Marvel Movie Tier List: All Marvel Movies Ranked

This is our ranking of all MCU movies released so far.

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Or maybe it is your fate that you are accidentally here through Google. We will be discussing the most interesting as well as less interesting movies produced by the Marvel studios. Basically, we are providing you with our Marvel Movie Tier list 2023 so that you can be aware of the characters, genre, and a lot more, and pick some best masterpieces to watch.

Key Points

  • There are a total of 23 entries in our article.
  • Each entry is ranked on the basis of their popularity and fanbase.
  • You will observe Avengers: Endgame, Avengers: Infinity War, and Thor: Ragnarok in higher ranks.
  • Among the lowest are Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Hulk, and Thor: The Dark World.


Before we dive any further, the following table shows the rank of all movies.

S RankA RankB RankC RankD Rank
Avengers: EndgameSpiderman: Homecoming
Captain MarvelThe Hulk
Thor: The Dark World
Avengers: Infinity WarCaptain America: The First AvengerCaptain America: The Winter Soldier
Thor: RagnarokBlack Panther (2018)
Spiderman: No Way HomeThor
Ironman 3
Ant-man and The Wasp
Guardians of The Galaxy Vol.02
Guardians of The Galaxy: Unique Marvel Movie
Spiderman: Far From Home
Doctor Strange
The Avengers
Captain America: Civil War
Black Widow

Continue reading to learn more.

S Tier

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S Tier.

In the S-tier we will be ranking those movies that are must-watch for you once in a lifetime. Some topics are the talk of the town, everywhere people are talking about it. Whether it is social media or your friends in person. But, what if you are not part of that topic? or you are unable to understand that, what they are talking about. We are sure that at this point you will suffer from FOMO.

Avengers: Endgame

In marvel movie order, avengers endgame is 23rd on the list. It is that movie in history that rakes in money. All the superheroes were combined together on the big screen in this movie. We can figure out from the name “endgame” that it is referring to the extinction of something. The fans were so excited to see all their favorite superheroes together in one single movie.

There were a lot of twists and turns, and a lot more. We can see the end of a time period for the Marvel cinematic universe in the endgame. The plot which started and took twists and turns in twenty-two movies ended here. Often, it is argued among the fans whether Avengers: infinity war is best or Avengers: Endgame. It was very hard to decide about both the movies which are the best but, we drew a conclusion that both deserve to lie in the S-tier on the Marvel movie list.

IMDb Rating 8.4
Director Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Box Office $2.798B

Avengers: Infinity War

In Marvel movie order it is 22nd on the list. This movie was nominated in 100 best movies for empire magazines. It is a truly big achievement. There is not one, two, or three, but several reasons that come together and make avengers: infinity war the best movie.

This movie showed a meetup of all the Avengers with guardians of the galaxy. This was very good to see on screen. The dangerous villain Thanos was introduced in this movie. Introduced in a sense that we can properly see his performance that how dangerous he is and what are his characteristics.

It is not that we were seeing Thanos for the first time in Avengers: Infinity but the way he appeared in this movie was something different, as it was different than his usual appearance. This movie was a great inspiration for the film industry as well as mainstream culture. The marvel movie lineup after this was Avengers: Endgame.

IMDb Rating 8.4
Director Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Box Office $2.052B

Thor: Ragnarok

The third movie which we are going to rank in the Marvel Movie Tier list 2023 is Thor: Ragnarok. It is one of the biggest projects in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It is very sad to see that a movie like this is underrated in many places. But, if one does a lot of research then he will come to know that it deserves better.

Apart from research, you should definitely watch this marvel movie by yourself. There are many reasons that make this a must-watch movie. You can also consider it the best marvel movie to start with. In Marvel movie order it is 20th on the list.

The character of  Thor was misunderstood in the dark world. Because it was considered the worst Marvel movie. But you can say that Thor’s character is completely changed in Thor: Ragnarok.  For other Marvel movies, you need to understand the backstory of the world, what was happening, what has happened, and what is going to happen. you cannot focus on these movies as a new viewer.

IMDb Rating 7.9
Director Taika Waititi
Box Office $854M

Spiderman: No Way Home

In Marvel movie order it is 27th on the list. In this series of Spiderman, Peter Parker came back to complete his further studies. He is frustrated and annoyed because now his identity is revealed in front of his loved ones, and the people associated with him are facing issues due to this reason. Spider-man has asked Doctor Stephen Strange to help him in a way that nobody will ever be able to recognize him as Spiderman.

