Widescreen special ed.
2 videodiscs (ca. 128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Based on the Marvel comic book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.
Special features: disc one: commentary with director Sam Raimi, Tobey Maguire, producer Avi Arad and co-producer Grant Curtis; technical commentary; Spidey sense 2 (trivia track with "pop-up" facts and trivia); blooper reel (8 min.); four web-i-sodes (featurettes: 9 min.); music video "Ordinary" by Train (4 min.); previews. Disc two: "Making the Amazing" (12-part documentary: 126 min.); "Hero in crisis" (looks at Peter Parker and his personal battles: 15 min.); "Eight arms to hold you" (documentary about Doc Ock: 22 min.); "Interwoven : the women of Spider-Man" (a look into the lives of Mary Jane, Aunt May and the other women in Peter Parker's life: 16 min.); "Enter the web" (multi-angle look behind-the-scenes at the climactic Pier sequence captured in real-time; 15 min. each); art gallery; Activision's Spider-Man 2: spinning the game; weblinks.
Director of photography, Bill Pope ; editor, Bob Murawski ; music by Danny Elfman ; costume designers, James Acheson, Gary Jones ; visual effects designer, John Dykstra ; production designer, Neil Spisak ; visual effects supervisors, Greg Anderson, Eric Durst, John Dykstra, Scott Stokdyk ; special effects supervisor, Steve Johnson.
Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Alfred Molina, Rosemary Harris, Donna Murphy, Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi.
Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent, or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry and his beloved Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever. Peter begins to notice that he's losing some of his powers and wonders if the cost of being a superhero isn't too high. Meanwhile Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, has turned into a maniacal cyborg after a failed science experiment. Peter realizes he must decide between the ordinary life he so desires and the responsibilities of retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for stylized action violence.
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
043396159068 French container
05149 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
05150 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
15906 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (French container)