The Amazing Spider-Man

Trivia: Peter Parker falls through a roof and lands in a wrestling ring, where he gets the idea of using a mask, a homage to the original comic and the first Sam Raimi film, where Peter tests his spider powers by entering a wrestling match.

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Trivia: Stan Lee makes a cameo appearance as a librarian at Parker's school wearing large headphones, unaware that Spider-Man and the Lizard are battling at the library behind him. (01:37:25)

Trivia: Reportedly, there were some deleted scenes removed from the final film that would have fleshed out Peter's backstory even more. (Hence the early trailers featuring footage not found in the final film and suggesting it would further elaborate on his past) Rumor has it that these scenes were removed for two reasons- 1) To allow these plot elements to be explored in a sequel and 2) to make the film tonally more similar to the 2002 "Spider-Man" film for distribution and familiarity purposes, due to that film's success and warm reception.

Trivia: Reportedly, early in production at least one producer pushed for the film to be lower-budgeted and focused almost exclusively on the Peter/Gwen romance in order to capitalize on the popularity of young-adult romance films like "Twilight." This idea was (thankfully) dropped.

Trivia: Dr. Ratha's driver is played by Michael Papajohn in a small role. Interestingly, Papajohn also appeared as the carjacker who killed Uncle Ben in the 2002 film "Spider-Man." He and Stan Lee are the only people to appear in both the Sam Raimi and Marc Webb Spider-Man franchises.

Continuity mistake: While fighting against the Lizard in the lab, Peter looks at his backpack. The position of its straps and the debris on the wall change between shots.

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Question: At the end Peter dumps Gwen so she'd be safe. But wouldn't a keen super villain notice that they dated for a bit and capture Gwen?

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Chosen answer: Any supervillain would have to (a) work out that Peter Parker was Spider-Man, (b) learn that he once dated Gwen and (c) make the assumption that he still cared about her. Yes, this is still conceivably possible, so, true, she's not absolutely safe. On the other hand, if they continue to date, then points (b) and (c) become rather obvious, making her an almost certain target. Breaking up with her minimises the risk.

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