calendar_today 2002. Sam Raimi.

stars 7.3 Action. Adventure. Sci-Fi.

people Tobey Maguire. Willem Dafoe. Kirsten Dunst. James Franco.

When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.