Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

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


Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Poster

The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

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

8.5/10
606,879

Videos


Photos

  • Danai Gurira and Letitia Wright at an event for Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Anthony Russo and Joe Russo in Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Tom Holland in Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Josh Brolin in Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Chris Evans in Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Chris Pratt and Tom Hiddleston at an event for Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

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

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


25 April 2018 | MrDHWong
9
| A celebration of ten wonderful years of entertainment and overall fun
Avengers: Infinity War is the seventh film in Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the nineteenth film overall. Directed by The Russo Brothers (Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War), it is truly a terrific film of its kind and a near-perfect culmination of everything the cinematic universe has been building up to for ten years.

Two years after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers team remain a fractured group of heroes, with some completely dropping off the radar altogether. However, one day, the powerful intergalactic tyrant Thanos (Josh Brolin) arrives on Earth to complete his collection of Infinity Stones, which upon acquiring all six, will allow him to control half of the known universe. With time quickly running out, The Avengers must reunite and team up with the Guardians of the Galaxy to put an end to Thanos' unquenchable thirst for power.

Avengers: Infinity War is more than a typical MCU superhero film. It is a celebration of ten wonderful years of entertainment and overall fun. While the film does struggle with some tonal shifts during the first act, its brilliant action scenes and clever dialogue more than make up for these shortcomings. The film's ending will be overwhelming to some and most likely will divide fans over how it is executed. Directors Anthony and Joe Russo do a superb job developing Thanos' personality outside of simply wanting universal domination. His motivations feel somewhat morally ambiguous and at times even make him seem sympathetic. Despite the film's darker tone, there are still some hilarious scenes of banter among the heroes, particularly between Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) and Steven Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch). As is the tradition, be sure to stay after the credits for one bonus scene.

I rate it a solid 9/10

Metacritic Reviews


Critic Reviews



More Like This

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

  • Thor: Ragnarok

    Thor: Ragnarok

  • Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    Guardians of the Galaxy

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Avengers: Age of Ultron

  • The Avengers

    The Avengers

  • Doctor Strange

    Doctor Strange

  • Deadpool 2

    Deadpool 2

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

  • Captain America: The First Avenger

    Captain America: The First Avenger

Did You Know?

Trivia

All three Marvel Cinematic Universe phases have referenced either an Infinity Stone or the Infinity Gauntlet with two stones making their debut within each phase. The Space and Mind Stone first appeared during Phase 1, though they were not revealed to be Infinity Stones until Phase 2.


Quotes

Asgardian Distress Call: This is the Asgardian refugee vessel Statesman. We are under assault. I repeat, we are under assault. The engines are dead, life support failing. Requesting aid from any vessel within range. We are 22 jump points out of Asgard. Our crew is made up ...


Goofs

When Thor goes to Nidavellir, Eitri tells Thor he made the gauntlet for Thanos because Asgard neglected to protect them. Asgard was just destroyed prior to the first scene of this movie, and yet the gauntlet was shown at the end of Age of Ultron, which takes place years prior. However, recall that Loki had been ruling Asgard for four years (overlapping Age of Ultron), and had allowed the Nine Realms to fall into war and chaos without doing anything on his own part to protect them (as opposed to Odin always striving to protect his kingdom). Loki's neglect would have most certainly left Nidavellir exposed to an attack from Thanos (assuming that Thanos obtaining the gauntlet in Age of Ultron is chronologically correct), which may be what Eitri was referring to.


Crazy Credits

When the Marvel logo appears, an SOS signal is heard, leading in from the mid-credits scene of Thor: Ragnarok (2017).


Alternate Versions

In the theatrical version released in India, some profanity has been muted. Also, the middle finger of Star-Lord during an action sequence has been blurred.


Soundtracks

The Rubberband Man
Written by
Thom Bell (as Thomas Bell) and Linda Creed
Performed by The Spinners
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Group
By arrangement with Warner Music Group & TV Licensing

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

"Whiskey Cavalier" Star Lauren Cohan's 007 Pick

Lauren Cohan, star of the new spy show "Whiskey Cavalier," divulges top-secret information about her favorite TV couple, which actress should play James Bond, and more.

Watch now

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