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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Len Birman ...
Dr. Wendy Day (as Heather Menzies)
Tina Hayden
Rudy Sandrini
Lance LeGault ...
Harley (as Lance Le Gault)
Frank Marth ...
Charles Barber
Lou Brackett
Chip Johnson ...
James Ingersoll ...
Lester Wiant
F.B.I. Assistant
Jason Wingreen ...
June Dayton ...
Diana Webster ...
Dan Barton ...
Jeff Haden


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 <>

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Capitán América  »

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Did You Know?


When he is on top of the truck, and the door gets unlocked and he swings it open knocking the two guys down the embankment, a few minutes later the chopper lands on flat ground and the pilot runs right up to the truck as it's parked beside a flat plain, with no embankment in sight. See more »


Captain America: Simon, can you still jock a helicopter, a fast one?
Dr. Simon Mills: That's something you don't forget.
Captain America: I'll meet you at the pad.
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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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