Captain America: Civil War (2016) Movie poster and comic book cover compared.

Captain America: Civil War

Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, 2016

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Captain America
Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, 1941

Captain America: Civil War is a movie directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo in 2016 and based on the characters from the comic book Captain America by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, first published in 1941. The movie features Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the comic book”

But the comic book is worth reading.

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RATING

7.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: Captain America: Civil War (Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, 2016)

7.9

/ 10

Comic Book Cover: Captain America (Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, 1941)

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Storyline

In 1991, the brainwashed super-soldier James Bucky Barnes is dispatched from a Hydra base in Siberia to intercept an automobile carrying a case of super-soldier serum. In the present day, approximately one year after Ultron’s defeat in the nation of Sokovia at the hands of the Avengers stop Brock Rumlow from stealing a biological weapon from a lab in Lagos.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Captain America: Civil War, the 2016 movie by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo

Year

2016

Minutes

147

Movie Rate

7.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

Captain America: Civil War

Country: USA

Year: 2016

Length: 2h27m

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Cover of Captain America, the 1941 comic book by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby

Year

1941

Pages

528

Book Rate

7.98

S: Goodreads

Comic Book

Captain America

Country: USA

First published in: 1941

Length: 528 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the comic book

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Captain America: Civil War, the 2016 movie by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo

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Cover of Captain America, the 1941 comic book by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Captain America: Civil War, the 2016 movie by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo

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Yes

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16% No

16 votes

3 votes

comic book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Captain America, the 1941 comic book by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby

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19% No

13 votes

3 votes

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