Marvel's The Avengers

Released 2012

Director: Joss Whedon

Rating: PG-13

Studio: Marvel Studios

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  • Fury, along with former Russian spy, Black Widow, recruit a super team to combat Thor's ever-deceptive brother Loki after he uses his power to take control of Hawkeye and tries to steal a cosmic cube from an underground base. Thus the heroes must learn to work together alongside outlaw scientist Bruce Banner, who can track down the artifact's gamma signals when he's not hulking out into a giant green monster.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Robert Downey Jr.

    Tony Stark / Iron Man

  • Chris Evans

    Steve Rogers / Captain America

  • Mark Ruffalo

    Bruce Banner / The Hulk

  • Chris Hemsworth

    Thor

  • Scarlett Johansson

    Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow

  • Top Contributor
  • Yaspaa

    User Score: 123

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (13)

    • The Other: The Tesseract has awakened. It is on a little world, a human world. They would wield its power, but our ally knows its workings as they never will. He is ready to lead and our force, our Chitauri, will follow. A world will be his. The universe, yours. And the humans, what can they do but burn?

    • The Other: (to Loki) You will have your war, Asgardian. If you fail, if the Tesseract is kept from us, there will be no realm, no barren moon, no crevice where he cannot find you. You think you know pain? He will make you long for something as sweet as pain.

    • Loki: I am Loki, of Asgard and I am burdened with glorious purpose.
      Selvig: Loki, brother of Thor.
      Fury: We have no quarrel with you people.
      Loki: An ant has no quarrel with a boot.

    • Stark: (to Thor) Doth mother know you wear-eth her drapes?

    • Iron Man: (Thor has just abducted Loki from the plane that the other Avengers are aboard.) And now there's that guy.
      Black Widow: Another Asgardian?
      Captain America: That guy's a friendly?
      Iron Man: Doesn't matter. If he frees Loki or kills him, the Tesseract's lost.
      Captain America: Stark, we need a plan of attack!
      Iron Man: I have a plan. Attack.

    • Rogers: (regarding Loki) This guy packs a wallop.
      Stark: Still, you are pretty spry for an older fellow. What's your thing, Pilates?
      Rogers: What?
      Stark: It's like calisthenics. You might have missed a couple of things, you know, doing time as a capsicle.

    • Captain America: I want to know why Loki let us take him. He's not leading an army from here.
      Banner: I don't think we should be focusing on Loki. That guy's brain is a bag full of cats. You could smell crazy on him.
      Thor: Have care how you speak. Loki is beyond reason, but he is of Asgard. And he is my brother.
      Black Widow: He killed 80 people in two days.
      Thor: He's adopted.

    • Agent Maria Hill: When did you become an expert in thermonuclear astrophysics?
      Stark: Last night.

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    Notes (7)

    • Production Budget - $220,000,000
      Domestic Gross - $623,357,910 (1st)
      Worldwide Gross - $1,511,757,910 (1st)

    • Alternate Titles:
      The Avengers
      Avengers Assemble
      Avengers

    • Other Production Companies:
      Paramount Pictures
      Walt Disney Pictures
      (US distributor)

    • Filming locations include:
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
      Inyokern, California
      Albuquerque Studios, Albuquerque, New Mexico
      Cincinnati, Ohio
      Bethpage, Long Island, New York
      Los Angeles, California
      North Olmsted, Ohio
      New Mexico
      New York City, New York
      Parma, Ohio
      Cleveland, Ohio
      Raleigh Manhattan Beach Studios, Manhattan Beach, California
      Sandusky, Ohio
      Wilmington, Ohio
      Fairborn, Ohio

    • Filmed with a 1.85:1 aspect ratio.

    • Music:
      String Quartet No. 13 in a Minor 'Rosamunde' D804
      Written by Franz Schubert
      Performed by The Tak√°cs Quartet
      Shoot to Thrill
      Written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson
      Performed by AC/DC
      Black Dirt
      Written by Emile Millar, Michael Baiardi, and Mick Flowers
      Performed by Emile Millar
      Live to Rise
      Written by Chris Cornell
      Performed by Soundgarden

    • Academy Award Nominations:
      1. Special Effects

      BAFTA Nominations:
      1. Visual Effects

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    Trivia (1)

    • Factual errors:
      NAMCO Bandai, the video game company is spelled incorrectly twice in the end credits as "NAMECO Bandai". This error was corrected on the DVD and blu ray.

      There is a reserved parking sign in a scene filmed in Stuttgart that reads "Reservierten Parken". The correct German spelling would be "Reservierter Parkplatz".

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Overhyped But Delivers

    By efonsecajr, Oct 15, 2012

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