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Film Theory: The Spiderman 2 Mystery! Why Spiderman Lost His Powers!

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The Film Theorists
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Published on Jan 10, 2019
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We've seen a lot of Spider-Man lately. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and soon Spider-Man: Far From Home. Before that we saw Andrew Garfield slinging webs with Emma Stone for a couple movies, but I want you to think FURTHER back. That's right, I'm talking Tobey Maguire Spider-Man.
Remember how at the end of his first movie EVERYTHING had gone wrong? Norman Osborn - the Green Goblin - was gone, his best friend was fatherless, Uncle Ben did what all Uncle Ben's do, etc.. It was all very sad. In Spider-Man 2, we see a Spider-Man without his powers. I want to talk about WHY he lost his powers. What made our friendly, neighborhood Spider-Man just plain, old Peter Parker?

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Comments

Snapmare
Snapmare 1 month ago

Spider-Man lost his powers because he didn't feel so good.

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TnT FoX
TnT FoX 1 month ago

#Justice4Neighborgirl
Sorry, she is hotter than Mary Jane, more committed, and brings cake. The Trifecta of Neighbor Girls!
I didn't see Mary Jane bring Peter cake she she was the neighbor girl! She said Hi over trash cans!!!
More importantly Mary Jane fell in love with Spider Man not Peter, NeighborGirl Fell in love with Peter.

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Mr. Romaro
Mr. Romaro 4 weeks ago

The real question in the movie is can you make and deliver 8 extra large deep dish pizzas across 42 blocks in New York in 29 minutes

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amkamirin
amkamirin 2 weeks ago

Jokes aside this is the most wholesome video about a superhero suffering from mental health I have ever seen.

It may not the original intention of the director or it was either one this put in an even better depth of the Spiderman trilogy and made the second one (which it could be the best out of all three) even better than before.

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Jordan the Gamerteen
Jordan the Gamerteen 1 month ago

Wrong. Spider-Man lost his powers 'cause you missed the hyphen.

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Daniel Sambar
Daniel Sambar 1 month ago

He lost his powers due to the lack of pizza time.

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Epic Gamer Nation
Epic Gamer Nation 3 weeks ago

Petition to make that the theory intro from now on

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El Chino
El Chino 2 weeks ago

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Joshua Irizarry
Joshua Irizarry 1 month ago

0/10 no credit to the creators or link to watch the movie

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Singh
Singh 3 weeks ago

Why does this video exist. The film clearly explains that Peter loses his powers because of his mental health. He starts doubting himself of being spider-man then he is not worthy enough of having these powers, and he is also in love with Mary-Jane that is about to get married which basically shatters him apart making him feel lost and alone. He gets his powers back because he has the will and courage to save the person he is madly in love with, MJ!

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kremit the frog
kremit the frog 1 month ago

He lost his powers when he felt not so good

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ReviewMe
ReviewMe 3 weeks ago

I really like this theory. I never really thought of PTSD. Honestly, I thought his power loss was a metaphor to his responsibility as Spider-Man and Peter Parker. In Spider-Man 2, Peter was seen not acting responsibly. He lost his job, he’s late for class, he misses out in his social life, etc. he only focused on be Spider-Man. I believe his power loss was a metaphor representing his irresponsibility and his abilities start to fade away due to this. As soon as he starts to adapt and accept his powerless life, he starts to notice things aren’t the same without Spider-Man. Then when the chips came down, when he finally accepted what he wanted seemed impossible to have and then when the life of his friends are threatened, his powers reappear. Not only is his a metaphor for responsibility, but it’s also a story of discovering who you truly are and finding out what you’re truly meant to be. At least that’s my take on this movie. Still a good theory. Keep making more vids🔥🤙👌👍

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Kelly Wilcock
Kelly Wilcock 4 weeks ago

Who sees spider man in the corner 😂😂

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Charlie Shepard
Charlie Shepard 2 weeks ago

F 😭pizza time has died

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marshal 10
marshal 10 1 week ago

I am probably going to get a lot of hate for saying this but i like Andrew Garfield better than Toby McGuire

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kremit the frog
kremit the frog 1 month ago

The lack of pizza time caused him to lose them

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Thelazywire
Thelazywire 1 month ago

Propably cause he didn't feel so good

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thefortnitenoob
thefortnitenoob 3 weeks ago

Who else pressed f to find out it puts the video in full screen?

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Shitty Name
Shitty Name 2 weeks ago (edited)

3:58 Damn that was cold...

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Frigid Samurai
Frigid Samurai 3 weeks ago

Didn't everyone already know this?

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