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Marvel Timeline Part-1
Ant Man (2015)
Ant-man is the fifth character to be introduced in a Solo movie followed by Hulk, Iron man, Captain America, and Thor. This character got a stand-alone movie due to the significance of the Ant-man suit in the past of the marvel cinematic universe.
The former user of the Ant-man suit Hank Pym was the member of the shield in the late 80s’ with his wife Jannet as the Wasp who played the role of both scientists creating the Pym particles and being a spy for the shield. Hank Pym wanted to stop his inventions not to be traded with the terrorist organization called the Ten ring. Thus he chooses Scot Lang, a thief as the net Ant-man against the antagonist the Yellow Jacket who has a similar suit as Ant-man.
This movie also introduces the idea of the quantum realm which leads the marvel to introduce the multiverse. The post-credit scene shows how the Ant-man was becoming part of the avengers by the acquaintance of Falcon along with Hope becoming the wasp.
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
This movie is one of the major turning points in the story. After the events of Sokovia, Tony’s mind is plagued with fear and doubts. While most of the world praised the avengers for saving them, the government authorities thought the avengers has way too much power on their hands and tries to control them.
Tony accepts this idea while Captain outright rejects this as he thinks everyone should get his or her own choice. This creates a dispute between them. This is further aggravated when Bucky’s mind is controlled by a victim from Sokovia, Zemo who lost his wife and children. In a big event, a bomb kills Wakanda president T’chaka. When further investigated it is seen that bucky planted the bomb.
Captain America believes Bucky is innocent and helps him while tony thinks otherwise. Captain America and Tony build their team and face off with each other. Captain America and Bucky escape as they go to the place where Zemo is. Tony tracks them down intending to help them but loses it when he sees that Bucky killed his parents. Tony then fights both Bucky and Captain America. Tony loses and demands the Captains’s shield back stating he is no longer worthy of his Father’s(Howard Stark) Creation.
This movie has two major iconic fight scenes which are a treat for the eyes and also introduces two major characters Tom Holland’s Friendly neighbourhood Spiderman and Black Panther of Wakanda. Later in the post-credits its seen that Captain America and bucky hide in Wakanda
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Would anyone ever forget the Tobey Maguire version of Spiderman produced by the Sony pictures. When Spiderman was first introduced in the Marvel cinematic universe, it was necessary to give him a proper introduction providing the base. Hence the friendly neighborhood Spiderman was seen in action for his stand-alone movie which occurs just after the incidents of the Civil War, showcasing the abilities of Peter Parker in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
In this movie Spiderman has to fight one of the popular comic villain Vulture who develops a suit from the leftovers of the alien technology left by the dead Chitauri army during the events of Avengers. He was then able to sell the weapons illegally to other organizations.
Peter, accidentally discovers the following events and tries to stop Vulture. During his actions, he ruins the respect that he had from his mentor Stark eventually losing the suit made by Stark for Peter. Later he realizes that it was all him rather than the suit made by Stark, thus proving the friendly neighborhood Spiderman worthy enough to be an Avenger at the end.
Doctor Strange (2016)
Doctor strange is the sixth character introduced directly in a stand-alone movie representing Dr. Stephen Strange as the protagonist, a well-known and a successful neurosurgeon with fame and money faces an accident damaging the nerves of his finger resulting in a full stop to his career.
In search of a cure to his disabilities, he found there are things beyond Science explained by the Sorcerer Supreme, the Ancient one dropping ideologies on Science. Dr. Strange starts gaining knowledge on mystical arts to cure his disabilities.
This is the movie where the Fifth Infinity Stone is followed by the Space stone, Power stone, Mind stone, and Reality stone, the Time stone is introduced as Eye Agamotto which has the potential to manipulate Time by will. This movie also introduces the possibility of a Multiverse where a dark entity named Dormammu from the dark dimension tries to conquer Earth.
At a point, Dr. strange has to choose whether to cure his disability or to save the world he chooses to fight against the dark entity by bargaining the safety of earth and for the release of Dormammu from an infinite time loop created by the Time stone.
This movie was a complete success with the plot twist in marvel universe introducing the possibility of a Multiverse.
Black Panther (2018)
Black Panther was introduced in Captain America- Civil War followed by the death of T’challa’s father, being the king of the disguised most civilized community in the kingdom of Wakanda. It is an African country with high-tech that they don’t want to share their resources with the other world.
This movie got global recognition with the best villain act the Killmonger portrayed by Michel B Jordan, Also with the original soundtrack that has received the academic award of the year. The movie doesn’t have any direct link to the mainstream story, its around the Wakanda nation, their culture, and the fight between the brothers due to family grudge.
Still, this movie became a surprise since it became the war zone in the upcoming war against the mad titan. The Post-credit shows the Winter-Soldier Bucky under the medication of the people of Wakanda.
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
This movie unlike its predecessors had a different feel the directors concentrated more on humor rather than a serious story but this movie still had its moments. In this movie, Thor fights Surtur in the opening scene and takes his head as a trophy to Asgard only to find that Loki, his half brother, has taken over Asgard disguised as Odin.
When Thor and Loki start searching for Odin they meet Dr. Strange who sends them to their father’s location. Odin says his time has come and hands over the reign to Thor. When Odin dies, their Evil sister Hela, The Goddess of Death, gets released from Prison. Hela breaks Thor’s hammer and throws Loki and Thor into an unknown planet run by The Grand Master, an Elder.
Thor meets Hulk on the planet. Then together with them, they save Asgard from Hela, but in the process they destroy Asgard. Asgardians escape in a space ship.
In the post Credits, Thanos’ Ship comes to invade the Asgardian ship. This movie had a different refreshing feel to it. It introduced another Elder of the universe and a funny character Korg.
