The Guardians of the Galaxy is finally out and luckily for Marvel fans, the hype leading up its release was completely justified. While there were many highlights, dedicated fans of the original source material and even comics in general were rewarded with a number of Easter eggs, including subtle movie references and allusions to the wider Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, as audiences left the cinema, the majority were focused mainly on the obligatory after-credits scene, which featured a surprise cameo that left most audiences both amused and bewildered. More on that later... Movie cameos have been popular with audiences ever since Alfred Hitchcock first dared viewers to spot the director in each of his films and with the rich heritage of their source material, superhero movies have continued this tradition by regularly featuring cameos that allude to the original comic books and other movies. Most Marvel movies feature cameo roles for one of two reasons. Some appearances are included purely for comedic value, while others are used to hint at future developments for the franchise later down the line... Join us as we take a look at the 10 best Marvel Movie cameos of all time, which include a range of films from both Marvel Studios and other properties owned by Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox. Whether these cameos are integral to the overarching plot of these movies or are just fun to spot, each has earned its place on this list through sheer entertainment value. Remember to let us know what you think of each cameo in the comments section below and tell us if you think we missed out any obvious choices.