Spider-Man the movie came out in 2002, breaking records with a over $114 million in one weekend. It finished with over $400 million in the US alone. The sequel ended it’s run with just a little less, with a little over $373 million in the US. Compare that to Superman Returns’ take at $192 million currently which may squeeze out a few million more before it’s done at the box office. Batman Begins made it to $205 million, X-men’s last movie X3 made $233 million, and the big green money making machine the Hulk made $132 million. All respectable numbers, but compared to Spidey there just isn’t any comparison.So what’s Spider-Man got that the others don’t? Spider-Man isn’t the strongest superhero; that goes to Superman and the Hulk. He isn’t necessarily the smartest; that would have to go to Batman. He’s not as bad as Wolverine. So, what makes kids and adults alike flock to see Spider-Man in such great numbers?Maybe it’s Peter Parker, Spider-Man’s alter ego. Audiences relate to Parker’s struggles. He comes across as a real person, who just happens to end up with incredible powers. Tobey Maguire does a great job portraying Peter Parker’s emotions, from his… Read full this story
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