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-->''I will not die a monster!''

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-->''I ->''I will not die a monster!''


** One goes to the little girl for cheerfully pulling Peter to safety when he's briefly trapped.

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** One goes to the little girl for cheerfully pulling Peter to safety when he's briefly trapped.


** And it damn well earned it with Doc Ock's signature tentacles. They're a brilliant mix of practical puppetry and well-aged CGI that make ''every single moment'' they appear onscreen a dieselpunk wet dream. Tellingly, all subsequent adaptations of Otto have modeled the arms after these in some way. Raimi and the crew even included more delicate motions like the upper right claw removing Octavius' glasses to show off the effect.

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** And it damn well earned it with Doc Ock's signature tentacles. They're a brilliant mix of practical puppetry and well-aged CGI that make ''every single moment'' they appear onscreen a dieselpunk wet dream. Tellingly, all subsequent adaptations of Otto have modeled the arms after these in some way. Raimi and the crew even included more delicate motions like the upper right claw removing Octavius' glasses to show off the effect.effect.
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-->''I will not die a monster!''

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** Additionally, when Peter goes back to retrieve his suit from the Daily Bugle, we see J. Jonah Jameson [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness admitting]], for the first and only time, that Spider-Man was indeed a hero and that he couldn't see it... until he looks back and realizes that Spidey took the costume from the wall, causing Jameson to revert back to his old Spider-Man hating ways, culminating in a SkywardScream "I want Spider-Man!" which transitions to a spinning Daily Bugle issue announcing "HE'S BACK!" and Spider-Man swinging through the paper. It's as if the natural order is restored with Spider-Man's triumphant return.


** But the most awesome moment comes when Ock recaptures Aunt May. As Spider-Man prepares to launch himself at Ock to save her, the mad doctor prepares a sneak attack with a tentacle. Aunt May sees this, utters a PreAsskickingOneLiner for the ages--"''Shame'' on you"--and ''wallops Doc Ock's head with her umbrella'' with enough force to shatter his glasses, send him reeling, and save Spider-Man himself. NeverMessWithGranny incarnate! She had the theater crowd cheering.
** Dr. Octopus later turns this scene into a villainous Moment of Awesome when Mary Jane attempts the same kind of sneak attack at the film's climax... and Ock disarms her without even turning around. [[TaughtByExperience Doc Ock is a genius, and he learns from his mistakes.]]

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** But the most awesome moment comes when Ock recaptures Aunt May. As Spider-Man prepares to launch himself at Ock to save her, the mad doctor prepares a sneak attack with a tentacle. Aunt May sees this, utters a PreAsskickingOneLiner for the ages--"''Shame'' ages -- "''Shame'' on you"--and you" -- and ''wallops Doc Ock's head with her umbrella'' with enough force to shatter his glasses, send him reeling, and save Spider-Man himself. NeverMessWithGranny incarnate! She had the theater crowd cheering.
indeed!
** Dr. Octopus later turns this scene into a villainous Moment of Awesome when Mary Jane attempts the same kind of sneak attack at the film's climax... and Ock disarms her [[OffhandBackhand without even turning around.around]]. [[TaughtByExperience Doc Ock is a genius, and he learns from his mistakes.]]


** To really add emphasis to this, throughout the movie Peter's been struggling with his powers to the point that he can't even leap buildings, crawl walls, or ''bust a door down'' without straining himself. Even inspirational words from Aunt May weren't enough to get him out of his aimless funk despite managing to turn his life around with his TenMinuteRetirement. But the moment he realizes Mary Jane was kidnapped by Octavius, all the rubble that would've killed a regular Peter is '''burst apart with a single fist''' before he practically leaps out with a wicked look of determination in his eyes. He found his reason to fight, and it restored him to full strength in ''seconds''.

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** To really add emphasis to this, throughout the movie Peter's been struggling with his powers to the point that he can't even leap buildings, buildings anymore, crawl walls, walls before dropping off like a rock, or ''bust a door down'' without straining himself.hurting himself in the process. Even inspirational words from Aunt May weren't enough to get him out of his aimless funk despite managing to turn his life around with his TenMinuteRetirement. But the moment he realizes Mary Jane was kidnapped by Octavius, all the rubble that would've killed a regular Peter is '''burst apart with a single fist''' before he practically leaps out with a wicked look of determination in his eyes. He found his reason to fight, and it restored him to full strength in ''seconds''.

