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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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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

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

When the President hits the Red Skull's flunky on the head with Captain America's indestructible shield, the shield dents. See more »

Quotes

The Red Skull: We are both tragedies... And now I send our tortured souls to rest!
Captain America: Speak for yourself.
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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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A prime example of what a "1" vote should be reserved for.
14 December 2000 | by (Euless, Texas) – See all my reviews

This is without question one of the worst films I have ever seen. It fails in so many ways that I feel it is a perfect example of a what a film should be to rate a "1" on the IMDb Vote.

1. It fails as an adaptaion of a comic. Captain America is not a great hero who is frozen and thawed in this film. He is a ill prepared looser who gets his butt kicked in his first ever fight. Then we don't even see the red white and blue and shield again until the final fight. Captian America was an "action" comic folks. A film about Captain America should have lots of action!

2. This is somewhat related but even if you decide to give the film maker a break on the lack of action the rubbish in the middle is so boring that you will wear out the head on your VCR as you fast forward looking for something that looks promising.

3. I don't care what the apologists for this film say the acting is not good in this film.

4. The plot is terrible. Come on. Even if Cap could have diverted the rocket launched at the White House by kicking the fin, and even if he could have survived the impact I really have trouble figuring out why a rocket that is supposed to only have to travel to Washington DC has enough fuel to get to Alaska.

Over while the beginning and ending of the film show flashes of what this film should have been like the incredibly boring middle of the film and the lame plot make this one of the few films I feel really deserve a "1". For other "1's" see "Superman 4" and "Hudson Hawk"


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