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The Amazing Spider-Man 2: An IMAX 3D Experience Synopsis
Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) confronts a powerful new enemy, named Electro (Jamie Foxx).

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The Guardian

By Xan Brooks
Webb's film is bold and bright and possesses charm in abundance. It swings into the future and carries the audience with it.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
There are two types of superhero movies: the ones that brood and the ones that swing. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is proudly the latter,...
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By Kate Erbland
An essential entry in the cinematic canon of Spider-Man, complete with new villains, new questions, and new heartaches.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It has action sequences that will appeal to people looking for the usual pyrotechnics, but the core of the movie - and the source of the...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Aerial sequences are often thrilling. However, interpersonal relations are front and center in this installment.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Director Marc Webb and his forces come up with some gorgeous special effects, and Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone have terrific chemistry,...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Leslie Felperin
The plot gets itself tangled up in multiple villain strands, but in the main this installment is emotionally weightier and more satisfying...
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By Guy Lodge
Redundancy remains a problem, but this overlong superhero sequel gets by on sound, fury and star chemistry.
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By Drew McWeeny
By the end of this film, they've done a very good job of setting up the next three or four films in the series, but at the expense of this...
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
So while this Spider-Man is, if anything, more competent than the first film it’s still not one that demands that you stick around after...
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By a1sauce

This movie is AMAZING!!!

By KrushKrazy
The movie lives up to its name. Can't wait for the third installment....

A bit too long

By bony.sen

Visually Amazing. Story not so much

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By Moulson13
So I really enjoyed this movie. I teared up at points. The only reason it's not 5 stars is because of the multiple ending points it could have had. Although it's a nice set up for the sequel....

sappy. horrible script.

By monkskettle

New concept, same great story

By Shakattack69
It's Spiderman, you can't possibly mess up the story line to this hit. Although the previous version with Toby was entertaining, the new characters and villains makes for a good re-make with...

too contrived, moronic or just plain bad in some cases

By FlixEater
Long time marvel fan, yet was happy to see Toby move on. Garfield brought a new (and IMO needed/better) feel to the dysfunction that is life as a super hero. However this second installment is far...

It Was A Lot Better Than The Other ones!

By bonus.eli
Thr movie was good, it was funny, it actually had good jokes, and it had me laughing! The movie also had its very emotional moments. I would give it a light 9 out of 10 just because something about...

Truly Amazing Film

By MARVEL_Knight821
For all of the idiots crying about "tonal imbalance", I thought the structure of this film from Drama to Action to Mystery with the slightest hint of Humor was PERFECT! The chemistry between Emma...

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Rated PG-13 | For Seq. of Sci-Fi Action/Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Uneven Spider-Man sequel mixes action, romance.
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