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Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979)

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The star spangled hero must battle a villain's plan to poison America with a chemical that horrifically accelerates the aging process.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reb Brown ... Captain America / Steve Rogers
Connie Sellecca ... Dr. Wendy Day
Len Birman ... Dr. Simon Mills
Christopher Lee ... Miguel
Katherine Justice ... Helen Moore
Christopher Cary ... Professor Ian Ilson
William Lucking ... Stader (as Bill Lucking)
Stanley Kamel ... Kramer
Ken Swofford ... Everett Bliss
Lana Wood ... Yolanda
Arthur Rosenberg Arthur Rosenberg ... Doctor
William Mims William Mims ... Dr. J. Brenner (as Bill Mims)
Alex Hyde-White ... Young Man
Lachelle Chamberlain Lachelle Chamberlain ... Young Girl
Susan French ... Mrs. Shaw
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Storyline

When Simon Mills is looking for a missing scientist, he believes that a revolutionary knows as Miguel has him. And that he is using him to get his formula for something that can accelerate the aging process. So he sends Steve Rogers aka Captain America to find him. His only lead is a chemical that the scientist needs for his formula. Steve follows it to small town. It's then that Steve notices some weird things going on.Some men tell Steve to leave town. It's also then that Miguel threatens to spray the chemical on a major city unless his demands are met. Which the President will not agree to. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Captain America II: Death Too Soon See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The second television pilot for a series that never went into production. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the scene when Steve is helping Pete with his chores (feeding the horses), there is a microphone unit visible stuffed in the back of Pete's pants. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Simon Mills: We have reason to believe that these are all pictures of Miguel.
Steve Rogers: Looks like six different men, Simon. Who is he really? I mean, what's his background? Is he really a general?
Dr. Wendy Day: No one seem to know. I've heard stories that he's the son of a French Count. De DeMontray I think.
Dr. Simon Mills: Or that he's actually a Dutch physician named Van Hooten. Or an Englishman named Thornton.
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Alternate Versions

There are two different opening sequences: One begins with a recap of _Captain America_ (1979) and uses the comics-book-cover logo (seen on the video box art) as the title without the "II" or subtitle. The other omits the recap and uses a more generic font for the title, spelling "Captain America II" on three lines in red, white and blue (one color for each line). See more »

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Everything a super hero movie shouldn't be.
8 February 2019 | by leoxatzianSee all my reviews

It might be a slight improvement over it's predecessor, but it is nowhere close to being a good movie. The plot is always being explained to the viewer through a ton of exposition, the action is boring and the characters are incredibly one-dimensional, resulting in an adaptation that is a waste of good source material, a waste of Christopher Lee's talent and a waste of time in general.


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