Black Panther movies in order: How to watch the MCU Black Panther films

Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER..Black Panther/T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ..Ph: Matt Kennedy..©Marvel Studios 2018
Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER..Black Panther/T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ..Ph: Matt Kennedy..©Marvel Studios 2018 /

Black Panther is one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most beloved characters. What is the correct order to watch the icon’s MCU movies?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has introduced fans to many popular and iconic comic book characters over the years, and you will find Black Panther among the most important on that list.

Portrayed by the late, great Chadwick Boseman from 2016 until his death in 2020, King T’Challa protected the people of Wakanda from harm before doing the same for the entire universe as part of the Avengers.

The Black Panther movie was a groundbreaking step forward in representation for both the Marvel Cinematic Universe and film in general. It also received acclaim from critics and earned a well-deserved Academy Awards nomination.

With the emotional Black Panther: Wakanda Forever bringing the franchise back to the silver screen, now is the time to get caught up on the story. If you’d like to know more about the MCU movies that feature T’Challa, look no further than here.

Black Panther movies in order

With the release of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, there are now two films in the franchise. The first one is led by Chadwick Boseman’s beloved T’Challa, while the second one pays tribute to both the actor and character, as a new Black Panther carries on their legacy. There is speculation that there will be a third movie in the future.

Here’s how to watch the movies without the other vital MCU installments.

  • Black Panther (2018)
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022)

Now, as these two movies take place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Black Panther and Wakanda story is interwoven into other movies, with Chadwick Boseman also appearing as the character in them. If you’d like to watch the character’s full story thus far, here’s how you can do that.

Black Panther movies in order with Avengers

Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther movies
Marvel Studios’ AVENGERS: INFINITY WARL to R: Okoye (Danai Gurira), Black Panther/T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlet Johansson) and Winter Soldier/Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan)Photo: Chuck Zlotnick©Marvel Studios 2018 /

T’Challa made his debut in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War and has played an important role in multiple Marvel movies outside of the Black Panther film series, helping the Avengers battle Thanos and protecting the universe from his population-destroying Infinity Gauntlet.

  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Black Panther (2018)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022)

If you’d like to know the correct order to watch all of the MCU movies and TV shows, you can find out here.

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