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The Incredible Hulk (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 13 June 2008 (USA)
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Bruce Banner, a scientist on the run from the U.S. Government, must find a cure for the monster he turns into, whenever he loses his temper.

Director:

Louis Leterrier

Writers:

Zak Penn (screenplay), Zak Penn (screen story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Norton ... Bruce Banner
Liv Tyler ... Betty Ross
Tim Roth ... Emil Blonsky
William Hurt ... General 'Thunderbolt' Ross
Tim Blake Nelson ... Samuel Sterns
Ty Burrell ... Leonard
Christina Cabot ... Major Kathleen Sparr
Peter Mensah ... General Joe Greller
Lou Ferrigno ... Voice of The Incredible Hulk / Security Guard
Paul Soles Paul Soles ... Stanley
Débora Nascimento ... Martina
Greg Bryk ... Commando
Chris Owens ... Commando
Al Vrkljan Al Vrkljan ... Commando (as Alan Vrkljan)
Adrian Hein Adrian Hein ... Commando
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Storyline

Depicting the events after the Gamma Bomb. 'The Incredible Hulk' tells the story of Dr Bruce Banner, who seeks a cure to his unique condition, which causes him to turn into a giant green monster under emotional stress. Whilst on the run from military which seeks his capture, Banner comes close to a cure. But all is lost when a new creature emerges; The Abomination. Written by Graham Kroon

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action violence, some frightening sci-fi images, and brief suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese | Spanish

Release Date:

13 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hulk 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$55,414,050, 15 June 2008

Gross USA:

$134,806,913

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$263,427,551
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (director's cut)

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Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS | DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Stylistically, the filmmakers chose a darker shade of green from Hulk (2003), and decided to not make him as large. His size does not increase as he becomes further enraged, staying at a consistent height. See more »

Goofs

(at around 16 mins) When Banner is talking via chat online with "Mr. Blue" (Later revealed Samuel Sterns), Sterns asks for more data. Banner replies that it isn't there and replies "Home" shortly afterwards. However, when he is typing "HOME.", which has a total of five keys to press, Banner presses multiple keys as if he was writing "HOME." twice. See more »

Quotes

Bruce Banner: [in a poor Portuguese] Don't make me hungry. You wouldn't like me when I'm hungry.
Tough Guy Leader: [in Portuguese] What the hell he is talking about?
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits sequence is a flashback showing how Bruce Banner became the Hulk and details his subsequent run from Ross, interspersed with military documentation archiving his progress. See more »

Alternate Versions

The version of the film shows in AMC Theaters as part of a pre-Avengers Marvel Phase One marathon features an exclusive intro from Agent Coulson, talking about the film and the character. These Coulson intros were later includes as bonuses in the Avengers Phase One box set. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mad: iChronicle/Hulk Smash (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

The Lonely Man
Composed by Joseph Harnell
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At least it's not as bad as the Ang Lee version
12 September 2012 | by cheroldSee all my reviews

With only the vaguest whiff of a story and a lack of character development even in Bruce Banner, the sort of tortured conflicted comic book character seemingly custom-made for character development, The Incredible Hulk really only has its special effects going for it. And while those are decent, a movie that is nothing but its special effects is not a movie.

Ed Norton doesn't really do much with the role. Yes, I know Ed Norton is a brilliant actor prone to giving amazing performances, but he just doesn't do that here; Mark Rufallo's laconic Bruce Banner in the Avengers is far more interesting than Norton's here.

Frankly, I was just bored. Not so bored that I stopped watching, but consistently restless and never drawn in.


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