Spider-Man 2 (2004) Synopsis
Peter (Magure) encounters a formidable new foe - Dr. Otto Octavius (Molina).
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It's a real movie, full-blooded and smart, with qualities even for those who have no idea who Stan Lee is. It's a superhero movie for...
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Smart, fun entertainment.
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100

USA Today

By Mike Clark
With special effects so convincing you don't even think about them, a head-case hero and a three-dimensional villain who is his equal,...
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
This triumphant sequel to the hard-to-top 2002 original may be the first great comic-book movie in the age of self-help and CGI wizardry,...
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A lot of talent to lavish on a single movie, but the result is uncommonly smart for the genre, and not just smart but tremendously...
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
It's refreshing to witness a superhero with doubts. Maguire and Dunst again display the depth of talent they bring to these roles by...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A sequel of twisted thrills and sly surprises.
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88

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A perfect blend of summer action, a big movie with a deeply personal story.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
I also like that when Our Hero starts swinging from skyscrapers, he's not just emulating Tarzan, but is working out the Newtonian physics...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Raimi seems more comfortable being his outlandishly jokey, B-movie self, letting entire sequences play on the line between carefree schlock...
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Great Movie

By awesomekid
The Series of Spiderman is awsome and so is this...

Spider - Man 2

By juanton100
This movie was also as good as the first....

The Best Spider Man!

By sodapop1
Spider- Man 2 is probably the best Spider-Man ever. It is an action-packed film with the legendary Spider-Man vs. Dr. Ock! The actors and actresses did a excellent performance! Kirsten Dunst as Peter...

Spider-Man 2

By T_Jackson
I didn't rate This (2004) release when it came out originally. It is a MASTERPIECE!...

The best in the series!!!!!

By Rafacritic
Great balance of story and action ..... FX from the first movie were kind of cheesy but the ones in SM 2 are awesome....

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Rated PG-13 | For stylized action violence
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 11+ A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
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