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"Marvel's The Avengers" in theaters & IMAX 3D May 4
UPDATED 5/3 with even more reviews! Scroll down to see them all, and buy your tickets for "Marvel's The Avengers" now!

ORIGINAL STORY: Attention Avengers fans, the results are in! Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble in theaters and IMAX 3D May 4, but a handful of lucky critics had the opportunity to see "Marvel's The Avengers," and now you get to read their thoughts on the film below!

We'll update this page as new reviews make their way to us, so keep your eyes peeled to Marvel.com and read what others have to say about this super hero blockbuster!

"...with director and co-writer Joss Whedon, they couldn't be in better hands." -- Associated Press

"A superhero movie is only as good as its villain, and Hiddleston is dynamite." -- Rolling Stone

"'The Avengers' is a splashy superhero mash-up that should please breathless fanboys." -- USA Today

"Marvel has done such a thorough job establishing the mechanics of this universe that you're giddily anticipating the arrival of each of your favorite characters and they each get a welcome to the film worthy of their stature." -- Huffington Post

"With a snappy writing and a full roster of fleshed-out characters, the whole thing is a smash, from start to finish." -- E! Online

"Along with Ruffalo's Hulk, it's Johansson's Black Widow who's the biggest treat, her deadpan prickling with rage and hurt. Whedon never lets us forget that..." -- NPR

"What Whedon and Marvel have created here is not just extraordinary, but one of the most entertaining and satisfying comic book movies yet." -- Cinema Blend

"...strap in for some of the most spectacular action in a film ever." -- The Sun

"[A] thematically resonant piece of big-screen mythmaking likely to please super hero geeks and general audiences alike." -- AV Club

"This one will not only make the core geek audience feel like it's died and gone to Asgard but has so much going for it that many non-fans will be disarmed and charmed." -- Hollywood Reporter

"Whedon has taken the various threads of the Marvel universe and weaved an impressive tapestry filled with action, humour, charm and heart." -- Empire Online

"This truly epic action picture positively pulses with panache, wit and excitement throughout." -- Daily Telegraph

"It's a clean-burning, six-cylinder entertainment that exudes discipline in every particular..." -- Variety

"['Marvel's] The Avengers' plays out like some kind of celluloid-meets-panel-art piece of divine alchemy." -- Film Ink

"['Marvel's] The Avengers' is one of the greatest superhero films ever made. It's smart, fast, unrelenting fun. An instant, nuanced classic." -- The Vine

"['Marvel's] The Avengers' fits these pieces of the puzzle together to create something remarkable: a superhero movie that entertains, excites, explodes, and even takes time to examine itself, and the world in which we live in." -- Movie Fix

"It took nearly a half-century to make it happen onscreen, but ['Marvel's] The Avengers' was worth the wait, pairing together the perfect cast and perfect...director." -- IGN Movies

With the U.S. release of "Marvel's The Avengers" approaching, and fast, you better prepare yourselves as best as possible, so buy your tickets now before you're too late! For more on Earth's Mightiest Heroes, check out the film's official site and our "Marvel's The Avengers" movie page!

Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures “Marvel’s The Avengers”--the super hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel super heroes Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.


Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon from a screenplay by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble in summer 2012.


In addition to "Marvel's The Avengers," Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including "Iron Man 3" on May 3, 2013; "Thor 2" on November 15, 2013; and the sequel to "Captain America: The First Avenger" on April 4, 2014.

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14 comments
miss_cap_america
miss_cap_america

this movie was absolutely amazing.. so amazing i saw in twice both in 3d... i congratulate you marvel on the smash hit movie of the year

hulkvsasia
hulkvsasia

Congrats MARVEL! You did it right this time!! NOTHING short of MAGNIFICENT!! Guys, this is what we wanted to see! Thanks a lot! HULK SMASH THANOS!! Make Mine Marvel -Ken Pruden

CDOG1995
CDOG1995

This movie was so AWESOME I saw it a second time, and planning my 3rd trip.

shadim
shadim

nice going guys congratulation about ur work this time it was special fantastic and deserve the waiting i hope next time will do the better by using wolverine by the avengers or dr doom by super villian and let us watch the true power of evil once and for all we looking toward the future to other chapter of the avengers........... plzz surprise us will u

notlim214@aol.com
notlim214@aol.com

Saw the midnight showing...have to go back to see it again...Please tell me there will be an Avenger 2

windcaster
windcaster

You guys did great with this. I think this is the beginning of something great. Keep them coming!

CDOG1995
CDOG1995

Saw the movie opening day in 3D....IT WAS AAAAAWWWWEEEESSSSOOOOMMMEEEE!!!!!!! BEST MOVIE EEEEEEEVVVVVVVEEEEEEERRRRRRRR!!!!!!!! HULK WAS THE COOLEST, HE WAS SO AWESOME!!!! HULK SSSMMMAAASSSHHH!!!!!

Interdictor
Interdictor

Greatly enjoyed the movie in #d with my 11yo son Liam, a lot of the Youths were costumed for the session (midnight) here in New Zealand.as the Helicarrier has 64 as the number on it, is it a rebuilt USS Constellation? It would be good to know if this is the case?

Metelman
Metelman

Saw it at Crawley IMAX UK yesterday, Awesome-Exciting-Fun....like the comics come alive...everything I wanted it to be, they made this old Avengers fan very happy!

NicoleLovesSpiderman
NicoleLovesSpiderman

Saw the movie yesterday it was brilliant!!Robert Downey jr was HOT! Lol xxxBest marvel movie do far!!

dstern
dstern

I saw the film last night it was every thing I thought it would be plus more shame the us has to wait till the 4th of may

CDOG1995
CDOG1995

All the reviews sound great! No one should have a bad comment about this awesome movie! Only one week left!! So excited!! HULK SMASH!!!!