Order of Marvel Films 2021: Chronological and by Release Date

Here is a chronological and launch guide for the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)

If you are now arriving in this Universe or want to re-watch the works, here is the order of the Marvel films, in an easy to understand way that you can always consult if you want to better understand the MCU.

To marathon the MCU in 2021, you may want to know the order of Marvel films and how to watch them. In this guide, we will explain how to watch Marvel movies in chronological and release order, showing exactly how the MCU timeline really works. We will also show Disney Plus series, such as WandaVision and Falcão and the Winter Soldier, fit the order of events.

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Order of Marvel Movies

The easiest way to watch Marvel movies in order today is Disney Plus, which has most movies being streamed in 4K. It will also be the home of the Black Widow on July 9, when it is released simultaneously on the streaming platform - for an additional fee, via Premier Access - along with a theatrical release. Finally, after waiting more than a year, we will add Natasha Romanoff's solo film to our range of Marvel films.

Furthermore, this is a busy year for Marvel in relation to its sitcoms. WandaVision was just Marvel's first canonical series on the streaming service. The Hawk and the Winter Soldier started on March 19, 2021, Loki will start in June 2021, and Ms. Marvel and Gavião Arqueiro will not be released until the end of 2021 as well. Other new Marvel originals include Moon Knight, She-Hulk, Armor Wars, Iron Heart and Secret Invasion. You will find them all listed further down in this guide.

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In addition to the Black Widow, more new Marvel films will be released in 2021 - Shang-Chi and The Eternals are scheduled for the end of the year. This means that this list of Marvel films in order will soon grow considerably.

You have two main ways to watch the order of Marvel films: the chronological order, starting with Captain America: The First Avenger in World War 2, or the launch order, which starts with Iron Man 2008 and the introduction Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark. Both have their advantages, in fact - it depends mainly on the type of fan you are and what is most important to you.

With Phase 4 in progress, starting with WandaVision, we still have several years of great new superhero stories ahead of us. Think of the MCU as a big and extremely expensive TV show - where story arcs and character moments can take years to be worthwhile, but it tastes wonderful when they do.

Ready to know the order of Marvel movies? So, let's start your marathon!

Order of Marvel Movies: Chronological

A timeline of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is probably what you're looking for. See the order of the films The Marvel movies in chronological order, starting with Steve Rogers' origins in World War II with Captain America: The First Avenger, and ending with Peter's school trip in Spider-Man: Far From Home.

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The incentive to watch Marvel movies in this order is straightforward: you'll see events unfold as they happened, from the Tesseract's search for Red Skull to the death of Thanos. If you're curious to know when WandaVision happens, it comes after Ultimatum, but before Far From Home – you'll also find it below.

This is, chronologically, the order of Marvel movies you should watch:

  • Captain America: The First Avenger (occurs during World War II)
  • Captain Marvel (occurs in 1995)
  • Iron Man (occurs in 2010)
  • Iron Man 2 (occurs after Iron Man)
  • The Incredible Hulk (unspecified time, pre-Avengers)
  • Thor (occurs six months before the Avengers)
  • The Avengers (occurs in 2012)
  • Iron Man 3 (happens six months after The Avengers)
  • Thor: The 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 the Guardians)
  • The Avengers: Age of Ultron (occurs in 2015)
  • Ant-Man (occurs in 2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (post-Ultron, pre-Infinite War)
  • Black Widow (post-Civil War)
  • Spider-Man: Away from Home (post-Civil War, pre-Infinite War)
  • Doctor Strange (occurs in 2016)
  • Black Panther (occurs in 2017)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (post-Ultron, pre-Infinite War)
  • The Avengers: Infinity War (occurs in 2017)
  • Ant-Man and Wasp (ambiguous, but fits perfectly between Infinity War and Ultimatum)
  • The Avengers: Endgame (starts in 2017, ends in 2022)
  • Spider-Man: Away from Home (eight months after the Ultimatum)
  • Loki (occurred after the events of Ultimatum)
  • WandaVision (occurred after the events of Ultimatum)
  • Falcon and the Winter Soldier (occurred after the events of Ultimatum)

WandaVision, however, takes place a few weeks after the Ultimatum. Hawk and the Winter Soldier, which has just been released, is confirmed to be set six months after the Ultimatum - so the two series take place before Spider-Man: Away from Home, if you include them in your marathon. Here they are:

  • WandaVision (three weeks after the Ultimatum)
  • Hawk and the Winter Soldier (about six months after the Ultimatum)
  • Black Widow arrives in July 2021, and it has already been confirmed that the film is set after Captain America: Civil War.

