14 Facts About Spider-Man 2


Spider-Man 2 is a 2004 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi and written by Alvin Sargent from a story by Alfred Gough, Miles Millar and Michael Chabon.

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Spider-Man 2 finds himself suffering temporary but recurring losses of his powers, often in life-threatening situations.

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Spider-Man 2 quits being Spider-Man, returns to his normal life, and unsuccessfully attempts to reconcile with Mary Jane.

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Spider-Man 2 tells Octavius to seek Peter, who Harry believes is friends with Spider-Man, but tells him to not harm Peter.

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Scott Spiegel portrays a man who attempts to eat some pizza Spider-Man 2 is delivering, only to have it webbed from his hands.

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Donnell Rawlings portrays the New Yorker who exclaims that Spider-Man 2 "stole that guy's pizzas" and Emily Deschanel portrays a receptionist.

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Spider-Man 2's draft had a younger Doc Ock, who becomes infatuated with Mary Jane.

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Spider-Man 2 felt that thematically the film had to explore Peter's conflict with his personal wants against his responsibility, exploring the positive and negatives of his chosen path, and how he ultimately decides that he can be happy as a heroic figure.

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Spider-Man 2 was a big fan of Marvel Comics and was excited to get the part.

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Spider-Man 2 was shot on over one hundred sets and locations, beginning with a pre-shoot on the Loop in Chicago during two days in November 2002.

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Spider-Man 2 became the quickest film to hit the $200 million mark, taking eight days to do so.

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Internationally, Spider-Man 2 opened in 28 territories and grossed $43 million in its first week.

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Spider-Man 2 has frequently been listed among rankings of the best superhero films.

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At the 77th Academy Awards, Spider-Man 2 won Best Visual Effects, and was nominated for Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing along with The Polar Express, but lost to Ray and The Incredibles, respectively.

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