Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Director: Anthony Russo / Joe Russo
Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Jack Kirby, Joe Simon
Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman / Paul Bettany / Elizabeth Olsen / Paul Rudd / Emily VanCamp / Tom Holland / Daniel Bruch / Frank Grillo / William Hurt / Martin Freeman / Hope Davis / Marisa Tomei / Jim Rush / Jin Shijia / …
Genre: Science Fiction / Action / Adventure
Region: United States
Languages: Xhosa / English / German / Russian / Romanian
Release: 2016-05-06 (Mainland China/USA) / 2016-04-12 (California Premiere)
Series:  Captain America 3
Length: 148 minutes (Mainland China) / 147 minutes
Also known as: Captain America: Civil War / Captain America: Civil War (Hong Kong/Taiwan) / Captain America 3 / Captain America 3
Rating: IMDB 7.8 / Rotten Tomatoes 90%
Captain America Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) leads the newly formed Avengers and continues to safeguard world peace. However, when members of the Alliance accidentally caused a large number of civilian casualties during a mission, which aroused political pressure, the government decided to manage and lead the Avengers through a supervisory system. As a result, the Alliance was divided into two factions: one led by Steve Rogers, who advocated maintaining the freedom of members and protecting the world from government interference; the other followed Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) Downey Jr.), his surprising decision to support the government’s system of oversight and accountability. The enigmatic Bucky (Sebastian Stan) seems to be a key figure in the Civil War…
“Captain America: Civil War” is a 2016 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America. The film was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and stars Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, and Anthony Mackie.
The plot of the film revolves around the Avengers, who are forced to choose sides when a government initiative to oversee their activities splits them into two factions. Captain America and his allies, who are opposed to the government’s oversight, find themselves pitted against Iron Man and his team, who are in favor of the initiative.
The film opens with the Avengers attempting to stop a group of terrorists led by Crossbones from obtaining a biological weapon in Lagos, Nigeria. During the mission, the team accidentally causes civilian casualties, which leads to a public outcry and the government’s decision to establish the Sokovia Accords, which will regulate the activities of the Avengers.
Captain America, who is distrustful of the government after the events of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” opposes the Sokovia Accords, while Iron Man supports them. The conflict between the two factions escalates when Bucky Barnes, also known as the Winter Soldier, is implicated in a terrorist attack and Captain America sets out to clear his name.
The film features several notable action sequences, including a fight at an airport between the two factions of the Avengers, which has been praised as one of the best superhero fight scenes in cinema history. The film also introduces several new characters to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Black Panther and Spider-Man, who are both set to receive their own standalone films in the future.
“Captain America: Civil War” received critical acclaim upon its release and was a commercial success, grossing over $1.1 billion worldwide. The film’s themes of government oversight and personal freedom resonated with audiences and critics alike, and its complex portrayal of its characters and their relationships has been praised as one of the film’s greatest strengths.
Overall, “Captain America: Civil War” is a well-crafted and entertaining superhero film that explores complex themes and features some of the best action sequences in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Its success paved the way for future Marvel films and demonstrated the franchise’s ability to continue to evolve and surprise audiences.