Questions tagged [spider-man-2]

For questions about the 2004 film Spider-Man 2 starring Toby Maguire, and part of the Sony picture trilogy of Spider-Man films.

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Were Otto Octavius's extra arms controlled by an AI or used as an extension of his own mind?

In Spider-Man 2 (2004), Alfred Molina plays Doctor Otto Octavius, the antagonist. He wants to create sustainable energy, and creates a set of four extra arms that are hooked up to his back. He is able ...
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In Raimi's Spider-Man Trilogy, how many years passed in the storyline between each film?

The only info I could find was from Wikipedia, which did not cite their source, but states that two years pass between the events of Spider-Man (2002) and Spider-Man 2 (2004). No passage is stated for ...
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What were the original purpose(s) of Doc Ock's auxiliary gadgets in his mechanical tentacles?

In the Sam Raimi-directed film Spider-Man 2, Doctor Octavius creates his iconic harness of mechanical tentacles for the purpose of manipulating and controlling his fusion experiment. In addition to ...
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What's the joke behind "Did Bernoulli sleep before he found the curves of quickest descent?"

In Spider Man 2 Peter is talking to Otto before an experiment. Peter, Otto, and his wife Rosie have this exchange: ROSIE: You need to sleep soundly tonight, Otto. OTTO: Did Edison sleep before he ...
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How were they supposed to have a Wolverine cameo in Spider-Man 2?

I've read that Hugh Jackman almost had a cameo in the Spider-Man 2 movie, but there were some issues with the costume, and he couldn't appear in the movie. But if they had succeeded in having him in ...
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Why did nobody stop the train during the Spider-Man 2 train scene?

I love the original Spider-Man 2, and I love the train fight scene. But there are a couple of things that I know I should just ignore, yet they annoy me. Why does nobody pull the passenger alarm ...
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How did Doctor Octopus survive even one punch from Spider-Man in Spider-Man 2?

In Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man punches Doctor Octopus in the face a lot. Since Doctor Octopus is just a normal man with robotic arms attached to his back/spine, how is he able to endure all this super-...
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In Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2, why was Peter losing his spider powers?

I was watching Spider-Man 2 and I saw Spider-Man falling off the building, trying to shoot his web and failing. I asked myself what was happening. For all that time, he was doing his “spider job” ...
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