13 Notable Marvel Movie Cameos By Stan Lee

13 Notable Marvel Movie Cameos By Stan Lee


In Marvel movies, there is always a part that viewers are looking out for: a cameo appearance from Stan Lee, the co-creator of many of the superheroes featured. Lee has appeared in almost 30 films, all in which he portrays some sort of background character while expressing wit, and sometimes, references to his involvement in the creation of the main figures.

Seeing Stan Lee appear in the live action motion pictures of the characters he helped to create is always great to see. The following are some of his notable cameos in the last 10 years.

1. "X-Men: The Last Stand" (2006)

In "X-Men: The Last Stand," Stan Lee appears as a homeowner hosing his front yard. Suddenly, the water rises, and Lee watches in absolute shock.

2. "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" (2007)

Lee appears in "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" as an uninvited wedding guest to Susan Storm and Reed Richards' wedding who ends up receiving the boot.

But, but, he IS Stan Lee, the co-creator of the Fantastic Four! Why not let him in?!

3. "The Incredible Hulk" (2008)

Lee is the man who becomes ill after drinking a soda poisoned by Bruce Banner's blood in "The Incredible Hulk." You could say that his appearance is important to the film because it is what leads to General Ross finding Banner in Brazil.

4. "Thor" (2011)

The co-creator of the mighty Thor appears in the 2011 film adaptation as a man attempting to pull the Mjolnir with a pick-up truck.

Considering he was involved in the creation of Thor, Lee should be worthy of lifting that hammer!

5. "Captain America: The First Avenger" (2011)

Here is Lee as he cameos in "Captain America: The First Avenger" as a retired general who comments that he thought Captain America would be taller when he appears on stage -- although the superhero did not actually appear.

Captain America is actually one of the characters that Lee did not have a hand in creating, so it's no surprise that he'd be wondering about his height!

6. "The Avengers" (2012)

Lee was filmed for two appearances in "The Avengers," although only one of them actually made it to the final product.

Here is the one that was seen in the theater. In a scene where he is an old man playing chess in the park, he is asked about his input regarding the Avengers. He responds with "Superheroes? Give me a break."

It's pretty ironic that he would say something like this. Need I say more?

In my opinion, this cameo is even better. Lee is seen having lunch, and when he overhears a conversation between Steve Rogers and a waitress, he says, "ask for her number, you moron!"

You tell him, Stan!

7. "The Amazing Spider-Man" (2012)

Lee takes on the role of a librarian in "The Amazing Spider-Man" who is wearing headphones and does not hear a single sound of the battle between the titular character and the Lizard.

I hope he at least noticed the fallen shelves eventually.

8. "Thor: The Dark World" (2013)

In "Thor: The Dark World," Stan the Man is a patient in a mental ward who asks Eric Selvig if he can have his shoe back, following the latter's boring presentation.

9. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" (2014)

Stan suits up as a security guard at the Smithsonian Institution who discovers that the Captain America uniform has been stolen. He then states, "Oh man, I am so fired."

I wish you the best of luck, Stan.

10. "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" (2014)

Lee cameos in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" as a graduation guest (possibly the same person from "The Amazing Spider-Man") who notices Spider-Man swinging into the ceremony, and notes, "I think I know that guy."

I think you do too, Stan! You helped to create him!

11. "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (2015)

As a military veteran, Lee cameos in "Avengers: Age of Ultron." He claims that he fought at Omaha Beach and that it proves he can handle a shot of liquor from Thor's home of Asgard. Well, not so much. He is carried away drunk, muttering his notable catchphrase, "excelsior!"

I have a feeling that seeing Stan Lee drunk would be quite entertaining.

12. "Deadpool" (2016)

Although Lee did not contribute to the creation of Deadpool, he appears in the film adaptation as an MC at a strip club.

What occupation can't Stan Lee act in?

13. "Captain America: Civil War" (2016)

Lee appears in "Captain America: Civil War" as a FedEx employee. As he delivers a package to Tony Stark, he mispronounces his last name, calling him Tony "Stank."

When I saw this movie in theaters, the whole theater erupted with laughter at the scene.

