Spider-Man: No Way Home was one of the most talked about films of 2021. Not only did it have an amazing cast and spectacular action sequences, but the film is also remembered for its memorable quotes.
Whether they were uttered by Spider-Man himself or any character in the movie, these quotes will remain with us long after the credits have rolled. So why exactly was Spider-Man: No Way Home so great? Let’s take a look at some of the things that made this movie stand out from other superhero films.
First, there’s no denying that the cast was top notch. Tom Holland once again nailed his portrayal of Peter Parker/Spider-Man while Zendaya, Jacob Batalon and Marisa Tomei were excellent as MJ, Ned and Aunt May respectively. Not to mention the stellar performances from returning cast members such as Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield and Alfred Molina. The chemistry between these actors was truly remarkable and it made for a very entertaining experience.
But what really stands out is the writing. Director Jon Watts managed to capture some of Spider-Man’s most iconic lines in the movie, making them stand out even more than usual.
For example, when Peter says “No matter how hard I try, I always end up being me” or when he tells Mysterio that “You can’t lie your way out of this one!” — discover even more below.
The Amazing Cast of Spider-Man: No Way Home
Tom Holland as Spider-Man, Peter Parker
Tom Holland is a British actor and has been playing the role of Spider-Man since 2016. He will be reprising his role in the upcoming Spider-Man: No Way Home movie where he will join forces with other characters to take on a formidable enemy.
Zendaya as Michelle “MJ” Jones
Zendaya is an American actress and singer known for her roles in films such as Euphoria, The Greatest Showman, and Smallfoot. She will be joining Tom Holland’s Peter Parker in the highly anticipated sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Tobey Maguire as Spider-Man, Peter Parker
Tobey Maguire starred as the beloved Spider-Man in Sam Raimi’s original trilogy of films. He is returning to the franchise for a special guest appearance in Spider-Man: No Way Home, making an exciting reunion with his former castmates.
Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man
Andrew Garfield starred as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in The Amazing Spider-Man and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Although he is not playing the same character this time around, he will be joining Tobey Maguire and Tom Holland’s Peter Parkers in what promises to be an epic team up!
Marisa Tomei as Aunt May
Marisa Tomei has been playing Aunt May since her debut in Captain America: Civil War. She will be reprising her role in Spider-Man: No Way Home, where she will act as a support system for the friendly neighborhood superhero and his allies.
Willem Dafoe as Green Goblin
Willem Dafoe reprised his role as the Green Goblin from Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy in Spider-Man: No Way Home. With his performance full of intensity and menace, Dafoe has already proven he can portray a complex character with aplomb.
Jacob Batalon as Ned Leeds
Jacob Batalon is an American actor best known for playing Peter’s best friend Ned Leeds in the MCU movies Jacob Batalon and Spider-Man: Far From Home. He is set to reprise his role as Peter’s confidant in the upcoming movie.
Angourie Rice as Betty Brant
Angourie Rice is an Australian actress known for her roles in films such The Nice Guys, Every Day, and Black Mirror. She will be playing the role of journalist Betty Brant in Spider-Man: No Way Home, offering support to the friendly neighborhood superhero when he needs it most.
Tony Revolori as Flash Thompson
Tony Revolori is a Guatemalan American actor who has been playing Peter’s high school bully Flash Thompson since his debut in Spider-Man: Homecoming. He returns for yet another thrilling adventure in Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Jamie Foxx as Electro
Jamie Foxx is an American actor, singer, and comedian who has starred in many films such as Ray, Django Unchained and Baby Driver. He will be playing the role of Electro, a powerful antagonist in the upcoming Spider-Man movie.
James Franco as Harry Osbourn
James Franco returns to his original role of Harry Osborn from Sam Raimi’s original trilogy of Spider-Man movies. He joins Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield for their epic reunion in the highly anticipated sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Alfred Molina as Otto Octavius
Alfred Molina is an English actor, director, and writer best known for his roles in films such as Raiders of the Lost Ark, Magnolia, and The Da Vinci Code. He will be reprising his role as Doctor Otto Octavius from Spider-Man 2 in Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock, Venom
Tom Hardy is a British actor who has starred in films such Inception, Dunkirk and Mad Max. He joins the cast of Spider-Man: No Way Home to portray Eddie Brock in another thrilling adventure with Peter Parker and his allies.
Jon Favreau as Happy
Jon Favreau is an American actor, director, and producer best known for directing the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Iron Man and Spider-Man: Homecoming. He will be reprising his role as Peter’s bodyguard Happy Hogan in Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Strange
Benedict Cumberbatch is a British actor and producer who has starred in many blockbusters such as The Imitation Game, Doctor Strange and Avengers: Infinity War. He joins the cast of Spider-Man: No Way Home to play a major part in the thrilling adventure that awaits Peter Parker and his allies.
Thomas Haden Church as Sandman
Thomas Haden Church is an American actor and director who rose to fame for his memorable role in the Oscar winning movie Sideways. He will be playing the role of Flint Marko, aka Sandman, a formidable antagonist in Spider-Man: No Way Home.
J.K Simmons as J. Jonah Jameson
J.K Simmons is an American actor, singer, and voice artist best known for his roles in films such as Juno, Whiplash and La La Land. He reprises his iconic role as J Jonah Jameson in Spider-Man: No Way Home, offering Peter Parker words of wisdom when he needs it most!
Quotes from the Movie Spider-Man: No Way Home
- “Be careful what you wish for, Parker.” – Green Goblin
- “We started getting some visitors from every universe.” – Doctor Strange
- “I’m not a kid anymore.” – Tom Holland’s Peter Parker
- “Wait, so you’re telling me there’s a multiverse?” – Ned Leeds
- “It’s you guys!” – Tobey Maguire’s Peter Parker
- “You know, all this is kinda your mess. I know a couple of magic words myself, starting with the word please.” – Andrew Garfield’s Peter Parker
- “That’s not your apartment anymore. This is crazy.” – Zendaya’s MJ
- “I know a little magic myself.” – Tom Holland’s Peter Parker
- “Peter, you’re struggling to have everything you want while the world tries to make you choose. Sounds like a pretty normal teenage experience to me.” – Aunt May
- “The fabric of reality is breaking apart, I can’t stop it, I’m sorry.” – Doctor Strange
- “When villains die, they don’t just stop being villains, someone has to stop them.” – Tom Holland’s Peter Parker
- “I’m sorry, kid. You have a mission, you have to stop them.” – Green Goblin
- “The spell, it’s too dangerous. Fine, I won’t do it.” – Doctor Strange
- “I’m something of a scientist myself.” – Willem Dafoe’s Green Goblin
- “With great power comes great responsibility.” – Tobey Maguire’s Peter Parker