Basically, he wants to hide his identity as Spiderman again to make everything normal. Spidey’s bad luck! The spell has skewed as he attempted to make some changes in the spell to make sure that it is working. It is one of the best marvel movies that one must watch.

IMDb Rating 8.2
Director Jon Watts
Box Office $1.196B

Iron Man 3

In Marvel movie order this movie is 9th on the list. Ironman 3 was important to understand tony stark’s properly from every aspect. When the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) started with the release of iron man 3, at that time character of Tony Stark was perceived as a selfish and arrogant person but later on, his true character was unfolded to the viewers.

As all of us have noticed one common thing about iron man’s character his humor is fantastic, so how is this possible that it is Ironman’s solo movie and it does not include humor in it? Iron man 3 is a perfect combination of action, adventure, and humor. The best part of this movie is an unexpected entry of a new villain introduced named Mandarin. You should watch Ironman 3 to enjoy this twist by yourself. The marvel movie lineup after this one was Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

IMDb Rating 7.3
Director Shane Black
Box Office $1.215B

Iron Man

In Marvel movie order it is 3rd on the list. Ironman is the main member and superhero of the marvel cinematic universe (MCU). Tony Stark is the person to build up the marvel gang. Kudos to Ironman that he gave us a chance to see all of our favorite superheroes together on a good mission against evil. The action sequences in the series of Ironman films are epic.

The interesting thing about the series of Ironman is the improvisation of advanced technologies in its suits. It is another debate that which ironman’s suit is best. Just like viewers argue about Iron man, Ironman 2, and Ironman 3 that which part is the best, they also argue about his suits.

IMDb Rating 7.9
Director Jon Favreau
Box Office $585.8M

Ant-Man And The Wasp

As per the Marvel movie timeline, it is the 21st on the list. Relatively this movie is less fierce than other marvel movies and so is the character of ant-man. This movie is more on the funny side which can be enjoyed by the whole family. If you are in a bad mood and want to see a movie that is a combination of comedy and some action then ant-man and the wasp is the perfect option for you.

The audience who adores the character of Captain Marvel will surely love the superheroine introduced in this movie as The Wasp. She teams up with Ant-man and steals the show by using his superpowers of taking a flight and kicking the enemies in a different way. You should watch this movie to change your bad mood. This is indeed a good movie that is why we have ranked it in the S-tier. Also, it is the best Marvel movie to start with, along with other movies.

IMDb Rating 7
Director Peyton Reed
Box Office $622.7M

Guardians of The Galaxy Vol.02

As per the Marvel movie timeline, it is the 12th on the list. The first volume of Guardian of the Galaxy was loved a lot by marvel’s audience. It made a lot of money like other blockbuster Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)’s franchises. So, Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 is also considered a movie worth watching. The visual effects and colors in this movie are too satisfactory.

This sequel is done in a perfect way as a good sequel must be done. Creating a perfect sequel in the movie which includes a large number of characters is very difficult but fortunately, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.02 managed to do it. You should definitely watch this movie once.

IMDb Rating 7.6
Director James Gunn
Box Office $863.8M

Guardians of The Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy was released on Thursday, 31st July 2014. The cast is this movie by Marvel cinematic universe (MCU) was outstanding, which includes Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and Dave Bautista. It is very hard to relate superheroes to ordinary people or the common man. Because common people live a normal life with no special superpowers at all.

But, if we look at the qualities of superheroes, then from the word it is clear that these are heroes with extraordinary powers within themselves. Interestingly, Peter Quill was a common man with no special powers.

It was very easy to understand the characters of this movie. The audience’s time was not wasted in explaining the useless details about each character in this movie, only the detail about the whole team was provided that how all the members of the team met each other, and what are their mission. Some of the movies in which the origin of the characters is not explained are not that much entertaining because you want to know the backstory out of curiosity.

IMDb Rating 8
Director James Gunn
Box Office $773.3M

Spiderman: Far From Home 

As per the Marvel movie timeline, it is the 24th on the list. It is the best Marvel movie ranked. It is a very entertaining and fun movie. Viewers were perfectly able to understand the plot and message of this movie in a proper manner. There is a sudden change in the personality of Spider-man after the death of Tony Stark, but accepting this whole change after only 1 movie was very difficult for the majority of viewers.

Peter Parker is trying to become Tony Stark, which means that iron man’s character started to take dominance over Spider-man’s character, and this left a totally different impression on the viewers as it was a solo movie for Spider-man.

In Spider-man far from home, Peter Parker is taking too long to understand what will be the next move of the villain. In simple words, it is a movie worth watching. This may be considered as the best marvel movie to start with so that your interest in marvel movies will start to develop as spiderman is such a popular character.

