Marvel's The Avengers (classified under the name Marvel Avengers Assemble in the UK and Ireland), or simply The Avengers, is a 2012 American superhero film produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It is the sixth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film is scripted and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast that includes Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Stellan Skarsgård and Samuel L. Jackson. In the film, Nick Fury, director of the peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D., recruits Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, and Thor to form a team that must stop Thor's adoptive brother Loki from subjugating Earth.
(from trailer) Nick Fury: You think you're the only hero in the world?
(at San Diego Comic-Convention) Nick Fury: (narrating) And there came a day, a day unlike any other... when Earth's mightiest heroes found themselves united against a common threat... to fight the foes no single superhero could withstand... on that day, The Avengers were born.
(from trailer) Nick Fury: Gentlemen, you're up!
|Release Date||3 May 2012|
|Tagline||Heed the call,Some assembly required.|
|Genre||Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure|
|Filming Locations||Grumman Aerospace Factory, Bethpage, Long Island, New York, USAAlbuquerque Studios - 5650 University Boulevard SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Sound Mix||Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS, Datasat|