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Captain America: Civil War (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 6 May 2016 (USA)
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Political involvement in the Avengers' affairs causes a rift between Captain America and Iron Man.

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Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Writers:

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
Robert Downey Jr. ... Tony Stark / Iron Man
Scarlett Johansson ... Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
Sebastian Stan ... Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier
Anthony Mackie ... Sam Wilson / Falcon
Don Cheadle ... Lieutenant James Rhodes / War Machine
Jeremy Renner ... Clint Barton / Hawkeye
Chadwick Boseman ... T'Challa / Black Panther
Paul Bettany ... Vision
Elizabeth Olsen ... Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch
Paul Rudd ... Scott Lang / Ant-Man
Emily VanCamp ... Sharon Carter (as Emily Vancamp)
Tom Holland ... Peter Parker / Spider-Man
Daniel Brühl ... Zemo
Frank Grillo ... Brock Rumlow / Crossbones

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With many people fearing the actions of super heroes, the government decides to push for the Hero Registration Act, a law that limits a hero's actions. This results in a division in The Avengers. Iron Man stands with this Act, claiming that their actions must be kept in check otherwise cities will continue to be destroyed, but Captain America feels that saving the world is daring enough and that they cannot rely on the government to protect the world. This escalates into an all-out war between Team Iron Man (Iron Man, Black Panther, Vision, Black Widow, War Machine, and Spider-Man) and Team Captain America (Captain America, Bucky Barnes, Falcon, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Ant Man) while a new villain emerges. Written by RespectTheHyphen

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Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of violence, action and mayhem | See all certifications »

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(at around 1h 7 mins) While fighting Bucky Barnes, Black Widow tells him, "You could at least recognize me." This may be a reference to a storyline in the comics, involving the link between the Winter Soldier and the Black Widow programs that enhanced them both with biotech. It may also be a reference to their comic romantic involvement, or it refers to the Marvel Cinematic Universe story she told in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), of being shot by him while on a mission, and various scenes in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), when he was trying to kill her. See more »

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(at around 1h 9 mins) Even if Steve's enormous biceps are strong enough to hold back a copter, it would easily be able to take off between the time that he latched onto it and the time that he grabbed the rail. He provides no anchoring at this time, other than his body weight. That wouldn't be nearly enough to hold the helicopter down for as long as he does.

However Steve weighs about 240 pounds and when he jumps to grab the skid he is seen swinging on it violently. It appears the aircraft is a Eurocopter AS350 which is a light single-engine helicopter. Bringing a helicopter in a stable hover requires precise simultaneous control inputs. It is conceivable that when Steve was swinging his body weight on the skid that destabilized the helicopter enough and Bucky had to focus on keeping it stable rather than increasing the power for take off. See more »

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[first lines]
Karpov: [in Russian; reading from a book] Longing. Rusted. Seventeen. Daybreak. Furnace. Nine. Benign. Homecoming. One. Freight Car.
[shuts book]
Karpov: [in Russian] Good morning, Soldier.
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There are two scenes in the closing credits:
  • Bucky and Steve hide out in Wakanda, under the permission and assistance of King T'Challa. This leads into Black Panther (2018).
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Soundtracks

Pie Jesu
Composed by Gabriel Fauré
Arranged by Robert Henry
Performed by The Atlanta Boy Choir
Maestro Fletcher Wolfe, Director
Hendricks Coates, Soloist
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I love Captain
24 April 2020 | by q-02121-71714See all my reviews

There is no absolute right or wrong position on both sides of the civil war. The United States team is the embodiment of very justice , he believes in truth, goodness and beauty, he believes in the kindness of winter soldiers (in fact, winter soldiers are indeed manipulated by Hydra). Winter soldier is the only person in the world that the United States team has known since before he went to sleep, a spirit that no one can replace. A lot of people say the United States team is selfish, I don't think so. The Black Widow finally helped the United States team and the winter soldiers leave, so many people on the captain's side, not just a large number of people, but said that the captain's justice and salvation were accepted by more people. And Iron Man, uh, only wanted to catch the winter soldier, and his conceit in the positive film made him not see the truth of the facts. After reading the third book, it is heartache in two words. Why is the heartache? The fight between the American team, the winter soldier and the Iron Man, of course: the captain wanted to protect the winter soldier, Tony wanted revenge for killing his parents, and Tony was angry because the captain knew about it and didn't tell himself. It was a good show for a good brother to die.

At the end, when Tony was alone and lonely, he received a letter from the captain. The captain's magnetic voice softened my heart.Fight is hit, emotional injury broken, but as long as you need them to need me, we will be with you to fight with you.

That's how heartache it is. I like the United States team.


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Release Date:

6 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Captain America: The Fallen Son See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$179,139,142, 8 May 2016

Gross USA:

$408,084,349

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,153,296,293
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