After his long hibernation, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is finding it difficult to adapt to the modern world and Captain America's place in it. Perhaps that will improve as he takes on a new mission working with Natasha Romanoff, aka the Black Widow (Scarlet Johansson).
Why Is Captain America: The Winter Soldier Rated PG-13?
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is rated PG-13 PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout.
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Violence: Characters are choked, punched, kicked, shot, slashed and thrown overboard during an attack on a ship. Hostages are threatened with guns. One man is hit with a heavy pipe. Others are shocked with a TAZER-like weapon. A car is surrounded by police, riddled with bullets and a missile-like weapon, and ultimately exploded with a man inside. Cars are smashed and blown up. A man is shot and dies of his injuries. Characters are thrown off buildings. Medical personal are covered in blood during a surgery. A man is attacked by numerous men in an elevator and later has to jump several stories to preserve his life. Characters are caught in a building that explodes. Characters plot to take over the world. Characters are killed with electronic devices.Violence is usually bloodless but does contain some gruesome injuries and is pervasive throughout the story. Many scenes include intense and brutal shootings and beatings. A character has his hand pinned to the wall with a knife. Blood oozes from a man’s chest after he is shot. Large airships explode in midair.
Sexual Content: A couple kisses as a way to avoid detection. A woman’s clothing reveals some cleavage.
Language: The script contains about a dozen mild and moderate profanities.
Alcohol / Drug Use:Characters drink a toast to celebrate an accomplishment.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of Captain America: The Winter Soldier...Home Video Notes: Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Release Date: 9 September 2014
Captain America: The Winter Soldier releases to home video (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following special features:
- Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes
- Making-of Featurettes
- Audio Commentary
- And More!