The Best Avengers Versions Of All Time

Over 200 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Avengers Versions Of All Time
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Vote up your favorite rendition of Earth's Mightiest Heroes!

The Avengers are comprised of the most recognizable superheroes on the planet. Each and every hero in the main team is almost universally iconic.

As such, there are many different variations on the team and dozens of formats the team has been utilized in. Be it video games, films, animated series, or alternate versions of the team itself in comic books, The Avengers are in virtually every form of pop culture, in one way or another.

We've decided to compile some of our favorites here. Do you like the main Avengers roster or are you a New Avengers fan? Do you prefer how the Avengers assemble in the two-part Avengers: Infinity War, or in the Ultimate Avengers animated film? Do you like the classic '60s version of the team or the more modern Ultimates?

Here's the chance to see where it all lines up. What is the greatest interpretation of The Avengers ever? Vote up your favorites!

Most divisive: Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2
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  • Avengers: Infinity War
    104 votes
    In Avengers: Infinity War, an action-packed superhero film, an array of Marvel's finest faces a formidable foe. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet - Thanos (Josh Brolin). The despot of intergalactic infamy, Thanos, is on a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones. His aim? To inflict his twisted will on reality. The survival of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain. As stakes reach sky-high, sacrifices must be made. This film is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and was nominated for Best Visual Effects at the 91st Academy Awards.
  • The Avengers
    Film (2012)
    134 votes
    Vol. 1 Issues 1-402 (1963-1996)
    In The Avengers, the world faces an unprecedented threat. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) are brought together by S.H.I.E.L.D., helmed by Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). Alongside Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), they form an unlikely team. This action-packed superhero film, marred with tension and conflict amongst its own ranks, sees them battling Loki (Tom Hiddleston) to save humanity. Directed by Joss Whedon, it is a high-stakes blend of adventure and humor that garnered critical acclaim and numerous awards.
  • Avengers: Endgame
    111 votes
    In the epic conclusion to Marvel's 22-film saga, Avengers: Endgame sees our heroes, Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), and the rest of the surviving Avengers, grappling with the aftermath of Thanos's (Josh Brolin) devastating snap. Struggling against despair, they hatch a risky plan to reverse the damage and restore their fallen comrades. This superhero adventure, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, is an ambitious spectacle of narrative complexity and visual effects wizardry. It garnered both critical acclaim and commercial success, becoming the highest-grossing film of all time.
  • Captain America: Civil War
    90 votes
    The 2016 action-packed superhero flick Captain America: Civil War features an ideological rift erupting within the Avengers. This factional split is spearheaded by two strong-willed leaders - Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.). The plot centers around the regulation of superhuman activities, a proposal that divides the Avengers into opposing camps. This Marvel Cinematic Universe entry, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, features an ensemble cast including Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Chadwick Boseman in his debut as Black Panther. A thrilling exploration of loyalty and morality set against high-stakes global politics, it's a standout in the superhero genre.
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
    80 votes
    Avengers: Age of Ultron is a thrilling superhero film, the sequel to 2012's The Avengers. The movie follows Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), who inadvertently creates an AI with destructive potential, Ultron (James Spader). As Ultron gains power, threatening human existence, the Avengers - Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) - must unite once more. They face challenges, both internal and external, as they strive to save humanity. Directed by Joss Whedon, this 2015 blockbuster blends action-adventure with science fiction elements in a gripping narrative.
  • Secret Avengers

    Secret Avengers

    48 votes