The billionaire-playboy-philanthropist Tony Stark is forced to build a super-suit after being captured by terrorists in Afghanistan. This is the film that launched the Marvel cinematic juggernaut.
Marvel Cinematic Universe
Marvel breathed new life into the superhero genre with the release of Iron Man in 2008 and they have been building on their momentum ever since. While Marvel films have shot all over the world, they eventually settled in Atlanta as their home base. Much of the information on this page is thanks to the wonderful work of Jovial Jay Shepard at MCU Location Scout.
Tony is threatened when his biggest rival teams up with an enemy of his father while the government seeks a way to use the Iron Man technology.
The third Iron Man film introduces the mysterious Mandarin who is causing people to spontaneously combust and waging a war against Stark.
The first Thor film finds Thor making some bad decisions and having to visit small-town Earth to regain his hammer.
Thor and Jane fights against the Dark Elves for control over a powerful artifact.
Thor finds himself trapped on a strange world after Odin's death leads to the return of his long banished sister, the Goddess of Death, who plans to conquer the universe.
Steve Rogers undergoes an experimental procedure that turns him into the super-soldier and American hero Captain America during World War II.
Steve Rogers and Natasha Romanov are forced on the run after uncovering some sinister S.H.I.E.L.D. secrets.
The Avengers end up fighting amongst themselves when the world governments demand oversight and Bucky resurfaces.
The first superhero team-up movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe pits the Avengers against Loki and the Chitauri.
The Avengers must face off against an enemy of their own making.
Heroes from all over must team up to stop the terrible Thanos from acquiring the Infinity Stones and killing half the universe.
In a universe that has irreparably changed, the remaining Avengers search for a way to recover what has been lost.
Guardians of the Galaxy
Peter Quill, kidnapped from Earth as a child, finds himself joining with some other intergalactic criminals to prevent a fanatical warlord from gaining control of a dangerous item capable of destroying planets.
The Guardians are chased across the galaxy by some angry gold assholes Rocket pissed off, Nebula and Gamora have a tense reunion, and Peter meets his daddy.
A thief straight out of prison is recruited by a scientist to prevent the misuse of the dangerous technology he developed.
Hope and her father recruit Scott again to help with an ambitious plan to rescue her mother from the Quantum Realm but they find themselves hunted by zealous FBI agents, a group of tech thieves, and a woman who can pass through solid matter.
Peter Parker is trying to find his place as a superhero while dealing with high school when he identifies someone selling dangerous alien weaponry to criminals.
Peter Parker just wants to have a normal class trip with his friends where he can confess his feelings for MJ but Spidey problems keep getting in the way.
Blind lawyer uses his heightened sense and martial arts prowess to fight against injustice in Hell's Kitchen.
Jessica Jones, a superpowered private detective, fights against her past trauma when an old foe returns.
The bulletproof hero Luke Cage moves to Harlem and finds himself engaged in a battle for the heart of the neighborhood after the death of a beloved figure.
The embodiment of white privilege returns from a trip in Asia to prove that he is better at martial arts than any actual Asian people.
The heroes of Manhattan team up to defeat the sinister forces of the Hand.
Frank Castle takes out his deadly form of justice on the people responsible for the death of his family.
A team for S.H.I.E.L.D. runs missions trying to contain dangerous objects and people with powers.
The continuing stories of Agent Peggy Carter carving her own place within the Strategic Scientific Reserve after the war.
A group of kids discover that their parents aren't such upstanding citizens and that they themselves might be more then they appear.
Two teenagers living different lives are drawn together by their linked superpowers and shared trauma.
T'Challa returns to his homeland to take up the mantle of king after his father's death but finds his nation in peril when an old foe returns and old secrets are revealed.
A Kree soldier begins recovering memories of a life she never knew on the planet Earth and begins a journey to become Earth's mightiest hero.
While on the run after the signing of the Sokovia Accords, Natasha is drawn back into old family drama.