The secret to enjoy the Marvel Cinematic Universe films

Below is the list of Marvel Cinematic Universe films released in its chronological order, which also makes sense when you binge watch in that order and join the dots.


The world has almost come to a standstill in this covid-19 times. Everyone is instructed to stay put in the confinement of their homes to be safe.

Well, though it is one of the toughest times for every soul globally, but then what else can one do. It seems the OTT services was meant for this.

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Binge watching movies, TV series, documentaries and what not. But the challenge of this enjoyment is to decide what to watch.

There is an ocean of content out there and so much to offer actually makes one pretty confused of where to start.

Specifically, the MCU that already has 23 released movies and many more to come. And, the characters and plots are interconnected.


For people who have watched individual films might be wondering the goings on.

Below is the list of movies released in its chronological order, which also makes sense when you binge watch in that order and join the dots.

Avengers : Endgame was once said to be the last film in the MCU. It is just over a year that it had released in theatres with a lot of expectations and theories if it actually was the last film.


Fans still feel that Iron Man who died in the film should be brought back and could make a re-entry.

Iron Man (May 2, 2008)

Following his escape from captivity by a terrorist group, world famous industrialist and master engineer Tony Stark builds a mechanized suit of armor and becomes the superhero Iron Man.

The Incredible Hulk (June 13, 2008)

Bruce Banner becomes the Hulk as an unwitting pawn in a military scheme to reinvigorate the “Super-Soldier” program through gamma radiation. Banner goes on the run from the military while attempting to cure himself of the Hulk.

Iron Man 2 (May 7, 2010)

Six months after Iron Man, Tony Stark resists calls from the United States government to hand over the Iron Man technology, which is causing his declining health. Meanwhile, Russian scientist Ivan Vanko uses his own version of the technology to pursue a vendetta against the Stark family.

Thor (May 6, 2011)

After reigniting a dormant war, Thor is banished from Asgard to Earth, stripped of his powers and his hammer Mjolnir. As his brother Loki plots to take the Asgardian throne, Thor must prove himself worthy.

Captain America: The First Avenger (July 22, 2011)

During World War II, Steve Rogers, a sickly man, is transformed into the super-soldier Captain America and must stop the Red Skull from using the Tesseract as an energy-source for world domination.

Marvel’s The Avengers (May 4, 2012)

Nick Fury and the spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D. recruit Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, Bruce Banner, and Thor to form a team capable of stopping Thor’s brother Loki from subjugating Earth.

Iron Man 3 (May 3, 2013)

Tony Stark wrestles with the ramifications of the events of The Avengers during a national terrorism campaign on the United States led by the mysterious Mandarin.

Thor: The Dark World (November 8, 2013)

Thor and Loki team up to save the Nine Realms from the Dark Elves.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (April 4, 2014)

Captain America joins forces with Black Widow and Falcon to uncover a conspiracy within the spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D. while facing a mysterious assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

Guardians of the Galaxy (August 1, 2014)

Peter Quill and a group of extraterrestrial criminals go on the run after stealing a powerful artifact.

Avengers: Age of Ultron (May 1, 2015)

The Avengers fight Ultron, an artificial intelligence obsessed with causing human extinction.

Ant-Man (July 17, 2015)

Lang must help defend Pym’s Ant-Man shrinking technology and plot a heist with worldwide ramifications.

Captain America: Civil War (May 6, 2016)

In Captain America: Civil War, disagreement over international oversight of the Avengers fractures the team into opposing factions – one led by Steve Rogers and the other by Tony Stark.

Doctor Strange (November 4, 2016)

Strange learns the mystic arts after a career-ending car crash.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (May 5, 2017)

In this film, the Guardians travel throughout the cosmos as they help Peter Quill learn more about his mysterious parentage.

Spider-Man: Homecoming (July 7, 2017)

Here Peter Parker tries to balance high school life with being Spider-Man while facing the Vulture.

Thor: Ragnarok (November 3, 2017)

Thor must escape the alien planet Sakaar in time to save Asgard from Hela and the impending Ragnarok.

Black Panther (February 16, 2018)

In Black Panther, T’Challa is crowned king of Wakanda following his father’s death, but he is challenged by Killmonger who plans to abandon the country’s isolationist policies and begin a global revolution.

Avengers: Infinity War (April 27, 2018)

The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy attempt to prevent Thanos from collecting the six all-powerful Infinity Stones as part of his quest to kill half of all life in the universe.

Ant-Man and the Wasp (July 6, 2018)

In Ant-Man and the Wasp, the titular pair work with Hank Pym to retrieve Janet van Dyne from the quantum realm.

Captain Marvel (March 8, 2019)

Set in 1995, the story follows Danvers as she becomes Captain Marvel after Earth is caught in the center of a galactic conflict between two alien civilizations.

Avengers: Endgame (April 26, 2019)

The surviving members of the Avengers and their allies attempt to reverse the damage caused by Thanos in Infinity War.

Spider-Man: Far From Home (July 2, 2019)

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Parker is recruited by Nick Fury and Mysterio to face the Elementals while he is on a school trip to Europe.

Upcoming Films with announced release dates*

Black Widow (November 6, 2020)

Set after Captain America: Civil War (2016), the film sees Romanoff on the run and forced to confront her past.

The Eternals (February 12, 2021)

The film takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame, in which the Eternals, who have hidden themselves for thousands of years, must re-unite to protect Earth from their enemies, the Deviants. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (May 7, 2021) The film’s title and primary cast were announced, revealing the film’s connection to the Mandarin and his Ten Rings organization that appear throughout the MCU.

Untitled Spider-Man: Far From Home sequel (November 5, 2021)

The film would take place during Peter Parker’s senior year of high school.

Thor: Love and Thunder (February 11, 2022)

The film would see the return of Natalie Portman, who did not appear in Ragnarok, with her character Jane Foster taking on the mantle of Mighty Thor in the film.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (March 25, 2022)

Black Panther II (May 6, 2022)

Untitled Captain Marvel sequel (July 8, 2022)