#1 Iron Man 2008

The first film in the Marvel movie order.

All newcomers or fans that want to re-watch the MCU must start with Iron Man 2008.

Apart from the last battle scene–frequently a weakness in Marvel Studios films –Iron Man nevertheless holds up as a humorous and incredibly well-paced action film. Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow supply immediately engaging portrayals of 2 personalities that, at the moment, most audiences had never heard of, indicating RDJ’s comeback into this Hollywood A-list.

In addition to being a very enjoyable film, Iron Man is interesting as a cultural artifact. In the time it had been viewed as a risky job, however, it ended up making the blueprint for each succeeding MCU movie. This formulation is effective, though Marvel has paid attention to Iron Man’s additional lesson: Sometimes you want to experiment with something fresh.

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