Italian Spiderman is an Australian film parody of Italian action–adventure films of the 1960s and 1970s, first released on YouTube in 2007. The parody purports to be a “lost Italian film” by Alrugo Entertainment, an Australian film-making collective formed by Dario Russo, Tait Wilson, David Ashby, Will Spartalis and Boris Repasky.
Ostensibly an Italian take on the comic book superhero Spider-Man, the film is a reference to foreign movies that misappropriate popular American superheroes such as the Turkish film “3 Dev Adam“, and licensed series such as the Japanese TV series “Spider-Man“, both of which alter the character of Spider-Man for foreign audiences. Other notable entries include the Indian version of Superman (1987), The Three Fantastic Supermen (1967) and La Mujer Murcielago (The Batwoman) (1968). It also resembles the movie Bathman dal pianeta Eros (1982).
A trailer was released, followed by a full-length feature made up of ten mini-episodes.
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