Spider-Man

Spider-Man

Spider-Man

Sam Raimi's cinematic take on our friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man, the first in a trilogy, with Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker. The origin story traces Parker's coming-of-age from timid schoolboy to fully fledged hero, and co-stars Kirsten Dunst as Mary Jane, Willem Dafoe as villain The Green Goblin and James Franco as Harry Osborn.

2002Rating: M121 minsUSA
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Spider-Man / Reviews

Time Out

Time Out

This accomplished blockbuster announces itself as a stylish piece of pop myth-spinning.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The filmmakers have succeeded in rejuvenating the character while staying faithful to his roots.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

This is entertaining stuff, and Sam Raimi has spun a good yarn for the summer.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

The origin story is well told, and the characters will not disappoint... It's in the action scenes that things fall apart.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Guileless and charming with a perpetual look of startled bewilderment at the super powers he possesses, Maguire is perfect as an ordinary guy with a big secret.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Practically pitch-perfect summer entertainment.

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