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Marvel Cinematic Universe

From Iron Man to Captain America to Daredevil, Guardians of the Galaxy, Jessica Jones, and more, the MCU brings some of the most legendary comic heroes -- and some lesser known ones -- to vibrant, colorful, action-packed life.
Highest Rated TV Show: 95% Marvel's Luke Cage
Highest Rated Movie: 94% Iron Man

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Starring: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas
Director: Peyton Reed
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Black Panther (2018)
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Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o
Director: Ryan Coogler
Marvel's The Punisher (TV Show, 2017 - )
61%
Synopsis: After exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York's criminal underworld. Now known throughout the city as The Punisher, he must discover the truth about injustices that affect more than his family alone.
Starring: Jon Bernthal, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ben Barnes
Number of Seasons: 1
Marvel's Inhumans (TV Show, 2017 - )
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Synopsis: "Marvel's Inhumans" explores the never-before-told epic adventure of the royal family including Black Bolt, the enigmatic, commanding King of the Inhumans, with a voice so powerful that the slightest whisper can destroy a city. After the Royal Family of Inhumans is splintered by a military coup, they barely escape to Hawaii where they are greeted with surprising interactions with the lush world and humanity around them. Now they must find a way to reunite with each other and return to their home before their way of life is destroyed forever.
Starring: Anson Mount, Iwan Rheon, Serinda Swan
Number of Seasons: 1
Marvel's The Defenders (TV Show, 2017 - )
74%
Synopsis: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage team up to protect New York City.
Starring: Krysten Ritter, Charlie Cox, Mike Colter
Number of Seasons: 1
Marvel's Iron Fist (TV Show, 2017 - )
19%
Synopsis: A billionaire New Yorker returns home to battle crime after a long stint in Asia studying kung fu.
Starring: Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick, David Wenham
Number of Seasons: 1
Marvel's Runaways (TV Show, 2017 - )
81%
Synopsis: Six teenagers with nothing in common join forces after discovering their parents are evil-doers.
Starring: Gregg Sulkin, Allegra Acosta, Ariela Barer
Number of Seasons: 1
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Critics Consensus: Exciting, funny, and above all fun, Thor: Ragnarok is a colorful cosmic adventure that sets a new standard for its franchise -- and the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo
Director: Taika Waititi
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Critics Consensus: Spider-Man: Homecoming does whatever a second reboot can, delivering a colorful, fun adventure that fits snugly in the sprawling MCU without getting bogged down in franchise-building.
Starring: Tom Holland (II), Michael Keaton, Zendaya
Director: Jon Watts
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Critics Consensus: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2's action-packed plot, dazzling visuals, and irreverent humor add up to a sequel that's almost as fun -- if not quite as thrillingly fresh -- as its predecessor.
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
Director: James Gunn (II)
Marvel's Luke Cage (TV Show, 2016 - 2016)
95%
Synopsis: After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) becomes a fugitive trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, New York City. But he is soon pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city--forcing him to confront a past he had tried to bury.
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Critics Consensus: Doctor Strange artfully balances its outré source material against the blockbuster constraints of the MCU, delivering a thoroughly entertaining superhero origin story in the bargain.
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Rachel McAdams
Director: Scott Derrickson
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Critics Consensus: Captain America: Civil War begins the next wave of Marvel movies with an action-packed superhero blockbuster boasting a decidedly non-cartoonish plot and the courage to explore thought-provoking themes.
Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Marvel's Jessica Jones (TV Show, 2015 - 2015)
92%
Synopsis: A PTSD-stricken superhero hangs up her costume and opens her own detective agency in this superhero drama.
Starring: Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, David Tennant
Number of Seasons: 1
Marvel's Daredevil (TV Show, 2015 - 2016)
86%
Synopsis: A blind lawyer fights crime by day in the courtroom and by night as a superhero with extraordinary senses in this adaptation of the Marvel Comics character Daredevil.
Starring: Charlie Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio, Deborah Ann Woll
Number of Seasons: 3
Ant-Man (2015)
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Critics Consensus: Led by a charming performance from Paul Rudd, Ant-Man offers Marvel thrills on an appropriately smaller scale -- albeit not as smoothly as its most successful predecessors.
Starring: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly
Director: Peyton Reed
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Critics Consensus: Exuberant and eye-popping, Avengers: Age of Ultron serves as an overstuffed but mostly satisfying sequel, reuniting its predecessor's unwieldy cast with a few new additions and a worthy foe.
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo
Director: Joss Whedon
Marvel's Agent Carter (TV Show, 2015 - 2016)
88%
Synopsis: An action-adventure series following Peggy Carter as she does undercover work for Howard Stark while also holding down a routine office job for the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Based on characters from Marvel Comics.
Starring: Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy, Chad Michael Murray
Number of Seasons: 2
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Critics Consensus: Guardians of the Galaxy is just as irreverent as fans of the frequently zany Marvel comic would expect -- as well as funny, thrilling, full of heart, and packed with visual splendor.
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
Director: James Gunn (II)
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Critics Consensus: Suspenseful and politically astute, Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a superior entry in the Avengers canon and is sure to thrill Marvel diehards.
Starring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson
Director: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Show, 2013 - )
93%
Synopsis: An action-adventure series based on the Marvel Comics secret-intelligence organization headed by Agent Phil Coulson.
Starring: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton (II)
Number of Seasons: 5
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Critics Consensus: It may not be the finest film to come from the Marvel Universe, but Thor: The Dark World still offers plenty of the humor and high-stakes action that fans have come to expect.
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston
Director: Alan Taylor
Iron Man 3 (2013)
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Critics Consensus: With the help of its charismatic lead, some impressive action sequences, and even a few surprises, Iron Man 3 is a witty, entertaining adventure and a strong addition to the Marvel canon.
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle
Director: Shane Black
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Critics Consensus: Thanks to a script that emphasizes its heroes' humanity and a wealth of superpowered set pieces, The Avengers lives up to its hype and raises the bar for Marvel at the movies.
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo
Director: Joss Whedon
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Critics Consensus: With plenty of pulpy action, a pleasantly retro vibe, and a handful of fine performances, Captain America is solidly old-fashioned blockbuster entertainment.
Starring: Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving
Director: Joe Johnston
Thor (2011)
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Critics Consensus: A dazzling blockbuster that tempers its sweeping scope with wit, humor, and human drama, Thor is mighty Marvel entertainment.
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Iron Man 2 (2010)
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72%
Critics Consensus: It isn't quite the breath of fresh air that Iron Man was, but this sequel comes close with solid performances and an action-packed plot.
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle
Director: Jon Favreau
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Critics Consensus: The Incredible Hulk may not be quite the smashing success that fans of Marvel's raging behemoth might hope for, but it offers more than enough big green action to make up for its occasionally puny narrative.
Starring: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth
Director: Louis Leterrier
Iron Man (2008)
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91%
Critics Consensus: Director Jon Favreau and star Robert Downey Jr. make this smart, high impact superhero movie one that even non-comics fans can enjoy.
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges
Director: Jon Favreau

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