PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
Sam Raimi wanted Bill Pope to be the film's cinematographer, but Pope was busy working on The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and Matrix Revolutions (2003). Raimi's second choice was Peter Deming, but he was working on Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002).
Who am I? You sure you want to know? The story of my life is not for the faint of heart. If somebody said it was a happy little tale... if somebody told you I was just your average ordinary guy, not a care in the world... somebody lied.
When Peter is talking to Mary Jane outside the diner, cars and a motorcycle that we see drive behind Mary Jane disappear when the shot cuts to Peter.
The intro credits are all spun on a spider web and the end credits are surrounded by webbing on random sides of the screen.
CAD 11,885,846 (Canada) (3 May 2002)
$403,706,375 (USA) (18 August 2002)
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