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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

 -  Action | Adventure | Fantasy  -  2 May 2014 (USA)
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Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of super villains against him, impacting his life.

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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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Box Office

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$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$202,853,933 (USA) (15 August 2014)
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Shortly after the film was released in theaters, a petition was started on for a longer director's cut of the film, which would help fix the film's plot-holes and add in the more violent and disturbing scenes which were trimmed to get a PG-13 rating. The petition reached over four thousand signatures in three days. See more »

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Towards the end when the black out occurs, the streets immediately create a traffic jam, yet when the city's power comes back on, the wide shot shows traffic moving smoothly on the bridge as if there was no issue. See more »

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It's On Again
Written by Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, Hans Zimmer and Kendrick Lamar
Produced by Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer
Performed by Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar, Hans Zimmer
Alicia Keys appears courtesy of RCA Records
Kendrick Lamar appears courtesy of Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath Records / Interscope Records
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A really, really good film
16 April 2014 | by See all my reviews

I personally thought this was an excellent film. It had a good amount of comedy, truly deep emotions, and brilliant action. A great, cohesive film to lead on from the first one.

The relationship between the two main characters are brilliant, and you can really understand what's going on between them as both actors portray their characters very well.

Also, what I like from these movies are that they are more relative to the Spider-man comic books, compared to the Spider-man Trilogy (and let's be honest, they were terrible.) If you have read the comic books, then you'll understand where I'm coming from when you see this movie.

The only downside/s I feel this movie has is that Jamie Foxx, in my opinion, doesn't really fit his character and I felt that he didn't really have a massive say in the whole film, it was more about the other villain - but what I did like is that having two villains didn't make it feel like there was too much going on; it was very understandable and a pleasurable viewing experience, so the director receives points in my book for his story telling.

This review is really brief as I don't want to sway your opinion on the film before you've watched it, but rather to change your opinion on whether you should watch it, and I believe that you definitely should.


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