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"Studios Are Way Too Reliant On CGI" — We're Curious To Know Your Opinion On The CGI In Each Marvel Film And Show

Avengers: Endgame was the pinnacle of CGI, change our minds!

Recently, it seems like Marvel fans all over social media have been ~very~ vocal about their opinions on the CGI seen in the MCU — especially for more recent releases.

Marvel have fallen off a cliff with Doctor strange 2 and Thor Love and Thunder. First time ever I can say that the cgi at parts in both films is like a tv film only. Woefully poor writing.

Twitter: @Karll_brinkus

“the cgi is bad” “the greenscreen is bad” have you ever tried having fun

Twitter: @vloggertaika

From complaints about how scenes look or the overuse of CGI to more ~valid~ counter-complaints about how the artists employed by Marvel aren't given enough time to put together perfection — the people have a lot to say on this topic.

@heroichollywood The VFX artists at Marvel Studio when we complain about the CGI.

Twitter: @Pope_Angry_III

We need to bring back more practical effects, studios are WAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY too reliant on CGI, like in Thor Love and Thunder the fucking helmets were CGI https://t.co/mrV647ZFrz

Twitter: @JosephBrito7

But we want to know what your Marvel opinions are! So the game is simple and all in good fun — we'll show you a big CGI scene from *each* film and show in the MCU, and you give it a rating based on how awesome or awful you think it is!

🚨 Spoilers ahead, FYI 🚨

1. Iron Man (2008)

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Our CGI Score: 9/10

The first of its kind, and that last battle? Flawless.

2. Iron Man 2 (2010)

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Our CGI Score: 8/10

3. Thor (2011)

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Our CGI Score: 8/10

4. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

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Our CGI Score: 9.5/10 (extra points for skinny Steve) 

5. The Avengers (2012)

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Our CGI Score: 6.6/10

6. Iron Man 3 (2013)

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Our CGI Score: 8.8/10 (This was a really good fight!)

7. Thor: The Dark World (2013)

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Our CGI Score: 8/10

8. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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Our CGI Score: 8.7/10  (BUCKY!!!)

9. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

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Our CGI Score: 8/10

Thanos' first big appearance is 10/10 though.

10. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

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Our CGI Score: 7/10

11. Ant-Man (2015)

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Our CGI Score: 9.7/10 

12. Captain America: Civil War (2016)

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Our CGI Score: 9.7/10 (Cap meeting Spidey lives in my head rent-free – Tori)

13. Doctor Strange (2016)

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Our CGI Score: 9.8/10 

Doctor Strange running through a fragmented NYC? Iconic.

14. Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (2017)

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Our CGI Score: 8.8/10 

15. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

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Our CGI Score: 8/10

16. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

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Our CGI Score: 8.2/10

17. Black Panther (2017)

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Our CGI Score: 9.9/10

18. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

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Our CGI Score: 9.5

19. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

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Our CGI Score: 100/10 

20. Captain Marvel (2019)

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Our CGI Score: 10/10

21. Avengers: Endgame (2019)

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CGI Score: 10000/10

FLAWLESS.

22. Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

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Our CGI Score: 20/10. 

This film was all around great, can't be faulted.

23. Black Widow (2021)

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Our CGI Score: 7/10

24. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)

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Our CGI Score: 8.6/10

Bringing Shishi to life was never gonna be easy, but they did what they had to do.

25. Eternals (2021)

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Our CGI Score: 8.7/10

26. WandaVision (Disney+)

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Our CGI Score: 8.8/10 

Don't you just wanna go back to how you felt when this was new?!

27. Falcon and The Winter Soldier (Disney+)

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Our CGI Score: 8.6/10 

A show where if villain bad, then why villain make good point.

28. Loki (Disney+)

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Our CGI Score: 8/10

29. Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

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CGI Score: 1001/10 - Tori 

Real heartbreak.

30. Hawkeye (Disney+)

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Our CGI Score: 7/10

31. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)

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Our CGI Score: 7.2/10

32. Miss Marvel (2022)

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Our CGI Score: 8.3/10

33. Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)

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Our CGI Score: 6.9/10

Let's remember the VFX teams are doing their best and making comic books come to life is way harder than it sounds (and it sounds pretty hard)! Let us know your thoughts in the comments!