Top 15 Captain America: Winter Soldier Movie Details

While searching the internet for Captain America: Winter Soldier movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

Cap mentions in his speech that Hydra shot Nick Fury, not killed him, calling back to his line earlier in the film that he is "always honest" since Fury is actually still alive.
Cap mentions in his speech that Hydra shot Nick Fury, not killed him, calling back to his line earlier in the film that he is "always honest" since Fury is actually still alive.
Right before the elevator fight scene and the revelation of a conspiracy inside SHIELD, the shot frames the elevator with the Watergate complex in the background. This was where the Watergate conspiracy was first exposed, too.
Right before the elevator fight scene and the revelation of a conspiracy inside SHIELD, the shot frames the elevator with the Watergate complex in the background. This was where the Watergate conspiracy was first exposed, too.

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Captain America: Winter Soldier details are suitable for kids.

  1. Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) tells a story about his grandfather working as an elevator operator who clutches a lunch bag filled with $1's and a small gun. Jackson has confirmed his real-life grandfather operated an elevator who carried a sack of $1's and a gun.

Hidden Details

1 - When Steve Rogers finds Dr.Zola and the H.Y.D.R.A. archives, a lot of pictures show up on the screen. In this one you can see a very familiar date on the top
When Steve Rogers finds Dr.Zola and the H.Y.D.R.A. archives, a lot of pictures show up on the screen. In this one you can see a very familiar date on the top
1 - The terrorist Batroc was completely reimagined from his comic book version, Batroc the Leaper. However, he slightly retained his costume.
The terrorist Batroc was completely reimagined from his comic book version, Batroc the Leaper. However, he slightly retained his costume.

Natasha saves Steve's life in a blink and you'll miss it moment in the car (0:13)(explanation in comments)

When Cap tells Black Widow that he didn't know what Fury was doing in his apartment, she tells him he's a horrible liar. In the next scene, when Alexander Pierce asks him the same question, he really changes his method somberly.

Black Widow (being a trained killer herself) knows that WS will aim for head-shots so she moves both Steve and Sam away from their headrests.

The Helicarriers have their Shield emblems painted in red since they're really Hydra's Helicarriers

1 - When Cap is interrogating Sitwell about Zola's algorithm (An AI that uses people past to predict their future) he lists a few people that come up as threats, one of them being Dr. Strange. This movie was set 2 years before the events of Doctor Strange.
When Cap is interrogating Sitwell about Zola's algorithm (An AI that uses people past to predict their future) he lists a few people that come up as threats, one of them being Dr. Strange. This movie was set 2 years before the events of Doctor Strange.

The song "It's Been A Long, Long Time" by Harry James and Kitty Kallen is playing, a song about reuniting after World War 2, foreshadowing Bucky's reappearance.

When Cap first fights Bucky he has his shield on his left arm for defense then switches it to his right to go on the offense.

1 - Apologies if this has been posted before, but in "Captain America: Winter Soldier" (2014) on Nick Fury's headstone there's a nod to Jules from "Pulp Fiction." Both characters played by Samuel L. Jackson
Apologies if this has been posted before, but in "Captain America: Winter Soldier" (2014) on Nick Fury's headstone there's a nod to Jules from "Pulp Fiction." Both characters played by Samuel L. Jackson

Nick Fury's tombstone has a quote from Ezekiel 25:17. This is the same passage that Samuel L. Jackson's character, Jules, recites in Pulp Fiction (1994) before he executes someone.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Captain America: Winter Soldier, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Captain America: Winter Soldier and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.