• The Avengers (1998)

The Avengers

Release Date: August 14th, 1998

DVD Release Date: December 29th, 1998

PG-13 |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

A charismatic evil genius named Sir August de Wynter (Sean Connery) discovers a way to harness the weather and utilize it as a weapon against London and the world at large. The posh and droll combo of secret agents John Steed (Ralph Fiennes) and Emma Peel (Uma Thurman) are on the case. But then Peel is implicated in the sabotage of a government scientific experiment. Steed and Peel try to clear her name, while also trying to stop de Wynter for good.

Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, Sean Connery, Patrick Macnee, Jim Broadbent, Fiona Shaw, Eddie Izzard, Eileen Atkins

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Genres: Adventure

Production Co: Warner Brothers

Keywords: Rivalry, 1990s, England, Rescue, Cheeky, London, Amusing, Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 25
    San Francisco Examiner

    The movie is a dismal and misguided special-effects romp featuring two of the deadest performances recorded this year so far. show more

  • 25
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    This film is an absolute mess. show more

  • 50
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    A smorgasbord of bad ideas, sumptuously over-realized. show more

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