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Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978)

Unrated | | Action, Family, Fantasy | TV Movie 2 August 1979
Spider-Man swings to the rescue when a nuclear bomb created by three college students falls into criminal hands.


Ron Satlof


Robert Janes, Stan Lee (characters)




Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicholas Hammond ... 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)
Michael Pataki ... Captain Barbera (archive footage)
Randy Powell ... Craig (archive footage)
Lawrence P. Casey ... Angel (archive footage) (as Lawrence Casey)
Simon Scott ... Dr. Baylor (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 Emil Farkas ... Karate Thug (archive footage)
Wil Albert Wil Albert ... (archive footage) (as Will Albert)


Three fellow students of Peter Parker at the New York State University manage to get their hands on dangerous and highly volatile nuclear materials: crucial components in the making of an atomic bomb. As the police blame Parker for the theft and Spider-Man tries to get to the bottom of it, the inquisitive young reporter, Gale Hoffman, is eager to interview the city's masked defender. In the meantime, the ruthless millionaire and criminal mastermind, Mr White, is hell-bent on stealing the plutonium to create a devastating nuclear weapon. Now, the unhinged villain threatens to blow the World Trade Centre to smithereens. Can The Amazing Spider-Man (1977) thwart the megalomaniac's plans? Written by Nick Riganas

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Action | Family | Fantasy


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The video release for this story, omitted the camera shots of the nunchukus being used during one of the fight scenes. See more »


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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I love this movie!
13 March 1999 | by Truman-10See 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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2 August 1979 (Netherlands) See more »

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The Deadly Dust See more »

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