Marvel Cinematic Universe is the top grossing movie franchises at present. It all started with the movie Iron Man in 2008, and the MCU has never looked back since then. Here are the top 10 Marvel movies available to DirecTV subscribers.
The phase 1 of Marvel Cinematic Universe kicked off with Iron Man. After captured by a terrorist organization, billionaire playboy Tony Stark develops an iron suit to escape from the abductors and to fight evil. The role of Tony Stark/ Iron Man was safe in the hands of Robert Downey Jr.
The Incredible Hulk
The Incredible Hulk depicts the story of inner conflict between a scientist, Bruce Banner, and his alter ego Hulk, a monster who emerges when he gets angry. Edward Norton is the main cast member of the film starring as Bruce Banner/Hulk. Marvel later replaced Norton and casted Mark Ruffalo for the upcoming spin-off films.
Captain America: The First Avenger
A rejected American soldier, Steve Rogers, takes up the mantle of Captain America being injected with a super soldier serum. Steve Rogers will now have to fight against a Nazi organization known as Hydra. Chris Evans portrays the role of Steve Rogers/Captain America.
The God of Thunder, Thor is punished by his father for his arrogance and sent to earth. Thor gradually regains his power and defends earth from an alien threat. Chris Hemsworth plays the God of Thunder in the movie.
When Loki, played by Tom Hiddleston, brings in a an army of aliens to the earth, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Black Widow, and Hulk team up and fight together to defend the earth. The cast members from previous Marvel films reprise their roles in The Avengers.
Thor: The Dark World
Thor must once again head back to earth to protect his love, Jane Foster, who has a found a secret weapon capable of destroying all the nine realms of the universe, including earth. Natalie Portman portrays Jane Foster, the love of Thor.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Steve Rogers will now have to battle against his brainwashed childhood friend, Bucky Barnes, who is a trained assassin known as the Winter Soldier along with his fellow avengers Natasha Romanoff and Sam Wilson. However, things turn blue when Hydra emerges inside from S.H.I.E.L.D.
Guardians Of The Galaxy
Intergalactic criminals Peter Quill, Gamora, Drax, Groot, and Rocket will have to defend the galaxy from a powerful fanatical warrior, Ronan the Accuser. Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, and Zoe Saldana, are the main cast members of this Marvel film.
Avengers: Age Of Ultron
When Tony Stark’s plan to protect the world by developing an Android program goes miserably, the Avengers are forced to team up with Quicksilver and Scarlett Witch to stop a robotic army from destroying the earth.
Former S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Hank Pym picks Scott Lang, a thief as his successor and gifts him a suit, which allows him to shrink in size and become the Ant Man. Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd, and Michael Pena are the main cast members of this film.