Lists: Action, Fantasy, Coming of age, Hero vs villain, Marvel Comics, Superhero movie

Brief Synopsis: "After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers."

Overall Ranking: 1049 (Rank from 2002: # 21)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 47.06%
Regular 35.29%
Half-Popped 11.76%
Stale 5.88%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review
Wayne of Man I Love Films97(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown97(full review)
Words of WisTIM95(full review)
Dave Examines Movies92(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest90
CineMarvellous George Beremov90(full review)
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
Hypersonic55 Curt85(full review)
Bryan Lienesch77 - A functional origin story.
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews75(full review)
Harvey Gardner75
CinemaVisitor Erik75
Today I Watched A Movie75(full review)
Thomas Pollock70
Gorgon Reviews61
Jay of Life Vs Film50(full review)
David Baruffi34

People Involved

  • Tobey Maguire (Spider-Man / Peter Parker)
  • Willem Dafoe (Green Goblin / Norman Osborn)
  • Kirsten Dunst (Mary Jane Watson)
  • Cliff Robertson (Ben Parker)
  • James Franco (Harry Osborn)
  • J.K. Simmons (J. Jonah Jameson)
  • Joe Manganiello (Flash Thompson)
  • Gerry Becker (Maximilian Fargas)
  • Rosemary Harris (May Parker)
  • Bill Nunn (Joseph Robbie Robertson)
  • Bruce Campbell (Ring Announcer)
  • Stanley Anderson (General Slocum)
  • Ron Perkins (Dr. Mendell Stromm)
  • Michael Papajohn (Carjacker)
  • K.K. Dodds (Simkins)
  • Jack Betts (Henry Balkan)
  • Elizabeth Banks (Miss Brant)
  • Shan Omar Huey (Teacher)
  • Lucy Lawless (Punk Rock Girl)
  • Robert Kerman (Tugboat Captain)
  • Ted Raimi (Hoffman)
  • John Paxton (Houseman)
  • Randy Savage (Bone Saw McGraw)
  • Octavia Spencer (Check-In Girl)
  • Jayce Bartok (Subway Guitarist)
  • Sara Ramirez (Cop at Carjacking)
  • Una Damon (Lab Tour Guide)
  • Danny Elfman (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Spider-Man 2
  • Spider-Man 3
  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Tobey Maguire as Spider-Man
  • Spider-Man on Film