Captain America Movie Quotes: Solid Superhero Ingredients

(Total Quotes: 90)

Directed by: Joe Johnston
Written by:
Christopher Markus (screenplay)
Stephen McFeely (screenplay)
Joe Simon (comic books)
Jack Kirby (comic books)
Chris Evans – Captain America/Steve Rogers
Hayley Atwell – Peggy Carter
Sebastian Stan – James Buchanan ‘Bucky’ Barnes
Tommy Lee Jones – Colonel Chester Phillips
Hugo Weaving – Johann Schmidt/Red Skull
Dominic Cooper – Howard Stark
Richard Armitage – Heinz Kruger
Stanley Tucci – Dr. Abraham Erskine
Samuel L. Jackson – Nick Fury
Toby Jones – Dr. Arnim Zola
Neal McDonough – Timothy ‘Dum Dum’ Dugan
Derek Luke – Gabe Jones
Kenneth Choi – Jim Morita
JJ Feild – James Montgomery Falsworth


The story and characters are simple and cartoonish but somehow Captain America movie quotes manage to hit the nail on the head to deliver an entertaining old fashioned Marvel adventure. The story has all the superhero ingredients that we have now come to expect from these types of movies, but what elevates this movie is that these ingredients have been mixed together in such a way to provide us with a juicy recipe that has an iconic superhero, good plot, full flavored characters and enough action to please the audience.

Captain America: The First Avenger Quotes Page  1   2


[first lines; in the Arctic]
Search Team Leader: Are you the guys from Washington?
SHIELD Tech: You get many other visitors out here?
SHIELD Lieutenant: How long have you been on site?
Search Team Leader: Since this morning. A Russian oil team called it in about eighteen hours ago.
SHIELD Lieutenant: How come nobody spotted it before?
Search Team Leader: It’s really not that surprising. This landscapes changing all the time. You got any ideas what this thing is exactly?
SHIELD Lieutenant: I don’t know. It’s probably a weather balloon.
Search Team Leader: I don’t think so. You know we don’t have the equipment for a job like this.
SHIELD Tech: How long before we can start craning it out?
Search Team Leader: I don’t think you quite understand. You guys are gonna need one hell of a crane!
[as the shot widens we see a massive frozen ship revealed]


[after breaking into the metal aircraft & finding the frozen shield of Captain America]
SHIELD Tech: Lieutenant! What is it?
SHIELD Lieutenant: My God!
[into his earpiece]
SHIELD Lieutenant: Maj, give me a line to the Colonel.
Voice from Earpiece: It’s three a.m., sir.
SHIELD Lieutenant: I don’t care what time it is. This one’s waited long enough.


[1942 Norway; after breaking into the tower]
Johann Schmidt: It has taken me a long time to find this place. You should be commended.
[to one of his soldiers]
Johann Schmidt: Pick him up.
[one of the soldiers helps the tower keeper to his feet]
Johann Schmidt: I think that you are man of great vision. And in this way we are much alike.
Tower Keeper: I am nothing like you.
Johann Schmidt: No, of course. But what others see as superstition, you and I know to be a science.
Tower Keeper: What you seek is just a legend.
Johann Schmidt: Then why make such an effort to conceal it.


[opens an old tomb and picks up the glass cube from the skeletal remains of an old Viking]
Johann Schmidt: The Tesseract was the jewel of Odin’s treasure room.
[he turns to face the tower keeper and deliberately drops and smashes the glass cube]
Johann Schmidt: It’s not something one buries. But I think it is close, yes?
Tower Keeper: I cannot help you.
Johann Schmidt: No. But maybe you can help your village. You must have some friends out there. Some…some little grandchildren perhaps. I have no need for them to die.



[referring to the carving of the tree on one of the tower walls]
Johann Schmidt: Yggdrasil, the tree of the world. Guardian of wisdom and fate also.
[he presses a button on the carving of the tree and it opens up to reveal the real cube]
Johann Schmidt: And the Fuhrer sends us for trinkets in the desert. You have never seen this, have you?
Tower Keeper: It’s not for the eyes of ordinary men.
Johann Schmidt: Exactly.
[he closes the box containing the glowing cube and turns to his soldiers]
Johann Schmidt: Give the order to open fire.
Tower Keeper: Fool! You cannot control the power you hold. You will burn!
Johann Schmidt: I already have.
[he shoots and kills the tower keeper]


[as Steve is standing half naked in front of the doctor to examine him for enlistment]
4F Doctor: Rogers. What did your father die of?
Steve Rogers: Mustard gas. He was in the hundred and seventh infantry. I was hoping I could be assigned…
4F Doctor: You mother?captain-america-3
Steve Rogers: She was a nurse in a TB ward. Got hit, couldn’t shake it.
[the doctor looks at Steve’s file which shows he has a long list of health issues]
4F Doctor: Sorry, son.
Steve Rogers: Look, just give me a chance.
4F Doctor: You’ll be ineligible on your asthma alone.
Steve Rogers: Is there anything I can do?
4F Doctor: You’re doing it. I’m saving your life.


[getting beaten in an alley by the loud jerk that was disturbing everyone at the cinema]
Loud Jerk: You just don’t know when to give up, do you?
Steve Rogers: I can do this all day.
[and attacks the guy again]


[after saving Steve from getting any further beatings by the loud jerk]
James Barnes: Sometimes, I think you like getting punched.
Steve Rogers: I had him on the ropes.
[picks up Steve’s enlistment form from the ground]
James Barnes: How many times is this?
[reading from the enlistment form]
James Barnes: Ah, you’re from Paramus now. You know it’s illegal to lie on your enlistment form. And seriously, Jersey?
[Steve looks and sees Barnes in uniform]
Steve Rogers: Did you get your orders?
James Barnes: The one-o-seventh. Sergeant James Barnes. Shipping for England first thing tomorrow.
Steve Rogers: I should be going.


