All 8 Spider-Man Movies List By Their Release Year

With the recent release of Spider-man: No way home, fans must be coming up with all sorts of theories about the Multiverse. This makes us wonder- What about the previous Spider-man movies? Will they become a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Are the legacy Spidermen going to be part of the MCUs phase 5? No need to go boggles. Here are all the Spiderman movies that hit the box office in the 21st century.

How Many Spider-Man Movies Are There?

If we consider the live-action movies, there are 8 Spiderman movies to date. Sam Raimi’s Spiderman trilogy (Toby Maguire ), The Amazing Spiderman 1 & 2 (Andrew Garfield), and MCUs Spiderman trilogy (Tom Holland).

Are Spider-Man Movies Connected?

No. None of the Spiderman movies are connected. With Spiderman: No way Home creating a path to the Multiverse concept in MCU it is a controversial topic to include the previous Spiderman movies in the MCU. Even though there are a lot of expectations coming from the fans, they are well aware of how slim the chances are for their expectations to become reality. Maybe? Maybe not? As for now, all we know is that the MCU won’t be ending any soon so it might be a good thing to keep up the expectations.

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In What Order Should I Watch Spider-Man Movies?

As mentioned in the previous question, by date there is no connection among the aforementioned Spiderman movies. There won’t be any spoilers or misunderstandings no matter how you watch it but it is recommended to watch them chronologically. Here is the preferable watch order:

  • Spider-Man (2002)
  • Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  • Spider-Man 3 (2007)
  • The Amazing Spiderman (2012)
  • The Amazing Spiderman 2 (2014)
  • Spiderman: Homecoming (2017)
  • Spiderman: Far From Home (2019)
  • Spiderman: No way Home (2022)

All 8 Spider-Man Movies List By Their Release Year

All 8 Spider-Man Movies List By Their Release Year

  1. Spider-Man (2002)

    Director: Sam Raimi

    Writers: Stan Lee (Marvel comic book), Steve Ditko (Marvel comic book), David Koepp (screenplay)

    Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe

    Main Villain: Green Goblin / Norman Osborn

    Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

     Spider-Man (2002) on IMDb

    Starring Toby Maguire as Peter Parker/Spiderman and Kirsten Dunst as Mary Jane Watson, this is a story of a high schooler, Peter Parker, who was bitten by a radioactive spider that gave him superpowers. Soon, because of his regrettable mistake, Peter had to lose his dearest Uncle Ben Parker. Peter makes up his mind to bring the murderer of his uncle to justice. Simultaneously, a famous entrepreneur and scientist Dr. Norman Osborn in an act of desperation underwent a lethal experiment turning him into the Green Goblin. Now it is the responsibility of Peter to become Spiderman and stop Green Goblin for good.

  2. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

    Director: Sam Raimi

    Writers: Stan Lee (comic book), Steve Ditko (comic book), Alfred Gough (screen story)

    Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina

    Main Villain: Dr. Otto Octavius

    Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

     Spider-Man 2 (2004) on IMDb

    The story continues with Peter who loses his job as a photographer for a press. To make it worse, the love of his life Mary Jane Watson breaks up with him. Beaten down Peter loses his superpowers as well. Before he temporarily lost his superpowers, he met Doctor Otto Octavius, a nuclear scientist.

    Through nuclear fusion, Dr. Otto Octavius wanted to create a self-sustaining source of power. Things did not go according to plan. Peter as Spiderman had to intervene and stop the project but it wasn’t the end of the threat. The accident took away Dr. Octavius’s sanity. With four mechanical arms connected to his body, Dr. Oc decides to finish what he started at the cost of others’ lives and the entire city.

