The Avengers Movie

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Who's Involved:

Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Ruffalo, Kevin Feige, Chris Evans, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgard, Cobie Smulders, Joss Whedon, Clark Gregg, Zak Penn, Louis D'Esposito

Release Date:

Friday, May 4, 2012 Nationwide

intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference
Runtime: 2 hrs, 35 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

The Avengers will bring together the super hero team of Marvel Comics characters for the first time ever, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Hulk and more, as they are forced to band together to battle the biggest foe they’ve ever faced.

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Who stars in The Avengers: Cast List

... Tony Stark / Iron Man

Oppenheimer, Chef  

... Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow

Fly Me to the Moon, Project Artemis  

... Nick Fury

Damaged, The Garfield Movie  

... Clint Barton / Hawkeye

Untitled Bourne Movie 5 Project, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters 2  

... Steve Rogers / Captain America

Red One, Captain America: The Winter Soldier  

... Thor

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, Transformers One  

... Bruce Banner / The Hulk

Poor Things, Mickey 17  

... Agent Phil Coulson

Thelma, Thor  

... Agent Maria Hill

Safe Haven, Captain America: The Winter Soldier  

... Loki

Kong: Skull Island, Thor  

... Erik Selvig

Dune: Part Two, Dune  

Who's making The Avengers: Crew List

A look at the The Avengers behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Joss Whedon last directed The Avengers: Age of Ultron and Much Ado About Nothing. The film's writer Zak Penn last wrote Ready Player One and The Incredible Hulk.


Joss Whedon


Zak Penn


Louis D'Esposito
Kevin Feige

Production: What we know about The Avengers?

Key Facts

  1. Based on the Marvel comic series that debuted September 1963.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2012 - April: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2012 - January: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2011 - April: The film was set to Production  status.
  4. 2010 - March: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.
  5. 2008 - October: The film was set to Development  status.

The Avengers Release Date: When was the film released?

The Avengers was a Nationwide release in 2012 on Friday, May 4, 2012 in around 4,349 theaters. There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including LOL, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Death of a Superhero.

The Avengers DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Avengers was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 .

Q&A Asked about The Avengers

Dec. 17, 2011
Who is the villain?
Feb. 25, 2012 Loki, played by Tom Hiddleston. Also, he has an army.
Apr. 1, 2012 You can see members of the army in the TV commercial.

Dec. 22, 2011
Who plays the Hulk?
Feb. 25, 2012 Mark Ruffalo plays Bruce Banner. The Hulk is computer generated and is voiced by Lou Ferrigno.
Dec. 23, 2011
Why is Spider-Man or Wolverine not in this movie?
May. 8, 2012 Marvel licensed the movie rights of Spider-Man to Sony and Wolverine to Fox. Therefore Disney cannot use either character in a movie without buying the rights back from those studios.

Jan. 29, 2012
Will there be an Avengers 2?
May. 5, 2012 For updates on the sequel, view its profile page.

Feb. 5, 2012
What is Black Widow's superpower?
Feb. 26, 2012 In the Marvel universe, The Black Widow superpower is resistance to disease and above-average healing. She is an expert martial artist and marksman. In Iron Man 2 and The Avengers, she is played by Scarlett Johansson.

May. 6, 2012
[SPOILER] What happens after the credits?
May. 7, 2012 For a spoiler-filled article, follow the link below.

Dec. 20, 2011
What superheros are in it?
Feb. 25, 2012 Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Nick Fury.
Jan. 8, 2012
When is the Justice League coming out?
Feb. 25, 2012 See the profile page for updates.

Jan. 25, 2012
Is another Hulk movie in the works?
Dec. 18, 2011
Thor was trapped on his planet when destroying the machine how did he get back to Earth?
Jan. 28, 2012
What about Wasp and Antman?
Jan. 23, 2012
Is War Machine in The Avengers?
Feb. 29, 2012
Who dies in the movie?
Feb. 29, 2012
Is Nick Fury ageless? Or a normal mortal?
Apr. 5, 2012
If the Fantastic 4 and The Avengers were to cross-paths, who would Chris Evans play?

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