Christopher Robert Evans or Chris Evans is an American actor who is famously known for playing Marvel superhero Captain America on the big screen.
Chris was born on June 13, 1981, in Boston, Massachusetts to Lisa and Robert Evans. He started his career as a model and then played minor roles in a few television series. His film career too started around the same time.
Even though initially, he was only able to get supporting roles, his hard work and dedication towards the craft paid off when he was cast as ‘The Human Torch’ in ‘Fantastic Four which established him as a credible actor, and then his career reached greater heights when he was offered the title role of Marvel comics character, ‘Captain America’.
He played the character for almost 10 years, making him a popular figure and a household name in America. Other than acting, Evans has also ventured into movie direction.
He is someone who always portrayed his roles with dedication, irrespective of the screen time he was allotted. So here’s a list of 20 Chris Evans movies that you should watch as a tribute to him!
1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
To start this list is a superhero movie based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America. Directed by ‘The Russo Brothers’ (Anthony Russo & Joe Russo), the movie stars Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America with Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian San, Anthony Mackie, Samuel L. Jackson, and many more.
This movie delivers the superhero movie goods and has all the essential elements of a super-cinema experience. You won’t be disappointed!
2. Captain America: The First Avenger
Directed by Joe Johnston, the movie stars Chris Evans as Captain America alongside Tommy Lee Jones, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, and many more. The movie is set in 1942 and is about Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier who transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of the ‘Super-Soldier Serum’.
This movie is a perfect throwback to the classic action-adventure movies of the 1980s. Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the sequel of this movie. A must-watch!
3. Marvel’s The Avengers
Based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, The Avengers is a superhero film directed by Joss Whedon and starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, and Jeremy Renner as the avengers.
Chris Evans plays Steve Rogers/Captain America, the World War II veteran. This movie is an action extravaganza and would undeniably go down as one of the best superhero movies ever!
4. Avengers: Infinity War
Starring Chris Evans and an ensemble cast including the core characters and stars like Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, and many more, this movie is one of the greatest superhero movies of all time.
Directed by the Russo Brothers, this movie brings all your favorite superheroes together for the first time with epic battles throughout. Avengers: Infinity War is an enormous action spectacle and a visual treat for all Marvel Comics fans.
5. The Perfect Score
Next on the list of Chris Evans movies is The Perfect Scone. Directed by Brian Robbins, the movie tells the story of six high school seniors who desire to break into an office in New Jersey, so that they can steal answers of their upcoming SATs to prevent their futures from being jeopardized.
The movie stars Chris Evans, Erika Christensen, Bryan Greenberg, Scarlett Johansson, Darius Miles, and Leonardo Nam. Chris plays the role of Kyle in the movie. The Perfect Stone is fun, relaxing, and will keep you entertained.
6. What’s your number?
Directed by Mark Mylod, this movie is a rom-com starring Chris Evans as Colin Shea and Anna Faris as Ally Darling. Based on ‘20 Times a Lady’ by Karyn Bosnak, the movie has a lot of heart and genuine laughs.
The movie is enjoyable for both the heart and the mind. It is indeed one of the best Chris Evans movies.
7. Street Kings
An action-thriller movie directed by David Ayer and starring Keanu Reeves, Chris Evans, and many more. The movie tells the story of a rogue cop who is pushed past his limits by corruption, greed, and violence. Chris Evans plays the role of Detective Paul ‘Disco’ Diskant. Street Kings is a great crime thriller and a must-watch!
8. Captain America: Civil War
Based on Marvel Comics, Civil War is a superhero movie directed by the Russo Brothers. The movie stars Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America and Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron man in lead roles. Civil War is the sequel to ‘The First Avenger' and ‘The Winter Soldier’.
In the movie, a disagreement splits the Avengers into two teams; one led by Captain America and the other by Iron Man. This movie is fun, epic, and an emotional ride that you shouldn’t miss!
Starring Chris Evans and Mckenna Grace in lead roles, Gifted tells the story of Frank (Chris), a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary (Grace), who is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.
The move is warm, unique, and entertaining. The lead actors were terrific and the chemistry between Chris Evans and Mckenna Grace is something to watch out for! Another Chris Evans movie that is a must-watch.
