The Incredible Hulk (2008)

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Released:  Friday, June 13, 2008  
Length:  116 minutes
Studio: Universal Pictures
Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Action/Adventure
Rating: The Incredible Hulk is rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of AmericaSome material may be inappropriate for children under 13.


Synopsis

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"The Incredible Hulk" kicks off an all-new, explosive and action-packed epic of one of the most popular superheroes of all time. In this new beginning, scientist Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) desperately hunts for a cure to the gamma radiation that poisoned his cells and unleashes the unbridled force of rage within him: The Hulk.

 

Living in the shadows--cut off from a life he knew and the woman he loves, Betty Ross (Liv Tyler)--Banner struggles to avoid the obsessive pursuit of his nemesis, General Thunderbolt Ross (William Hurt), and the military machinery that seeks to capture him and brutally exploit his power.

As all three grapple with the secrets that led to The Hulk's creation, they are confronted with a monstrous new adversary known as The Abomination (Tim Roth), whose destructive strength exceeds even The Hulk's own. And on June 13, 2008, one scientist must make an agonizing final choice: accept a peaceful life as Bruce Banner or find heroism in the creature he holds inside--The Incredible Hulk.

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preston
 hulk is awesomeness
1/10/2015 4:11 PM EDT

movieman24
 Cannot wait for the 2nd Incredible Hulk but dude I love the Monster inside of him to help to protect our people
12/22/2014 10:18 PM EDT

nrose101
 Supernatural was horrible tonight. Changed the channel to this.
4/22/2014 9:41 PM EDT

nrose101
 Gotta get the steelbook and the HD download!
6/20/2013 6:36 PM EDT
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The Incredible Hulk Theatrical Review


Ever since The Crow was released in 1994 and refined the superhero genre, it seems Hollywood cannot get enough of superheroes.  This year is no exception with last month's Iron Man, next month's The Dark Knight, and this month's superhero, The Incredible Hulk.

The Hulk has a lot of ground to cover, and Marvel is taking a large chance "rebooting" the franchise after the disastrous Ang Lee "Hulk", released in 2003.  This time, the directing goes to Transporter 2 Director, Louis Leterrier, and stars Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt, and Tim Blake Nelson.

Living in the shadows -- cut off from a life he knew and the woman he loves, Betty Ross (Liv Tyler), Banner struggles to avoid the obsessive pursuit of his nemesis, General Thunderbolt Ross (William Hurt), and the military machinery that seeks to capture him and brutally exploit his power.

As all three grapple with the secrets that led to The Hulk's creation, they are confronted with a monstrous new adversary known as The Abomination (Tim Roth), whose destructive strength exceeds even The Hulk's own.

The film starts off with a perfect homage to the 1978 television series opening credits by perfectly mimicking them and invoking a large sense of nostalgia in the audience and just explodes from there.

What makes a perfect superhero movie is a balance between drama, cinematography, and, of course, action. While Ang Lee's Hulk had the drama, it really lacked all the other elements. This time around, Louis Letterier, performs everything to perfection; never letting up and always giving the audience what it wants.

While the movie clocks in at a running time of 1 hour and 56 minutes, there will supposedly be an additional 70 minutes on the DVD and Blu-ray, which should keep the audience craving hulk for a long time to come.

Also be sure to pay very close attention at the end of the film.  You will see a guest appearance by another Marvel superhero and a possible foretelling of a future Avengers' film.

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