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** To really add emphasis to this, throughout the movie Peter's been struggling with his powers to the point that he can't even leap buildings, crawl walls, or ''bust a door down'' without straining himself. Even inspirational words from Aunt May weren't enough to get him out of his aimless funk despite managing to turn his life around with his TenMinuteRetirement. But the moment he realizes Mary Jane was kidnapped by Octavius, all the rubble that would've killed a regular Peter is '''burst apart with a single fist''' before he practically leaps out with a wicked look of determination in his eyes. He found his reason to fight, and it restored him to full strength in ''seconds''.


* [[RedemptionEqualsDeath "I WILL NOT DIE A MONSTER!"]]

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* [[RedemptionEqualsDeath "I WILL NOT DIE A MONSTER!"]]MONSTER!"]]. Leading up to this, Octopus forcefully reclaiming control of his mechanical arms with a nearly superhuman level of effort. Alfred Molina's delivery of Ock's anguished "Listen to me NOW!" is enough to move anyone.


* "Shame on you." You just know Doc Ock's in for it when Aunt May shows disgust towards underhanded sneak attacks... in more ways than one. Aunt May's Moment of Awesome was smacking Doc Ock's head with her umbrella handle, temporarily distracting him ''and'' breaking his sunglasses, while both are at least two dozen stories high (300 feet up at least). She had the theater crowd cheering.
** Another awesome moment for Ock is when Mary Jane attempts the same thing at the film's climax... and Ock disarms her without even turning around. [[TaughtByExperience Doc Ock is a genius, and he learns from his mistakes.]]

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* "Shame on you." You just know During a bank robbery, Doc Ock's in for it Ock takes Aunt May as a [[DistressedDamsel hostage]] and scales the side of a building with her. This leads to quite a few awesome moments:
** First,
when Aunt May shows disgust towards underhanded is sent flying through the air, she manages to use her umbrella to latch onto an angel statue and keep herself from falling. That she kept her cool enough to do so while at least twenty stories up is incredible.
** In a behind-the-scenes moment, Rosemary Harris, who was 70 at the time of filming, saw her stunt double doing the act and decided that she wanted to try it herself. Yes, you read that right--Harris did her own stunts. Rumor has it that, after finishing the initial take, her first words were a giddy "Let's do it again!"
** But the most awesome moment comes when Ock recaptures Aunt May. As Spider-Man prepares to launch himself at Ock to save her, the mad doctor prepares a
sneak attacks... in more ways than one. attack with a tentacle. Aunt May's Moment of Awesome was smacking May sees this, utters a PreAsskickingOneLiner for the ages--"''Shame'' on you"--and ''wallops Doc Ock's head with her umbrella handle, temporarily distracting umbrella'' with enough force to shatter his glasses, send him ''and'' breaking his sunglasses, while both are at least two dozen stories high (300 feet up at least). reeling, and save Spider-Man himself. NeverMessWithGranny incarnate! She had the theater crowd cheering.
** Another awesome moment for Ock is Dr. Octopus later turns this scene into a villainous Moment of Awesome when Mary Jane attempts the same thing kind of sneak attack at the film's climax... and Ock disarms her without even turning around. [[TaughtByExperience Doc Ock is a genius, and he learns from his mistakes.]]



** As sketchy as standing up John Jameson at the alter was, almost everything MJ says to Peter in the last scene is awesome. Particularly when she touches his face and says "Isn't it about time somebody saved ''your'' life?"

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** As sketchy as standing up John Jameson at the alter altar was, almost everything MJ says to Peter in the last scene is awesome. Particularly when she touches his face and says "Isn't it about time somebody saved ''your'' life?"


* The ''entire'' train sequence. And just about anything involving Doctor Octopus.

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* The ''entire'' train sequence.battle. And just about anything involving Doctor Octopus.


----> '''Passenger''': He's... just a ''kid!'' No older than my son!

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----> '''Passenger''': ---->'''Passenger:''' He's... just a ''kid!'' No older than my son!


