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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

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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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Marc Webb

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Alex Kurtzman (screenplay), Roberto Orci (screenplay) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Garfield ... Spider-Man / Peter Parker
Emma Stone ... Gwen Stacy
Jamie Foxx ... Electro / Max Dillon
Dane DeHaan ... Green Goblin / Harry Osborn
Colm Feore ... Donald Menken
Felicity Jones ... Felicia
Paul Giamatti ... Aleksei Sytsevich
Sally Field ... Aunt May
Embeth Davidtz ... Mary Parker
Campbell Scott ... Richard Parker
Marton Csokas ... Dr. Ashley Kafka
Louis Cancelmi ... Man in Black Suit
Max Charles ... Young Peter Parker
B.J. Novak ... Alistair Smythe
Sarah Gadon ... Kari
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Storyline

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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His greatest battle begins. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Marvel | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

London Calling See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$91,608,337, 4 May 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$202,853,933

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$708,982,323
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The humorously hateful news boss J. Jonah Jameson, one of the most iconic characters in Spider-Man's mythos, was never mentioned in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). In this sequel he is spoken of frequently but never appears. The producers claimed they could not find an actor to measure up to J.K. Simmons' legendary portrayal of this character in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man films. Stan Lee, the writer who came up with the idea for these characters and makes cameo appearances in all the films, has often said he would volunteer to play Jameson if he (Lee) were 30 or 40 years younger. See more »

Goofs

During the opening chase, when Spider-Man hangs the last container of plutonium from a lamp post with his webbing, the Russian thief easily grabs it, breaking the web. When Spidey immobilises him by webbing his hands, though, he is unable to break the webbing. See more »

Quotes

[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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Crazy Credits

As part of a cross-promotion with Fox, a clip from 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' was included in the theatrical release of the film, which played during the credits. Said scene was taken out when the film was released to home video. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Italian version plays the song "Amazing" by Francesca Michielin over the end credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Pursuit of Happiness (Steve Aoki Remix)
Written by Evan Mast, Kid Cudi (as Scott Mescudi) and Michael Stroud
Performed by Kid Cudi feat. MGMT & Ratatat
Courtesy of Universal Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises and Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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User Reviews

 
Brings out the true Comic-book Spiderman feel
26 August 2014 | by x-m13See all my reviews

A very entertaining and gripping mix between "funny comic book superhero" portrayal and heartwarming, serious emotions. This is by far the best Spiderman movie of the five.

Right from the start you begin to realize how in this movie the action scenes are not executed in a dead-serious end of the world manner like the previous spider-man movies, which made me feel more connected to this movie than the others. This is how spider-man should have always been portrayed, unlike superman or batman. Andrew Garfield delivers the role in a very balanced and well done manner yet again. He had the chance to dive deeper into the role in this movie compared to the previous one. The chemistry between him and Emma stone on screen is one of the best aspects of this movie.

Another thing I enjoyed about this movie were the villains, which surprisingly everyone seemed to dislike. The characters in the movie weren't too much in any way, certainly not as much as in the previous Spiderman 3.

Even tho the movie didn't feel like it was something completely new, and doesn't seem to pull off something unexpected or revolutionary (In regards to film making, not Spiderman story-wise) I still felt like it was one of the most engaging and entertaining movies I have seen in a long time


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