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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  2 May 2014 (USA)
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When New York is put under siege by Oscorp, it is up to Spider-Man to save the city he swore to protect as well as his loved ones.



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We've always known that Spider-Man's most important conflict has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It's great to be Spider-Man. For Peter Parker, there's no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro, Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn, returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action/violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

2 May 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Spiderman  »

Box Office


$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$91,608,337 (USA) (2 May 2014)


$202,853,933 (USA) (15 August 2014)

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2.35 : 1
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When Peter offers to accompany Gwen to England, he says might catch Jack the Ripper. This was the premise of a story written for the never-produced 6th season of the Spider-Man (1994) cartoon. See more »


When Aunt May is talking to Peter about doing the washing, she is holding a sandwich with lots of lettuce leaves sticking out of the top. She passes it to Peter and the next shot shows him holding the sandwich but it has no salad leaves of any sort. See more »


[first lines]
Richard Parker: People will say I am a monster for what I've done. And maybe they're right. I'd always thought that I'd have more time.
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Performed by Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer
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An Amazing Hero with an Amazing and Powerful Romance
25 February 2015 | by (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina) – See all my reviews

I watched a lot of superhero movies and this one is in my top 3 along with The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises. I see all the bad reviews saying bad things about spidey, about Andrew Garfield and comparing this to Twillight. I really do not get those people. Let me tell you why.

Firstly because Andrew Garfield fits perfectly for the role of Peter Parker and also does Emma Stone for Gwen Stacy. A real, honest love between these two characters. It is so powerful that I felt it when they look at each other, talk to each other and in every other romantic scene. I know you expect a great superhero movie with a lot of action, with a good villain but this movie is something more than just a superhero movie. This is a really great romance that in the end it almost made me cry.

Another thing about this movie is that I really like the villain and Jamie Foxx was really good at being Electro. Not much action and battles between spiderman and Electro but that is what makes this superhero movie so special.

And the last thing may contain a little spoiler(do not read it if you want to watch the movie for the 1st time). It has an really amazing twist at the very end when Gwen dies and like I said it almost made me cry. So I can not wait for the 3rd movie of this trilogy.

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