Below is a list of films based on Marvel Comics characters and properties including its various imprints. It includes live action and animated films, direct-to-video releases, and television films.

Live-action films

Films produced by Marvel Studios are set within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) unless otherwise noted.

Year

Title

Production studio(s)

Notes

1944

Captain America

Republic Pictures

15-chapterserial film. Marvel was then known asTimely Comics.

1986

Howard the Duck

Universal Studios

Co-produced byLucasfilm.

1989

The Punisher

Live Entertainment

Direct-to-video in US; limited theatrical release internationally.

1990

Captain America

21st Century Film Corporation

Co-produced byJadran Film. Direct-to-video in US; limited theatrical release internationally.

1994

The Fantastic Four

Constantin Film Production

Unreleased.

1998

Blade

New Line Cinema

 

2000

X-Men

20th Century Fox

 

2002

Blade II

New Line Cinema

 

Spider-Man

Columbia Pictures

Nominated for 2Oscars.

2003

Daredevil

20th Century Fox

Co-produced byRegency Enterprises.

X2

 

Hulk

Universal Studios

 

2004

The Punisher

Artisan Entertainment

Distributed byLionsgate Filmsdomestically and Columbia Pictures overseas.

Spider-Man 2

Columbia Pictures

Won 1Oscar, nominated for 2 more.

Blade: Trinity

New Line Cinema

 

2005

Elektra

20th Century Fox

Co-produced by Regency Enterprises.

Fantastic Four

 

2006

X-Men: The Last Stand

 

2007

Ghost Rider

Columbia Pictures

 

Spider-Man 3

 

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

20th Century Fox

 

2008

Iron Man

Marvel Studios

Distributed byParamount Pictures.1Nominated for 2Oscars. Start of the MCU.

The Incredible Hulk

Distributed by Universal Studios.

Punisher: War Zone

Produced under Marvel Knights banner. Distributed by Lionsgate Films domestically and Columbia Pictures overseas. Not part of MCU.

2009

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

20th Century Fox

 

2010

Iron Man 2

Marvel Studios

Distributed by Paramount Pictures.1Nominated for 1Oscar.

2011

Thor

Distributed by Paramount Pictures.1

X-Men: First Class

20th Century Fox

 

Captain America: The First Avenger

Marvel Studios

Distributed by Paramount Pictures.1

2012

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

Columbia Pictures

Co-produced by Marvel Studios under Marvel Knights banner. Not part of MCU.

The Avengers

Marvel Studios

Walt Disney Studios Motion Picturesstarts distributing Marvel Studios films.2Nominated for 1Oscar.

The Amazing Spider-Man

Columbia Pictures

 

2013

Iron Man 3

Marvel Studios

Nominated for 1Oscar.

The Wolverine

20th Century Fox

 

Thor: The Dark World

Marvel Studios

 

2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Nominated for 1Oscar.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Columbia Pictures

 

X-Men: Days of Future Past

20th Century Fox

Nominated for 1Oscar.

Guardians of the Galaxy

Marvel Studios

Nominated for 2Oscars.

2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron

 

Ant-Man

 

Fantastic Four

20th Century Fox

 

2016

Deadpool

 

Captain America: Civil War

Marvel Studios

 

X-Men: Apocalypse

20th Century Fox

 

Doctor Strange

Marvel Studios

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming

2017

Logan

20th Century Fox

Post-production[1][2]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Marvel Studios

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Columbia Pictures /
Marvel Studios

Post-production;[3]to be distributed bySony Pictures. Part of the MCU.[4]

Thor: Ragnarok

Marvel Studios

Post-production[5]

2018

Black Panther[6]

Pre-production[7][8][9][10][11]

Avengers: Infinity War[12]

Ant-Man and the Wasp[6]

2019

Captain Marvel[6]

UntitledAvengersfilm[12]

Three additional films have been announced, without release dates.[6] A Fantastic Four sequel was announced in March 2014 by 20th Century Fox before filming began on the 2015 film for a July 14, 2017 release,[13] though it was removed from Fox's schedule in November 2015.[14] Gambit was announced in October 2014 by 20th Century Fox,[15] and was scheduled to begin filming in early 2017,[16] before losing its director for second time in August 2016.[17] A sequel to Deadpool was green lit by Fox in February 2016.[18]

Short films

All shorts produced by Marvel Studios are known as Marvel One-Shots and set within the MCU.

