Captain America: The First Avenger is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America. It is the fifth installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film was directed by Joe Johnston, written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, and stars Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper, Neal McDonough, Derek Luke, and Stanley Tucci. The film tells the story of Steve Rogers, a sickly man from Brooklyn who is transformed into super soldier Captain America to help the war effort. However, Captain America must stop Red Skull, Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry and leader of a terrorist organization, who intends to use a mysterious tesseract energy-source for world domination.
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CastChris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Stanley Tucci, Neal McDonough, Hugo Weaving, Derek Luke, Hayley Atwell, Richard Armitage, Natalie Dormer, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper
DirectorJoe Johnston
Genre:  Action, Adventure, Animation, Drama, Thriller, War
Release Date:  July 22, 2011
Screen WriterChristopher Markus, Stephen McFeely
Runtime:  124 minutes
Studio:  Marvel Studios, Paramount Pictures
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