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The Avengers (2012)

 -  Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  4 May 2012 (USA)
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Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. assembles a team of superheroes to save the planet from Loki and his army.

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Storyline

Nick Fury is director of S.H.I.E.L.D, an international peace keeping agency. The agency is a who's who of Marvel Super Heroes, with Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When global security is threatened by Loki and his cohorts, Nick Fury and his team will need all their powers to save the world from disaster. Written by WellardRockard

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Plot Keywords:

shield | tesseract | captain | army | iron man | See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference | See all certifications »

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Group Hug  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$220,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$207,438,708 (USA) (4 May 2012)

Gross:

$623,279,547 (USA) (28 September 2012)
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Trivia

When Natasha Romanoff and Bruce Banner are blasted to a lower deck of the Helicarrier, it triggers Banner's transformation into the Hulk. As he is transforming, he falls from a platform to the floor. On the floor is painted "WARNING CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE" with small arrows, which happen to be pointing to Banner. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film, Tony Stark's chest piece changes between being visible through his shirt and hidden by the material. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
The Other: The Tesseract has awakened. It is on a little world. A human world. They would wield its power, but our ally knows its workings as they never will. He is ready to lead. And our force, our Chitauri, will follow. The world will be his. The universe yours. And the humans, what can they do but burn?
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There is a scene part way through credits: Marvel Character Thanos appears with The Other by his side. They are both looking down on Planet Earth with Thanos smiling, stating that they underestimated Earth. See more »

Connections

Features Galaga (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

String Quartet No. 13 in a Minor 'Rosamunde' D804
Written by Franz Schubert
Performed by The Takács Quartet
Courtesy of Hyperion Records Ltd.
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Most DISAPPOINTING Superhero show in 2012
29 June 2012 | by See all my reviews

At first when I heard of this show, I was kinda excited about it. But when I went to the cinemas yesterday to watch it, I was tempted to leave my seat already at the early part of the show. It's not the characters or actors that is horrible, it's the director to be honest. I don't know how the script writers come what with this or even how the director approve it, but the lines and conversation were so fake, blunt and seriously horrible. It lakes emotions, feelings or even creativeness. Let alone, the whole plot is too predictable and boring. No doubt the action scenes is good and the graphic is awesome, but the plot and horrible lines just make this show right at the bottom of my list for shows in 2012. I rather watch "The Dark Knight" anytime rather than this horrible show. Even friends of mine who are crazy about DC and Marvel comics were absolutely disappointed in this show. In fact, they leave the theatres during halfway of the show. This is just an example to show how horrible it is. All in short, this show to me is not worth watching or buying and was a waste of 143 minutes of my time.


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Not a good movie. bpollen
This movie is my favorite film EVER.. sondrman
2 years later...things in the film that aren't as good as you remember npiazza91
Avengers being in the IMDB top 250 is destroying the list's credibility. Soft_Weeping
This movie is Overrated! sarshill
I love Cap in this movie. eljay60
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