Avengers: Age of Ultron (film) Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program but things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous technological villain Ultron emerges, hell-bent on human extinction, it is up to the Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure. Directed by Joss Whedon. Released in 3-D and IMAX on May 1, 2015, following a release in Belgium, France, and other countries on April 22. Stars Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Cobie Smulders (Agent Maria Hill), James Spader (Ultron). 141 min. Based on “The Avengers” comic book series. Filmed in wide-screen.