movie shows Steve Rogers’ difficulty to embrace the new world. He has to now, team up with Avengers hero and SHIELD agents. In order to defeat a new enemy. The villain is none other than the Winter Soldier.
11. Guardian Of the Galaxy (2014)
Rated 8, this is a 2 hrs and 1 min movie. The movie won 2 Oscars. The movie shows how the intergalactic criminals come together to stop a warrior. The same warrior who plans for mass murder and purge the universe. The cast members include; Dave Bautista, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana.
12. Guardian Of the Galaxy Vol, 2 (2017)
The action-adventure movie is rated 7.6 from the IMDb. The movie runs for 2 hr and 16 mins. You will get to see the same cast members and a few additional members. The guardians now struggling with their personal life find it a tough situation to stay together as a team. The story follows for more. Watch to find out!
13. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Again, with the same cast, the movie runs for 2 hrs and 21 mins. It was rated 7.3 from IMDb. Tony and Bruce together end up creating a huge mess for even the heroes to handle. They jump-started a program Ultron. Now they would have to stop him from acting out his plan which can destroy everything.
14. Ant- Man (2015)
Rated 7.3 from IMDb, the movie stars; Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lily. The movie runs for 1 hr. and 57 mins. Scott Lang is now armed with a super-suit and superpower. Now in his new avatar, he must embrace himself. Meanwhile, Scott also helps his mentor. And together save the world.
15. Captain America Civil War (2016)
The movie runs for 2 hrs. 27 mins. It has been rated 7.8 from IMDb. It tells us the story of how a political affair breaks the wall of Iron Man’s and Captain America’s relationship.
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16. Black Widow (2021)
The movie cast includes; Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, and Rachel Weisz. The movie rated 6.7 from IMDb runs for 2 hr. 14 mins. When a dangerous conspiracy leads on. This is attached to Natasha’s past. She needs to confront her darker counterparts.
17. Spider Man Homecoming (2017)
Rated 7.4 by IMDb, the movie runs for 2 hr. 13 mins. A high school student, Peter Parker, juggles with his life. He has to maintain a balance as a student, save the city from criminals. You will get to Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., and Michael Keaton.
18. Black Panther (2018)
IMDb has rated the movie 7.3. It runs along for 2hr and 14 mins. The heir of the Wakanda kingdom was in hiding. Now must lead his people and step up as the man with responsibilities. He must face the challenge. He must now confront the past of his country.
19. Doctor Strange (2016)
The story revolves around a neurosurgeon who is, a brilliant, mystical, and spiritual man. His journey and his connection to the world of mystic arts. The movie runs for 1 hr and 55 mins. It has been rated 7.5 from IMDb. The movie won an Oscar. It includes; Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Rachel McAdams.
20. Thor: Ragnarök (2017)
The movie stars; Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, and Cate Blanchett. It runs for 2 hrs and 10 mins and is rated 7.9 IMDb. Thor’s time is running out as he is imprisoned. But Chris needs to return to Asgard. He must stop Ragnarök from destroying his world at the hands of the villain Hella.
21. Ant- Man and Wasp (2018)
Scott Lang tries to balance his work as a superhero. He tries to be an ideal father. Things get really difficult. When Scott Lang is sent on an urgent mission. Now he has to fight alongside Wasp as a new mystery lies ahead of him. The movie stars; Chris Mc Kenna, Erik Sommers, and Paul Rudd. It has been rated 7 by IMDb and runs for 1 hr. and 58 mins.
22. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
The movie won one Oscar and is rated 8.4 by IMDb. It stars; Robert Downey JR., Chris Hemsworth, and Mark Ruffalo. Thanos is trying to ruin the universe. Now the heroes must willingly sacrifice and defeat the powerful Thanos. It runs for 2 hrs and 29 mins.
23. Avengers: Endgame (2019)
The movie’s runtime is 3 hrs and 1 min. It’s been rated 8.4 and won 1 Oscar. After the Infinity War, the world is in a difficult stage. With the Avengers heroes dead the remaining Avengers must fight on till they save the universe from the hands of Thanos. You will get to see a few of the previous movie cast members along with an additional.
24. Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
Rated 7.4 by IMDb, the movie runs for 2 hrs and 9 mins. Spiderman after fighting through Avengers: Endgame. Now he must face the world, with new threats and adventures coming along his way. The movie stars; Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, and Jake Gyllenhaal.
25. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)
The movie stars; Shimu Liu, Tony Chiu- Wai Leung, and Awkwafina. It’s rated 7.5 by IMDb and runs for 2 hrs. and 12 mins. Shang-chi is the master of Kung-Fu weaponries. Now he is drawn to the Ten Rings Organization as he is forced to confront his past.
26. The Eternals (2021)
It focuses on the exciting team of superheroes, aliens who have been living on the surface of the earth. For how long? Thousands of years! The movie is rated 6.8 by IMDb and runs for 2hrs 36 mins. The cast includes; Angelina Jolie, Gemma Chan, and Richard Madden.
27. Spider-Man: No Way
The movie stars; Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Zendaya. The story revolves around Peter Parker who now asks the Doctor’s help,. As his identity gets revealed. But a sudden spell causes outwardly creatures to appear on Earth. Now Peter must rediscover his identity as Spider-Man. The watch time is 2 hr. and 28 mins. The movie has been rated 8.9.
This covers all the movies by MCU. You can watch them according to the order I listed. The movies are distributed on different OTT platforms. Some are there in Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney Hotstar, HBO, and others. You can stream them online and binge-watch the movies.