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PG-13| 2 hr. 1 min.

Plot Summary
"Spider-Man" centers on student Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) who, after being bitten by a genetically-altered spider, gains superhuman strength and the spider-like ability to cling to any surface. He vows to use his abilities to fight crime, coming to understand the words of his beloved Uncle Ben: "With great power comes great responsibility."

Cast: Tobey Maguire , Willem Dafoe , Kirsten Dunst , James Franco , Cliff Robertson , Rosemary Harris , J.K. Simmons , Joe Manganiello

Director: Sam Raimi

Genres: Action, Fantasy

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Spider-Man (2002)

Release Date: May 3rd, 2002|2 hr. 1 min.

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fan reviews ( 10 )
  • Maguire and Dunst keep Spider-Man on a high with their sweet-sexy yearning, spinning a web of dazzle and delicacy that might just restore the good name of movie escapism. show more

  • The superhero part of the movie will leave audiences with a flat feeling, thanks to computery-looking special effects and a sagging story line. show more

  • Every action adventure needs a memorable villain, but no movie needs the strident intensity of Mr. Dafoe, who either has no interest in, or no grasp of, the sort of charmingly malign wit that Gene Hackman brought to "Superman," or Jack Nicholson to "Batman." show more

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  • June 14, 2012 Dry Master
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    Wonderfully crafted for a live-action film of spider-man! Sam Raimi has gave something that we would want to come back! Brilliant acting and perfect story. I sure hope someday they re-release this film in 3-D!

  • August 11, 2011 movieman928
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    Pretty good suer hero movie! Its not cheasy!!! Well for a super hero movie...

  • December 29, 2010 Weston
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    Amazing Movie!!!!

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