Order of Marvel films: release date

Want to watch the MCU's movies in order of release? You'll need this list, which starts with Iron Man in 2008 and ends in 2019 with The Avengers: Ultimatum and Spider-Man: Far From Home. Watching Marvel movies in order of release is a better option if you want an incredible nostalgic trip, and you'll see how neat the MCU films are after the Disney acquisition, with bigger and better budgets.

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After all, the history of the MCU was made to be appreciated in that order. We have also included the launch dates for future MCU Phase 4 projects below as a reference, with the dates of Loki and Black Widow.

Phase 1 Films

Iron Man
Iron Man
  • Iron Man (2008)
    • When captured in enemy territory, genius tycoon Tony Stark builds high-tech armor to escape. Now, he has a mission to save the world as an unborn hero.
  • The Incredible Hulk (2008)
    • When scientist Bruce Banner is bombarded with gamma rays during an experiment gone awry, he develops a second very dangerous personality: a vicious green monster known as the Incredible Hulk who appears when he gets angry.
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Iron Man 2
  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
    • Now that his superhero identity has been revealed, Tony Stark must once again step into the armor and face his most dangerous enemy, but not without some new allies.
  • Thor (2011)
    • Mighty Thor is about to ascend the throne of Asgard's fantastic kingdom, until his reckless arrogance rekindles an ancient war. Soon Thor is banished to Earth to live among humans. Pursued by the invading force sent to destroy him, the unfortunate God of Thunder must face the battle and discover what it takes to become a true hero.
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Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
    • Steve Rogers is a young man who agreed to volunteer on experiments to create a super soldier. The military manages to turn him into a human weapon, but realize that the super soldier is too valuable to put him at risk in the fight against the Nazis.
  • The Marvel Avengers (2012)
    • When an unexpected enemy threatens global security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as SHIELD, finds himself needing a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a bold recruiting effort begins.

Phase 2 Films

  • Iron Man 3 (2013)
    • When Tony Stark sees his world reduced to rubble, he must use all his ingenuity to survive, destroy his enemy and somehow protect the one he loves. But an existential question haunts him: does the man make the costume… or does the costume make the man?
Thor: dark world
Thor: Dark World
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
    • Worlds collide when a powerful ancient enemy threatens to plunge the cosmos into eternal darkness. Now, reunited with Jane Foster, and forced to forge an alliance with his treacherous brother Loki, Thor embarks on a perilous personal journey to save Earth and Asgard from destruction.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
    • Steve Rogers lives quietly in Washington, DC, when a SHIELD colleague is attacked. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America fights to expose the great conspiracy. When the scale of the evil plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow turn to a new ally, the Falcon, for help. However, they soon find themselves facing the Winter Soldier.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
    • In an action-packed epic space adventure, this film expands Marvel's Cinematic Universe into the cosmos. Quill must do his best to rally his disorganized group to the last, desperate stand, with the fate of the galaxy at stake.
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Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
    • When Tony Stark tries to restart a peacekeeping program, things go wrong and Earth's most powerful superheroes will have to pass the ultimate test to save the planet from destruction at the hands of the villainous Ultron.
  • Ant-Man (2015)
    • While he may not appear to be the typical hero, his physical agility, technology knowledge and strong moral character make Scott an ideal candidate to wear the Home-Ant costume.

