After being bitten by a genetically altered spider at Oscorp, nerdy but endearing high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers to become the superhero known as Spider-Man.
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Sam Raimi's Spider-Man captures the spirit of the comic book hero and it's still one of my all time favourite superhero movies. It lays out the perfect blueprint for a superhero origin story that I love revisiting every year or so. I've always been able to relate to Peter Parker growing up. Tobey Maguire and Co. delivered a great interpretation of the characters in a way that still can not be matched.
You know a film is good when you're able to quote something from it. "With great power, comes great responsibility"
Lot of respect for Tobey Maguire for doing well on this one. He didn't do well in his previous films but he was able to do justice to Spider Man on this one.
This film is one of the reasons why 2002 was a great time to be alive!
Sam Raimi sure knows how to make a good superhero film. He was able to give so much depth to Spider-Man, a hero we only know from comic books.
To sum it up, this is the first Spider-Man film with everything leveled up.
Was, still is, and will forever be one of my favorite childhood superhero movies!
This is one of the few films that you can watch when you're bored and still be excited about what's going to happen (even though you've watched it over and over already and you've memorized almost all of the lines).
The greatest part about this is Toby Maguire's acting. He made everything so much more believable that it was hard not to be engrossed in the movie.
Author: Justin Lopez
So many Spiderman movies out there but this will always be the original. Though the other ones have better CGI and maybe action sequences, none can match the plot this one has.
Man, that scene with Uncle Ben broke my heart big time! Made me even think of my life choices.
I've read the comics and I can say that this is truly the comic book come to life!
Author: John Smith
It's 2019 and I still get chills every time I watch this film!
You can take your Tom Holland and Andrew Garfield with you. Tobey Maguire is the best Spider-Man of all time and no amount of CGI can change that!
It's not a surprise that this is considered one of the most successful superhero movies ever made.
Author: Jane Hall
Films from the 2000s really are way different from the ones we have now. I wish all origin stories could be as good as this one.
It's amazing how they were able to balance action and human element in this movie.
Definitely made the list of greatest comic book adaptations.
I keep telling people that this is the real Spider-Man and I will always stand by that. Tobey Maguire the real MVP!
Truly one of the most successful superheroes ever made!
Laura Ziskin Productions
2 hr 01 mins
$ 139,000,000.00 (Estimated)
$ 821,708,551.00 (USA)
$ 682,708,551.00 (Estimated in USA)
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