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Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner.

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Storyline

Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy, and together, they struggle with love, commitment, and secrets. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents' disappearance - leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr Curt Connors, his father's former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter-ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero. Written by Nicky Mitchell

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teenager | love | hero | lizard | outcast | See more »

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His past was kept from him. His search for answers has just begun. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of action and violence | See all certifications »

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3 July 2012 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$230,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$62,004,688 (USA) (6 July 2012)

Gross:

$262,030,663 (USA) (12 October 2012)
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Trivia

Tia Texada:  the woman on the subway whose black shirt is accidentally torn off by Peter, revealing her pink bra. See more »

Goofs

When Peter leaves Gwen's apartment by jumping off the balcony, you can see he forgot his backpack. In the next scene however, he is carrying it again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Peter Parker: Five, four, three, two, one... Ready or not, here I come.
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: Not long into the credits, a scene appears of Dr. Conners in his asylum cell, talking to a mysterious man. See more »

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No Way Down
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User Reviews

 
Entertaining, just doesn't click.
30 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We all love the original Spider-Man series. The main lovable character Peter Parker was played magnificently by Tobey Macquire. When you watch this, you can''t help but to compare it with the other series. The new Peter Parker was played very well, but for some reason, you just can't see him as Spider-man. Granted, this movie had a nice storyline, good visual effects, and even a different idea of how he learned to control his power. Directing was good, but like I said, they tried to get us attached to this movie like the original one did, but it just didn't catch on. Graphics weren't bad, but they were good enough to make it seem realistic. Overall, this movie is worth seeing, but don't expect it to be as good as the first.


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