What Order To Watch Captain America Movies?

A blog post detailing what order to watch the Captain America movies in.

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Introduction

Captain America is a superhero who first appeared in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character, who was created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, is an American patriot who fights for his country during World War II. After the war, he is frozen in ice for several decades and thawed out by the Avengers in the modern day.

Captain America has appeared in several films since his first appearance in Captain America: The First Avenger in 2011. The character has also been featured in two television series, one animated series, and numerous comic books.

If you’re new to the character or just want to catch up on his adventures, you may be wondering what order you should watch the Captain America movies. Here is a guide to help you out.

Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger is the fifth movie of the MCU and it was released in 2011. The movie is set during World War II and it follows Steve Rogers as he is transformed into Captain America. The movie also introduces us to Peggy Carter, Bucky Barnes, and Red Skull.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger and the ninth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo from a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, who also wrote The First Avenger. It stars Chris Evans as Captain America, leading an ensemble cast that includes Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Robert Redford, and Samuel L. Jackson. In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America, Black Widow, and Falcon join forces to uncover a conspiracy within S.H.I.E.L.D., while facing a mysterious assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

The film was produced by Kevin Feige, with Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Michael Grillo, Stan Lee serves as an executive producer. The Russo brothers were hired in June 2013 and agreed to return in 2015 to direct the third Captain America film; Markus and McFeely signed on in October 2013. Principal photography commenced in April 2014 at locations primarily in Cleveland and Washington D.C., before concluding in August the same year; additional live-action filming took place in various locations around Ohio regarding a car chase scene involving Cap’s street car and Hydra agents on motorcycles chasing after them; not all of these locations were used for filming the final car chase scene itself however instead they were used for other scenes set within it such as when one of Hydra’s agents is hit by Cap’s car while attempting to corner him or when another agent flips over his motorcycle after hitting something solid (in this case some snow) that was placed there intentionally during filming for this purpose; one particular location that was not used for filming but still utilized during production however was an abandoned truck stop off Interstate 90 near Geneva which served as one of Hydra’s base camps during production where most of their vehicles and equipment were stored when not being used for filming . Filming concluded on August 23, 2014

Captain America: Civil War

Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War is the 13th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the 3rd Captain America film. It was released on May 6, 2016.

Captain America: Civil War is a direct sequel to both 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger and 2014’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The film also features many other characters from throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Iron Man, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch, Spider-Man, Ant-Man, Vision, Black Panther, and Winter Soldier himself.

The movie is technically a part of Phase Three of the MCU, but it’s also the beginning of a whole new era for Marvel Studios.

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Captain America: The First Avenger is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the fifth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film was directed by Joe Johnston, written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, and stars Chris Evans as Captain America, alongside Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, and Dominic Cooper. Set predominantly during World War II, the film tells the story of Steve Rogers, a sickly man from Brooklyn who’s transformed into super-soldier Captain America and must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler’s head of weaponry, and his army from invading the United States and destroying the world.

Captain America: The First Avenger began as a concept in 1997 and was scheduled for distribution by Artisan Entertainment. However, a lawsuit led to its acquisition by Marvel Studios in 2000. Joe Johnston was hired to direct two years later. casting problems delayed it until 2010; Chris Evans was cast as Rogers in March that year. Principal photography commenced in June 2010 with an estimated production budget of $140 million to $190 million. The shoot concluded in New York City in April 2011 using mainly practical effects to recreate some of visual effects seen during World War II; additional footage was shot on location at Pinewood Studios Illinois near London from August 2011 to November 2011 for special effects purposes such as recreating period locations not present on any soundstage atPinewood or London where most of post-production took place during that time after Johnston had wrapped up filming due to most of his work being completed except for visual effects shots which could not have been completed until post-production due to time constraints even if it meant working overtime which some personnel did including Johnston who also didn’t want anyone else besides himself having creative control over his work even if it meant working on weekends which he did throughout post-production which lasted for over a year until its release in July 2011 .

Captain America: The First Avenger premiered in Hollywood on July 19, 2011, and was released in the United States on July 22, grossing over $370 million worldwide. A sequel titled Captain America: The Winter Soldier was released on April 4, 2014; another sequel titled Captain America: Civil Warwas released on May 6 ,2016; while another sequel titled Captain America: Endgame was releasedon April 26 ,2019 with a third sequel titled Captain America: Infinity Watch scheduled to be releasedon October 7 ,2022 .

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger and the ninth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, and features an ensemble cast including Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp, Hayley Atwell, Robert Redford, and Samuel L. Jackson. In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America teams up with the Black Widow and Falcon to uncover a conspiracy within S.H.I.E.L.D., while facing a mysterious assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

The film was inspired by the 1974 political thriller film Three Days of the Condor; Markus and McFeely cited Six Days of the Condor as additional inspiration. Principal photography commenced in April 2013 at locations primarily in Washington D.C., and conclude in August 2013. While designed as a standalone sequel to The First Avenger following Marvel Studios’ decision not to produce another Avengers movie until 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron (due in part because they did not want to overshadow their summer 2014 release Guardians of the Galaxy), it also establishedCaptain America as a key figure “in three phases” of films—the MCU’s past (The First Avenger), present (The Winter Soldier), and future (Infinity War).

Captain America: The Winter Soldier premiered in Los Angeles on March 13, 2014 and was released internationally on March 26, 2014 except for North Korea where it was released on April 4 due to that country’s month-long Breakdown Day celebrations—during which no films are allowed to be screened.

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Captain America: Civil War is the third Captain America movie and the first in the franchise to feature Iron Man. The film is set after the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron and follows Captain America and his team as they clash with Iron Man and his team over the issue of government oversight. Captain America: Civil War is a must-watch for fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

What order should you watch the Captain America movies?

There is some debate over the order in which the Captain America movies should be watched.

Some people prefer to watch them in chronological order, starting with Captain America: The First Avenger. Others prefer to watch them in release order, starting with Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Still others believe that it doesn’t matter what order the movies are watched in, as long as you watch them all.

Which order you think is best is up to you.

Conclusion

If you want to watch the Captain America movies in order, you should watch them in the following order:

1. Captain America: The First Avenger
2. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
3. Captain America: Civil War
4. Avengers: Infinity War
5. Avengers: Endgame

Further Reading

If you want to watch the Captain America movies in chronological order, here’s how you should watch them:

-Captain America: The First Avenger (set in WWII)
-Captain America: The Winter Soldier (set in modern day)
-Captain America: Civil War (set shortly after The Winter Soldier)
-Avengers: Infinity War (set after Civil War)
-Avengers: Endgame (set after Infinity War)
-Spider-Man: Homecoming (set after Civil War, but before Infinity War)

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