• Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Captain America: Civil War

Release Date: May 6th, 2016

DVD Release Date: September 13th, 2016

PG-13 |2 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America (Chris Evans) believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) sharply disagrees and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) must pick a side.

Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman

Director: Anthony Russo , Joe Russo

Genres: Action , Fantasy , Adventure

Production Co: Marvel Studios

Distributors: Walt Disney

Keywords: Intense, Rivalry, Brooding, 2010s, Friendship, Sacrifice, Emotional

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Civil War is an exciting, often giddy pop pleasure. show more

  • 80
    ScreenCrush

    While slightly overlong, this movie is bright, creative, insightful, affecting and, above all else, fun. show more

  • 70
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Posing serious questions about violence and vigilantism while reveling in both, Captain America: Civil War is overlong but surprisingly light on its feet. It builds upon the plotlines of previous Avengers outings, bringing together known marquee quantities and introducing the Black Panther and a new Spidey in winning fashion. show more

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2017)