Captain America: The First Avenger

Synopsis: It is 1942, America has entered World War II, and sickly but determined Steve Rogers is frustrated at being rejected yet again for military service. Everything changes when Dr. Erskine recruits him for the secret Project Rebirth. Proving his extraordinary courage, wits and conscience, Rogers undergoes the experiment and his weak body is suddenly enhanced into the maximum human potential. When Dr. Erskine is then immediately assassinated by an agent of Nazi Germany's secret HYDRA research department (headed by Johann Schmidt, a.k.a. the Red Skull), Rogers is left as a unique man who is initially misused as a propaganda mascot; however, when his comrades need him, Rogers goes on a successful adventure that truly makes him Captain America, and his war against Schmidt begins.
Director(s): Joe Johnston
Production: Paramount Pictures
  3 wins & 46 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
124 min

Lovingly cooked by Bakemstr

You the guys from Washington?

You get many other visitors out here?

How long you been on site?

Since this morning.

A Russian oil team called it in about 18 hours ago.

How come nobody's spotted it before?

It's really not that surprising.

This landscapes changing all the time.

You got any idea what this thing is exactly?

I don't know, it's probably a weather balloon.

I don't think so.

You know we don't have the

equipment for a job like this.

How long before we can start craning it out?

I don't think you quite understand.

You guys are going to need one hell of a crane.

Base, we're aft.

What is this?



- What is it?

- My god.

Mays, give me a line to the Colonel.

It's 3am, sir.

I don't care what time it is.

This one's waited long enough.

Tnsberg, Norway

March - 1942

They've come for it.

They have before.

Not like this.

Let them come.

They'll never find it.

Open it.

Why can't you find it?

It has taken me a long time to find this place.

You should be commended.

Help him up.

I think that you are a man of great vision.

And in this way we are much alike.

I am nothing like you.

Of course but what others see as superstition,

you and I know to be of science.

What you seek is just a legend.

Then why make such an effort to conceal it?

The tesseract was the jewel

of Odin's treasure room.

It's not something one buries.

But I think it is close, yes.

I cannot help you.


But maybe you can help your, uh village?

You must have some friends out there.

Some little grandchildren, perhaps.

You have no need for them to die.


The Tree of the world.

Guardian of wisdom.

And fate for some.

And the Fhrer digs for trinkets in the desert.

You have never seen this.

Have you?

It's not for the eyes of ordinary men.


Give the order to open fire.



You cannot control the power you hold.

You will burn.

I already have.

O'Connell, Michael.

Kaminski, Henry.

Boy a lot of guys getting killed over there.

Rogers, Stephen.

Kinda makes you think

twice about enlisting, huh?



What did your father die of?

Mustard gas.

He was in the 107th infantry.

- I was hoping I could be assigned.

- Mother?

She was a nurse in a TB ward.

Got hit.

Couldn't shake it.

Sorry son.

Well just give me a chance.

You'll be ineligible on your asthma alone.

Is there anything you can do?

I'm doing it.

I'm saving your life.

War continues to ravage Europe.

But help is on the way.

Every able bodied young man is

lining up to serve his country.

Even little Timmy is doing his part.

Collecting scrap metal.

Nice work, Timmy.

Who cares!

Play the movie already.

Hey, want to show some respect.

Meanwhile, over seas...

..our brave boys are showing the axis powers...

..that the price of freedom is never to high.

Let's go, get on with it.

Hey, just start the cartoon.

Hey, you want to shut up.

Together with allied forces,

we'll face any threat, no matter the size.

You just don't know when to give up, do you.

I can do this all day.

Hey, pick on someone your own size.

Sometimes I think you like getting punched.

I had him on the ropes.

How many times is this?

Oh, your from Paramus now.

You know it's illegal to lie

on your enlistment form.

Seriously, Jersey?

You get your orders?

Sergeant James Barnes.

Shipping out for England first thing tomorrow.

I should be going.

Come on, man.

My last night.

Gotta get you cleaned off.

Why, where we going?

The future.

I don't see what the problem is.

You're about to be the last

eligible man in New York.

You know there's three and a half women here.

Yeah, I'd settle for just one.

Good thing I took care of that.

Hey, Bucky!

What'd you tell her about me?

Only the good stuff.

Welcome to the Modern Marvels Pavilion.

and the world of tomorrow.

A greater world.

A better world.

Oh my god.

It's starting.

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Mr. Howard Stark.

Ladies and Gentlemen.

What if I told you that in just a few short years,

Your automobile won't even

have to touch the ground, at all.


Thanks, Mandy.

With Starks Gravitic reversion technology.

You'll be able to do just that.

Holy cow.

Well I did say a few years, didn't I?

Hey, Steve.

What do you say we treat these girls...

Come on, Soldier.

Come on, kinda missing

the point of a double date.

We're taking the girls dancing.

You go ahead, I'll catch up with you.

You really gonna do this again?

Well it's a fair, I'm going to try my luck.

As who, Steve from Ohio?

They'll catch you or worse they'll actually take you.

Look I know you don't think I can do this.

This isn't a back alley, Steve, it's war.

- I know it's a war.

- Then find kin to fight,

..start looking for a job.

- What am I going to do, collect scrap.

- Yes, I know that I'm

I'm not going to sit in a factory, Bucky.

Bucky come on, there are

men laying down their lives.

I got no right to do any less than them.

That's what you don't understand.

This isn't about me.


'Cause you got nothing to prove.

Hey Barnes. Are we going dancing?

Yes we are.

Don't do anything stupid until I get back.

How can I?

You're taking all the stupid with you.

You're a punk.



Don't win the war 'til I get there.

Come on girls, playing our song.

Wait here.

Is there a problem?

Just wait here.

Thank you.

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Christopher Markus

Christopher Markus is a writer and producer, known for Avengers: Endgame (2019), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Captain America: The First Avenger. more…

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