Spider-Man 2
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Revealing mistake: In the scene where Peter saves the child (Venus Lam) from the burning building, right after the jump over the floor opening, the child stands up to help Peter we can see she wears knee pads under her pajamas.

Revealing mistake: As Mary-Jane is being lowered onto the crane after Spidey has saved her, you can see that her dress is being held together to stop the split up her leg opening up too much. However in the next shot when she runs down the steps towards her fiance, the dress is flapping around and the split is wide open.

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Revealing mistake: When Doc Ock comes out of the hospital and throws a car onto another one, you can tell that the man in there is just a dummy. He has no reaction whatsoever. He just sits there as if nothing happened.

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Spider-Man is pushed inside the train by Dr. Octopus and grabs the bar then leaps to the next: The passengers are all looking where they've been told Spider-Man is supposed to be, but none of them are actually looking at him, revealing that he is a CGI image and not an actor.


Revealing mistake: In the scene right after Peter and MJ swing off and they are on the web, Peter is crawling toward MJ. You can see on his right thigh that where there is a tear mark that his skin isn't showing through, but instead there is a piece of flesh toned material. (It bends unlike the skin on the thigh would)This was probably done so the Spidey suit would still remain tight to Peter's body. (01:53:00)

Revealing mistake: When Mary Jane is being pulled toward the tritium when Doc Ock has her, the shot is taken from her feet up to her head. If you look where her dress ends, you can just barely see that instead of having the regular open dress, it is switched with shorts of the same type so you can't see under her dress.

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Revealing mistake: During the final battle, when Spidey tells Doc Ock "we have to give up the thing we want the most... even our dreams", watch the tentacle behind Doc Ock's head. Right after Spidey says "even our dreams", the three "claws" on the tentacle close, and you can see the tip of the bottom "claw" pass through the tip of one of the other claws, revealing a blunder in the rendering of the digital effect. (This is visible in the DVD release of the theatrical cut of the film. It was corrected in the "2.1" edition, and may have been corrected in the Blu-Ray release, but it's still plainly visible on the original DVD release).

Revealing mistake: After Tobey Maguire stops the train, he is stopped from falling by the passengers on the train. As he pulled back into the train, the vertical metal hand rail on the left-hand side bends and shakes like jelly when it is gently touched by the male passenger as he pushes Tobey into the train even though the hand rail is still intact and fixed to the train. This is probably used so Tobey would not be injured while pressing up against the train during the filming of the scene.

Revealing mistake: When Peter returns to his old life and walks on the notes of "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head", at a certain point he stumbles and behind him some people look at the camera.

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Suggested correction: They are looking in the direction of the camera. It doesn't necessarily mean they are looking at the camera. They could just as well be looking at Peter since he stumbled and fell, which is a pretty normal thing for people to do when someone falls down.


Actually people behind him keeps watching even when Peter restarts to walk normally. I think if they were really watching just him, they would have looked away immediately as he got to his feet.

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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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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Question: How did Harry know where Doc Ock was later located, when Peter asks him for instructions on how to find him and save MJ?

Answer: Unless there is is a deleted scene to shed light on the issue, then it's not really addressed in the movie. It's possible that Doc Ock and Harry had a second meeting that took place off-screen in which Ock revealed to Harry where his hideout was, but as there's nothing really to go on, it's anyone's guess and it's reasonable to consider it a plot hole.


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