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The Amazing Spider-Man: An IMAX 3D Experience Synopsis
Having acquired superhuman powers, Peter Parker begins a quest to solve his parents' disappearance.

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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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So excited, I want more already.

By Taber_MA
Don't get me wrong, I collect comics, I love when movies are able to remain true to the actual story line that made me love the characters in the first place. However, I am in no way naive. This is...

Best Spiderman

By chargsrt8
This was the best Spiderman movie ever! The action scenes were incredible! You have to see this in IMAX 3D! Great great movie and had a more serious side to it. The special effects were awesome and...


By tyrad18
BEST SPIDER MAN Series yet. The new kid is cute and the girl much prettier. The story line is more detailed and we watch him grow into spider man and not just become him. was great!...

New Spidey takes me back to Spidey of old!

By sprroach44
LOVE this Movie!!!!!! It's just like watching the old animated spidey cartoon from the 70's. Back to the old web shooters, can't wait till they run out during a intense battle so webhead can figure...

Best Spider-Man Yet

By moviefan4hire
I was a fan of the previous trilogy but this one did a much nicer job. Particular favorites were the new Uncle Ben, Gwen Stacy and The Lizard was a far more accurate portrayal than the previous...

New Director & was better story & actors

By amarzuk
I'm a huge comic book geek. I know a good marvel movie when I see one. Nevermind the awesome CGI and special effects. Storyline great, actors great, action good, drama good, comic book accuracy...

Pleasantly Surprised

By SpeedySasquatch
I went into the screening with very low expectations and quite a bit of apprehension as I wasn't really interested in seeing another telling of the creation story, but went looking forward to slick...

Unexpectedly GOOD!

By patrick348
Well written, solid performance by all, and you must enjoy the chemistry between Peter and Gwen. Of course the library scene is the best and the funniest in the middle of mayhem (THANK YOU, Stan...

Good 1st installment

By GMyers23
I really like the movie. The background story about his parents was expected. The action scenes were pretty good. The special effects and Spider-Man's movements were better than the previous...

Amazing Spider-Man: An IMAX Experience

By rossgar
I thought the movie was great! I didn't know how I would like a new actor stepping into Tobey MacGuire's role but it was done with no problem. The movie kept me interested the whole time. This was...

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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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