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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1 May 2015 (USA)
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When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.

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Tony Stark creates the Ultron Program to protect the world, but when the peacekeeping program becomes hostile, The Avengers go into action to try and defeat a virtually impossible enemy together. Earth's mightiest heroes must come together once again to protect the world from global extinction. Written by applenatalia9

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A new age begins


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action, violence and destruction, and for some suggestive comments. | See all certifications »

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$250,000,000 (estimated)

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$191,271,109 (USA) (1 May 2015)

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$458,991,599 (USA) (2 October 2015)
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Trivia

James Spader was Joss Whedon's first and only choice for the role of Ultron. In Whedon's Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Welcome to the Hellmouth (1997), Cordelia mentions Spader in the first episode of the show in a popularity test: Cordelia: James Spader Buffy: He needs to call me. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 50 mins) When Thor says, "I'm running out of things to say," it appears he is saying different words. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Strucker: [on PA system] Report to your stations immediately. This is not a drill. We are under attack!
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Crazy Credits

There is a statement at the end of the closing credits: "The Avengers will return." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Film '72: Episode #45.4 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Berliner Messe: 1. Kyrie
Written by Arvo Pärt
Performed by the Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor (as Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir) and the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste
Used by arrangement with ECM Records
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Disappointed because the name set up expectations
20 January 2016 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

I tend to enjoy the Marvel movies and animated movies / TV series when I can catch them. Unfortunately I caught Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow on TV once, and that, coupled with the name Age of Ultron, led me to expect something like that animated movie or Days of Future Past: that Ultron takes over and there's a desperate struggle to overthrow him. One early trailer I saw also seemed to enforce such an impression.

Unfortunately Ultron turned out to be a rather impotent villain. He's full of potential danger, but doesn't manage to realise any of that potential. The trailers made the movie look like the threat is a lot bigger than it was. Pretty much every danger in this movie is short term and thwarted without too much problem. I kept waiting for something truly dramatic to happen, but it never did. There's no Age of Ultron in this movie, not even a glimpse of it, and for me that was disappointing enough that I didn't enjoy the movie much.

There's decent action, drama and humour, it's not a badly made movie, but the villain is weak, and even the ultimate danger, the death of the human race, is less dramatic than potential subjugation, which is what most villains go for.


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