Small Foreshadowing Details From The MCU 'Spider-Man' Movies

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One of the things that makes the Marvel Cinematic Universe so compelling is its great use of foreshadowing. Peter Parker and the MCU Spider-Man movies are no exception, utilizing little clues, hidden details, and crafty dialogue that add up to exceptional payoffs. For example, in Spider-Man: Far From Home, there are tons of instances where Mysterio and his team can be found spying on Peter in the background as he tours European cities. Check out the bus driver who actually doffs his cap at a group of students fleeing for their lives. In Homecoming, there's a cute example that hints at MJ's identity early on. Right before she's introduced, a tiger mascot runs across the screen. Canonically, "Tiger" is MJ's nickname for Peter. There are even examples popping up from the trailers for the upcoming No Way Home! Fans have noticed that the way Doc Ock is placed within action sequences implies that he may actually be a hero, not a villain.

Check out this list of small foreshadowing details fans noticed in MCU Spider-Man movies, and don't forget to vote up your favorites!

  • 1
    145 VOTES

    Mysterio Follows Peter In The Background In 'Far From Home'

    From Redditor u/Vanillanestor:

    In Spider-Man: Far From Home, right before Peter Parker goes to buy a necklace for MJ, Quentin Beck (Mysterio) can be seen in the background stalking Peter, foreshadowing the events to come.

    145 votes
  • 2
    95 VOTES

    Mysterio's Henchman Guterman Spies On Peter And MJ In 'Far From Home'

    From Redditor u/iwasAfookenLegend:

    Guterman, the writer behind the Mysterio Origin, can be briefly spotted spying on Peter in Venice in Spider-Man: Far From Home.

    95 votes
  • 3
    115 VOTES

    Mysterio Steals Tony's Acronym In The End Of 'Far From Home'

    From Redditor u/Joshieboy_Clark:

    In Spider-Man: FFH, Peter is given a pair of AI glasses from Tony Stark. These AI glasses are a huge part of the plot, since it has billions of dollars worth of security protocols loaded into it. They were originally meant for Peter to use to keep Earth safe from any potential threat, since Iron Man is no more.

    When Peter first uses these AI glasses we learn the AI's name is E.D.I.T.H., which is an acronym for 'Even Dead, I'm The Hero.' A very bitter-sweet, Tony Stark-ish joke that encapsulates Tony's personality very well.

    In the end of the film, Mysterio uses E.D.I.T.H. for his great illusion to look like a hero in front of the world. After Spider-Man stops him and Mysterio dies by his own hand, the glasses are returned to Peter and the end of the movie is carried out. Peter gets the girl and they swing off into the sunset. Happy ending, right?

    That is, until the Mid-Credit's scene. You all know what happened. Mysterio's team sent out footage to the Daily Bugle revealing Spider-Man's identity. Not only this, but Mysterio's team doctored the footage to make it appear as though Spider-Man is evil, ordering drone strikes and murdering Mysterio.

    Though it didn't go down how he originally intended it to, Mysterio still achieved his ultimate goal.

    Even Dead, I'm The Hero.

    115 votes
  • 4
    87 VOTES

    Peter and Tony's Almost Hug Pays Off In 'Endgame'

    From Redditor u/CobraCabana:

    In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Peter thought Tony was going for a hug and Tony said 'We're not there yet.' In Endgame, Tony catches Peter off guard with a hug.... he got there.

    87 votes
  • 5
    104 VOTES

    Peter's Understanding Of Pendulums Helps His Web Slinging In 'Homecoming'

    From Redditor u/iPeterParker:

    In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Peter is able to answer a physics question regarding a pendulum’s swing without paying much attention, demonstrating his ability to accurately calculate his web swinging.

    104 votes
  • 6
    76 VOTES

    Aaron Davis' Profile In 'Homecoming' Reveals That He'll Become The Prowler

    From Redditor u/comicpagesandwich:

    In Spider-Man: Homecoming, if you look at other aliases for Aaron Davis it says his actual comic book alias: 'The Prowler,' however being Miles Morales’ uncle (who is also mentioned in the movie), it also references the creators of the character: Brian Michael Bendis, and Sarah Pichelli.

    76 votes