Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

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Captain America: The First Avenger Release Date
July 22, 2011
Captain America: The First Avenger Synopsis

Born during the Great Depression, Steve Rogers grew up a frail youth in a poor family. Horrified by the newsreel footage of the Nazis in Europe, Rogers was inspired to enlist in the army. However, because of his frailty and sickness, he was rejected. Overhearing the boy's earnest plea, General Chester Phillips offered Rogers the opportunity to take part in a special experiment... Operation: Rebirth. After weeks of tests, Rogers was at last administered the Super-Solider Serum and bombarded by "vita-rays." Steve Rogers emerged from the treatment with a body as perfect as a body can be and still be human. Rogers was then put through an intensive physical and tactical training program. Three months later,he was given his first assignment as Captain America. Armed with his indestructible shield and battle savvy, Captain America has continued his war against evil both as a sentinel of liberty and as leader of the Avengers.
Captain America: The First Avenger Credits
Starring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Hugo Weaving, Tommy Lee Jones, Hayley Atwell, Stanley Tucci, Dominic Cooper, Neal McDonough, Sebastian Stan, Toby Jones
Directed by: Joe Johnston
Produced by: Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Avi Arad
Distributor: Marvel Studios/Paramount Pictures
Release Date:  July 22, 2011
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