The new re-boot (the third for the franchise) stars Tom Holland and reaches the top with a £9.3 million opening weekend.
In terms of previous Spider-Man films this is fairly standard with only Spider-Man 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man doing far better.
Despicable Me 3 falls to second place but still manages a £5 million weekend which brings the films total gross to nearly £20 million.
With the school summer holidays fast approaching expect this film to hang around for a while.
Yet gain The Boss Baby is the longest running film of the week with 14 weeks on total on the chart and it is also the highest total grossing film with £28 million.
A year ago
The Secret Life of Pets held on to the top of the chart with The Legend of Tarzan coming in as the highest new film at number 2.
Five years ago
The Amazing Spider-Man starring Andrew Garfield made its debut at the top of the box office on its debit weekend knocking Ice Age: Continental Drift down to number 2.
Ten years ago
Shrek The Third remained at the top for a second weekend while the top new film was Die Hard 4.0 starring Bruce Willis at number 2.
Fifteen years ago
Tom Cruise starred in Minority Reports which too over at the top on its debut while Spider-Man fell to number 2 after 3 weeks on top.
Twenty years ago
Batman and Robin remained on top while the top new film was George Clooney in One Fine Day at number 2.
Twenty five years ago
The Player stayed at the top for a second weekend while the top new film was Sleepwalkers at number 2.
The total gross for the laters Marvel superhero film in the UK is £40 million which takes it above Fast and Furious 7 as the highest grossing film of the year, an accolade Furious 7 held for 1 week.
Age of Ultron is more or less running at a par with Avengers Assemble and should end up with a similar total UK gross, across the work Ultron has grossed just over $880 million.
Making its debut on the box office this week is British film [spooks] The Greater Good - based on the TV show Spooks.
Entering in the runner up spot the film takes just over a million pound.
Other new film to enter the box office this week are: The Age of Adaline at 5 and Big Game at number 7.
A year ago
Bad Neighbours took over from The Amazing Spider-Man 2 at the top of the chart on it's debut week of release.
Five years ago
Iron Man 2 held on strong at the top of the box office which the highest new film of the week was Furry Vengeance which came in at 2.
Ten years ago
Kingdom of Heaven made it's debut at the top of the box office knocking The Hitchhikers Guide to The Galaxy down to the number 2 slot.
Fifteen years ago
Kevin and Perry Go Large was still riding high at the top of the UK box office while the highest new film was right down at 6 in the shape of Man On The Moon starring Jim Carrey.
Twenty years ago
Outbreak held onto the top of the box office and there were no new entries on the chart for this week.
Furious 7 should overtake Fifty Shades of Grey as the highest grossing film of the year by next weekend, it continues to dominate across the globe as well and had now taken over $1 Billion.
Without much doubt this will be the last week it spends a the top as the next is the successful Marvel universe films is released this Thursday.
Highest new film of the week enters the box office at number 4 in the form of Child 44 which grosses just over half a million pound.
Also new this week is the Alan Rickman directed A Little Chaos which enters at 7.
A year ago
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was the highest new film of the week at the top which removed Rio 2 which fell to number 2.
Five years ago
Debuting at the top was Roman tearjerker Dear John, it removed Clash of The Titans with fell to number 2.
Ten years ago
Nicole Kidman starred in The Interpreter which debuted at the top of the box office sending The Amityville Horror down to number 2.
Fifteen years ago
Pokémon The First Movie was the highest new film which made its debut at the top, Erin Brockovich fell from the top to the number 2 spot.
Twenty years ago
Muriels Wedding was the top new film of the week with Dumb and Dumber falling down to number 2 from the top spot.
Bad Neighbours was released at the UK box office on 9th May this year, and after some controversy over box office taking for advance screenings took a very good £8.4 million on it's debut.
The controversy was down to 2 weeks of preview screening being added to the opening weekend take, so the film was actually released 2 weeks earlier and only took about £2 million on it;s debut weekend proper.
Despite this the film hung around the box office for 6 weeks and had a nice steady drop down the chart and took just why of £16 million during it's box office run, it is the 249th highest grossing film in the UK ever!
Falling into second place is The Amazing Spider-man 2 which topped the video chart last week.
