Captain America: The Winter Soldier Film

Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Movie 2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Film is an American superhero movie based on the character of the Marvel comic characters of the same name. It is directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo and produced by Kevin Feige.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Film has been rated PG-13 for the content shown in the movie. It has a prequel by the name of Captain America: The First Avenger and a sequel by the name of Captain America: Civil War. Read about Marvel Movie in Order to Watch here.

The plot of the Film

In the movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Steve Rogers is seen facing some difficulties to find his actual place in the modern world. Later, in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Steve decided to team up with fellow avengers because as per him that was the last way possible. He teamed up with S.H.I.E.L.D agent and Black Widow so that they can together fight with Winter Soldier.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Movie 2014
Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Movie 2014

Marketing

A teaser was released by Marvel Studios in the month of July 2013. In that teaser, the discolored and disfigured shield of Captain America was shown. “the image suggests that [Captain America] might see some serious battle in the sequel,” said the Los Angeles Times.

When asked about their opinion on the new teaser of Captain America, Roling Stone said, “the image hints at darker themes in the sequel”.

Released

The movie was released on March 16, 2014, in more than 30 markets and it was released on April 4, 2014, in North America. This film was released in 2D, 3D, and IMAX. Talking about its worldwide release, this movie was released in more than 668 IMAX cinemas.

The world premiere of the film was organized on March 13, 2014, at El Captain Theatre in California, and talking about its premiere in Paris, it was held on March 17 and the location was Le Grand Rex.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Film Development

The sequel of Captain America was announced before the release of Captain America: The First Avenger. It was announced by screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephan McFeely. They said that Marvel hired them to work on the film sequel.

In the month of September 2011, Chris Evans said that the sequel might not release before 2014. In the month of January 2012, actor Neal McDonough said that they will work on the sequel of Captain America only after the completion of Thor: The Dark World.

The Cast of Captain America: The Winter Soldier Film

Following is the list of the star cast of the film along with the name of the characters played by them:

Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Movie 2014
Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Movie 2014
  • Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America
  • Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
  • Sebastian Stan as James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes / Winter Soldier
  • Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon
  • Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill
  • Frank Grillo as Brock Rumlow
  • Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter / Agent 13
  • Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter
  • Robert Redford as Alexander Pierce
  • Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury
  • Toby Jones as Arnim Zola
  • Maximiliano Hernández as Jasper Sitwell
  • Garry Shandling as Senator Stern

Box Office Collection of the Film

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Film was made with a budget of $170-177 million. Talking about its worldwide collection, the film generated $714.4 million. The movie has managed to earn $259.8 million in North America and $454.7 million in other territories. According to Deadline Hollywood, the net profit of the film was somewhere around $166.2 million.

Filming Location & Details

The principal photography of the movie started on April 1, the year was 2013 and the location was Raleigh Manhattan Beach Studios in Los Angeles. The working title of the project was Freezer Burn. The scenes that took place on the Lemurian Star were shot at Sea Launch Commander.

In the month of may, Dominic Cooper announced that this time also he is returning to his role as Howard Stark. In the month of May 2013, the makers decided to change the location in order to shoot the remaining film.

Critical Response

The film has been rated 7.6 out of 10 on IMDB. On Rotten Tomatoes, it is rated 90% fresh. “Suspenseful and politically astute, Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a superior entry in the Avengers canon and is sure to thrill Marvel diehards,” said the website’s consensus.

Todd McCarthy from The Hollywood Times said, “takes the bold (for Marvel) step of reducing CGI spectacle to a relative minimum in favor of reviving the pleasures of hard-driving old-school action, surprising character development, and intriguing suspense.”

Talking about the movie, Scott Founds from Variety said, “chockfull of the breathless cliffhangers dictated by the genre, but equally rich in the quiet, tender character moments that made the first film unique among recent Marvel fare.”

Post Production

Additional photography of the film was conducted in the month of December 2013. The makers decided to go for additional photography so that Russos can more accurately show the actual state of each and every character after the overcome of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Music of Captain America: The Winter Soldier Film

In the month of June 2013, it was announced that Henry Jackman will compose the score for this film. While talking about the film’s score Henry said that “it’s 50% production and all the tricks I’ve learned from spending years in the record industry but then it’s also got the kind of injection of symphonic, thematic, heroic music that all kind of merges into one musical, and hopefully coherent piece”.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Movie 2014
Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Movie 2014

Do you Know?

In the article below, there are some hidden facts about Captain America you have no idea of:

  • Initially, the director took the movie as a political thriller.
  • In the beginning, the title of the movie does not have “The Winter Soldier
  • You might be surprised to know that in real life, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans are friends.
  • In this movie, the development of the characters is considered to be the most important thing.
  • This movie is actually themed in the 1970s.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is considered to be one of the best movies coming from the Marvel universe. It has everything be it a great storyline, some amazing action scenes, great actors, and an extraordinary team of writer-director. If you are a fan of this genre, you will never regret watching this movie.

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