Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War
  • 2016
  • US
  • 2h 27min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
  • Written by: Christopher Markus , Stephen McFeely, Mark Millar (comic book)
  • Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Emily VanCamp, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Frank Grillo, Daniel Brühl, William Hurt
  • UK release: 29 April 2016

When world leaders demand that the Avengers operate under UN supervision, the team splits. If you haven't seen previous instalments it will make no sense, but if you have, all the plot points bear bittersweet fruit, in a brilliant combination of hectic action and one liners with intimate, heartbreaking moments.

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Interview: Daniel Brühl 'I became a 12 year-old boy again when I stepped on set'

28 Apr 2016

German actor plays mysterious villian Zemo in Captain America: Civil War

When it came to signing up for Captain America: Civil War, Daniel Brühl lets his feelings be known in no uncertain terms. 'I was shit scared,' he grins. The amiable soft-spoken star is hardly a newbie. He’s been acting for 20 years, including roles for…

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Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr fight it out as things turn ugly for the Avengers

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Meet the warring heroes in Captain America: Civil War

20 Apr 2016

The Avengers are split in two but who will win: team Captain America or team Iron Man?

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Captain America: Civil War 'is Marvel's most serious movie'

8 Dec 2015

Film gossip

'Captain America: Civil War' has a "more serious tone" than earlier Marvel movies. The much-anticipated blockbuster, starring Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr, is set to be the studio's most serious movie to date and will see some of the franchise's…

Robert Downey Jr: I'm part of Marvel's old guard

4 Dec 2015

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Robert Downey Jr feels like he's part of Marvel's "old guard". The Hollywood star reprises the role of Iron Man in the studio's latest production 'Captain America: Civil War', and has admitted he sees himself as a veteran of the franchise. The…

Tom Holland looks forward to Spider-Man debut

30 Nov 2015

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Tom Holland is looking forward to "hiding behind a mask" as Spider-Man. The 19-year-old actor was cast as the iconic superhero earlier this year and has revealed he's excited to be playing one of Marvel's most distinctive characters. He said: "I think…

Mark Ruffalo to star in Captain America: Civil War

4 Aug 2015

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The Hulk is set to star in 'Captain America: Civil War'. The iconic Marvel character, played by Mark Ruffalo, will feature alongside the likes of Ant-Man and Spider-Man in the eagerly awaited comic book movie, after he was seen on the film's set. The…

Martin Freeman set for 'ambiguous' Captain America role

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Martin Freeman's 'Captain America: Civil War' character is "ambiguous". The 43-year-old actor has revealed details about his role in the upcoming Marvel film - set for release next May - and claimed the audience won't know "whether he's good or bad".

Black Panther will play crucial part in Captain America:Civil War

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'Captain America: Civil War' will see Black Panther take centre stage. The star-studded Marvel movie - which will see 'Get On Up' actor Chadwick Boseman play Black Panther - will feature the character so much that Marvel boss Kevin Feige is reluctant to…

Tom Holland to star in Captain America: Civil War

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Spider-Man is set to star in 'Captain America: Civil War'. The role of the iconic comic book character was recently handed to Tom Holland, and the 19-year-old British actor is to feature alongside the likes of Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr and Scarlett…

Mark Ruffalo 'will star in Captain America: Civil War'

17 Jun 2015

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Mark Ruffalo has been told by Robert Downey Jr. he'll star in 'Captain America: Civil War'. The 47-year-old actor plays the Hulk in the Marvel films and has revealed the Iron Man star has already said he'll feature in the much-anticipated movie, even…

Ant-Man to star in Captain America: Civil War

8 May 2015

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Ant-Man will appear in 'Captain America: Civil War'. Marvel has confirmed that Paul Rudd's on-screen character Scott Lang will be seen alongside some of the 'Avengers' in the third 'Captain America' movie, with production set to begin in Atlanta…

Emily VanCamp 'excited' for Captain America return

7 May 2015

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Emily VanCamp is to star in 'Captain America: Civil War'. The 28-year-old actress has confirmed she will reprise her role as Agent 13 in the forthcoming Marvel sequel, and is "really excited" to start shooting next week. Speaking to 'Entertainment…

Martin Freeman to star in Captain America: Civil War

6 May 2015

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Martin Freeman has joined the cast of 'Captain America: Civil War'. The 43-year-old actor has been announced as the latest face to join the anticipated Marvel film, alongside Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Jeremy Renner…

Martin Freeman joins Captain America: Civil War

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23 Apr 2015

Yet another cinematic outing for the webbed one, due out in 2018

Not content with rebooting the live action Spider-Man franchise twice in recent years, Sony have announced that Phil Lord and Chris Miller, responsible for the phenomenally successful Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street (plus its sequel), are writing and…

Jeremy Renner returns for Captain America: Civil War

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Jeremy Renner will reprise his role as Hawkeye in 'Captain America: Civil War'. The actor is set to play the character for the fourth time in the highly anticipated movie, joining the likes of Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson, The…

Chris Evans' 'terrifying' Marvel role

4 Mar 2015

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Chris Evans was "terrified" about playing Captain America. The 33-year-old actor - who stars as the superhero in the Marvel series - has admitted it took him three films to settle into the character. When asked how comfortable he felt in the role, he…

Robert Downey Jr previews Captain America: Civil War

17 Feb 2015

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Robert Downey Jr is annoyed Chris Evans hasn't called him in six months. The 49-year-old actor, who stars as Tony Stark/Iron Man in the Marvel movies, has revealed he's "crazy" about Evans - who plays Captain America - but is annoyed that he hasn't been…

Anthony Mackie teases 'stupendous' Captain America: Civil War

22 Jan 2015

Film gossip

Anthony Mackie has teased that 'Captain America: Civil War' is "stupendous". The 36-year-old actor - who is reprising his role as Sam Wilson (Falcon) in the upcoming movie - has branded the film "The Avengers 3.8". He told "Let's just say…

Scarlett Johansson to star in Captain America: Civil War

16 Jan 2015

Film gossip

Scarlett Johansson is set to star in 'Captain America: Civil War'. Looking ahead to the eagerly-awaited new film, the directors Joe and Anthony Russo confirmed the return of Johansson's on-screen character Black Widow, as well as Sebastian Stan's Winter…

Frank Grillo to play Crossbones in Captain America: Civil War

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Frank Grillo will star as Crossbones in 'Captain America: Civil War'. The 51-year-old actor will return for the third movie in the Marvel franchise, in which viewers will see him transform from Brock Rumlow into the super-villain. Talking about the evil…

Iron Man to feature in Captain America 3

29 Oct 2014

Film gossip

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Robert Downey Jr for Captain America 3

14 Oct 2014

Film gossip

Robert Downey Jr is in final negotiations to star in 'Captain America 3'. The 49-year-old actor is set to reprise his role as Tony Stark/Iron Man in the third instalment of the popular comic book series, which is set for spring 2016 release. Robert…

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1 Sep 2014

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Jeremy Renner hints at role in Captain America 3

26 Aug 2014

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Captain America will be 'explicitly political'

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29 Jan 2014

Film gossip

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