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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tony Stark / Iron Man
... Thor
... Bruce Banner / Hulk
... Steve Rogers / Captain America
... Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
... Clint Barton / Hawkeye
... Ultron
... Nick Fury
... James Rhodes / War Machine
... Pietro Maximoff / Quicksilver
... Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch
... Jarvis / Vision
... Maria Hill
... Sam Wilson / Falcon
... Peggy Carter
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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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Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$191,271,109, 1 May 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$459,005,868

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,405,413,868
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Trivia

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Goofs

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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

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Theme from Iron Man 3
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If you listen very closely you can hear the sound of the superhero bubble bursting.
23 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

I'll say this: If you don't mind more of the same you'll probably love this movie. If you wanted something different, some change to the Marvel formula, you'll be disappointed. Age of Ultron is pretty much the same movie as the first one. Especially the ending which feels like it follows the first movie beat by beat.

There are good, fun moments spread all through the movie, don't get me wrong I liked plenty of stuff in it. The romance between Hulk and Black Widow was interesting, this universe has been weirdly sexless so it was nice to see some tension between the characters. But good moments don't make a good movie. What annoyed me in Age of Ultron was how it just glossed over so many things. The story is extremely thin, even for a superhero movie.

Tony Stark retired in Iron Man 3 and now he's suddenly back? They don't even try to explain his return. Tony Stark also creates Ultron, the main bad guy of the movie who goes to cause some major mayhem. The movie just glosses over the fact that everything is Stark's fault. Aside Hawkeye there isn't any character development. These movies always just seem to be about "setting something up" for the future movies and I think I finally figured it. The only thing they're setting up is more characters running around, bigger CGI punching bigger CGI and bigger thing falling from the sky. In the middle of all this it's just so hard to care about anything. All those previous movies build to this?

Age of Ultron seems to just be in a hurry and jump over the story and get to the CGI punching CGI and oh boy there's plenty of that. The Avengers fight an army of generic, faceless and harmless CGI robots for 2 hours, roll credits. I just didn't care. There's no stakes in the action. When the characters are just joking around I'm not worried if they'll make it till the next movie.

Marvel should have gotten serious in Age of Ultron. You can be serious without being all "dark and gritty" too. Joss Whedon said he was influenced by Empire Strikes Back and Godfather Part 2. Joss Whedon promised we'd see some superhero blood. Joss Whedon failed.


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