Avengers Movies In Order: September, 2023 New Update

Filed in Articles by on September 17, 2023

The Marvel Cinematic Universe, also known as the MCU, has the remarkable ability to transform superheroes from the pages of comic books into living, breathing characters on the big screen.

While some enthusiasts have diligently followed each of these cinematic adventures, a substantial portion of the audience remains uncertain about the optimal sequence for watching Avengers movies.

If you aspire to experience the Marvel and Avengers movies in the precise chronological order of their unfolding, we’ve compiled a guide listing all the MCU films and series in chronological succession.

Marvel Movies in Order of Release

Below, you’ll find a listing of all the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies organized by their release dates, divided into distinct “phases,” which Marvel Studios utilizes to delineate smaller narrative arcs within the overarching MCU storyline.

1. The Infinity Saga

Phase One

Iron Man – May 2, 2008
The Incredible Hulk – June 13, 2008
Iron Man 2 – May 7, 2010
Thor – May 6, 2011
Captain America: The First Avenger – July 22, 2011
Marvel’s The Avengers – May 4, 2012

Phase Two

Iron Man 3 – May 3, 2013
Thor: The Dark World – November 8, 2013
Captain America: The Winter Soldier – April 4, 2014
Guardians of the Galaxy – August 1, 2014
Avengers: Age of Ultron – May 1, 2015
Ant-Man – July 17, 2015

Phase Three

Captain America: Civil War – May 6, 2016
Doctor Strange – November 4, 2016
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 – May 5, 2017
Spider-Man: Homecoming – July 7, 2017
Thor: Ragnarok – November 3, 2017
Black Panther – February 16, 2018
Avengers: Infinity War – April 27, 2018
Ant-Man and the Wasp – July 6, 2018
Captain Marvel – March 8, 2019
Avengers: Endgame – April 26, 2019
Spider-Man: Far From Home – July 2, 2019

2. The Multiverse Saga

Phase Four

Black Widow – July 9, 2021
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – September 3, 2021
Eternals – November 5, 2021
Spider-Man: No Way Home – December 17, 2021
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – May 6, 2022
Thor: Love and Thunder – July 8, 2022
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – November 11, 2022

Phase Five

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania – February 17, 2023
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 – May 5, 2023
The Marvels (aka Captain Marvel 2) – November 10, 2023
Deadpool 3 – May 3, 2024
Captain America: Brave New World (previously known as Captain America: New World Order) – July 26, 2024
Thunderbolts – December 20, 2024
Blade – February 14, 2025

Phase Six

Fantastic Four – May 2, 2025
Avengers: The Kang Dynasty – May 1, 2026
Avengers: Secret Wars – May 7, 2027
Beyond Phase Six
Armor Wars – TBA
Untitled Shang-Chi sequel – TBA
Untitled Eternals sequel – TBA
Untitled mutants film – TBA
Untitled Spider-Man 4 – TBA

Avengers Movies in Chronological Order of Events

We have listed below all marvel movies in Chronological Order of Events:

1. Title: Captain America: The First Avenger

Release Year: 2011
Director: Joe Johnston
Runtime: 2h 4m

The tale of Steve Rogers’ origins unfolds in 1940, as Steve (played by Evans) and Bucky Barnes (portrayed by Sebastian Stan) enlist, culminating in 1945 with Steve’s aircraft crash and subsequent freezing for the next fifty years.

2. Title: Iron Man

Release Year: 2008
Director: Jon Favreau
Runtime: 2h 6m

Robert Downey Jr. delivers an explosive start to the MCU as Tony Stark, aka Iron Man. From his very first appearance, Iron Man captivated fans and became an instant favorite.

3. Title: The Incredible Hulk

Release Year: 2008
Director: Louis Leterrier
Runtime: 1h 52m

The second film in this MCU chronology introduces us to the classic character, the Hulk, who would later become a fan favorite in the MCU.

4. Title: Iron Man 2

Release Year: 2010
Director: Jon Favreau
Runtime: 2h 4m

This story picks up six months after the events of Iron Man, with the world now fully aware of the dual life of playboy billionaire Tony Stark as Iron Man.

5. Title: Thor

Release Year: 2011
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Runtime: 1h 54m

Thor’s origin isn’t a typical one since he was born a god. However, this film showcases a transformation in his character, as he’s banished by Odin for his arrogance and forced to live among humans as one of them.

6. Title: The Avengers

Release Year: 2012
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Joss Whedon
Runtime: 2h 23m

The Avengers reunite to face Loki, the main villain who seeks to invade and rule Earth. He begins by stealing the Tesseract from S.H.I.E.L.D.’s base and mind-controlling some agents to work for him.

