Originally Posted by Liam_H
^You bring up a very good point that Scott Mendelson brought up in his review of the movie. Cap could easily have had a couple of more movies set in the 1940s with different missions during WWII. But they need Cap to be in the present so he can be in the Avengers movie, Mendelson basically said it was a "necessary evil". Doesn't ruin the film but possibly takes away future story lines set in the past.
Don't worry, there's always the inevitable re-boot
Avenger Origins: Captain America.