Phase 3 Films

civil war
Civil War
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
    • Faced with Ultron's attack, the government starts looking for ways to control the superheroes. Political interference creates a feud between Captain America, current leader of the Avengers, and Iron Man.
  • Doctor Strange (2016)
    • The film tells the story of famous neurosurgeon Dr. Stephen Strange, whose life is changed forever after a car accident that seriously affects his hands.
Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, vol. 2 (2017)
    • The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they uncover the mysteries of Peter Quill's real father. Former enemies and familiar characters from the comics will come to the aid of our heroes.
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  • Spider-Man: Back Home (2017)
    • Peter Parker balances his life as a normal student with his superhero, Spider-Man, but will find a trail of a new threat lurking in the skies over New York City.
  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
    • Thor must race against time to pay for the seemingly imminent Ragnarok, a cataclysmic event that could wipe out the entire Asgardian civilization. Trapped on the other side of the universe and without his mighty hammer, Thor must rise above the odds to ensure that Asgard does not fall into the hands of the ruthless Hela. But first, he must face a fellow Avenger in a gladiator contest.
Black Panther
Black Panther
  • Black Panther (2018)
    • Black Panther follows T'Challa who, after his father's death, returns home to an isolated and technologically advanced African nation to triumph and assume his place as king. But when a powerful ancient enemy reappears, T'Challa's power as king – and Black Panther – is tested as he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk.
Infinity war
Infinity War
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
    • Thanos finally arrives on Earth, willing to gather the Gems of Infinity. To face it, the Avengers must join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy, while dealing with quarrels between some members.
Ant Man and the Wasp (2018)
Ant Man and Wasp
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
    • After the previous events, Scott Lang has to deal with the consequences of his acts as Ant-Man for the public and as a father. Hope Van Dyne and Hnak Pym need your help to defeat a new villain and save Janet Dyne from subatomic size.
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Captain Marvel
  • Captain Marvel (2019)
    • This film is an all-new adventure from an unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the most powerful characters in the universe. As a galactic war between two alien races comes to Earth, Danvers finds himself with a small group of allies right in the middle of the action.
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
    • In the epic ending of the Infinity Saga, the Avengers face Thanos. When devastating events wipe out half the world's population and split two ranks, the rest of the heroes struggle to prevail. But they must unite and restore order and harmony to the universe and bring back their loved ones.
Spider-Man: away from home
Homem-Aranha: Longe de Casa
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
    • After the events of Avengers: Ultimatum, Spider-Man must prepare to face new threats in a world that had changed forever. A dimensional traveler, known as Mystery, asks Peter for help to stop a threat that seeks to end all realities, but in fact there is much more behind it.

Phase 4 Films

  • WandaVision (series)
    • Marvel Studios' series “WandaVision” combines classic comedy style with Marvel's Cinematic Universe to tell the story of Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany), a superhero couple with a perfect life, who begins to suspect that not everything is what it seems.
hawk and winter soldier
Falcon and Winter Soldier
  • Hawk and Winter Soldier (series - March 19, 2021)
    • From Marvel Studios, "Hawk and the Winter Soldier" features Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson (Hawk) and Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes (Winter Soldier). The duo, who came together in the final moments of “Avengers: Ultimatum,” embark on an adventure across the world that will put their skills to the test – and their patience too.
  • Loki (series- June 11, 2021)
    • In "Loki" by Marvel Studios, the temperamental villain Loki (Tom Hiddleston) resumes his role as the God of Lies in this new series, which takes place after the events of "Avengers: Ultimatum". arrested by the TVA (Time Variant Authority), he must collaborate with the agent Mobius M. Mobius (Owen Wilson) to capture the most dangerous and smart criminal that is causing instability in the timelines: Loki himself.
Black Widow
Black Widow
  • Black Widow (July 9, 2021)
    • In this spy and action thriller from Marvel Studios, Natasha Romanoff, also known as the Black Widow, confronts the darker side of her story when a dangerous conspiracy connected with her past emerges. Pursued by a relentless force willing to do anything to destroy her, Natasha must now deal with her past as a spy and the relationships she left behind long before she became an Avenger. Scarlett Johansson returns to her role as Natasha/Black Widow in what is the first film in Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
shang chi
Shang Chi
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (September 3, 2021)
    • Shang-Chi, son of the legendary Mandarin villain, is forced to confront a past he thought he had left behind when he is lured into the web of the mysterious organization known as the Ten Rings.
Eternal
Eternal
  • The Eternals (November 5, 2021)
    • The Eternals are a team of ancient aliens that have lived on Earth in secret for thousands of years. Following the events of Avengers: Ultimatum, an unexpected tragedy forces them to step out of the shadows to rally against humanity's oldest enemies, The Deviant.
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Ms. Marvel
  • Ms. Marvel (series - late 2022)
    • Kamala Khan, an ordinary teenager from New Jersey, is exposed to a strange type of gas and suddenly discovers that she can shape-shift.
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home (December 17, 2021)
    • Dead end after having his identity revealed in Far From Home, Peter turns to Sthepen Strange, Dr. Strange, to ask him to do a spell to make everyone forget who he is, but something goes wrong and unknown villains appear and a new one threat that could endanger Peter and his friends, as well as the entire multiverse.
madness multiverse
Madness Multiverse
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (March 25, 2022)
    • There is no information about the film, but it will deal with the aftermath of the events of Loki, WandaVision and Spider-Home: No Return Home.
love and thunder
Love and Thunder
  • Thor: Love and Thunder (May 6, 2022)
    • Thor and Jane Foster will face the Butcher of the Gods, Goor. Natalie Portman returns to the role after a falling out with Kevin Feige and Gorr will be played by Christian Bale, the Batman of Christopher Nolan's trilogy.
Wakanda forever
Wakanda Forever
  • Black Panther 2 – Wakanda Forever (July 8, 2022)
    • There is still no information about the film and how the "cloak passage" of the Black Panther will be, and not even who will be the next heroes. Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke and Martin Freeman will return to the cast for the new film. In addition, actress Michaela Coel from the HBO series “I May Destroy You” has also been confirmed as part of the cast of Wakanda Forever.
marvels
marvels
  • Captain Marvel 2 (November 11, 2022)
    • Captain Marvel will bring together heroine Carol Denvers, Monica Rambeau and Khamala Khan in a single story. There are no plot details, but Iman Vellani, Brie Larson. Teyonah Parris and is also confirmed participation from South Korean Park SeoJoon (Parasite) in the film.

