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Captain America (1979)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Drama | Sci-Fi  -  19 January 1979 (USA)
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A recipient of an experimental body enhancement chemical retaliates against his would be killers as a star spangled superhero.

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Len Birman ...
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Dr. Wendy Day (as Heather Menzies)
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Tina Hayden
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Rudy Sandrini
Lance LeGault ...
Harley (as Lance Le Gault)
Frank Marth ...
Charles Barber
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Lou Brackett
Chip Johnson ...
Jerry
James Ingersoll ...
Lester Wiant
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F.B.I. Assistant
Jason Wingreen ...
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June Dayton ...
Secretary
Diana Webster ...
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Dan Barton ...
Jeff Haden
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When a commercial artist is almost murdered by spies looking for his late father's secrets, he is saved in surgery when the FLAG formula is injected into him. This serum not only healed him but also gave him tremendous strength and lightening reflexes. To help him retaliate for his attack, a government agency equipments him with a special motorcycle loaded with gadgets and a detachable shield is not only bulletproof, but can be thrown as a offensive returning weapon. Thus armed, he battles against the nation's enemies as the Sentinel of Liberty, Captain America. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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One of the villains has outfitted his revolver with a suppressor. There is only one revolver that can use a suppressor by design (The Nagant M1895). The revolver the villain used was a Colt See more »

Quotes

Steve Rogers: The American ideal. It's a little tough to find these days, isn't it?
Dr. Simon Mills: Not if you know where to look.
Steve Rogers: Right on.
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Version of Spider-Man (1967) See more »

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Nay! 'Tis pure cheesy goodness!
5 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

I will not hear a word spoken against this fine movie. It's great for watching when getting together with your sarcastic friends. You know the ones I mean. The kind that rent a schlock horror movie simply so they can make fun of it.

The production values may lag, the acting may make you wince, and the origin of Captain America is shattered into a million zillion pieces.There is, however,one thing that makes it the greatest Captain America movie of all time: The Captain America movie from 1991! That one makes this one look like Citizen Kane. Plus, this one has a motorcycle!

Yes folks, if terrorists ever force you to choose one Captain America to watch at gunpoint, make it this one.


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