Captain America: The First Avenger 3D Synopsis
An experimental program turns Steve Rogers into the super-soldier known as Captain America.

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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
This muscular, red-blooded adventure has a decent heart and the stuff of Saturday afternoon serials running through its veins.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
What distinguishes Cap is his humble backstory, which involves neither hairy gods nor hot-dogging test pilots but a kid from Brooklyn who...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Stolidly corny, old-fashioned pulp fun.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
While the story is preposterous and most of the cast standard-issue, it's hard not to like a comic-book movie that features both Busby...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Sticking to its simplistic, patriotic origins, where a muscular red, white and blue GI slugging Adolf Hitler in the jaw is all that's...
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Here's the funny thing: Despite all the Captain America rah-rah in costume and indestructible shield, the movie is at its best when the...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
From its antagonists to its art direction, everything about Johnston's movie has a been-there, seen-that familiarity. Yet Evans' clean-cut...
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
This is what the ongoing onslaught of comic book movies lacks: stars. Real stars. Robert Downey Jr. is the exception when he should be the...
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60

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
In the end, the action sequences are just overblown and dollar-squandering, with no particular payoff in the entertainment department. The...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Once Captain America goes off to war in his endearingly silly suit, however, the movie starts to lose its vibe.
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Finally a good use of 3D!

By block_the_buster
So I was fortunate to attend an early screening of the 3D version of Captain America last night. Overall the movie was entertaining, however there was once quick scene that made the 3D version well...

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By mfwillick
Great movie for entire family. I took my grandchildren to see it and to my surprise I totally enjoyed this movie. I can't wait for the next one called next year called The Avengers! I rate this...

Captain America: The First Avenger 3D -- excellent

By penelopebos
My 9-year old asked to see this movie on his birthday, 7/26, and our family of four went last night. We absolutely loved it! Family oriented (no nudity/sexual content) and minor use of profane...

Captain America: The First Avenger 3D review

By Akerico
Just a great movie from start to finish!!! :)...

Captain America: The First Avenger 3D review

By upfish7
AMAZING ACTION!! CHRIS EVANS IS SOOOO HAWT!!!...

LAMERS!!

By LBOOGIEWOOGIE
I am really shocked at how many good reviews I saw about this movie, I wonder if any of these people worked on the film. Thank God I didn't pay to see it or I would've asked for my money back! ...

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Worth seeing.

By DaveMary
Overall the movie was good but the 3D seemed a bit off. I haven't looked but I would guess it was shot in 2D and post production enhanced. But there is one spot that the 3D will make you jump....

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By Ben Keen
Good movie, great for the family! Chris Evans does a great job as Captain America....

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Rated PG-13 | For intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 11+ Comic book adventure mixes patriotism, explosive action.
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