In 2007, Spider-Man 3 swung into cinemas to become the first movie to feature the fan-favourite Marvel character, Venom. The comic book movie introduced audiences to Edward ‘Eddie’ Brock Jr. and his symbiotic alter-ego Venom, and became the starting point for Venom’s big screen career.

But how many Venom movies are there?

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The Venom films in order

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To date, there are five movies that feature Venom. The Venom movies – which were produced between 2007 and 2020 – include:

  • Spider-Man 3 (2007)
  • Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload (2013)
  • Venom (2018)
  • Lego Spider-Man: Vexed by Venom (2019)
  • Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
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Are all of the Venom movies part of the same series?

Spider-Man 3 is the third part of Sam Raimi’s live-action Spider-Man trilogy (following 2002’s Spider-Man and 2004’s Spider-Man 2). Venom appears as one of the villains in the movie.

Venom and Venom: Let There Be Carnage are part of the same series, and follow the story of Eddie Brock (played by Tom Hardy) as he transforms into the anti-hero, Venom.

Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload and Spider-Man: Vexed by Venom are animated short films, featuring a Lego version of Venom.

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Who are the actors who play Venom?

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Topher Grace played the role of Edward Brock Jr./Venom in Spider-Man 3, while Tom Hardy played Eddie Brock/Venom in Venom and Venom: Let There Be Carnage. Ben Pronsky voiced Venom in Lego Marvel Spider-Man: Vexed by Venom.

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Are the Venom films the work of the same director?

Venom appears in films overseen by multiple directors. Sam Raimi directed Spider-Man 3, while Ruben Fleischer directed Venom, and Andy Serkis directed Venom: Let There Be Carnage. Greg Richardson directed Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload, and Ken Cunningham and Andrew Duncan directed Lego Marvel Spider-Man: Vexed by Venom.

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Is Venom a popular character with audiences?

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Venom is a very popular character with audiences and is a big box office draw. Spider-Man 3 made $890,871,626 at the box office, while the first solo Venom film made $856,085,151, demonstrating the power the character has when it comes to movie appearances.

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