Avengers: Endgame is gearing up to be the biggest movie of this summer! It is going to be a must see as it should be serving as the conclusion to many of the Marvel story lines. Although, if you haven’t seen any of the 22 Marvel movies that are already out, then Avengers: Endgame probably won’t make to much sense to you. But, don’t worry we have compiled a list of the essential movies to watch before seeing Endgame. So, grab some popcorn, and your roomies, and get the movie marathon started!
1. Captain America: The First Avenger
This film is the origin story of Captain America. While in World War II Steve Rogers is transformed into a super soldier by the US Government and is tasked with stopping HYDRA. Captain America/Steve Rogers becomes frozen in time for 70 years when Nick Fury wakes him up again to join the super team of the Avengers in the 2000’s. This film is important to watch before Endgame because it introduces a vital Avenger and the first sighting of an infinity stone, the space stone.
2. Iron Man
This film focuses on Tony Stark an engineering genius, who builds the Iron Man suit and becomes Iron Man. This movie is important because it shows the origin of Iron Man and at the end Iron Man gets recruited to join the Avengers. It’s a must see before watching Endgame to help understand the beginnings of the storyline.
3. Marvel’s The Avengers
This movie is extremely important to watch before seeing endgame as it is the first film in the series that shows the Avengers working together as a team. The Avengers first mission is to stop an alien invasion led by Loki, Thor’s brother. Loki tries to use a mind stone to control the human race. The Avengers have to find a way to work together to stop him.
4. Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy is also an important film to see before Endgame, because it introduces us to many new key characters such as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Gamora, Rocket Racoon, Groot and Drax the Destroyer. This film also introduces us to the Villain of Endgame, Thanos. Many key plot points in the final movie will most likely point back to this film.
5. Black Panther
Black Panther is also a vital movie to watch before seeing Endgame because it introduces you to key characters such as T’Challa, Okoye, and Shuri, but it also introduces us to the extremely advanced country of Wakanda. It is very important to understand the ins and the outs of this movie in order to understand Endgame.
6. Avengers: Infinity War
Avengers: Infinity War is the first part of this movie. In fact, Avengers: Endgame was originally called Avengers: Infinity War Pt. 2. So, Endgame should pick up right where Infinity Wars left off. In this movie the Avengers heroes are working together to stop Thanos from collecting all six infinity stones. This is definitely the most important to watch before hitting the theaters this weekend.
So, now that you know which movies to see before Endgame, get to watching! And we all know movie marathons are more fun with others, so if you don’t have roomies to watch with find some with FlatFit here. Happy watching everyone!