  3. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

    Director: Sam Raimi

    Writers: Sam Raimi (screenplay), Ivan Raimi (screenplay), Alvin Sargent (screenplay)

    Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace

    Main Villain: Venom & Sandman

    Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

     Spider-Man 3 (2007) on IMDb

    When things were just getting better for him with Mary Jane Watson, Peter finds out about Flint Marko, Uncle Ben’s true murderer. Hary Osborn, Peter’s best friend, tries to avenge his father, Norman Osborn, and becomes a threat to Peter as the New Goblin. Haunted by the death of his uncle, Peter wakes up to find himself in a new jet-black suit.

    The suit greatly enhanced Peter’s powers. Things are not as simple as they seem. The suit makes Peter more aggressive and strips him of his morals. Things start going south pretty quickly and Peter has to give up his black suit for the better. The suit later revealed to be an alien symbiote, gets its hands on Eddie Broc who lost his photography job because of Peter. Eddie with the powers of the symbiote teams up with Flint Marko, now Sand Man to kill Spiderman.

  4. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

    Director: Marc Webb

    Writers: James Vanderbilt (screenplay), Alvin Sargent (screenplay), Steve Kloves (screenplay)

    Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans

    Main Villain: The Lizard

    Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

     The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) on IMDb

    Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) is a high-school nerd and an outcast with a passion for photography. His parents left him in the care of his uncle Ben and Aunt May when he was young and never returned. He has a high-school crush and to-be girlfriend, Gwen Stacy, and at the same time is pestered by a bully, Flash Thompson. Peter finds his father’s secret research papers in a suitcase left behind. Curiosity gets the better of him and he decides to make a visit to Oscorp, scientific research, and development company.

    He gets bitten by a radioactive spider which gives him spider-like superpowers. Peter also gets acquainted with Dr. Curt Connors, his father’s former research partner. In an effort to regrow a missing arm, Dr. Connors injects himself with a regenerative serum which turns him into The Lizard. After his transformation, Dr. Connors tries to turn the entire city into lizard-like creatures and it is up to Peter to stop him at all costs.

  5. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

    Director: Marc Webb

    Writers: Alex Kurtzman (screenplay), Roberto Orci (screenplay), Jeff Pinkner (screenplay)

    Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx

    Main Villain: Electro & Green Goblin

    Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

     The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) on IMDb

    Two years after his battle with The Lizard, Peter keeps protecting New York as Spiderman. Things don’t go well for him after he made a vow to Gwen’s late father to keep her away from harm. They break up after their high school graduation. Peter meets up with his childhood best friend, Harry Osborn. Harry’s father, Norman Osborn, on his death bed tells Harry about the genetic disease in the Osborn blood and that there is no cure for it. Max Dillon, an employee at Oscorp, accidentally falls into an aquarium of genetically modified eels.

    The eels attack him and he mutates into a humanoid made of electricity. Harry makes several attempts to continue his father’s effort in developing a cure for the illness. Harry finds out that the venom of the mutated spiders at Oscorp could be a potential cure for the disease and it was extracted before the spiders were destroyed.

    But he was denied access to them because of the side effects. Helpless and with no way out, Harry goes rogue and frees Max from Ravencroft after he was captured for creating a blackout at Times Square. Well aware of the consequences, Harry injects the venom which made unwanted mutation to his body. With his best friend becoming the Green Goblin and Max Dillon know known as Electro, Peter has to do everything he can to defeat both of them.

  6. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

    Director: Jon Watts

    Writers: Jonathan Goldstein (screenplay by), John Francis Daley (screenplay by), Jon Watts (screenplay by)

    Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr.

    Main Villain: Vulture / Adrian Toomes

    Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

     Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) on IMDb

    After the fierce battle between the Avengers and the Chitauri army led by Loki, Adrian Toomes, and his salvage company was given the contract to clean up the city. They were soon interrupted and their jobs were taken over by the Department Of Damage Control (DODC). Enraged Toomes decided to keep parts of the Chitauri technology.

    With a little bit of modification, Toomes and his colleagues were able to gain advanced power-ups like flying and high-end sonar blasts. Eight years later, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) gets recruited to fight by Tony Stark a.k.a. Iron Man’s side in Captain America: Civil War. After the fight, he gets back to his usual ‘saving the day’ job and high school. His best friend, Ned finds out about Peter’s hero identity.

