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Released April 24th 2018, Avengers: Infinity War is the nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and the third film in the "Avengers" series.
The film carries on directly from the end-credits scene of Thor: Ragnarok and details the rise of Thanos and his acquisition of the 6 infinity stones to complete the infinity gauntlet and carry out his plans of universal genocide. The film exhibits several first encounters between characters of the cinematic universe, such as the Guardians of the Galaxy and Thor, the former with other Earth-based avengers. Peter Quill, Drax and Mantis with Iron Man, Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, etc.