The Avengers (2012)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi


The Avengers (2012) Poster

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.

TIP
Add this title to your Watchlist
Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch.

8.1/10
1,157,269

Videos


Photos

  • Mark Ruffalo and Joss Whedon in The Avengers (2012)
  • Joss Whedon and Chris Hemsworth in The Avengers (2012)
  • Clark Gregg and Tom Hiddleston at an event for The Avengers (2012)
  • Scarlett Johansson in The Avengers (2012)
  • Clark Gregg and Tom Hiddleston at an event for The Avengers (2012)
  • Clark Gregg and Tom Hiddleston at an event for The Avengers (2012)

See all photos

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Measuring the Success of 'Avengers: Infinity War'

See how Avengers: Infinity War's opening weekend stacks up at the box office against other movies in the MCU. Plus, check out how IMDb users have ranked the 19 MCU films to date.

See the MCU box-office results

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


14 April 2012 | dreamerboi23
9
| Nothing Short of Amazing
I just saw the early screening for San Diego through the top 10 cities on facebook who got them. And suffice to say I am glad I was privileged enough to.

First off, this hands down is the best Marvel movie ever. I don't say that lightly. And in terms of superhero movie with maybe the Nolan Batman series being tied with this, I thought Whedon did an amazing job to bring out all these characters in this one movie. I especially like what was done with Hawkeye and Black Widow just because those two didn't really have their individual movie with their back story.

You can tell when a comic book fan writes and directs a comic movie because it clearly showed in all areas of production for this film. Going into the film I honestly thought that a lot of the cool mutant action scenes would be strictly Iron Man and Captain America. But Whedon does such a great job giving each mutant their 15 mins of fame and by the end of it you seriously feel like "Wow this guy/chick is a badass" for every mutant. I will admit i am not a Hulk fan. I like the inner story for it but was never a fan of the films, show or comic. But Hulk's role in the movie is so awesome I became a fan just from it.

If any of you are Whedon fans then you guys/girls will love this movie. It has his M.O. written all over the humor and story presentation. And there were definitely parts in the movie where I thought "Wow this seems like Firefly and Serenity". And story aside, if you read, watched, or idolized Marvel superheros as a kid, the action alone will make you cheer just out of sheer nostalgia of imagining The Avengers or X-Men all together on the screen kicking ass.

In summation, I don't need to say you NEED to watch this movie because I think anybody who is anybody already knows they want to see this. All this review has done was just reaffirm the hype behind this movie. I don't say this much but job well done Marvel and Disney for hiring a writer/director who has the audaciousness to keep it honest and true for those most dedicated comic fans who are the backbone of Marvel comics being a success. And in this day and age of superhero movies and movies in general that is very hard to do. Cheers Joss Whedon!

Metacritic Reviews


Critic Reviews



More Like This

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Avengers: Age of Ultron

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

  • Captain America: The First Avenger

    Captain America: The First Avenger

  • Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War

  • Thor

    Thor

  • Iron Man

    Iron Man

  • Iron Man 3

    Iron Man 3

  • Iron Man 2

    Iron Man 2

  • Doctor Strange

    Doctor Strange

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    Guardians of the Galaxy

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

Featured on IMDb

Check out our guide to the SXSW 2019, what to watch on TV, and a look back at the 2018-2019 awards season.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com