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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.

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For Steve Rogers, awakening after decades of suspended animation involves more than catching up on pop culture; it also means that this old school idealist must face a world of subtler threats and difficult moral complexities. That comes clear when Director Nick Fury is killed by the mysterious assassin, the Winter Soldier, but not before warning Rogers that SHIELD has been subverted by its enemies. When Rogers acts on Fury's warning to trust no one there, he is branded as a traitor by the organization. Now a fugitive, Captain America must get to the bottom of this deadly mystery with the help of the Black Widow and his new friend, The Falcon. However, the battle will be costly for the Sentinel of Liberty, with Rogers finding enemies where he least expects them while learning that the Winter Soldier looks disturbingly familiar. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout | See all certifications »

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4 April 2014 (USA)  »

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$170,000,000 (estimated)

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$95,023,721 (USA) (4 April 2014)

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$258,848,387 (USA) (25 July 2014)
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Trivia

Cap's list of the things he missed includes the Moon Landing. In the Marvel storyline "House of M" (an alternate reality where Magneto and mutants rule the Earth) Cap was the first man on the moon. See more »

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When Nick Fury is seen in the operating room following his shooting, both of his eyes look normal, including his left, very damaged eye which was seen when he removed his eye patch for the retinal identification. See more »

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[first lines]
Steve Rogers: On your left.
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SPOILER: There is a scene in the closing credits: A Hydra agent meets Baron Von Strucker, who shows him Loki's scepter and observes Pietro and Wanda Maximoff. This leads into Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). See more »

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Followed by Captain America 3 (2016) See more »

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Amazing Cap, Just Amazing!!!!!
19 March 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Another hit from marvel!!! can they do anything wrong.

With the success of the recent marvel films, this one again is sure to do well at the box office. whats more pleasantly surprising is that this film is probably the best they've made so far, even rivalling the avengers. I'm sure that with these positive reviews this movie will make upwards of 600 million, beating Thor: the dark world, but i doubt that it will beat iron man 3. however with the success of this movie, i feel that many more people with be eagerly waiting for the third instalment so watch out Batman V superman!!

The acting as expected from Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans and Samuel L. Jackson was excellent. Robert Redford was impeccable in his role and he was worth the effort that Marvel put in to get him on board. The rest of the cast all play their roles extremely well and Marvel have done the right thing by bringing the Falcon in the movie, which was played well by Anthony Mackie.

The movie is a great political thriller and i must admit, even without the bonus of superheroes, the script/story is a great movie. The superheroes is what we pay and want to see but the amazing flow of the movie itself should leave many satisfied. The superheroes and villains were all great and i hope we continue seeing the Falcon in the future along with Black Widow. This movie is the most closely linked with The Avengers and also Avengers Age of Ultron, from the rest of the phase 2 films. This is a great movie and one that i highly recommend watching.

BTW stay for the end credits for an extra bonus!


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