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.
In 1985, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, heads of Cannon Films, bought the rights to make a Spider-Man film. However, they thought Spider-Man was a monster rather than superhero, similar to the Wolf Man. They enlisted The Outer Limits (1963) creator Leslie Stevens to write a script based on their misconstrued ... ...
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 shoots his web at his bedroom lamp and pulls it across the room, it smashes against the wall and breaks. But when Aunt May is talking to Peter from the door seconds later, the lamp is back on the dresser in one piece.
Towards the end of the closing credits the theme song from the original Spider-Man animated series is played.
CAD 11,885,846 (Canada) (3 May 2002)
$403,706,375 (USA) (18 August 2002)
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