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Director:
Writers:
Don Ingalls (teleplay)
Don Ingalls (story) ...
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Release Date:
19 January 1979 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A recipient of an experimental body enhancement chemical retaliates against his would be killers as a star spangled superhero. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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One of the best superhero movies!!! See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Reb Brown ... Captain America / Steve Rogers
Len Birman ... Dr. Simon Mills

Heather Menzies-Urich ... Dr. Wendy Day (as Heather Menzies)

Robin Mattson ... Tina Hayden

Joseph Ruskin ... Rudy Sandrini
Lance LeGault ... Harley (as Lance Le Gault)
Frank Marth ... Charles Barber

Steve Forrest ... Lou Brackett
Chip Johnson ... Jerry
James Ingersoll ... Lester Wiant

Jim B. Smith ... F.B.I. Assistant
Jason Wingreen ... Surgeon
June Dayton ... Secretary
Diana Webster ... Nurse
Dan Barton ... Jeff Haden
Ken Chandler ... 1st Doctor
Buster Jones ... Anesthetist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nocana Aranda ... Throckmorton (uncredited)
Michael McManus ... Ortho (uncredited)
Lonnie Pense ... Wino in Park (uncredited)

Directed by
Rod Holcomb 
 
Writing credits
Don Ingalls (teleplay)

Don Ingalls (story) and
Chester Krumholz (story)

Jack Kirby  characters (uncredited)
Joe Simon  characters (uncredited)

Produced by
Allan Balter .... executive producer
Martin M. Goldstein .... associate producer (as Martin Goldstein)
 
Original Music by
Pete Carpenter 
Mike Post 
 
Cinematography by
Ronald W. Browne (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Michael S. Murphy 
 
Casting by
Joe Reich  (as Joseph Z. Reich)
 
Art Direction by
Louis Montejano  (as Lou Montejano)
 
Set Decoration by
Richard Reams  (as Rich Reams)
 
Costume Design by
Charles Waldo 
 
Production Management
Jack Stubbs .... unit production manager (as D. Jack Stubbs)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tom Connors .... first assistant director (as Tom Connors III)
Mark R. Schilz .... second assistant director (as Mark Schilz)
 
Sound Department
Bruce Bell .... sound effects editor
William Griffith .... sound (as Bill Griffith)
 
Stunts
Bruce Paul Barbour .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Jean Coulter .... stunts (uncredited)
Tim Culbertson .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Reggie Newkirk .... key first assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ron Archer .... costume supervisor
Jerry Herrin .... assistant to costume designer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Ted Roberts .... music editor
 
Other crew
Stan Lee .... consultant
 

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Runtime:
120 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
Continuity: The view from the front of the truck has the same hill in the background in many shots.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Simon Mills:Steve, I wonder if you have any idea what a tragedy it was when your father died. Now I mean of course not just for youself, but for this entire nation.
Steve Rogers:Maybe I don't. But he was my dad and I loved him. And then one day he was gone. And all I had left was a letter from the President, a man I didn't even know.
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10 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
One of the best superhero movies!!!, 1 October 2002
Author: Indyfan82 from Cincinatti

WOW!!! I have seen this movie and its sequel and I think both are some of the best superhero movies I've ever seen. I also like the later 1989 Captain America movie, which is pretty faithful to the comics movie, but I think I like the 1979 portrayal of Cap the best. Okay, actually the costume and shield are more like the comics in the 1989 movie and I do like that, but I also like the 1979 movies.

True, in this movie the origin is different, but at least it's close to the original. The costume is different but at the end of the movie, Steve Rogers offers his own design for the costume, and he wears it for the second movie, which looks a lot better.

Anyway, there's great superhero action and stunts in both movies. Very enjoyable. Check them out. Captain America rocks!

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