The Future of Marvel's Cinematic Universe (including series)

Quantummania
Quantummania
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp Quantumania (2023)
    • Some trouble in the Quantum Realm puts Scott Lang and Hope Van Dyne in the way of the plans of Kang the Conqueror, the villain who appeared in the Loki series. Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly return to the main roles and Jonathan Majors returns to the role of Kang.
Blade
Blade
  • Blade (no release date)
    • So far there is no information about the series or movie, except that it will be starring actor Mahershala Ali and the screenplay is by Stacy Osei-Kuffour, who worked on the Watchmen series. In the comics, Blade is a character from the Spider-Man universe who hunts the vampire Mobius (who will win a movie starring actor Jared Leto). He is a half-vampire who can walk by day and hunt supernatural creatures at night.
Guardians of the Galaxy, vol. 3
Guardians of the Galaxy, vol. 3
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, vol. 3 (2023)
    • The film returns to the hands of James Gunn, who was fired and rehired by Marvel and was the director of the Warner movie “The Suicide Squad”. According to cast members' statements, this is expected to be the last film with the crew of Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista), Baby Groot (Vin Diesel) and Rocket (Bradley Cooper). It is speculated that the plot will revolve around the quest for Gamora, who resurfaced in Avengers: Ultimatum.
Quartet
Quartet
  • Fantastic Four (no release date)
    • For now, the only information is that Jon Watts, responsible for the three Spider-Man films that are part of the MCU, will be the production director. The film will be a complete restart of the franchise, disregarding everything that has been done before.
  • Hawkeye (series - 2021)
    • Clint Burton teams up with Kate Bishop to find the criminal who is seeking revenge against “Ronin”, Clint's alter ego in the five years that everyone who was “blipped” by Thanos was missing. The series premieres on Disney+ and will have 6 to 8 episodes.
she-hulk
She-Hulk
  • She-Hulk (series - 2022)
    • Attorney Jeniffer Walters gains powers and incredible strength after receiving a gamma-irradiated blood transfusion from her cousin, Bruce Banner, the Incredible Hulk. Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) as Jennifer Waters/She-Hulk, Mark Ruffalo returns to the role of Bruce Banner/Hulk. Tim Roth will reprise the character Emil Blonsky/The Abomination and Ginger Gonzaga will play an undisclosed villain.
moon knight
Moon Knight
  • Moon Knight (series - no release date)
    • A mercenary is betrayed by his colleagues and saved by an Egyptian god who empowers him. So far, in the cast we have Oscar Isaac (Dune) and Ethan Hawke (The Guilty) who will be the protagonist of the series and the villain, respectively.
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Secret Invasion
  • Secret Invasion (series - no release date)
    • No additional information about the series yet, just confirmation that Samuel L. Jackson will feature the role of Nick Fury, Ben Mendelsohn, returns as Skrull, Talos, and will even have new cast names like Kingsley Ben-Adir, Christopher McDonald and Emilia Clarke. In the comics, the Secret Invasion is an event that occurred when the Skrull, aliens capable of taking the form of another person, start an invasion of Earth, taking the place of the greatest heroes in the world.
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IronHeart
  • Iron Heart (series - no release date)
    • Riri Williams is a genius MIT student who, using materials stolen from the school, creates an armor similar to Iron Man and fights crime using his suit. The series is written by Chinaka Hodge and Riri will be played by Dominique Thorne.
armor wars
Armor wars
  • Armor Wars (series - no release date)
    • In the comics, Tony Stark fights so that his technology doesn't fall into the wrong hands and tries to destroy the various replicas of his armor made and used by his enemies. The series is expected to follow a similar premise, but it will star Don Cheadle, reprising the role of James Rhodes/Combat Machine he has played since 2's Iron Man 2009.
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Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther (Image via Marvel)
  • Wakanda series (series - no release date)
    • With no information about the series so far, the tentative name is “Tales of Wakanda” and Danai Gurira, the Okoye of the MCU, will return to the role in the series. It is being developed by Ryan Coogler, the director of the first Black Panther movie.

