The Amazing Spider-Man Movie

The Untold Story

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Who's Involved:

Matt Tolmach, Emma Stone, Avi Arad, Sally Field, Andrew Garfield, Martin Sheen, Julianne Nicholson, Marc Webb, Denis Leary, Irrfan Khan, Campbell Scott, Laura Ziskin, Rhys Ifans, James Vanderbilt, Chris Zylka, Annie Parisse, Alvin Sargent

Release Date:

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 (Nationwide)

sequences of action and violence

Runtime: 2 hrs, 16 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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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Who stars in The Amazing Spider-Man: Cast List

... Peter Parker / Spider-Man

"Mainstream" , "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"  

... Gwen Stacy

"Cruella" , "Easy A"  

... Dr. Curt Connors / The Lizard

"The King's Man" , "Alice Through the Looking Glass"  

... Uncle Ben

"12 Mighty Orphans" , "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"  

... Aunt May

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" , "Forrest Gump"  

... George Stacy

"Ice Age: Continental Drift" , "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs"  

... Richard Parker

"Loverboy" , "Music and Lyrics"  

... Van Atter

"Jurassic World" , "Inferno"  

... Ms. Atter

"One for the Money" , "Price Check"  

... Mary Parker

"Black Mass" , "Togo"  

... Flash Thompson

"Piranha 3DD" , "Freaks of Nature"  

... Norman Osborn

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" , "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2"  

Who's making The Amazing Spider-Man: Crew List

A look at the The Amazing Spider-Man behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Marc Webb last directed The Only Living Boy in New York and Gifted. The film's writer James Vanderbilt last wrote Murder Mystery and Solace.


Marc Webb


Avi Arad
Matt Tolmach
Laura Ziskin

Production: What we know about The Amazing Spider-Man?

Filming Timeline

  1. May 2012: The film was in Completed status.
  2. November 2011: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. December 2010: The film was in Production status.
  4. October 2010: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  5. January 2010: The film was in Development status.

The Amazing Spider-Man Release Date: When was the film released?

The Amazing Spider-Man was released in 2012 on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 (Nationwide release).

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Friday, November 9, 2012

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Q&A Asked about The Amazing Spider-Man

Dec. 18, 2011
Who will be the main villain?
Feb. 25, 2012 Dr. Curt Connors, played by Rhys Ifans, who becomes The Lizard.

Dec. 24, 2011
Why was Spider-Man 4, 5, and 6 shutdown?
Feb. 25, 2012 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.
Jan. 4, 2012
Why is Tobey Maguire not Spider-Man?
Feb. 25, 2012 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.

Dec. 24, 2011
Is there going to be another Spider-Man after this?
Feb. 25, 2012 Yes, information is available on the profile page.

Feb. 1, 2012
Is it in 3D?
Feb. 25, 2012 Yes, the entire movie was shot in 3D. It is also available in 2D in select theaters.
Mar. 28, 2012
Is Spider-Man going to be included in The Avengers?
Mar. 28, 2012 No, likely due to a variety of rights issues between competing studios, Spider-Man will not appear in The Avengers movie.
Jan. 6, 2012
Where is Mary Jane?
Feb. 25, 2012
Why did Sony reboot Spider-Man? They could have kept the stories matching together.
Dec. 19, 2011
Is Maximum Carnage in the movie?
Feb. 5, 2012
Does the movie have venom in it?
Feb. 7, 2012
What was the budget?

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