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Captain America (1990)

PG-13 | | Action, Sci-Fi, War | 14 December 1990 (UK)
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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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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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Before Matt Salinger was given the part of Captain America, both Dolph Lundgren and Arnold Schwarzenegger were up for the role. However, Arnold's accent lost him the part and Lundgren was busy filming The Punisher (1989). See more »

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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 »

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Red Skull: [on seeing Captain America for the first time] Good, an American. Just when I am needing help of my English lessons.
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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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A Disappointment
5 September 2004 | by (Manitoba, Canada) – See all my reviews

Superhero movies are again a hot property thanks to the big screen adaptations of Spider-Man, X-Men and Superman. As such, many film buffs who know little or nothing about Captain America have no doubt been picking this one up at the video store. Too bad nothing but pure crapulescence awaits them.

Where to begin? The movie has a dim look to it; the acting is second-rate; and the action and battle scenes are few and far between. It will disappoint most die-hard comic book fans, perhaps as much as those silly 1970s Cap films were. On a positive note, the action scenes aren't awful when the viewer finally gets to them. As well, the characters stay pretty true to their illustrated roots, and kids aren't going to be nearly as fussy as adult moviegoers about this one.


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