James Barnes: Come on, man! It’s my last night. Gotta get you cleaned up.
Steve Rogers: Why? Where are we going?
James Barnes: The future.
[he hands him the newspaper he was holding, Steve opens it to see the ad for World Exposition]


James Barnes: You’re about to be the last eligible man in New York. You know, there’s three and a half million women here.
Steve Rogers: Hell, I’d settle for just one.
James Barnes: Good thing I took care of that.
[he waves to the dates he’s lined up]
Steve Rogers: What did you tell her about me?
James Barnes: Only the good stuff.


[addressing the audience at the World Exposition fair]
Howard Stark: Ladies and gentlemen, what if I told you that in just a few short years, your automobile won’t even have to touch the ground at all.
[the female helpers take the wheels of the car on stage]
Howard Stark: Yes. Thanks, Mandy.
[addressing the audience again]
Howard Stark: With Stark robotic reversion technology, you’ll be able to do just that.
[he turns on the switch of his machine and the car starts to hover off the ground]
James Barnes: Holy cow!
[the robots making the car hover suddenly malfunction and the car falls back on stage]
Howard Stark: I did say a few years, didn’t I?


James Barnes: You really gonna do this again?
Steve Rogers: Well, it’s a fair. I’m gonna try my luck.
James Barnes: As who? Steve from Ohio? They’ll catch you. Worse, they’ll actually take you.
Steve Rogers: Look, I know you don’t think I can do this.
James Barnes: This isn’t a back alley, Steve. It’s a war!captain-america-4
Steve Rogers: I know it’s a war. You don’t have to tell me.
James Barnes: Why are you so keen to fight? There are so many important jobs.
Steve Rogers: What am I gonna do? Collect scrap metal…
James Barnes: Yes!
Steve Rogers: …in my little red wagon.
James Barnes: Why not?
Steve Rogers: I’m not gonna sit in a factory, Bucky. Bucky, come on!


Steve Rogers: There are men laying down their lives. I got no right to do any less than them. That’s what you don’t understand. This isn’t about me.
James Barnes: Right. Cause you got nothing to prove.


James Barnes: Don’t do anything stupid until I get back.
Steve Rogers: How can I? You’re taking all the stupid with you.
James Barnes: You’re a punk.
[he walks back towards Steve and hugs him goodbye]
Steve Rogers: Jerk. Be careful.
[as James is walking away]
Steve Rogers: Don’t win the war till I get there!


[as Steve tries to get enlisted again Erskine enters the medical exam room]
Dr. Abraham Erskine: So, you want to go overseas? Kill some Nazis.
Steve Rogers: Excuse me?


[flipping through Steve’s file]
Dr. Abraham Erskine: Where are you from Mr. Rogers? Mmm? Is it New Haven? Or Paramus? Five exams in five different cities.
Steve Rogers: That might not be the right file.
Dr. Abraham Erskine: No, it’s not the exams I’m interested in. It’s the five tries. But you didn’t answer my question. Do you want to kill Nazis?
Steve Rogers: Is this a test?
Dr. Abraham Erskine: Yes.
Steve Rogers: I don’t wanna kill anyone. I don’t like bullies. I don’t care where they’re from.
Dr. Abraham Erskine: Well, there are already so many big men fighting this war. Maybe what we need now is the little guy, huh?


Dr. Abraham Erskine: I can offer you a chance. Only a chance.
Steve Rogers: I’ll take it.
Dr. Abraham Erskine: Good. So where is the little guy from, actually?
Steve Rogers: Brooklyn.
[he stamps Steve’s form and hands him back his file]
Dr. Abraham Erskine: Congratulations, soldier.
[Steve opens up the file and sees that he’s been stamped as accepted]


Johann Schmidt: Are you ready, Dr. Zola?
Dr. Arnim Zola: My machine requires the most delicate calibration. Forgive me if I seem overcautious.
Johann Schmidt: And are you certain that those conductors of yours can withstand the energy surge long enough for a transference.
Dr. Arnim Zola: With this artifact, I am certain of nothing. I fear it may not work at all.


[after successfully collecting the power from the glowing Tesseract using Zola’s machine]
Johann Schmidt: I must congratulate you, Arnim. Your designs do not disappoint. Though they may require some slight reinforcement
Dr. Arnim Zola: The exchange is stable. Amazing! This energy where its collected could power my design, all my designs. This will change the war.
Johann Schmidt: Dr. Zola, this will change the world.


Peggy Carter: Gentlemen, I’m Agent Carter. I supervise all operations of this division.
Gilmore Hodge: What’s with the accent, Queen Victoria? Thought I was signing up for the U.S. Army.
Peggy Carter: What’s your name, soldier?
Gilmore Hodge: Gilmore Hodge, your Majesty.
Peggy Carter: Step forward, Hodge.
[Hodge steps forward]
Peggy Carter: Put your right foot forward.
Gilmore Hodge: Are we dancing? Cause I got a few moves I know you’ll like.
[suddenly Peggy punches him hard in the face]


[addressing the new army recruits]
Col. Chester Phillips: General Patton has said that wars are fought with weapons but they are won by men. We are going to win this war because we have the best men. And because they’re gonna get better. Much better. The Strategic Scientific Reserve is an allied effort made up of the best minds in the free world. Our goal is to create the best army in history. But every army starts with one man.



[addressing the new army recruits]
Col. Chester Phillips: At the end of this week we will choose that man. He will be the first in a new breed of super-soldiers. And they, will personally escort Adolf Hitler to the gates of Hell.


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Total Quotes: 90



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