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Captain America: The First Avenger

When he fails to pass the test for military service, a young man (Chris Evans) agrees to take part in a secretive government research project. Subjected to an experimental serum, he becomes the US Army's first line of defense as Captain America. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 123
Theater Release: 22 Jul 2011
Video Release: 25 Oct 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Captain America: The First Avenger is rated PG-13: for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action.

Director: Joe Johnston
Cast: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Tommy Lee Jones
Studio: 2011 Paramount Pictures
Website: Official site for Captain America: The First Avenger.

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Why Is Captain America: The First Avenger Rated PG-13?

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