The Avengers

The Avengers is a live-action movie based on Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. Featuring the team-up of iconic Marvel Comics Superheroes - Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), The Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson).

Year Released: 2012

When the Earth's security is threatened by an unexpected enemy with an intent of taking over the universe, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), leader of a secret peace keeping agency known as Supreme Headquarters, International Espionage, Law-Enforcement Division or S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to protect the Earth from the brink of destruction.He then later realizes that the part or assembling the team and making them work together is much complicated than he'd expected. Without much time left, they need to learn how to work things up as a team, despite their individual struggles and conflicts, to save the Earth.

Robert Downey, Jr.
Chris Evans
Mark Ruffalo
Chris Hemsworth
Scarlett Johansson
Jeremy Renner
Tom Hiddleston
Chris Evans
Samuel L. Jackson

Joss Whedon

Reviews & Ratings:
"With a script that never forgets its heroes' humanity and no shortage of super powered set pieces, The Avengers lives up to its hype — and raises the bar for Marvel at the movies".
~ Rotten Tomatoes on The Avengers

"The Avengers is the best superhero film ever made."
~ Mark Hughes,

8.8/10- Ratings from IMDB
8/10 (93%) Tomatometer - Ratings from Rotten Tomatoes

Movie Trivia:

  • "Group Hug" is the code name for the film in its early production.
  • Edward Norton is originally set to reprise his role as The Incredible Hulk
  • Jeremy Renner was trained by Olympic archers for his role as Hawkeye

Source: IMDb - The Avengers