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How to watch Spider-Man Movies in Order in 2023?

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Marvel Comics introduced one of the most iconic superheroes in their American comic book, recognized worldwide as Spider-Man. Ruling the action world with his superhuman strengths, powers, agility, and web-slinging abilities, he won the hearts of all Spidey-Nerds out there.

About 20 years ago, Marvel Studio launched the first-ever live-action Spider-Man franchise hitting the box office worth $825 million. Since then, many sequels and spinoffs of Spider-Man have been released, with the most recent of 2021’s Spiderman: No Way Home from the Multi Cinematic Universe.

Three different actors portrayed the role of Wall–Crawler–Spider–Man in different series of the Spider-Man franchise. Undoubtedly, all of them performed exceptionally well, with Tobey Maguire making his first appearance as Peter Parker in Spider-Man (2002) and Andrew Garfield and Tom Holland also marked up their outclass legacy and performance as Spider-Man.

However, if you’re a newbie willing to explore the full story of the Spider-Man franchise, then we’ve got you covered. Spider-Man release and chronological order are almost the same, but you must watch in chronological to develop a clear understanding of the picture. Below, you can find the list of both the release and chronological order: 

How to Watch Spider-Man Movies in Release Order

We have listed all of the Spider-Man movies in the order that they were initially released for your viewing pleasure so that you may binge-watch them easily.

Spider-Man Movies In Release Order Release Year
1 Spider-Man 2002
2 Spider-Man 2 2004
3 Spider-Man 3 2007
4 The Amazing Spider-Man 2012
5 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014
6 Captain America: Civil War 2016
7 Spider-Man: Homecoming 2017
8 Venom 2018
9 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2018
10 Avengers: Infinity War 2018
11 Avengers: End Game 2019
12 Spider-Man: Far From Home 2019
13 Venom: Let There Be Carnage 2021
14 Spider-Man: No Way Home 2021

How to Watch Spider-Man Movies in Chronological Order

The chronological order of the Spider-Man films is more intricate than the order of their theatrical releases. The plot can only be understood if seen in its intended chronological order.

Spider-Man Movies In Chronological Order Release Year
1 Spider-Man 2002
2 Spider-Man 2 2004
3 Spider-Man 3 2007
4 The Amazing Spider-Man 2012
5 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014
6 Captain America: Civil War 2016
7 Spider-Man: Homecoming 2017
8 Venom 2018
9 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2018
10 Avengers: Infinity War 2018
11 Avengers: End Game 2019
12 Spider-Man: Far From Home 2019
13 Venom: Let There Be Carnage 2021
14 Spider-Man: No Way Home 2021
15 Morbius 2022
16 Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse Part One 2023

Spider-Man Movies Explained

The movie began with a high school senior Peter Parker living his life as a normal human being until a genetically engineered “super-spider” bites him and thus all the spiderman powers and capabilities transferred into his body.

He can also sense danger and injustice, which leads to saving the lives of many around him.  If you want to get a spoiler-free look at the Spider-Man movie, check out their synopsis below:

1. Spider-Man (2002)

  • Release Date: May 3, 2002
  • IMDB Rating: 7.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 90
  • Letterboxd: 3.7/5
  • Directed By: Sam Raimi
  • Leading Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe

Starring Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker, capturing the attention of audiences by showcasing his flawless spider-like ability to the world. Peter’s childhood crush Mary Janes (Kirsten Dunstdevelops feelings for him as they spend more time with each other. The duo sharing the romantic upside-down kiss moment made fans fall in love as it is one of the most epic kissing scenes of all time.

The film also cast Willem Dafoe as Norman Osborn / Green Goblin, CEO of the Oscorp, who experimented with an unstable drug enhancer on himself. He emerged as a brutal and maniacal Green Goblin envious of Spider-Man, leading to a war between them. Will Goblin reveal the real identity of Spider-Man, or will he kill him out of his ego and hatred towards Spidey?

2. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

  • Release Date: June 30, 2004
  • IMDB Rating: 7.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 93% 
  • Common Sense Media: 5/5
  • Directed By: Sam Raimi
  • Leading Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina

Everyone’s favorite Peter Parker returns in action after two years of the first-launched Spider-Man series. This time, life treats him unwell as his love interest Mary Janes got engaged to his best friend; on the other hand, Daily Bugle has attacked him as they claim to find Spider-Man a criminal.

He quits his role as a crime fighter once and for all. But suddenly, a turning point came in his life when he had to face a supervillain Doctor Octopus, Doc Ock (Alfred Molina). A failed nuclear fusion experiment transformed him into a cyborg with four deadly metal tentacles. It’s a tough time for Peter to return as he’s already in a falling stage battling with his personal troubles, so what encourages him to step into the war against the devil Doctor Octopus?

3. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

  • Release Date: May 4, 2007
  • IMDB Rating: 6.2/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 63%
  • Letterboxd: 2.9/5
  • Directed By:  Sam Raimi
  • Leading Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina

Sam Raimi concluded his Spider-Man trilogy in this series, and this is the last time we’ll see Tobey Maguire appearing as the titular hero in Spider-Man 3. Fans can discover Peter Parker juggling with the three villains, his greatest enemies who try to destroy him, namely, the Sandman, Venom, and a new Green Goblin.

But challenges level up when Spider-Man’s suit turns jet-black, which enhances his power. At the same time, his dark qualities start to reveal. Peter has to self-examine himself to revert to the empathetic hero he used to be if he wants to defeat the darkness within and face not only his toughest foes, but also…himself.

4. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

  • Release Date: Jul 3, 2012
  • IMDB Rating: 6.9/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 72%
  • Letterboxd: 3.2/5
  • Directed By: Marc Webb
  • Leading Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans

2012 Marked the debut of The Amazing Spider-Man with Andrew Garfield stepping into the series depicting the role of young Peter Parker. He lived with his Uncle Ben (Sheen) and Aunt May (Field) after being neglected by his parents since his childhood.  He was on a journey to explore who he is and what he exactly feels for Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone).

As Peter was struggling with his life, he found a mysterious briefcase that was actually of his father, thus making him curious to know about the disappearance of his parents. His quest to find out about his parents and that briefcase lead him to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans). Now Peter must set on a collision course with Connors’ alter-ego, The Lizard.

5. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

  • Release Date: May 2, 2014
  • IMDB Rating: 6.6/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 51%
  • Metacritic: 53%
  • Directed By: Marc Webb
  • Leading Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: The last series in the Garfield era that takes us back to New York City where everyone’s favorite web-slinger— Spider-Man is all set to bring down his powerful foes including Electro (Jamie Foxx), Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), and Rhino (Paul Giamatti) in a most imaginable way. While Newyork City is threatened and put under siege by Oscorp, Spider-Man must save his beloved fellow New Yorkers and give tough competition to all his enemies by utilizing his Spidey strengths and powers.

6. Captain America: Civil War (2016)

  • Release Date: May 6, 2016
  • IMDB Rating: 7.8/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 90%
  • Letterboxd: 3.6/5
  • Directed By: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
  • Leading Stars: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson

Sony TV agreed upon introducing the Spider-Man character in the MCU (Multi Cinematic Universe). Tom Holland, the third version of  Web-slinger — Spider-Man, made his first appearance as Peter Parker in Captain America: Civil War.

Although this is really not a Spider-Man movie, we do find our neighbor-friendly Spidey recruited by Iron Man to face off against Captain America and his team. Iron Man and Captain America team up against each other over a law passed by the government to control the actions of superheroes.

 7. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

  • Release Date: June 28, 2017 (Hollywood), July 7, 2017 (United States)
  • IMDB Rating: 7.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 92%
  • Amazon: 4.7/5
  • Directed By: Jon Watts
  • Leading Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr.

Spider-Man returns home after a great experience with the Avengers in Civil War and tries to live a normal routine life with his Aunt May, under the authority of his new mentor Tony Stark (Iron Man). While he was discovering his Superhero alter-ego, Spider-Man, he thought to prove himself to be more than just a web-crawler– but a turning point came into his way in the form of a new criminal, Vulture. Now again, Peter finds himself emerging as a Spider-Man to face off his new foe.

