Can’t Miss Action Movies Summer 2012

Summer is action movie season and it all starts tomorrow with Marvel’s The Avengers.  Read on to learn more about a few more great action movies that will be packing theaters this summer.

Marvel’s The Avengers

Coming to theaters tomorrow, May 4, this super film packs in all your favorite Marvel Super Heroes, including Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), the Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Capt. America (Chris Evans) and more.  The gang unites under the leadership of Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) to take on the Norse God Loki and thwart his plans to dominate all humanity.

Men in Black III

Coming nearly ten years after the release of Men in Black II, Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones are back with co-stars Josh Brolin, Emma Thompson and Jermaine Clement.  This time around, Agent J (Smith) must travel back in time to save the life of his partner, Agent K (Jones), and the fate of the Earth.  Men in Black III will be released on May 25.

The Amazing Spider-Man

Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is back in a new Hollywood reboot of the successful comic book franchise.  Andrew Garfield will don the tights and swing through the Manhattan skyline accompanied by Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Spider-Man’s love interest, and Rhys Ifans as Dr. Curt Connors, the villainous mutant lizard.  The Amazing Spider-Man will be released in theaters July 3.

The Dark Knight Rises

Easily the most anticipated film of the summer, The Dark Knight Rises promises to complete Christopher Nolan’s Batman-saga.  Set eight years after the events of The Dark Knight, Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) returns to combat a slew of new villains including Bane (Tom Hardy) and Cat Woman (Anne Hathaway).  Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Marion Cotillard, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt co-star in this A-list feature, hitting theaters July 20.

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