Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse has won itself the Best Animated Film award at the Oscars.
An Oscar For Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse!!
A huge congratulations to Bob Persichetti, Rodney Rothman, Peter Ramsey, Christopher Miller and Phil Lord for the award. This is the first nomination and win for each of them.
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse had to beat Incredibles 2, Isle of Dogs, Mirai and Ralph Breaks the Internet.
First Spider-Man Film To Win An Oscar
Spider-Verse has now become the first Marvel’s Spider-Man film to take home an Oscar. Earlier, Spider-Man 2 took an Oscar home in 2005 for Best Visual Effects. This also happens to be Sony’s first ever win and second nomination. They were previously nominated for Surf Up in 2007, but lost to Ratatouille by Pixar.
Before the release of Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse last year, many fans thought Incredibles 2 will take home the Oscar. However, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse came in shocking the audience with its innovative storytelling. While Incredibles 2 earned much more money at the worldwide box office, Spider-Verse has been nominated for this Awards season.
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’s Impressive Run At The Awards
Apart from winning an Oscar, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse won the Best Animated Feature at the Critics Choice Awards, Producer’s Guild Awards, Golden Globes and BAFTAs. It’s also scored 7 Annie Awards, which had Best Animated Feature, Best Character Design, Best Production Design, Best Character Animation, Best Directing, Best Writing, and Best Editorial.
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Is also the highest rated Spider-Man film till date. The movie got an impressive 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, which made it a high rated film of 2018. 2017’s Homecoming scored 92%, 2002’s Spider-Man has 90%, followed by Spider-Man 2 which is on 83%, and 2007’s Spider-Man 3 with 63%. Meanwhile, 2012’s The Amazing Spider-Man and 2014’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 have a 72% and 51%, each.
While the film is based on Spider-Man, it isn’t a part of the MCU. With Black Panther winning two Oscars, it seems like the peeps at Marvel are really happy at the moment.