10. Fantastic Four
Fantastic Four is a superhero film based on Marvel Comics. Directed by Tim Story, the movie stars Chris Evans, Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, and Michael Chiklis in lead roles.
The story is about a group of astronauts that gain superpowers after cosmic radiation exposure. Chris Evans plays the role of Johnny Storm/The Human Torch.
11. The Nanny Diaries
Next up on this list of Chris Evans movies is a comedy-drama starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, and Laura Linney. Directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, the movie tells the story of Annie, who goes to work as a nanny for a rich family in New York.
Chris Evans plays the role of Hayden ‘Harvard Hottie’ in the movie. It’s worth watching and won’t leave you disappointed.
12. Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
The sequel to Fantastic Four, starring Chris Evans and the rest of the title characters. Chris reprises his role as Jonny Storm/The Human Torch. In this movie, the Fantastic Four square off against the powerful Silver Surfer (Doug Jones).
The sequel did well and was much better than the original. Worth the watch!
13. The Losers
Directed by Sylvain White, this action blockbuster stars Chris Evan, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, and Idris Elba. The story is about a CIA special force team that is betrayed and left for dead by their superiors. Chris plays the role of Captain Jake Jensen- the team’s intelligence specialist and hacker. The Losers is a cool action flick that is entertaining. Do not miss out on this amazing Chris Evans movie.
Starring Chris Evans, Dakota Fanning, Camilla Belle, and Djimon Hounsou, the movie is about a group of people with superpowers, who team up to take down a government agency.
Chris Evans plays the role of Nick Gant, a Mover living in Hong Kong, who has difficulties in controlling his powers. Directed by Paul McGuigan, the movie is sci-fi that is entertaining, good, and worth watching!
Directed by David R. Ellis, this action thriller stars Chris Evans, Jason Statham, Kim Basinger, and William H. Macy in lead roles.
Evans plays the role of Ryan. Cellular is an awesome flick and will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish!
16. Playing it cool
Next on this list of Chris Evans movies is a rom-com starring Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan as Me and Her. Directed by Justin Reardon, the movie is about a screenwriter (Evans), who is having a hard time writing a script for a romantic movie.
But unrequited love motivates him to write about his experiences. This movie proves that Chris can pull anything; action, drama, and comedy. Evans and Monaghan have really good chemistry on screen. A fun-watch!
Showpiercer is a science fiction action film starring Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho, Tilda Swinton, Octavia Spencer, and many more. Directed by Bong Joon-ho, the movie is set in 2031, where a failed experiment has killed all life except the few who board the snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe.
Chris Evans plays the role of Curtis Everett in the movie. It’s a roller coaster ride that is dun, weird, and strange but is a masterpiece!
Based on the true-life story of Michael David ‘Mike’ Weiss and Paul Danzinger, Puncture is a feature film directed by Adam Kassen. Chris Evans plays the role of Mike Weiss, a lawyer, and a drug addict.
If you’re a fan of Chris Evans, do see this movie. He’s taken the role seriously and won’t disappoint you. A must-watch!
Directed by Danny Boyle, this psychological thriller stars Chris Evans, Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Michelle Yeoh, and many more. Set in 2057, the movie is about a group of astronauts who are sent on a mission to reignite the dying sun.
Chris Evans plays the role of James Mace, an engineer! Sunshine is one of the best sci-fi movies and is a brilliant one!
20. Avengers: Endgame
To end this list of Chris Evans movies is one of the best and most awaited superhero movies of all time. Directed by the Russo Brothers, Endgame features an ensemble cast. In this movie, the surviving Avengers attempt to reverse the destruction caused by Thanos in the prequel Infinity War.
Endgame is a great homage to the ten-year history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and a perfect ending to the Avengers series. If you’re a die-hard fan, you might need a box of tissues next to you. This is probably the last time you’ll see Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America.
Chris Evans is a precious gift for Hollywood. The actor has shown the ability to embody different characters in different movies over the years. When you think of Chris Evans, the first thing that comes to your mind is Captain America.
He did an outstanding job by playing the heart and soul of the Avengers. Even though we might not see him as Steve Rogers again, let’s hope to see some good movies of his again.
Yes, the Marvel franchise has plenty of Chris Evans appearances but it doesn’t end there. Here is a list of 20 Chris Evans movies for you if you haven’t seen any of his other performances or lesser-known roles.
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