• The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

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 , Thriller , Adventure

Production Co: Marvel Studios

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This hugely elaborate production is supposed to be the reboot of a foundering franchise, but rebooting a computer wipes the silicon slate clean. In the movie, what's old is old again. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Don't come to The Amazing-Spider-Man looking for originality. show more

  • 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

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