-Peter Parker is a nerdy high school student going out with a popular student named Gwen Stacy. One day, he finds a suspicious briefcase that belonged to his father and starts investigating his parents disappearance. This leads him to Oscorp, a weapons and science facility and Dr. Curt Connors, who was the former partner of his father. As Spider-Man, he begins a collision course with Connor's alter go, The Lizard.
|He's actually a cuter Peter Parker than the other one!|
-Andrew Garfield: Peter Parker/Spider-Man
-Emma Stone: Gwen Stacy
-Rhys Ifans: Curt Connors/Lizard
-Denis Leary: Captain Stacy
-Martin Sheen: Uncle Ben
-Sally Field: Aunt May
Did You Know?
-This film marks the first time Dr. Curt Connors (Ifans) becomes The Lizard on screen
-First Spider-Man film not to feature Peter Parker's love interest Mary Jane
-When he first started wearing the costume, Andrew Garfield admitted to shedding tears for some reason
-When Spider-Man is swinging through the city, he yells "Hey, I'm swinging here!" This is a reference to the line uttered by Dustin Hoffman in Midnight Cowboy "Hey, I'm walking here!"
-Denis Leary's first live-action fim role in 10 years