It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with superheroes here at RetroEnt. Like, totally obsessed. We wear a cape to work, we shout ‘AVENGERS ASSEMBLE’ whenever we need a team meeting, and we try to wear lycra a little too often (it’s not a look we can pull off). Yuh-huh, although we love all Marvel movies, The Avengers franchise definitely gets our hearts pumping and our Vibranium nunchucks glowing. While the new Avengers: Infinity War had us buzzing for weeks, you just can’t beat the first installment in a franchise. It’s an OG classic – but if you’ve watched it so many times you know the whole thing word-for-word (that’s impressive), then you might want to check out these other movies like The Avengers for when you’re super into saving the world.
Movies Like The Avengers
The first Avengers movies made all of our superhero dreams come true. Rather than focusing on one single superhero and their struggles and strifes (and the fact that they ALWAYS have to save the world. Give the guys a break!), this movie brings together some of the best of the best. There’s Captain America, Iron Man, The Hulk, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Loki, and more. Basically, it’s pretty darn epic. If you want to check out other movies that are equally as awesome, add these movies like The Avengers to your list…
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
I am Groot. I am Groot. I am Groot. I am… oh wait. Do you not speak Groot? Okay, we’ll translate. If you love The Avengers, you’ll love Guardians of the Galaxy. That’s because the concept of this movie is very similar to that of The Avengers. There’s a whole gang of superheroes who try their hardest to defeat the bad guy and save the world, as per every other superhero movie in existence. Yet, there are a few differences in Guardians of the Galaxy. For starters, these superheroes are much cooler (debate in the comments if you wish) and this story takes place in space – rather than on Earth. If you need any more reason to watch this movie, just Google ‘Dancing Groot’ and you’ll be sold.
Erm, can we just take a moment to appreciate the fact that the first X-Men movie came out NEARLY TWO DECADES AGO? We’re shook. Of course, we love the X-Men franchise as a whole, but as we’ve previously stated – you just don’t get much better than the OG. Yep, X-Men is one of the coolest movies like The Avengers because the Supers have all got impressive powers that make them invaluable to society. This is the movie that brought us the likes of Wolverine, Professor Charles Xavier, Magneto, Storm, Cyclops, and Mystique, and for that we thank X-Men. You have done us a great service.
Men In Black (1997)
Let’s be honest, Will Smith has never been in a bad movie, so when he teamed up with Tommy Lee Jones to bring us the first movie in the Men In Black franchise, we knew it would be a smash hit. This movie follows the life of two secret agents who make it their mission to hide the existence of aliens from the rest of the world. While they look pretty darn professional with their black suits and their shifty sunglasses, these guys don’t always do the best of jobs. Yep, there are aliens everywhere. In fact, you better not look behind you because we think we can see one now…. Just kidding! Or are we….?
G.I Joe: The Rise of the Cobra (2009)
One of the main reasons we love The Avengers is because it features an all-star cast of awesome actors all getting together to kick some… well, kick some you-know-what. This is also the case for G.I Joe: The Rise of the Cobra, because this military sci-fi action movie features the likes of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Sienna Miller, Channing Tatum, Dennis Quaid, and even Christopher Eccleston. Sure, there are some people in the world who aren’t particularly bowled over by this movie, but you’ve gotta try everything once, right?
Justice League (2017)
Although we love Marvel, we also love DC (just not as much). So, if you’re looking for a movie like The Avengers, we would definitely recommend Justice League – because it brings some of the newest and baddest superheroes into one epic movie. Yep, you get to see The Flash, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Batman, and Cyborg team together to save the world from the evil Steppenwolf and his creepy-as-heck team of Parademons. They’re not fun. Although it does take a little while to get into the storyline, seeing these superheroes work together will make you feel all giddy inside. Trust us.
Trying to find movies like The Avengers may seem like an impossible task, but there are some pretty awesome movies out there that are getting closer and closer to the awesomeness of this movie. So, which one are we watching first? You provide the popcorn, and we’ll provide the capes. We’ve got spares in the office.