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Marvel's The Avengers or simply The Avengers, is a 2012 American superhero film produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sixth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The film is scripted and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast that includes
Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner/The Hulk), Jeremy Renner (Clint Barton/Hawkeye), Robert Downey, Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow), Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America) and Chris Hemsworth (Thor)
In the film, Nick Fury, director of the peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D., recruits Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, and Thor to form a team that must stop Thor's adoptive brother Loki from subjugating Earth.
The Avengers premiered on April 11, 2012, at Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre. The film set or tied numerous box office records, including the biggest opening weekend in North America and the fastest film to gross $1 billion.