Pull the plug and stream on your device either way you can still watch marvel movies. The Marvel Cinematic Universe movies aren’t release base on timeline — so if you have been watching the MCU movies by the year of release I’m sorry to say it not the right way.
If you want to watch the MCU as a grand TV series from start to finish follow our guide. They are just two ways you can watch the Marvel movies in order — the normal way which is in release order or in chronological order; as it happen.
If you go in the order of release you will start from Iron man 2008 Introducing the MCU — but in chronological order Captain America: The First Avenger take the first exposure into Marvel Cinematic Universe.
From the beginning of the First Avenger to Endgame and more phase to come you might want to understand everything that has happen in MCU by watching all the movies the right way.
Speaking of new phase from Marvel studio — new movies are coming just few months from now and it will features the arrival of Black Window, Thor: Love and Thunder, Black Panther 2, Ant-Man 3 and many others, so you have a list.
Back to what matter — watching the MCU movies the right way in both release and chronological order.
Watch MCU in Order
Marvel movies in chronological order
For the timeline and everything in between the Marvel movies in Chronological is your first bet. For starter, Captain America: The First Avengers is the movie that open the MCU follow by Captain Marvel and end with Spider Man: Far From Home after Endgame.
- Captain America: The First Avenger (takes place during World War II)
- Captain Marvel (takes place in 1995)
- Iron Man (takes place in 2010)
- Iron Man 2 (takes place after Iron Man)
- The Incredible Hulk (time unspecified, pre-Avengers)
- Thor (takes place six months before Avengers)
- The Avengers (takes place in 2012)
- Iron Man 3 (takes place six months after The Avengers)
- Thor: Dark World (post-Avengers, pre-Ultron)
- Captain America: Winter Soldier (post-Avengers, pre-Ultron)
- Guardians of the Galaxy (sometime in 2014)
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (after Guardians)
- Avengers: Age of Ultron (takes place in 2015)
- Ant-Man (takes place in 2015)
- Captain America: Civil War (post-Ultron, pre-Infinity War)
- Spider-Man: Homecomin zag (post-Civil War, pre-Infinity War)
- Doctor Strange (takes place in 2016)
- Black Panther (takes place in 2017)
- Thor: Ragnarok (post-Ultron, pre-Infinity War)
- Avengers: Infinity War (takes place in 2017)
- Ant-Man and The Wasp (ambiguous, but fits nicely between IW and Endgame)
- Avengers: Endgame (starts in 2017, finishes in 2022)
- Spider-Man: Far From Home (post-Endgame)
Marvel movies in release order
For the release order — they got 3 phrase. The first start with Iron Man release in 2008 and end with The Avengers 2012 release date. Phase 2 follow up with a release on Iron Man 3 and Ant Man to cut it short in 2015. The big guns came from Captain America: Civil War in 2016 and went down to Spider Man: Far From Home in 2019.
- Iron Man (2008)
- The Incredible Hulk (2008)
- Iron Man 2 (2010)
- Thor (2011)
- Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
- The Avengers (2012)
- Iron Man 3 (2013)
- Thor: The Dark World (2013)
- Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
- Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
- Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
- Ant-Man (2015)
- Captain America: Civil War (2016)
- Doctor Strange (2016)
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
- Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
- Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
- Black Panther (2018)
- Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
- Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
- Captain Marvel (2019)
- Avengers: Endgame (2019)
- Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
Upcoming Phase 4 & 5
Okay what about up coming phase of marvel movies — this is it.
- Black Widow (November 6, 2020)
- The Eternals (February 12, 2021)
- Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (May 7, 2021)
- Thor: Love and Thunder (February 11, 2022)
- Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (March 25, 2022)
- Black Panther 2 (May 6, 2022)
- Captain Marvel 2 (July 8, 2022)
- Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3
- Untitled Ant-Man And The Wasp Sequel
- Fantastic Four
- With four date
- Untitled Marvel Studios film (February 17, 2023)
- Untitled Marvel Studios film (May 5, 2023)
- Untitled Marvel Studios film (July 28, 2023)
- Untitled Marvel Studios film (November 3, 2023)
Where to watch the MCU movies
Most of Marvel movies is in Disney plus, many aren’t in Netflix or other streaming service. You can stream the movie from Disney plus or you can either buy or rent from Amazon or Apple.
If you buy movies through Amazon Prime you can download to watch locally.
You can download movies on your mobile phone but only if you subscribe to the streaming service. You can save to watch offline.