When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
The human government develops a cure for mutations, and Jean Gray becomes a darker uncontrollable persona called the Phoenix who allies with Magneto, causing escalation into an all-out battle for the X-Men.
In the 1960s, superpowered humans Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr work together to find others like them, but Erik's vengeful pursuit of an ambitious mutant who ruined his life causes a schism to divide them.
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
(at around 1h 45 mins) When Peter offers to accompany Gwen to England, he says he might catch Jack the Ripper. This was the premise of a story written for the never-produced 6th season of the Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1994) cartoon. See more »
(at around 1h 3 mins) When Peter looks at the YouTube video on batteries, on the bottom right the video is said to have no dislikes yet there is a grey shading on the 'likes' bar above. See more »
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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There are no opening credits, the movie's title does not appear until half-way through the closing credits See more »
The German theatrical version plays the German song "Ohne zurück zu sehen" by Tim Bendzko over the end credits. See more »
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
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Good but not great
Once again a good example about movie that critics don't like, but I enjoy to watch. Of course this isn't greatest movie of history, but as a comic book filming it is very entertaining. Spider-Man's leaps between skyscrapers are beautiful to watch especially in 3D experience is like sitting on a roller coaster. Andrew Garfield is great as a Spider-Man, Emma Stone succeed well as Spider-Man's girl friend despite the tragical end. Sally Field is always great actress. Only Jamie Foxx don't convince in his role as a nerd. Luckily he act nerd only half of the film and the rest of the movie he is digitally enhanced Electro. Story is entertaining and pretentious comic book adaption and that is the way it should been watch. Albeit the dialogue is quite childish at time to time it doesn't bother too much. Lots of popcorn and enough of soda is all you need to enjoy this movie. If you want to say something bad about the movie you could say it has been inflate to so big that it will be a hard to surpass on next movie. Movies massive budget (200 million dollars) is hard to cross over. On the other hand if movie makes enough profit as theatrical release couple of more millions should not be any infeasible to approve.
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