7. Title: Iron Man 3

Release Year: 2013
Director: Shane Black
Runtime: 2h 11m

Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man continues to captivate audiences, solidifying his position as one of the most beloved characters in the MCU.

8. Title: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Release Year: 2013
Director: Joss Whedon
Runtime: 15h 46m

Although not part of the MCU, “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is one of the finest Marvel Studios web series to date. If you enjoyed Agent Coulson’s character in “The Avengers” (2012), this series provides deeper insights into his character.

9. Title: Thor: The Dark World

Release Year: 2013
Director: Alan Taylor
Runtime: 1h 52m

“Thor: The Dark World” picks up following the events of “The Avengers.” Loki is imprisoned in Asgard, paying for his misdeeds, while Thor works to resolve conflicts among various realms under Asgard’s rule.

10. Title: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Release Year: 2014
Director: Anthony Russo
Runtime: 2h 16m

Bucky Barnes, a long-lost character and Steve’s old friend, makes a dramatic return in this film, having seemingly perished in “Captain America” (2011).

11. Title: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.1

Release Year: 2014
Director: James Gunn
Runtime: 2h 2m

Peter Quill, also known as Star-Lord, is a clever Earth kid who was abducted as a child by a group called the Ravagers. He grew up to become a thief, much like the rest of the Ravagers, who essentially function as space pirates.

12. Title: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Release Year: 2015
Director: Joss Whedon
Runtime: 2h 21m

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” kicks off with our heroes dismantling all known Hydra bases. They discover Loki’s scepter from the previous Avengers movie and retrieve it, unwittingly setting events in motion.

13. Title: Ant-Man

Release Year: 2015
Director: Peyton Reed
Runtime: 1h 57m

“Ant-Man” introduces us to Scott Lang, a clever burglar who gains the trust of Hank Pym, the creator of the Pym Particle—a technology used in the Ant-Man suit that allows the wearer to shrink.

14. Title: Captain America: Civil War

Release Year: 2016
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Runtime: 2h 27m

The movie delves into internal conflicts among the superheroes, centering on the Sokovia Accords.

15. Title: Doctor Strange

Release Year: 2016
Director: Scott Derrickson
Runtime: 2h 6m

“Doctor Strange” follows the story of a brilliant neurosurgeon who experiences a debilitating accident that renders his hands irreparable.

16. Title: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

Release Year: 2017
Director: James Gunn
Runtime: 2h 16m

Director James Gunn returns after the success of the first movie, delving deeper into Peter Quill’s backstory and exploring his missing father figure.

17. Title: Spiderman: Homecoming

Release Year: 2017
Director: Jon Watts
Runtime: 2h 13m

After his debut as Spider-Man in “Captain America: Civil War,” Tom Holland reprises the role of the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.

18. Title: Thor: Ragnarok

Release Year: 2017
Director: Taika Waititi
Runtime: 2h 10m

The movie begins with Thor on a quest to locate other Infinity Stones. Along the way, he discovers that Odin isn’t overseeing Asgard, and the Nine Realms are in turmoil. It turns out that Loki has been impersonating Odin and deceiving everyone.

19. Title: Black Panther

Release Year: 2018
Director: Ryan Coogler
Runtime: 2h 14m

After his appearance in “Captain America: Civil War,” Black Panther returns in his own solo movie, offering a deeper look into the advanced nation of Wakanda and its technology.


20. Title: Avengers: Infinity War

Release Year: 2018
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Runtime: 2h 29m

This film unfolds across the galaxy, with the climactic battle against Thanos taking place on Earth.

21. Title: Ant-Man and The Wasp

Release Year: 2018
Director: Peyton Reed
Runtime: 1h 58m

Picking up immediately after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” Scott Lang faces house arrest for assisting Steve Rogers against Tony Stark.

22. Title: Captain Marvel

Release Year: 2019
Director: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Nia DaCosta
Runtime: 2h 4m

“Captain Marvel” introduces us to the conflict between the Skrulls and the Kree Empire, a significant element in Marvel comics.

23. Title: Avengers: Endgame

Release Year: 2019
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Runtime: 3h 2m

The film takes place five years after the events of “Infinity War,” with the world grappling with the loss of countless lives in a snap of Thanos’s fingers.

24. Title: Spiderman: Far From Home

Release Year: 2019
Director: Jon Watts
Runtime: 2h 9m

The film unfolds several months after “Endgame,” with Spider-Man attempting to balance his life as a high school student and a superhero.

25. Title: WandaVision

Release Year: 2021
Director: Matt Shakman
Runtime: 5h 50m

In this Marvel series, Wanda, unable to cope with Vision’s death, uses her magic to create an alternate reality where she and Vision lead a blissful life.