Where can I see everything?

After reading all about the order of Marvel movies, you sure were excited to marathon every movie and series in this amazing universe. Know that you can find everything (or almost everything) in one place.

Disney + is launched on November 12, 2020, and in Brazil it was only available on November 17, 2020 and signing it was a great deal. The new streaming service is filled with Disney exclusive content, and its price is R$27,90 in the monthly subscription option and R$279,90 in the annual plan, which corresponds to R$23,32 per month, the makes an attractive alternative to Netflix and other streming services.

Of course, there is more to it than just that. Disney+ is coming at a time when there didn't seem to be enough room for another streaming service. So how does this go about innovating? What kind of original content can we expect to see on Disney+, and is there anything unpleasant about the service that we haven't heard of yet?

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Disney+'s library is filled with somewhere between 600-700 movies and around 7.000 episodes of series. Compared to Netflix's library of over 1.500 series and over 4.000 movies, that's not much. But Disney+ makes up for its small library by offering a ton of exclusive content.

You can expect most of this content to come from Disney's previous catalog (and from the catalog of its other properties, such as Pixar, FX, Marvel and Lucasfilms). With Disney +, you'll have access to all Disney animation classics (even if they're very old ones that remind you of your childhood), all Pixar movies, all Star Wars movies, most Marvel movies, The Simpsons and various other shows.

But there will also be a handful of series and movies made for Disney+. Get ready for a reboot of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, two live-action Star Wars series, and some Marvel series (Hawk and Winter Soldier, WandaVision, Loki, Hawkeye, and more to come). You can see the full list of Disney+ originals on Wikipedia and the Marvel movie order list we've put up above.

The MCU doesn't live only on successes

Although these films are not part of the fantastic shared universe that Marvel has been building over the last few years, they still feature some Marvel characters and deserve to be remembered for their bizarre and ham acting (or not so big) stars.

Let's not talk about more recent films like the infamous Fantastic Four adaptation attempts or classics like the Hulk series starring Lou Ferrigno and Bill Bixby. Let's try to go a little deeper into this mess created by Casa das Ideias and bring some more interesting things.

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Howard the Super Hero (1986)

Remember that that happened occasionally in the afternoon session and there was even a scene with a paw with its breasts out? As if all the madness of the film was not enough, the protagonist was also voiced by Nelson Machado, the eternal voice of Quico in the series Chaves. So you have a dwarf dressed as a duck with Quico's voice and you don't think it's absurd?

The Punisher (1989)

Dolph Lundgren (the eternal Ivan Drago from Rocky IV) and Louis Gossett Jr (the alien from the movie “Enemy Mine”). they star in a low-cost '80s grunge C-level classic adapting the story of Frank Castle, the ex-special forces agent who hunts down bad guys after justice fails to convict the murderers of his wife and children. The Punisher suffered some bad adaptations like this one and the one from 2004 (but was well characterized in 2008 with “The Punisher: In War Zone”) until it reached the Netflix screens.

Captain America (1979)

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Another one that was very bitter until we got to “The First Avenger”. Before that gem we saw at the 1990's Afternoon Session, in which Captain America had (for some reason) rubber ears, the bandero hero had two TV movies. Captain America, in 1979, and Captain America II: Dead Too Soon, also from 79. For some reason this Captain, in addition to his shield, had a motorcycle as a great combat companion to a terrorist known only as… Miguel. Threatening, isn't it?

Dr. Strange (1978)

This TV movie was made as a pilot for a series that would be broadcast on CBS, but was rated "boring and dragging" by most viewers. Here, Stephen Strange is a psychologist who must become the Supreme Mage to protect his beautiful assistant from the possession made by Morgana Le Fey, who tries to gain the supreme mage powers of the… Elder? Old woman? Not! Lindmer! With a pilot like this it's clear that the series didn't go forward.

