Top 50 Soldier Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Soldier facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Soldier film message.

When Steve Rogers is making his PA announcement revealing that SHIELD has been compromised by Hydra, he states that they "shot Nick Fury" rather than "killed Nick Fury" because he claimed earlier that he is always honest.
When Steve Rogers is making his PA announcement revealing that SHIELD has been compromised by Hydra, he states that they "shot Nick Fury" rather than "killed Nick Fury" because he claimed earlier that he is always honest.
In Captain America: Winter Soldier, 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.
In Captain America: Winter Soldier, 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.

Soldier Trivia

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  1. Nick Fury relates a story of his grandfather being an elevator operator. In real-life, Samuel L. Jackson's grandfather was an elevator operator.

  2. 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.

  3. Incorporates a slowed-down version of Bucky's scream as he fell to his supposed death in the previous film, Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).

Soldier Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Joss Whedon (director of Avengers 1 & 2) has a cameo as the man coming down the escalator during the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum scene.
    Joss Whedon (director of Avengers 1 & 2) has a cameo as the man coming down the escalator during the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum scene.
  • 1 - Todd 3465's Service Record has Awards named after some of Kurt Russell's more famous characters.
    Todd 3465's Service Record has Awards named after some of Kurt Russell's more famous characters.
  • : The combat history of Kurt Russell's character - Todd 3465 - has a number of scifi references as well as references to other Kurt Russell films. See comments.

  • - Sitwell's Confession mentions Steven Strange before Dr. Strange (2016) came out.

Soldier Hidden Details

1 - 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.

The dispatch asks for the shooter without knowing the cause of Nick Fury's injury. Evidence that S.H.E.I.L.D has been infiltrated

1 - At the post-credit scene where Bucky visits the Smithsonian, the mannequin which carried Steve Roger's old uniform has been removed, indicating that the uniform was never returned to the Smithsonian.
At the post-credit scene where Bucky visits the Smithsonian, the mannequin which carried Steve Roger's old uniform has been removed, indicating that the uniform was never returned to the Smithsonian.

When Rumlow attacks Captain America with a stun stick, they both tremble for a few moments because they are making contact, allowing the current to pass through both the of them.

The cab driver that delivers the telegrams is wearing a US Army M51 jacket, issued during the Korean War. This strongly implies he's a former soldier and knew what was in the telegrams.

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

Which came out over 2 years before Civil War, there's a clip that heavily hints at the twist at the end of Civil War, that Bucky killed Tony Stark's parents

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.
1 - : The bus #6388 is cursed. It was destroyed at the Nick Fury assassination attempt and it was destroyed again when Captain America fought with Bucky.
: The bus #6388 is cursed. It was destroyed at the Nick Fury assassination attempt and it was destroyed again when Captain America fought with Bucky.

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

1 - The reveal of Brock Rumlow as Crossbones is foreshadowed by the way he wears his strap during his fight with Falcon.
The reveal of Brock Rumlow as Crossbones is foreshadowed by the way he wears his strap during his fight with Falcon.
1 - Peggy Carter stated "Th best thing we can do is start over." Fast forward to Avengers Endgame (2019) Steve Rodgers travels back in time to relive the life he never had the chance to.
Peggy Carter stated "Th best thing we can do is start over." Fast forward to Avengers Endgame (2019) Steve Rodgers travels back in time to relive the life he never had the chance to.

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.

1 - The file Natasha Romanov gives to Steve Rodgers is designed to look like a legitimate archival document. The document is titled "James Barnes-military record of service, deployment and experiments," and is from the "KGB of the Dnepropetrovsk Region."
The file Natasha Romanov gives to Steve Rodgers is designed to look like a legitimate archival document. The document is titled "James Barnes-military record of service, deployment and experiments," and is from the "KGB of the Dnepropetrovsk Region."

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.

