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Spider-Man 2

Year:
Duration:
127 min | USA:135 min (DVD extended cut)
Genres:
Action | Adventure
IMDB rate:
7.4
Director:
Sam Raimi
Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 18 wins & 43 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 2004-06-30
Filming Locations: Spring Street Towers - 650 S. Spring Street, Downtown, Los Angeles, California, USA
Earnings
Budget: $200,000,000
Opening Weekend: $115,817,364 (USA) (4 July 2004)
Gross: $373,585,825 (USA) (19 December 2004)
Cast
Actor
Character
Tobey Maguire
Tobey Maguire
Spider-Man 2
Elizabeth Banks
Elizabeth Banks
Spider-Man 2
Elya Baskin
Elya Baskin
Spider-Man 2
Joel McHale
Joel McHale
Spider-Man 2
J.K. Simmons
J.K. Simmons
Spider-Man 2
Kirsten Dunst
Mary Jane Watson
James Franco
Harry Osborn
Alfred Molina
Doc Ock
Rosemary Harris
May Parker
Donna Murphy
Rosalie Octavius
Daniel Gillies
John Jameson
Dylan Baker
Dr. Curt Connors
Bill Nunn
Joseph 'Robbie' Robertson
Vanessa Ferlito
Louise
Aasif Mandvi
Mr. Aziz
Willem Dafoe
Green Goblin
Cliff Robertson
Ben Parker
Ted Raimi
Hoffman
Bruce Campbell
Snooty Usher
Gregg Edelman
Dr. Davis
Mageina Tovah
Ursula
Daniel Dae Kim
Raymond
Hal Sparks
Elevator Passenger
Stan Lee
Man Dodging Debris
Kelly Connell
Dr. Isaacs
Brent Briscoe
Garbage Man
Emily Deschanel
Receptionist
Jason Fiore-Ortiz
Henry Jackson
Scott Spiegel
Man on Balcony
Andy Bale
OsCorp Executive (as Andrew Bale)
Christine Estabrook
Mrs. Jameson
Molly Cheek
Society Woman
John Paxton
Houseman
Joy Bryant
Woman at Web
Joanne Baron
Skeptical Scientist
Peter McRobbie
OsCorp Representative
Timothy Jerome
Injured Scientist (as Tim Jerome)
Taylor Gilbert
Mrs. Watson
Peter Vouras
Stage Manager
Donnell Rawlings
Pizza 'Heist' Witness
Zachry Rogers
Boy Saved by Spider-Man
Ella Rogers
Girl Saved by Spider-Man
Louis Lombardi
Poker Player
Marc John Jefferies
Amazed Kid
Roshon Fegan
Amazed Kid
Brendan Patrick Connor
Theater Traffic Cop (as Brendan Connor)
Reed Diamond
Algernon
Dan Callahan
'Jack'
Elyse Dinh
Violinist
John Landis
Doctor
Tim Storms
Chainsaw Doctor
Susie Park
Clawing Nurse
Tricia Peters
Screaming Nurse
Michael Edward Thomas
Man at Fire
Anne Betancourt
Woman at Fire
Venus Lam
Child in Burning Building
Bill E. Rogers
Fireman
Joe Virzi
Fireman
Tom Carey
Train Conductor
Jopaul Epp
Boy with Mask
Weston Epp
Boy with Mask
Peter Allas
Train Passenger
Brianna Brown
Train Passenger (as Brianna Lynn Brown)
Bill Calvert
Train Passenger (as William Calvert)
Tony Campisi
Train Passenger
Joey Diaz
Train Passenger (as Joey Coco Diaz)
Chloe Dykstra
Train Passenger
Simone Gordon
Train Passenger
Dan Hicks
Train Passenger (as Danny Hicks)
Savannah Pope
Train Passenger
Timothy Patrick Quill
Train Passenger
Rickey G. Williams
Train Passenger
Dakota Anderson
Mugger 1 (uncredited)
Michael Arthur
NYPD Officer (uncredited)
Damian Bailey
Extra (uncredited)
David Blanc
Street Walker (uncredited)
Frank Bonsangue
Pizza Man (uncredited)
David Boston
Pedestrian (uncredited)
Cindy Cheung
Chinese Daughter (uncredited)
Peter Cincotti
Piano Player in Planetarium (uncredited)
Christina R. Copeland
Chainsaw Nurse (unconfirmed) (uncredited)
Vince Cupone
Victim (uncredited)
Barbara Ann Davison
Woman with Dog (uncredited)
Calvin Dean
Boomer
Fabrizio Fante
Businessman (uncredited)
Phillip Gramm
NYPD Officer (uncredited)
Halla
Wedding Attendee (uncredited)
Mohammed Hassan
Middle Eastern Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Andre M. Johnson
Fireman 2 (uncredited)
Edward Johnson
Planetarium (uncredited)
Claudia Katz
Robbie's Assistant
Eileen Kovener
Street Walker (uncredited)
Phil LaMarr
Train Passenger (uncredited)
Frank Langley
Doc Ock Tentacle Puppeteer (uncredited)
Peyton List
Little Girl Playing on Steps (uncredited)
Spencer List
Little Boy Playing on Steps (uncredited)
Lorelei Llee
Bank Employee (uncredited)
Carina Mastrippolito
Girl (uncredited)
Troy Metcalf
Blue Collar Guy (uncredited)
Altara Michelle
Teenage Girl at the Bank (uncredited)
Ismael Moreno
Rescued Crosswalker (uncredited)
Joe Nelson
Extra (uncredited)
David Orris
Police Officer (uncredited)
Ronn Ozuk
Cop (uncredited)
Christopher Porto
Man Waiting For Train (uncredited)
Sam Raimi
University Student
Rachelle Roderick
Jane, Engineer
Scott Ross
Pedestrian (uncredited)
Bonnie Somerville
Screaming Woman (uncredited)
Doug Swander
Train Passenger (uncredited)
Angel Taormina
Female Onlooker on Street (uncredited)
John Thurner
EL Train Passenger (uncredited)
Wesley Volcy
Columbia University Student (uncredited)
Lou Volpe
Man at Web (uncredited)
Garrett Warren
Bearded Doctor (uncredited)
Jack Wetherall
