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Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015)

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Release Date: May 1, 2015

The story: The Avengers are celebrating hunting down the last of Hydra’s bases when an artificial intelligence program Tony Stark and Bruce Banner were developing, named Ultron, suddenly gains sentience and goes rogue, attacking J.A.R.V.I.S. and threatening to destroy humanity in the name of protecting it. Initially recruiting two young sibling allies—Quicksilver, who can move with super-speed, and Scarlet Witch, who has powers of hypnosis and telekinesis—Ultron defeats the Avengers in an initial skirmish. Soon, they realize Ultron is intent on transferring his consciousness into a new hybrid body, using the stone from Loki’s scepter as the power source. Instead, Tony and Bruce steal the body, transferring a different consciousness into it: Vision, an evolved combination of J.A.R.V.I.S. and Ultron. Vision then joins the Avengers to fight Ultron as he attempts to lift part of the capital of Sokovia above the Earth, planning to end life by dropping it with comet-like force.

Who appears:

Tony Stark/Iron Man
Steve Rogers/Captain America
Bruce Banner/The Hulk
Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
Clint Barton/Hawkeye
Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch
Pietro Maximoff/Quicksilver
Col. James Rhodes/War Machine
Maria Hill
Sam Wilson/The Falcon
Nick Fury
Erik Selvig
Baron Von Strucker
Laura Barton
Helen Cho
Ulysses Klaue
Peggy Carter (only in dream sequence)
Heimdall (only in dream sequence)


Noteworthy events: Quicksilver dies saving Hawkeye and a young boy from gunfire in the Sokovia battle. Tony Stark’s post-J.A.R.V.I.S. A.I. assistant, F.R.I.D.A.Y., is introduced. A bizarre and confusing dip in a swimming pool sets up the coming Thor: Ragnarok. Thanos makes an uncredited appearance in a mid-credits scene, picking up a gauntlet that holds empty spots where each of the infinity stones can be installed.