Spider-Man 2

Needing the expensive metal to finish his machine, Doc Ock goes to Harry to get it. But in exchange for the metal, Harry wants Ock to bring Spider-Man to him in order to avenge his father, Norman. Ock kidnaps Mary Jane and tells Peter to bring him Spider-Man or he'll kill her. After this, Peter gets his powers back and "steals" his suit from Jameson's office. When he finally meets with Ock, a fight insues, in which Peter loses his mask. After Ock steals the breaks from a train, Spider-Man uses his all of his strength to stop it from going off of an unfinished track, which exhausts him. Before he is able to collapse, the passengers gently bring him into train where they all see his face. They also return his mask promising to keep his identity secret. Doc Ock breaks things up, however, by knocking Spidy out and bringing him to Harry. When Harry discovers the Peter is Spider-Man, he is left in shock but tells him where to find Doc Ock and MJ. Upon finding them Peter gets into a fight with Ock and after convincing him to destroy his machine before it destroys the city, Peter saves MJ from being crushed by the slowly crumbling building. She then realises that Peter is Spider-Man and they make it out just in time. But Ock doesn't. Peter tells her that he can't be with her because of the risks involved. Back at the Osborn mansion, Harry is still haunted by his father's spirit. He then discovers his father's old Goblin suit, pumpkin bombs, and glider. MJ decides not to marry Jameson's son and runs to Peter's apartment. She then tells Peter that she wants to be with him instead and they seal the deal with a kiss. They then hear the sound of sirens outside and she watches as he swings off into the sunset, knowing full well what she's gotten herself into.


Plot hole: Harry tells Doc Ock that in order to find Spider-Man he must find Peter first. Doc Ock finds Peter with Mary Jane in the cafe and throws a car through the window straight at them, then later throws Peter against a brick wall. Any normal person would've been killed instantly (or very badly injured), and Doc Ock doesn't yet know that Peter is Spider-Man. Given that Peter is his only lead on Spider-Man, it makes no sense that Doc Ock would try to kill him.

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Suggested correction: Doc Ock is being controlled by the arms. They aren't behaving rationally.

Creating a series of silly explanations for obvious plot holes never resolves them. These arms were not behaving irrationally. In many scenes they were shown to be very intelligent. A good example is the scene where they attack doctors who try to remove them from Doc Ock's body. Saying that they weren't behaving rationally is absurd.

He may not have been trying to kill Peter, he could've been trying to make more of a scene of his entry, so Peter would take him more seriously and tell him where Spider-Man was. He could've been thinking of it as a risk of killing Peter though, but his arms made him go crazy.

This is only a theory. Theories never resolve mistakes.

It's not a theory. When Otto is first giving his demonstration to everybody at his apartment, a woman asks if the advanced AI for the tentacles would make him susceptible to being controlled. Otto says that yes it would so he shows everybody the inhibitor chip that he designed so he would not fall under its control. After the inhibitor chip gets destroyed, it's seen that the tentacles have not only taken control of his mind by forcing him to commit crimes, but have slowly driven him insane.

This scene is much too confusing for many people. This entry is correct. This is a mistake.

If these tentacles wanted him to finish the experiment then they wouldn't make him kill the person who has valuable information for him.

The arms are influencing his thoughts but not controlling every part of him. Doc Ock still seems to have control when defending himself but they seem to work in tandem with Ock. The only time they work on their own is when he under anesthetic. As we don't see him before he throws the car, we can only speculate the arms were trying to hurt Peter by themselves.


It's a cool scene regardless man.


Killing Peter would probably send a message to Spider-Man as well, so Ock probably wasn't concerned about being gentle.

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May Parker: We need a hero, couragous sacrificing people, setting examples for all of us. Everybody loves a hero, people line up for 'em, cheer for them, scream their names, and years later tell how they stood in the rain for hours just to get a glimpse of the one who told them to HOLD ON a second longer. I believe theres a hero in all of us, that keeps us honest, gives us strength, makes us noble. And finally gets us to die with pride. Even though sometimes we have to be steady and give up the thing we want most, even our dreams.

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Trivia: Dr. Curt Connors, Peter's one-armed teacher in the film, is the man who will later become The Lizard, one of Spider-Man's longest running enemies.

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Answer: While it's never mentioned in the film, the most likely explanation is that Harry, as a rich kid, grew tired of "slumming it" and decided to move back into his mansion.

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