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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.
Why Is The Amazing Spider-Man Rated PG-13?
The Amazing Spider-Man is rated PG-13 for sequences of action and violence.
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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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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: The Amazing Spider-Man
Release Date: 9 November 2012
The Amazing Spider-Man releases to home video in the following packages:
The Amazing Spider-Man: Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack:
- Disc 1: 2D Blu-ray feature film
- The Amazing Spider-Man Second Screen App, including interviews, storyboards, alternate takes, costume tests, pre-visualization sequences and more. Allows you to “sling” content from your tablet to the TV.
- Disc 2: 2D Blu-ray
- 90 Minutes of Behind-the-Scenes Documentaries:Development and Direction, Casting, Costumes, On Location: LA, On Stage: Sony Studios, On Location: NY and Post Production and Release16 Pre-Visualization Sequences.
- Disc 3: DVD of feature film
- Deleted Scenes
- Filmmaker’s Audio Commentary
- The Oscorp Archives - Production Art Gallery
- Stunt Rehearsals
Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack Special Features:
All of the 3-Disc Combo Pack Special Features plus:
Disc 1: 3D Blu-ray
- 3D versions of the film
- 3D 101 with Director Marc Webb
- 3D Image Progression Reel
Disc 2: 2D Blu-ray feature film
Disc 3: 2D Blu-ray featuring 90 Minutes of Behind-the-Scenes Documentaries
Disc 4: DVD of feature film
Limited Edition Gift Set Special Features:
All of the 4-Disc Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Special Features plus…
- Collectible Amazing Spider-Man Figurine
- Collectible Lizard Figurine