The 10 Best Superhero Performances in Movies

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Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America

Playing Captain America wasn’t Chris Evans first superhero role (he was the Human Torch in the Fantastic Four films from the early 2000’s), but it was definitely the superhero role that he was most suited for. As Steve Rogers, Evans achieved the perfect balance of rugged American toughness in every action scene he was in and a sweet, tender soulfulness that came across in each moment he shared with Agent Peggy Carter. There’s a reason why Captain America was at the center of The Avengers and why Winter Soldier has been praised as one of the best superhero films of all time, and that has a lot to do with Evans’s stellar performance.

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Chris is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and FIlm. He has been writing for TVOvermind and Uncoached for two years and has written about numerous different television shows and pop culture topics. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13).
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