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Marvel's The Avengers Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Marvel Studios delivers the ultimate comic-book film, which ties together such characters as Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) for a big-screen franchise team-up like no other. Taking center stage this time is Nick Fury (played once again by the note-perfect Samuel L. Jackson), leader of the peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D. Fury, along with former Russian spy Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), recruits a super team to combat Thor's ever-deceptive brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) after he brainwashes ace archer Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) while stealing a cosmic cube from an underground base. Thus the heroes must learn to work together alongside outlaw scientist Bruce Banner (Ruffalo), who can track down the artifact's gamma signals when he's not hulking out into a giant green monster. Show runner Joss Whedon (Joss Whedon, Joss Whedon) adapted and helmed the script by Zak Penn. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

  • Release date:May 4, 2012

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Janek Sirrs Best Visual Effects 2012 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Jeffrey White Best Visual Effects 2012 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Daniel Sudick Best Visual Effects 2012 Nominee

Cast

Robert Downey, Jr.
as Tony Stark/Iron Man
Chris Evans
as Steve Rogers/Captain America
Mark Ruffalo
as Bruce Banner/The Hulk
Chris Hemsworth
as Thor
Scarlett Johansson
as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
Jeremy Renner
as Clint Barton/Hawkeye
Tom Hiddleston
as Loki
Clark Gregg
as Agent Phil Coulson
Cobie Smulders
as Agent Maria Hill
Stellan Skarsgård
as Selvig
Samuel L. Jackson
as Nick Fury
Gwyneth Paltrow
as Pepper Potts
Paul Bettany
as Jarvis
Tina Benko
as NASA Scientist
Jerzy Skolimowski
as Georgi Luchkov
Jeff Wolfe
as Tall Thug
Powers Boothe
as World Security Council Member
Jenny Agutter
as World Security Council Member
Arthur Darbinyan
as World Security Council Member
Donald Li
as World Security Council Member
Warren Kole
as Carrier BridgeTech
Alicia Sixtos
as Carrier BridgeTech
Maximiliano Hernandez
as Agent Jasper Sitwell
Kenneth Tigar
as German Old Man
Walter Perez
as Young Shield Pilot
Harry Dean Stanton
as Security Guard
Ashley Johnson
as Waitress
Robert Clohessy
as Police Sergeant
Enver Gjokaj
as Young Cop
Jamie McShane
as Celebration Montage Interviewee
Romy Rosemont
as Shawna Lynde
James Eckhouse
as Senator Boynton
Damion Poitier
as Man #1

Crew

Joss Whedon
Director
Kevin Feige
Producer
Joss Whedon
Screenwriter
Joss Whedon
Screen Story
Zak Penn
Screen Story
Seamus Mcgarvey
Cinematographer
Alan Silvestri
Composer (Music Score)
Dave Jordan
Musical Direction/Supervision
Lisa Lassek
Editor
James Chinlund
Production Designer
Randy Moore
Art Director
William Hunter
Art Director
Louis D'Esposito
Executive Producer
Jeremy Latcham
Executive Producer
Jon Favreau
Executive Producer
Stan Lee
Executive Producer
Victoria Alonso
Executive Producer
Sam Page
Set Designer
Richard Mays
Set Designer
Marisa Frantz
Set Designer
Greg Papalia
Set Designer
Jeff Markwith
Set Designer
Luis G. Hoyos
Set Designer
Victor Zolfo
Set Decorator
Alexandra Byrne
Costume Designer
Christopher Boyes
Sound/Sound Designer
Lars P. Winther
First Assistant Director
Jeffrey White
Visual Effects Supervisor
Katie Lynch
Visual Effects Producer
Douglas Noe
Makeup
Christopher Boyes
Re-Recording Mixer
Christopher Boyes
Supervising Sound Editor
John Mahaffie
Second Unit Director
Brad Shield
Second Unit Director Of Photography
Paul Rubell
Additional Editing
Danny Rafic
Visual Effects Editor
George McCarthy
Visual Effects Editor
Lora Hirschberg
Re-Recording Mixer
Leeann Stonebreaker
Unit Production Manager
Hank Amos
Stunts Coordinator
Jonathan Eusebio
Fights Choreographer
Vickie Mynes
Hair Styles
Janek Sirrs
Visual Effects Supervisor
Steve Demko
Post Production Supervisor
Jose Antonio Garcia
Production Sound Mixer
Steve Durkee
Music Editor
Graham Griswold
Set Dresser
Yesim Osman
Hair Styles
Nadia Paine
Production Supervisor
Daniel Sudick
Special Effects Supervisor
Marc Chu
Supervising Animator
Jonathan Slator
Location Manager
Jeremy Bradley
Visual Effects Editor
Frank Eulner
Supervising Sound Editor
Andrew Petrotta
Properties Master
Suzi Turnbull
Costumes Supervisor
Patrick Eagan
Set Dresser
Susan Pickett
Visual Effects Producer
Zade Rosenthal
Still Photographer
Heba Thorisdottir
Makeup
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