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Marvel's The Avengers: An IMAX Experience Synopsis
SHIELD's Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) recruits a team of superheroes to pull the world back from the brink of disaster when an unexpected enemy threatens global security.

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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
There are moments of genuine pathos, genuine humor, genuine surprise. As much as the film adheres to the strictures of the standard...
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100

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Most impressive of all, The Avengers makes superhero movies new again - a colossal task indeed.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The Avengers has it all. And then some. Six superheroes for the price of one ticket... It's also the blockbuster I saw in my head when I...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
In terms of storytelling, The Avengers is for the most part a highly functional, banged-together vehicle that runs on synthetic franchise...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Whedon and his cohorts have managed to stir all the personalities and ingredients together so that the resulting dish, however familiar, is...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
You don't need to be a "comic-book person" to find the set pieces exhilarating. But if you are such a person, or a fan of the movies that...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Whedon weaves a story that allows each of the heroes to do what they do best. And while they may not have exactly equal time, audiences get...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The chaos and carnage here is just a pumped-up take on a tradition that harks back to Godzilla, and harks back, of course, to the Marvel...
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60

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
The picture is broken down into narrative chunks that ultimately don't tell much of a story – what you get instead is a series of...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A slow start, a single star performance surrounded by indifferent acting and an onslaught of computer effects that range from...
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A Geeks Dream

By natechapman
Finally an action movie that has not only a ton of stuff blowing up, but plays the comedic angle well. I would suggest though to see Captain America and both of the Iron Man movies before seeing...

Must see

By mwatson2711
Just incredibly well done. The 3d is incredibly well done. The writing is typically Whedonesque. Most fun I've had at the movies in a long long time....

Assemble and enjoy!

By chipbos
I just saw "Avengers" in IMAX 3D - it's probably one of the better superhero movies in recent years. The Dark Knight movies are great, cool, dark, brooding .... but Avengers delivers something more...

The Avengers

By hotrotts
When you go to the movies, and see a picture, you either like or dislike the film...period. However, he IMAX 3D viewing of the Avengers was an Event! Having read the comics in the 1960's as a young...

I love this movie

By ajgoff1981
I think this the first great summer blockbuster and that everyone should go see it. I saw it in IMAX 3D and absolutely loved. It had a great story line with terrific character development. I think...

Pure fun

By chadsbayview
The movie trailers do not do this movie justice. I did not expect too much out of this flick but I am glad I had the foresight to drag my friends to an IMAX theater. This flick is worth every penny...

ASSEMBLE!!

By flirtemercury223
THIS MOVIE WAS SO AMAZING!! I love Thor more now than before....2nd fave was Iron Man.. Robert killed it on all levels!! 3rd fave was HULK (BEST depiction of the Hulk yet, I was rooting for Ed...

The Avengers

By A Luis Garay
Cheers all, What a blockbuster of a movie this is !!! It has a great storyline and all kinds of emotions for all types of audiences. It is without a shadow of a doubt THE BEST ACTION movie...

The Avengers

By demurray13
We thoroughly enjoyed the movie. Action packed film with state of the arts special effects. The scene were the Hulk beat Loki into the floor was very real looking. The actors were cast well. ...

SMASHING

By elenaof9
The movie was Dynamic and thoroughly engaging from beginning to end. The clash of super egos, villainous schemes, and suspicions of SHIELD satisfied my expectations. The humor is witty and clean. ...