When Thor’s evil brother, Loki (Tom Hiddleston), gains access to the unlimited power of the energy cube called the Tesseract, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), director of SHIELD, initiates a superhero recruitment effort to defeat the unprecedented threat to Earth. Joining Fury’s “dream team” are Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner).
Directed by Joss Whedon
Based on the Marvel Comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. “Captain America” created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.
The Avengers was released on May 4, 2012 and spent a total of 22 weeks (154 days) in theaters.
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Robert Downey Jr. was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York. He is known for his roles in Iron Man (2008), Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Chaplin (1992).
Chris Evans was born June 13, 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts. He is known for his roles in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), The Iceman (2012) and Fantastic Four (2005).
Mark Ruffalo was born November 22, 1967 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He is known for his roles in Shutter Island (2010), Zodiac (2007) and Now You See Me (2013).
Chris Hemsworth was born August 11, 1983 in Melbourne, Australia. He is known for his roles in Rush (2013), Thor (2011) and The Cabin in the Woods (2012).
Scarlett Johansson was born November 22, 1984 in New York City, New York. She is known for her roles in The Prestige (2006), Lost in Translation (2003) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014).
Jeremy Renner was born January 7, 1971 in Modesto, California. He is known for his roles in The Hurt Locker (2008), American Hustle (2013) and The Bourne Legacy (2012).
Tom Hiddleston was born February 9, 1981 in London, England. He is known for his roles in Midnight in Paris (2011), War Horse (2011) and Thor (2011).
Clark Gregg was born April 2, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts. He is known for his roles in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV series), (500) Days of Summer (2009) and Choke (2008).
Cobie Smulders was born April 3, 1982 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is known for her roles in How I Met Your Mother (TV series), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and Delivery Man (2013).
Jenny Agutter was born December 20, 1952 in Taunton, Somerset, England. She is known for her roles in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Walkabout (1971) and The Eagle Has Landed (1977).
Jerzy Skolimowski was born May 5, 1938 in Lódz, Poland. He is known for his roles in Eastern Promises (2007), The Circle of Deceit (1981) and White Nights (1985).
Stellan Skarsgård was born June 13, 1951 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He is known for his roles in Good Will Hunting (1997), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) and Thor (2011).
Samuel L. Jackson was born December 21, 1948 in Washington, DC. He is known for his roles in Pulp Fiction (1994), Unbreakable (2000) and Coach Carter (2005).