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Captain America (1990)

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Frozen in the ice for decades, Captain America is freed to battle against arch-criminal, The Red Skull.

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General Fleming
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Lt. Colonel Louis
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Red Skull / Army Doctor
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Young General Fleming
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Young Tom Kimball (as Garette Ratliffe)
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Storyline

During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, "Captain America." Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of Nazi baddie "Red Skull", Captain America winds up frozen until the 1990s. He reawakens to find that the Red Skull has changed identities and is now planning to kidnap the President of the United States. Written by Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison <rabhutch@spacestar.net>

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Captain America: Director's Cut  »

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Trivia

The original mask used had holes that allowed Matt Salinger's ears to be seen, but as this caused uncomfortable chafing, plastic ears were used. See more »

Goofs

When he thinks the future world is a Nazi trick, Captain describes a movie he saw with a similar plot. He seems to be referring to 36 Hours (1965) which was not released until 22 years after he was frozen. See more »

Quotes

[Last line]
Radio newscaster: In Rome today, one hundred and sixteen nations agreed to an environmental protection treaty. In a brief statement after the signing, President Kimball asked that we remember the many people who have gallantly sacrificed all to make our world a better place to live. The president closed his statement with this odd message: "To Captain America, wherever he is. We're all back in the fight."
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Please support the environmental protection act of 1990 See more »

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Referenced in The Spoony Experiment: Lords of Magick (2011) See more »

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Home of the Brave
Written and Produced by Barry Goldberg
Performed by Ivan Neville
Courtesy of Polygram Records
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Silly Ploy to Capitalize on Super-Hero Craze of Early-1990s.
7 July 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A movie that is little more than a quick fix to capitalize on the enormous success that "Batman" had two years before this film's release, "Captain America" is a really silly production that uses some exotic locales to make up for a lack of a suitable screenplay and invisible direction. Matt Salinger is dull in the titled role and he gets no support from "Deliverance" alums Ronny Cox and Ned Beatty who both must have been desperate for work and money when they were approached with this project. The titled character comes to life during World War II but immediately gets frozen and meets up once again with the evil Red Skull in the present-day after nearly 50 years of inactivity. Yawn. 2 stars out of 5.


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