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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 plans.

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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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

According to Aaron Taylor-Johnson, no one realized that no plans for a wrap party had been made until the last day of filming. As a result, director Joss Whedon gathered the cast at the end of the day and made them walk around the small Italian town they were filming in while it snowed heavily, until he found an appropriate place for a party. They finally found a small club, and the cast, along with Whedon danced until four in the morning. See more »

Goofs

When Pietro (Quicksilver) unplugs the cradle during when Captain America feuds against Tony Stark, believing that he was creating another Ultron, Pietro curiously sees a bullet slowly rising up and falls down the floor below. This would be impossible as to Pietro not going fast enough, let alone not moving at all in order to slow down time & the bullet. 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

Part of the closing credits is set around a statue of the Avengers battling an Ultron army. See more »


Soundtracks

I Can't Get Started
Written by Ira Gershwin and Vernon Duke
Performed by The BBC Big Band (as the BBC Big Band Orchestra)
Courtesy of San Juan Music Group Ltd.
By arrangement with Countdown Media
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One word: Mjollnir!
1 May 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have noticed a trend of negative reviews directed at the humor in the movie. Listen...humor is subjective. It's also a big part of these types of movies. When I read someone criticize the movie because the heroes are dropping one-liners during intense fighting scenes and to them, this downplays the seriousness of the situation or shows a lack of concern for safety from our heroes, I shake my head so hard I get dizzy.

This is a comic book movie! It's a fantasy/fiction/whatever you want to call it! I'm not a comic book expert, but have been a big fan of the Marvel Universe on film since Iron Man 1. I found the writing in AoU to be sharp and witty. And yes, I laughed more than I thought I would.

"There's not enough character development!" I've seen this in the negative reviews, too. Look, we've had 3 Iron Mans, 2 Captain Americas, 2 Thors, and a Hulk movie to develop the characters. At this point, there isn't much more we really need, is there? Yes, we see more about Hawkeye's personal side here, but to me, that only feels fair since he's not big enough to carry his own film. And given that he's very much just a human with a great set of physical skills and is less protected and faces his mortality far more than the others do, I felt like it made perfect sense here. We see and learn more about Black Widow in this one, as well. So the complaints about character development don't hold any weight to me. It sounds like the angst of a group of people expecting to see the Empire Strikes Back version of the Avengers.

In Age of Ultron, we get immediate, sustained action. I don't know about you, but if I'm going to watch a movie with a cast of characters that have the abilities of the Avengers, I want to see them in action! The creativity of the collaborative fighting was improved as well and was featured much more so than in the first one. That was something that I think the first film lacked, the side by side teamwork. This movie held my attention from start to finish.

As my summary says above, Mjollnir is a pleasantly surprising star of the movie. When you watch it, you'll see why and in my opinion, if you don't enjoy its role here, you really just have a bad attitude!


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