Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America's ideals.

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 4, 2014
DVD Release Date: September 9, 2014
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Suspenseful and politically astute, Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a superior entry in the Avengers canon and is sure to thrill Marvel diehards.

David Sims
The Atlantic

It knocks down a lot of the infrastructure the previous films had created, and it does so in a way that feels organic and refreshing for the Marvel world at large.

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Cary Darling
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/

If Captain America: The Winter Soldier is indeed an augur of things to come during this special-effects-laden summer, maybe it won't be such a painful season after all.

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Tara Thorne
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

So all of this critical foam about how The Winter Soldier is highly political with its internet leaks and whistleblowers is just the scum on the glass after a refreshing egg cream-a leftover, a thing to wash off.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

A movie that is, in the best sense of the word, a Marvel.

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Adam Nayman
Globe and Mail

This is the first Marvel Studios movie since the original Iron Man that really stands on its own.

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Russell Baillie
New Zealand Herald

One of the smarter and more entertaining Marvel movies of the era.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Beneath the expensive, computer-generated busyness of this second Captain America installment is a bracing, old-style conspiracy thriller made extra-scary by new technology and the increasingly ugly trade-offs of a post-9/11 world.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

In "Winter Soldier," amidst the chaos, our hero learns to be wary of the modern world. Welcome to the 21st century, Cap.

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Adrian Smith
What Culture

The Winter Soldier isn't simply a far more competent movie than its predecessor, The First Avenger, but is perhaps the most complete and assured MCU film since Iron Man.

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Flixster Audience Score: 92% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
While its first half is extremely good, well paced and has electrifying action scenes, the movie soon becomes bloated with silly revelations and twists.… More
Dan Schultz
A winning sequel concerning the life of Steve Rogers, aka Captain America (Chris Evans), and how he tries to continue to conform to society in Washington D.C.… More
Spencer S.
I have never been able to hide my disdain for the first Captain America film, as its only purpose was to set up the backstory for "The Avengers."… More
Jim Hunter
Cap battles enemies with SHEILD with a new sidekick. The most disappointing thing about this new wave of comic book films is how little substance remains behind… More
Christian C
Pretty exciting although it would take a superhero to follow all the stuff going on at times. It's "in your face" Marvel....which is good.… More
Al S
It beats the original in every way possible. A fine and spectacular example of what a superhero sequel should be. A stylish, whip-smart, intelligent and… More