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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) is an American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Captain America. It is the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

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What is on Steve Rogers' list of things to watch?

In the opening scenes of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we get a quick glimpse at a list of things Steve Rogers wants to catch up on since he was frozen. I read that these things were region ...
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Why does Captain America need to exercise?

In the beginning of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we see Sam Wilson going for a morning jog and Rogers sprints right by him, "On your left." Then a few minutes later, we see Rogers sprint by ...
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Who repaints Captain America's shield?

It isn't too uncommon for Captain America's shield to have the paint chipped off or damaged. However, it's soon back to normal, every time. Who repaints it for him when this happens?
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What is the Lemurian Star really doing in Captain America: The Winter Soldier?

On my 5th watching of Captain America: The Winter Soldier recently, I suddenly realised that I don't actually understand what sets the events of the film in motion. At the start of the film, Steve ...
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In The Winter Soldier, who did Peggy Carter say she married?

When Steve Rogers visits Peggy Carter, she has a family photo on her nightstand and says that she married someone after Cap disappeared. Who did she marry?
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Why was the Captain America exhibit in the Air and Space Museum?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Steve visits an exhibit about Captain America and the his Howling Commandos. This exhibit is in the Smithsonian Air and Space museum. However, Captain America ...
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Is there anything special about the words used to activate the Winter Soldier?

In Captain America: Civil War, the Winter Soldier is 'activated' with the following phrase: Longing. Rusted. Seventeen. Daybreak. Furnace. Nine. Benign. Homecoming. One. Freight car. What does ...
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What is the Winter Soldier's arm made out of?

The Winter Soldier has a metallic arm, and being a Marvel property it's unlikely to be something as simple and straight-forward as aluminium or steel. So what metal is it made out of?
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Why does Fury's blind eye still have security access?

In the last act of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, this conversation is exchanged. [Computer] Retinal scanner active. [Alexander Pierce] You don't think we've wiped your clearance from ...
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Does Bucky Barnes Have Superhuman Abilities?

During Captain America: The Winter Soldier, it's clear that Captain America and the Winter Soldier are able to fight one another on a pretty even level, with Cap's shield frequently negating the ...
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Why did Hydra choose the subject they transformed into the “Winter Soldier”, in Captain America?

Spoiler: The Winter Soldier is actually WARNING: This individual is named in the answers below. For now, let us call him "the subject". Assuming that the subject is simply a normal, superpower-less, ...
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Why doesn't Bucky have two bionic arms?

Bucky's bionic arm is clearly an improvement on his human arm. From the page on Bucky's bionic arm from Marvel Cinematic Unvierse wiki; The bionic arm gives him strength superior to that of Captain ...
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How can Captain America survive a skydive without a parachute?

At the start of the recent Captain America: The Winter Soldier trailer, Cap jumps from a plane. Except he does this without a parachute. In Avengers, he does use a chute when jumping from a Quinjet ...
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What was special about Batroc?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Steve Rogers is confronted by an algerian pirate known as Batroc, who manages to go toe to toe with him in a fight. There aren't many people who can do this, ...
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Inconsistency of Cap's shield

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, in the scene where Cap, Widow, and Falcon are ambushed on the highway by the Winter Soldier and his team of cronies at one point Captain America confronts one ...
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How does Captain America's Shield harness work?

I am referring specifically to the MCU version, but if it's ever shown in the comics continuity that will work too. During the films there are times when Cap will either sling his shield on his ...
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Could HYDRA have killed Bruce Banner?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, HYDRA had a plan that seemed good on paper, but I wondered how would they deal with the Hulk? We know from Avengers that conventional guns (e.g., his suicide ...
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Did Tony Stark ever know that Captain Rogers saved him during Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)?

At the moment that the three Heli-carriers are in the air during the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), targets are acquired all over the place, including the Stark/Avengers Tower ...
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Is this character in Captain America: The Winter Soldier more relevant in the Marvel Universe?

Apologies for a spoiler tag heavy question, but in Captain America: The Winter Solider: At the end of the movie: At the very end of the movie: Is there any reason why they deemed the last scene ...
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If the Winter Soldier is a Soviet Agent, how did HYDRA obtain him as an asset?

In the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, a flashback explains how I can't recall whether it is explicitly stated that he fell into the custody of the Soviet Union, but I know this to be the ...
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Did the Winter Soldier and Black Widow programs ever interact?

The Winter Soldier and Black Widow programs were both Soviet operations where citizens were modified and brainwashed into near-superhuman assassins and used for espionage and enemy elimination. Both ...
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What was Captain America's running path?

Steve Rogers has been shown to be a little inept when it comes to technology, so it's unlikely he uses Runkeeper to track his runs. In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, he runs through the National ...
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Was Hydra behind the events of the Avengers?

I'm rewatching The Avengers. In Loki's lair, Selvig asks how Loki was able to acquire a large amount of soldiers and laboratory equipment and resources so quickly. To this Clint Barton replied S.H....
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Who is Stephen Strange in the MCU?

In the discussion of Zola's Algorithm, Agent Sitwell specifically mentions Bruce Banner and Stephen Strange as persons of interest. Obviously Cap knows Bruce Banner, and (a good portion of) the ...
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When was the S.H.I.E.L.D. twist decided and who made the decision?

As you can see in this video, the twist that from The Winter Soldier was most likely a retcon that hadn't been decided on from the beginning. This raises the question of when the decision to have ...
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How does Zola end up like this in The Winter Soldier?

