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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Never underestimate the entertainment value of the Hulk Smash."
‑ Tom Charity,
"A spectacle in the grandest sense of the word ..."
‑ Laremy Legel,
"It's little surprise this is largely a terrifically enjoyable experience -- one that'll please both fanboys and the public at large."
‑ David Edwards, Daily Mirror [UK]
"Joss Whedon knows exactly what comic-book geeks want to see. That's why "Marvel's The Avengers" is so immensely satisfying."
‑ John Serba,
"The special effects are impressive but not especially imaginative, and the film is unduly protracted."
‑ Philip French, Observer [UK]
"If you are a Marvel fan, then The Avengers will feel like Christmas. Thanks to the merry doings of the director, Joss Whedon, all your favorite characters are here, as shiny and as tempting as presents under the tree."
‑ Anthony Lane, New Yorker
"Whedon, a pop-genre magician best known for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, is a master of viewer manipulation - because he never gives up his own seat in the crowd."
‑ Amy Biancolli, San Francisco Chronicle
"If big action so big it's humongous just isn't really your thing/You may find, as I did, it drags, with its surfeit of CGI bling."
‑ Deborah Ross, The Spectator
"If we must have these box-office behemoths, then at least the writer-director, Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, is a lively controlling influence."
‑ Ryan Gilbey, New Statesman
"For all who have hotly fan-ticipated this all-star collection of Marvel's superheroes, you have reason to be excited. You can officially geek out now."
‑ Michael Smith, Tulsa World
"Ultimately, it all comes back to Whedon: His clear vision for each character and how they might be profitably intermingled; his unexpected knack for action choreography; his funny, tender, immaculately constructed script."
‑ Christopher Orr, The Atlantic
"The performances are so well-pitched in The Avengers, meshing with such vividness and ease, that it's tempting to overpraise the good but not great movie that surrounds them."
‑ Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
"Is Avengers Assemble the best comic book film ever? That's a tough call but it's certainly the most exciting, and a true epic moment in cinematic history."
‑ Ian Bunting, Daily Record [UK]
"Of course it's about one hundred times brighter than Transformers and Michael Bay's imbecilic spinoffs, and should keep multiplexes everywhere in its competent grip. But I didn't love it."
‑ Anthony Quinn, Independent
"The Avengers does have is a solid gold structure that doesn't buckle under the weight of its gargantuan expectations and overflowing cast."
‑ Glenn Dunks, Trespass
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