Fantastic Four (1994)

This is one that is so bad that it hasn't even been released until today, but we can say that, because of him, we don't have a good Quartet movie to date (the time of this post. If you're reading this after 2023 – perhaps – the situation has already changed). It was made on a low budget to keep the characters' copyrights at Constantin Films and was never officially released, although after a few years it fell on the net thanks to pirated copies circulating around. If you thought the 2005 Thing was a rubber doll, then this one will give you nightmares.

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Supaidãman (1978)

This one is already famous on the internet, but let's mention it. Through an agreement between Marvel and Toei, the Japanese Spider-Man series aired in 78 and had 41 episodes and one movie. Unlike the radioactive spider that bites student Peter Parker, we have biker Takuya Yamashiro who receives the bracelet with the DNA of the people of Spider Planet to defend Earth from the Iron Cross Army. And for that, he has the help of a spaceship called Marveler that turns into the giant robot Leopardon (not even to be Aranhon or Spideron or something that resembles a spider). But his catchphrase “Emissary from Hell, Spiderman” was pretty cool.

Spider-Man (1977)

Not only did Spider-Man live out of giant robots in the 70s, but he also had a series of just 13 episodes on CBS, which also played other famous series like Bill Bixby's Hulk, Wonder Woman with Linda Carter, and got the attempt of a series of Dr. Strange. But this one had some production problems and suffered from being too slow and not having the participation of any of the villains from the comics. During one season, they put mirror lenses in the actor's mask and he couldn't see anything, so they replaced it with a leaky “net” that fell on his face, giving him a bizarre appearance!

And the Avengers of the 70s?

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Sorry to inform you, but this is not Avengers of the 70s! The trailer was made with a compilation of bits and pieces from other films that have and are unrelated to Marvel. For example, excerpts from the Captain America movies mentioned above were used, as well as from the movie “Return of the Incredible Hulk” in which we are introduced to the version of Thor played by Eric Krammer.

Of the “non-Marvel” the most famous is the hero Exo-Man, who was named in the trailer with Iron Man. Although it is not, the film presents a very similar plot, of a scientist who is paralyzed after an attack and builds himself an iron suit and fights crime. Exo-Man was never officially released and was made famous by this trailer.

Loki, from the trailer, is played by Paul Linde, with footage taken from 1976's The Paul Lynde Halloween Special, which featured Band members Kiss, who appear in the trailer as "Destroyer." Scenes from the movie “Kiss against the Park Ghost” are also used. The Black Widow in this trailer is actress Tanya Roberts, from a scene taken from the “The Panthers” series. So, in the end, I'm sorry, but it's all a great montage. There was never a movie of them in the 70s.

Quick FAQ

What is the chronological order of Marvel movies?

Marvel movies in chronological order Captain America: The First Avenger. Captain Marvel. Iron Man. Iron Man 2. The Incredible Hulk. Thor. The Avengers. Thor the Dark World.

Is it better to watch Marvel movies in chronological order or not?

The chronological order follows the MCU timeline. For example, Captain Marvel was released in 2019, but takes place in the 1990s and is one of the first movies on the timeline. I recommend watching Marvel movies in chronological order (timeline) to maximize your understanding of the Avengers saga.

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How long would it take to watch all Marvel movies in order?

If you were to watch all the MCU movies that have been released so far as a kind of “movie marathon”, you would enjoy 3.015 minutes of movie. It would take about 60 hours or 2 days and 4 hours to watch all the movies non-stop. Maybe a little longer.

Is the Incredible Hulk part of the MCU?

Yes. The film is one of the first features in the chronological order of the MCU and is referenced a few times in The Avengers.

Is Tony Stark on the Incredible Hulk?

Tony Stark, by Robert Downey Jr., had a cameo in The Incredible Hulk – and comic books explain his relationship with Thunderbolt Ross.

Venom is part of the MCU?

The post-credit scene of “Venom: Carnage Time” somehow introduces the character to the MCU.

Should I watch WandaVision before Loki?

Kevin Feige said to understand phase 4, you have to watch every series. Just watch WandaVision, along with Loki. That may be so, since you need this knowledge to understand the film Dr. Strange: Multiverse of Madness.

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Is Deadpool on the MCU?

So far, neither the Jabbering Mercenary nor any of the X-Men mutants have been officially introduced to the MCU, but with Disney's acquisition of Fox, these characters will be part of the MCU in the future.

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Paulo Fabris is a journalist, writer, RPG player, gamer, cosplayer, nerd and fan of anime since the time of TV Manchete.