Every Sony-Distributed Marvel Film Ranked Top to Worst

Every Sony-Distributed Marvel Film Ranked Top to Worst

Every Marvel studio distributed by Sony was ranked, from greatest to worst. Sony’s Spider-Man Universe started with the release of the first Spider-Man film in 2002, directed by Sam Raimi and starring Tobey Maguire as Spider-Man/Peter Parker. The franchise continued with two sequels, Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Spider-Man 3 (2007). The franchise was then rebooted in 2012 with The Amazing Spider-Man, directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was released in 2014, but plans for further sequels were eventually canceled.

Sony’s Spider-Man Universe Films Ranked Top To Worst

1. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Spider-Man 2 follows after defeating The Green Goblin, Peter Parker’s life finally seems to be going well. But things get even harder when he needs to learn to balance his life as Peter Parker with his work & his college and the life of Spider-Man fighting crime. But then a new villain known as Doctor Octopus arises & begins to terrorize New York, but now things get harder when Peter’s powers begin to go away. Now he needs to reach a decision on whether he wants to continue as Peter Parker or Spider-Man.

Watch Spider-Man 2 on Netflix.

2. Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

Spider-Man: No Way Home follows when Spider-Man’s identity is now revealed, our friendly neighborhood web-slinger is unmasked and no longer able to separate his normal life as Peter Parker from the high stakes of being a superhero. When Peter asks for help from Doctor Strange, the stakes become even more dangerous, forcing him to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man.

Watch Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) on Prime Video.

3. Spider-Man (2002)

Spider-Man (2002)

“Spider-Man” centers on student Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) who, after being bitten by a genetically-altered spider, gains superhuman strength and the spider-like ability to cling to any surface. He vows to use his abilities to fight crime, coming to understand the words of his beloved Uncle Ben: “With great power comes great responsibility.”

Watch Spider-Man (2002) on Prime Video.

4. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Miles Morales has just started at a new school and is struggling to fit in. Then he is bitten by a radioactive spider and he obtains certain powers, similar to those of Spiderman. He doesn’t know what to do with the powers, or how to control them, so naturally, he turns to Spider-Man for advice.

Watch Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) on Netflix.

5. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Young Peter Parker (Tom Holland) returns home to live with his Aunt May after his experience with the Avengers. Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. He also tries to return to his normal daily routine — distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just a friendly neighborhood superhero. Peter must soon put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges to threaten everything that he holds dear.

Watch Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) on Prime Video.

6. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Spider-Man 3’

Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) and M.J. (Kirsten Dunst) seem to finally be on the right track in their complicated relationship, but trouble looms for the superhero and his lover. Peter’s Spider-Man suit turns black and takes control of him, not only giving Peter enhanced power but also bringing out the dark side of his personality. Peter must overcome the suit’s influence as two supervillains, Sandman and Venom, rise up to destroy him and all those he holds dear.

Watch Spider-Man 3 (2007) on Netflix.

7. Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)

Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)

Peter Parker’s relaxing European vacation takes an unexpected turn when Nick Fury shows up in his hotel room to recruit him for a mission. The world is in danger as four massive elemental creatures — each representing Earth, air, water and fire — emerge from a hole torn in the universe. Parker soon finds himself donning the Spider-Man suit to help Fury and fellow superhero Mysterio stop the evil entities from wreaking havoc across the continent.

Watch Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) on Netflix.

8. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2012

Abandoned by his parents and raised by an aunt and uncle, teenager Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), AKA Spider-Man, is trying to sort out who he is and exactly what his feelings are for his first crush, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone). When Peter finds a mysterious briefcase that was his father’s, he pursues a quest to solve his parents’ disappearance. His search takes him to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans), setting him on a collision course with Connors’ alter ego, the Lizard.

Watch The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) on Netflix.

9. Ghost Rider (2007)

Ghost Rider (2007)

Johnny Blaze (Nicolas Cage) was only a teenage stunt biker when he sold his soul to the devil (Peter Fonda). Years later, Johnny is a world-renowned daredevil by day, but at night, he becomes the Ghost Rider of Marvel Comics legend. The devil’s bounty hunter, he is charged with finding evil souls on earth and bringing them to hell. But when a twist of fate brings Johnny’s long…

Watch Ghost Rider (2007) on Prime Video.

10. Venom (2018)

Venom (2018)

Tom Hardy stars as the lethal protector and anti-hero Venom – one of Marvel’s most enigmatic and complex characters. Journalist Eddie Brock is trying to take down Carlton Drake, the notorious and brilliant founder of the Life Foundation. While investigating one of Drake’s experiments, Eddie’s body merges with the alien Venom — leaving him with superhuman strength and power. Twisted, dark and fueled by rage, Venom tries to control the new and dangerous abilities that Eddie finds so intoxicating.

Watch Venom (2018) on Vudu.

11. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

It’s great to be Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield). For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen (Emma Stone). But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro (Jamie Foxx).

Watch The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) on Prime Video.

12. Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)

Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)

Tom Hardy returns to the big screen as the lethal protector of Venom, one of MARVEL’s greatest and most complex characters. Directed by Andy Serkis, the film also stars Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris and Woody Harrelson, in the role of the villain Cletus Kasady/Carnage.

Watch Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021) on Netflix.

13. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2012)

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2012)

Nicolas Cage returns as Johnny Blaze in Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. Still struggling with his curse as the devil’s bounty hunter, Johnny is hiding out in a remote part of Europe when he is recruited by a secret sect of the church to save a young boy from the devil. At first, Johnny is reluctant to embrace the power of the Ghost Rider, but it is the only way to protect the boy and possibly rid himself of his curse forever.

Watch Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2012) on Vudu.

14. Morbius (2022)

Morbius (2022)

One of the most compelling and conflicted characters in Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters comes to the big screen as Oscar® winner Jared Leto transforms into the enigmatic antihero Michael Morbius. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder and determined to save others suffering the same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. While at first, it seems to be a radical success, the darkness inside him is unleashed. 

Watch Morbius (2022) on Netflix.

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