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.
Spider-Man has been one of the biggest superhero franchises to hit the big screen in the past two decades. Who was almost cast in the three different iterations of the superhero tale?
In preparation for his role, Tobey Maguire trained for a short while before the screen test. After he got the role, he went on a strict exercise regimen and a specific diet for five months.
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. But let me ...
(at around 1h 50 mins) Peter's hair in the cemetery scene.
Towards the end of the closing credits the theme song from the original Spider-Man animated series is played.
A scene that was cut from the movie was a large chunk of Stan Lee's cameo, as said in the video "Stan Lee's Mutants, Monsters, and Marvels." The scene was that Stan Lee was selling sunglasses and looks over to Peter Parker and says: "These are the same glasses that the X-Men wore," or somewhere along those lines.
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