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
Although huge parts of the movie were shot on location in Berlin, there are no real existing Berlin buildings to see. The government buildings in the so called »Spreebogen« (helicopter combat scene on roof top) have a similar appearance and almost agree on the situation, but in the movie they are much higher and »darker« than in reality. However, the »Reichstag« (German Parliament) is in the wrong place in the movie and also carries an architecturally completely different historical dome and not the real existing modern one designed by Sir Norman Foster. The only building that exists in the film as in reality, is the ICC (International Congress Center), which was moved to Romania in the film and serves as the backdrop for the car chase with the German police / GSG-9 unit. As noted by others here, it is very unrealistic that the German Special Forces Unit GSG-9 is deployed in Romania. Also, the number plates attached to the German vehicles do not correspond to reality. See more »
[in Russian; reading from a book]
Longing. Rusted. Seventeen. Daybreak. Furnace. Nine. Benign. Homecoming. One. Freight Car.
Good morning, Soldier.
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The main closing credits have the cast and crew cast shadows, each shadow representing an element about that credit's role. See more »
Not a huge fan of superhero movies, but this is good.
The implementation of comedy for a movie like this was needed to be executed carefully and they managed to pull it off. While the tension builds between Captain America and Iron Man, we get to deeply explore their character motivations and beliefs throughout the movie.
With the previous heroic acts that Tony Stark had, we are now met with a guilty and troubled character. His matured character arc was interesting to dissect because we see him constantly trying to contain each member of the Avengers and take responsibility for their actions while handling the diplomatic relations and internal heartbreak that was caused by Pepper Potts.
On the opposite corner, we have Steve Rogers who is fighting for his beliefs even if he has to go against the law just to protect his long time friend Bucky. These character depths add emotional weight to the story which leads us to have more difficulty on which team to root for as both sides have been well developed. The new heroes that are introduced to us in this movie are Black Panther and Spider-Man.
They were given enough screen time and their performances were amazing. I'm surprised that Black Panther was given a lot of screen time considering that the audience isn't familiar with his background. Spider-Man was a strong element in this film. The scenes he's in provide comedic relief, but his CGI suit looked very unrealistic and half-baked.
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