Captain America 2 Spoilers: 10 Ways It Sets Up Future Marvel Universe Movies

What can we surmise after seeing Captain America: The Winter Soldier about the future of the MCU? SPOILERS...

Chris Evans returns as patriotic super soldier Captain America for the third time in sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which pits his man out of time Steve Rogers against his own past and a terrifying world order that threatens to take the lives of millions of people. Directed by brothers Anthony and Joe Russo, best known for their work on Arrested Development, The Winter Soldier poises itself as a kind of '70s-inspired political thriller, though that is not to suggest that the movie skimps on the blockbuster set-pieces. Relentlessly-paced, explosive and hilarious, it's a total triumph, and is arguably one of the best and most accomplished Marvel flicks to date. So now that we've seen Captain America: The Winter Soldier in all its frantic, crowd-pleasing glory, it seems only right that we get the ball rolling with some theories and predictions for what's to come in future installments as we continue to widen the scope of the ever-popular Marvel Cinematic Universe - especially with the likes of Guardians of the Galaxy on its way later in this year, and the recent confirmation that - yes - Captain America 3 is the Marvel movie that has been chosen to go head to head with the long-awaited Batman Vs. Superman come 2016. That in mind, here are 10 predictions for what you might expect to see in future MCU movies based on what we glimpsed in Captain America: The Winter Soldier... Please note: this article contains spoilers for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. If you don't want to know what happens in the Captain's latest adventure, do avert your eyes.
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