Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 American super hero film that is a sequel to the 2011 movie "Captain America: The First Avenger." Chris Evans is reprising his role as Steve Rogers aka Captain American with Scarlett Johansson recurring as Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff, and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. Other stars that is part of the sequel are Sebastian Stan as the Winter Soldier/James "Bucky" Barnes, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon, Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill, Frank Grillo as Brock Rumlow, Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter / Agent 13, Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter and Robert Redford as Alexander Pierce.
The movie is set two years after "The Avengers" events where Steve Rogers (Evans) resides peacefully in Washington, D.C. and struggling to adapt to contemporary society. However, after a S.H.I.E.L.D. compatriot is assailed, Rogers becomes entangled in a mystery that may endanger the globe. Together with Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow (Johansson), Captain America attempts to uncover the growing machination while fending off hired hit men. When the entire scheme is discovered, Captain America and the Black Widow must recruit the aid of the Falcon and soon encounter an unanticipated and powerful adversary - the Winter Soldier.
The movie was directed by the Russo brothers, Anthony Russo and Joe Russo (directors of the film You, Me and Dupree, Welcome to Collinwood, and Pieces).