Average teenager Peter Parker is transformed into an extraordinary super hero after he is accidentally bitten by a radioactive spider. When his beloved uncle is savagely murdered during a robbery, young Peter vows to use his powers to avenge his death. Deeming himself "Spider-Man," he sets about ridding the streets of crime, bringing him into conflict with malevolent super-villain "Green Goblin."
Won: Best Female Performance (Dunst), Best Kiss, 2003 MTV Movie Awards; Favorite Motion Picture, 2003 People's Choice Awards; Best Music, 2003 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Nominated: Best Visual Effects, Best Sound, 2003 Academy Awards; Best Fantasy Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Maguire), Best Actress (Dunst), Best Special Effects, 2003 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Raimi mixes his flair for the sensational and the subtle into one knockout package.