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theSpider Man: has finally revealed some of what we can expect from the highly anticipated third Tom Holland Spider-Man movie this Christmas.
And it turns out what we can expect istake their first steps into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Villains like Doctor Octopus, Green Goblin, Electro, and maybe, just maybe, three more to round out the Let’s-kill Spider-Man club called Sinister Six.
With all this weird intrigue in the mix, you might be tempted to re-watch some of the older Spider-Man films these villains are from. Movies featuring Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield’s iterations of the friendly neighborhood web slinger. And who knows, maybe we’ll see these guys thanks to him. swing into the MCU.
What better way to start a replay than delving into the best of Sony’s Spider-Man universe? Follow this up with the best of Holland’s excellent Marvel Studios co-produced supplements.
All the Sony Marvel Spider-Man movies are listed here, from best to worst.
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Spider-Man movies ranked worst to best
9. Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Spider-Man 3, a strange parody of the earlier, far better Sam Raimi Spider-Man films, was heavily criticized when it was released, and rightly so.
But the years have done well, thanks in part to the reservoir of memes that has evolved in its episode. No movie – except maybe Lord of the Rings or the Star Wars prequel trilogy – has been responsible for as many GIFs and memes as Spider-Man 3. In that regard, seeing it again is a new and unique experience. It was bloated and weird when it came out, it’s a lot of fun in 2021.
– Mark Serrels
8. Poison (2018)
I saw Venom on a first date and fell asleep halfway through immediately. In the middle of a noisy, crowded cinema. I apologize to the fans of the toothy symbiote.
– Steph Panecasio
7. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
All of the work The Amazing Spider-Man did to put Peter up as a rough-hewn Spider-Man who had some work to do with his moral compass collapsed in this sequel.
Peter became the most talkative and confident Spidey iteration, torn between dragging Gwen into his drama, resurrecting friendships from his barely conscious teenage days (no wonder Harry was confused when Peter showed up on his doorstep) And blow up a poor man with electricity Let’s definitely not mention the increasingly embarrassing scenes with Aunt May.
As bloated and chaotic as Maguire’s Spider-Man 3. It will give you nightmares about the Green Goblin, and not for the right reasons.
– Jennifer Bisset
6.Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
In a post-blip world, this Spider-Man flick does a great job of getting back to the core of what I love about the films in general. The romance and awkwardness between Peter and MJ gives this film a really nostalgic feel, even if the rest of the film is more lightning than substance at times.
The effects are impressive, the twist is okay, and Jake Gyllenhaal is a charismatic addition to the franchise – but what matters most to us is Peter and his friends. And that’s exactly what these films live on! Yes, he swings and has crazy spider skills, but he’s also a high school kid who’s crazy about his best friend. To see how he deals with it, as well as an element controlling villain who is dying to destroy the world and the grief over the death of his mentor? That’s what I’m here for.
– Steph Panecasio
5. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
I’m here to tell you that this film’s reputation for being a pretty mediocre film – well, it’s only reasonably fair.
Aptly named Marc Webb, who directed (500) Days of Summer, made the entire first third of this film look like a small independent film. Peter stared at Gwen from across the classroom. ‘Til Kingdom Come, originally written by Coldplay to be played with Johnny Cash, is set above the skateboarding scene.
And then there are Peter’s Spider-Man movements, which actually mirror skateboarding movements and are more spider-like than his counterparts. Andrew Garfield’s stuttering, jazz hands, and generally lovable craziness. The surprisingly sexy scene with a bare chest.
Some parts of this movie rule. If only his comedy wasn’t so pathetic and forced. If only there weren’t so many depressing deaths. Garfield is underrated and I hope he gets another chance via the multiverse in Marvel Studios Spider-Man 3.
– Jennifer Bisset
4. Spider-Man (2002)
As someone scared to death of spiders, I’ve put up with this for a long time, but despite a few moments where arachnophobia has invaded me, it’s well worth watching. From the overwhelmingly theatrical portrayal of Green Goblin to some really moving moments (Uncle Ben, I’m looking at you), it was a ride from start to finish.
Sure, looking back now, I shudder at some of the memes, but it’s a really great place to start, with some formidable action and just the right amount of ridiculousness for a superhero movie. Sam Raimi balanced the stupid with the serious – something more modern superhero films should be inspired by. It’s not just serious faces and blows! All in all, it’s worth it just for the performances of JK Simmons and Willem Dafoe.
– Steph Panecasio
3. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
It’s hard to look forward to another restart. But when Spider-Man Homecoming came and brought Spider-Man into the MCU, it was clear this one would be worth it. Bypassing the character’s worn-out origin story gave the franchise a fresh feel that better served Peter Parker’s development and provided a more solid foundation for succession.
Peter, MJ, Ned, and the rest of the crew made for believable high school students – quirky and still new to the world. And as much as fear is built into Spider-Man’s DNA along with these Spidey bits, Tom Holland delivered a lighter, almost irritatingly lively Peter Parker, like the energetic little brother you can’t help but love.
– Erin Carson
2. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Pizza time. The second live-action Spidey adventure harnesses the dynamics of the first film and sends Peter Parker on an incredible journey that beautifully reflects the classic comic book story of Spider-Man No More.
It also features a killer villain in Alfred Molina’s Doctor Octopus. The scene in the operating room is classic Sam Raimi and 17 years later it remains extremely cool. His battle with Spidey on the train is a visual delight too – No Way Home does this guy better justice.
The accompanying video game was also excellent; It has captured the joy of web swing through Manhattan to a degree that was not achieved until the 2018 PS4 game.
– Sean Keane
1. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
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Into the Spider-Verse is so good we got two entries in a nutshell.
Not only is Into the Spider-Verse the best Spider-Man movie of all time, it’s also the best superhero movie of all time.
The rapid rate of fire, the visual flourishes, the razor-sharp font, the perfect characterization. Into The Spider-Verse bypasses the tropics and creates a world that is so close to details that it rewards multiple, multiple viewing. It’s just as memorable on its tenth visit as it is on the first. A perfect movie.
– Mark Serrels
Mark Serrels is absolutely right. That being said, Into the Spider-Verse is so much more than just the best superhero movie – it’s an animated feature that experiments with visual aesthetics, variable frame rates, and groundbreaking techniques to bring us something completely different from all of the other feature animations on the Market. This Spider-Man saves us from the mediocrity of any other animated film by numbers.
It doesn’t hurt, either, that it’s the only Spider-Man movie brave enough to let Peter Parker grow up and move on. Miles Morales forever.
– Sean Buckley
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