The History of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

At ScreenCrush.com, I’m looking back at every Marvel Studios movie before Avengers: Infinity War. This list tracks my progress. If you read the notes for this list, each entry has the link to my essay on that particular film.

Now that Avengers: Infinity War is out, if you’d like to find my complete MCU ranking, you can find that here.

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  • Iron Man

    1

  • The Incredible Hulk

    2

  • Iron Man 2

    3

  • Thor

    4

  • Captain America: The First Avenger

    5

  • The Avengers

    6

  • Iron Man 3

    7

  • Thor: The Dark World

    8

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    9

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    10

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    11

  • Ant-Man

    12

  • Captain America: Civil War

    13

  • Doctor Strange

    14

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    15

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    16

  • Thor: Ragnarok

    17

  • Black Panther

    18