Close Menu. Travelling or based outside United States? Video availability outside of United States varies. Sign in to see videos available to you. When an incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to hold the team accountable. The resulting battle drives a wedge between Captain America and Iron Man, and pits the Avengers against each other. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started.
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Film Review: ‘Captain America: Civil War’
In Captain America: Civil War , disagreement over international oversight of the Avengers fractures the team into two opposing factions—one led by Steve Rogers and the other by Tony Stark. Development of Civil War began in late when Markus and McFeely began writing the screenplay, which borrows concepts from the comic book storyline " Civil War " while also focusing on story and character elements from the previous Captain America films to conclude the trilogy. Following positive reactions to The Winter Soldier , the Russo brothers were brought back to direct in early The film's title and premise were revealed in October , along with Downey's involvement as Stark; additional cast members joined in the following months.
Captain America: Civil War is a superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. The film was released on April 27, internationally and on May 6, in the United States. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability , headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. After using a set of conditioned trigger words to ensure the Winter Soldier's loyalty, Vasily Karpov orders him to intercept an automobile and execute its occupants. After being cornered, Rumlow attempts to commit suicide with a bomb vest, trying to take Rogers with him in an act of revenge. Maximoff contains the explosion, but she loses control of her powers and inadvertently destroys a nearby building, killing several relief aid workers from Wakanda. Before leaving the stage, he is shaken when the teleprompter makes reference to Pepper Potts , whom he has broken up with over his refusal to give up being Iron Man. One month after the incident in Lagos in their headquarters , the Avengers are visited by Stark and Thaddeus Ross , waiting for them. Ross explains that, due to the events in Lagos, the United Nations has decided they can no longer be allowed to operate privately. To that end, it has been decided that the Avengers will sign the Sokovia Accords , which will establish an international panel to control the Avengers' movements as well as monitor and police the rapidly growing number of enhanced individuals.