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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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Does "Every time someone tries to stop a war before it starts, innocent people die" reference the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America says "Every time someone tries to stop a war before it starts, innocent people die." (about 1:14:20) Does this reference the events of ...
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Why would the USSR use a US citizen to create the Winter Soldier?

I can easily see a Soviet boss using captured Western technology to advance Soviet might. It happened in real life, quite often (Nuclear weapons program, rockets, etc...) But as someone who grew up in ...
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Why did only Steve Rogers have a physical change after injecting the super soldier serum?

Why didn't Bucky Barnes, the five super soldiers that Zemo killed, Flag-smashers, John Walker and Isaiah Bradley become super muscular after injecting the super soldier serum? In Captain America: The ...
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Why does Batroc want revenge on Falcon?

In episode 5 of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, a certain character enlists the mercenary Batroc to attack Falcon, luring him with the promise of revenge. But AFAIK Batroc was captured and taken ...
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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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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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How does Captain America pick up his shield so easily when it's lying with the convex side facing up?

We saw this happening in the bridge fight scene in the movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier just after Steve jumped out of the bus when the machine gunner was trying to shoot him. The question ...
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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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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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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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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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How can Captain America's shield make any sound? [duplicate]

In Captain America: The First Avenger, Howard Stark introduces Vibranium to us, saying that it's 'a lot stronger than steel, and a third the weight, and it's completely vibration-absorbent'. This is ...
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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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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, ...
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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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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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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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In Captain America: Civil War, did Bucky's arm become less powerful?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we can see that Bucky's metal arm can exert a force when needed. We can see and hear that in Cap and Bucky's fight scene. And as far as I know, Bucky's metal ...
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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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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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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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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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Does Captain America have normal hair growth?

To begin with, Captain America was buried in ice for 70 years. So,along with all his metabolism, his hair growth seems to have been inhibited. But even after being rescued, he has never kept a beard ...
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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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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 rock in ...
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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 did Captain America believe what he saw?

When Captain America saw Bucky, he became emotional and weak to a point where anyone could knock him. But, why did he believe what he saw? It could have been a clone of Bucky (after all young Bucky ...
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How is Bucky so young?

Bucky was friend of Steve Rogers before Rogers became Captain America. The movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier shows events 70+ years after that transformation. Captain America is so young ...
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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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Why did Nick Fury get his old eye patch back in Age of Ultron?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Nick Fury removed his eye patch to wear a sunglass. The reason given was some kind of stealth from enemies. Why did he drop his hooded rapper figure and get ...
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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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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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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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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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What was Hydra's plan for dealing with The Hulk? [duplicate]

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier; This character then proceeds to explain what Hydra's overall plan is; However, we know very well that The Hulk is more than a little difficult to stop when he ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Does Russia/USSR have a S.H.I.E.L.D. equivalent? [duplicate]

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, it's revealed that in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), there was an Operation Paperclip at the end of World War II, just as in real life. In the MCU, the ...
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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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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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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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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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