We bet you’ve seen the Iron Man movies at least once. Maybe even more than that. But have you ever wondered which order to watch them in? This is a question we are asked by a lot of people, who don’t know where to start with this Marvel movie series. In my opinion, Iron Man movies are best watched from the beginning, but we also understand that some people don’t want their experience spoiled for them beforehand! For those people out there who want to be surprised and see iron man’s story unfold gradually over time without having any spoilers given away – this post will be your guide on what order you should watch all of these iron man movies in to create an epic journey through time.
Since Iron Man was released in 2008, Marvel has been on a roll. They’ve had an iron grip on the industry and their movies have smashed box office records and made billions of dollars at the global box office. With that said, if you’re looking to watch all of these movies but don’t know where to start, this article will guide you through the journey!
Iron Man (2008)
Iconic billionaire playboy philanthropist, genius inventor, and weapons contractor Howard Stark’s son, Tony Stark. When Lt. Col. James Rhodes, the leader of an Iraqi army unit, is given a weapons presentation by Tony Stark, he takes him to his enemy’s territory in Iraq. Tony is attacked by the terrorist group known as A.I.M., which results in what he thought was his death. After rebuilding himself, better than ever with iron-plated armor and an iron heart, Tony takes on a new identity to fight against evil forces who would want to hurt him or see the world destroyed through its misuse of weapons. In Iraq, he uses a rudimentary device to flee from the cave. He resumes working on perfecting the Iron Man suit once he’s back in America. However, a man named Justin Hammer has some evil plans for using Stark Industries’ technology for other purposes.
The first Iron Man movie is the best place to start your journey. It introduces us to iron man and his origins over time. The second Iron Man movie picks up where Iron Man left off, but there are a few times when you might see some spoilers for this one if you watch it right after the first Iron Man movie.
Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Shaun Toub are among the cast members.
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Scientist Bruce Banner journeys the world after surviving a deadly gamma radiation accident in order to find a cure for his inner rage, which transforms him into the Hulk. Despite the fact that he is nearby, Banners must be careful since General Ross and his troops are looking for him and he wants to use his condition to get power. Banner approaches Betty Ross, his former lover, for help; he is running out of time and options. Meanwhile, a new hazard emerges when a power-crazed soldier transforms himself into the Abomination, a terrifying being who looks much like Banner.
Tony makes a brief appearance in the film’s closing minutes, but he has a bigger presence in the post-credits sequence, where he chats with General Thaddeus Ross (William Hurt) and sows more seeds for the future Avengers installments.
Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt are among the cast members.
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Now that Tony Stark has revealed himself to the world as Iron Man, the entire globe is begging for his cutting-edge technology – whether it’s from the US government, weapons manufacturers, or others. In addition to that, a new threat arises from an old friend named Ivan Vanko who has come back to exact revenge on the Stark family. Tony Stark’s life is spiraling out of control as he now struggles with his own personal demons and flirts dangerously close with the idea of being Iron Man – which leads him into confrontation against iron man.
Following a catastrophe that destroys the whole world, rival weapons manufacturer Justin Hammer believes Ivan is the key to surpassing Stark Enterprises after an assault on the Monaco 500. But before government authorities arrive and deprive him of his finest clothes, Tony must figure out how to save himself, reclaim Vanko, and capture Hammer. Can he do it?
The star cast includes Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, and Scarlett Johansson.
The Avengers (2012)
The super-soldier Captain America and the enigmatic Tesseract device have both been recovered by S.H.I.E.L.D. The Tesseract is a doorway to an unknown world known as Asgard, which has recently been discovered by the United States of America’s scientific agency S.H.I.E.L.D. Loki, a strange being from another world, arrives on Earth and thinks he can rule the world. However, S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury takes issue with this attitude. The Tesseract has been taken away by the Asgardian, and Loki’s capture is seen as an act of war against Earth. A desperate Loki uses the Tesseract to open a wormhole above New York City, opening up an army of Chitauri warriors who descend upon the unsuspecting people on Earth’s surface in order to destroy and dominate them.
The only way to stop this is to put together an actual superhero team. Dr. Bruce Banner, who transforms into the Hulk, a huge green monster. Tony Stark with his legendary Iron Man suit. Captain America, the military leader created by Stark Industries. Thor, the god of thunder, the protector of Earth, and Asgard’s king brother Loki. Hawkeye, a master archer, and marksman. Black Widow, the Russian spy with no allegiances to anyone but herself. And lastly, Nick Fury is responsible for assembling this team of misfits together in order to save humanity from Loki and his army of aliens.
The cast includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, and others.
Avengers is one of Marvel’s top series, and its characters are no exception. The Thor movie series, Captain America sequels, and the Hulk movies all have unique stories. If one wants to get a true sense of Marvel’s history, one should watch these films in their correct chronological order.
