The 2012 American superhero film Marvel’s The Avengers (known as Marvel Avengers Assemble in the United Kingdom and Ireland) is based on the Marvel Comics team of the same name. It is the sixth film to be produced and distributed by Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
Direct by: Joss Whedon
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, and Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, and Samuel L. Jackson
Revenue: $1.519 billion
Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) launches a superhero recruitment drive to combat an unprecedented threat to Earth after Thor’s wicked brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) obtains the unlimited power of the energy cube called the Tesseract. Fury’s “dream team” consists of Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner).