1. Steve Rogers/Captain America
Portrayal: Chris Evans
Quote: “Our job is to save as many people as we can. Sometimes that doesn’t mean everybody.” (Captain America: Civil War)
A World War II veteran who was enhanced to the peak of human physicality by an experimental serum and frozen in suspended animation before waking up in the modern world.
2. James “Bucky” Barnes/Winter Soldier
Portrayal: Sebastian Stan
Quote: “Who the hell is Bucky?” (Captain America: The Winter Soldier)
An enhanced brainwashed assassin allied with Rogers, and his best friend who reemerged after being though killed in action during World War II.
3. Sam Wilson/Falcon
Portrayal: Anthony Mackie
Quote: “I just want to be sure you’ve considered all our options. Because people who shoot at you, usually wind up shooting at me too.” (Captain America: Civil War)
An Avenger allied with Rogers, and a former pararescueman trained by the military in aerial combat using a specially designed wing pack.
4. Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
Portrayal: Scarlett Johansson
Quote: “You know what’s about to happen, do you wanna punch your way out of this?” (Captain America: Civil War)
An Avenger allied with Stark, who formerly worked for SHIELD as a highly trained spy.
5. Johann Schmidt/Red Skull
Portrayal: Hugo Weaving
Quote: “You could have the power of the gods! Yet you wear a flag on your chest and think you fight a battle of nations! I have seen the future, Captain! There are no flags!” (Captain America: The First Avenger)
Adolf Hitler’s head of advanced weaponry and commander of the terrorist organization Hydra.
6. Peggy Carter
Portrayal: Hayley Atwell
Quote: “And these are your only two options? A lab rat or a dancing monkey? You were meant for more than this, you know?” (Captain America: The First Avenger)
An officer with the Stratefic Scientific Reserve responsible for the super soldier project, co-founder of SHIELD, and the love interest of Steve Rogers.
7. Nick Fury
Portrayal: Samuel L. Jackson
Quote: “It’s called compartmentalization. Nobody spills the secrets, because nobody knows them all.” (Captain America: The Winter Soldier)
The director of the super-spy agency, SHIELD.
8. T’Challa/Black Panter
Portrayal: Chadwick Boseman
Quote: “The Black Panther has been the protector of Wakanda for generations. A mantle passed from warrior to warrior. And now because your friend murdered my father, I also wear the mantle of king. So I ask you, as both warrior and king, how long do you think you can keep your friend safe from me?” (Captain America: Civil War)
The prince of the African nation of Wakanda allied with Stark.
9. Sharon Carter
Portrayal: Emily VanCamp
Quote: “I asked her once how she managed to master diplomacy and espionage in a time when no one wanted to see a woman succeed at either. She said compromise where you can, but where you can’t, don’t. Even if everyone is telling you that something wrong is something right. Even if the whole world is telling you to move. It is your duty to plant yourself like a tree, to look them in the eye and say, no, you move.” (Captain America: Civil War)
A former agent of SHIELD and Peggy Carter’s niece, who now works for the CIA and is allied with Rogers.
10. Brock Rumlow/Crossbones
Portrayal: Frank Grillo
Quote: [takes off mask in defeat allowing Steve to see his face for the first time] “You know, I think I look pretty good, all things considered.” (Captain America: Civil War)
Former commander of SHIELD’s counter-terrorism STRIKE team, who was revealed to be an agent of Hydra.