Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier, transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.
It is 1942, America has entered World War II, and sickly but determined Steve Rogers is frustrated at being rejected yet again for military service. Everything changes when Dr. Erskine recruits him for the secret Project Rebirth. Proving his extraordinary courage, wits and conscience, Rogers undergoes the experiment and his weak body is suddenly enhanced into the maximum human potential. When Dr. Erskine is then immediately assassinated by an agent of Nazi Germany's secret HYDRA research department (headed by Johann Schmidt, a.k.a. the Red Skull), Rogers is left as a unique man who is initially misused as a propaganda mascot; however, when his comrades need him, Rogers goes on a successful adventure that truly makes him Captain America, and his war against Schmidt begins.Written by
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When Cap releases the "Howling Commando Squad" from the H.Y.D.R.A. base in Italy, Timothy "Dum Dum" Dugan (Neal McDonough) turns while everyone is leaving the cell, sees Morita and says, "What, now we release everyone?!" Morita (Kenneth Choi) retorts, "I'm from Fresno, ace!" All the U.S. Army knew, especially those serving in Italy, the the battalion of Japanese-American soldiers stationed in Italy were the most decorated battalion in World War II. Dugan, as a Howling Commando, should have known this. See more »
(at around 1h 29 mins) When Steve Rogers and Carter are sat in a bombed out pub in London during an air raid, a rather modern sounding two tone emergency services vehicle siren can be heard outside. Emergency vehicles during the 1940s used bells and this type of siren was not used until the 1970s. See more »
There are no opening credits, not even a title. See more »
The version of the film shows in AMC Theaters as part of a pre-Avengers Marvel Phase One marathon features an exclusive intro from Agent Coulson, talking about the film and the character. These Coulson intros were later includes as bonuses in the Avengers Phase One box set. See more »
At the time it came out, this was my favorite MCU film. I don't know how this one could've been done much better.
The casting is perfect!! Evans was obviously the choice to portray Steve Rogers. I will forever keep Hayley Atwell in that red dress as a fond memory. Weaving as Red Skull? No brainer. No one else could've done it as much justice. Stan, Jones, Tucci, and the rest of the cast of characters bring the story together.
If you haven't seen it,,, GO WATCH IT!!!!
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