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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

  • Character: Wanda Maximoff (uncredited)
  • Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
  • Written by: Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely
  • Produced by: Victoria Alonso, Louis D'Esposito, Alan Fine, Michael Grillo, Stan Lee
  • Cast Members: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson
  • Released date: April 4, 2014
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
  • As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

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      • Unlike other films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "The Winter Soldier" minimizes the use of visual effects as much as possible. Anthony Mackie elaborated: "The Russos, what they did that was so great was, they wanted to stay with live action, which is a dying art form...If they could build it, they built it. If we could do it, we did it. They wanted to do as little CGI as possible. That's why the movie looks so great."
      • Joe Russo is a big fan of a YouTube channel called Screen Junkies. One of their segments is called Honest Trailers, which features satirical movie trailers, which poke fun at the movies, for which they appear to be. Russo was aiming this film to be "Honest Trailer-proof". However, Screen Junkies did release an Honest Trailer for it, in August of 2014, and the Russo Brothers later appeared in a special video to discuss it with the YouTube channel host Hal Rudnick, and Honest Trailers writers Dan Murrell and Spencer Gilbert, on April 16, 2016.
      • In an attempt to prevent spoilers and keep secrecy, the working title of the project while filming was "Freezer Burn."
      • There are actually two post credit scenes for this Marvel film.
      • Kevin Feige selected Joe Russo and Anthony Russo to direct the film, on the basis of their two back-to-back episodes of Community (2009), that they've directed, with which Feige was impressed: Community: A Fistful of Paintballs (2011) and Community: For a Few Paintballs More (2011).
      • The film takes place two years after The Avengers (2012).
      • Chapter Three of Phase Two in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
      • Anna Kendrick, Felicity Jones, Imogen Poots, Teresa Palmer, Alison Brie, Emilia Clarke, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Elizabeth Olsen, and Jessica Brown Findlay were considered to play Sharon Carter. Although the role ultimately went to Emily VanCamp, Olsen appears as Wanda Maximoff a.k.a. Scarlet Witch in a mid-credits scene.
      • Was delivered to UK theaters under the codename "Freezer Burn".
      Spoilers The trivia items below may give away important plot points.
      • Joss Whedon directed the mid-credits scene with Baron Strucker, Quicksilver, and Scarlet Witch, that sets up Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).
      • Baron von Strucker experiments on twins with superpowers. In the comics, Strucker actually subjected his own twins Andrea and Andreas to a treatment which gave them superpowers.
      • According to Kevin Feige, every Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 2 movie has an homage to Star Wars, in the form of a character losing an arm.
        • -In Iron Man 3 (2013), Aldrich Killian loses an arm during the battle with Tony Stark.
        • -In Thor: The Dark World (2013), Loki cuts off Thor's arm on Svartalfheim.
        • -In Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Bucky lost his arm during his fall from the train.
        • In Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Gamora cuts off Groot's arm during the group's initial scuffle on Xandar.
      • Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen appear as Quicksilver and The Scarlet Witch, respectively, in a mid-credits scene, which sets the stage for Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).


    Academy Awards, USA 2015
    Nominee – Oscar Best Achievement in Visual Effects


    Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2015
    Nominee – Saturn Award Best Supporting Actress: Scarlett Johansson
    Nominee – Saturn Award Best Actor: Chris Evans
    Nominee – Saturn Award Best Supporting Actor: Samuel L. Jackson
    Nominee – Saturn Award Best Supporting Actor: Anthony Mackie
    Nominee – Saturn Award Best Writing: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely
    Nominee – Saturn Award Best Director: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo
    Nominee – Saturn Award Best Production Design: Peter Wenham
    Nominee – Saturn Award Best Editing: Jeffrey Ford, Matthew Schmidt
    Nominee – Saturn Award Best Comic-to-Film Motion Picture
    Nominee – Saturn Award Best Music: Henry Jackman
    Nominee – Saturn Award Best Special Effects: Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Bryan Grill, Daniel Sudick


