7 most overrated Marvel movies of all time

Marvel has made of some of the best movies over the last 15 years, but some of those movies, like Avengers: Endgame, are a bit overrated

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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Ant-Man and the Wasp

Ant-Man and The Wasp
Marvel Studios ANT-MAN AND THE WASP..L to R: Wasp/Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Ant-Man/Scott Lang (Paul Rudd)..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2018 /
  • Release Date: July 6, 2018
  • Director: Peyton Reed
  • Cast: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña, Walton Goggins, Hannah John-Kamen, David Dastmalchian, Tip "T.I." Harris, Judy Greer, Bobby Cannavale, Randall Park, Abby Ryder Fortson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Douglas, and more

Ant-Man and the Wasp is the sequel to Ant-Man. It's interesting to me that this movie's Rotten Tomatoes score is the 14th-highest of any of the MCU movies with an 87% critical approval rating. I like the first two Ant-Man movies, but that feels far too high for this movie. The first Ant-Man is definitely the better movie, although Ant-Man and the Wasp is much bigger in scale.

Ant-Man and the Wasp continues Scott Lang's (Paul Rudd) story as he continues to work with Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and Hope Van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) as they try to save Janet Pym, who is trapped in the Quantum Realm. Overall, it's an intriguing story, but it lacks an antagonist. We're so used to Marvel movies with a big bad that needs to be stopped. That's not really the case in Ant-Man and the Wasp, and I think the story suffers because of it. Yes, this movie connects a lot of dots, especially with the Quantum Realm storylines, but Ghost is one of the most underdeveloped villains in the MCU, if we can even call her that That's a big problem to me.

Looking back, it makes sense why Ant-Man and the Wasp needed to happen. It has huge ramifications for Avengers: Endgame, even though fans don't know that at the time. Still, I think this movie could have been better with some more fine-tuning of the plot, focusing more on Ghost, and incorporating some of the heist elements on display in the first Ant-Man.