Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

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Critic Consensus: Exuberant and eye-popping, Avengers: Age of Ultron serves as an overstuffed but mostly satisfying sequel, reuniting its predecessor's unwieldy cast with a few new additions and a worthy foe.


Movie Info

When Tony Stark jumpstarts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as they battle to save the planet from destruction at the hands of the villainous Ultron.

Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of sci-fi action, violence and destruction, and for some suggestive comments)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Joss Whedon
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 2, 2015
Box Office: $457.7M
Runtime:
Walt Disney Pictures - Official Site

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Critic Reviews for Avengers: Age of Ultron

All Critics (281) | Top Critics (47)

Whedon returns to assemble his team once more in Avengers: Age Of Ultron, and the results are at the same time familiar, different and as thrilling as ever before.

Full Review… | September 1, 2015
International Business Times

It scarcely needs to be said that there's a certain lack of freshness here, and some plot developments from the original graphic novels that we really didn't need - although, of course, there's also some seriously cool Avenger-ing too.

Full Review… | September 1, 2015

Writer/director Joss Whedon balances comedy and derring-do with dexterity, and this sequel to 2012's top grosser doesn't stall the franchise.

Full Review… | September 1, 2015
Seattle Weekly

Incredibly expensive action scenes full of destruction go on for way too long with little context behind them, leading to overkill and boredom.

Full Review… | September 1, 2015
NY1-TV

This is a film that unfolds with every re-watch and reveals more subtle little grace notes.

Full Review… | August 17, 2015
GQ Magazine [UK]

This sequel also represents Whedon's last go-around with the Marvel heroes, and while it succeeds in many ways, it's enough of a comedown to suggest that he's getting off the carousel at the right time.

Full Review… | August 14, 2015
Fort Worth Weekly

Audience Reviews for Avengers: Age of Ultron

'Age of Ultron' is a fun and worthy sequel, but you can feel the over-abundance of CGI mayhem starting to wear thin in these character-stuffed superhero flicks. Even so, its a fun time at the movies.

Kase Vollebregt
Kase Vollebregt

Super Reviewer

Like a true Avenger, this movie's greatest strength is also its weakness: its light-hearted and playful tone makes for some fun moments, but they also rob this film of any real depth, emotion or suspense. While Marvel movies are good at being fun to watch with their bright action sequences and lively banter between characters (even during what is supposed to be heated battle), at a certain point it gets old. Throughout the film there is no doubt the Avengers will defeat Ultron, so the interest then lies in how they will defeat him, and the answer is a disappointing "they simply over power him." If you enjoy this Marvel series where the villains emerge with no real interesting motive and are beaten at the drop of a hat, then of course this movie is a must see. I'm just holding out hope that Marvel takes more risks in their future films.

Sanjay Rema
Sanjay Rema

Super Reviewer

½

The Avengers battle an artificial intelligence war machine.
Basically inoffensive, the latest installment of the summer superhero blockbusters doesn't fall into the ruts that many of its predecessors remain. For example, Captain America 2 attempted to deal with the ethical problems of government surveillance, a subject that it simply wasn't smart enough to tackle with the complexity necessary. Here, we see the bad guy is evil in the second act, and that evil is fairly basic.
At a certain point the film became a who's who of stars who appeared in other Marvel films: "You get a cameo, you get a cameo, everyone gets a cameo ... except Natalie Portman and Gwyneth Paltrow because they're expensive and we might be sexist."
Many of these summer action films bore me because I know exactly how most of the fights are going to end, and like a comedy that isn't funny, an action film that bores is a bad action film.. This film was no exception, but there was enough interesting choreography to keep me from checking my phone to see when the next showing of Ex Machina was.
Overall, it was an unremarkable entry into the summer event film canon.

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Jim Hunter

Super Reviewer

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