IMDb Rating 7.4
Director Jon Watts
Box Office $1.132B

Doctor Strange

As per the Marvel movie timeline, it is the 19th on the list. There is not a single excuse for which you don’t want to watch Doctor Strange. Like other Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) franchises, this is also a blockbuster movie. The story of doctor Strange revolves around a pretentious surgeon Stephen Strange. He was badly wounded in an accident due to which he was not able to continue his duty as a doctor.

This thing was bothering him a lot and he was in search of a solution. Doctor Stephen Strange badly wanted to find a cure. While searching for a cure he reached a Nepali temple and got to meet a mystic there named Tilda Swinton. We do not want to give you spoilers, this was just a glimpse of how the story started, you should watch this as well as it is one of the best Marvel movies.

The effects use in the different scenes of this movie are out of the world, one top effect was used in the rotating corridor scene. The humor touch added in this movie is smartly scripted. The cast of this movie performed so well.

IMDb Rating 7.5
Director Scott Derrickson
Box Office $677.8M


From our point of view, Ant-man is an underrated movie, and this has happened because initially, Ant-man was not part of avengers so the fans of avengers did not feel like watching it with much interest as compared to other Marvel franchises. Despite being the unfamiliar solo character, with the passage of time, ant-man managed to make a place in the hearts of Marvel movie viewers. There must be some reason that this movie did well in the end.

We can not disclose all the reasons to spoil your fun, but definitely, some of the general reasons will be discussed in our Marvel Movie Tier list. As per the Marvel movie timeline, it is the 14th on the list.

Ant-man is moving in another direction like other marvel movies as other MCU franchises are linked with Stark and SHIELD. But in the opening scenes of this marvel movie, we can clearly figure out that Hank Pym was not interested in working with Howard Stark and SHIELD. The ending of ant-man can be declared as one of the best marvel movie action scenes, and it is worth watching.

IMDb Rating 7
Director Peyton Reed
Box Office $622.7M

The Avengers

The Avengers is a marvel movie in which viewers saw a big fight between two teams. As usual on one side there was a Marvellous team of our marvel superheroes and those heroes were; Tony Stark/Ironman, Steve Rogers/Captain America, Bruce Banner/Hulk, Thor, and Hawkeye, while on another side there was a megalomaniac, power-mad, and cranky Loki, the brother of Thor.

It is a rollercoaster of emotions, action, adventure, and much more. One thing most interesting and captivating about this movie is that all characters are played by big and successful stars, or you can name them as our favorite marvel movie characters. It is fascinating and alluring that despite the fact that this movie has several superheroes, each hero managed to show his signature scenes and powers. This was the main reason that people loved it a lot. As per the Marvel movie timeline, it is the 7th on the list.

IMDb Rating 8
Director Joss Whedon
Box Office $1.519B

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War is the best-testing marvel movie. It is a common fact that you will be attracted more towards that movie in which you find well-known and familiar faces because you have some kind of emotional attachment with these characters. You will enjoy this movie very much because there are most of the popular and familiar marvel movie characters in this movie. Captain America is one of the most enthralling characters in the Marvel cinematic universe franchise and so is his series.

The relationship between Captain America and Iron man has always been inimical throughout the series, and in this movie, you can see the peak of the antagonistic relationship between Tony Stark (Iron man) and Steve Rogers (Captain America). But the respect that both the marvel characters have for each other cannot be ignored at any point. This is the other thing that their opinions differ from each other, but it does not mean that they do not respect each other. And, seeing their relationship like this catches the viewer’s attention.

IMDb Rating 7.8
Director Anthony Russo
Box Office $1.153B

Black Widow

The black widow is also as entertaining as the other Marvel movies. The audience even considers it as one of the best Marvel movies ever, so we felt like ranking it in the S-tier. You may be wondering why. To be honest, you will find the answer to this question after you have watched the movies included in the C-tier and D-tier, after this, you will be able to discover why we ranked it in A-tier.

Along with the fact that it is not a boring movie, it is also engrossing, so can you imagine how it feels like when the movie is long but not boring? Therefore, it is considered the best marvel movie ranked.

IMDb Rating 6.7
Director Cate Shortland
Box Office $379.8M

A Tier

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A Tier.

In the A-tier, we are going to rank those Marvel cinematic universe (MCU) franchises that are so admirable. These are the movies that are below the S-tier but still considered good movies. You must also watch the marvel movies which are ranked in our A-tier movie list.

Spiderman: Homecoming

This is the best marvel movie ranked in the A-tier. Spiderman is the top favorite, famous, and popular Marvel movie character. Many fans, especially the kids adore this character a lot. Then there is nothing new to hearing that the Spiderman series is loved by a lot of viewers.

But as compared to the whole spiderman series the rank of spiderman: homecoming is the lowest of all. The performances of both hero and villain; Tom Holland and Michael Keaton are heavenly exceptional. Spiderman: Homecoming was the most awaited series of all. We must appreciate Peter Parker’s performance that he gave in this movie. When we saw him in other movies like civil war, there he seem to be the superhero who is most likely to be attacked. But, in this solo movie, his performance remained out of the world. He possessed a strong and bold character, facing the villain with full courage.

IMDb Rating 7.4
Director Jon Watts
Box Office $880..2M

Captain America: The First Avenger

It is also the best marvel movie ranked in the list. The next movie ranked on A-tier in our marvel movie list is Captain America: The First Avenger. It is a movie with the following genres; fantasy, action, and adventure. The story of Captain America begins after his rejection from the American force.

He joined forces with Peggy Carter and Bucky Barnes to fight against the HYDRA organization backed by Nazis. Captain America possesses a good physical and moral character. The characters in this movie and their acting is truly a treat to watch. It may be true that it is an enjoyable movie.

IMDb Rating 6.9
Director Joe Johnston
Box Office $370.6M

Black Panther 

As far as the character of Black Panther is considered, it is one of the best marvel movie characters. It is a Blockbuster produced by Marvel Studios and Marvel cinematic universe (MCU). Undoubtedly, we can say that black panther is the first MCU film that asserts to be an utterance of a specific director’s voice.

The director Ryan Coogler can proudly claim that the black panther is a creation with no flaws at all. It is the most crucial Marvel movie to date because of several reasons. Black Panther is the best marvel movie ranked on A-Tier in our marvel movie list.

It is very inspiring that all the marvel movie characters in this film are black. The fact that the superheroes in this film consist of a black cast left a very positive impact on the people. This iconic movie is very close to the hearts of its viewers because people in the real world can relate to it in many ways. Needless to say that the costume designing, editing, and filming, in simple words everything in Marvel movies are up to date and their budgets are very high.

IMDb Rating 7.3
Director Ryan Coogler
Box Office $1.382B


If you are a teenage girl or boy, then you should consider this movie to watch. In fact, it is one of the best Marvel movies to start with for teenagers because this perfectly fits the choice of its teenage fans. The start of the movie is so good and so is the end, it passes to meet the expectations of its audiences. If you are tired of watching the same pace of marvel movies then it is a must-watch for you. It is also the best marvel movie ranked in the A-tier.

IMDb Rating 7
Director Kenneth Branagh
Box Office $449.3M

B Tier

The average ones
B Tier.

We are going to rank those movies in the B-tier that do not fall in a must-watch category but watching them is also not totally a waste of time. There is nothing bad in considering watching the movies included in B-tier. Excited to know the B-tier movies? You must be! So let’s start ranking.

Captain Marvel: Marvel Movie introducing the first MCU superheroine

Captain Marvel is a movie with a vast genre that consists of Sci-fi, action, adventure, and action. People love this movie more because of Carol Danver’s character. She possesses a strong character and knows how and when to take a smart move. Her willpower is so strong that even in hard situations she knows that she can face everything and make her way out.

There are many reasons you should definitely watch this movie once. The duo of Captain Marvel and Nick Fury is so overwhelming, the chemistry between both of them is so good and remarkable. In Captain Marvel, we saw a different side of Nick  Fury. Usually, he is a person with serious nature and intense personality, but here the duo of Nick Fury and Captain Marvel gives comedic vibes.

If you will watch this movie you will get to know a lot about Fury’s character. The scene where Fury got to meet the stray cat is the funniest scene, and there Nick Fury was acting way too different. Many layers of surprises are filled in the cat’s character, but you should watch it by yourself to discover all the layers. The fight scenes between Skrull and Kree add more spice to the movie.

IMDb Rating 6.8
Director Anna Boden, Nia DaCosta and Ryan Fleck
Box Office $1.131B

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Undoubtedly, Captain America: The Winter Soldier deserves to be ranked in B-Tier in the Marvel Movie Tier list 2023. It is somewhat a different film in the marvel cinematic universe as the tone used in it is very serious. Now marvel movies are practicing adding some funny scenes in the movie to change the tone. But Captain America: The winter soldier is a very intense movie that engages the viewer all the time in crucial scenes. The action scenes practiced in this Marvel movie are extremely appreciable, these are choreographed and practiced so well.

If we talk about the political structures in the film, then these are according to the modern era. Our modern audiences can perfectly fit into this structure and can understand it with ease. The fact that is mostly loved by its viewers is that despite being a superhero, Steve Rogers (Captain America) was balancing other relationships so well. His loyalty and love for his people are remarkable. This marvel movie has another level of impact relatively. We can say that it has changed the way how the marvel cinematic universe (MCU) used to be.

IMDb Rating 7.8
Director Anthony Russo
Box Office $714.4M

C Tier

below average
C Tier.

The marvel movies which we are going to rank in the C-tier are not truly entertaining. These movies were not up to the expectations of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)’s audiences, The viewers were expecting a lot from these marvel movies but unfortunately, their expectations were drowned like titanic.

The Hulk

The Hulk can neither be considered the best marvel movie to start with nor a movie to even watch. Viewers don’t look at this movie as a marvel movie because it does not seem to be. It is more like the movies related to dangerous giants and monsters. Hulk is only good for side jokes and his monster-like moves. It was not a good idea of making his debut as a solo superhero.

Because usually, marvel movie characters (superheroes) are totally different from hulk. The Marvel fans enjoy seeing action that is more related to sci-fi, not the action that Hulk does. If you personally adore his character then it is good for you to watch his solo movie. The Marvel movie lineup right after this was Iron man 2.

IMDb Rating 5.6
Director Ang Lee
Box Office $245.4M

D Tier

Bad Marvel Movies
D Tier.

The D-tierThe movies which are complete trash and a waste of time will be ranked here, in the D-tier marvel movie list. We will not suggest you watch the movies included in this list. These movies are neither worth watching nor entertaining at all. It is very surprising for us and other audiences too, that how can a franchise of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) be so worst? Let’s see with a heavy heart which movies lie in this category.

Thor: The Dark World

In Marvel movie order it is 8th on the list. This marvel movie was not able to grab the attention of the audience. In this movie, Thor is trying to make everything as it was, which is destroyed due to the massive destruction made by his brother Loki.

This movie is a complete failure in comparison to Thor’s other series. There is nothing special about and in this movie. Thor: The Dark World tried to play with two genres: fantasy and sci-fi, but clearly it failed to do so. It is obvious that we can never consider this the best Marvel movie ranked.

IMDb Rating 6.8
Director Alan Taylor
Box Office $644.8M

Comparison Table

MoviesTierIMDb RatingDirectorBox Office
Avengers: EndgameS8.4Anthony Russo, Joe Russo$2.798B
Avengers: Infinity WarS8.4Anthony Russo, Joe Russo$2.052B
Thor: RagnarokS7.9Taika Waititi$854M
Spiderman: No Way HomeS8.2Jon Watts$1.196B
Ironman 3S7.3Shane Black$1.215B
IronmanS7.9Jon Favreau$585.8M
Ant-man and The WaspS7Peyton Reed$622.7M
Guardians of The Galaxy Vol.02S7.6James Gunn$863.8M
Guardians of The Galaxy: Unique Marvel MovieS7.3$863.8M$773.3M
Spiderman: Far From HomeS7.4Jon WattsJon Watts
Doctor StrangeS7.5Jon Watts$677.8M
Ant-manS7Peyton Reed$622.7M
The AvengersS8Joss Whedon$1.519B
Captain America: Civil WarS7.8Anthony Russo$1.153B
Black WidowS6.7Cate Shortland$379.8M
Spiderman: Homecoming
A7.4Jon Watts$880..2M
Captain America: The First AvengerA6.9Joe Johnston$370.6M
Black Panther (2018)A7.3Ryan Coogler$1.382B
ThorA7Kenneth Branagh$449.3M
Captain MarvelB6.8Anna Boden, Nia DaCosta and Ryan Fleck$1.131B
Captain America: The Winter SoldierB7.8Anthony Russo$714.4M
The Hulk
C5.6Ang Lee$245.4M
Thor: The Dark WorldD6.8Alan Taylor$644.8M


We have ranked best to worst marvel movies. Now you know which Marvel movies you should start with. The movie order is discussed in detail at the start of this article. By now the readers have all the necessary information about each Marvel movie and now you are in a state to make the decision that which movie you are going to watch.

If you have not watched any of the Marvel movies yet then you are missing out on something very interesting. Just review our Marvel Movie Tier list properly and start entertaining yourself. So, what are you waiting for? Get your munchies ready and start watching your favorite movie according to the marvel movie order. And stay tuned to our website to see if there is any new Marvel movie lineup.