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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. »


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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The Amazing Spider-Man is rated PG-13: for sequences of action and violence.

Director: Marc Webb
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans
Studio: 2012 Sony Pictures
Website: Official site for The Amazing Spider-Man.

Detailed Review

As if high school wasn’t tough enough already, Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) has just been bitten—by the love bug and by a genetically enhanced spider.

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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,… 
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How does guilt motivate Peter? Is guilt always a good thing?

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