20 most epic battles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ranked

Marvel Studios' AVENGERS: ENDGAME..Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.)..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2019
Marvel Studios' AVENGERS: ENDGAME..Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.)..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2019 /
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17. Natasha vs Yelena (Black Widow 2021)

Out of the six original Avengers, Black Widow was the only one who didn’t have a solo film. Her story started as a supporting character in the Iron Man films until she became a fleshed-out character. When Black Widow’s solo film dropped it was met with mixed feelings from critics and fans but that’s not to say the film doesn’t offer some great moments to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

One of the best sequences in the film is the one-on-one fight between Natasha Romanoff and Yelena Belova. The atmosphere and the build-up for their encounter were executed so well. Two characters with similar fighting styles and no superpowers to help them just their training and skills.

The scene was not only an intense fight but emotional as well as we know Natasha could take out an enemy if she pleased but seeing as that this time she’s fighting someone she cares about she holds back a lot knowing well she wouldn’t want to actually off someone she considers to be family. It’s a well-acted and well-choreographed moment for the film.

16. Punisher vs Prisoners (Daredevil season 2)

When it comes to perfect casting Jon Bernthal as Punisher is a prime example of that. Marvel absolutely knocked this casting out of the park. Bernthal owned the role of the Punisher.

Probably one of the most violent and brutal battles that Marvel has done is definitely in Daredevil season 2 where we see Bernthal’s Punisher take on a slew of prisoners in a bloody and merciless fight. The way the fight was shot and choreographed is something special. It’s a rare moment to see something of this caliber in a TV show let alone a Marvel production. We see the fearless Punisher not holding back while he takes out every single cellmate that comes his way.

The small details are also worth noticing like when he takes out the last prisoner their bloodied face is smeared onto his chest simulating the iconic skull logo that the Punisher is known to don on his costume. It was a brilliant and clever little nod to the character.