Film Theory: The Spiderman 2 Mystery! Why Spiderman Lost His Powers!

  • Am 10 Jan 2019 veröffentlicht
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    We've seen a lot of Spider-Man lately. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and soon Spider-Man: Far From Home. Before that we saw Andrew Garfield slinging webs with Emma Stone for a couple movies, but I want you to think FURTHER back. That's right, I'm talking Tobey Maguire Spider-Man.
    Remember how at the end of his first movie EVERYTHING had gone wrong? Norman Osborn - the Green Goblin - was gone, his best friend was fatherless, Uncle Ben did what all Uncle Ben's do, etc.. It was all very sad. In Spider-Man 2, we see a Spider-Man without his powers. I want to talk about WHY he lost his powers. What made our friendly, neighborhood Spider-Man just plain, old Peter Parker?
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  • Baconlord 906
    Baconlord 906 Vor Tag +1

    He has memorized Mario’s height

  • Matthew Diola
    Matthew Diola Vor Tag

    11:06 hmm self care huh? 😏

  • Spy
    Spy Vor Tag

    The reason why he lost his powers is because Peter forgot to pay Mr Dikovitch RENT!!!!!

  • Brandon Krol
    Brandon Krol Vor Tag

    If Spidey was real, he would not be pleased about the fact that his name is not hyphenated in the title. I’m not joking. It’s surprising how often he makes a point about his name being hyphenated to people.

  • Amazing Jack
    Amazing Jack Vor Tag


  • R&A. Official
    R&A. Official Vor 2 Tage

    Bruh,the reason peter lost his powers is because he gave up because the city gave up on spider man,not because of PTSD.And when he gets them back to fight doctor octopus its becuase the city needed him,so they believed in spider man.And thats why he got his powers back

  • kaine bolts
    kaine bolts Vor 2 Tage +1

    In the comics one issue he randomly loses his powers but when he has to fights he noticed his spider sense works and then the other powers come back mid fight

  • Charles Pletzke
    Charles Pletzke Vor 2 Tage +2

    ORRRR Mary Jane is a Petty B**ch

  • That One Guy
    That One Guy Vor 2 Tage

    Was I not supposed to know it was ptsd I always just assumed that’s what it was, thanks for the confirmation though

  • Emily Diekemper
    Emily Diekemper Vor 2 Tage


  • Oshun Synnamon-Honey

    Nnoooo, lmao, not "Bobble head Tobey Maguire".😭

  • wojo 006
    wojo 006 Vor 2 Tage


  • Snoopyyy Miller
    Snoopyyy Miller Vor 2 Tage

    1:13 pat: press f to pay respects
    Me:does this entire thing just to press f


    Thank you for adressing the dangers of mental health

  • TheHaxBOI
    TheHaxBOI Vor 3 Tage


  • Alan Deblois
    Alan Deblois Vor 3 Tage

    You just made me love the Sam Rami movies now...

  • Son - Stevkan
    Son - Stevkan Vor 3 Tage

    So... this basically just explained what everyone already knew? He lost his powers cuz he went through some fucked up shit and wasn’t right mentally... that wasn’t unexplained that was implied and pretty obvious lol
    I mean I love You MatPat and I love Film Theory but this one seemed really pointless.

  • CliCky
    CliCky Vor 3 Tage

    How did you make Lucas the spider not cute right here 1:19

  • Leah GooDa
    Leah GooDa Vor 3 Tage

    “He has memorized Mario’s night”

  • Grizbands
    Grizbands Vor 4 Tage

    I didn’t know dna changes because i question myself and have a mental illness, who knew.

  • TheGoogle27
    TheGoogle27 Vor 4 Tage

    7:36 me and some of the bois sneaking into a film theory video before we come a meme

  • AnimeGirl15
    AnimeGirl15 Vor 4 Tage


  • Ethan Choate
    Ethan Choate Vor 4 Tage

    I actually have PDSD

  • Spunky Sanchez
    Spunky Sanchez Vor 4 Tage


  • Leonardo Ramirez
    Leonardo Ramirez Vor 5 Tage

    8:36 caught me off guard

  • That1 CODGuy360
    That1 CODGuy360 Vor 5 Tage

    0:01 Damn, I Remember Watching All Those Old School Spiderman Shows

  • Regan Beech
    Regan Beech Vor 5 Tage +1


  • Just Dom
    Just Dom Vor 5 Tage


  • Lego Brix Studio
    Lego Brix Studio Vor 5 Tage

    Me and the boys before it was popular

  • Alex Hemmel
    Alex Hemmel Vor 5 Tage +4

    *thanos snaps* “mr. theory man I don’t feel so good”

  • Wallyian Massò
    Wallyian Massò Vor 5 Tage

    Who was the *GENIOUS* man or women who memed the beging if this video?

