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Questions tagged [spider-man-trilogy]

Sam Raimi's Spider-man Trilogy consisting of Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Spider-Man 3 (2007).

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Why would Doc-Ock program in AI into the arms?

In Spider-Man 2, Doc Ock goes rather insane, partially influenced by the arms begging to take control of his mind. When he is first shown with the arms, he explains that he keeps his mind separate ...
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Does Spider-Man (or Peter Parker) have a problem with real spiders? [closed]

Okay, so I know he can sense other spiders nearby in The Amazing Spider-Man, but is he bothered by them? I read somewhere that a lot of spiders attack other spiders quite frequently, some even going ...
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Why is Gwen Stacy at the funeral?

At the end of Spider-Man 3, Gwen Stacy is seated prominently among the first row of mourners at the funeral of Harry Osborn. Why? We've seen no sign up to this point that the two had ever met, and ...
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In Spider-Man 3, why does MJ lie?

In Spider-Man 3, after the evil "Green Goblinish" side awakens in Harry Osbourne, he confronts Mary Jane Watson and tells her to break up with her fiancé, Peter Parker. She does so, telling him that ...
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What does Peter Parker want in Spider-Man 2 (2004)?

In Spider-Man 2 (2004), Peter Parker gives up being Spider-Man at some point during the movie, because of certain things happening. Later during the movie, he decides to pick up his Spider-Man ...
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What rare material did Dr. Octopus need for his fusion reactor?

In Spider-Man 2 (2004) Harry Osborn provides Dr. Octopus with a rare element for his reactor. Is there any source that specifies said rare material?
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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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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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Why does Spider-Man (Sam Raimi version) not start out his career wanted for murder?

In the first Spider-Man movie, when Peter tracks the thief who killed his uncle to the warehouse and confronts him, the thief stumbles backwards, trips over a raised pipe on the floor, and falls out ...
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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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How does Doc Ock stay awake after being punched by Spider-Man?

In Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man repeatedly punches Doc Ock, yet Ock still remains conscious. Isn't he supposed to be knocked out considering he is still a normal human and Spider-Man is pretty strong? In ...
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Doc Ock's actual motivation?

In Spider-Man 2, I understand that Doctor Octopus is being controlled by his tentacles, but what is his actual motivation for rebuilding the "device"? What does he hope to achieve by doing this? ...
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Where does the Green Goblin's mask come from?

So, it's been years since I've actually sat down and watched Spider-Man, the Toby Maguire film, and I got to thinking... Do they ever actually show where Norman's mask comes from? I remember where he ...
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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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In the Spider-Man films of the last 20 years how do Spider-Man's feet stick to walls?

In the Spider-Man films with Tobey Maguire they showed close-ups of Peter's hands with the little jagged spikes growing out of his skin, showing that this is how he sticks to surfaces. But how would ...
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Why did the producers of Spider-Man 3 not want Topher Grace on That 70's Show?

I've been watching That 70's Show for some years now. I've wondered why on season 8, Eric Forman (played by Topher Grace) was not on the show. So I looked it up and I saw that during the 8th season, ...
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Why isn't the killer of Uncle Ben killed by Spider man in The Amazing Spider Man?

A big difference between the Sam Raimi's trilogy of Spider-Man and the new Spider-Man reboot is Uncle Ben's killer is neither found, nor killed by Peter in the new movie. Why is that? I thought they ...
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Why was Bruce Campbell in all three Spider-Man movies?

Bruce Campbell was in all three of the Sam Raimi movies, but as different bit characters in each one. Why was he used in all three movies?
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Why Reboot Spider-Man?

I can understand the reboot of the Batman Series but I couldn't understand why Hulk was rebooted. And now why do we have to reboot Spider-Man, too? Is it they are not able to write the script in the ...
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In Spider-Man 2 Why does Parker lose his powers?

This has always bothered me. In the comics and cartoons Spider-Man started to lose his powers because his mutation started changing him. In the movie it seemed like it was his self-esteem which makes ...
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What is the reason for choosing Mary Jane over the Gwen Stacy in the 2002 Spider-Man movie?

As per the original storyline of Spider-Man Gwen Stacy is the first serious love of Peter Parker (Betty Brant is the first relationship of him which never worked). Then why did Marvel/Columbia ...
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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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No “spider-sense tingling”?

In Spider-Man 2 (2004) there are a number of scenes where Peter Parker exits and comes back as Spider-Man only after he witnesses something wrong (even if he is in the vicinity of the occurring crime)....
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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) ...