The most “classic” Spider-Man on the big screen
As we just told you, if you thought that the first film that was published about this Marvel superhero was the one published in 2002, you are very wrong.
Specifically, there are three feature films that were starred by this arachnid before the first Tobey Maguire film that most of us know. So get ready to discover the Spider-Man “trilogy” you never saw.
The Amazing Spider-Man (1977)
In 1977 the first feature film starring Spider-Man was released in The Amazing Spider-Man. A film that acted as a pilot chapter of the television series that would be released next year feels.
In it we met Peter Parker for the first time, who in this case would face a mysterious enemy that controlled the minds of the most powerful people in the city. This would have to be done thanks to the powers that had been transferred to him by the bite of a radioactive spider. That is, the basis of the story that we already know but several years before.
Spiderman 2: Spider-Man in Action (1978)
The second feature film, which was named after Spiderman 2: Spider-Man in action, arrived a year later in 1978. Here some students stole plutonium with the mere objective of becoming popular by posing as terrorists who wanted to build a bomb. However, a villain discovers it and steals their plutonium to make a plan to blow up New York a reality. Spider-Man will have to current to try to prevent this from happening.
Spiderman 3: Defiance Of The Dragon (1979)
Finally, we have Spiderman 3: Defiance Of The Dragon, which was released in 1979. The story begins with Min Lo Chan, Minister of Industrial Development of the People’s Republic of China, asking Jonah Jameson for help in finding evidence to absolve him of a crime he did not commit. In this plan they end up involving Spider-Man (Peter Parker) who will have to travel to Hong Kong to solve everything.
The most popular Spider-Man movies
Now, we are going with a compilation with the best known Spider-Man films that have been published. If you haven’t seen any of them, here’s a little sneak peek.
That first movie that surely we all know about Spider-Man is Spider-man, released in 2002 and starring Tobey Maguire. Peter Parker lives with his uncles who, after the death of his parents, raised him as their own son. One day visiting a laboratory, a radioactive spider killed Peter, giving him all his arachnid powers. Thus he becomes Spider-Man, having to fight against all the dangers of New York and, specifically, against one of his nemesis: the Green Goblin.
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
The second installment of this trilogy arrived in 2004 with the name Spider-man 2. Once again starring actor Tobey Maguire. After choosing the responsibility of being Spider-Man instead of love. However, the relationship with his friends and acquaintances is in danger again with the appearance of a new enemy: the Doctor Octopus.
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Actor Tobey Maguire starred in the last part of his trilogy with Spider-man 3 in 2007. Here we see a more mature Peter Parker who seems to have already managed to stabilize the duality between his “normal” life and that of a superhero. Although, inadvertently, his suit is invaded by a symbiote arriving from space and returning to his completely black suit. In addition, it makes him change his personality to someone darker, cheeky and aggressive.
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Until 2012 we had to wait to see Spider-Man on the big screen again with the delivery of The Amazing Spider-Man. In this case, Andrew Garfield played Peter Parker, but here he was an adolescent, younger person. His parents also passed away years ago and Peter tries to figure out who he is until he finds a thread to pull. A secret that his father kept and that will lead him to be, again, the companion and neighbor Spider-Man. At that time he will have to fight his enemy, Lizard.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2: The Power of Electro (2014)
Andrew Garfield also brought Spider-Man to life in The Amazing Spider-Man 2: The Power of Electro released in 2014. Peter tries to fulfill the promise he made to Gwen’s father to keep her safe, but it is simply something that his love for her does not allow him to fulfill. Both will be in danger again when Electro, a new villain in this story, appears. In turn, Harry Osborn also makes an appearance as the Green Goblin.
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
The first time we saw Tom Holland incarnate Spider-Man was not in 2017 with the delivery of Spider-Man: HomecomingInstead, he was featured in the Avengers movies as a “new Spider-Man” younger than ever.
After what he experienced in the different installments of the third phase of the MCU, Peter returns home to his Aunt May. However, he now has Tony Stark as a mentor, who will help him continue his path as a superhero. Although this boy tries to live a normal life as a teenager, the appearance of a new villain named Vulture will make Spider-Man have to make an appearance.
Spider-Man: A New Universe (2018)
On Spider-Man: A New Universe there was a little “break” with the installments of the last trilogy of this superhero. Marvel decided to see the light of an animated film about Spider-Man seen from a different universe: that of Miles Morales. Peter Parker has died in this world, yet Kingpin manages to bring another Spider-Man from a parallel universe to teach Miles everything he needs to become Spider-Man. Finally, 4 versions of Spider-Man end up in the same universe by mistake and will have to try to return to their place of origin before reality collapses with everything.
Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
The latest installment of this Marvel superhero, which was published in 2019, is Spider-Man: Far From Home whose main actor is still Tom Holland. Trying to forget a bit about his duties as a vigilante in New York, Peter goes on a trip to Europe. Although, against Parker’s will, Nick Fury requests his help to fight against creatures that threaten this very continent. However, although he believes he has been helped by a new super that makes an appearance (Mysterio), maybe the whole story of a twist that no one expected.
Spiderman’s new adventure is coming
As we imagine that you already know if you are a fan of this superhero, a new Marvel adventure with Spider-Man as the protagonist is yet to come. Is about Spider-Man: No Way Home which will be released in theaters around the world on December 17 of this same 2021.
We don’t know too much about this new installment beyond what we can see in the official teaser. This is the sequel to Spider-Man: Far From Home whose character is played again by Tom Holland. We will also see again Doctor Strange and some villains like him Doctor Octopus or the return of Green Goblin.