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.