Originally Posted by Mjölnir
With fans in general it actually seems to have been received very well. When I looked around at various places (RT, IMDb, etc) it has the third best reception in the MCU, after The Avengers and Iron Man. I'm less sure if I compared against all superhero movies everywhere but on RT the other ones that pass it are actually only the Batman trilogy and First Class, when it comes to crowd reception.
As always it's irrelevant to any individual's opinion but it shows that it's wrong to claim that it wasn't successful in that regard.
Well that's good to have confirmed. I know I enjoyed it, and that's really good enough for me.