One of the most recognizable superheroes of all time, Spider-Man didn’t first appear on the big screen until Sam Raimi’s 2002 film Spider-Man. Since that time, Spider-Man has also been one of the most successful superheroes, and each of his movies has dominated the box office.
While watching movies in order of release may be simple, some of us enjoy watching stories in order to experience them in a completely another way. Fortunately, the Spider-Man films and spin-offs are released in the same chronology and sequence, so you may choose how you want to watch the 15 movies that make up the whole Spider-Verse plot (pun intended!).
Spider-Man Movies in Order of Release
- Spider-Man (2002)
- Spider-Man 2 (2004)
- Spider-Man 3 (2007)
- The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
- The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
- Captain America: Civil War (2016)
- Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
- Venom (2018)
- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
- Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
- Avengers: Endgame (2019)
- Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
- Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
- Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
- Morbius (2022)
You can use this guide to assist you in your goal of seeing every Spider-Man film and its sequels. We have you covered whether you want to see just the major films starring Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, and Tom Holland or you want to get the full picture and future-proof your knowledge of Spider-Man with a variety of spin-offs.
You may discover a guide to watching every Spider-Man film and its spin-offs chronologically, largely free of spoilers, below. A few lists of Spider-Man movies in chronological order or with certain actors are also available.
Movies Featuring Spider-Man in (chronological) Order
While there are more than a dozen films in the Spider-Man universe as a whole, Spider-Man only appears in nine of them. Eight of those films are live-action, with Tobey Maguire starring in three, Andrew Garfield in two, Tom Holland in three, and one is animated with a variety of Spideys.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse and Beyond the Spider-Verse are the two officially announced sequels to that animated movie, Into the Spider-Verse. It’s possible that there will be another live-action Spider-Man film, but Marvel hasn’t formally announced one yet.
Movies Starring Spider-Man in Chronological Order
1. Spider-Man (2002)
The Spider-Man movie from 2002 introduced Peter Parker to the live-action on-screen world. This movie, which starred Kirsten Dunst as Mary Jane and Tobey Maguire as everyone’s favorite neighborhood Spider-Man, provided us with many memorable moments, including the upside-down kiss, which is maybe still one of the most recognizable kisses of all time.
Oh, and it stars J.K. Simmons as J. Jonah Jameson and Willem Dafoe as Harry Osborne/Green Goblin, roles they would both return in movies after the Tobey Maguire era.
2. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
In 2004’s Spider-Man 2, Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man resumes his quest, and this time he must battle Alfred Molina’s Doctor Otto Octavius after a catastrophic lab accident transforms the Doctor into a supervillain.
Two years after the first, this second movie from the Tobey Maguire era featured the iconic sequence in which Spider-Man uses nothing but his spider strength and web-slinging skills to stop a train from derailing.
3. Spider-Man 3 (2007)
The third and final installment in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy, Spider-Man 3 also features Tobey Maguire as the title character. This third installment incorporated three villains into its running time, featuring Sandman (Thomas Haden Church), Venom (Topher Grace), and a new Green Goblin, as opposed to the first two movies’ single major antagonist (James Franco).
The most divisive of the first three movies, this one takes place around a year after Spider-Man 2, but it did give us Spider-Black Man’s Suit, so that has to count for something, right?
4. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
The first Spider-Man film to feature Andrew Garfield as the web-slinging hero alongside Emma Stone’s Gwen Stacy was Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man in 2012. Another version of Spider-origin Man’s tale, The Amazing Spider-Man, includes information regarding Peter’s parents’ past.
In this film, Rhys Ifans’ Lizard, a deformed scientist who once collaborated with Peter’s father, serves as the main antagonist.
5. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
The second and final Spider-Man movie starring Andrew Garfield, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 had three antagonists, just like the final Spider-Man movie of the first Spider-Man trilogy. like. This follow-up, which took place two years after the first film, introduced the characters Jamie Foxx’s Electro, Paul Giamatti’s Rhino, and Dane DeHaan’s Green Goblin.
It also served as a prelude to upcoming films in the Venom and Sinister Six franchise. Unfortunately, all of those plans were abandoned due to the movie’s unfavorable reviews and poor box office results.
6. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Despite the fact that Captain America: Civil War is plainly not a Spider-Man movie, it did introduce Tom Holland’s Spider-Man to the public. After Peter Parker (Tom Holland) has already transformed into Spider-Man, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) hires him, and we get to watch him competing against or collaborating with several of the MCU’s greatest characters.
7. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
In 2017, Jon Watts directed Spider-Man: Homecoming, Tom Holland’s solo debut as Spider-Man. In it, Peter Parker manages the dual difficulties of high school and demonstrates to Tony Stark that he is prepared to join the Avengers. It is set after the events of Captain America: Civil War.
In spite of this, Spidey still decides to train on his own to become Spider-Man and fight crime while hanging out with his friends MJ (Zendaya) and Ned (Jacob Batalon). The villain Adrian Toomes/Vulture, played by Michael Keaton, is also introduced in Homecoming. He will return at a later time.
8. Venom (2018)
Although Spider-Man is absent from 2018’s Venom, Tom Hardy’s interpretation of the famous Spidey antagonist does play a part in Tom Holland’s Spider-Man saga in subsequent films, when their paths almost meet.
Although it is unknown whether Holland’s Spider-Man will ever meet Hardy’s Venom, it is certain that this character will play a significant role in the future of the web-slinger.
9. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
A Spider-Man story unrelated to the mainline movies is called Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and it is well worth watching. Miles Morales, played by Shameik Moore, is the main character, but Spider-People from a variety of multiverses quickly enter the picture and create a cast of characters that includes Spider-Gwen, played by Hailee Steinfeld, Peter B. Parker, played by Jake Johnson, Spider-Ham, played by John Mulaney, and Spider-Man Noir, played by Nicolas Cage, among others.
Holland previously stated his desire to be a part of the Spider-Verse and he said he is simply awaiting that special call.
10. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
The MCU’s biggest heroes are represented in abundance in Avengers: Infinity War and Tom Holland’s Spider-Man is one of them. He has a significant part in Infinity War, and one of the highlights is his developing friendship with Tony Stark.
11. Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Tom Holland’s Spider-Man makes an appearance in important scenes of Avengers: Endgame, despite the fact that he spends much of the movie absent due to plot reasons. It also merits a spot on the watch list because it is the culmination of the 21 MCU movies that came before it.
11. Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Spider-Man: Far From Home, which takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame and addresses many of those scenes, starts in New York City before traveling to Europe with Tom Holland’s Peter Parker on a school vacation. He wishes to go without being interrupted by the heroic world, but the cosmos has other plans for him.
Holland meets Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders), and Quentin Beck (Jake Gyllenhaal), who claims to be a superhero from a distant reality, throughout the course of Far From Home. Keep watching for the post-credits sequence right now!
13. Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
Venom: Let There Be Carnage, like the first Venom movie, is tangentially related to the Spider-Man movies rather than being a direct tie-in. The world of Tom Hardy’s Venom is expanded upon in this movie, and a post-credits scene draws these two worlds even closer together.
14. Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
The most current mainline Spider-Man movie to be released is Spider-Man: No Way Home, which begins up immediately after Spider-Man: Far From Home’s post-credits scene. Peter visits Doctor Strange after his and his pals’ lives are flipped upside down and beg him to make things right by causing everyone to forget that Peter Parker is Spider-Man.
However, things go wrong and the multiverse expands, bringing numerous well-known characters from earlier movies into the MCU. No Way Home is just as much a continuation of the Maguire and Garfield eras as it is the next chapter in Holland’s journey, and the fan service is just amazing—especially if you’ve watched the prior movies.
15. Morbius (2022)
Like Venom, Morbius has very little to do with Spider-Man explicitly, but it aids in expanding the larger universe. Morbius takes place in the same universe as Venom because of subtle references like “in San Francisco,” but it’s less clear how it relates to Spider-Man.
Morbius is a Spider-Man antagonist, and the movie also features Michael Keaton’s Vulture, who appears to have a bigger part to play in Spider-future. Man’s This suggests that Morbius may have occurred in the MCU, Sony, or possibly a combination of both.