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The First Avenger: Captain America

See Captain America: The First Avenger Early at Comic-Con

See Cap on the big screen first at San Diego Comic-Con!

Before it opens anywhere else in the world, "Captain America: The First Avenger" will open first in Comic-Con. Convention goers in San Diego will be the first audience to see one of the summer’s hottest super heroes beginning at noon PT on Thursday, July 21, one day ahead of its US opening. The movie will play exclusively at the UA Horton Plaza with Captain America-themed festivities happening throughout the day. To help kick-off the day, Paramount and Marvel will host an exclusive free fan screening at 10:00 a.m. PT with the movie’s star Chris Evans on hand to introduce the screening.

In addition to being among the first to see the movie, all "Captain America: The First Avenger" ticketholders will receive RealD 3D Collector's Custom red, white and blue "Captain America: The First Avenger" glasses and a limited edition poster designed exclusively for the fans. A grand prize package of "Captain America: The First Avenger" merchandise and other Marvel items will be given away to a select audience member at each screening. USO-costumed women will be standing at the American Flag Pole in the Horton Plaza passing out free tickets every hour beginning at 11:00 a.m. PT to the first 10 people who come dressed as Captain America.

Showtimes for "Captain America: The First Avenger" are 12:00 p.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m., 9:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. Tickets for Thursday’s shows are available for purchase at  www.fandango.com/uahortonplaza14_aabfx/theaterpage

"Captain America: The First Avenger" will focus on the early days of the Marvel Universe when Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America.  As Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull (Hugo Weaving).

Check out the official "Captain America: The First Avenger" teaser site as well as its hub page right here on Marvel.com for the latest on Cap's big screen adventure hitting theaters July 22!

In addition to "Captain America: The First Avenger," Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including "Marvel's The Avengers" on May 4, 2012, and "Iron Man 3" on May 3, 2013.

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