After the release of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Marvel’s fifth phase is set to get more intense and complex with the arrival of Loki Season 2. The second season of this much-appreciated Marvel show will continue to focus on Tom Hiddleston‘s character, Loki, who embarks on a mission to locate Sylvie, Ravonna Renslayer, and Miss Minutes with the help of Time Variance Authority (TVA) members, diving deeper into the multiverse.

With Loki Season 2 premiering on Disney+ Hotstar on October 6, 2023, here’s a list of Marvel movies and shows that you must watch to brush up on your Marvel timeline and complex multiverse knowledge before diving into the new Marvel show. These entertaining titles will also help you locate and break down interesting Easter Eggs in Loki Season 2. Scroll down to check out the full list of Marvel movies that are available on Disney+ Hotstar.

Loki Season 2: 7 Marvel movies & shows that you must watch before the God of Mischief returns on Disney+ Hotstar

1. Thor

British actor and filmmaker Kenneth Branagh‘s Thor was the first Marvel movie that introduced the Marvel Cinematic Universe to Loki, the God of Mischief, portrayed by Tom Hiddleston. The 2011 movie exposes Loki’s resentment towards his brother Thor and his desire to take over his father Odin’s kingdom, Asgard. A much-watch movie that’ll help you have a better understanding of the complex character played by Hiddleston.

2. The Avengers

After unleashing the mighty Destroyer Automaton on Asgard, Loki leaves his homeland and arrives on Earth through a cosmic portal to retrieve the Tesseract. But after being defeated by the Avengers, Thor takes his brother (Loki) back to Asgard for prosecution. The movie gives us a glimpse of Loki’s complex character which is explored in subsequent Marvel movies and shows.

3. Thor: Ragnarok

The third film in the Thor franchise, Thor: Ragnarok sees Loki reuniting with his brother Thor to save their home (Asgard) from destruction at the hands of their sister Hela. While the latter succeeds in destroying the planet, Loki ends up escaping the destruction with the Tesseract. But he does help Thor rebuild Asgard on Earth, only before Thanos’ arrival.

4. Avengers: Infinity War

Loki played a brief but significant role in Avengers: Infinity War. In an attempt to save his brother, Thor, from Thanos, Loki agrees to give away the Tesseract. However, he ends up sacrificing himself to protect his brother and the world from destruction. The act of heroism gave Loki’s character a new arch. It was after Loki’s death in the 2018 movie that the makers announced a whole new series based on Loki’s character.

5. Avengers: Endgame

Picking up from where Avengers: Infinity War ended, Avengers: Endgame focuses on the Avengers who travel back in time to collect the Infinity Stones in order to reverse the damage done by Thanos. However, in the process, they present Loki from the past an opportunity to escape with the help of the Tesseract. Although Loki manages to flee from the timeline, he is eventually apprehended by the Time Variance Authority (TVA) agents.

6. Loki Season 1

Following his escape from the timeline, Loki finds himself in a whole new mess with the Time Variance Authority (TVA). The Marvel series takes place after the events of Infinity War and follows Loki who develops feelings for his female variant named Sylvie. Together, they uncover the truth behind the TVA agents and encounter various other variants of Loki. Eventually, they confront He Who Remains, the creator of TVA. Loki Season 2 will explore the aftermath of He Who Remains’ death and the chaos that follows.

7. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania‘s post-credits scene gives us an idea of what to expect from Loki Season 2. The scene introduces us to a variant of Kang, Victor Timely, who is manipulating time in the early 20th century. A must-watch for all Marvel fans who plan to watch Loki Season 2 as Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania provides insight into Kang’s powers. Starring Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is a great addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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