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Spider-Man - SPECIAL EDITION (2002)  link to Spider-Man on IMDb  

Number: 170

poster Spider-Man

IMDb Rating:
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7.4/10

Country: USA, 121 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Director(s): Sam Raimi

Storyline:
Based on Marvel Comics' superhero character, this is a story of Peter Parker who is a nerdy high-schooler. He was orphaned as a child, bullied by jocks, and can't confess his crush for his stunning neighborhood girl Mary Jane Watson. To say his life is "miserable" is an understatement. But one day while on an excursion to a laboratory a runaway radioactive spider bites him... and his life changes in a way no one could have imagined. Peter acquires a muscle-bound physique, clear vision, ability to cling to surfaces and crawl over walls, shooting webs from his wrist ... but the fun isn't going to last. An eccentric millionaire Norman Osborn administers a performance enhancing drug on himself and his maniacal alter ego Green Goblin emerges. Now Peter Parker has to become Spider-Man and take Green Goblin to the task... or else Goblin will kill him. They come face to face and the war begins in which only one of them will survive at the end.

Cast:

photo Tobey Maguire Tobey Maguire
photo Willem Dafoe Willem Dafoe
photo Kirsten Dunst Kirsten Dunst
photo James Franco James Franco
photo Cliff Robertson Cliff Robertson
photo Rosemary Harris Rosemary Harris
photo J.K. Simmons J.K. Simmons
photo Joe Manganiello Joe Manganiello
photo Gerry Becker Gerry Becker
photo Bill Nunn Bill Nunn

Medium: Original DVD,

Comments: 2 Disc Edition

Location: Library

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen