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The Coolest Characters In The MCU

Updated May 31, 2019 2.7k votes 192 voters20 items

List RulesVote up all the characters who are just too cool for superhero school.

When most people think about their favorite superheroes, they tend to automatically picture the coolest and most powerful characters around. But what makes a cool superhero, well, cool? Is it the sheer power they possess, their ability to remain calm in the direst of situations, is it their ability to crack one-liners at the most inopportune times? Maybe it’s all three.

From Rocket Racoon to Tony Stark and Star-Lord, this list consists of the coolest and most suave characters in the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. Which character do you think is the coolest?

Vote up your favorite cool characters and add anyone you think shouldn’t be missing from this list.

  • Iron Man1
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    Iron Man

    Ultimate Avengers, Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow

    ActorRobert Downey Jr.

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  • Loki2
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    Loki

    Marvel Universe

    ActorTom Hiddleston

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  • Thor3
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    Thor

    Ultimate Avengers, Ultimate Avengers 2

    ActorChris Hemsworth

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  • Doctor Strange4
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    Doctor Strange

    Dr. Strange, Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme

    ActorBenedict Cumberbatch

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  • Rocket Raccoon5
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  • Captain America6
    96
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    Captain America

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    ActorChris Evans

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  • Black Widow7
    74
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    Black Widow

    Ultimate Avengers, Ultimate Avengers 2

    ActorOlivia d'Abo, Scarlett Johansson

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  • Spider-Man8
    87
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    Spider-Man

    Spider-Man, The Green Goblin's Last Stand

    ActorTobey Maguire, Dan Poole, Andrew Garfield

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  • Black Panther9
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    Black Panther

    Ultimate Avengers 2

    ActorJeffrey D. Sams

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  • Groot10
    70
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    Groot

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    ActorVin Diesel

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  • Scarlet Witch11
    68
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    Scarlet Witch

    The Avengers: Age of Ultron

    ActorElizabeth Olsen

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  • Hulk12
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    Hulk

    The Incredible Hulk Returns, The Incredible Hulk

    ActorLou Ferrigno, Fred Tatasciore, Eric Bana, Mark Ruffalo, Edward Norton

    The Hulk is a fictional superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Ant-Man13
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    Ant-Man

    Ant-Man

    ActorPaul Rudd

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  • Star-Lord14
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    Star-Lord

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    ActorChris Pratt

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  • Valkyrie15
    60
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    Valkyrie

    Avengers: Endgame, Thor: Ragnarok

    ActorTessa Thompson, Cathy Weseluck

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  • Quicksilver16
    66
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    Quicksilver

    X-Men: Days of Future Past

    ActorEvan Peters

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  • Hawkeye17
    58
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    Hawkeye

    Thor, The Avengers

    ActorJeremy Renner

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  • Shuri18
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  • Gamora19
    49
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    Gamora

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    ActorZoe Saldana

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  • Vision20
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    Vision

    Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow

    ActorPaul Bettany

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