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Every Spider-Man Movie Ranked from Worst to Best

Nick Kush

A current college student, Nick founded MovieBabble in October of 2016. As a film critic, he offers content that is meant to entertain as well as educate. He fell in love with film after first seeing Forrest Gump and has been hooked ever since.

39 Responses

  1. Tim Bradley says:

    Hi Nick.

    Greatly enjoyed your article on ranking from the worst to the best of ‘Spider-Man’ movies.

    I would agree with your ranking, although my preferences differ slightly and go like this.

    ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’.
    ‘Spider-Man 3’
    ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’
    ‘Captain America: Civil War’
    ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’
    ‘Spider-Man’
    ‘Spider-Man 2’

    I decided to include ‘Captain America: Civil War’ in the list since Spider-Man is in the film.

    Also, I chose the first two Tobey Maguire ‘Spider-Man’ movies over ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ since I’m loyal to that era and is my personal preference when I was a young Spider-Man fan in the 2000s. But saying that, the fact I’ve put ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ as third favourite on top of the list means that it’s one of the best.

    Thanks again for your article. Greatly enjoyed your thoughts on this!

    Tim. 🙂

    • Nick Kush says:

      Thanks for your thoughts! Totally see your thoughts there, many people love those movies (for good reasons too!)

  2. pinoygeekdad says:

    Loved Homecoming too and my only gripe against it is Zendaya’s character. I feel like the movie could actually exist without her. But oh well, I guess she’s there to prepare us for the sequel.

  3. Tamara says:

    I like your writing! “Homecoming” was great, also made me want to watch all Spider-Man movies again in 3 days 😀 And you’re right, the new movie is everything one blockbuster should be!

  4. healed1337 says:

    Haven’t seen Homecoming yet, but I agree that of the rest of them, Spider-man 2 is the best. not flawless, but better overall than the rest.

    Personally I’d put Amazing Spider-Man slightly above Spider-man, but only slightly.

    • Nick Kush says:

      I could see that! They’re basically the same movie so if you like how one did it over the other than that’s understandable!

  5. Keith Noakes says:

    I’d swap 5 and 6.

    • Nick Kush says:

      Those two are pretty interchangably bad for a lot of people. What made you especially hate Spider-Man 3?

      • Keith Noakes says:

        Everything but especially the dancing.

      • Nick Kush says:

        Lol I hear you on that one!

        “Now dig on this”

        Yuck. That’s cringeworthy

      • Keith Noakes says:

        Most of it was. I can’t remember ever being more angry while watching a movie.

      • Nick Kush says:

        I’m just always dumfounded as to why those elements were allowed to happen. Shouldn’t there be someone seeing the daily footage to tell Raimi that it looked terrible?

      • Keith Noakes says:

        I think sometimes it’s more about the studio wanting to make more money. We all know that a movie doesn’t have to be good to make money but people still pay to see them (i.e. Transformers).

      • Nick Kush says:

        So true! Raimi has talked about how he had a script for a fourth one that Sony wouldn’t do because it didn’t build a big enough world (among other reasons)

      • Keith Noakes says:

        I’m kind of glad that it ended at 3 though.

      • Nick Kush says:

        I understand that sentiment completely. I think I still would’ve liked to see it just because I have a soft spot for Sam Raimi.

      • Keith Noakes says:

        I’d like to see him do more movies.

      • Nick Kush says:

        Absolutely. I’m pretty sure his last film was Oz the Great and Powerful which came out in like 2013!

      • Keith Noakes says:

        Yeah, I was also going to say that I liked him on Xena but then I remembered that it was his brother on that one lol

      • Nick Kush says:

        Lol he certainly has his hits and misses, but his movies are never dull. There’s always something to talk about!

  6. Mr. Bobinsky says:

    Spider-Man 3 wasn’t obviously a masterpiece, but it had a brilliantly portrayed The Sandman by Thomas Haden Church. The final scene when Peter forgives him and he just leaves was amazing.

    • Nick Kush says:

      That is definitely a great scene! There are some good things within that film, it’s just a shame that the entire film couldn’t come together as nicely as its predecessors.

      • Mr. Bobinsky says:

        For sure. Do you know some other scenes in superhero movies when they just stop fighting and leave?

      • Nick Kush says:

        Hmmm…I can’t really off the top of my head. Maybe the closest thing would be in Watchmen when the Watchmen stop fighting Ozymandias in the final act. That definitely has a more dark edge to it though.

      • Mr. Bobinsky says:

        Damn, I totally forgot about it. Watchmen had a similar overall feeling indeed.

        Constantine had a curious ending too.

      • Nick Kush says:

        Absolutely!

  7. Nor says:

    Yeah

  8. Nor says:

    I agree that the Amazing Spider-Man saga was terrible, and I am grateful for that, cause now we have Tom Holland as the web-slinger. I couldn’t agree more with your choices 🙂

    • Nick Kush says:

      Thanks so much! Sometimes you have to get through some tough times to get to something truly worthwhile!

  9. daisymae2017 says:

    Interesting that you think the latest Spiderman Movie is the best. I wouldn’t mind you doing “Dirty Dancing” or “Grease”. “Sound of music” would be another movie to rate.

  10. Cheynoea says:

    I was NOT going to go watch the new Spiderman movie until I read this blog post and short review. Guess I am now headed to the theater. 😀

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