• Released
  • July 3, 2012
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 16 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • 6,153 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: A radioactive spider bite gives Peter Parker superpowers.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
What's most amazing in The Amazing Spider-Man turns out to be not the shared sensations of blockbuster wow! the picture elicits, but rather...
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Director Marc Webb's action-adventure is grounded in a recognizable reality, but is also full of thrills. It's dark and mysterious, but...
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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...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
This is the second-best Spider-Man movie yet made. In the previous trilogy, only "Spider-Man 2" surpasses it.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
As a new chapter in the superpowered arachnid saga, it stands on its own quite nicely, focusing more on human emotions than on a panoply of...
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70

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Probably not as good as you hoped or as bad as you feared.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Don't come to The Amazing-Spider-Man looking for originality.
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Webb never loses touch with the film's emotional through line. And he allows time and space for Garfield and Stone, both stellar, to turn a...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This hugely elaborate production is supposed to be the reboot of a foundering franchise, but rebooting a computer wipes the silicon slate...
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Dumbed down, tarted up, and almost shockingly uninspired, it's the worst superhero movie since "Green Lantern."
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This is the correct answer: Rate 96% Lots of action and some funny parts

By TheRightAnswer
The reason why I put in MUST GO!, because the movie was interesting like how he became spider-man. The action was excellent like when spider-man is getting attacked by the lizard (Dr. Oscorp) at his...

By jahstabart
Love it!...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sequences of Action & Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Action-packed series reboot has lots to offer Spidey fans.
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