18 Spectacular Details In “The Amazing Spider-Man” Movies

The devil is in the details.

mark webs the amazing Spider Man The movies were divisive, to say the least, but you have to prop up the filmmakers for their attention to detail.


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Both films put so many easter eggs and hidden details in their films that they effectively set up the grand cinematic universe that Sony tried to create. In recognition of what could have been, let’s take a look at 18 in great detail the amazing Spider Man Movies.

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Peter’s Ringtone

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This one is quite clear. In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter’s phone rings over and over again to the tune of the classic Spider-Man theme song from his show in the ’60s. Spider-Man filmmakers have always found a way to squeeze this iconic theme song into their movies, but it was a hilarious and clever way to use it in Garfield’s film.


rhino’s underwear


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Paul Giamatti’s Rhino really loves rhinos. So much so, that when Peter grabs and pants the boy at the start of the second movie, the audience can see that he has rhinos on his underwear. No wonder he decided to use a rhino-shaped mech suit at the end of the movie.


electro cake

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Before Max Dillon became Electro’s supervillain, he can be seen bringing a birthday cake from his fridge to his house. Electro fans will recognize the green and yellow frosting as a reference to the villain’s costume in the comics. Although audiences got to see his bright-blue design in the film instead, it’s a nice callback to his comic book origins.


wrestling ring


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On the first night of his hunt for Uncle Ben’s killer, Peter encounters a group of thugs and crashes into a roof. He falls into an empty wrestling ring, which is the origin of Spidey as a masked wrestler before becoming the crime fighter we all know and love. While the film deviates from the source material in terms of Peter’s origins, it’s still nice to see the filmmakers acknowledge his roots.


rear window the posters

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Alfred Hitchcock fans may recognize this rear window Poster hanging in Peter’s room. While it may seem like just a nice decoration, this classic film depicts much of Peter’s own journey to hunt down his uncle’s killer. The way Spider-Man looks down on the city from his perch and takes pictures of the criminals he follows is similar to the behavior of the protagonist in Hitchcock’s film.


don’t forget the eggs

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A trend in Garfield’s debut film is that his character kept forgetting to buy eggs for his Aunt May. Given his hectic life as Spider-Man, Peter forgets to raise the Lizards until after he defeats them at the end of the film. The joke continues with another email from May on Peter’s computer in the next film, titled, “Don’t forget to pick up the eggs!”



Dr. Kafkas

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While Electro is imprisoned and studying at the Ravencroft Institute, he meets Dr. Kafka, a conservative German scientist played by Martin Schokus. This minor movie character is actually very important in the comics, as Kafka was the one who founded Ravencroft and occasionally worked with Spider-Man. Kafka was also a woman in the comics, and the exact opposite of the mad scientist who tortured Electro for his experiments.

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Alistair Smithe

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Some of you must have been surprised to see Ryan The Office Appear as Electro’s boss. However, BJ Novak’s Alistair Smyth is an even bigger character than you might have realized. In the comics, Smyth develops a hatred for Spider-Man when his father, Spencer, dies after his attempts to hunt down the web-slinger with his army of robot Spider-Slayers. If the amazing Spider Man As the film series continued, audiences might have seen Smyth become the iconic villain and act as one of Spidey’s antagonists on screen.


time of death


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Gwen infamously met her end during Peter’s fight with Harry Osborne (Green Goblin), when she fell to his death inside a clock tower. But when his body hits the ground, the broken clock stops at 1:21. it really references the amazing Spider Man Issue #121, which was the death of Gwen Stacy.


Poison and Morbius References

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in a scene from The Amazing Spider-Man 2Harry Osborne is looking through his father’s secret files on his computer. The list of files shown on his computer screen has two titles, “Dr. Morbius Files” and “Venom Storage 7-U.” The film is explicitly referencing the two Spider-Man villains, Venom and Morbius, who currently have their own films in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe.


Black Cat

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Felicity Jones starred in the second film as Harry’s secretary, Felicia. While it may sound like a frivolous role, her character was actually Felicia Hardy, who would eventually become Black Cat. In the comics, she was a cat thief whose relationship with Spider-Man ended. This character’s appearance on the big screen is long overdue, and it’s a shame that she never got a chance to don her masked persona. Hopefully, viewers will get to see Jones again as Black Cat as the multiverse expands in the MCU.



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Time is an important topic that gets emphasized time and again The Amazing Spider-Man 2, because it’s meant to set up a sense of impending doom for its characters. This is especially the case with the heart-wrenching death of Gwen Stacy, which takes place inside a clock tower. The film also begins with the camera zooming out of the watch of Richard Parker, who dies minutes later.


Donald Glover poster

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In a blink-and-you-miss-it moment, you can see a poster of Donald Glover as Troy Barnes Community Hanging on the wall in Peter’s room. After wearing a Spider-Man shirt on the show, Glover famously petitioned to play Miles Morales.


J Jonah Jameson

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Unfortunately, fans can’t wait to see the legendary J.J. Jonah Jameson could not be seen in Mark Webb’s Spider-Man movies. However, there is a scene in the second film in which Peter sends a picture of Spider-Man to the owner of the Daily Bugle, with the camera showing two other emails sent to him by Jonah himself. Clearly, Peter started working at the Daily Bugle and has earned a living by sending his photos to Ultimate Spider-Hater.


Spider-Symbol on Peter’s Skateboard

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You really have to pay attention to this. In the first film, when Peter is sleeping on the subway, his powers begin to manifest. This change is indicated through several images flashing on-screen for only a few seconds. One of them even includes his Spider-Man emblem that appears on the back of his skateboard. It’s a clever way of foreshadowing Peter’s future as the iconic web-slinger.


The It’s Bitsy Spider

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In Sam Raimi’s first Spider-Man film, the Green Goblin pokes fun at the song “It’s Bitsy Spider” while battling a web-slinger. Electro did the same The Amazing Spider-Man 2 During his final fight, he beats Spidey around while flying around a power grid and setting the tone for the song.


gwen’s outfit

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Going back to Gwen Stacy’s death, it’s worth noting that the outfit she wears is exactly the same as the one she wore at the time of her death in the comics. The filmmakers were clearly obsessed with adapting “The Night Gwen Stacy Died.” While there were problems with the rest of the film, Peter’s fight with Harry and Gwen’s untimely death were both executed to cinematic perfection.


teasing sister six

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In an effort to capitalize on the trend of the cinematic universe the AvengersSony sowed its seeds the amazing Spider Man A whole new world of characters to kick off that will lead to a fight with Sister Six. This crossover is alluded to in the second film when Gustav Fiers (The Gentleman) walks down a hallway with weapons used by Spidey’s greatest villains, including Doctor Octopus’s trap and vulture wings. Even though there were many glaring issues in Mark Webb’s movies, it would have been amazing to see Spider-Man fighting all these villains on screen. at least we still got no way home,

Do you agree with this list? Was there any other hidden detail that I missed? Please let me know in the comment section below.


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