But that also means there has been a lot to keep track of before “Avengers: Infinity War,” one of the most ambitious crossover events, comes to theaters later this month.
The movie is already projected to be a major success. Fandango announced this week that it was outpacing the past seven Marvel movies combined in presale tickets.
But even if “Avengers: Infinity War” breaks box-office records, not everyone who watches it will have seen all the other MCU movies or remember all the details. That doesn’t mean it can’t still be enjoyable — but since this is the movie the others have been leading up to, it’s best to know the basics.
For those who need a crash course or a refresher on the MCU, we’ve compiled all the important details and events you’ll need to know before heading to the theater when “Infinity War” is released April 27.