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The Avengers (2012)

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Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

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Joss Whedon

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Downey Jr. ... Tony Stark / Iron Man
Chris Evans ... Steve Rogers / Captain America
Mark Ruffalo ... Bruce Banner / The Hulk
Chris Hemsworth ... Thor
Scarlett Johansson ... Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
Jeremy Renner ... Clint Barton / Hawkeye
Tom Hiddleston ... Loki
Clark Gregg ... Agent Phil Coulson
Cobie Smulders ... Agent Maria Hill
Stellan Skarsgård ... Selvig
Samuel L. Jackson ... Nick Fury
Gwyneth Paltrow ... Pepper Potts
Paul Bettany ... Jarvis (voice)
Alexis Denisof ... The Other
Tina Benko ... NASA Scientist
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Storyline

Nick Fury is the director of S.H.I.E.L.D., an international peace-keeping agency. The agency is a who's who of Marvel Super Heroes, with Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When global security is threatened by Loki and his cohorts, Nick Fury and his team will need all their powers to save the world from disaster which is formed by Loki and his team Written by WellardRockard

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Avengers Assemble!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian | Hindi

Release Date:

4 May 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Group Hug See more »

Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$220,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$207,438,708, 6 May 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$623,357,910

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,519,557,910
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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[first lines]
The Other: The Tesseract has awakened. It is on a little world. A human world. They would wield its power, but our ally knows its workings as they never will. He is ready to lead. And our force, our Chitauri, will follow. The world will be his. The universe yours. And the humans, what can they do but burn?
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Best, bad-ass superhero "The Avengers" of the three films kick-ass MCU "Superflick"
23 September 2018 | by rambofan4lifeSee all my reviews

This is the best one of the three "Avengers" movies that come out. This is my favorite film in MCU film it I think my number four favorite film in the MCU universe films I am not sure. It is a decent action film with pure badassery. Excellent performance from Robert Downey Jr. ,Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg , Samuel L. Jackson. I love this movie to death I have enjoy it so much. We have Iron Man, Hawkeye, Captain America, Black Widow and Thor a superhero team in this movie fighting ultimate evil from outer space lead by Loki and his army Chitauri fleet launching an invasion on New York.

Great direction from Joss Whedon he directed perfect "The Avengers" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron" we need Joss Whedon back because the Russo brothers are ruining the franchise of Avengers. Loki (Tom Hiddleston) was a great villain I absolutely enjoyed his character. I love the costume's design for the superhero team. I love the special effects CGI and designs for the Chitauri bad-ass action. Captain America is my ultimate favorite superhero he saves all civilians trapped in a building from Chitauri Army. He orders police officers to evacuate all the civilians a true hero.

When Loki (Tom Hiddleston) enters earth from The Tesseract, an energy source of unknown potential, opens a portal through space carrying a strange spear with a blue glowing tip. With the spear he takes control of the minds of several SHIELD personnel, including Dr. Erik Selvig (Stellan Skarsgård) and Agent Clint "Hawkeye" Barton (Jeremy Renner), to aid him in his getaway. With controlling mind of Dr. Erik Selvig he is building a device built that can open a portal to the Chitauri home world over Manhattan, summoning a Chitauri invasion. It is up to superhero team Avengers to stop Loki and his mad invasion recruited by Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) director of the spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D. Before the team starts working together they have to learn to trust and depend on each other if they want to stop Loki.

Great adaptation of MCU superhero team from the characters how they become the mighty defenders of the earth called "The Avengers". I love the theme song from Alan Silvestri who made a music score in the film. Great performance from Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury I love his so much. Justice League (2017) should have learn from this movie because "The Avengers" is a good superhero movie at least it is not boring movie like was Justice League at least I can get in to this movie with not been bored.

Hulk smashes everything including best fight from Hulk and Thor. Captain America is a bad-ass while Iron Man is a hero saving New York and whole New York from alien invasion with the spear Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow closes the portal Chitauri world. I love the song played on the end of the credits Soundgarden - Live to Rise It is a good song in The Avengers I love it. I love Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) so much in this movie she made a decent job as Black Widow and the actress to death and her character. Captain America is my favorite hero of all time Steve Rogers is a true hero to me in this movie.

Decent movie, bad-ass action in this film I have no words, it is definitely my third favorite MCU Marvel superhero film. I will take it anytime over Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 I just hate those movies. 10/10 still my favorite I have this movie on DVD and Blu-ray in my collection.


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