Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is James Gunn's farewell to the MCU (at least for now), as the writer-director moves on to lead rival DC Studios. It's also the conclusion to his beloved trilogy of spacefaring, superhero misfits, and according to our Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 review, it successfully "sends [the Guardians (and Gunn)] out on an emotional and action-packed high note."
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is now available in theaters everywhere. If you're wondering how and where you can watch it yourself, take a look at the information below.
Where to Watch Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 – Showtimes
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is now in theaters across the U.S. right now. To find when and where you can watch the movie near you, check the local showtime listings at the links below:
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Streaming Release Status
There's been no official announcement regarding Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3's streaming release date, though we know it will eventually be released on Disney+, rather than Netflix or HBO Max.
As for a potential release date, let's look to the past three MCU films for guidance. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania will come to Disney's streaming service on May 17, 89 days after its theatrical debut; Black Panther: Wakanda Forever hit the service after 82 days; and Thor: Love & Thunder before it took 63 days to hit Disney+. Should Disney adhere to that 63–89-day window, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 would come to streaming between July 7 and August 2.
What Is Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 About?
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 continues the story of the MCU's band of misfit heroes. Here's the official overview from Marvel:
Peter Quill, still reeling from the loss of Gamora, must rally his team around him to defend the universe along with protecting one of their own. A mission that, if not completed successfully, could quite possibly lead to the end of the Guardians as we know them.
How to Watch Previous Guardians of the Galaxy Movies
Disney and Marvel have released two previous Guardians of the Galaxy movies and a holiday special. Those looking to catch up on the series have several options, as detailed below.
For those interested in the heroes' complete journeys, they also appear in Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, and Thor: Love and Thunder. Each of these movies can be streamed on Disney+.
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (2022)
- Disney+ (Stream)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Cast
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 was written and directed by James Gunn. It stars the following actors:
- Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord
- Zoe Saldana as Gamora
- Dave Bautista as Drax
- Karen Gillan as Nebula
- Pom Klementieff as Mantis
- Vin Diesel as Groot
- Bradley Cooper as Rocket
- Will Poulter as Adam Warlock
- Maria Bakalova as Cosmo the Spacedog
- Chukwudi Iwuji as The High Evolutionary
- Sean Gunn as Kraglin
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Rating and Runtime
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, strong language, suggestive/drug references, and thematic elements. The film runs for a total of 2 hours and 30 minutes including credits.
Is There a Post-Credits Scene?
Yes, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 has two post-credits scenes, as confirmed by writer-director James Gunn.
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