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10 Most Popular MCU Movies Based on Worldwide Box Office

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has come a long way in 15 years. Since the launch of iron man It officially introduced Phase 1 in 2008, introducing what would become the Infinity saga. Since its inception, the MCU has continued to grow in popularity, expanding its universe and, most recently, exploring the multiverse further in ways never seen before.

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The MCU has enjoyed great success from over a decade of releases due to its expanding timeline and growing fan base. He has made a whopping 29 films, some of which at one point made it into the top 10 highest-grossing films of all time, but the rest are his four. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is the highest-grossing franchise of all time, with $15.7 billion coming from just the top 10 franchises out of a total of $27.6 billion.

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“Captain Marvel” (2019)

Many were unsure about the route this film would take just two months after its release. Avengers: Endgame In February 2019, some were disappointed with the results. Critics praised its visuals, comedy, and action sequences, and on Tomatometer he scored 79%, while viewers couldn’t agree more with him at 45%.

Despite poor reception from audiences, it had a record-breaking opening weekend and grossed over $1 billion just three weeks after its release. It’s certainly not the most popular Marvel movie of all time, but it was his 10th highest grossing MCU movie, grossing $1,128,274,794 in total, and peaked at his 23rd highest-grossing movie of all time. , which currently sits his 28th overall.

“Spider-Man: Far From Home” (2019)

Second installment of Tom Holland spiderman The trilogy was later set-end game It took viewers on an inspiring journey with friendly neighbor Spidey. After Tony’s death, fans left movie theaters shaken by the loss of his beloved character. Spider-Man: Far From Home I watched the aftermath of the loss with all my might.

The film may not have been as high as others, it only peaked at the 24th highest-grossing film of all time, but it still did incredibly well on its own. On a budget of $160 million, it grossed $1,131,927,996 worldwide at the box office, marking the official end of MCU Phase 3 as the ninth highest-grossing film.

“Captain America: Civil War” (2016)

in the meantime Spider-Man: Far From Home Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has come to an end Captain America: Civil War We opened it with a bang, featuring the debut look from our favorite web-slinger. With the release of Chris EvansCaptain, America’s third solo film, received much praise from critics and audiences alike.

civil war is the highest-rated and highest-grossing Captain America movie of the trilogy, with a 90% critics approval rating and an 89% audience score on Tomatometer. Adding to that acclaim, it did very well at the box office, sustaining $1,153,304,495 on a $250 million budget. At its peak he was number 12, but now he’s number 24 at the global box office.

“Iron Man 3” (2013)

Trying to understand the idea without the MCU Robert Downey Jr.Iron Man is quite difficult. Not only did the film pave the way for the epic adventure we know today, but who knows where the franchise would be without the one and only Tony Stark.

That’s how it all started. It also produced his three solo his character movies for the first time in the MCU. Given the uncertainty surrounding the first and second films in the trilogy, they weren’t well received. iron man 3 It became the second MCU project to exceed $1 billion at the box office. In total, a budget of $200 million brought in $1,214,811,252, making him the fifth highest-grossing film of all time.

“Black Panther” (2018)

black panther Upon its release, it became the highest-rated Marvel Cinematic Universe film. According to Rotten Tomatoes, his approval rating is an impressive 96%, his highest of 29 MCU movies to date.

2018s first MCU release It marks the 6th article of Phase 3 and brings a new origin story never seen before.Previous black pantherwe had only met T’Challa (played by the deceased Chadwick Boseman) once two years ago civil war, When his solo film arrived, fans were instantly excited and it did not disappoint. It grossed his $1,346,913,171, peaking as his ninth-highest-grossing film of all time.

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“Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015)

The second Marvel project to reach number five among the highest-grossing films is 2015’s. Avengers: Age of UltronIt is the second Avengers team-up franchise and the least popular of the four according to critics and fans, with a 76% approval rating and an 82% audience score on Tomatometer.

The least popular of the four, but age of ultron It did very well at the box office, earning $1,402,809,540 on a budget of $444-495.2, making it the fifth highest-grossing MCU movie ever made. It currently ranks 13th among the highest-grossing films of all time.

“Avengers” (2012)

It’s the team-up we’ve all been waiting for, and it didn’t look too patient. Phase 1 culminated in 2012 with Marvel’s release the avengers, And what was the ending? Phase One consists of his six solo films spanning four years, iron man, Incredible Hulk, iron man 2, Thor, Captain America: The First AvengerAnd finally, the avengers, Opened Infinity Saga.

there were three more the avengers Since the first team-up in 2012, two more films are set to complete Phase 6 in 2025. While the world of superheroes and villains has grown in popularity since then, the film itself was an incredible success, earning $1,518,812,988, nearly seven times its budget, making him the first MCU film to make his debut. surpassed $1 billion. It was the third-highest-grossing album of all time upon release, but today it’s his ninth.

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” (2021)

December 2021 was a big month for Marvel fans.we had Hawkeye reveal in Vincent D’OnofrioThe Netflix Kingpin daredevil Series and cameo appearances Charlie Coxof Matt Murdoch Spider-Man: No Way Home. exciting discovery It tied the Marvel TV series to the MCU, leaving the door open for another Daredevil project.

Spider-Man: No Way Home The highest-grossing Spider-Man movie of all time. Incredibly acclaimed by critics and audiences alike, the film won a whopping 34 awards for everything from the performance of the actors to the visual effects. It has peaked and remains the sixth-highest-grossing film of all time, but that may change once the extended version finishes showing in some theaters. no way home It currently grosses 1,914,310,753 at the box office and continues to climb.

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“Avengers: Infinity War” (2018)

by the end of Avengers: Infinity Warwe couldn’t comprehend that we had to deny what we had witnessed and wait a year for the answers we so desperately wanted. wiped from (Josh Brolin), the rest of the superheroes were hit hard.

The third Avengers movie became the first superhero movie to exceed $2 billion worldwide, breaking multiple box office records as a result. IW It reached number four on the top 10 highest-grossing films of all time, earning a whopping $2,048,359,754 in total box office revenue. Currently ranked 5th.

“Avengers: Endgame” (2019)

It was the most anticipated movie of 2019. Avengers: EndgameSpeculation abounds shortly after Infinity War The end and the wait to find out what happened seemed like an eternity. There was no

As soon as it came out, it became clear that this movie could be on top Avatar As the highest-grossing film of all time, it managed to do it in less than three months and in just under two years. end game It was very well received by fans and critics, garnering 94% and 90% ratings on Tomatometer. Avatar He may have recaptured the top spot, but he’s still 4th in the rankings. the avengers The franchise is worth $2,797,800,564, just $49 million less than its successor.

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