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The Amazing Spider-Man 3D 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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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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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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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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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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By Stephanie Zacharek
Probably not as good as you hoped or as bad as you feared.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Don't come to The Amazing-Spider-Man looking for originality.
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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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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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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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Your Friendly Neighborhood Reboot...That's Amazing!

By Reel Reviewer
Despite all the skepticism about rebooting a successful franchise and starting all over again at square one, well, I don't think I'll bother watching the Tobey Maguire series by choice again. This...

A Shocker

By Jack_Bauer_007
Went in expecting little; came away by how much of an improvement this movie was from the original series. The acting was fantastic (Garfield and Stone dominated and had great chemistry), the effects...

Great Movie!

By drich7717
Well worth the ticket price! The cast was great, the action was great, and I can't wait to see it again! Great Movie- Go see it!...

dark spider-man?

By comic_book_movie_fan
Although it has been 10years since the first Toby McQuire Spider-Man movie debuted, it has only been 5 sice the last one; comparisons are bound to happen. Toby = nerdy loner, Andrew = brooding...

THE Spiderman movie

By larryhl
Finally, a Peter Parker that is intelligent and not emo. Also his development from teen motivated by revenge to superhero dedicated to protecting the people is done very well. Eagerly awaiting the...

Is it the same Spider-Man you've already seen?

By aaayala939
First off I do have to say, I'm a huge Spider-Man fan more-so for the Amazing Spider-Man comic book series when I was a child. For me no other Spider-Man title was official unless it was stamped The...

Spider-man 3D

By Wild Turkey 55
You Have to be a fan of spider-man If you are then this is a great Movie, More updated explaination of spider-man being bitten to become who he is. The device to shoot his web is more believeable....

The Amazing Spiderman

By dozierc
I really enjoyed this movie and the twist of PP parents. What really happened to them, who was that guy at the very end scene. Hopefully you did not leave when credits started to roll or you would...


By maidtosparkle123
This movie rocked! Andrew Garfileld was made for this role and he has a wonderful personality and it really comes out in this role. The script is very well written and much more believable than the...

Amazing Spiderman..2 Thumbs Up !!

By MovieBuff 2077
Took my 5 year old to see the movie as he's a Spiderman fav. We both enjoyed it. Made us laugh, cry, and jump and is a must see in 3-D!!!!...

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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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