Trivia: "Bone-Saw" McGraw is played by real-life wrestler "Macho Man" Randy Savage. (00:35:20)
Trivia: JJJ's secretary (the one who takes Peter's cheque) is Betty Brant, one of Peter's girlfriends in the comic books.
Trivia: The idea of using web-shooters was abandoned quite early for reality reasons - a student kid discovering such a powerful adhesive on his own, where the government could not? For that reason, the webs were conceived as a 'natural' product from Spidey himself.
Trivia: Lucy Lawless makes a cameo in this film - when they are talking to people about Spider-Man, she appears as a punker with red hair and says the line 'Guy with eight hands... Sounds hot.' She had previously starred in the series "Xena: Warrior Princess," which was executive produced by "Spider-Man" director Sam Raimi. (00:53:15)
Trivia: When the board has fired Norman, the board member in the wheelchair is wearing a dark tie with thin colored stripes on it. Later on Peter is wearing this exact tie at Thanksgiving dinner. (01:23:35)
Trivia: The World Trade Center buildings were mostly edited out, but if you look close enough in three different scenes, you can still see it - a few images were left in in tribute. 1) When Peter is sitting on the Chrysler Building eagle, you can see 2 separate rows of lights next to the Empire State Building. 2) When it cuts to Spider-Man's face looking at the city, it is in his right eye. 3) At the end, when he is swinging on the flagpole (this one is the hardest to spot). (00:53:30)
Trivia: The script of the movie is actually quite close to the original comics' story line. The major difference is that the Green Goblin's hostage in their final fight was not M.J., but Gwen Stacy, Spidey's other serious romance, who died from the shock of the fall when (or even before) Spidey caught her. She broke her neck when Spidey stopped her in mid-air with his webbing, something Superman and other movies ignore.
Trivia: The wallpaper in Peter's bedroom is blue with little spiderwebs on it.
Trivia: At the festival when the Green Goblin throws his grenades, before the shot of Parker, you see Stan Lee (creator of Spider-Man). He was supposed to pick up the little girl that he pushes to safety, but due to his age, after several takes he said if they wanted him to pick her up, they were going to be there all day. (01:04:10)
Trivia: Randy Savage, who plays "Bone Saw" McGraw started his wrestling career as a masked wrestler named "The Spider"