Spider-Man
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Other mistake: When Jameson is flipping the pictures of Peter's first batch of photographs, you can see (in slow motion or if you have really good vision) that the 3rd picture he looks at changes into an entirely new photograph, when he puts it down. The one he's looking at is Spider-Man on the side of a building, but when it's on the desk it's Spider-Man kicking a thug in the face. The one he then looks at changes too - it was about to have a bit of sky on the left, but then turns into a photo of a street from above, with no sky visible. (00:58:45)

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Suggested correction: According to this site's rules, if you have to use slow motion to see something, it's not a valid mistake.

Sacha Premium member

Trivia: When Peter first brings pictures to the Bugle and asks JJJ for a job JJJ says he'll send Peter Christmas meat. Inside joke because Tobey Maguire is a strict vegetarian.

Maria Santos
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Suggested correction: Without a source confirming that it seems more likely that it's a simple joke demonstrating JJs lack of generosity, tact and thoughtfulness.

This information is also available on the trivia track on the DVD and Blu-Ray.

The website IMDB and Wikipedia both confirm this.

Factual error: Why would Columbia University have the "most powerful electron microscope on the eastern seaboard" in the same lab room as it would have the spider lab, which is a biology/genetics study? Electron microscopes are useless for studying DNA. The electron beam turns molecules into sludge. All but the toughest organic samples have to be coated with metal as protection, and you can't do this with DNA. (00:09:05)

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Suggested correction: DNA labeled with heavy atoms can be seen in electron microscopes. While DNA sequencing isn't yet viable with electron microscopes, transmission electron microscopy DNA sequencing could be possible. Given the fictitious advancements in science seen in Spider-Man, it's possible they can successfully sequence DNA as well.

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: Bone Saw had four valets during the wrestling scene yet during the cage match he's only got three at ringside, one of the two blondes disappears.

Rob245
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Suggested correction: I just loaded up the scene. All four of them are definitely there during the cage match. There's even several shots where you can see all four at the same time.

TedStixon

Well I guess. It's just one seemed to be gone at one point during the cage match. Thank you.

Rob245

One of them was standing apart from the others. But all four are definitely there during the match, and like I said, all four are visible in the same shot several times.

TedStixon
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Continuity mistake: When Peter shoots his web at his bedroom lamp and pulls it across the room, it smashes against the wall and breaks. But when Aunt May is talking to Peter from the door seconds later, the lamp is back on the dresser in one piece. (00:32:15)

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Question: What exactly did Mary Jane's father say to her when he was yelling at her at home?

MikeH

Chosen answer: "You're trash! You're always gonna be trash, just like her!" - He says this presumably in reference to Mary Jane's mother.

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