director: Sam Raimi
title: Spider-Man (2002)
main cast: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe
remaining cast: Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Cliff Robertson, Rosemary Harris, J.K. Simmons, Joe Manganiello, Gerry Becker, Bill Nunn, Jack Betts, Stanley Anderson, Ron Perkins, Michael Papajohn, K.K. Dodds
plot summary: When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
company: Columbia Pictures
company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
company: Sony Pictures Releasing