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Captain America: The First Avenger

  • 2011
  • PG-13
  • 124min
  • 80%
  • 6.9 / 10

Steve Roger’s patriotism drives him to lend a hand to his country’s military force during World War II, but it takes more than sheer love for his land to join the battlefield. When tries to enlist for the military, Steve gets rejected because of his health and physical conditions. But it didn’t stop him from trying. As he attends an exhibit with his dear friend, Sgt. James Bucky Barnes, he decides to try again. He strikes a conversation with Bucky about wanting to aid the military. Overhearing this, Dr. Abraham Erskine recruits Rogers into an experiment that eventually turns him into a “super-soldier.”

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Chris Evans declined the part multiple times before finally accepting the role as he feared what the effects of the sudden increase in fame would do to his private life. Chris Evans was paid $300,000 to play the titular role. Even though he carries the name ‘The First Avenger,' Captain America was not the first avenger in the comics. Ant-Man, Wasp, Hulk, Iron Man and Thor were the firsts. After Hulk left did Captain America joined the Avengers.

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Captain America: The First Avenger is an American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Steve Rogers a.k.a Captain America. Chris Evans portrays Steve Rogers as well as Captain America, along with other stars, Tommy, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper, Neal McDonough, Derek Luke, and Stanley Tucci. The film debuted in 2011. Filming of the film took place in London, Manchester, Caerwent, and Liverpool in the United Kingdom, and Los Angeles in the United States. The film was a success, grossing over $370 million worldwide. The film holds a rating of 6.9 out of 10 on IMDb and an 80% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, which are popular sites amongst movie enthusiasts. After the 2011 release, a sequel titled Captain America: The Winter Soldier was released on April 4, 2014, and a third film titled Captain America: Civil War was released on May 6, 2016.