All 14 Sony Spider-Man and Spider-Verse movies ranked from worst to best

Sony's Spider-Verse films have brought many wins but just as many losses. There have been 14 movies so far that featured characters from the Spider-Man franchise, but which is the best of the group?

Spider-Man from Columbia Pictures' SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME. Courtesy of Sony Pictures. ©2021 CTMG. All Rights Reserved. MARVEL and all related character names: © & ™ 2021 MARVEL
Spider-Man from Columbia Pictures' SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME. Courtesy of Sony Pictures. ©2021 CTMG. All Rights Reserved. MARVEL and all related character names: © & ™ 2021 MARVEL /
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4. Spider-Man 2

Spider-Man 2 swings into the scene like a true superhero sequel, capturing the essence of what made the first film great and then cranking it up to eleven. It's like Spidey himself— bigger, bolder, and even more spectacular.

As Spider-Man, we see Peter Parker facing off against one of arguably the greatest villains to ever enter the Sony Spider-Verse: Dr. Otto Octavius played to perfection by Alfred Molina. Doc Ock blames Spider-Man for the accident that killed his wife and he's out for revenge, leading to one of the most visually stunning fight scenes in any Spider-Man movie.

While juggling Spider-Man's battle with Doc Ock, Peter Parker is struggling with many real-life struggles including self-doubt, hiding his secret from those he loves, and watching his true love slipping through his hands due to the double life he leads.

This movie isn't just about flashy action scenes (although there are plenty of them within the film), it's about Peter Parker's struggle with the responsibilities of being a hero and a regular guy. The character development is spot-on, the villains are compelling, and the emotional depth hits you right in the feels. It's the kind of sequel that leaves you pumped up and craving for more web-slinging adventures. It's just too bad the third film in the Sam Raimi trilogy didn't live up to the success of the second film which was a true masterclass.