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Actor Tobey Maguire dons form fitting tights and a face-concealing mask, then heads out to the streets as Spider-Man. While the web-spinning super hero attempts to make New York City a safer place, he must also slough off bad press and keeping his real identity a secret. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 121
Theater Release: 02 May 2002
Video Release: 12 Jun 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Spider-Man is rated PG-13: for stylized violence and action.

Director: Sam Raimi
Cast: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst
Studio: 2002 Columbia Pictures

Detailed Review

After starring in films like The Cider House Rules and Pleasantville, Tobey Maguire takes a decidedly different role as the web-spinning superhero in Spider-Man. Donning form fitting… 
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Why Is Spider-Man Rated PG-13?

Overall: B-

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