Year

Title

Production studio(s)

Appearance

Length

2011

The Consultant

Marvel Studios /Ebeling Group

ThorBlu-ray release

4 minutes

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer

Captain America: The First AvengerBlu-ray release

4 minutes

2012

Item 47

Marvel Studios / M3 Creative

The AvengersBlu-ray release

12 minutes

2013

Agent Carter

Marvel Studios

Iron Man 3Blu-ray release and digital download

15 minutes

2014

All Hail the King

Thor: The Dark WorldBlu-ray release and digital download

14 minutes

From Marvel imprints

Year

Title

Production studio(s)

Notes

 

 

 

 

FromIcon Comics

2010

Kick-Ass

Marv Films/Plan B Entertainment

Distributed by Lionsgate Films domestically and Universal Studios overseas

2013

Kick-Ass 2

Marv Films / Plan B Entertainment

Distributed by Universal Studios

2015

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Marv Films /Shangri-La Entertainment/TSG Entertainment

Distributed by 20th Century Fox

2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Marv Films / TSG Entertainment

Upcoming. To be distributed by 20th Century Fox

 

 

 

 

FromMalibu Comics

1993

Hardcase

Malibu Films

6-minute short film; VHS released byWizardto promote the launch of the Ultraverse line.

Firearm

35-minute mid-short film; VHS released withFirearmcomic book issue #0.

1997

Nightman: World Premiere

Alliance Films

Two-part pilot fromNight Manseries aired as television movie.

Men in Black

Columbia Pictures / Amblin Entertainment / Parkes/MacDonald Productions /Image Nation

Won 1Oscar, nominated for 2 more.

2002

Men in Black II

 

2012

Men in Black 3

 

Television films

Year

Title

Production company

Notes

1977

Spider-Man

Charles Fries Productions

Backdoor pilotepisode of theThe Amazing Spider-ManTV series; limited theatrical release internationally.

The Incredible Hulk

Universal Television

Backdoor pilot episodes of theThe Incredible HulkTV series; limited theatrical releases internationally.

Return of the Incredible Hulk

1978

Dr. Strange

Pilot episodefor an unproduced TV series.

1979

Captain America

 

Captain America II: Death Too Soon

 

1988

The Incredible Hulk Returns

New World Television/
Bixby-Brandon Productions

Revival attempts ofThe Incredible HulkTV series.

1989

The Trial of the Incredible Hulk

1990

The Death of the Incredible Hulk

1996

Generation X

New World Television

 

1998

Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.

20th Century Fox Television

Pilot episode for an unproduced TV series.

2005

Man-Thing

Lionsgate Films /
Artisan Entertainment

Television premiere in US onSyfychannel; limited theatrical release internationally. Originally intended for direct-to-video and U.S theater release.[19][20]

Episodes as films

The following television series episodes were released in select foreign countries as feature films, television films or as direct-to-video movies.

Year

Title

Show

Production company

Notes

1978

The Incredible Hulk: Married

The Incredible Hulk

Universal Television

TitledThe Bride of the Incredible Hulkfor some video releases.

Spider-Man Strikes Back

The Amazing Spider-Man

Charles Fries Productions

 

1979

Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge

 

2007

Blade: House of Chthon

Blade: The Series

New Line Television

Released on DVD in unrated expanded format with harsher language and frontal nudity.

Animated films

All feature animated films are released direct-to-video, except as indicated.

Year

Title

Production studio

Notes

2006

Ultimate Avengers

MLG Productions

Marvel Animated Features, Distributed by Lions Gate Entertainment

Ultimate Avengers 2

2007

The Invincible Iron Man

Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme

2008

Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow

2009

Hulk Versus

2010

Planet Hulk

2011

Thor: Tales of Asgard

2013

Iron Man: Rise of Technovore

Madhouse

Marvel Anime, distributed bySony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United

Marvel Animation

CGIand hand drawn animation

2014

Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher

Madhouse

Marvel Anime, distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United

Marvel Animation

CGI and hand drawn animation; Released only digitally.

Big Hero 6

Walt Disney Animation Studios

Won theOscarforBest Animated Feature. Theatrically released; CGI animation

2015

Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight!

Marvel Animation

Digital HD and on-demand, Christmas special[21]

2016

Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell

Digital HD and on-demand[22][23]

Announced

2018

Animated Spider-Man[6]

Sony Pictures Animation

For theatrical release; In development

 

Short films

Year

Title

Production studio

Notes

2010

Marvel Super Heroes 4D(London)

Threshold Animation Studios

Part of an attraction atMadame Tussauds.

2012

Marvel Super Heroes 4D(New York)

2013

Marvel Super Heroes 4D(Las Vegas)

Marvel Super Heroes 4D(Bali)

Television films

Year

Title

Production company

Notes

1980

Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned

Toei Animation

Anime; television movies loosely based onThe Tomb of DraculaandThe Monster of Frankenstein, respectively.

1981

Kyoufu Densetsu Kaiki! Frankenstein

Lego versions

Year

Title

Production studio

Notes

2013

Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload

Arc Productions

Aired on Disney.com[24]

2015

Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled

Aired on Disney XD on Fall 2015[25]