How to Watch Marvel Movies and TV Shows in Order

How to Watch Marvel Movies and TV Shows in Order

If you’re a Marvel fan looking to dive into the epic world of superheroes, knowing how to watch Marvel movies and TV shows in order is essential for fully experiencing the interconnected storylines. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the chronological order of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and provide expert tips on the best way to enjoy the entire saga. From the rise of Iron Man to the cosmic battles of the Avengers and beyond, this article will ensure that you’re equipped to embark on an unforgettable Marvel viewing journey. Whether you’re a newcomer or a seasoned enthusiast, mastering the sequence of Marvel’s cinematic and television masterpieces is the key to immersing yourself in the full scope of this beloved franchise.

By following our carefully curated viewing order, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the intricate narrative threads woven throughout the Marvel universe. From the earliest events to the latest blockbusters, we’ll help you navigate the expansive landscape of Marvel entertainment, allowing you to appreciate the subtle connections and Easter eggs that enrich the viewing experience. With our expert guidance, you’ll be ready to witness the evolution of your favorite characters and the unfolding of gripping story arcs most satisfyingly and coherently. Get ready to embark on an exhilarating adventure through the Marvel timeline, and prepare to witness the heroic exploits and dramatic confrontations of the iconic characters that have captured the hearts of audiences around the world.

Marvel Movies in Chronological Order

Here’s how to watch the MCU movies in chronological order. This sequence is ideal for individuals new to the MCU and those seeking a hassle-free experience.

  • Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
  • Captain Marvel (2019)
  • Iron Man (2008)
  • The Incredible Hulk (2008)
  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • Thor (2011)
  • Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)
  • Iron Man 3 (2013)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Black Widow (2021)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
  • Black Panther (2018)
  • Doctor Strange (2016)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
  • Eternals (2021)
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)
  • Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022)
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023)
  • The Marvels (2023)

Marvel Movies in Release Order

Here’s how to watch the MCU movies in release date order. This sequence is ideal for newcomers to the MCU and individuals seeking a hassle-free viewing experience.

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Marvel Shows in Chronological Order

Here are the MCU Shows in chronological order. This sequence is ideal for individuals new to the MCU and those seeking a hassle-free experience.

  • Agent Carter (Season 1-2)
  • Agents of SHIELD (Season 1-7)
  • Daredevil (Season 1-3)
  • Jessica Jones (Season 1-3)
  • Luke Cage (Season 1-2)
  • Iron Fist (Season 1-2)
  • The Defenders (Season 1)
  • The Punisher (Season 1)
  • Inhumans (Season 1)
  • Runaways (Season 1-3)
  • Cloak & Dagger (Season 1-2)
  • WandaVision (Season 1)
  • Loki (Season 1-2)
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (Season 1)
  • Hawkeye (Season 1)
  • What If? (Season 1-2)
  • Moon Knight (Season 1)
  • Ms. Marvel (Season 1)
  • She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (Season 1)
  • Secret Invasion (Season 1)

MCU Shows in Release Date Order

Here’s how to watch the MCU shows in release date order. The release date order of MCU shows is even more complicated because the series has been released across networks and streaming services.

  • Agents of SHIELD (2013—2020)
  • Agent Carter (2015—2016)
  • Daredevil (2015—2018)
  • Jessica Jones (2015—2019)
  • Luke Cage (2016—2018)
  • Iron Fist (2017—2018)
  • The Defenders (2017)
  • The Punisher (2017—2019)
  • Inhumans (2017)
  • Runaways (2017—2019)
  • Cloak & Dagger (2018—2019)
  • WandaVision (2021)
  • Loki (2021—)
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)
  • Hawkeye (2021)
  • What If? (2021—)
  • Moon Knight (2022)
  • Ms. Marvel (2022)
  • She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (2022)
  • Secret Invasion (2023)

MCU Movies and Shows in Chronological Order

Here’s how to watch the MCU movies and Shows in chronological order. In the following list, movies are in bold type, shorts are in italics and TV shows and one-off specials are neither.

MCU Movies and Shows in Release Date Order

Here’s how to watch the MCU movies and Shows in release date order. In the following list, movies are in bold type, shorts are in italics and TV shows and one-off specials are neither.

