Red Carpet Flashback! 15 Years of Spider-Man Movies

Here comes the Spider-Man. Again. This week sees the arrival of Spider-Man: Homecoming starring Tom Holland, the latest iteration of Marvel’s iconic superhero. The Sony-produced franchise has grossed nearly $4 billion since it launched in 2002. From Tobey to Andrew to Tom, we take a look back at all the Spider-Men who web-crawled the red carpet over the last 15 years.

Tobey Maguire (2002)

Tobey Maguire launched Sony’s Spider-Man franchise, playing the hero and his nerdy alter ego, Peter Parker, in the critically acclaimed film helmed by Sam Raimi. He is pictured here arriving to the Los Angeles premiere on April 29, 2002. (Photo: Robert Mora/Getty Images)

Kirsten Dunst (2002)

Dunst, fresh from Bring It On, played Peter Parker’s love interest Mary Jane Watson in the first three Spider-Man movies. (Photo: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Willem Dafoe (2002)

Helping establish the cinematic superhero formula of casting Oscar-caliber actors in the villainous roles, Dafoe essayed the role of Norman Osborn/Green Goblin in Spider-Man. (Photo: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Elizabeth Banks (2002)

Following up her role in Wet Hot American Summer, Banks appeared in the first three Spider-Man movies as Betty Brant, the put-upon secretary of Daily Bugle editor J. Jonah Jameson (J.K. Simmons). (Photo: Robert Mora/Getty Images)

James Franco and Marla Sokoloff (2002)

Franco, who played Harry Osborn (son of Norman/Green Goblin and best friend to Peter Parker), brought then-girlfriend Sokoloff to the L.A. premiere. The Whatever It Takes co-stars dated for five years. (Photo: Robert Mora/Getty Images)

John Paxton and Bill Paxton (2002)

Bill Paxton accompanied his father, who played Osborn family butler Bernard Houseman in the three Raimi-directed Spider-Man films. (Photo: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst (2002)

Although they only briefly dated, director Sam Raimi was worried that Maguire and Dunst’s breakup would affect their on-screen chemistry. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Kirsten Dunst (2004)

Dunst sported a shorter coif on the carpet for the Los Angeles premiere of Spider-Man 2 on June 22, 2004. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Tobey Maguire and Willem Dafoe (2004)

Maguire and Dafoe reprised their on-screen rivalry in Spider-Man 2. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Elizabeth Banks (2004)

In between the first and second Spider-Man movies, Banks co-starred with Maguire in Seabiscuit. (Photo: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Sam Raimi (2004)

Raimi directed the first three Spider-Man installments, which went on to gross nearly $2.5 billion worldwide. Many fans and critics still consider Spider-Man 2 to be the best superhero film ever made. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

James Franco (2004)

Franco, accompanied to the Spider-Man 2 premiere by actress Robyn Cohen, returned in the sequel as Harry Osborn. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Stan Lee (2004)

Spider-Man co-creator Stan “The Man” Lee shows off his web-throwing prowess at the Spider-Man 2 premiere.(Photo: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Kirsten Dunst and Tobey Maguire (2004)

Dunst and Maguire pose at the Spider-Man 2 afterparty. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Toby Maguire and Jennifer Meyer (2007)

Maguire brought future-wife Jennifer Meyer to the New York premiere of Spider-Man 3 on April 30, 2007. It would be the actor’s final go-round as the web-slinger. (Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Kirsten Dunst (2007)

Dunst returned for the last time as Mary Jane in Spider-Man 3. (Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Thomas Haden Church (2007)

The actor, who received an Oscar nod for 2004’s Sideways, starred as one of the film’s many villains, Flint Marko/Sandman. (Photo: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

James Franco (2007)

Franco’s Harry Osborn completed his transition from BFF to mortal enemy, assuming the role of the new Goblin in the threequel. (Photo: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Bryce Dallas Howard and Topher Grace (2007)

Bryce Dallas Howard (M.J.’s rival Gwen Stacy) and Topher Grace (Spidey’s rival Eddie Brock/Venom) joined the festivities Spider-Man 3. (Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Rosemary Harris (2007)

The acclaimed British actress played Peter’s Aunt May in the Raimi trilogy. (Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Cliff Robertson (2007)

The Oscar winner, who played Peter’s Uncle Ben Parker (the man who teaches Peter that “with great power comes great responsibility”), made his final acting apperance in Spider-Man 3. He died four years later. (Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Andrew Garfield (2012)

After a five-year hiatus, The Amazing Spider-Man hit theaters with Andrew Garfield in the title role. He poses with the new Spidey logo at the premiere on June 28, 2012. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Emma Stone (2012)

After a string of hits, including Easy A, The Help, and Crazy, Stupid, Love, Stone was cast as love interest Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Denis Leary (2012)

The veteran actor appeared as NYPD Capt. George Stacy — father of Emma Stone’s character in the film. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Marc Webb (2012)

Webb directed both The Amazing Spider-Man and its 2014 sequel. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Sally Field and Martin Sheen (2012)

The acting legends, playing Peter Parker’s new aunt and uncle, posed together at the Los Angeles premiere. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Cast (2012)

Rhys Ifans, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Denis Leary gathered for a group shot before the premiere screening. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Andrew Garfield (2014)

Andrew Garfield reprised his role in the sequel, which was simply titled The Amazing Spider-Man 2. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Emma Stone (2014)

Back as Gwen Stacy, Stone stopped for photographers at The Amazing Spider-Man 2 premiere in New York on April 24, 2014. (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Anna Wood and Dane Dehaan (2014)

Dehaan played as Harry Osborn/Green Goblin in the sequel. (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Sally Field (2014)

Sally Field returned as Aunt May in the film. (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Jamie Foxx (2014)

The Oscar winner, who played Spidey adversary Electro, brought daughter Annalise Bishop to the premiere. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Paul Giamatti (2014)

Giamatti appeared as the villian Rhino. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield (2014)

The co-stars dated for almost five years before calling it quits in 2015. (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Tom Holland (2017)

After appearing briefly in Captain America: Civil War, Holland is the lead of his own film, Spider-Man: Homecoming, which premieres on June 28, 2017 in Los Angeles. (Photo: Eric Charbonneau/Invision/AP Images)

Robert Downey Jr. (2017)

Robert Downey Jr. brings his Iron Man charm to the latest Spider-Man movie. (Photo: Eric Charbonneau/Invision/AP Images)

Marisa Tomei (2017)

Marisa Tomei stars as a much younger Aunt May in Homecoming. (Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images)

Michael Keaton

The former Batman switches sides as the archvillain Adrian Toomes/Vulture in Homecoming. (Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage)


Zendaya, who plays Peter Parker schoolmate Michelle “M.J.” Jones, arrives at Homecoming‘s Los Angeles premiere. (Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr.

The actors, who previously teamed in Chaplin and Only You, reunite on-screen two decades later for Homecoming. (Photo: Todd Williamson/Getty Images)

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