Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Reviews

3.0

53

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Aerial sequences are often thrilling. However, interpersonal relations are front and center in this installment.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRichard Roeper

    Director Marc Webb and his forces come up with some gorgeous special effects, and Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone have terrific chemistry, but as is the case with far too many superhero movies, the plot is a bit of an overstuffed mess.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    VarietyGuy Lodge

    Redundancy remains a problem, but this overlong superhero sequel gets by on sound, fury and star chemistry.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterLeslie Felperin

    The plot gets itself tangled up in multiple villain strands, but in the main this installment is emotionally weightier and more satisfying than its predecessor.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    This franchise needs more than a reset. It's ripe for retirement.

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