I'm watching all the Marvel films through for the first time, and I've also never read the comics. I'm currently watching Captain America: The Winter Soldier and I'm not really sure I understand the ...
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Why is “Star Wars” crossed out on Steve's list?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Steve has a list of things people have recommended he catch up on. On the American, and presumably most canon, version, "Star Wars" appears to be crossed out. ...
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Is there an inconsistency about Natasha Romanoff's middle name in the MCU?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when Natasha and Captain America meet what's left of Arnim Zola in the bunker at Camp Lehigh, he addresses Natasha as: Dr. Arnim Zola: Rogers, Steven. Born, ...
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How does Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D cross over with Captain America 2?

As the majority of people will be aware, Captain America 2 features S.H.I.E.L.D. working against the Winter Soldier, and S.H.I.E.L.D is in a much better state than in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. How does ...
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What did Black Widow mean about the rock in the Potomac?

During the hearing at the very end of Winter Soldier: Hearing General: Why haven't we yet heard from Captain Rogers? Black Widow: I don't know what there is left for him to say. I think the ...
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Who're the people Agent Sitwell lists to Captain America

In Captain America: Winter Soldier, Agent Sitwell reveals that: He then gives a list of people that might/will be targeted. The scene happened too fast for me to reflect all the names, but I think ...
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Why did the Nick Fury choose such shortsighted targets when reprogramming the helicarriers

While Rogers and Romanoff are in the secret S.H.I.E.L.D. bunker in New Jersey, Zola reveals that Hydra has persisted for decades by infiltrating S.H.I.E.L.D. This casts Hydra as truly resilient and ...
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Why does Steve Rogers wear a different uniform to everyone else in SHIELD?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Steve Rogers is shown to be a member of SHIELD (or at least very closely affiliated). Almost every other member of SHIELD wears what appears to be a standard uniform. ...
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Why doesn't Nick Fury travel with security force?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Nick Fury is a director of S.H.I.E.L.D. who has top level privileges, so he is a VIP or VVIP. Why weren't there security forces to protect him?
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Why haven't we seen more of Arnim Zola?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier™, Wouldn't it be reasonable for him to have copied himself elsewhere? Wouldn't this have caused the same or similar issues as Ultron? In Avengers:Age of ...
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How interconnected were Hydra and the U.S.S.R.?

Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War show that Do we know how deep Or was it somewhere in-between?
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Is Captain America immune to electric shocks?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, during the elevator scene when a team of Hydra soldiers try to take down Steve, he is tased multiple times and he doesn't seem to be anywhere near being ...
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What's the connection between Community and Captain America?

While watching the latest Captain America film, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, I noticed a cameo by Danny Pudi, who plays Abed in the TV show Community. I didn't take this as a meaningful event, ...
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What's the difference between the serums used on Steve & Bucky?

With reference to Why aren't there more supersoldiers? After the formula to the serum used on Steve was lost, many tried to replicate it over the decades without success. In the accepted answer ...
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Has Moon Knight been hinted at in the MCU?

This article from Film School Rejects says the following: The Marvel Cinematic Universe has taken obscure properties like Guardians of the Galaxy and Ant-Man and turned them into blockbusters. One ...
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Are Black Widow and Hawkeye an “item”?

I believe it is hinted at in the first Avengers movie that Hawkeye and Black Widow are going to have (or currently have) a thing but in the new Captain America movie, Black Widow and Captain America ...
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Why wasn't the red book needed to control the Winter Soldier in the first movie that featured him?

The CinemaSins episode for Captain America: Civil War asks this question about the red book that is important to the movie: This book that supposedly controls the Winter Soldier is introduced here, ...
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Why did they require Fury to unlock the information?

Why were they unable to unlock the information?
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How long has the Winter Soldier been active?

In the movie, we see flashbacks to the creation of the Winter Soldier, at the end of which they say "put him on ice", and we see him frozen in some sort of suspended animation. This presumably ...
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Why is the delay of Project Insight even actually considered?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Nick Fury has reservations regarding Project Insight, and expresses those concerns to Alexander Pierce Fury asks Pierce to delay Project Insight, and Pierce ...
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Why are HYDRA agents so committed that they nearly always chomp a suicide pill when defeated?

In the Marvel movies Captain America and S.H.I.E.L.D. are opposed by the evil society HYDRA. Whenever a HYDRA agent is defeated or captured, they (almost) without fail chomp a suicide pill and utter ...
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What's the correct pronunciation of 'Triskelion'?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, S.H.I.E.L.D.'s headquarters is the Triskelion, an enormous facility in Washington D.C. I'm looking for a canon pronunciation of its name. Oddly enough, it's ...
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What is the name of Peggy's husband in Captain America: The Winter Soldier? [duplicate]

I'm having a hard time hearing the name of Peggy's husband she names. I'm not the greatest at spelling but it sounds like his name is something like: Emanhu Winter? Here's the scene if anyone can ...
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Is Centipede just a division of this organization?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we learn that In Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, the team has spent much of the first season chasing the organization Centipede. In S01E17, Turn, Turn, Turn, we ...
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Does Bucky Barnes have Dissociative Identity Disorder?

After a recent rewatch of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, I noticed that The Winter Soldier does things (namely, hurting and attempting to kill Steve) that not only would Bucky Barnes never do, ...