Albert Pyun’s Captain America Gets a Limited Edition Collection DVD Release

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Albert Pyun’s 1990 “Captain America” movie is getting a new lease on life, thanks to renewed interest in the Star-Spangled Avenger via Marvel Studios’ upcoming “Captain America: The First Avenger”. Matt Salinger is no Chris Evans, of course, and Scott Paulin as the Red Skull is definitely no Hugo Weaving, but I gotta admit, there’s a certain charm to “Captain America”. Okay, maybe charm isn’t the right word, but for those interested in the good Captain’s first big-screen adventure, the film will be released for the first time on DVD as part of MGM’s Limited Edition Collection. No word if this release will offer anything new or different from the old VHS copies, since the press release really didn’t offer anything in terms of specs or special features.

During World War II, a brave American soldier (Salinger) volunteers to undergo experiments to become a new super-soldier, codenamed “Captain America.” Infiltrating Germany to sabotage Nazi rockets pointed at the U.S., Captain America faces off with Nazi superhuman warrior Red Skull (Scott Paulin, The Right Stuff) who defeats the hero, throwing him into suspended animation. Frozen for 50 years, Captain America is found and revived only to find that Red Skull has changed identities and has targeted the President of the United States (Ronny Cox, RoboCop) for assassination. With America on the verge of utter chaos, it is up to one man to save the day!

The film also features supporting performances from Ned Beatty, Darren McGavin, Michael Nouri and Melinda Dillon and Kim Gillingham. The DVD will be available for sale on online retailers everywhere.

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  • d!man500

    the trailer for this movie is pure awesomeness!!!!

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    And this is why we got a more realistic Captain America costume than one that looks jut like the comics. LOL. I’m buying this jut for nostalgia. Now all they need to do is release the horrid tv movies.

    • Juggernaut

      Right?! Hahaha! Conan O’Brian has been showing clips from the TV movies on his show periodically jokingly saying that they are trailers and scenes from the upcoming Chris Evans film. It’s hilarious!

    • Juggernaut

      Right?! Hahaha! Conan O’Brian has been showing clips from the TV movies on his show periodically jokingly saying that they are trailers and scenes from the upcoming Chris Evans film. It’s hilarious!

    • Juggernaut

      Right?! Hahaha! Conan O’Brian has been showing clips from the TV movies on his show periodically jokingly saying that they are trailers and scenes from the upcoming Chris Evans film. It’s hilarious!

      • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

        Lmao! I wish I coulda seen those.

        Sent on the go.

  • lasernose

    Why do most super heroes have such fruity costumes?

  • Vampelle

    hey!!!!
    comics are not realistic right. just fanasty right.
    than having the costumes same, is not fruity or not realistic. it comic based movie.
    and i loved this movie when i first watched it.

  • Vampelle

    hey!!!!
    comics are not realistic right. just fanasty right.
    than having the costumes same, is not fruity or not realistic. it comic based movie.
    and i loved this movie when i first watched it.

  • Online72

    Who’s selling the BR version? I just searched Amazon and Best Buy. Nada.

    • http://www.beyondhollywood.com/ Nix

      I think it’s just being released on DVD, no Blu-ray. No mention of Blu-ray in the press release.