Other new film this week are
Brick Mansions at 7
Survivor at 9
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn at 15
Quite interesting that we have 2 Posthumous films on the UK video chart this week in the shape of Paul Walkers Brick Mansions and Robin Williams The Angriest Man in Brooklyn.
Spider-Man's second amazing film was released at the box office on April 18th this year with a debut week at the top of the box office chart.
It's stayed in the top position for 3 weeks before it fell quite hard out of the box office chart spending just 6 weeks at cinemas.
During it's 6 week run though it did gross a quite respectable £23.6 million making it the 119th top film in the UK, worldwide it grossed $706 million making it the 63rd top film evert.
Spider-Man's sequel performed roughly on par with it's predecessor which spent an extra week at the UK box office and grossed a little more at £25 million.
Last weeks top film, Captain America: The Winter Soldier fell just a single place this week to number 2.
I can't go a week without mentioning Disney's Frozen and this week it jumps up another place and goes back into the top 3.
Check out the full UK home video chart.
Starring Seth Rogan and Zac Efron Bad Neighbours had no trouble de-throning the web slinger with an £8.5 million debut.
Spider-Man 2 falls into second place with £1.3 million bringing it's total gross to £22 million after 4 weeks.
Also new this week are:
Sabotage - Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest
La Cenerentola - the latest from the Met Opera
The Wind Rises
Before The Winter Chill
Last year saw the much anticipated Star Trek Into Darkness enter at the top knocking Iron Man 3 into second place.
Five years ago saw JJ Abrahams first Star Trek film enter the box office at the top knocking X-Men Origins: Wolverine into 3rd place with Coraline entering at 2.
Ten years ago had Van Helsing debuting at the top meaning Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind fell to number 2.
Fifteen years ago had I Still Know What You Did Last Summer go to the top on it's first week leaving The Waterboy to have a single week at the top.
Also starring Seth Rogen the Neighbourhood comedy enters the top on it's debut week with a fairy reasonable $51 million.
Spider-Man falls to second place with $37 million dollars and $96 million after 10 days of release.
Also new in America this week are
Mom's Night Out
Legends of Oz.
The follow up Spider-Man film added another £2 million over the weekend bringing it's total UK gross to just why of £ 20 million.
With The Other Woman staying put at 2 the highest new film was the Paul W.S. Anderson directed Pompeii which entered at 3. Based on the historical events surrounding the Italian village Pompeii took £1.2 million over the weekend.
Other new films this week are:
Blue Ruin (15)
This time last year there was still no moving Iron Man 3 as he spent another week at the top with the highest new film 21 and Over entering at 2.
Five years ago X-Men Origins: Wolverine debuted on the chart at the top leaving Hannah Montana The Movie to land at 2. State of Play fell from the top to 3.
Ten years ago Kill Bill Volume 2 was still riding the top slot keeping Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind from debuting at number 1, it had to settle for 2.
Fifteen years ago The Waterboy starring Adam Sandler was the new film at the top of the box office, knocking 8MM down to second place.
Twenty years ago Four Wedding and a Funeral was the big film for May with The Naked Gun 33 1/3 The Final Insult and The Crow also doing well while twenty five years ago Warlock starring Julian Sands was the big film with Mississippi Burning and Beaches also doing well.
As expected the follow up to 2012's Spider-Man re-book took over at the top with a very good $91.6 million over the weekend, this does include Thursday night previews as well.
The Spider-Man movie grossed more than the rest of the box office combined, last weeks top film The Other Woman falls to second place after a week at the top.
There were no other new releases at the US box office.
Adding a weekend gross of £3.4 million the Spider-Man follow-up has got a 10 day UK box office taking of £16.5 million. This is lower than it's predecessor which had taken £18.8 million during the same period, although that film had a July Opening.
Highest new film of the week is the Cameron Diaz starring The Other Woman. The rom com starring one of the biggest female leads at the moment grossed £2.7 million on it's debut landing at 2.
Other new film this week
Cosi Fan Tutte Met Opera 2014
This time last year the big Marvel tentpole Iron Man 3 hit UK cinemas at the top with an incredible £13.7 million gross, it knocked Olympus Has Fallen for 6 into second place.
Five years ago State of Play hit the top on it's debut weekend in the UK knocking Monsters Vs Aliens into second place.
Ten years ago Quentin Tarantino took his Kill Bill Volume 2 to the top of the box office on it;s debut which knocked 50 First Dates into second place.
