Venom Movies In Order Of Release


A fan-favourite character in Marvel’s comic books since his debut in 1984, Venom has also appeared on the big screen in four movies to date.

His first appearance was in 2007’s Spider-Man 3, in which the alien symbiote bonded with Spidey. He then headlined two movies of his own, with Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock, the unlucky journalist who became the alien’s new host. Venom popped up again at the end of Spider-Man: No Way Home in a brief appearance that perhaps signals the possibility of another sequel for the head-chomping lifeform.

In this article, we list all of Venom’s movie appearances in order. Which movie is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below.

Spider-Man 3 

US Release Date: May 4, 2007

Worldwide Box Office: $895 million

Director: Sam Raimi

Metascore: 59

Main Cast:

Tobey Maguire (Spider-Man), Kirsten Dunst (Mary-Jane), Topher Grace (Venom), Thomas Haden Church (Sandman), James Franco (New Goblin), Bryce Dallas Howard (Gwen), Rosemary Harris (Aunt May), J.K. Simmons (J. Jonah Jameson)

Synopsis (from IMDB):

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

Venomous Quote:

Venom (to Mary Jane): Oh, my Spider-Sense is tingling! If you know what I’m talking about. 


US Release Date: October 5, 2018

Worldwide Box Office: $856.1 million

Director: Ruben Fleischer

Metascore: 35

Main Cast:

Tom Hardy (Eddie Brock), Michelle Williams (Anne Weying), Riz Ahmed (Carlton Drake), Woody Harrelson (Cletus Kasady)

Synopsis (from IMDB):

A failed reporter is bonded to an alien entity, one of many symbiotes who have invaded Earth. But the being takes a liking to Earth and decides to protect it.

Venomous Quote:

Venom: Eyes, lungs, pancreas. So many snacks, so little time.

Venom: Let There Be Carnage

US Release Date: October 1, 2021

Worldwide Box Office: $506.9 million

Director: Andy Serkis

Metascore: 49

Main Cast:

Tom Hardy (Eddie Brock), Michelle Williams (Anne Weying), Naomie Harris (Frances Barrison), Woody Harrelson (Cletus Kasady)

Synopsis (from IMDB):

Eddie Brock attempts to reignite his career by interviewing serial killer Cletus Kasady, who becomes the host of the symbiote Carnage and escapes prison after a failed execution.

Venomous Quote:

Venom: Eddie, we should be out there snacking on bad guys! I am a predator! I need to be free.

Spider-Man: No Way Home

US Release Date: December 17, 2021

Worldwide Box Office: $1.916 billion

Director: Jon Watts

Metascore: 71

Main Cast:

Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Tobey Maguire (Spider-Man), Andrew Garfield (Spider-Man), Zendaya (MJ), Jacob Batalon (Ned), Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange), Jon Favreau (Happy Hogan), Marisa Tomei (Aunt May), Jamie Foxx (Electro), Willem Dafoe (Green Goblin), Alfred Molina (Doc Ock), Benedict Wong (Wong), Thomas Haden Church (Sandman), Rhys Ifans (Lizard), Tom Hardy (Eddie Brock)

Synopsis (from IMDB):

With Spider-Man’s identity now revealed, Peter asks Doctor Strange for help. When a spell goes wrong, dangerous foes from other worlds start to appear, forcing Peter to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man.

Venomous Quote:

Eddie Brock: Okay, and there was a really angry green man.

Bartender: Hulk.

Eddie Brock: Hulk.

Venom: And you thought Lethal Protector was a shit name.

Which is your favourite movie featuring Venom? Let us know in the comments below.


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