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

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$200,000,000 (estimated)

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

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

Felicity Jones's role was significantly cut down due to time constraints. In an interview, Jones stated that she would be an ally to Harry Osborn/Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan) and at one point, even let it slip that she was playing "the Goblin's girlfriend". Though a small scene showing her alliance to Harry was in the final cut, scenes that implied that there were romantic feelings between the two characters were cut from the film. See more »

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During Gwen's speech when she says, "I know we all think that we're immortal,", there are two boats in the background. However, in the next shot of her a few seconds later, the boats are missing. See more »

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[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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Military March No. 1 in D Major, Op. 39 'Pomp And Circumstance'
Written by Edward Elgar
Performed by Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Adrian Leaper
Courtesy of Naxos
By arrangement with Source/Q
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The film drags on and on
1 May 2014 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film tells the story of Peter Parker having to struggle between his love life, his quest for what happened to his parents, and saving New York city from crime.

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" spends so much time on emotional elements, developing relationships with Gwen, the aunt and even Harry Osborn. The result is that it spends literally hours on cumbersome dialogs, and there is hardly any action. When I watch a summer blockbuster, I expect lots of action and thrills. In "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" there is almost none of that. There are only two battle scenes, and believe it or not, I was yawning even in the middle of the supposed final epic showdown.

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is just far too long. The numerous subplots that is supposed to enhance its credibility backfire big time, making the film dragging on and on. I remember liking the previous man a lot, but this sequel is very disappointing.


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