1 - The main villains name is Maj. Chip Hazard. Subsequently, also describes action of how they get their advanced AI. The manufacturer accidentally orders munitions chips for the toys.
The main villains name is Maj. Chip Hazard. Subsequently, also describes action of how they get their advanced AI. The manufacturer accidentally orders munitions chips for the toys.

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.
1 - The person Sharon asks for help over the radio mentions a shooter even though she didn't mention one. This hints to the fact that HYDRA ordered the hit through SHIELD, and that HYDRA had infiltrated the the organisation, which is revealed later on.
The person Sharon asks for help over the radio mentions a shooter even though she didn't mention one. This hints to the fact that HYDRA ordered the hit through SHIELD, and that HYDRA had infiltrated the the organisation, which is revealed later on.
1 - The main villain is the leader of an army of toy soldiers who come to life after a microchip malfunction. His name is Major Chip Hazard.
The main villain is the leader of an army of toy soldiers who come to life after a microchip malfunction. His name is Major Chip Hazard.

When Natasha tosses one of her taser discs at Winter Soldier's arm to fry the circuits and disable it, we see it leaves the metal underneath charred. This is also why his arm is being repaired after the fight.

1 - Nick Fury has a fake tombstone which has a quote from Ezekiel 25:17, the same quote Samuel L. Jackson says in Pulp Fiction. It's also not a real biblical quote, great watch today :)
Nick Fury has a fake tombstone which has a quote from Ezekiel 25:17, the same quote Samuel L. Jackson says in Pulp Fiction. It's also not a real biblical quote, great watch today :)

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.

Sean Smith wears gaming headphones because he was playing Eve Online at the start of the first attack.

Steve Rogers steals his Captain America uniform from the museum. Later in the post-credits scene, Bucky visits the same museum and we see Captain America's mannequin has been removed.

1 - Joe Russo's character (Dr. Fine) was key to keeping Nick Fury alive not just under the dam but in the SHIELD Operating Room as well. Romanoff and Rogers hadn't noticed it was the same doctor: "They cut you open; your heart stopped." [de-gored the title]
Joe Russo's character (Dr. Fine) was key to keeping Nick Fury alive not just under the dam but in the SHIELD Operating Room as well. Romanoff and Rogers hadn't noticed it was the same doctor: "They cut you open; your heart stopped." [de-gored the title]

Gizmo can be seen in the trash with the Gorgonites. The director, Joe Dante also directed Gremlins (1984).

Which Takes Place in the Blade Runner Universe Features a Police Spinner, and Alludes to the Battle at Orion

Cap mentions he wouldn't know what to do with himself if he got out. Sam replied "ultimate fighting?" Georges St-Pierre, an Ultimate Fighter, stars in the film as Batroc the Leaper.

1 - & Skyfall (2012), the head of the British intelligence agency has a Union Jack bulldog in their office.
& Skyfall (2012), the head of the British intelligence agency has a Union Jack bulldog in their office.

Sam's knife attack cuts the mook's rappelling line and rifle sling, enabling him to kick him off the bridge and keep the rifle.

1 - The music that Fury plays when breaking into Rogers' apartment in The Winter Soldier (2014) is the same one Rogers and Carter dance to in The Avengers Endgame ending (2019)
The music that Fury plays when breaking into Rogers' apartment in The Winter Soldier (2014) is the same one Rogers and Carter dance to in The Avengers Endgame ending (2019)

When Smiley enters Control's flat, a pack of cigarettes is seen cut in half lenghtwise, top to bottom

The conference rooms at The Circus are sound-proofed and also appear on stilts, to prevent eavesdropping

Soldier poster
Soldier poster

Soldier Plot

A soldier trained from birth is deemed obsolete and dumped on a waste planet where he is reluctantly taken in by a community of defenseless, stranded wayfarers.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Soldier. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Director Paul W.S. Anderson
Stars Kurt Russell, Jason Scott Lee, Jason Isaacs, Connie Nielsen
IMDB score 6.0