8. Venom (2018)

  • Release Date: November 9, 2018
  • IMDB Rating: 6.6/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 30%
  • IGN: 4/10
  • Directed By: Ruben Fleischer
  • Leading Stars: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed

Venom doesn’t feature any of the three Spider-Man’s that we have seen in the overall franchise. But it does introduce us to Tom Hardy’s version of Eddie Brock, which Topher Grace played in Spider-Man 3. Eddie’s body merged with the alien Venom when he got infected with a space symbiote — giving him superhuman strength and power. These powers turned him into furious, angry, dark, and twisted Venom.

9. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

  • Release Date: December 14, 2018
  • IMDB Rating: 8.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 97%
  • Common Sense Media: 5/5
  • Directed By: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman
  • Leading Stars: Shameik Moore(voice), Jake Johnson(voice), Hailee Steinfeld(voice)

This series is not linked with other Spider-Man series, but it seems to be a more exciting and captivating story that casts more than one Web-Slinger, including Spider-Ham, Spider Gwen, Spider Noir, Penny Parker, Peter B. Parker. Brooklyn teenager Miles Morales is also one of the Spider-Mans that developed mysterious powers after being beaten by a radioactive spider in the subway. Brooklyn uses his newfound skills and joins the team of the Spider-Mans to battle against the evil Kingpin.

10. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

  • Release Date: April 23, 2018
  • IMDB Rating: 8.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 85%
  • Metacritic: 68%
  • Directed By: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
  • Leading Stars: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo

Although Spider-Man isn’t the main protagonist in Avengers: Infinity War, he has to play the role of Avengers alongside the other leading heroes of MCU’s to protect the world against a giant– Thanos, who wants to capture all the six Infinity stones. While all Avengers and allies paired up against the devil Thanos, the bonding between Iron Man (Tony Starkand Peter Parker (Tom Holland) is one of the main highlights of the series.

11. Avengers: End Game (2019)

  • Release Date: April 26, 2019
  • IMDB Rating: 8.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94%
  • Common Sense Media: 5/5
  • Directed By: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
  • Leading Stars: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo

Spider-Man’s presence in Avengers: End game remained unveiled due to certain plot reasons, but in some climaxes of the story, we might have felt his presence. The story took place after the events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), showing how the evil demigod Thanos has ruined the universe and the planet. Now Avengers must find out a way to call back upon their vanquished allies to defeat Thanos once and for all.

12. Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

  • Release Date: June 26, 2019
  • IMDB Rating: 7.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 90%
  • Common Sense Media: 4/5
  • Directed By: Jon Watts
  • Leading Stars: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Gyllenhaal

Web-Slinger– Spidey wanted to take a break from the superheroic world, thus planned a vacation trip for Europe with his buddies. But as usual, he ends up donning his red spider suit when Nick Fury recruits him to rescue the world from danger appearing in the form of four massive element creatures.

Peter Parker meets the fellow superhero Mysterio who also joins him in his mission to stop the element creators from building havoc across the continent. As always, Peter Parker never fails to disappoint us with his epic stunts and actions!

13. Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)

  • Release Date: October 1, 2021
  • IMDB Rating: 5.9/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 57%
  • Vudu: 4.3/5
  • Directed By: Andy Serkis
  • Leading Stars: Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams

Eddie Brock who was turned into Venom as shown in the 2018’s Venom series is still struggling and learning to coexist with his life as the host of the alien symbiote. He was looking for a way to resume his career as a journalist by interviewing a deranged serial killer Cletus Kasady. The twist appears in the story when the insane serial killer also turns into the host of the symbiote Carnage. He tries to escape the prison when Carnage takes control of his body.

14. Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

  • Release Date: December 17, 2021
  • IMDB Rating: 8.3/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 93%
  • Metacritic: 71%
  • Directed By: Jon Watts
  • Leading Stars: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch

Spider-Man: No Way Home aired on cinemas one year after the release of the Spider-Man: Far from home and is the recent one that brings all three versions of Peter Parker in action, i.e., Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire, and Andrew Garfield.  As the real identity of Spider-Man is unmasked, he pays a visit to Doctor Stranger and asks him to make everyone forget that he is a Superhero.

However, things start to go in the wrong direction, and monstrous villains from the other universe show up with the power to destroy and bring disaster to the world. Now Peter and other MCU heroes from the multiverse return into action to protect their people from the monsters.

15. Morbius (2022)

  • Release Date: April 1, 2022
  • IMDB Rating: 5.2/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 15%
  • Vudu: 4.1/5
  • Directed By: Daniel Espinosa
  • Leading Stars: Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Adria Arjona

Michael Morbius commonly known as Morbius is a biogenetic scientist who was suffering dangerously from a rare blood disorder. He wants to cure himself of this disease, so he attempts an experimental treatment that turns him into Morbius–a pseudo-vampire. It granted him superhuman power and an overwhelming bloodlust.

Since Morbius is purely a stand-alone spin-off film and is not adjacent to any of the Spider-Man series, it re-introduces Michael Keaton’s Vulture, who appeared in Spider-Man: Homecoming, indicating that Morbius could enter into the MCU world along with the leading MCU characters.

16. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse Part One (2023)

  • Release Date: June, 2023
  • Directed By: Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, Justin Thompson
  • Leading Stars: Shameik Moore(voice), Hailee Steinfeld(voice), Oscar Isaac(voice)

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse animated series is all set to be launched in USA on June 2023. The plot revolves around Miles Morales who begins on an adventurous journey to move Brooklyn’s full-time, web-slinger across the Multiverse to join forces with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-People. This new chapter of Spider-Man comes up with a more powerful villain, The Kingpin.

Tom Holland Spiderman Movies in Order

Tom holland Spider-Man Movies in Order Release Year
1 Captain America: Civil War 2016
2 Spider-Man: Homecoming 2017
3 Avengers: Infinity War 2018
4 Avengers: End Game 2019
5 Spider-Man: Far From Home 2019
6 Spider-Man: No Way Home 2021

Spider-Man Movies in Order: FAQ’s

While streaming Spider-Man movies, you might come across a few concerns that led you toward searching for the answer over the internet. Don’t worry; we’ve compiled a list of common questions below:

Is Spider-Man on Disney Plus?

Disney and Sony secured a ground-breaking deal in April to display the Spider-Man movie catalog starring Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, and Tom Holland. So, be ready to watch your fav Spidey movies on Disney+ in the near future.

Is Spider-Man: No Way Home on Hulu?

Yes, you can watch Spider-Man: No Way Home using Hulu (Free Trial). In addition, you can also find the following Spider-Man movies on Hulu:

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2
  • Venom: Let There Be Carnage
  • Venom

Is every Spider-Man on Netflix?

To all the Spidey fans out there there is great news awaiting your way. All three of Sam Raimi’s beloved Spider-Man movies are available for streaming on Netflix. Subscribe to the service and enjoy streaming!

How to watch Andrew Garfield Spider-Man Movies in Timeline Order?

Stream all of the Andrew Garfield Spider-Man movies in timeline order:

  • The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

Is there any Spider-Man movie coming out in 2023?

Yes, there are two Spider-Man films scheduled to be released and added to the Spider-Man timeline namely Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (June 2022) and Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse  (March 2024).

Wrapping up!

Spider-Man movies have taken the world by storm! And we know Spidey fans always look for a way to keep themselves up to date with all the latest spider movies in order. We love our readers and thought to bring up an interesting article that briefly outlines all the series of Spider-Man released till now.

I hope you guys enjoyed reading the Spider-Man movie synopsis in this guide. Spidey is definitely a worth-watching franchise giving us goosebumps through their incredible actions and wonderful adventures. The storyline of every Spider-Man series is truly impressive, stunning, and surprising!

So watch the movie, and let us know how you find the movie in the comment section below.  Happy Spidey-Man streaming, you’ll!

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