Fifteen years ago Nicholas Cage hit number one with 8mm on it's opening weekend and knocked The Faculty down to 2.
Johnny Depp stars in Transcendence, a technology gone mad tale of a scientist trying to create a super human being and experimenting on himself. This will have a hard time against The Amazing Spider-Man 2 but it will chart in the top 5.
Cameron Diaz stars in The Other Woman, the three woman in a mans life, wife and 2 mistresses meet they plot to get their revenge on the man. The Love Punch charted low this week which demands a similar audience, but Diaz is a box office puller so this could go low top 5.
Come back next week to find out where they landed on the Uk box office chart.
A sequel to the 2012 re-boot franchise, a new generation of people have now accepted this take on the webbed hero in contrast to Sam Raimi and Toby Maguire's 2002 - 2007 series of films.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 enteres the box office with a weekend gross of £9 million, not quite enough to put it among the greats.
With only enough room for one superhero last weeks top film, Captain America: The Winter Soldier falls to four this week.
Other new films
The Love Punch
This time last year Olympus Has Fallen took over from Tom Cruise in Oblivion to become the top film on it's debut.
Five years ago Monsters Vs. Aliens was still holding the top spot with the highest new film coming from I Love You Man at four.
Ten years ago it was still Scooby Doo 2 Monsters Unleashed at the top with the highest new film The Butterfly Effect coming in at five.
Fifteen years ago saw The Faculty climb to the top knocking The Rugrats Movie down to two while the highest new film was An Ideal Husband at three.
Monsters University was the champion debuting in the top spot but it's £3.46 million gross is way lower than expected.
Despicable Me 2 drops to second place with £2.22 million and second highest new entry Pacific Rim has come up very close behind with £2.19 million. Inline with my predictions Monsters University debut at the top, although I predicted the highest debut weekend of the year and it fell short by £8 million and Pacific Rim did debut in third.
Last year Ice Ace Continental Drift finally for a national release after a couple of weeks on limited and went back to the top of the box office with £10 million knocking The Amazing Spider-Man from the top after a single week.
Highest new film (of sorts) was Magic Mike at 3.
Five years ago Mamma Mia stormed the box office on it's debut weekend taking the top spot from Hancock which fell to runner up spot. Mamma Mia would go on to be the highest grossing film in the UK for a short time.
Ten years ago Charlie's Angels Full Throttle was still at the top with Daddy Daycare being the highest new film at 3.
Fifteen years ago Six Days Seven Nights was the top film with Mad City the highest debut at 6.
The animated sequel took close to £4 million pound over the weekend, and despite a drop of £10 million from it's debut it stayed comfortably.
The strongest challenge of the week was from Now You See Me, debuting at 2 with a take of just under £3 million for the 3 day weekend.
According to my prediction Now You See Me did much better than I expected, I predicted a top 5 entry and didn't expect it to debut at number 2
The other new film I predicted last weekend to enter the box office chart was The Internship, which debuted at 3. I expected this to be the big challenge for Despicable Me 2.
This time last year The Amazing Spider-man took the box office by story, the reboot film flew into the top spot with a debut of £11 million and left the rest of the box office dead.
Five years ago Will Smith starred in the superhero movie Hancock and debuted at the top with just under £10 million knocking Prince Caspian from the top.
Ten years ago Charlies Angels: Full Throttle debuted at the top knocking Jim Carey in Bruce Almighty from the top.
Fifteen years ago there was a fairly static box office with Six Days Seven Nights retaining to box office crown.
Twenty years ago Jurassic Park was the big film of the summer and although Arnie was challenging with Last Action Hero it was never a threat to the dinosaur film.
The site has been recently updated with a wealth of information. There is a big gallery and the so so trailer, there is also rich information about the filmmakers, the cast, a cool breakdown of the characters and brief breakdown of the story (not too much is given away so no spoilers)
I've been sceptical about this "reboot" (I love the first two Sam Raimi films), I still am sceptical but this is a reassuring site that lets me know that just maybe this is a new twist on the familiar story.
Check the site out at The Amazing Spider-Man site.
UK release date: 6th July 2012
Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 7
Total UK gross £25,743,164 and the 141th top grossing film in the UK
Total World gross $753,930,663 and the 77th top grossing film globally
UK BBFC Certificate: 12Genres: