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The Untold Story

Spider-Man Reboot Spider-Man 3D

In Movie Theaters:Tuesday, July 3, 2012   Nationwide   
On Blu-ray & DVD:Friday, November 9, 2012
Released; Now Available Buy or Rent Availability
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. . . Peter Parker / Spider-Man
. . . Gwen Stacy
. . . Dr. Curt Connors / The Lizard
. . . Uncle Ben
. . . Aunt May
. . . George Stacy
Companies: Sony Pictures & 4 more


for sequences of action and violence.
Runtime:2 hours, 16 minutes


The Amazing Spider-Man is the story of Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben (Martin Sheen) and Aunt May (Sally Field). Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), and together, they struggle with love, commitment, and secrets. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents’ disappearance – leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans), his father’s former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors’ alter-ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.

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Questions & Answers:

  • Who will be the main villain?
  • Dr. Curt Connors, played by Rhys Ifans, who becomes The Lizard.


  • Why was Spider-Man 4, 5, and 6 shutdown?
  • Previously, those movies were in development with Sam Raimi and Tobey Maguire. When Sony decided to reboot the franchise with a new cast, Movie Insider classified those movies as shutdown and created a new movie profile for The Amazing Spider-Man.
  • Why is Tobey Maguire not Spider-Man?
  • According to Deadline, Sam Raimi could not proceed with Spider-Man 4 and told Sony Pictures, "I can't make your date. I can't go forward creatively." After which, Sony decided to reboot Spider-Man.


  • Is there going to be another Spider-Man after this?
  • Yes, information is available on the profile page.


  • Is it in 3D?
  • Yes, the entire movie was shot in 3D. It is also available in 2D in select theaters.
  • Is Spider-Man going to be included in The Avengers?
  • No, likely due to a variety of rights issues between competing studios, Spider-Man will not appear in The Avengers movie.

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