Tobey Maguire plays Peter Parker (Spider-Man) in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2, made in 2004. In the second installment of this franchise, Peter is torn on whether he should continue the mantle of Spider-Man, or put down the mask and pursue his love for Mary Jane (Kristen Dunst).His conflicts with his idol-turned villain, Dr. Otto Octavios (Alfred Molina), leaves him lost and makes him realize the struggle of living a double life. He must defeat Doc Oc before his identity as the hope-giving Spider-Man disappears from him forever.
This film was stunning. Sam Raimi created a wonderful balance between superhero and common struggles. This movie really humanized the character and made him more relatable. He is simply a poor college student, trying to find where he fits in. I would recommend this film to anyone really. It has bits of romance, action, and coming-of-age .The run time is comfortable at 2 hours 7 minutes and the story is well balanced and we get plenty of swinging scenes. I would give this movie a 5/5! Definitely worth a watch.