Questions tagged [spider-man]

2002 American superhero movie about the eponymous Marvel Comics character with Tobey Maguire in the title role.

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How many times has Uncle Ben died in the history of Spider-Man being on film and TV?

With news that Spider-Man and Marvel Studios have parted ways (again?), it makes me wonder if there will be another Spider-Man reboot of some kind. And if that is the case, will Uncle Ben die yet ...
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Why so many different Spider-Man actors? [duplicate]

Since the Sam Raimi Spider-Man movies of the early 2000s I think there have been at least three different actors for the character? What was the reason for this?
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Why does J. Jonah Jameson call Peter Parker “Atticus”?

In 2002's Spider-Man, the following exchange happens: J. Jonah Jameson: [describing a headline] "Spider-Man, Hero or Menace? Exclusive Daily Bugle Photos". Peter Parker: Menace? He was ...
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What is the reason behind the multiple Spider-Man reboots? [duplicate]

Spider-Man is the one franchise that is on course to a third reboot in a span of 15 years. My question is what was the reason for these numerous reboots of Spider-Man which pretty much follow the ...
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Are they going to start a new trilogy of Spider-Man once again?

I was reading Wikipedia's entry on the 2012 movie The Amazing Spider-Man to find out about the next movie in the franchise. It says that there were plans for a third movie but it is cancelled now, and ...
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Does Uncle Ben know Peter Parker is Spider-Man? If not, why would he suggest Peter has any “GREAT power?”

In both the comic strip (I think) and the first Spider-Man movie (for sure), Uncle Ben famously tells the newly spidey-empowered Peter, "With great power, comes great responsibility." However, as far ...
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Are any of Peter Parker's early costume designs allusions to the comic books?

In the first Spider-Man movie, when Peter is deciding to become a costumed wrestler, he sketches out a handful of possible costume designs that don't look much like a Spider-Man suit, but do look a ...
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What are the differences between the Spider-Man and Amazing Spider-Man universes?

Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy was rebooted when Sony released Amazing Spider-Man, and part of this reboot were changes in the in universe story and world. Peter starts dating Gwen Stacy instead of ...
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Difference between 'Spider-Man' Movie and 'The Amazing Spider-Man' Movie [duplicate]

What is the main differences between the first 'Spider-Man' Movie directed by Sam Raimi and 'The Amazing Spider-Man' by Marc Webb? And why there was a need to reboot a franchise which had a trilogy so ...
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What would have to happen to merge the Spider-man franchise and the Avengers franchise?

The two franchises are held by two separate companies. One, Sony, holds the rights to Spider-man 4-7, and are obliged to continue this line or give up the rights to the movies. The other, Marvel ...
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Where did the Spider-Suit come from?

Watching Spider-Man last night, after Parker's fateful night with the robber, we flash-forward to him being Spider-Man in full. However, it is never shown where exactly his costume came from or how ...
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Did Spider-Man filming halt so Tobey Maguire could bulk up?

Spider-Man 1 with Tobey Maguire tells the story of how Peter Parker acquired his abilities. Most of the time he is fully clothed. However, we are privy to at least one scene (the day he gets bit) ...