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Captain America: The First Avenger Reviews

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a cut above its lackluster Marvel brethren for most of its running time (if only because it primarily resembles an actual movie more than it does a collection of special effects sequences).

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

April 9, 2014
Stephen Carty
Flix Capacitor

The First Avenger is Marvel's strongest movie since Iron Man, but it's actually more of an old-fashioned WWII adventure than it is a typical superhero blockbuster.

Full Review Source: Flix Capacitor | Original Score: 4/5

March 20, 2014
John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

A lifeless and clichéd action film that never lives up to its title or its title characters' ideals.

Full Review Source: Big Hollywood | Original Score: 2.0/5

June 30, 2013
Will Leitch

It's difficult to dislike "Captain America" too much, because it's harmless and innocuous and, unlike almost every other tentpole summer movie, isn't secretly trying to give the audience a seizure.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: C+

June 22, 2013
Chris Knight
National Post

The result is fun and refreshingly retro.

Full Review Source: National Post | Original Score: 3/4

April 12, 2013
Jason Buchanan
TV Guide's Movie Guide

A whizz-bang, retro-futuristic adventure that mercifully eschews the brooding Dark Knight trend to offer an exhilarating thrill ride that perfectly captures the enduring optimism of the 1940s.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 12, 2013
Billy Tatum
We Got This Covered

Captain America: The First Avenger is definitely the best superhero film of the year and it's one hell of a fun ride. This is a must see!

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 9/10

March 2, 2013
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

The real marvel of it all is how much fun it actually is.

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 3/4

December 28, 2012
Ali Gray

Even next to Thor, a movie about a space god with a magic hammer, Captain America: The First Avenger was always going to be one of Marvel's trickiest properties to do justice to.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

September 28, 2012
Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

"With arguably the best supporting cast of the bunch, a cut-and-dried hero's hero who isn't portrayed as some cornball cheesy and a direct lead in to 'The Avengers,' this is my favorite of the Avengers set ups."

Full Review Source: Lyles' Movie Files | Original Score: 9/10

May 22, 2012
Michael Dequina

As good a film version as can be made in this day and age by unapologetically embracing the square do-gooder nature of the character and concept.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/4

April 8, 2012
R. L. Shaffer

A slam-bang good time, Captain America: The First Avenger is one of Marvel's better efforts.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 8/10

January 29, 2012
Jordan Hiller

What the film can never overcome, though it mightily tries via superior score, costumes, and atmosphere, is the inanity of its premise.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 23, 2011
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

One of the banner comic book films of the year.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

November 22, 2011
Clem Bastow
The Vine

As the delightfully over-the-top Red Skull, Hugo Weaving has the most fun playing a noseless villain since Ralph Fiennes lopped his off as Voldemort.

Full Review Source: The Vine | Original Score: 3/5

October 26, 2011
Kam Williams

Proves to be a riveting roller coaster ride from beginning to end, basically because it relies on a winning recipe featuring all the fixins needed to hold your undivided attention.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze | Original Score: 4/4

October 23, 2011
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

Combines the right elements of brisk storytelling and light touches of comedy without resorting to gimmicks or bombast.

Full Review Source: Spectrum (St. George, Utah) | Original Score: B+

October 20, 2011
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Because of its period atmosphere and its successful combination of characterization and action, it tops my list of best superhero films of the year.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

October 19, 2011
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

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Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses | Original Score: 3/5

September 29, 2011
Neil Pond
American Profile

Director Joe Johnston confidently walks the line between faithful comic-book iconography and contemporary action-movie splash.

Full Review Source: American Profile | Original Score: 4/5

September 8, 2011
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