The release of "Avengers: Endgame" this weekend is the culmination of 21 movies over the span of 11 years with a story arc involving many characters. But for those who missed a few installments or, perhaps, missed them all and want to get caught up for "Endgame," there are six Marvel movies you need to see to prepare for this massive cinematic event. These are the bare minimum - all killer, no filler - to understand the characters, themes and key plot points. 

Watch the video for the Marvel Cinematic Universe cheat sheet. 

Tickets for "Avengers: Endgame" in Lubbock:
Alamo Drafthouse
Cinemark Theaters
Premiere Cinemas