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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 4 April 2014 (USA)
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As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin 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 becomes 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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Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

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$95,023,721 (USA) (6 April 2014)

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$259,766,572 (USA)
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Trivia

The "winter soldier" title is assumed to refer to either Bucky's nickname, the Cold War, or how he was kept in a cold-based suspended animation between missions. But, from the commentary, it actually refers to an eighteenth century quote from Thomas Paine: "THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he (the winter soldier) that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman." Therefore, the titular "winter soldier" is Cap, not Bucky. See more »

Goofs

(at around 52 mins) When Steve returns to the hospital vending machine for the flash drive, the gum and drive are missing. Natasha appears behind him chewing gum. When he pushes her in the other room to talk she no longer has gum in her mouth. See more »

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[first lines]
Steve Rogers: On your left.
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Crazy Credits

Part of the closing credits is in a stylish montage of red, white and black images. See more »

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Referenced in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) See more »

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Score from Captain America: The First Avenger
Composed by Alan Silvestri
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Solid Thriller
21 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I applaud the Russo brothers and the writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely on a job well done in this action thriller The action is riveting as are the quite scenes between the characters. There are Good humorous punches in this script also. The returning cast are great and expanding their roles from other movies, I am trying to be vague here as not to ruin the movie. Also there are some great additions to the cast as well. Anthony Mackie does a soaring job as the Falcon (pun intended), he has a very comfortable fit to the cast and no way feel forces in. Robert Redford is a very compelling character and presence on screen. The action scenes were fantastic when I saw the resume of the Russos's movies I was a little worried, now I think they might have to worry about being type cast as action movie directors. There are a few changes from the comic book story line but they are not distracting. The Winter Solider is a movie that greatly expands and shakes the foundation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Stay for the two end credit sequences. I really enjoyed this movie and recommend it. If it's action you want. Go see the Captain.


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