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I'm The Girl Without A 'Friend Group'

And here's why I'm OK with it


Little things remind me all the time.

For example, I'll be sitting in the lounge with the people on my floor, just talking about how everyone's days went. Someone will turn to someone else and ask something along the lines of, "When are we going to so-and-so's place tonight?" Sometimes it'll even be, "Are you ready to go to so-and-so's place now? Okay, we'll see you later, Taylor!"

It's little things like that, little things that remind me I don't have a "friend group." And it's been like that forever. I don't have the same people to keep me company 24 hours of the day, the same people to do absolutely everything with, and the same people to cling to like glue. I don't have a whole cast of characters to entertain me and care for me and support me. Sometimes, especially when it feels obvious to me, not having a "friend group" makes me feel like a waste of space. If I don't have more friends than I can count, what's the point in trying to make friends at all?

I can tell you that there is a point. As a matter of fact, just because I don't have a close-knit clique doesn't mean I don't have any friends. The friends I have come from all different walks of life, some are from my town back home and some are from across the country. I've known some of my friends for years, and others I've only known for a few months. It doesn't really matter where they come from, though. What matters is that the friends I have all entertain me, care for me, and support me. Just because I'm not in that "friend group" with all of them together doesn't mean that we can't be friends to each other.

Still, I hate avoiding sticking myself in a box, and I'm not afraid to seek out friendships. I've noticed that a lot of the people I see who consider themselves to be in a "friend group" don't really venture outside the pack very often. I've never had a pack to venture outside of, so I don't mind reaching out to new people whenever.

I'm not going to lie, when I hear people talking about all the fun they're going to have with their "friend group" over the weekend, part of me wishes I could be included in something like that. I do sometimes want to have the personality type that allows me to mesh perfectly into a clique. I couldn't tell you what it is about me, but there is some part of me that just happens to function better one-on-one with people.

I hated it all my life up until very recently, and that's because I've finally learned that not having a "friend group" is never going to be the same as not having friends.

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15 Thing Only Early 2000's Kids Will Understand

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This is it early 2000's babies, a compilation finally made for you. This list is loaded with things that will make you swoon with nostalgia.

1. Not being accepted by the late 90's kids.


Contrary to what one may think, late 90's and early 00's kids had the same childhood, but whenever a 00's kid says they remember something on an "only 90's kids will understand" post they are ridiculed.

2. Fortune tellers.


Every day in elementary school you would whip one of these bad boys out of your desk, and proceed to tell all of your classmates what lifestyle they were going to live and who they were going to marry.



You could never read this book past 8 o'clock at night out of fear that your beloved pet rabbit would come after you.

4. Silly bands.


You vividly remember begging your parents to buy you $10 worth of cheap rubber bands that vaguely resembles the shape of an everyday object.

5. Parachutes.


The joy and excitement that washed over you whenever you saw the gym teacher pull out the huge rainbow parachute. The adrenaline that pumped through your veins whenever your gym teacher tells you the pull the chute under you and sit to make a huge "fort".

6. Putty Erasers


You always bought one whenever there was a school store.

7. iPod shuffle.


The smallest, least technological iPpd apple has made, made you the coolest kid at the bus stop.

8. "Education Connection"

You knew EVERY wood to the "Education Connection" commercials. Every. Single.Word.

9. " The Naked Brothers Band"


The "Naked Brothers Band" had a short run on Nickelodeon and wrote some absolute bangers including, "Crazy Car' and "I Don't Wanna Go To School"

10. Dance Dance Revolution


This one video game caused so many sibling, friend, and parent rivalries. This is also where you learned all of your super sick dance moves.

11. Tamagotchi


Going to school with fear of your Tamagotchi dying while you were away was your biggest worry.

12. Gym Scooters


You, or somebody you know most likely broke or jammed their finger on one of these bad boys, but it was worth it.

13. Scholastic book fairs


Begging your parents for money to buy a new book, and then actually spending it on pens, pencils, erasers, and posters.



Who knew that putting yogurt in a plastic tube made it taste so much better?

15. Slap Bracelets


Your school probably banned these for being "too dangerous".

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