Questions tagged [spider-man-2002]

For questions about the 2002 film film Spider-Man starring Toby Maguire, and part of the Sony picture trilogy of Spider-Man films. Use with the [marvel] and [spider-man] tags

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Does Spider-Man’s webbing dissolve in Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy?

Classically, Peter Parker designed his webbing so that it would dissolve after an hour or so, but before then would be stronger than steel. This was done so that cops arriving on the scene could ...
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What's the significance of all the masks in the Osborn mansion?

Does it continue the running theme throughout the film? The things I can think of are: Don't ever be ashamed of who you are -Norman and Then why does he wear a mask? What's he got to hide? -...
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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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Why didn't Peter look for a medical help when he was bitten by a spider?

In Spider-Man (2002), we can see that his bitten hand is very swollen and he was feeling bad, to the point of losing his consciousness. Why didn't he call an ambulance or something? Didn't he ...
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Why did Peter Parker work as a poor photographer given that he was a top science student who could earn much more in Silicon Valley?

In the Sam Raimi movie series, Peter Parker was a loser, at least in the financial sense, as a photographer who even needed some financial help from his aunt after graduation. He should be financially ...
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In Spider-Man, why does he first save Mary Jane, and not the children?

In Spider-Man (2002) why does Spider-Man save Mary Jane first, choosing her over the 30-50 kids in the cable-car? He eventually saves them both, but I'm just saying. ...
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Where did the line “Don't tell Harry” originate from?

I remember when the original Spider-Man movie hit theaters (the one with Toby Maguire), the line "Don't tell Harry" was spoken a lot. When it was first spoken, I remember people giving that ...
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Is the Green Goblin a split personality of Norman Osborne or a separate malevolent entity?

In the 2002 Spider-Man movie, Norman "talks" to his alter-ego who gives him advice on how to kill Spider-Man (strike at the heart) and it is obvious that he is part of Norman's fractured psyche. ...
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Why does Spider-Man shoot webs from his wrist in the movies?

From what I remember, in the original comics, Spider-Man shot webs from his wrist because Peter Parker used his science background to design mechanical web shooters. In the Sam Raimi movies, however, ...