  • Iron Man (May 2008)
  • The Incredible Hulk (June 2008)
  • Iron Man 2 (April 2010)
  • Thor (April 2011)
  • Captain America: The First Avenger (July 2011)
  • The Consultant one-shot on the Thor DVD (September 2011)
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer one-shot on the Captain America: The First Avenger DVD (October 2011)
  • The Avengers (aka Avengers Assemble) (April 2012)
  • Item 47 one-shot on the Avengers Assemble DVD (September 2012)
  • Iron Man 3 (April 2013)
  • Agent Carter one-shot on Iron Man 3 DVD (September 2013)
  • Agents of SHIELD season 1 (September 2013 – May 2014)
  • Thor: The Dark World (November 2013)
  • All Hail the King one-shot on the Thor: The Dark World DVD (February 2014)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (March 2014)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (July 2014)
  • Agents of SHIELD season 2 (September 2014 – May 2015)
  • Agent Carter season 1 (January 2015 – February 2015)
  • Daredevil season 1 (April 2015)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (April 2015)
  • Ant-Man (July 2015)
  • Agents of SHIELD season 3 (September 2015 – May 2016)
  • Jessica Jones season 1 (November 2015)
  • Agent Carter season 2 (January 2016 – February 2016)
  • Daredevil season 2 (March 2016)
  • Captain America: Civil War (April 2016)
  • Agents of SHIELD season 4 (September 2016 – May 2017)
  • Luke Cage season 1 (September 2016)
  • Doctor Strange (October 2016)
  • Iron Fist season 1 (March 2017)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (April 2017)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (July 2017)
  • The Defenders season 1 (August 2017)
  • Inhumans season 1 (September 2017 – November 2017)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (October 2017)
  • The Punisher season 1 (November 2017)
  • Runaways season 1 (November 2017 – January 2018)
  • Agents of SHIELD season 5 (December 2017 – May 2018)
  • Black Panther (February 2018)
  • Jessica Jones season 2 (March 2018)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (April 2018)
  • Cloak & Dagger season 1 (June 2018 – August 2018)
  • Luke Cage season 2 (June 2018)
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (July 2018)
  • Iron Fist season 2 (September 2018)
  • Daredevil season 3 (October 2018)
  • Runaways season 2 (December 2018)
  • The Punisher season 2 (January 2019)
  • Captain Marvel (March 2019)
  • Cloak & Dagger season 2 (April 2019 – May 2019)
  • Avengers: Endgame (April 2019)
  • Agents of SHIELD season 6 (May 2019 – August 2019)
  • Jessica Jones season 3 (June 2019)
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (July 2019)
  • Runaways season 3 (December 2019)
  • Agents of SHIELD season 7 (May 2020 – August 2020)
  • Helstrom (October 2020)
  • WandaVision (January 2021 – March 2021)
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (March 2021 – April 2021)
  • Loki (June 2021 – July 2021)
  • Black Widow (July 2021)
  • What If…? season 1 (August 2021 – October 2021)
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (September 2021)
  • Eternals (November 2021)
  • Hawkeye (November 2021 – December 2021)
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home (December 2021)
  • Moon Knight (March 2022 – May 2022)
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (May 2022)
  • Ms Marvel (June 2022 – July 2022)
  • Thor: Love and Thunder (July 2022)
  • I Am Groot season 1 (August 2022)
  • She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (August 2022 – October 2022)
  • Werewolf By Night (October 2022)
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (November 2022)
  • The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (November 2022)
  • Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania (February 2023)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 (May 2023)
  • Secret Invasion (June 2023 – July 2023)
  • I Am Groot season 2 (September 2023)
  • Loki season 2 (October 2023 – November 2023)
  • The Marvels (November 2023)
  • What If…? season 2 (December 2023)
  • Echo (January 2024)

Upcoming MCU Movies and Shows

  • X-Men ’97 – Spring 2024
  • Deadpool & Wolverine – July 26, 2024
  • Agatha: Darkhold Diaries – Autumn 2024
  • Captain America: Brave New World – February 14, 2025
  • Fantastic Four – May 2, 2025
  • Thunderbolts – July 25, 2025
  • Blade – November 7, 2025
  • Avengers: The Kang Dynasty – May 1, 2026
  • Avengers: Secret Wars – May 7, 2027
  • Daredevil: Born Again – TBA
  • Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man – TBA
  • Ironheart – TBA
  • Wonder Man – TBA
  • X-Men – TBA
  • Armor Wars – TBA
  • Marvel Zombies – TBA
  • Eyes of Wakanda – TBA

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