    Art Directors Guild 2015
    Nominee – Excellence in Production Design Award Fantasy Film


    Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2015
    Nominee Critics Choice Award – Best Action Movie
    Nominee Critics Choice Award – Best Actor in an Action Movie: Chris Evans


    Empire Awards, UK 2015
    Nominee – Empire Award Best Thriller


    Golden Schmoes Awards 2014
    Nominee – Golden Schmoes Favorite Movie of the Year
    Nominee – Golden Schmoes Best Special Effects of the Year
    Nominee – Golden Schmoes Coolest Character of the Year
    Nominee – Golden Schmoes Best DVD/Blu-Ray of the Year
    Nominee – Golden Schmoes Best Action Sequence of the Year: ‘Steve Rogers vs. The Winter Soldier’
    Nominee – Golden Schmoes Best T&A of the Year: Scarlett Johansson


    Golden Trailer Awards 2014
    Winner – Golden Trailer Best Action TV Spot: “The World 60”
    Nominee – Golden Trailer Best Action: “Fear”
    Nominee – Golden Trailer Best Music TV Spot: “The World”


    Guild of Music Supervisors Awards 2014
    Nominee – GMS Award Best Music Supervision for Trailers


    Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards 2015
    Nominee – Artisan Best Contemporary Makeup – Feature Films


    Hollywood Post Alliance, US 2014
    Nominee – HPA Awards Outstanding Editing – Feature Film
    Nominee – HPA Awards Outstanding Visual Effects – Feature Film


    Hugo Awards 2015
    Nominee – Hugo Best Dramatic Presentation – Long Form


    IGN Summer Movie Awards 2014
    Winner – IGN Award Best Comic Book Adaptation Movie


    International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society’s Creative Arts Awards 2015
    Nominee – Creative Arts Award 3D Feature – Live Action
    Nominee – Creative Arts Award Outstanding Use of 2D to 3D Conversion


    Kids’ Choice Awards, USA 2015
    Nominee – Blimp Award Favorite Female Action Star: Scarlett Johansson
    Nominee – Blimp Award Favorite Male Action Star: Chris Evans


    Matchflick Flicker Awards 2014
    Winner – Flicker Award Best Superhero Film


    Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2015
    Nominee – Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing – Sound Effects and Foley in an English Language Feature


    MTV Movie + TV Awards 2015
    Nominee – MTV Movie Award Best Fight: Chris Evans vs. Sebastian Stan
    Nominee – MTV Movie Award Best Kiss: Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans


    Online Film & Television Association 2015
    Nominee – OFTA Film Award Best Stunt Coordination


    People’s Choice Awards, USA 2015
    Nominee People’s Choice Award Favorite Movie
    Nominee People’s Choice Award Favorite Movie Duo: Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson
    Nominee People’s Choice Award Favorite Action Movie


    SXSW Film Festival 2015
    Nominee – SXSW Film Design Award Excellence in Title Design


    Teen Choice Awards 2014
    Nominee – Teen Choice Award Choice Movie: Scene Stealer – Anthony Mackie
    Nominee – Teen Choice Award Choice Movie: Chemistry – Anthony Mackie and Chris Evans
    Nominee – Teen Choice Award Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
    Nominee – Teen Choice Award Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Chris Evans
    Nominee – Teen Choice Award Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Scarlett Johansson
    Nominee – Teen Choice Award Choice Movie: Liplock: Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson


    Visual Effects Society Awards 2015
    Nominee – VES Award Outstanding Effects Simulations in a Photoreal/Live Action Feature Motion Picture
    Nominee – VES Award Outstanding Created Environment in a Photoreal/Live Action Feature Motion Picture


    Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2014
    Winner – Joe Barber Award Best Portrayal of Washington, DC


    World Stunt Awards 2015
    Winner – Taurus Award Best Stunt Rigging
    Nominee – Taurus Award Best Work with a Vehicle


    Young Hollywood Awards 2014
    Nominee – Young Hollywood Award Super Superhero: Chris Evans

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