TOBY MAGUIRE as Spider-Man - In 2002, Maguire starred in Spider-Man, based on the popular Marvel Comics superhero. The film was a major success & made Maguire into a star. He reprised the role in the sequels Spider-Man 2 (2004) & Spider-Man 3 (2007). All three movies went on to be part of the highest grossing movies each year. Maguire's performance as Spider-Man earned him some glowing reviews.