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Captain America: the Winter Soldier

  • Action
  • Thriller
  • 2014
  • Anthony Russo
  • 130 mins
  • 12

Summary

Action adventure starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L Jackson and Robert Redford. Steve Rogers (aka Captain America) is still trying to adjust to being a wartime super-soldier in a 21st-century world, with the help of fellow Avenger Black Widow and former soldier Sam Wilson. However, when a mysterious assassin known as the Winter Soldier makes an appearance, it has catastrophic consequences for Cap, Nick Fury and SHIELD itself.

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Review

A star rating of 4 out of 5.

Chris Evans returns as Steve Rogers (aka star-spangled super-soldier Captain America), this time joining forces with Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow and Anthony Mackie's Falcon to take on a mysterious assassin. The colourful cast of heroes, undercover villains and ghosts from the past bring nimble nuance to a deviously well-constructed story that plays like an old-school political thriller as much as a classy comic-book adventure. The action covers the full gamut of spectacular destruction, from highway car chases to heli-carrier sky battles. Yet it's the character interplay, astute direction (by Anthony and Joe Russo), and emotionally strong themes that make it all so compellng. If Robert Redford looks stiff in the Marvel universe (evoking the spirit of All the President's Men), new addition Mackie fits right in and Evans grows into his role with supreme confidence.

Credits

Cast

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Steve Rogers / Captain AmericaChris Evans
Nick FurySamuel L Jackson
Natasha Romanoff / Black WidowScarlett Johansson
Sam Wilson / The FalconAnthony Mackie
James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes / The Winter SoldierSebastian Stan
Alexander PierceRobert Redford
Maria HillCobie Smulders
Brock Rumlow / CrossbonesFrank Grillo
Sharon / Agent 13Emily VanCamp
Arnim ZolaToby Jones
Georges Batroc / Batroc the LeaperGeorges St-Pierre
Jasper SitwellMaximiliano Hernandez
Councilwoman HawleyJenny Agutter
Senator SternGarry Shandling
Peggy CarterHayley Atwell
Councilman RockwellAlan Dale (2)
Jack RollinsCallan Mulvey
Howard StarkDominic Cooper
Security guardStan Lee

Crew

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DirectorAnthony Russo
DirectorJoe Russo (1)

Details

Theatrical distributor
Walt Disney
Released on
2014-03-28
Languages
English | French
Guidance
Edited for content
Available on
DVD and Blu-ray
Formats
Colour

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