The Amazing Spider-Man

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Columbia Pictures Released 2012

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Director:
Marc Webb
Released:
2012
Rating:
PG-13

The lonely high school outcast Peter Parker is struggling to find his identity and the affection of the beautiful Gwen Stacy. While living with his Aunt and Uncle after his parents disappearence years earlier, he discovers some old papers of his father's. He begins investigating and comes in contact with Dr. Curt Conners, as well as a radioactive spider, which gives him superhuman powers. Armed with is new skills, Peter takes on the mystery of his parents fate and Dr. Conners' evil plan.

Metacritic Score

  • 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.

  • 80

    The Guardian Andrew Pulver

    It's the successul synthesis of the two ? action and emotion ? that means this Spider-Man is as enjoyable as it is impressive: Webb's control of mood and texture is near faultless ...

  • 80

    Total Film

    It isn't perfect but this reboot's wins outweigh its wobbles. The leads charm, the action crackles and the grooves are well-laid for part two. Untold story? Next time, then.

Andrew Garfield

Andrew Garfield

Spider-Man / Peter Parker

Emma Stone

Emma Stone

Gwen Stacy

Rhys Ifans

Rhys Ifans

The Lizard / Dr. Curt Connors

Denis Leary

Denis Leary

Captain Stacy

Campbell Scott

Campbell Scott

Richard Parker

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