9. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Starring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson and Scarlett Johansson
Synopsis: Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history; the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.
It's a total superhero movie right down to it's bare bones— but it's most certainly more than just that. It's a great political drama set against the backdrop of the Marvel universe. The theories that chug along in this film are a credit to the screenwriters. The conspiracies of "don't trust anyone" certainly lift this film above the previous Captain America movie and most of the other Marvel releases. Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a credit to the superhero era. It ticks a lot of imperative boxes such as story, action and character development.
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