Avengers Assemble (TV Series 2012–2019)
Which members will live and which ones would perish when the world’s most powerful team of Super Heroes attempts to cohabit under a single roof long enough to preserve the planet from total devastation? The Red Skull and M.O.D.O.K.’s battle for The Avengers’ cosmic cube have taken them to another dimension. The Avengers must pull themselves together in order to defeat both their fearsome foes and the alien Kree armada, who have invaded New York City via a wormhole over Manhattan.
In this universe, there is also Ultimate Spider-Man (2012) and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H (2013). This originally included Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (2015), but it crossed over with Marvel’s Spider-Man (2017). As a result, all of Guardians of the Galaxy was retconned as happening in an alternate dimension.
The stars include Roger Craig Smith, Troy Baker, Fred Tatasciore, and Travis Willingham.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Tony Stark is having trouble sleeping because he is working on a new prototype of the Iron Man armature for over 72 hours. He also remembers a strange encounter with Swiss genetic scientist Maya Hansen in Bern, Switzerland, on one occasion where he mocked his fanatic, Aldrich Killian, on New Year’s Eve 1999. The terrorist Mandarin believes that the attempts being broadcast on television are the product of explosions in Los Angeles. After a deadly explosion severely wounds Tony Stark’s bodyguard and friend, Happy Hogan, the Mandarin challenges him and offers his home address. Fortunately, he survives the attack by Mandarin and awakens in Tennessee. However, three helicopters attack his home, and he loses everything but his prototype, which awakens him in Tennessee. Tony attempts to utilize the faulty prototype, but he quickly discovers that a past event from 1999 is related to today’s terrorist assaults.
Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce are among the cast.
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
After a successful attack on a HYDRA facility, Tony Stark and Bruce Banner build an Artificial Intelligence called Ultron, a peacekeeping program intended to assist the Avengers in defending the globe from their foes. However, when Ultron views humanity as a risk and sets out to destroy it along with the Avengers, everything goes horribly wrong. The Avengers, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, the Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye must reassemble in order to prevent Ultron from wreaking havoc. Aside from this, the Avengers must also battle Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch as well as the new entity called Vision. After discovering a power beyond their comprehension, the Avengers have to stop Ultron, a technological enemy bent on wiping out life on Earth.
The cast includes Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), and others.
If you’re a fan of Iron Man movies then you must know that Iron Man is a Marvel movie and currently, Marvel has 26 movies, and new ones are being released every year. In addition, all these movies have characters and events in common. To prevent losing track of what is happening in the series, we recommend you to watch all Marvel movies in their correct sequence.
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
In this superhero action-adventure, the inhabitants of the Marvel Universe are compelled to choose sides when Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) go head-to-head over ideological differences. After a mission in Lagos ends with numerous civilian deaths, the Avengers are asked to sign a treaty that would force them to obey a United Nations panel. As a result, Cap reluctantly agrees to become “Director of Intelligence,” although Stark (aka Iron Man) and the rest of the Avengers push him to agree. Because he feels guilty about his own past recklessness, Stark (aka Iron Man) pressures Captain America to accept the arrangement; nevertheless, Captain America is afraid that if the Avengers were run by the United Nations, their personal ideologies might clash with the organizations’.
The cast includes Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan.
Spider-Man has always been there with other superheroes in Avengers and played an important part in the Avengers series. Spider-Man movies in sequence are a must-watch if you want to know his story before joining the Avengers.
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Peter Parker, the fifteen-year-old sophomore and Tony Stark’s apprentice finds himself returning to Queens, New York, attempting to balance high school with his superhero identity. With his mentor on pins and needles, hoping to get a chance to prove himself as an official Avenger, Iron Man keeps Peter on a short leash, concerned that one of these days the kid may bite off more than he can chew. Then, the Vulture, a winged super-criminal with Chitauri weapons on his shoulders, appears. Parker sees his arrival as a golden opportunity to show that he has what it takes to join the Earth’s mightiest superhero team. Is Spider-Man prepared to be more than just the neighborhood’s friendly web-slinging protector?
Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei are among the cast.
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Thanos, the enraged titan in this film, begins his quest for the universe’s most powerful commodity, the Infinity Stones. Thanos sent three of his best men called Proxima Midnight, Ebony Maw, and Cull Obsidian who were told to take the Time Stone from Doctor Strange. Doctor Strange was able to use it to restore Vision’s mind- even though Corvus Glaive broke it. But they could not get the Time Stone from him so they left.
Doctor Strange was able to make Thanos disappear by using the Time Stone but he could not use it for himself because if you go back in time, your current self will fade away which means Doctor Strange would have died at his own hands. Spider-Man and Iron Man tried their best against Ebony Maw until they were swallowed into a portal in which they were saved by Doctor Strange.
Thor, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot went to Nidavellir where they found Eitri who was the dwarf that created Thor’s hammer (Mjolnir). He had his hands removed after Thanos destroyed it because he made something for him in exchange for sparing his people but he did not. He made a weapon for them which is powerful enough to kill Thanos and his children, the Black Order.
The cast includes Josh Brolin as Thanos, Robert Downey JrChris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans (Captain America), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow).