Captain America Movies In Chronological Order
Nothing quite like a Marvel movie, especially a Captain America film! Imagine going from being one of the scrawniest people on the planet and becoming an absolute tank! The guy is nearly unstoppable. He even tried to take on Thanos by himself! Now, if you are here, you may be new to the MCU and all its glorious movies. Or maybe you just forgot what order to watch them in. In this article, we’ll be covering how to watch all Captain America movies in order. First, we’ll start with how to watch the films in chronological order.
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Captain America Films In Order Chronologically
- Captain America: The First Avenger
- Captain America: The Winter Soldier
- Captain America: Civil War
Since Captain America is only a trilogy series, the order of these movies is quite simple! We typically recommend watching films in chronological order. The only issue with that is that with Marvel, in particular, so much stuff happens between these films in all the other Marvel movies! Though, you can definitely still watch these without the other! But if you want the absolute best experience, we recommend you check out our epic guide on How To Watch All The Marvel Movies In Order. We go into incredible detail about the entire MCU Timeline! Now, back to our favorite hero, Steve. Next up, we’ve got all the Captain America movies in order of their release dates!
Captain America Movies In Order Of Release Date
Below you won’t only find all the Captain America Movies in order of their release date, but you’ll also see each film’s respective trailer, a small description, and where you can actually watch the movie!
1. Captain America: The First Avenger
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Captain America: The First Avenger Movie Description
The military offers Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) the chance to turn himself from a skinny and frail man into a super-soldier. He eagerly accepts and becomes Captain America. Having always wanted to fight in the war, the opportunity couldn’t have come faster. Together with Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan), they prepare to take down the Nazis and will stop at nothing to win the raging war.
2. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Movie Description
After news of a S.H.I.E.l.D agent being attacked, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) begins to uncover a massive conspiracy. However, even with the help of Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and a new ally, each clue that turns up leads to a dead end. Things only begin to make sense when he and his team run into an unexpected adversary from Roger’s past.
3. Captain America: Civil War
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Captain America: Civil War Movie Description
After the fallout caused by the battle with Ultron, the Avengers face scrutiny over the irreparable damage they’ve caused. Deeply dividing the team, a new order is introduced that gives the government control of the Avengers. Captain America (Chris Evans) is strongly against it while Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) is completely for it. As tensions continue to rise between the Avengers, it’s only a matter of time before they go to war with each other.
As you can see, both the Captain America movies in order of their release date and chronological order are the same! So if you ever forget which comes first, just look for the one with the earliest release date! Next up, we’ll list all the films Captain America has appeared in, in chronological order.
All Marvel Movies With Captain America In Them
|Marvel Movie||Timeline/Long or Short Appearance|
|Captain America: The First Avenger||Set during WWII/Long|
|Captain Marvel||Set in 1995/Brief Appearance|
|The Avengers||Set in 2012/Long|
|Thor: The Dark World||Set after Avengers/before Ultron/Short|
|Captain America: The Winter Soldier||Set after Avengers/Long|
|Avengers: Age Of Ultron||Set in 2015/Long|
|Ant-Man||Set in 2015/Brief Appearance|
|Captain America: Civil War||After Ultron/before IW/Long|
|Spider-Man: Homecoming||Set after Civil War/before IW/Short|
|Avengers: Infinity War||Set in 2017/Long|
|Avengers: Endgame||Set in 2017-2022/Long|
Captain America Movies With All Marvel Avenger Movies In Order Chronologically
- Captain America: The First Avenger (Set during WWII)
- Captain Marvel (Set in 1995)
- Iron Man (Set in 2010)
- Iron Man 2 (Set after Iron Man)
- The Incredible Hulk (Before Avenger/NA)
- Thor (Before Avengers/NA)
- The Avengers (Set in 2012)
- Iron Man 3 (Set six months after The Avengers)
- Thor: Dark World (Set after Avengers/before Ultron)
- Captain America: Winter Soldier (Set after Avengers)
- Guardians of the Galaxy (Set in 2014)
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Set after Guardians 1)
- Avengers: Age of Ultron (Set in 2015)
- Ant-Man (Set in 2015)
- Captain America: Civil War (After Ultron/before IW)
- Black Widow (Right After Civil War)
- Spider-Man: Homecoming (Set after Civil War/before IW)
- Black Panther (Set in 2017)
- Doctor Strange (Set in 2016/Finishes after Black Panther and Homecoming)
- Thor: Ragnarok (Set after Ultron/before IW)
- Avengers: Infinity War (Set in 2017)
- Ant-Man and The Wasp (Set between IW and Endgame)
- Avengers: Endgame (Set in 2017-2022)
- Spider-Man: Far From Home (Set after-Endgame)
- Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (Present Day of MCU/2022)
- Eternals (Present Day of MCU/2022)
- Spider-Man: No Way Home (Present Day of MCU/2022)