Gritty First Official Poster for 'Captain America: The First Avenger'

February 4, 2011

Captain America

We've already seen a few sneak peeks featuring Chris Evans as Captain America: The First Avenger, but now the official teaser poster has been released for the summer comic book blockbuster, and damn is it exquisite. With the grit of Saving Private Ryan, this looks like a dark war tale. Of course Johnston says: "It will not feel like a war movie. It's funny where it needs to be and emotional where it needs to be and serious and full of action." Either way, I like the imagery and tone this poster sets for the movie, and I have a good feeling this will make up for the disappointment Johnston delivered in The Wolfman. See the poster below!

The first official poster for Captain America: The First Avenger courtesy of Yahoo! Movies:

Captain America Teaser Poster

After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) volunteers for a new top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero devoted to defending American ideals.

Marvel's Captain America: The First Avenger is directed by Joe Johnston, who previously directed Honey I Shrunk the Kids, The Rocketeer, Jumanji, October Sky, Jurassic Park III, Hidalgo and The Wolf Man. The screenplay was written by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (writers of Life & Death of Peter Sellers, You Kill Me and all three Chronicles of Narnia movies, from Lion, Witch, Wardrobe to Dawn Treader) and also Joss Whedon. Paramount is bringing Captain America to theaters starting on July 22nd this summer.

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  • kitano0
  • I just came. Yup.
  • Rv
    So excited for this!
  • sleepykid
    All things considered, they really needed to get it bang on. And they did. Sold.
  • Anonymous
    just keeps getting better and better.
  • Frogprince
    Looks like a slide from G.I Joe
  • Sirleone2019
    I realize they want to showcase the actor but wearing Cap's mask would have been better. Still, it's tres cool. Hopefully, the movie won't suck
  • Dave
    i swear these summer superhero flicks better be good enough for the time we had to wait for them, excited and helpless
  • Anonymous
    Plain awesome. I'm fired up for this one. But I've been let down before...
  • Awtan90
    I see another Marvel reboot coming in less than 10 years.
  • one
    Looks similar to GI Joe: Rise of Cobra...hope the movie turns out ok with all the hype its getting. Personally its all about The Dark Knight Rises for me...
  • TomCruise
    awesome!! , a nice nod to one of the comics cover
    • macassi
      nice one... i think its gonna be a decent film..
  • It's OK. Show me trailer.
  • Judasbarronx1
  • grapefruit
    BRING ON THE TRAILER!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Cruzer
    I like it.
  • Fantastic! Cannot wait for this!
  • Syko
    no one else has a problem with the AVENGE? I mean I know it is :The First Avenger, but does it have to be there. I think it just takes away from how great the rest of it looks!
    • Elux01
      Avenge probably helps relate to certain European countries where the movie is just going to be called The First Avenger. Just a guess.
    • Lu
      YES!! i totally agree.
  • Cody W.
    For me I want it to be a good ACTION superhero movie, the story isnt all that deep, but Cap kickin nazi ass with his shield and 45 in the trailer and Im sold.
  • Hjh
    fuckin sweeet
  • Anonymous
    that is awesome
  • Ryan
    perfect.......looks like what I thought would be wrong is going right
  • Raah
    Why is the flame guy now captain america?
  • Haz
    This is a great poster. I'd like to see one with his WWII gear as well.
  • Dice_blaze
    Looks like he has the weight of the world on his shoulders
  • Crabby
    It kind of sucks
  • his shoulders are like a foot long
  • Anonymous
    Hey everybody, That's one awesome poster! I like it! It seems like this is going to be the new pose craze for movie posters. But they have their roots in a little know movie project that has been turned down by all the big studios because it's not based on an existing comic book or graphic novel. If you're interested in seeing what may be the inspiration for this new poster fad, go to AMRAPicturesEnt on youtube you'll see a promo reel for "Road Kill." It's at It's an independent project the folks over at AMRA Pictures Entertainment (APE) have been working on for a few years now and have shopped it around to every major studio in Hollywood, to no avail. The thing is their poster design is very similar in tone and grittiness to this new Captain America poster and the Spiderman image that hit the net a couple of weeks ago and when "Road Kill" eventually comes out, they don't want everyone thinking they copied their poster design from these guys' posters. The difference between their posters and the big budget movie posters, besides the obvious differences in the quality and the amount of money spent to create them, is AMRA Pictures Ent. (APE) created theirs as concept posters back in 2004, when they first started working on the project. They say, they're finally close to nailing down the financing and will hopefully go into production soon. As indie filmmakers, they're asking for all the support they can get. You can also check out the posters at their myspace site at and I hope you guys like the posters and the promo. If so please spread the word about the project. Every little bit helps. I know I will. I always root for the the little guys. How about the rest of you?
  • Risk
    Way too hardcore. I think I just peed a little.
  • Don't be Silly
    THIS is badass. Thank GOODNESS. the subline should say "No pussies allowed"
  • splinter
    Anyone else notice it just says avenge on it ???? why?
  • cant wait for the trailer... teaser comes out tomorrow 😛
  • Django3000
    "Saving Private Bucky". I like where this is going. And great nod to an iconic Cap cover design , as well. Gives hope that they've been paying attention to what I hear are good stories Ed Brubakers cranked out, of late. Gettin' psyched, finally!
  • Kylerayner555
    i love it! . so gonna be so great!!!
  • Anonymous
    FLAME ON ! ! !




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