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Spider-Man 2 2004

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(149) IMDb 7.3/10

Peter Parker is juggling the delicate balance of his dual life as college student and a superhuman crime fighter. Peter's life becomes even more complicated when he confronts a new nemesis, the brilliant Otto Octavius who has been reincarnated as the maniacal and multi-tentacled "Doc Ock.

Starring:
Daniel Gillies,Tobey Maguire
Runtime:
2 hours, 2 minutes

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Product Details

Genres Science Fiction, Action & Adventure
Director Sam Raimi
Starring Daniel Gillies, Tobey Maguire
Supporting actors Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco
Studio Sony Pictures International
BBFC rating Parental Guidance
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5 stars

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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Faye on 10 Oct. 2007
Format: DVD
Spider-man 2 was great but is it really worth buying the movie again for 8 minutes of new footage when you can easily watch it on youtube? For 5 pounds I'd say it is worth it. The new scenes are:

-Extended conversation with Peter and MJ in the backyard
-Extended part of Peter delivering the pizzas to that woman.
-Extended conversation between Peter and Otto Octavius
-Elevator sequence is different
-Doc Ock and Spidey crash into an office while fighting on the side of the building
-Scene with MJ and her friend, where MJ explains why she's marrying John
-Scene which shows Jonah Jameson trying on the Spider-Man suit
-Added stuff to the train fight like Ock holding Spidey down the side of the train, making him smack his head off sign posts.

There's more but those were just some examples. Spider-man 2 is a very good film and I would definitely get Spider-man 2.1. This used to be about 12 pounds and now it's only 5! Grab yourself a bargain.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Tim Bradley as Billy on 13 May 2014
Format: DVD
This movie is one of my fondest highlights during the summer of 2004.

I enjoyed the first 'Spider-Man' movie so much in Christmas 2002 that I just couldn't wait to see 'Spider-Man 2'. I couldn't wait to actually watch it in the cinemas when it came out in July 2004. I wanted to know what would happen to Peter as he continues being Spider-Man.

It was a period of two years I had to endure before going to the cinema to see Spidey on the big screen. Again this movie stars Tobey Maguire in the top role as Spider-Man, as well as Kirsten Dunst, James Franco and Alfred Molina playing the tentacle menace, Doc Ock.

The DVD of 'Spider-Man 2' is a 2-disc set. Disc 1 contains the movie and Disc 2 contains special features.

In the week leading up to 'Spider-Man 2', I was on a work experience placement in Cardiff at a computer shop. It was my first work experience, and it wasn't a pleasant and good one. I felt like Peter Parker who had to endure problems with work and life in general.

But I had the pleasure of listening to all the media coverage on the radio during my work placement. I got through that week and on the Saturday I went to see the movie at the cinema with my parents. I was really happy watching 'Spider-Man 2' and it's is a true masterpiece!

'Spider-Man 2''s story is based on the comic book issue #50 of the 'Amazing Spider-Man' series, bearing the title `Spider-Man, No More'. It's about Peter Parker giving up being Spider-Man as his life is crammed with his dual roles as a young man and a superhero.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By D. Mccaffrey on 30 April 2012
Format: DVD
...And still one of the best comic adaptations of all time.
Sam Raimi went all out for 2004s Spiderman 2 giving us a memorable villain, improved dialogue, action scenes yet to be topped(The train scene....Wow) and expert direction.
Very few sequels are this good, and even to this day Spiderman 2 is one of the finest Marvel movies ever.
Raimi is so much more confident and improves upon the first in almost every way, without ever pushing things too far, and using CGI much better this time round - to improve the film, never distract you from the film. A more than worthy sequel and the one to raise the bar for the genre.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Andrew Kerr TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 19 Nov. 2006
Format: DVD
"I am Spiderman no longer," claims Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) in Spiderman 2, the epic sequal to the block buster hit. This time Spiderman faces off against Dr Occ, while at the same time wrestling with himself trying to come to terms with the decisions he has made in life. Decisions that have pushed his loved ones further away. Especially his now debt ridden aunt who now lives alone, and his long time dream girl Mary Jane, who is heading down her own seperate and distant path attempting to survive live in the big city. Spiderman 2 is set two years after the first, and like the first it combines a solid plot, sound acting, and stunning special effects to deliver a truly amazing and specticular film. The plot develops slight slow, but I promise that when things really get going, you will be on the edge of your seat. The most memorible scene for me, is the showdown on the train towards the end. As with the first film there are some really intresting special features. In summary Spiderman 2 makes a great family film and would make a great addition to any dvd collection.
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58 of 68 people found the following review helpful By Jason Hart on 17 Oct. 2004
Format: DVD
Before Spider-Man was created in the early 60's, super heroes tended to be a step down from gods (and some actually WERE gods). They were powerful, morally upright, and unwaivering in their convictions. In other words, it was fun to follow their adventures, but they were a bit hard to relate to.
Stan Lee changed all of that when he created Spider-Man. He decided to make a hero who was an unpopular, nerdy kid who just happened to get stuck with powers he wasn't even sure he wanted. He had everyday problems like dealing with bullies, being uncomfortable around that cute girl he likes, and feeling left out in general. And who hasn't had experiences like these at some point in their life?
I've seen some great comic book adaptations that really got down to the core of a character (Batman), and I've seen movies that simply made me cringe and wonder how they could have been so far off the mark (Daredevil, anyone?). As far as capturing the true essence of it's title character, this movie tops them all.
In a lot of ways, this is THE Spider-Man story. This is Peter Parker's struggle to decide just who he is and what his resposibility is to the world, his family, and himself. And it's not an easy decision to make.
It's been beaten to death a bit by now, but it all boils down to what Uncle Ben told Peter: "With great power comes great responsibility." And Peter rages against this logic for the entire movie. Should he live for himself, enjoy his life, and ignore the powers he's been given? Or should he put the needs of others before his own, essentially sacrificing his personal happiness in lieu of the satisfaction and knowledge that he's made a difference in the world?
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