Picture from Captain America: The First Avenger

Synopsis

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.

MPAA Rating PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action.
Theatrical Release July 22, 2011
Director Joe Johnston
Cast Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Tommy Lee Jones
Run Time 123
2011 Paramount Pictures Official Movie Website

Full Review

Why did we give Captain America: The First Avenger an overall grade of B+? Read our full movie review for parents.

Content Details

Captain America: The First Avenger has a grade of A- for sex, B- for language and C- for violence. Find out why...

Latest News

Read the buzz, get fun party and activity ideas, and hear what we, and others, are saying about Captain America: The First Avenger. The more you know about a movie, the better equipped you are to make a good decision.

Talk2YrKids

Looking for discussion ideas to talk to your kids about Captain America: The First Avenger? We got 'em!

Home Video

Captain America: The First Avenger is available on home video. Check this page for full information, along with alternative video titles.

Looking for something else? We've got some other home video titles related to Captain America: The First Avenger.

Related news about Captain America: The First Avenger

Studio Starts Filming for New Captain America

Studio Starts Filming for New Captain America

The 10 Top Grossing Movies of 2014

The 10 Top Grossing Movies of 2014

This year's top grossing movie list is largely made up of sequels, superheroes and a space thriller.

Captain America Soars at the Box Office

Captain America Soars at the Box Office

5 Things to Love about Captain America

5 Things to Love about Captain America

Lego Embraces Hollywood

Lego Embraces Hollywood

There's been an explosion of Lego film-inspired kits, along with video games, books and even TV spinoffs.

12 Family Friendly Movie Heroes

12 Family Friendly Movie Heroes

Sometimes the best heroes are the people in our family.

Patriotic Films for the 4th of July

Patriotic Films for the 4th of July

This Marvel comic book hero suits up to galvanize a country heading into war