'Captain America: Civil War Reenactors': Marvel at This New Clip From Funny or Die

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Captain America: Civil War Reenactors from Tony Hale

Moviegoers finally have had the chance to go to the multiplex and experience the epic battle between Team Captain America and Team Iron Man in Captain America: Civil War. However, as Funny or Die now reveals in Captain America: Civil War Reenactors (watch it above), those who charged out to see Marvel’s latest during its opening weekend have nothing on the true die-hards who live, breathe, and—on a weekly basis—meet to re-create the superheroes’ most famous clashes.

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Veep’s Tony Hale and New Girl’s Adam Pally star in the spoof as two pool store employees who spend their off-hours dressing up as Iron Man and Captain America, respectively, for cosplay treating the Marvel Civil War clashes much as history buffs might look at re-staging key battles from the 1860s. For these two, costuming-up isn’t a hobby, but a “lifestyle” that they take so seriously, it even occasionally brings them to tears—or blows using pool noodles, much to the chagrin of their day-job boss (played by Hollywood legend M. Emmet Walsh).

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As one might expect from such a spoof, the re-enactors’ gear is about as chintzy as their Marvel devotion is obsessive, and both Hale and Pally get significant comedic mileage out of gently poking fun at Civil War and super-fandom—a condition that afflicts not only men, but also, apparently, rom-com-loving women, as proven by perhaps the clip’s most unexpected gag.

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