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Captain America: Civil War (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 6 May 2016 (USA)
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Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.

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With many people fearing the actions of super heroes, the government decides to push for the Hero Registration Act, a law that limits a hero's actions. This results in a division in The Avengers. Iron Man stands with this Act, claiming that their actions must be kept in check otherwise cities will continue to be destroyed, but Captain America feels that saving the world is daring enough and that they cannot rely on the government to protect the world. This escalates into an all-out war between Team Iron Man (Iron Man, Black Panther, Vision, Black Widow, War Machine, and Spider-Man) and Team Captain America (Captain America, Bucky Barnes, Falcon, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Ant Man) while a new villain emerges. Written by RespectTheHyphen

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Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of violence, action and mayhem | See all certifications »

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$250,000,000 (estimated)

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€4,738,514 (Italy) (8 May 2016)

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$408,084,349 (USA)
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(at around 1h 9 mins) Even if Steve's enormous biceps are strong enough to hold back a copter, it would easily be able to take off between the time that he latched onto it and the time that he grabbed the rail. He provides no anchoring at this time, other than his body weight. That wouldn't be nearly enough to hold the helicopter down for as long as he does.

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Karpov: [in Russian; reading from a book] Longing. Rusted. Seventeen. Daybreak. Furnace. Nine. Benign. Homecoming. One. Freight Car.
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28 April 2016 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I lost count of the times I gasped or whispered 'wow' to myself.

Story-driven and character-driven right to the bitter end, but it also has many amazing action sequences.

Remarkably, all of the characters are well-served. Old favourites get moments to shine, and new kids on the block are put in the spotlight as well. One in particular basically steals the film.

Weighty and serious, thought-provoking and intelligent, but also joyful and funny in almost every scene.

Rapid-pace storytelling. Blink and you miss the next story development.

Great, great performances from Robert Downey Jr., Sebastian Stan, Daniel Brühl and Chris Evans.

10/10


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