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The Amazing Spider-Man

The story of Peter Parker comes to the big screen once again, this time with Andrew Garfield playing the boy who secretly protects humanity as the Amazing Spider-Man. In this script a desire to uncover what happened to his parents puts the super-powered orphan into grave danger. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B-
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: B
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 136
Theater Release: 03 Jul 2012
Video Release: 08 Nov 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is The Amazing Spider-Man Rated PG-13?


Violence: A character is bitten by a poisonous spider. Students are bullied at school, including being hit, kicked and humiliated. Characters engage in a fistfight with objects being used as weapons. A man robs a store and later shoots and kills a man during a struggle. Blood is shown. A man assaults a woman. Characters fight in an alley. Numerous bloody injuries are shown. A monster crushes cars and throws them over the side of a bridge. Later he attacks civilians and police officers, destroys buildings and fights with several characters. A van starts on fire with a child inside. An animal eats a bloody mouse. Characters fight underwater. A man is seen with bloody gashes on his chest. Characters are chased and threatened in a school. A character tosses another around the room. A character hits another with a large trophy. An explosion occurs in a school. A character is repeatedly shot, with body part blown off. Frequent gunshots are depicted. A man is impaled and dies from his bloody injuries. A man is shot in the chest and later the leg.

Sexual Content: A character inadvertently rips a woman’s shirt off exposing her bra. A high school couple kisses passionately on a couple of occasions.

Language: The script contains infrequent profanities, some vulgarities and several terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters are injected with a fictitious serum that changes their bodies.

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