  • YTM
    YTM Vor 6 Tage

    I have PTSD apparently

  • Tiger da cat
    Tiger da cat Vor 6 Tage

    I pressed f

  • SH4D0W Blake
    SH4D0W Blake Vor 6 Tage +1

    Ok game theory in Spider-Man into the spiderverse miles saw peter die and he goes through that disease why are his powers more effective then

  • Jaquan, Tyrone's Older Brother

    it’s funny because this was never actually a mystery

    people (or at least most i’ve seen on the internet) concluded that his emotional turmoil over always having to choose spider man over his own life was why he was that way

  • O f f l i n e [ o n ]

    No it is definitely not a theory, now it's real, every thing makes sense now!!!

  • Wakanda Forever
    Wakanda Forever Vor 6 Tage


  • Alonzo Chapman
    Alonzo Chapman Vor 6 Tage +1

    Nice job they already said this in the movie

  • the cookie eating master panda kid


  • gamingfan_2758 234
    gamingfan_2758 234 Vor 7 Tage

    Welp...i think i have ptsd.....that's fun!

  • Challenge Gaming
    Challenge Gaming Vor 7 Tage


  • Ironspider2099
    Ironspider2099 Vor 7 Tage


  • Samir Johnson
    Samir Johnson Vor 7 Tage

    Good work with that intro Mat!

  • Cole Lewis
    Cole Lewis Vor 7 Tage


  • Rubbish Sarah
    Rubbish Sarah Vor 7 Tage +1


  • fanfan lingo
    fanfan lingo Vor 7 Tage

    I think I may have minor ptsd

  • Billy Rowe
    Billy Rowe Vor 7 Tage


  • murad hero
    murad hero Vor 8 Tage +1

    You like moveis
    Press like

  • James
    James Vor 8 Tage +3

    Great now i have Hypochondria and PTSD

  • Werdco 57632
    Werdco 57632 Vor 8 Tage

    PTSD is 3.141583
    (pi to seven digits)

  • Jason Albarran
    Jason Albarran Vor 8 Tage

    Laughed too hard at "I'm on to you aunt May"

  • Jonathan Sng
    Jonathan Sng Vor 8 Tage

    7:37 the boys

  • Jackson Yarbrough
    Jackson Yarbrough Vor 8 Tage


  • Wassel
    Wassel Vor 8 Tage


  • Simon Bodega
    Simon Bodega Vor 8 Tage

    I heard the crack and knew exactly what it was, rip Andrew Garfield’s Spider-Man’s girlfriend’s life

  • noglas potato
    noglas potato Vor 8 Tage +1

    I have been wanting to know this for 4 YEARS thanks 🙏🏽

    • charles thomas
      charles thomas Vor 8 Tage

      Gaming Noob that’s sad

      I hope you get a skin one day or at least the battle pass lmao

  • Random Asian
    Random Asian Vor 8 Tage


  • Keyri Hernanadez
    Keyri Hernanadez Vor 9 Tage

    He lost his powers because he was heartbroken by M.J.(my opinion)

  • your FBI agent
    your FBI agent Vor 9 Tage


  • Ceramic G!
    Ceramic G! Vor 9 Tage +1

    XD dat song at the start tho lmao lol

  • Mr. Scarlo
    Mr. Scarlo Vor 10 Tage

    1:14 We lost two Spider-Men in 2018. Rest In Peace.

  • Oscar Falkman
    Oscar Falkman Vor 10 Tage

    Do i have P. D. S. D

  • Scarlett Flannery
    Scarlett Flannery Vor 10 Tage

    F to pay respect

  • Christian Konkler
    Christian Konkler Vor 10 Tage

    You got that all wrong matpat, adaa actually stands for American dodgeball association of America. I don't know where the heck you got depression from.

  • Icee Clash
    Icee Clash Vor 10 Tage +19

    *uses game theory logo for film theory intro*
    Me: what sorcery is this!?!

