How to Watch Marvel Movies in Order Online

Most of the films and all of the shows are on Disney+

What to Know

This article explains how to watch Marvel movies either in chronological order or in order of release. It covers core Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies connected to the overall Avengers storyline, starting with Iron Man.

Watch Marvel Movies in Chronological Order

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Want to watch the movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the order that the story takes place in the world of the characters? Then here's the order you should follow.

This chronology also includes miniseries in the MCU, which are exclusive to Disney+ and also affect the events of the movies. It does not include What If...?, which takes place in other parts of the multiverse, nor does it include series that premiered on Netflix (Daredevil, The Punisher, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and The Defenders). Miniseries titles are in bold below.

Movie Chronology Where to Watch
Captain America: The First Avenger 1942 - 1945 Disney+
Captain Marvel 1995 Disney+
Iron Man 2010 Disney+
Iron Man 2 2011 (Six months after Iron Man) Disney+
The Incredible Hulk 2011 (Concurrently with Iron Man 2) HBO Max
Thor 2011 (Concurrently with Iron Man 2) Disney+
The Avengers May 2012 Disney+
Iron Man 3 December 2012 Disney+, Starz,
Thor: The Dark World 2013 Disney+, Starz
Captain America: The Winter Soldier  2014 Disney+
Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 (but in space) Disney+
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2  2014, a few months after Guardians of the Galaxy (still in space) Disney+
Avengers: Age of Ultron Spring 2015 Disney+, Hulu, TBS, TNT, TruTV
Ant-Man Summer or fall 2015 Disney+
Captain America: Civil War Spring 2016 Disney+
Black Widow Spring/Summer 2016 (immediately after Captain America: Civil War) Disney+
Black Panther Spring 2016 (one week after Captain America: Civil War) Disney+
Spider-Man: Homecoming Fall 2016 Starz
Doctor Strange  Throughout 2016 (app. February - November) Disney+
Thor: Ragnarok November 2017 (with the mid-credits scene happening some time later) Disney+
Ant-Man and the Wasp May 2018 Disney+
Avengers: Infinity War May 2018 Disney+
Avengers: Endgame Fall 2023 Disney+
Loki While Loki technically takes place in 2012, its events directly follow Endgame. Disney+
WandaVision October 2023 (one month after Endgame) Disney+
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Late 2023 to early 2024 (six months after Endgame). Disney+
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Spring 2024 Disney+
Eternals Summer 2024 (eight months after Endgame). Starz
Spider-Man: Far From Home Summer 2024 (eight months after Endgame). Starz
Spider-Man: No Way Home From summer 2024 to November 2024 Starz
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness November or December 2024 Disney+
Hawkeye Christmas 2024 Disney+
Moon Knight Early 2025 Disney+
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law Spring 2025 Disney+
Ms. Marvel June 2025 Disney+
Thor: Love and Thunder 2025 Disney+
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Fall 2025 Not yet available
Werewolf by Night Fall 2025 Disney+
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special December 2025 Disney+

Watch Marvel Movies in Order of Release

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Prefer to watch Marvel movies in release order, just like those of us who went to the theater to see them? Then here's the order you should follow.

Marvel Movies, Phase 1

Movie Release Date Where to Watch
Iron Man May 2008 Disney+
The Incredible Hulk June 2008 HBO Max
Iron Man 2 May 2010 Disney+
Thor May 2011 Disney+
Captain America: The First Avenger July 2011 Disney+
The Avengers May 2012 Disney+

Marvel Movies, Phase 2

Movie Release Date Where to Watch
Iron Man 3 May 2013 Disney+, Starz
Thor: The Dark World November 2013 Disney+, Starz
Captain America: The Winter Soldier April 2014 Disney+
Guardians of the Galaxy August 2014 Disney+
Avengers: Age of Ultron May 2015 Disney+, Hulu,
TBS, TNT, TruTV
Ant-Man July 2015 Disney+
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Marvel Movies, Phase 3

AppMovie Release Date Where to Watch
Captain America: Civil War May 2016 Disney+
Doctor Strange November 2016 Disney+
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 May 2017 Disney+
Spider-Man: Homecoming July 2017 Starz
Thor: Ragnarok November 2017 Disney+
Black Panther  February 2018 Disney+
Avengers: Infinity War April 2018 Disney+
Ant-Man and the Wasp July 2018 Disney+
Captain Marvel  March 2019 Disney+
Avengers: Endgame April 2019 Disney+
Spider-Man: Far From Home July 2019 Starz

Marvel Movies and TV, Phase 4

The first three phases of the MCU, which follows the creation and breakup of the Avengers, Thanos' hunt for the Infinity Stones, and his eventual defeat, are collectively called "The Infinity Saga." Phases 4 through 6 will be "The Multiverse Saga," which includes familiar heroes meeting their counterparts from parallel dimensions.

Phase 4 deals with the aftermath of "The Blip" and introduces new characters including Ms. Marvel, Shang-Chi, and Moon Knight. Along with movies, the new saga includes miniseries that are exclusive to the Disney+ streaming service (in bold below).

Movie/Series Release Date Where to Watch
Black Widow  November 2020 Disney+
WandaVision January 2021 Disney+
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier March 2021 Disney+
Loki June 2021 Disney+
What If...? August 2021 Disney+
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings  September 2021 Disney+
Eternals November 5, 2021 Disney+
Hawkeye November 24, 2021
Spider-Man: No Way Home December 2021 Starz
Moon Knight March 2022 Disney+
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness May 2022 Disney+
Ms. Marvel June 2022 Disney+
Thor: Love and Thunder July 2022 Disney+
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law August 2022 Disney+
Werewolf by Night October 2022 Disney+
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever November 2022 Not yet available
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special December 2022 Disney+

Marvel Movies and TV, Phase 5

Phase 5 will introduce the MCU's new Thanos-level villain, Kang the Conqueror, who will drive the major story arcs through both Phase 5 and Phase 6. More miniseries are coming, and they're in bold below.

Movie/Series Release Date Where to Watch
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania February 2023 Not yet available
What If...? (Season 2) Early 2023 Not yet available
Secret Invasion Spring 2023 Not yet available
Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 3 May 2023 Not yet available
Echo Summer 2023 Not yet available
Loki (Season 2) Summer 2023 Not yet available
The Marvels July 2023 Not yet available
Ironheart Fall 2023 Not yet available
Agatha: Coven of Chaos Winter 2023 Not yet available
Daredevil: Born Again Spring 2024 Not yet available
Captain America: New World Order May 2024 Not yet available
Thunderbolts July 2024 Not yet available

Marvel Movies and TV, Phase 6

We don't know much about Phase 6, which will wrap up the Multiverse Saga. It will include two more Avengers films and the film return of Marvel's "first family," the Fantastic Four, along with Hugh Jackman's return to the role of Wolverine in Deadpool 3.

 Movie/Series  Release Date  Where to Watch
Blade September 2024 Not yet available
Deadpool 3 November 2024 Not yet available
Fantastic Four February 2025 Not yet available
 Avengers: The Kang Dynasty May 2025 Not yet available
Avengers: Secret Wars May 2026 Not yet available

Pre-MCU Marvel movies, like Spider-Man (either the Toby McGuire or Andrew Garfield versions) aren't included in this article, and neither are the Spider-Man spinoffs that don't cross over with the MCU, like Venom, Morbius, or Into the Spider-verse.

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