26. Title: Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Release Year: 2021
Director: Kari Skogland
Runtime: 5h 40m

In this series, we witness Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, who has recently returned from the Blip, taking up the mantle of Captain America.

27. Title: Loki – Season 1

Release Year: 2021
Director: Kate Herron
Runtime: 4h 6m

In this show, Loki is apprehended by the TVA (Time Variance Authority) for causing a disruption in the timeline.

28. Title: Black Widow

Release Year: 2021
Director: Cate Shortland
Runtime: 2h 31m

Set after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” Natasha is a fugitive who finds refuge in Norway.

29. Title: What…If?

Release Year: 2021
Director: Bryan Andrews
Runtime: 5h 25m

“What If…?” is a standalone animated series by Marvel that explores alternate timelines throughout the MCU.

30. Title: Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings

Release Year: 2021
Director: Destine Daniel Cretton
Runtime: 2h 21m

Shang-Chi is a highly skilled martial artist, possibly the best in the MCU. As a young man, he was trained as a warrior and assassin by his father after a failed mission.

31. Title: Eternals

Release Year: 2021
Director: Chloe Zhao
Runtime: 2h 37m

“Eternals” features a diverse cast from various countries and explores the dawn of civilization and the role of the Eternals in its development.

32. Title: Hawkeye

Release Year: 2021
Director: Rhys Thomas
Runtime: 4h 9m

In his first solo adventure, Clint Barton (Hawkeye) explores life after the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” reuniting with his family for Christmas.

33. Title: Spiderman: No Way Home

Release Year: 2021
Director: Jon Watts
Runtime: 2h 28m

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is one of the most highly anticipated Marvel movies, exploring the multiverse’s collision with the MCU.

34. Title: Moon Knight

Release Year: 2022
Director: Mohamed Diab
Runtime: 5h

This series follows the life of Steven Grant, a disoriented museum gift shop employee haunted by unexplained blackouts and flashbacks to a life he can’t remember.

35. Title: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Release Year: 2022
Director: Sam Raimi
Runtime: 2h 6m

Expanding on the concept of the Multiverse, this film delves deeper into the chaos caused by Wanda as she copes with her grief.

36. Title: Ms. Marvel

Release Year: 2022
Director: Adil & Bilall, Meera Menon, and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Runtime: 4h 50m

“Ms. Marvel” is a series centered around Kamala Khan, a teenager who stumbles upon a bangle belonging to her ancestor, granting her the power to materialize light.

37. Title: Thor Love and Thunder

Release Year: 2022
Director: Taika Waititi
Runtime: 1h 59m

This movie takes a surprising turn for a Thor film, with Thor embarking on a quest for inner peace rather than hunting down monsters or saving the universe.

38. Title: I am Groot

Release Year: 2022
Director: Kristen Lepore
Runtime: 1h 25m

“I Am Groot” is a heartwarming animated mini-series that showcases the adorable adventures of baby Groot.

39. Title: She-Hulk

Release Year: 2022
Director: Kat Coiro
Runtime: 3h 53m

“She-Hulk” is a series that revolves around Jennifer Walters, a thirty-year-old attorney who also possesses the powers of the Hulk.

40. Title: Werewolf by Night

Release Year: 2022
Director: Michael Giacchino
Runtime: 53m

“Werewolf by Night” is a Marvel Special that offers a unique black-and-white noir atmosphere.

41. Title: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Release Year: 2022
Director: Ryan Coogler
Runtime: 2h 41m

After the death of Black Panther, Queen Ramonda strives to maintain order in Wakanda and protect it from external threats.

42. Title: Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

Release Year: 2011
Director: James Gunn
Runtime: 42m

This special is part of the Marvel Specials series and follows Mantis and Drax as they attempt to cheer up the grieving Peter Quill, who is still mourning Gamora’s loss.

43. Title: Ant-Man And The Wasp Quantumania

Release Year: 2023
Director: Peyton Reed
Runtime: 2h 5m

“Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania” focuses on Scott Lang’s family. In this movie, Hope’s mother returns from the Quantum Realm but harbors a hidden secret.

44. Title: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3

Release Year: 2023
Director: Joe Johnston
Runtime: 2h 4m

This movie may be one of James Gunn’s best works, following the Guardians of the Galaxy after the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” with Peter still mourning Gamora’s loss as the alternate version of her is vastly different from the one he knew.

45. Title: Marvel’s Secret Invasion

Release Year: 2023
Director: Ali Selim
Runtime: 4h 20m

“Marvel’s Secret Invasion” is a series that revolves around the invasion of Skrulls into our world, using their shapeshifting abilities.

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