The stories in the Marvel Cinematic Universe are told mostly through good movies. Some of the MCU films though, are better than others. Here are my top three.
Captain America: Winter Soldier
The second of the Captain America movies is my default choice for the best MCU movie of all-time. The plot was nothing short of amazing, and the story itself contained the best plot twist in the MCU saga, by far. Captain America: The First Avenger was already good by industry standards, but The Winter Soldier was well on another level. And it remains in that level even up to now.
The first Avengers movie wasn’t a movie so much as it was a global event. Never before had people seen a movie of such magnitude that it needed five separate movies from four separate superheroes to set it up. And it wasn’t a disappointment. Master director and writer Joss Whedon turned this into a spectacle for the ages.
Guardians of the Galaxy
Both GotG movies are by far the most fun the MCU has ever had. James Gunn’s messy, visual space opera about how a group of caricature-like misfits saves the galaxy is filled with rib-splitting jokes and great music from start to finish. These are the movies you guys can watch over and over again and still spit out water in laughter.