Spider (2002) – IMDb


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Storyline

Dennis Clegg is in his thirties and lives in a halfway house for the mentally ill in London. Dennis, nicknamed “Spider” by his mother has been institutionalized with acute schizophrenia for some 20 years. He has never truly recovered, however, and as the story progresses we vicariously experience his increasingly fragile grip on reality. Written by Erwin van Moll

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Taglines:

The only thing worse than losing your mind… is finding it again.

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Details

Release Date:

3 January 2003 (UK)

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,575, 22 December 2002

Gross USA:

$1,642,483

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,808,941

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

98 min

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1

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Did You Know?

Trivia

David Cronenberg received the screenplay from Patrick McGrath out of the blue, with a note attached saying that Ralph Fiennes was interested in playing the part of Spider. After about four pages, Cronenberg had decided that he wanted to do the film.

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Goofs

Shadow on the road just before Spider gets the rope from the construction site.

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Quotes

Terrence

: Clothes maketh the man; and the less there is of the man, the more the need of the clothes.

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