Marvel Cinematic Universe: 20 best actors, ranked

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With all the actors that have passed through the Marvel Cinematic Universe, who is the best?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has produced some of the highest grossing movies of all time both domestically and internationally. Titles like Marvel’s The AvengersIron Man 3, and most recently Black Panther are all examples of their movies that have made over one billion dollars worldwide. This is unprecedented for action movies. A lot of it has to do with the unseen phenomenon that comic book movies have become. None of this could be possible if not for the amazing performances by the cast.

The MCU has not only given us great movies, but channels like ABC and streaming services like Netflix has produced some amazing shows as well. Just recently, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. celebrated their 100th episode. There have been a plethora of characters in these movies and shows, but not all performances are created equal. Some actors and actresses have had standout performances in bad movies, some were amazing in a short amount of time, and some have been consistently astounding from day one. Here are the top 20 best performances from the MCU movies and television shows.

Besides the person’s performance, a few things went into making this list. First, how important was their role to the movie? Second, how did their performance franchise succeed? Lastly, how does it compare to the comic book character?