Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Spider-Man.The film is the first in the Spider-Man film series. The film was written by David Koepp, and directed by Sam Raimi. It stars Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst and Willem Dafoe.The film begins with Peter Parker, a high school student, being bitten by a genetically altered spider.After misusing his newly given abilities, which indirectly caused the death of his Uncle Ben, he becomesthe heroic Spider-Man. Peter hopes to win the heart of Mary Jane Watson, the girl he has loved since he was a boy,and battles the villainous Green Goblin, who is the father of Peter's best friend, Harry Osborn.After being stuck in development hell for nearly 25 years, the film was released on May 3, 2002 to good reviews from critics, went on to break box office records, and became the highest grossing film of 2002. Spider-Man 2 Set two years after the original, Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) finds managing both his personal life and duties as the superhero Spider-Man increasingly difficult, and decides to give up. He must return to his duties though, when Dr. Otto Octavius (Alfred Molina) turns insane following a failed experiment and the death of his wife.Using his mechanical tentacles, Octavius is dubbed "Doctor Octopus" and threatens to endanger the lives of the people of New York City and Peter's loved ones.Spider-Man 3 - The film begins with Peter Parker basking in his success as Spider-Man, while Mary Jane Watson begins her Broadway career.Harry Osborn still seeks vengeance for his father's death, and an escaped convict, Flint Marko, falls into a particleaccelerator and is transformed into a shape-shifting sand manipulator. An alien symbiote crashes to Earth and bonds with Peter, influencing his behavior for the worse. When the symbiote is abandoned, it finds refuge in Eddie Brock Jr.,a rival photographer, causing Peter to face his greatest challenge.