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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.


Anthony Russo, Joe Russo


Christopher Markus (screenplay by), Stephen McFeely (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Evans ... Steve Rogers / Captain America
Samuel L. Jackson ... Nick Fury
Scarlett Johansson ... Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
Robert Redford ... Alexander Pierce
Sebastian Stan ... Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier
Anthony Mackie ... Sam Wilson / Falcon
Cobie Smulders ... Maria Hill
Frank Grillo ... Brock Rumlow
Maximiliano Hernández ... Jasper Sitwell (as Maximiliano Hernandez)
Emily VanCamp ... Kate / Agent 13
Hayley Atwell ... Peggy Carter
Toby Jones ... Dr. Arnim Zola
Stan Lee ... Smithsonian Guard
Callan Mulvey ... Jack Rollins
Jenny Agutter ... Councilwoman Hawley


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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In heroes we trust.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

4 April 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Captain America 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »


Box Office


$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$95,023,721, 6 April 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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(At around thirty-four minutes) When Steve sneaks into his apartment through the window, the book Night Stalkers by Mike Durant can be seen at the bottom of the horizontal stack of books. Durant served in the Army as a Chief Warrant Officer 4, and was taken prison in Somalia during the Battle of Mogadishu in 1993. He was released after spending eleven days in captivity. Black Hawk Down (2001) portrayed the events of the battle, and Durant's capture. See more »


(at around 27 mins) When Nick Fury pulls up to the stop light and the police car pulls up next to him, the long shot shows the passenger side window of Fury's SUV to be closed. The close-up when the cops are looking at Fury and Fury's response shows the window to be down when Fury asks if they want to see any paperwork. Then when it goes back to the wide shot/long shot, the window is once again closed. See more »


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Steve Rogers: On your left.
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"The Winter Soldier" - the best action-packed bad ass kick-ass comic book movie
27 September 2018 | by rambofan4lifeSee all my reviews

Really action packed improvement over Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), "The Winter Soldier" is my second favorite MCU superhero film. I love this film to death more than the first one. Chris Evens and Scarlett Johansson gives a wonderful performance as Steve Rogers - Captain America and Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow. The Russo brothers knew how to direct a much action packed better sequel than "The First Avenger" because this is no origin story it is an action packed adrenaline superhero the best action sequel in the MCU universe. I love this movie to death I love, love it so much. Directed was by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo brothers who directed this sequel, much better than any other sequel is.

Steve Rogers - Captain America is living quietly in Washington D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. When a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) comes under attack. Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the "Black Widow". Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassin sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed. Captain America and Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the "Falcon". However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy - the "Winter Soldier"

The smash box office hit is the best sequel that is also a thriller in which a viewer ask him self who killed Nick Fury and why. We found an answers that S.H.I.E.L.D. is compromise and is taken over by Hydra from the first movie and many powerful men's are involved. This movie is better than decent or solid it is the best sci-fi action film ever made in my opinion. It is better paced than "The First Avenger" filled with more action and adventure excitement. I love the bound between Steve Rogers and Natasha Romanoff I did not except that coming. Chris Evens completely acts different and much better than he did in Infinity War I enjoy his performance more than I did in the first movie.

One of the best fighting scenes ever, in my opinion. I love the choreography of it. Best hand to hand combat from Chris Evens as Captain America. The fight scenes were completely badass, not only do I love Winter Soldiers design, but this whole fight was fantastic. Who ever did the fight choreography needs to get a raise. I love the music score for Winter Soldier by Henry Jackman excellent soundtrack. Seriously there is so many gun fire in this movie so many guns, explosion, explosive weapons they are used well. The highway fight sequence is a bad-ass, kick-ass scene ever in the movie, I love this scene so much. Cap is in slacks, doing backwards cartwheels, straight up throwing guys like it's no issue. The Winter Soldier has Cap's shield, is throwing tricks with that knife all ambidextrous. Al this in 3 minutes. It's so awesome, and so well done.

Captain America trilogy is the best superhero trilogy ever, it is my favorite trilogy ever and I love all three movies to death. MILES way better than Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" trilogy! and god that Winter Soldier theme! Yes I am a huge fan of this film and so I am fan of the first and third film.

Great performance from Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes - Winter Soldier he was a bad-ass assassin I ever saw. Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon good performance from the actor Anthony Mackie which he showed up in Ant-Man. Robert Redford as Alexander Pierce the main villain in this movie was excellent and bad-ass bad guy best performance I ever saw. Frank Grillo as Brock Rumlow I have no words for the guy except "Excellent" - I enjoy him in every movie he ever was. Brock Rumlow is a great bad guy and villain. Samuel L. Jackson did a wonderful job as Nick Fury, finally his character did something to do in this film, like fighting with assassins and so on. ©

Captain America jumps out of a plane with no parachute bad-ass, the movie has nothing but action sequences in any MARVEL movies so we can say "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is the best of the Captain America trilogy mine second personal favorite action MCU universe film.

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