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PG-13| 2 hr. 16 min.

Plot Summary
Abandoned by his parents and raised by an aunt and uncle, teenager Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), AKA Spider-Man, is trying to sort out who he is and exactly what his feelings are for his first crush, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone). When Peter finds a mysterious briefcase that was his father's, he pursues a quest to solve his parents' disappearance. His search takes him to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans), setting him on a collision course with Connors' alter ego, the Lizard.

Cast: Andrew Garfield , Emma Stone , Rhys Ifans , Denis Leary , Campbell Scott , Irrfan Khan , Martin Sheen , Sally Field

Director: Marc Webb

Genres: Action, Thriller, Adventure

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

Release Date: July 3rd, 2012|2 hr. 16 min.

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  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Webb never loses touch with the film's emotional through line. And he allows time and space for Garfield and Stone, both stellar, to turn a high-flying adventure into something impassioned and moving. A Spider-Man that touches the heart. Now that really is amazing. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    This is the second-best Spider-Man movie yet made. In the previous trilogy, only "Spider-Man 2" surpasses it. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    As a new chapter in the superpowered arachnid saga, it stands on its own quite nicely, focusing more on human emotions than on a panoply of special effects. show more

  • December 29, 2012 chucknkel26
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    Why do we need yet another spider man reboot? I\'ll tell you why, the movie studio\'s needed a movie that was garaunteed to sell. This is SO un-original and weak. Please, tell everyone to boycott this piece of CRAP, and lets get some new movies. Or better yet, if you MUST see this movie, just download it illegally and pass it out to anyone else that NEEDS to see it. That way we don\'t pay for something that we\'ve already seen 50 times.

  • December 23, 2012 bigbobsh2o
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    It was better than I thought it would be. Worth checking out. Although I do think Toby McGuire was a better Peter Parker.

  • November 24, 2012 rk00000000132518
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    They should have waited longer to reboot the Spider-Man franchise, but everyone in my office at DISH agrees that this remake was Amazing. The casting was great, the choice of angle for the plot was clever and McGuire’s delivery was downright hilarious some times. Since my town does not have a movie store I have been movie less for a while now, but because Blockbuster at Home through DISH delivers it right to my mailbox I have been ordering movies like a mad man and this was the best one so fa

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