*** Like Doc Ock learning from his mistake mentioned above, Spidey also shows off his quick-thinking when his first attempt to stop the impending train crash fails. To elaborate, he rather reasonably tries to anchor himself and the train against the nearby buildings and shoots out a web to either side, but the train is moving too fast; it's worth noting that this also shows off just how strong the all-natural, genetic-engineering-based webbing is in this continuity, since the webbing doesn't give way, the ''buildings'' do, with chunks of the facade being ripped away. Spider-Man stops his own fall by catching himself ''horizontally'' against the front of the train, using only his feet, and the nearest passenger sarcastically asks if he has any other ideas. The answer is ultimately "Yes and no," because the problem wasn't anchoring against the buildings, it was only doing the bare minimum. And so Spidey tries again, this sending out ''dozens'' of webshots and latching on to everything he can. Peter's a smart kid, he'd know that the original idea works but there was just too much stress on the two individual points, so using ''tons'' of them solves the problem. In moments, Spider-Man is putting so much force between himself and the train that it dents the metal on the front of the train, bringing it to a stop inches before it would've crashed.

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*** Like Doc Ock learning from his mistake mentioned above, Spidey also shows off his quick-thinking when his first attempt to stop the impending train crash fails. To elaborate, he rather reasonably tries to anchor himself and the train against the nearby buildings and shoots out a web to either side, but the train is moving too fast; it's worth noting that this also shows off just how strong fast (yet as a testament to the all-natural, genetic-engineering-based webbing is in this continuity, since the webbing doesn't strength of his webbing, they don't give way, way; chunks of the ''buildings'' do, with chunks of the facade being ripped away.do). Spider-Man stops his own fall by catching himself ''horizontally'' against the front of the train, using only his feet, and the nearest passenger sarcastically asks if he has any other ideas. The answer is ultimately "Yes and no," because the problem wasn't anchoring against the buildings, it was only doing the bare minimum. And so Spidey tries again, this time sending out ''dozens'' of webshots and latching on to everything he can. Peter's a smart kid, he'd know that the original idea works but there was just too much stress on the two individual points, so using ''tons'' of them solves the problem. In moments, Spider-Man is putting so much force between himself and the train that it dents the metal on the front of the train, bringing it to a stop inches before it would've crashed.



*** Made more awesome by that one guy's shocked reaction, realising the sort of person who routinely risks his life to save them.
---> '''Passenger''': He's... just a ''kid!'' No older than my son!

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*** Made more awesome by that one guy's shocked reaction, realising realizing the sort of person who routinely risks his life to save them.
---> ----> '''Passenger''': He's... just a ''kid!'' No older than my son!


* "[[AC:HesBack]]"

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* "[[AC:HesBack]]""[[HesBack He's Back!]]"


** This sequence proves what [[Film/SpidermanHomecoming Tony Stark would say to the MCU Spider-Man: "If you're nothing without that suit, then you shouldn't have it."]] Peter didn't have his suit, or his powers, and yet he proves that at heart he ''is'' Spider-Man, bar none.

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** This sequence proves what [[Film/SpidermanHomecoming [[Film/SpiderManHomecoming Tony Stark would say to the MCU Spider-Man: "If you're nothing without that suit, then you shouldn't have it."]] Peter didn't have his suit, or his powers, and yet he proves that at heart he ''is'' Spider-Man, bar none.

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*** Like Doc Ock learning from his mistake mentioned above, Spidey also shows off his quick-thinking when his first attempt to stop the impending train crash fails. To elaborate, he rather reasonably tries to anchor himself and the train against the nearby buildings and shoots out a web to either side, but the train is moving too fast; it's worth noting that this also shows off just how strong the all-natural, genetic-engineering-based webbing is in this continuity, since the webbing doesn't give way, the ''buildings'' do, with chunks of the facade being ripped away. Spider-Man stops his own fall by catching himself ''horizontally'' against the front of the train, using only his feet, and the nearest passenger sarcastically asks if he has any other ideas. The answer is ultimately "Yes and no," because the problem wasn't anchoring against the buildings, it was only doing the bare minimum. And so Spidey tries again, this sending out ''dozens'' of webshots and latching on to everything he can. Peter's a smart kid, he'd know that the original idea works but there was just too much stress on the two individual points, so using ''tons'' of them solves the problem. In moments, Spider-Man is putting so much force between himself and the train that it dents the metal on the front of the train, bringing it to a stop inches before it would've crashed.

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