Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige and 'Avengers: Endgame' stars Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo pose together on stage
Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige and ‘Avengers: Endgame’ stars Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, and Mark Ruffalo pose together on stage | Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney

The Avengers films are part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Comprised of four movies—The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame—they feature an ensemble cast of actors who bring the fantastic Marvel world alive. Based on the Marvel Comics and original stories from filmmakers like Joss Whedon and the Russo Brothers, the Avengers films have become some of the highest-grossing movies of all time and led to other projects from animated flicks to TV series.

The Avengers first teamed up in 2011’s The Avengers, starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, and more. The adventures continued through 2019’s Avengers: Endgame, which saw the original group’s last journey as a team. The movie brought in more than $2.7 million at the box office, taking the top spot for a time.


  • Premieres: 2011
  • Directed: Joss Whedon, Joe and Anthony Russo
  • Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson
  • Owned by: New Line Cinema and WingNut Films
  • Box office total: $7.768 (all four movies)
  • Filming locations: United States, South Africa, United Kingdom, Italy, Bangladesh

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