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

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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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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Advertisements in Variety magazine announcing the movie's production incorrectly credited the character as being "created by Stan Lee". This was corrected to credit Jack Kirby and Joe Simon in the actual movie. See more »

Goofs

In the Nazi stronghold, Captain America prepares to throw his shield at the searchlight. The light operator, fearing the worst, ducks down out of view. When the shield knocks over the tower, there is no sign of the guard, giving away the fact that the collapsing tower is just a miniature. See more »

Quotes

Sam Kolawetz: You see, I have got proof that this Red Skull guy was closely involved in the murders of Robert Kennedy, John Kennedy, Martin Luther King...
[glances at Captain America's baffled face]
Sam Kolawetz: Jesus, you don't even know who I'm talking about do ya?
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Crazy Credits

Unlike the other actors who are credited for playing two characters, Scott Paulin receives two separate credits for playing Red Skull and the Army doctor. See more »

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Written in the Wind
Written and Produced by Barry Goldberg & Derek Power
Performed by Southside Johnny Lyon (as Southside Johnny)
Courtesy of Cypress Records
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Captain America!
24 January 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Captain America is good movie. All of the cast was good and the characters were used properly. It was funny that Melinda Dillon and Darren McGavin were in another film together. Matt Salinger played Captain America very good and Scott Paulin played the Red Skull excellently! It was unusual to see Ronny Cox as the president and Ned Beatty in yet another superhero movie! Very good directing by one of the most underrated directors Albert Pyun. I really don't know what is so bad about this movie. Sure its not like the current Marvel movies but this was made a long while ago. If you like Marvel Comics, Captain America, and the cast mentioned above then I recommend you watch this movie!


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