The Marvel Cinematic UniverseThe Infinity Saga spanned over a decade of filmmaking, began iron man 2008 and ends Spider-Man: Far From Home In 2019. Within the Infinity Saga, we were introduced to dozens of our favorite comic book superheroes in live action (for the first time, in many cases). What’s more, these films effectively changed the movie landscape as we know it today (for better and worse, per the New York Times).
Regardless of your stance on comic book superhero movies, there’s no denying just how big a feat Marvel Studios accomplished with The Infinity Saga: With 23 interconnected movies that collectively grossed billions of dollars at the box office, the MCU became a world. Many fell in love immediately. Picking the ten best Infinity Saga movies can be tough, but here’s what we think.
10/10 Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Although it is labeled as the third movie Captain America Trilogy, everyone knows civil war Sounds like one The Avengers Movies than anything else. It certainly focuses on the story of Steve saying goodbye to Peggy and being willing to give up his life for his best friend Bucky, but it also introduces us to beloved new characters like Black Panther and Spider-Man. Of course, the main focus of the plot is the tension and division between the Avengers due to the Sokovia Accords. These contracts were written to control the activities of the Avengers and use them as pawns of the government. While Tony supported this oversight, Steve saw the dangers of government agendas. It was praised for its acting and action sequences.
9/10 Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
Spider-Man: Far From Home is the final film of the third installment, making it the final film of The Infinity Saga. It felt like the right choice away from home Close an important chapter of the MCU. This is set right after the event The Avengers: end game, It therefore focuses heavily on Peter’s grief over Tony’s death and the pressure he feels to become the next Iron Man. Tony had always been a father-figure/mentor to Peter, and now that he was gone, he was forced to find his own identity. It doesn’t exactly go as planned, when he is easily fooled by a new character named Mysterio, who reveals his identity to the world. away from home It does a great job of portraying how a child deals with the loss of a loved one.
8/10 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
The second movie of Captain America suffrage, The Winter Soldier, sees Steve Rogers join forces with a new character called Falcon to take down Black Widow and a deadly assassin. Although the two Avengers work for SHIELD, they soon discover that the organization has been infiltrated by HYDRA, and they can trust no one. Everything gets even more complicated when Steve discovers that the deadly killer he is about to catch is his best friend of the faithful-dead, Bucky. Steve quickly changes his agenda from capturing and killing her to saving her. It has some of the most iconic moments of The Infinity Saga, thanks to Sebastian Stan’s wonderful portrayal of the Winter Soldier and the chemistry between him and Chris Evans.
7/10 The Avengers (2012)
2012 was an exciting time for the MCU fanbase. The year marked the first time we got to see our favorite superheroes in one movie: The Avengers. This movie reminds us of a simpler time, when the only enemies were Loki, Thanos and his army. Despite their initial differences, the Avengers are forced to work as a team, retrieve the Tesseract from Loki, and win the Battle of New York. Although the Avengers’ teamwork has not been completely flawless, we can observe the mutual mistrust and suspicion that the group harbors, until they finally learn to trust each other somewhat.
6/10 Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
As Holland’s first film spider man Suffrage, they decided to keep homecoming Something light hearted. Out of all three movies so far, this one shows the most about Peter’s life as a student and a “normal” teenager. We get to see his child-like enthusiasm, curiosity and ambition to help the world and make Tony proud. He falls in love with his classmate and wants to take her to the prom, but soon learns that she is the daughter of an enemy: Vulture. It serves as a great starting point to thoroughly introduce Peter’s character and the direction he will take in future projects.
5/10 Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Guardians of the Galaxy Not only were we introduced to a new team of superheroes we hadn’t met before, but it marked a departure from the MCU’s initial basic approach (per CBR). Yes, Thor is also from another planet, but James Gunn’s movie gave us a new insight into life in the entire universe. And boy, was it a fun one! Although humor has always been present in the MCU, it wasn’t to the extent of Guardians of the Galaxy. provided to us. Our new hero Peter Quill forms a reluctant group of disparate individuals, Gamora, Groot, Rocket and Drax, and they must stop Ronan the Accuser from using the Power Stone. The comedy and soundtrack is flawless.
4/10 Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
You probably already knew this Thor: Ragnarok I had to make a list. This remains a great movie Thor Franchise to date. Taika Waititi made a great choice to strip Thor of his Mjolnir and let us see his worth without his powers. Thanks to new characters Thor, Loki, Hulk, Valkyrie, and we’re introduced to a badass female villain: Hela, Goddess of Death. As the rightful heir to Odin’s throne, she is sworn to rule Asgard, and Thor must stop her deadly advances, destroying Asgard in the process.
3/10 Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Although some were not satisfied with the grand ending of the Thanos story, Avengers: Endgame Still to be added to our list. It served as the grand conclusion to Thanos’ arc in the Infinity Saga and broke several box office records due to the sheer scale of the production and the inclusion of every superhero in the franchise. After Thanos destroyed half of the universe, the Avengers were forced to take back what was left of the team and get rid of him for good. Thanks to time travel being introduced into the plot, dead characters are brought back to life, and we get to see the biggest fight in the history of superhero movies. Although it has a bittersweet ending due to Tony’s death, it felt like the right thing to do.
2/10 Iron Man (2008)
We couldn’t compile this list without including the movie that started it all: iron man. It introduces us to playboy industrialist Tony Stark, who is captured by a terrorist group and builds a suit that helps him escape from a cave. Once back home, he realizes that Stark Industries and its creation of weapons will do the world no good, and instead decides to become Iron Man to help protect it. If it wasn’t for the commercial success of the spectacle, we wouldn’t have the biggest franchises in the world. Everyone, say “Thank you, Robert Downey Jr.”
1/10 Black Panther (2018)
Last but not least, we have to put King T’Challa first. With the recent premiere of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Once again we feel the greatness of Ryan Coogler Black Panther. It took ten years for the MCU to make a non-white superhero-led movie, but at least they got there. The movie focuses on T’Challa, played by the amazing Chadwick Boseman, as he returns to Wakanda to claim the throne, following the events. civil war. But he is soon threatened by a powerful enemy who has the same claim to the throne. Also a first for the MCU, Black Panther Explores institutional racism, colonialism, and many other issues.