Doctor Strange 2 is in theaters now, so it’s time to be prepared! While we don’t know all the storylines that may be revisited throughout the multiverse, we have some clues. Here’s a list of tv shows and movies to watch before Doctor Strange In the Multiverse of Madness. Affiliate links are included in this post.
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About Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness
In Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” the MCU unlocks the Multiverse and pushes its boundaries further than ever before.
Journey into the unknown with Doctor Strange, who, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.
Watch the Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness trailer here.
What Marvel TV Shows and Movies Should I Watch Before Seeing Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness?
If you are just getting into the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) welcome to the fandom!
There are a lot of Marvel movies to watch if you want to catch up and have the time: be sure to find your favorite Marvel movies in order list and go for it.
But if you are just looking to have a short course to catch up before Doctor Strange 2 hits theaters in May, this is the Marvel movie list for you.
And honestly, we say “shortlist” but it’s truly not all that short.
Here’s what you need to watch before Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness.
List of Movies To Watch Before Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness
Most of these movies can be found streaming on Disney+, but if you need to rent them, be sure to check out Amazon Prime for the best options.
- Doctor Strange 2016
- Spider-Man: No Way Home
- Avengers: Infinity War
- Avengers: Endgame
- Fantastic Four movies
- X-Men movies
The original Doctor Strange is a given, as is catching up on Spider-Man: No Way Home.
The others are more rumored to be connected films.
If you don’t want to be totally in the dark when certain characters or cameos come on screen, we suggest watching all of the movies on the Doctor Strange 2 list.
List of Marvel TV Shows To Watch Before Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness
We also suggest catching up on a few of the Marvel TV series that have come out.
The trailer and the poster show clear indications that some of these timelines, characters, and circumstances may make an appearance in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
- WandaVision (MUST WATCH THIS ONE- it’s weird, but trust us, you need this knowledge)
- What If…? You might miss the connection to some of the multiverse characters if you haven’t seen this series.
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Patty Holliday is a parent movie reviewer, writer, and podcaster living in the Washington, DC area. Her goal is to bridge the gap between casual fandom and picky critic with parent movie and television reviews. As a lifelong fangirl and pop culture connoisseur, she’s been creating online since 2009. You can find her work at No-Guilt Disney.com, No-Guilt Fangirl.com, No-Guilt Life, and as host of the top-rated No-Guilt Disney Podcast.