Top 29 The Winter Soldier Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Winter 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 The Winter 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 the Winter Soldier (2014), Robert Redford's Alexander Pierce keeps "Newman's Own" spaghetti sauce in his fridge showing the cinematic reunion of the two on screen actors that starred in several movies together.
In Captain America the Winter Soldier (2014), Robert Redford's Alexander Pierce keeps "Newman's Own" spaghetti sauce in his fridge showing the cinematic reunion of the two on screen actors that starred in several movies together.

The Winter 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. 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).

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

  • 1 - We learn that Cap has watched "Star Wats", but not "Star Trek".
    We learn that Cap has watched "Star Wats", but not "Star Trek".
  • 1 - When Steve talks with old Peggy she says "You are alive. You came back." In Avengers: Endgame (2019) it is revealed that Steve time traveled and ''came back" to her, with the two resuming their lives together.
    When Steve talks with old Peggy she says "You are alive. You came back." In Avengers: Endgame (2019) it is revealed that Steve time traveled and ''came back" to her, with the two resuming their lives together.

The Winter Soldier Hidden Details

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.
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.
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."
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.

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 :)

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]

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.

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)
1 - (for the first time) and noticed the bible passage on Nick fury's grave has a bible passage on it. This was the same bible passage that Samuel L Jacksons character quoted frequently in the movie pulp fiction (1994)
(for the first time) and noticed the bible passage on Nick fury's grave has a bible passage on it. This was the same bible passage that Samuel L Jacksons character quoted frequently in the movie pulp fiction (1994)
1 - The song that plays on Steve's stereo when Nick has it on waiting for him, is the same song that plays at the end of Endgame (2019) while Steve and Peggy dance.
The song that plays on Steve's stereo when Nick has it on waiting for him, is the same song that plays at the end of Endgame (2019) while Steve and Peggy dance.
1 - The fake grave of Nick Fury, portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson, carries a quote from the Bible, Ezekiel 25:17, which is Jackson's famous quote from "Pulp Fiction"
The fake grave of Nick Fury, portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson, carries a quote from the Bible, Ezekiel 25:17, which is Jackson's famous quote from "Pulp Fiction"

Cap 'borrows' a car, prompting Black Widow to ask "Where did you learn to steal a car?". This is a reference to the 1990 Captain America film (starring Matt Salinger), wherein Cap (on two occasions) feigns illness in order to steal an innocent person's car.

1 - When Sitwell was being interrogated about Dr. Zola's algorithm, he mentioned Stephen Strange as one of its targets, predicting that Stephen will become Dr. Strange and be a threat to Hydra in the future.
When Sitwell was being interrogated about Dr. Zola's algorithm, he mentioned Stephen Strange as one of its targets, predicting that Stephen will become Dr. Strange and be a threat to Hydra in the future.
1 - When Cap jumps out of the elevator, he instantly goes into the skydiving freefall position. This position gives a person the most control while falling, and by maximizing the body's surface area, it also helps to slow one's descent.
When Cap jumps out of the elevator, he instantly goes into the skydiving freefall position. This position gives a person the most control while falling, and by maximizing the body's surface area, it also helps to slow one's descent.

Jasper Sitwell mentions "A man in Cairo" among the list of HYDRA targets that includes Hulk and Doctor Strange. This is most likely Marc Spector, better known as Moon Knight, a hero who received the powers of the Egyptian moon god.

1 - Sam Wilson recommends music to Steve who says he'll add it to the list. Also on the list is Star Wars, a film series that features Samuel L Jackson, also in this movie.
Sam Wilson recommends music to Steve who says he'll add it to the list. Also on the list is Star Wars, a film series that features Samuel L Jackson, also in this movie.
The Winter Soldier poster
The Winter Soldier poster

The Winter Soldier Plot

As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Winter 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, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Stars Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford
IMDB score 7.7