    Peter comes across two of Toomes subordinates selling Chitauri-tech weapons to local criminals. Peter persuades the criminals but makes mistakes. Tony ends up cleaning after him. Peter as persistent as ever tries to get to the mastermind behind the illegal alien tech. Finally, it brings him face to face with Adrian Toomes, The Vulture.

  7. Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)

    Director: Jon Watts

    Writers: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Stan Lee

    Stars: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Gyllenhaal

    Main Villain: Mysterio

    Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

     Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) on IMDb

    After The Blip was reverted, Peter had to continue his high school journey. Midtown School of Science and Technology organizes a two-week summer field trip to Europe and Peter decides to take a break from the hero job. Peter takes the school trip to Venice as an opportunity to get close to Mary Jane (Zendaya), his love interest. On their school trip, Peter witnesses a giant creature made of water wreaking havoc and the way Mysterio, an unknown superhero uses his powers to stop the Elemental. Peter receives a pair of glasses named E.D.I.T.H. from Nick Fury that was key to all of Tony Stark’s inventions and technology.

    Quentin Beck/Mysterio introduces himself as a superhero from another universe. With the Fire Elemental that is predicted to attack Prague, Fury changes Peter’s school trip plans even after Peter decided to not get involved whatsoever. After defeating the Fire Elemental it is revealed that Mysterio is a fake and everything up till now was just holographic illusions. It was too late for Peter to know the truth because he already authorized Quentin as the new owner of E.D.I.T.H. With an epic showdown between the illusionist and Spiderman, the superhero manages to get hold of the glasses and save the day.

  8. Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

    Director: Jon Watts

    Writers: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Stan Lee (based on the Marvel comic book by)

    Stars: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch

    Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

     Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) on IMDb

    Soon after his battle with Mysterio, Peter is framed as a murderer and Spiderman’s identity is revealed. Facing discrimination and acquisition from the public, Peter asks Doctor Strange for help. The only way for Peter to fix the problem was to make everyone forget Spiderman’s true identity. Doctor Strange casts a spell but Peter soon realizes that even his loved ones were unaware of him. He revisits the sorcerer and requests him to make alterations to the spell which doesn’t go according to plan. Dr. Strange contains the spell and makes Peter leave.

    The corruption of the spell summoned Spiderman’s advisories from different universes who were aware of Spiderman’s identity. Peter traps the Sorcerer Supreme in the mirror realm in an attempt to steal the spell and bring back the villains’ sanity. Ned finds out that he can use the sling ring and tries to open a portal to Peter Parker. Instead, he opens a portal to two different universes. The Peter Parkers from their respective universes walk out of the portal. All three Spidermen team up and try to cure the villains before sending them back to their universes.

All Spider-Man Movies Box Office Collection

  • Spider-Man (2002) – $825 million
  • Spider-Man 2 (2004) – $789 million
  • Spider-Man 3 (2007) – $894.9 million
  • The Amazing Spiderman (2012) – $758 million
  • The Amazing Spiderman 2 (2014) – $709 million
  • Spiderman: Homecoming (2017) – $880.2 million
  • Spiderman: Far From Home (2019) – $1.132 billion
  • Spiderman: No way Home (2022) – $1.869 billion

Conclusion

Spiderman has been most of our favorite childhood superhero. Watching him beat down bad guys and swing across the city in a red and blue costume used to be so fascinating. With new adaptations and improved VFX, the movie industry has depicted how thrilling it can be to do those acrobatic moves. It is all you can ask of a superhero movie. Well-choreographed fight scenes, one-of-a-kind costume designs, and awesome plots. The by Uncle Ben’s famous quote – “With great powers comes great responsibility” has always been Peter’s motivation. No matter how many times he is beat down he will get back up because the only thing standing in between the people of New York and the menacing villains is the friendly neighbourhood Spiderman.

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