Tom Holland has starred as Spider-Man in six Marvel movies beginning with Captain America: Civil War (2016). His actual Spider-Man movies are:
- Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
- Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
- Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
The first introduces us to Peter Parker and his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens. With his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man he must fight off a new menace prowling the skies of New York City. And of course, keep it all a secret.
Far From Home picks up after the events of Avengers: Endgame when Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a changed new world. Peter Parker is back in high school with Ned and MJ and wants to take a break from being Spider-Man.
But when mysterious attacks by creatures called Elementals start wreaking havoc Peter is recruited by Nick Fury and Mysterio to help them uncover the truth behind the attacks.
No Way Home wraps up Tom Holland's role as Spider-man. The movie picks up after Far From Home when Peter's world is turned upside down when his identity is revealed to the public.
Peter turns to Doctor Strange for a spell to make everybody forget who he is but it goes wrong. Soon, Peter is up against five deadly new enemies: the Green Goblin, Dr. Octopus, Electro, the Lizard and Sandman.
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As most fans want to watch the most recent movie, we can tell you where to watch Spider-Man: No Way Home and where you can stream it around the world.
Where To Watch Spider-Man: No Way Home?
The US: Those with a subscription to Starz or DirectTV can watch Spider-Man: No Way Home for free.
The UK: Spider-Man: No Way Home is available to stream on Sky Cinema or on Sky via The Now App.
Australia: You can watch Spider-Man: No Way Home on Amazon Prime Video, Binge or FOXTEL Now.
Canada: Canadians have the movie available on Amazon Prime Video.
Argentina: You can stream the movie on HBO Max or Movi Star.
South Korea: Spider-Man: No Way Home is only available one streaming service, and that is Netflix.
Norway: Fans of Spider-Man: No Way Home in Norway can watch the movie for free on either ViaPlay or Strim.
Spain: Spider-Man: No Way Home is currently available to stream on Movi Star+.
Holland: Spider-Man: No Way Home is currently available to stream on Netflix in Netherlands.
Central Europe: For the vast majority of the European countries such as Austria, Germany, Ireland, Italy etc… Spider-Man: No Way Home is available on Sky Cinema.
The notable exceptions are France where you can stream it on Canal+ and Italy, where it is also available on Netflix.
Who owns the Spider-Man Movies?
It's pretty common knowledge that Disney also owns Marvel. And Spider-Man is a Marvel comic book character. So why can I not watch Spider-Man movies on Disney+?
The answer to that, should ever have a few hours to go down the rabbit hole of rights ownership, is that Sony actually owns the character of Spider-Man.
It started back in the 90s when Marvel was a company that sold paper comic books or plastic toys. Selling actual retail products was their business model.
In 1993 Marvel Films was created, but it wasn't to make movies. Instead, it was so they could license Marvel superheroes so other companies could make them.
The idea was that studios would pay Marvel to use a superhero, and then when the film was a hit, Marvel could sell the toys and merch and make money that way.
Around 2000, when Marvel didn't make their own films, they agreed on a deal with Sony Pictures. Sony would pay Marvel $10 million for every “Spider-Man” movie that Sony wanted to make.
Marvel would also get 5% of the movie revenue, and the two would split the money generated from the “Spider-Man” movie toys.
Here's the kicker – and it's also the reason why there are soooooo many Spider-Man movies.
According to Joanna Robinson, who read the contract on a Planet Money podcast for NPR:
“Sony must commence production on a new “Spider-Man” film within three years, nine months and release it within five years, nine months after the release of preceding picture.”
And what happens if they don't? If Sony does not release a Spider-Man movie every five years and nine months, the movie rights go back to Marvel, and Sony loses its most valuable pieces of intellectual property.
Why Is Spider-Man No Way Home Not On Disney+?
The explanation above outlines how and why Sony owns Spider-Man. As Sony has no working relationship with Disney, the movies cannot be streamed by them.
Instead, Sony uses other platforms to stream its content, including HBO, Sky Cinema, Netflix, and Amazon. Basically, everybody but Disney!
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