Spider-Man is 60 years old today, so in honor of that, we thought it would be worth ranking all Spider-Man from best to worst.
it was the biggest film of 2021 in terms of box office, but how come there is no way home as a standalone film? We rank all Spider-Man movies, from Tobey Maguire’s OG movies celebrating their 20th anniversary, to Into The Spider-Verse and beyond.
There are no rewards for guessing what’s last on our list, but scroll down to see where we’ve placed No Way Home in our rankings. Then decide if you will agree with us when you get a.
A strange parody of earlier, far better films about Sam Raimi Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3 has been heavily criticized for its release, and rightly so.
But the years have been kind to that, thanks in part to the reservoir of memes that evolved after it. No film – except perhaps The Lord of the Rings or the Star Wars prequel trilogy – is credited with as many GIFs and memes as Spider-Man 3. In this regard, re-watching is a new, unique experience. When he first appeared, he was bloated and weird. In 2021, it’s an incredible amount of fun.
– Mark Serrels
Where to watch it: Spider-Man 3 is available for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime Video. It is also available for streaming on Starz, which costs $ 8.99 per month after a one-week free trial.
I watched Venom on the first date and immediately fell asleep halfway through. In the middle of a noisy, crowded cinema. My apologies to the fans of the toothy symbiote.
– Steph Panecasio
Where to watch it: Venom is available for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime Video, or for streaming via FuboTV, which costs $ 64.99 per month.
9. Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
It is rare for a sequel to surpass the original, but Venom: Let There Be Carnage does so in all possible ways. For a mile it’s funnier, the plot has improved significantly and the whole story is much more compelling. In addition, this film actually completes the frame of the story of origin started in the first film, where our main character finally decided to be the “deadly protector” of the anti-hero Venom. If you liked the first film, you will also like this sequel. And if you weren’t completely sold out on the original Venom, chances are you’ll like this movie a lot more.
– Russell Holly
Where to watch it: Flight There Be Carnage opens on October 1 in the US, and arrives in British cinemas on October 15, while Australia has to wait until November 25.
8. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
All the work that The Amazing Spider-Man did to set Peter up as a rude Spider-Man who still had to come up with something in terms of his moral compass, in this sequel, collapsed on itself.
Peter became the most chatty and confident Spidey iteration, torn between dragging Gwen into his drama, renewing a friendship from a time when he was a barely conscious pre-teen (no wonder Harry was confused when Peter appeared on his doorstep) and exploding a poor man with electricity . Certainly not to mention the increasingly embarrassing scenes with Aunt May.
Inflated and chaotic like Maguire’s Spider-Man 3. It will cause you nightmares about the Green Goblin and not for the right reasons.
– Jennifer Bisset
Where to watch it: Amazing Spider-Man 2 is available for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime Video.
7. Spider-Man: Away from Home (2019)
In the post-blip world, this Spider Man movie goes great back to the core of what I love about movies in general. The romance and awkwardness between Peter and MJ give this film a truly nostalgic feeling, even if the rest of the film is sometimes more flash than content.
The effects are impressive, the turnaround is good, and Jake Gyllenhaal is a charismatic addition to the franchise – but what we care about the most are Peter and his friends. Which is exactly what these films are thriving on! Yes, he swings and has crazy spider skills, but he is also a high school student with a crazy love affair with his best friend. See him deal with it also as a villain who controls the elements, hell-bent on destroying the world and grief over the death of his mentor? That’s why I’m here.
– Steph Panecasio
Where to watch to: Spider-Man: Far From Home is available for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime Video, and is also available for streaming via FuboTV, which costs $ 64.99 per month.
6. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
I’m here to tell you that the tail of this film is like a pretty mediocre film, well, just somewhat honest.
Appropriately named Marc Webb, who directed (500) Days of Summer, he made the entire first third of this film feel like a small independent film. Peter stares at Gwen from the other side of the classroom. ‘Til Kingdom Come, originally wrote Coldplay to perform with Johnny Cash, playing over the skateboard scene.
Then there are Peter’s Spider-Man movements, which actually reflect the movements of skateboards, as well as more like a spider than his colleagues. Andrew Garfield’s stuttering, jazz hands and general sympathetic weirdness. Surprisingly sexy nude scene.
