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The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe  

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List Rules Only characters from the movies and TV series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Since the debut of Iron Man in 2008, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been delivering top-notch superhero movies with some of the greatest comic book characters of all time. Featuring Thor, Captain America, Black Panther, and Doctor Strange, these are the best Marvel Cinematic Universe characters. This list of MCU characters also includes memorable villains, such as Loki, Vulture, and Killmonger, and characters from television properties like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Who is your favorite MCU character? While most of these Marvel superheroes have been popular before even making it onscreen, some lesser known characters, like the Guardians of the Galaxy, are finally getting the attention they deserve. 

Vote up the top characters in MCU movies, and feel free to add underrated characters missing from the list.

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Korg is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
EliasHolm added Kevin Michael Richardson
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Luis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Luis
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Agent Phil Coulson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Clark Gregg
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Nebula is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Karen Gillan
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Wong is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Clyde Kusatsu, Paul Nakauchi
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Happy Hogan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Jon Favreau
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Princess Shuri is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
SoulDestroyer added Letitia Wright
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Goose the cat/flerken is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
celine.hwang added Goose the cat/flerken
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Sam Wilson (Falcon) is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Anthony Mackie
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Wasp is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Grey DeLisle
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Hela is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
LuckyDarth123 added Jolanta Rzaczkiewicz
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Erik Killmonger is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Michael B. Jordan
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Vision is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Paul Bettany
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Odin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Kevin Nash, Dwight Schultz, Anthony Hopkins
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Ned Leeds is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
egecko22 added Ned Leeds
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Aunt May is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
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War Machine is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Don Cheadle
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Grandmaster is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
KatiaSparks added Jeff Goldblum
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Mantis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Pom Klementieff
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Peggy Carter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Hayley Atwell
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Maria Hill is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Cobie Smulders
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Okoye is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Okoye
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Pepper Potts is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Gwyneth Paltrow
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Antony is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
1zoe3croman added Antony
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Ant-Man (Henry Pym) is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Characters In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Wally Wingert, Nolan North