- “Homework can wait. The city can't.”
Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man under guidance from his mentor Tony Stark.
The movie opens in 2016, with Peter recording his trip to Germany with Tony Stark and Happy Hogan. Stark tells him to never show the footage, while making jokes. It skips to a hotel where Peter is staying with Happy. When it comes time to suit up, Peter learns he didn't check the other room of his suite which contains a new Spider-Man suit from Stark. Peter records his entrance to the Avengers as well.
Later, Peter is taken by home by Stark, who allows him to keep the new suit. Despite Peter's desire to be an Avenger, Stark tells him to stay a street-level hero and make regularly reports to Happy, who will update Stark on his progress.
Months pass with Peter making updates; however, he keeps losing backpacks with his street clothes and ditching detention for when he's late to school. He comes across robbers at an ATM, who are using Chitauri technology in the crime. Peter reports this, hoping to get involved with taking down the criminals selling alien tech; however, Stark turns him down. Ignoring the warning, Peter investigates. This leads Peter nto a fight with the Shocker, who is in the middle of a sale; Peter barely survives the attack.
Elsewhere, Shocker returns to his boss Adrian Toomes, who is angry he got too loud with sales and attracted Spider-Man's attention. Shocker threatens to tell Toomes' family that he makes money off the black market; however, he is killed by accident when Toomes uses what he thought was a gravity gun. He gives Shocker's weapon to another of the crew, passing the moniker; Toomes tells Tinkerer to get ready for the next robbery.
Having retrieved a Chitauri weapon left behind by the original Shocker, Peter works with Ned to remove the power core which activates a tracking device, but Peter and Leeds manage to evade a member of Toomes' crew. After planting his own tracking device on the criminal and learning he's heading to Maryland, Peter rejoins his decathlon team and accompanies them to Washington, D.C. Working with Leeds, Peter disables the tracker implanted in his Spider-Man Suit and unlocks all its secret features, including the built-in articifical intelligence that Parker later names Karen.
- Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man
- Michael Keaton as Adrian Toomes / Vulture
- Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan
- Zendaya as Michelle Jones
- Donald Glover as Aaron Davis
- Tyne Daly as Anne Marie Hoag
- Marisa Tomei as May Parker
- Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man
- Jacob Batalon as Ned Leeds
- Laura Harrier as Liz Toomes
- Tony Revolori as Flash Thompson
- Bokeem Woodbine as Herman Schultz / Shocker
- Michael Chernus as Phineas Mason / Tinkerer
- Logan Marshall-Green as Jackson Brice
- Martin Starr as Roger Harrington
- Angourie Rice as Betty Brant
- Tiffany Espensen as Cindy Moon
- Abraham Attah as Abe Brown
- Michael Mando as Mac Gargan
- Jennifer Connelly as Karen
- Kerry Condon as F.R.I.D.A.Y.
- Kenneth Choi as Principal Morita
- Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America
- Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts
- Stan Lee as Gary, an elder man in a neighborhood, who in previous film was revealed that Lee's character cameos were from the same character, the watcher's informat.
In February 2015, Columbia Pictures announced that they were ending their rights dispute with Disney and working together with Marvel Studios to produce Spider-Man movies set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as well as Spider-Man appearing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that appeared in Captain America: Civil War.
- Main article: Spider-Man: Homecoming (soundtrack)
While promoting Doctor Strange in early November 2016, Feige accidentally revealed that Michael Giacchino, who composed the music for that film, would compose the score for Homecoming as well. Giacchino soon confirmed this himself. Recording for the soundtrack began on April 11, 2017. The score includes the theme from the 1960s animated series. The soundtrack was released by Sony Masterworks on July 7, 2017.
On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 92% based on 369 reviews, with an average rating of 7.66/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Spider-Man: Homecoming does whatever a second reboot can, delivering a colorful, fun adventure that fits snugly in the sprawling MCU without getting bogged down in franchise-building."
Trailers and Clips
- July 5, 2017 (Finland, Indonesia, Ireland, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom)
- July 6, 2017 (Albania, Armenia, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Georgia, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Ukraine, Uruguay)
- July 7, 2017 (Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, India, Nepal, Norway, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Vietnam)
- July 12, 2017 (France)
- July 13, 2017 (Germany)
- July 14, 2017 (Estonia, Lithuania, Poland)
- July 19, 2017 (Belgium)
- July 28, 2017 (Spain)
- August 11, 2017 (Japan)
- September 8, 2017 (China)
- The movie itself has dozens of Star Wars references, like a LEGO Death Star, a LEGO Palpatine, an X-Wing toy, an AT-ACT, and some Hasbro Black Series toy figures, including Rey, Finn, and Poe Dameron.
- In the official trailer, the theme song was titled "Time to Pretend", sung by MGMT.
- Michael Keaton dropped out of Cars 3 to have a role in this film.
- In the international trailer, the theme song was titled "Confident", sung by Demi Lovato.
- Vulture's suit was fully made out of technology unlike in the comics.
- This is the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to be distributed by another film studio besides Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures since 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger (which was distributed by Paramount Pictures), as Sony still owns the rights for the live-action Spider-Man films.
- This is the first time Jon Favreau portrays Happy Hogan in a non Iron Man movie.
- When Ned asks Peter how far can he shoot his web, it is likely a reference to Tobey Maguire's Peter Parker in the Sam Rami 2002 film, when Peter tries to shoot his web from a rooftop.
- Michelle Jones calls herself MJ, a nod to the character of Mary Jane Watson from the comics.
- Peter never mentions his Uncle Ben in the film, instead focusing on Stark as a role model.
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