    DBGAMER Vor 10 Tage

    Matpat: Press F to pay respect...
    Me: *(Clicks F)*

  • Sein Acevedo
    Sein Acevedo Vor 11 Tage

    f i have spiderman power for real

  • jesus moguel
    jesus moguel Vor 11 Tage

    Doctor Octopus’s wife, ask if peter has a gf but peter doesn’t know and Octavius replies with “Love should never be kept a secret.If you keep something complicated such as love, it can make you sick. And I got this information from stock exchange

  • Jacob Wertenberger
    Jacob Wertenberger Vor 12 Tage

    No the ADAA stands for the American dodgeball association of America

  • Nikolas Lipimenos
    Nikolas Lipimenos Vor 12 Tage

    It might be a little cliche but in CinemaWins vid for spiderman 2 he points out a scene where Otto tells peter " if you keep something as complicated as love inside it can make you sick" and as we see after he tell mj that he "doesn't love her" his powers start failing and when he goes to show his love at the cafe scene his powers come back so yeah the reason might be love

  • F B I
    F B I Vor 13 Tage

    u telling me he made a whole theme song

  • kudakwavo vhudzijena
    kudakwavo vhudzijena Vor 13 Tage +1

    Adding even more depth to one of the greatest films ever made?! And teaching me about PTSD while you're at it? Thanx Theory Maaan😊, you'll always have your very own Gargoyle reserved for you to brood on in my city.

  • Kill Yourself
    Kill Yourself Vor 13 Tage

    The Blonde Spiderman isn't Toby but the Fat one was Toby also I thought it was because it was depression, he his Uncle was Killed a father figure was killed and he couldn't tell the love of his life he loved her although that only sorta cut the powers from him when he was at his most sad, it came back when Doctor Octopus robbed the bank it came back because he knew his Aunt was endanger and infact his powers didn't work in the bank because no matter depression is still there his body and mind was more concerned about Aunt May and when his Aunt was safe it stopped working and when Mary Jane was endanger his power came and once Peter and Mary Jane loved eachother it came back to stay due to being reassured and knowing that his love loved him back

  • Clumbsy Levi
    Clumbsy Levi Vor 13 Tage

    Lol Browser Logo

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    migit man gamer Vor 13 Tage +1


  • Tai Collie
    Tai Collie Vor 13 Tage +1


  • Christian Candelaria
    Christian Candelaria Vor 13 Tage +4

    Thanks: I will balence the universe.
    Spider Man dance's.
    Thanos:I give up

  • Dark Avenger
    Dark Avenger Vor 14 Tage +1

    Finally I’ve been waiting for this🙀

  • amazing -pluto300
    amazing -pluto300 Vor 14 Tage +1


  • Ryan Rusnak
    Ryan Rusnak Vor 14 Tage

    I loved the beginning part!

  • Shadow Stones123
    Shadow Stones123 Vor 14 Tage

    In one of those three poster spidy was putting up a... bad finger?

  • power to shape
    power to shape Vor 14 Tage

    You forgot the hyphen between 🕷️ and👨

  • A Random Meme Guy
    A Random Meme Guy Vor 15 Tage

    Me and the boys in a game theory vid

  • Zander Man
    Zander Man Vor 15 Tage


  • CarFreak Isaac
    CarFreak Isaac Vor 15 Tage


    I did it

  • C D
    C D Vor 15 Tage


  • Charlotte1244
    Charlotte1244 Vor 16 Tage +1

    What I'm confused about is in the more modern movies of spiderman eg spiderman homecoming, he had to artificially make his spiderwebs as if he didn't have any power? That doesn't make any sense because all the previous movies show spiderman being able to shoot webs from his own wrists. So does he really have any superpowers at all? Sure he has immense strength but with enough time and effort, anyone can have that ability to be strong.

  • God’s Honest Truther
    God’s Honest Truther Vor 16 Tage +1


  • Omar Arellano
    Omar Arellano Vor 16 Tage

    Me:Mom can we get Spiderman?
    My mom:We have Spiderman at home
    Spiderman at home:THEORY MAN

  • Spiderman 3.0
    Spiderman 3.0 Vor 16 Tage

    Matpat: superheroes have there own issues me: I never knew losing a little loved one was an issue

  • Jonathan Warrdddedcxddeececldron

    What is with the creepy weird music in the like..background of the audio in this video ? I didn’t even hear it until I put in headphones but even with those it isn’t immediately noticeable

  • Potery Pete
    Potery Pete Vor 16 Tage

    7:36 me and the bois making an appearance in game theory

  • Roharn ODell
    Roharn ODell Vor 17 Tage

    YEET is all im ganna say shoot i just said all that to

  • Liam Clements
    Liam Clements Vor 17 Tage

    When I was really young i had a dream about a green spiderman and now here he is

  • Spider- man
    Spider- man Vor 17 Tage


  • Nick Plays
    Nick Plays Vor 17 Tage


  • CheetoPuff 111
    CheetoPuff 111 Vor 17 Tage

    Finally, somebody agrees with me, because I keep saying that the first three spider mans were like my favorite Spider-Man is because I really only watched those and they don't like.

  • Bath Man
    Bath Man Vor 18 Tage


  • Re As
    Re As Vor 18 Tage +1

    For not huuuuuge marvel fans did you know that spider man didn't need the spider bite to become spider man and he lost his powers because his inner power was weak