Andrew Garfield’s “The Amazing Spider-Man” Movies: The Details You Missed


Much like Tobey Maguire’s Peter Parker, Garfield’s version of the character also has an Albert Einstein poster.

In the top image: Andrew Garfield in “The Amazing Spider-Man”. In the bottom image: Tobey Maguire from “Spider-Man”.

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In “TASM” you can see the famous scientist’s poster when Peter takes off his lenses and puts on his glasses.

In “Spider-Man,” another black and white poster of Einstein appears in Peter’s bedroom.

Peter has a poster for Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 movie “Rear Window” on a wall in his bedroom.

Peter Parker opening a briefcase in "The Amazing Spider-Man."

Andrew Garfield in “The Incredible Spider-Man”.

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The film starred James Stewart and Grace Kelly and centered around a professional photographer.

The Daily Bugle gets a makeover for “TASM”.

Copies of The Daily Bugle at "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Spider Man."

Copies of The Daily Bugle newspaper in “The Amazing Spider-Man” and “Spider-Man”.

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The logo and aesthetic of the newspaper in Webb’s films differ from the version seen in Raimi’s films.

In “TASM 2,” Daily Bugle editor-in-chief J. Jonah Jameson is mentioned in conversations and emails Peter sends, but the character does not appear onscreen at all.

“The Office” star BJ Novak plays an insensitive Oscorp employee named Alistair Smythe, who forces Max to stay in the office later.

BJ Novak in "The incredible Spider-Man 2."

BJ Novak in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”.

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He undermines Max and is skeptical of the electrician’s claim that he designed the power grid used to support the city.

In the comics, Alistair Smythe becomes an enemy of Spider-Man.

Aunt May’s e-mail from Peter in “TASM 2”, reminding her to collect eggs, is a callback to the first movie.

In the top image: Peter Parker's email inbox seen in

Top image: Peter Parker’s email inbox seen in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”. In the bottom image: Aunt May and Peter Parker from “The Amazing Spider-Man”.

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In “TASM”, Peter has a rocking sequence and is interrupted by a phone call from Aunt May asking him to collect organic eggs. But he gets caught trying to find Uncle Ben’s killer and returns home without eggs.

At the end of the movie after battling and healing the lizard, Peter returns home exhausted. He finally gives Aunt May a carton of eggs and hugs her.

In “TASM 2”, a preview of Peter’s email inbox includes an email from Aunt May with the subject line: “Don’t forget to collect eggs!” “

Felicity Jones plays Felicia Hardy in “TASM”, also known as Black Cat in the Spider-Man comics.

Felicity Jones as Felicia Hardy in "The incredible Spider-Man 2."

Felicity Jones as Felicia Hardy in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”.

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She has a minor role as assistant to Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) in “TASM”.

A third “TASM” movie, which was dropped due to the sequel’s underperformance, would likely have featured the character of Jones.

In a 2019 interview with Yahoo Movies UK, the actress said, “I would love to play her again.”

“He’s a great character,” Jones added.

Peter has a poster for the 2001 documentary film “Dogtown and Z-Boys” in his bedroom.

A red arrow pointing to a poster for "Dogtown and the Z-Boys" in "The incredible Spider-Man 2."

Peter has a poster for “Dogtown and Z-Boys” in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”.

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It’s a fitting poster for Peter, since the documentary explores the skateboarding subculture.

Harry accesses his father’s files on top secret projects that mention Doc Ock, Venom, and Morbius.

A computer screen with different files seen in "The incredible Spider-Man 2."

There are nods to other Marvel characters in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”.

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There are files that say: “Venom Storage”, “Experience Oct 32A” (apparently a reference to the number of times Doc Ock has appeared in the “Ultimate Spider-Man” comics) and “Dr. Morbius File”.

In Raimi’s “Spider-Man” trilogy, Alfred Molina played Doc Ock and Topher Grace played Venom.

Dr Michael Morbius, a vampire and Spidey comic book villain, will make his big screen debut in “Morbius” starring Jared Leto as the character, which is slated for release in 2022.

Ravencroft’s special projects division has costumes for the enemies of Spidey Doc Ock and Vulture.

Costumes for Vulture and Doc Ock seen in "The incredible Spider-Man 2."

Costumes for Vulture and Doc Ock in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”.

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Mr. Gustav Fiers (Michael Masssee) is seen walking through a room that has vulture wings and Ock tentacles. He and Harry agree to start with a test subject – Aleksei Sytsevich, who eventually becomes Rhino.

“TASM” (and the graphic design of the credits) set up a future storyline involving the Sinister Six, a group of Spidey supervillains in the comics. But the idea was scrapped when the “Amazing Spider-Man” franchise was discontinued.


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