23 Details From 'Captain America: Civil War' That Even Super Fans Missed
Let's be real - Captain America: Civil War is basically The Avengers: 2.5, and nobody's mad about that! It just means that there are that many more cool and interesting details to comb through. From callbacks to the first Iron Man film to nods to other Russo Brothers projects, at the time of its release, Civil War was Marvel Studio's most ambitious project, and it shows. The attention to detail and passion of everyone involved in the film comes through on the big screen and is worth rewatch after rewatch.
Did you notice these details when you first watched the film? Vote up the cool details you missed in Captain America: Civil War!
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Captain America Commits To His Values
Redditor u/Jai427 spotted this tiny detail:
In Captain America: Civil War prior to the Sokovia Accords, Steve has his Avengers logo [on his uniform], but later at the airport scene you can see he removed it.
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Tony's Scars Are Visible
Eagle-eyed Redditor u/lvictorino spotted this subtle detail during the conference room scene:
[You can see] scar tissue on Tony Stark's chest where the Arc reactor was removed in Iron Man 3.
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Aunt May Still Thinks About Uncle Ben
Completely missable due to Tony Stark's presence and the overall excitement of Spider-Man making his MCU debut, Redditor u/Aedengeo noticed a costuming detail for Marisa Tomei's Aunt May.
In Captain America: Civil War, May is wearing Ben's wedding ring around her neck.
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Steve And Tony Have Unique Hand-To-Hand Fighting Styles
Over three films, The Avengers, Iron Man 3, and Captain America: Civil War, Redditor u/Sen_Yarizui compiled a series of gifs showing Cap and Iron Man's different fighting styles, stating:
Captain America is a boxer and Iron Man trains in Wing Chun kung fu. In the hand-to-hand scene in Captain America: Civil War, both use their respective fighting styles.
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Spider-Man's Smack Talk Was A Bit Of Foreshadowing
This detail is very easy to forget about given the circumstances surrounding the final encounter of Civil War in the Winter Soldier/Hydra facility. Redditor u/jrsm31_- noticed:
In Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker reveals to Steve Rodgers that Stark told him to go for his legs. This is the essentially the first thing Stark does in the films climax.
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Sharon Carter's Eulogy Was Lifted From The ComicsPhoto: The Amazing Spiderman #537 / Marvel Comics
Redditor u/ZultarTeDestroyer pulled this image from the comics, stating:
In Captain America: Civil War, part of Sharon Carter's speech from Peggy's funeral, "Plant yourself like a tree" bit was taken directly from The Amazing Spiderman #537 when Captain America tells the same thing to Spider-Man.