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Captain America: The First Avenger (Blu-ray) (2011)


Region: All Regions
Rating: 12
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Active Picture: 1920x817
Video Format: 1080/24p

No. of Discs: 1
Running Time: 124 mins
Blu-ray Release Date: 07/10/2013

Superhero film about Steve Rogers who, after entering a secret army project, becomes "Captain America". Steve Rogers was a physically weak man, who, during World War 2, failed the normal army tests due to various health issues. However, he is chosen to take part in a experiment to change him into a super-soldier. However, Hyrda, a top secret part of Nazis are working on their own experiments.

Note: This is a BD-J, title and resume play doesn't work - if play is stopped it loads the disc up from the start again.

Extras:
* Commentary - by the director - Joe Johnston, thedirector or photography Shelly Johnson, and the editor Jeffrey Ford.
* "Marvel One-Shot: A funny thing happened on the way to thor's hammer". - short approx 4 min film (inc credits) about a robbery at a store.

- Featurettes:
* "Outfitting a Hero" - 1080/24p, 1.78:1. Documentary about designing the costume and shield for the Captain America character. (10 min 15s).
* "Howling Commandos". Short 6 min feature about the main allied commando characters in the film.
* "Heightened Technology". Feature about the special technology vehicles and special weapons used in the film. Approx 5.5 mins.
* "The Transformation" - about using computer processing and other techniques to create the skinny, shorter version of the Steve Rogers character. Approx 8 min 46s.
* "Behind the Skull". Designing and creating the main villain. Approx 10 min 20s.
* "Captain America's Origin". 3-4 min.
* "The Assembly begins" 1 min 40s. feature advertising the Avengers (Avengers Assemble) film.

* Deleted Scenes - various deleted scenes with option commentary.
* Trailers - 2 trailers for the film, one for the game, and one for the Avengers animated trailer.

Extras are good but they don't really show much about the location shooting.
Studio: Walt Disney Studios Home Ent.
Genre: Action/Adventure
Stars:
Steve Rogers/Captain America
Chris Evans
Colonel Phillips
Tommy Lee Jones
Peggy Carter
Hayley Atwell
Scores:
Film/Disc
7.5/10
Special Features
7.8/10