Train Passenger (uncredited)
Ken Wharton
Uptight Businessman (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
Stan Lee originally filmed the cameo of the man who shouts: "Hey, Spider-Man stole that guy's pizza!" But because of problems with the shot it was re-filmed with another actor, and Lee was given a different (but heroic) cameo.
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Sam Raimi originally wanted the main stunt co-ordinator to be Siu-Tung Ching, who was uncredited on Spider-Man (2002). Sam couldn't hire him because he was working with Steven Seagal on Belly of the Beast (2003). To compensate, Sam hired Dion Lam (who was Ching's assistant on many of his Hong Kong movies).
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30 "nondescript" cars were purchased for use by the film's stunt drivers to wreck during action sequences. By the end of filming, all 30 had been destroyed.
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Goofs
When we first see the "Spider Man No More" newspaper, the normally red part of the costume appears green. In the next shot of the papers, the costume is red again.
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When Spider-Man saves Mary Jane and has her suspended in a web on the crane, the first shot shows her on the very edge of the right-hand side. In the following close-up shots you can see plenty of web to her right, making it look like she is in the center.
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In the train fight sequence, the train says Bay Ridge in the destination window on the front of the train. On real subway cars, there are no destination signs on the cab ends of the cars: only a letter or number rollsign or LED display is present. The only destination signs in the trains are on the sides of the cars. Historically, however, there has been New York City Subway rolling stock that has been equipped with end destination signs (like the Redbird trains used on the IRT until 2003, and the R32 and R38 cars prior to being retrofitted with flipdot signs in the 1990s). Despite this, no rolling stock has been built for the subway with blinker doors. All stock has been constructed with sliding doors. However, this is a fictional route created for the movie (see Trivia), and it might not necessarily be tied in with the real subway system.
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Quotes
Mary Jane Watson: [on the giant spider web] I think I always knew all this time who you really were.
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Peter Parker: These things have turned you into something you're not.
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Mary Jane Watson: [in Aunt May's backyard] I liked seeing you tonight, Peter.
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Faq
Q
In the finale would it be possible to drown Doctor Octopus' "sun" in the river?
A
In theory, the amount of heat and gravitational pull from a star, even one that size, would be enough to pull in and vaporize the water around it. We should have seen a very large column of steam rising out of the river, but it is a detail that was probably over looked or not even considered.
Q
How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
A
For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for Spider-Man 2 can be found here.
Q
How many different cuts of this movie are available?
A
Basically, there are three different cuts available throughout the world. First of all there is the well-known theatrical version (1) that has been altered prior to the British cinema release by Sony and unfortunately found its way to nearly all PAL-DVDs (2): One headbutt has been replaced with a normal punch. The US-DVD is uncut. You can find a detailed comparison with pictures here. Then, just in time for the theatrical release of Spider-Man 3 an Extended Cut (3) has been released to the home media market that runs approx. 8 minutes longer than the theatrical version. This extended version features several different kind of new scenes: story extensions, romance, action but in principle this extended version is only worth for the die-hard fan. A detailed comparison between the theatrical versiond and the Extended Cut can be found here. And by the way, the European versions of the Extended Cut are still altered in the same way as the theatrical version, thanks to the BBFC and Sony.
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Photos from cast
Tobey Maguire Elizabeth Banks Elya Baskin Joel McHale Jill Sayre J.K. Simmons Julia Max
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