In "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) tries his best to adapt to normal non-Captain America superhero life in Washington, DC, two years after the events in "The Avengers." He's working for S.H.I.E.L.D. alongside Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) for senior leader Alexander Pierce (Robert Redford) and director Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). Before long, Steve begins to question the intentions of S.H.I.E.L.D. and suspect that something else is going on. Despite his reservations, he is asked to help track down who assailed a S.H.I.E.L.D. compatriot.
Not knowing who he can trust, Steve aligns with Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) who also doubles as the Falcon with a special flying wing suit. Together, they seek out a new enemy known as The Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan). The more they learn about the secret scheme the more dangerous their jobs become but to save themselves and many innocent others, they have to finish the job once and for all.
"Captain America: "The Winter Soldier" is just one of several highly anticipated 2014 movies alongside "Sabotage," "Noah," "Blood Ties," the "Veronica Mars" movie, "Need for Speed," "Mr. Peabody and Sherman," "300: Rise of an Empire," "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "Cheap Thrills," "Monuments Men," "Winter's Tale," "RoboCop (2014), "About Last Night," "Vampire Academy," "The Lego Movie," "Gimme Shelter," "I, Frankenstein," "Ride Along," and "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit."
This Isn't Freedom. This Is Fear.
Nick Fury: "We're going to neutralize a lot of threats before they even happen."
Steve Rogers: "I thought the punishment usually came after the crime."
Nick Fury: "The S.H.I.E.L.D. takes the world as it is, not as we'd like it to be."
Steve Rogers: "This isn't freedom. This is fear."
The Price of Freedom Is High
Steve Rogers: "The price of freedom is high and it's a price I'm willing to pay! You told me not trust anyone and this is how it ends: Everything goes!"Steve knows that his mission is not an easy one, but it's something he is willing to take on to end this once and for all.
To Build a Better World, Sometimes Means Turning the Old One Down
Steve Rogers: "I joined S.H.I.E.L.D. to protect people."
Alexander Pierce: "Captain, to build a better world, sometimes means turning the old one down... And that makes enemies."
… Alexander "Pierce: Are you ready for the world to see you as you really are? Look out the window, you know how the game works: disorder, war, all it takes is one step."
S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Been Compromised
Steve Rogers: "S.H.I.E.L.D.'s been compromised, you said so yourself. You gave me this mission. This is how it ends."
Steve confronts Nick Fury about his current mission. Steve knows that S.H.I.E.L.D. isn't as innocent as they'd like everyone to think and Steve is on to that fact.