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Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978)

TV Movie  |  Unrated  |   |  Action, Family, Fantasy  |  2 August 1979 (Netherlands)
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At the New York State University, one of Peter Parker's tutors has accidentally given three students all the materials they need to create an atomic bomb. While Peter Parker tries to find ... See full summary »

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Spider-Man / Peter Parker (archive footage)
Robert F. Simon ...
J. Jonah Jameson (archive footage)
Chip Fields ...
Rita Conway (archive footage)
Robert Alda ...
Mr. White (archive footage)
JoAnna Cameron ...
Gale Hoffman (archive footage) (as Joanna Cameron)
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Captain Barbera (archive footage)
Randy Powell ...
Craig (archive footage)
Lawrence P. Casey ...
Angel (archive footage) (as Lawrence Casey)
Simon Scott ...
(archive footage)
Sidney Clute ...
Inspector DeCarlo (archive footage) (as Sid Clute)
Anne Bloom ...
Carla Wilson (archive footage)
Steven Anderson ...
Ted (archive footage)
Herbie Braha ...
LeBeau (archive footage) (as Herb Braha)
Emil Farkas ...
Karate Thug (archive footage)
Wil Albert ...
(archive footage) (as Will Albert)
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At the New York State University, one of Peter Parker's tutors has accidentally given three students all the materials they need to create an atomic bomb. While Peter Parker tries to find out what's happened, the police suspect him of the crime, and Peter has to deal with an attractive journalist determined to get an interview with Spider-Man. Then dastardly millionaire Mr. White shows up, and will stop at nothing to get his hands on the atomic bomb. Spider-Man must defeat this scheming villain and stop him blowing up the World Trade Centre... Written by Truman Burbank

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The Deadly Dust  »

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Released theatrically across Europe, but on TV in the U.S. See more »

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Mr. White: [looking at Gale in a white bikini] Very nice.
Gale Hoffman: Why do I have to dress this way?
Mr. White: Two reasons, one, because I like women in bikinis, and two, I feel safer when I know there's no place for them to hide any weapons.
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Followed by Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge (1979) See more »

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I love this movie!
13 March 1999 | by (Telford) – See all my reviews

YOU can criticise this movie in every department - if you compare it to films like Superman and Batman. But if you look at it as a movie of its time - the late 70's - and just let it wash over you, it's great stuff.

The fight scenes are funky rather than violent, the stunts are still impressive even today - man, is that guy really being pulled up a skyscraper by a rope? - and the whole thing is just so entertaining, if not thrilling. The bad guys are lousy, and the whole thing didn't cost much, but just seeing Spidey running around makes you smile.


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