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** The second film has twins Spencer and Creator/PeytonRList playing siblings (not stated if also twins) saved by Peter at the beginning. Creator/TobeyMaguire's half-brothers are also in the same film playing the two boys who give Peter back his mask after the iconic {{Trainstopping}} scene.

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** The second film has twins Spencer Creator/{{Spencer|List}} and Creator/PeytonRList playing siblings (not stated if also twins) saved by Peter at the beginning. Creator/TobeyMaguire's half-brothers are also in the same film film, playing the two boys who give Peter back his mask after the iconic {{Trainstopping}} scene.


* DevelopmentGag:
** The second film has a couple of playful jabs at Creator/TobeyMaguire's back problems, which nearly forced him to drop out. This includes the "I'm back, I'm back! ...My back, my back!" scene, and a FreezeFrameBonus Bugle headline claiming link between back pain and brain shrinkage. That headline is actually a lot more mean-spirited than it seems: Maguire's back problems were a point of contention on set, and it was generally assumed by most of the production staff that he was using his condition to avoid showing up on the set or working on days that he didn't feel like it (regardless of whether or not that was true). At one point, they even threatened to fire and replace him.
** Concepts for the cancelled fourth film are used for subsequent [[ContinuityReboot reboots]] and other adaptations, such as;
*** Dr. Connors turning into the Lizard and being the film's antagonist (used in ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan'').
*** [[ComicBook/BlackCat Felicia Hardy]] making an appearance (used in ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan2'').
*** A LoveInterest of Spidey from the comics being RelatedInTheAdaptation to the Vulture as his daughter (used in ''Film/SpiderManHomecoming'').
*** Peter and MJ having marital problems (used in ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManIntoTheSpiderVerse'').
*** [[ComicBook/{{Mysterio}} Quentin Beck]] making an appearance (used in ''Film/SpiderManFarFromHome'').



** The second film has twins Spencer and Creator/PeytonRList playing siblings (not stated if also twins) saved by Peter at the beginning. Creator/TobeyMaguire's half-brothers are also in the same film playing the two boys who give Peter back his mask.

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** The second film has twins Spencer and Creator/PeytonRList playing siblings (not stated if also twins) saved by Peter at the beginning. Creator/TobeyMaguire's half-brothers are also in the same film playing the two boys who give Peter back his mask.mask after the iconic {{Trainstopping}} scene.
* RefittedForSequel:
** Doctor Octopus was going to be a villain in the first film alongside The Green Goblin, but Creator/SamRaimi decided that one villain was enough, and saved him for ''2''.
** Footage of Harry Osborn cradling his father's body after the final fight scene of the original film was shot, but left unused until it was repurposed for a flashback Harry has in ''3''.


** The second film has twins Spencer and Creator/PeytonRList playing siblings (not stated if also twins) saved by Peter at the beginning.

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** The second film has twins Spencer and Creator/PeytonRList playing siblings (not stated if also twins) saved by Peter at the beginning. Creator/TobeyMaguire's half-brothers are also in the same film playing the two boys who give Peter back his mask.


** Ted Raimi as Ted Hoffman.

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** Ted Raimi Creator/TedRaimi as Ted Hoffman.



* DeletedScene: [[SpiderManTrilogy/DeletedScene See here]].

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* DeletedScene: [[SpiderManTrilogy/DeletedScene [[DeletedScene/SpiderMan See here]].



** Creator/SamRaimi's brother Ted plays Ted Hoffman in all three films. Sam's children have also cameoed throughout the trilogy.

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** Creator/SamRaimi's brother Ted Creator/{{Ted|Raimi}} plays Ted Hoffman in all three films. Sam's children have also cameoed throughout the trilogy.


* CashCowFranchise: The three movies were huge financial successes. Even the third, which was less well-received by critics or fans than the previous films, was still a success, to the point of being the highest grossing domestic release of 2007, and it was the highest grossing ''Spider-Man'' film worldwide until ''Spider-Man: Far From Home'' took the title 12 years later.

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* CashCowFranchise: The three movies were huge financial successes. Even the third, which was less well-received by critics or fans than the previous films, was still a success, to the point of being the highest grossing domestic release of 2007, and it was the highest grossing ''Spider-Man'' film worldwide until ''Spider-Man: Far From Home'' took the title 12 years later. That's also the reason why, even after struggling with a [[Film/TheAmazingSpiderManSeries reboot attempt]], Creator/SonyPictures didn't let the rights go to Creator/MarvelStudios and only partner with them if it benefits them.


** Creator/SamRaimi's brother Ted plays Ted Hoffman in all three films. Sam's children have also cameod throughout the trilogy.

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** Creator/SamRaimi's brother Ted plays Ted Hoffman in all three films. Sam's children have also cameod cameoed throughout the trilogy.


* DeletedScene: [[DeletedScene/SpiderManTrilogy See here]].

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* DeletedScene: [[DeletedScene/SpiderManTrilogy [[SpiderManTrilogy/DeletedScene See here]].


* BigNameFan: Kevin Feige, who co-produced the films is a fan of these.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[WhatCouldHaveBeen/SpiderMan See here]]

!! Trivia for the video games:
* TheOtherDarrin: Averted with Spider-Man and the film's villains, as the games saw Creator/TobeyMaguire, Creator/WillemDafoe, Creator/AlfredMolina, Creator/ThomasHadenChurch, and Creator/TopherGrace reprise their roles, but there are still some roles in the films that were recast for the games.
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[WhatCouldHaveBeen/SpiderMan See here]]

!! Trivia for the video games:
* TheOtherDarrin: Averted with Spider-Man and the film's villains, as the games saw Creator/TobeyMaguire, Creator/WillemDafoe, Creator/AlfredMolina, Creator/ThomasHadenChurch, and Creator/TopherGrace reprise their roles, but there are still some roles in the films that were recast for the games.
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* DeletedScene: [[DeletedScene/SpiderManTrilogy See here]].

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* BigNameFan: Kevin Feige, who co-produced the films is a fan of these.


* ExecutiveMeddling: This is what ultimately killed this iteration of the film franchise. ''Spider-Man 4'' was green lit with Raimi wanting to do a storyline with Peter and Mary Jane's wedding and the Vulture as the main villain as well as Dr. Connors becoming The Lizard. However, Sony insisted on doing a story and script that they came up with. According to reports, it had Peter married to Mary Jane for several years, the Vulture being killed by Spider-Man, inciting the wrath of Felicia Hardy -- who would here not be the Black Cat, but the Vulture's daughter called the Vulturess, with whom Peter would essentially cheat on Mary Jane with; and most notably, the ending would have had Mary Jane leaving with her and Peter's baby, and "Spider-Man No More" happening '''again'''. Raimi absolutely ''hated'' this idea and refused to do it which led to him and Sony going their separate ways. Maguire and Dunst told the studio they would not reprise their roles unless Raimi was brought back, so the studio decided to cancel the film and do a ContinuityReboot with ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan''. Portions of the idea were used in ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManIntoTheSpiderVerse'' with Peter and Mary Jane divorcing, albeit it wasn't because Peter cheated on Mary Jane, but because Peter was in a midlife crisis that went FromBadToWorse when Aunt May passed away, which lead to him making rash decisions that ended in divorce. [[spoiler:It also ends on a much happier note with Peter resolving to patch things up with Mary Jane.]]

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* FanNickname: The films are known affectionately on Website/{{Reddit}} as the "Holy Trilogy".


* CashCowFranchise: The three movies were huge financial successes. Even the third, which was less well-received by critics or fans than the previous films, was still a success, to the point of being the highest grossing domestic release of 2007, and it was the highest grossing ''Spider-Man'' film worldwide until Spider-Man: Far From Home took the title.

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* CashCowFranchise: The three movies were huge financial successes. Even the third, which was less well-received by critics or fans than the previous films, was still a success, to the point of being the highest grossing domestic release of 2007, and it was the highest grossing ''Spider-Man'' film worldwide until Spider-Man: ''Spider-Man: Far From Home Home'' took the title.title 12 years later.

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* HostilityOnTheSet: When Creator/JamesFranco joked about Creator/TobeyMaguire's "frog-like" features on set, the latter was reportedly genuinely upset by Franco's comments. This created friction between the two actors, which led to the existing rivalry between them now - a rivalry that was admitted to by Maguire in interviews since.


* CastTheRunnerUp: Creator/JamesFranco auditioned for Peter Parker before being cast as Harry Osborn.

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* CastTheRunnerUp: CastTheRunnerUp:
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Creator/JamesFranco auditioned for Peter Parker before being cast as Harry Osborn.Osborn.
** Creator/ElizabethBanks auditioned for Mary Jane Watson before being cast as Betty Brant.



* DawsonCasting: In the first film, 20-year-old Creator/KirstenDunst and 27-year-old Creator/TobeyMaguire play high schoolers.

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* DawsonCasting: In the first film, 20-year-old Creator/KirstenDunst Creator/KirstenDunst, 24-year-old Creator/JamesFranco, 26-year-old Creator/JoeManganiello and 27-year-old Creator/TobeyMaguire all play (senior) high schoolers.



* FakeAmerican: Creator/RosemaryHarris, who plays Aunt May, is British.

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* FakeAmerican: Creator/RosemaryHarris, who plays Aunt May, is British. Ditto Creator/AlfredMolina as Otto Octavius in the second film.



* RealLifeRelative: Ted Raimi in all three films.

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* RealLifeRelative: RealLifeRelative:
** Creator/SamRaimi's brother
Ted Raimi plays Ted Hoffman in all three films.films. Sam's children have also cameod throughout the trilogy.
** The second film has twins Spencer and Creator/PeytonRList playing siblings (not stated if also twins) saved by Peter at the beginning.

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