2012 Summer Movie Guide

The Amazing Spider-Man

2012 Summer Movie Guide

ABOUT THE MOVIE

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The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man

PG-13

Peter Parker, an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy, and together, they struggle with love, commitment, and secrets. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents' disappearance -- leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter-ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.

STARRING:Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary

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WHO WILL DIG IT?

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Andrew Garfield

Fans of the original trilogy, couples looking for an action movie with a romantic center, and those who appreciate an emotional layer to their summer entertainment will all be caught in its web.

THREE GOOD REASONS

  • 1It's a fresh take on the Wall-crawler that takes Peter Parker back to his high school days and his original love from the comic books, Gwen Stacy.
  • 2Stepping into the lead roles are the acclaimed young actors Andrew Garfield ("The Social Network") and Emma Stone ("The Help"), and their on-screen chemistry is undeniable.
  • 3This is the first Spidey adventure shot in 3D, so you'll really feel the rush of swinging through the streets of New York.

BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW

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Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield

Andrew Garfield costarred in 2009's "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus," Heath Ledger's last film. Ledger was reportedly offered the role of Spider-Man in the original film, but he turned it down.

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