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The Amazing Spider-Man

Release Date: July 3rd, 2012

DVD Release Date: November 9th, 2012

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, Adventure, Thriller

Production Co: Marvel Studios

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: New York City, 2010s, Father, Dark, Mystery

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    While the two leads deliver the goods and manage to combine a frisky sense of first love with the movie's gloomier arc, they are well-served by a terrific supporting cast. show more

  • 100
    Joe WilliamsSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

    Not just a reboot - it's a rejuvenation. From the first image of sensory awakening to the final acceptance of adult responsibility, it pulses with the warm blood of a very human hero. show more

  • 70
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    Probably not as good as you hoped or as bad as you feared. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)