Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3 hits theaters May 3. It is recommended for you to watch several Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) releases before seeing this latest GOTG movie. This story will continue the story of the MCU universe, especially for the Guardians gang. The action of Star-Lord and friends will enter a new chapter after the two GOTG films that were released previously.
So, which films should you see? Check out the 5 films that you must see before watching Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3.
5 Movies to Watch Before Guardian of the Galaxy vol.3
1. Guardians of the Galaxy
This movie tells the story of the formation of the Guardians of the Galaxy, which consists of Star-Lord, Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista), Rocket (Bradley Cooper), and Groot (Vin Diesel). This film is important to watch because it is an introduction to GOTG and features important characters who will be involved in the next movies.
2. Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2
The next sequel continues the adventures of the Guardians gang who have to deal with Ego (Kurt Russell), Star-Lord’s father who is an ancient Celestial creature. GOTG vol. 2 will further show the closeness between members of the Guardians as well as introduce new members of the Guardians, Nebula (Karen Gillan) and Mantis (Pom Klementieff ).
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3. Avengers: Infinity War
Infinity War is the first chapter of the battle between the Avengers and Thanos (Josh Brolin). In this film, Thanos collects the Infinity Stones to wipe out half the population on earth. The Guardians gang plays several important roles in this story. Thanos had to sacrifice Gamora to get the Soul Stone.
4. Avengers: End Game
This movie is the final battle between the Avengers and Thanos. The Guardians are involved in this war by working together with Thor who has joined since Infinity War. Endgame was also a turning point in the relationship between Star-Lord reuniting with Gamora, who appeared from the past with Thanos. You must watch this film to find out the background of Star-Lord’s attitude in GOTG vol. 3.
5. Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special was released as part of the Marvel Studios Special Presentation. This film tells the story of the Guardians Gang who want to give gifts to Peter Quill on Christmas Day. Mantis and Drax went to Earth to find a special present for Quill. This GOTG Holiday will show the closeness between the Guardians, especially Mantis and Drax.
Source: CNN Indonesia