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
The culmination of a 10-year journey started with this film. This movie served as a sequel for the final movie Avengers: Endgame. Thanos, The Mad Titan, sets out to find the infinity stones by himself. He confronts Thor gets the Space stone from him then kills Loki.
Ebony Maw and Cull Obsidian are sent after time stone where they fight with Tony Stark and Dr. Strange where Dr. Strange is captured by Ebony Maw. Iron Man and Spiderman follows them to save Dr. Strange.
The battle between Thanos and Iron man is mindblowing as Tony alongside Dr. Strange, Spiderman and the Guardians of the galaxy go toe to toe with them. But Thanos being the mighty Titan with 3 infinity stones comes out on top. Thanos then proceeds to take the mind stone, the final piece from Wakanda. The battle between Thanos’ army and Wakandians ensure Thanos gets the upper hand pops the Mind stone out off visions head and places it on the infinity gauntlet.
Thor with his new Weapon comes to seek revenge on the Mad Titan and injures him severely but The Mad Titan despite being injured heavily, whispers ‘You should have gone for the head’ and snaps thus ending exactly half of the life in the entire universe.
The film then finishes with most of the superheroes turning into dust. The post-credits scene shows the disappearance of Nick Fury and him calling Captain Marvel for help.
Ant Man and The Wasp (2018)
After the incident of civil war, Scott lang aka Ant-man was supposed to be home arrest due to the crime that he committed along with the Captain’s team. The timeline of this movie is just for the occurrence of the infinity war.
Hank Pym was so desperate to locate the position of Jannet her wife since Scott lang was able to successfully return from the quantum realm, Hank had a major expectation on bringing back his wife from the quantum realm. In the past, he has tried to open a portal failing and affecting Ava star later known as the Ghost antagonist of the movie, she was affected by the quantum field such that her cells get disoriented allowing her to get invisible and phase at the same time.
Pym was successfully able to locate the position of Jannet in the quantum field and bring back her from the quantum realm also saving the condition of Ava Starr showing the possibility of a cure for so many disabilities using the quantum particles.
The post-credit explains the catastrophic followed by the snap of Thanos affecting the whole word by turning Hank, his wife, and Hope into ashes at the same time.
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Followed by the events of Infinity War, the losses and the destruction of 50% of the world population were not easy. Stark and Nebula got stuck in space. Stark on the brink of death is saved by Captain Marvel. When Stark returns to Earth he blames Captain America for not being there when the World needed him the most.
Then the movie has a time lapse for 5 years. The world is dishearted as everyone lost a loved one to the snap. The Universe tries to cope up with the loss. The avengers still trying to figure out a way to fix all this. That’s when Ant-man (Scott lang) gets out of the Quantum realm aged only 5 hours. When he reaches the Avengers mansion Black Widow is surprised and calls Captain America.
Scott explains how Time is different down there and says that Time Travel is possible. Captain America and Black Widow tries to bring Tony back to help them create the time machine. But in the last 5 years Tony built his own life, his family and did not want to jeopardize that, so he outright refused them. But deep inside Tony still wanted to bring back Peter Parker.
Tony runs a number of iterations and finally develops the theory of the time machine which allows them to travel back in time. Genius Hulk and Tony together devices the Time Machine and once after everything is setup, the remaining Avengers and Guardians of the galaxy set out to retrieve the infinity stones to bring half of the universe back.
In the following events, Black Widow sacrifices herself for the Soul stone and Captain America sees Peggy. During this time Thanos from the past comes to know of their plans and captures the Future Legit Nebula. After extracting information, Thanos plans to wipe out the entire universe and recreate the universe from scratch.
Avengers, After retrieving all the stones Hulk uses the new gauntlet to snap and bring back the people. However, this does not last for long as Thanos from the past comes back to fight the avengers. The avengers make a final epic stand against Thanos with Captain America saying the famous words ‘Avengers Assemble’.
Tony finally ends War by sacrificing himself to do the snap. After a tribute for Tony, the old Avengers retire and the new Avengers take their place. And finally, Cap goes back to return the infinity stones but does not return and spends his life with Peggy. The Steve Rogers hands over his Vibranium shield to Falcon.
The movie has no Post-Credits as this is the endgame except the iconic “Hammer Tinking Sound from Iron Man I” . This movie is a fitting end to a 10-year journey leaving all audiences happy and tears with Tony and Scarlett’s Death.
Avengers: Endgame is currently the highest-grossing film of all time crossing avatar.
Spiderman: Far From Home (2019)
Spiderman: Far From Home is the best aftereffect start for the events in the end game. After the resurrection of half the population that was annihilated by Thanos, the whole world was coming back to normal except the hero who saved the world was no more!! The friendly neighborhood Spiderman is now back to school with his friends.
Surprisingly the events of the past 5 years weren’t changed, hence the one who survived the snap had been living their life for 5 years they call it a glitch. All the suffering came to an end with everybody going back to normal daily life. Spiderman gets the possession of E.D.I.T.H made by Stark to Peter to help everyone during any hurdles. Then there comes a new problem with weird satellite readings leading to the introduction of the hero Mysterio, Oops the Villain Mysterio.
He claimed to be coming from an alternate universe along with him he clams the five elemental gods of destruction, and have to stop them with the help of spider man. Eventually, he cheated Peter to get control over E.D.I.T.H to take revenge over tony who didn’t respect his work. Peter figures out what is happening and destroys the plan made by Mysterio, As the name suggests everything he created was a fantas,. With augmented reality projection and real-life weapons creating a mass destructor made to save people’s lives.
The post-credit scene shows the identity of the spider man and accusing him of the destruction caused, dropping fan’s jaws what happens in the next phase.
This is the end of this Phase, the next phase of movies are scheduled for release and make sure to visit back again to know more facts and figures.