Best answer: March 8, 2019. That's when you can catch Captain Marvel in theaters. If you're lucky, you can find a showing the night before.

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You can watch Captain Marvel on March 8, 2019

Captain Marvel is the first major Marvel movie being released in 2019; it's one of three, the other two being Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Audiences will be able to go higher, further, faster when Captain Marvel hits theaters on Friday, March 8. If you're lucky, you might be able to catch a showing the night before in an early screening.

The newest Avenger

Captain Marvel is the newest Avenger to be introduced into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Audiences got a hint of her arrival at the end of Avengers: Infinity War, when Nick fury used a cosmic pager to contact her.

Her solo movie will act as a both an origin story and an explanation as to how Fury knows who Captain Marvel is. In other words, Captain Marvel will answer the question of how the superhero will tie into Avengers: Endgame.

Following the Decimation in Avengers: Infinity War, Captain Marvel's involvement will be incredibly important. Remember, Thanos wiped out half of all life in the universe. She'll be able to help undo the terrible damage and maybe even defeat Thanos once and for all.

'90s marvel

There's a lot you need to know before seeing Captain Marvel, which we answer here. If you prefer to go in without first brushing up on the character, that's fine! At the very least, you should know that Captain Marvel takes place in the '90s, long before Avengers: Infinity War.

You may have gathered that when the trailers for Captain Marvel started to drop. But knowing when the movie takes place will provide needed context and should make it easier to follow.

Higher, Further, Faster

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Meet Marvel's newest Avenger

Captain Marvel will introduce audiences to a powerful new hero and also answer some big questions, like how it ties into Avengers: Endgame. Audiences will also learn how Nick Fury lost the use of one of his eyes.

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