Some parts of this film are the rule. Only if it is comedy he was not so creepy and forced. If only there weren’t so many depressing deaths. Garfield is underrated and I’m glad he got another chance through the Marvel Cinematic Multiverse.
– Jennifer Bisset
Where to watch it: Amazing Spider-Man is available for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime Video, and is also available for streaming on Starz, which costs $ 8.99 per month.
As someone who is mortally afraid of spiders, I endured watching this for the longest time, but despite some moments in which arachnophobia dragged me into its fangs, it is worth a look. From the extremely theatrical portrayal of the Green Goblin to some really touching moments (Uncle Bene, I’m looking at you), the whole thing was a ride from start to finish.
Of course, when I look back, I am now terrified of some memes, but that is a really great starting point with impressive action and the right amount of funny for a superhero movie. Sam Raimi balanced the stupid with the serious – something that modern superhero movies should draw inspiration from. It’s not all festive faces and punching! All in all, it pays off just because of the performances of JK Simmons and Willem Dafoe.
– Steph Panecasio
Where to watch it: Spider-Man is available for rent or purchase from Amazon Prime Video, and is also available for streaming on Starz, which costs $ 8.99 per month.
4. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
It’s hard to be excited about another restart. But when Spider-Man Homecoming appeared, bringing Spider-Man to the MCU, it was clear that this one would be worth it. Bypassing the well-worn story of the character’s origins, the franchise gained a new feel that better served Peter Parker’s development and provided a firmer foundation for the sequel.
Peter, MJ, Ned and the rest of the team were created for compelling high school students – unusual and still new to the world. And as much as anxiety is built into Spider-Man’s DNA along with those spiders, Tom Holland has delivered a lighter, almost irritatingly lively Peter Parker, like an energetic little brother you can’t help but love.
– Erin Carson
Where to watch to: Spider-Man: Homecoming is available for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime Video, and is also available for streaming via FuboTV, which costs $ 64.99 per month.
3. Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
And here it is. After all the commercials, the record-breaking trailer, the rumor about the returning villains – Spider-Man: No Way Home is not at the top of this list, but let’s just say it’s great, super satisfying. Essentially the culmination of two decades of Spider-Man films, it manages to serve fans, merge an extremely clean plot (unless you pay attention and know nothing about Spider-Man at all) and elevate Peter Parker from Tom Holland to mature, interesting, a complex territory worthy of being seen as the next Tony Stark. Oh, and it has its own version of Spider-Man that points to the Spider-Man meme. The winner.
– Jennifer Bisset
Pizza time. The second Spidey adventure with live action uses the momentum created in the first film and sends Peter Parker on an incredible journey that fits nicely into the classic story of the Spider-Man No More comic.
He can also boast of the villainous killer in Alfred Molina’s Octopus Doctor. The scene in the operating room is a classic of Sam Raimi and remains extremely terrifying years later. His battle with Spidey on the train is also a visual joy – I felt that No Way Home is on the winner that brings him back.
The related video game was also great. He noted the joy of surfing the Internet in Manhattan to a degree that was not equal to the 2018 PS4 game.
– Sean Keane
Where to watch it: Spider-Man 2 is available for rent on Amazon Prime Video, and is also available for streaming on Starz, which costs $ 8.99 per month.
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1. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Into the Spider-Verse is so good, we have two entries about it.
Into the Spider-Verse is not only the best Spider-Man movie ever made, it’s the best superhero movie ever made, period.
Fast fire rhythm, visual flourishing, solid script, perfect characterization. Into The Spider-Verse bypasses the tropics and creates a world so dense with details that it rewards multiple times, multiple views. It is unforgettable on the tenth view as well as on the first. The perfect movie.
– Mark Serrels
Mark Serrels is absolutely right. With that in mind, Into the Spider-Verse is much more than the best superhero movie – it’s an animated film that experiments with visual aesthetics, variable frame rates and revolutionary techniques to show us something completely different from any other part of feature animation. on the market. This Spider-Man saves us from the mediocrity of another animated film.
It doesn’t hurt that this is the only Spider-Man film brave enough to allow Peter Parker to grow up and move on. Miles Morales forever.
– Sean Buckley
Where to watch it: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is available for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime Video.
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