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The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Drama  -  7 May 1989 (USA)
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When David Banner is held for questioning about a mob crime, his only chance lies with his lawyer who is also the superhero, Daredevil.

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Ellie Mendez (as Marta Dubois)
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Christa Klein
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Al Pettiman
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Albert G. Tendelli
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Wilson Fisk (as John Rhys Davies)
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David Banner drifts into New York and goes on a subway. And with him is a woman and two guys. When the two guys attack the woman, David tries to help but is beaten and turns into The Hulk and saves the woman. When he turns back, he finds himself arrested and the woman accuses David of being her attacker. David is approached by Attorney Matt Murdock who wants to represent. When he tells Murdock that he can't pay him, Murdock tells him that he is hoping that David can help him incriminate Wilson Fisk, a powerful criminal. David doesn't want any part of it but Murdock convinces him to trust him. Murdock goes to see the woman but can't get her to change her story. Later in her room someone tries to kill her but she is saved by Daredevil, a crime fighter. Murdock tells David that he has to go trial but David says he can't but Murdock says they have no choice. Later while David is in his cell he turns into the Hulk and escapes. David tries to leave town but Daredevil finds him and reveals ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Der unheimliche Hulk vor Gericht  »

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Banner's first name was changed to David because producer Kenneth Johnson found alliterative names unrealistic. Banner is played by Bill Bixby, who has just such an alliterative name. The other superhero appearing in this film is Daredevil, whose real name is Matt Murdock--also alliterative. See more »

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Dr. David Bruce Banner has a beard but his alter ego the Hulk is clean shaved. See more »

Quotes

David Banner: I'm a doctor. I would like to have a look at your eyes.
Matt Murdock: You doctors know nothing of radiation.
David Banner: I happen to know a lot about it.
Matt Murdock: Can my sight be restored?
David Banner: No.
Matt Murdock: I appreciate your honesty.
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DEJA REVIEW
17 March 2003 | by (Torrington, CT, USA) – See all my reviews

Seems like I critiqued this, already, but I can't remember where. Anyway, I'll try to keep it brief. Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno, as Dr. Banner and the Hulk, respectively? Incredible, as always. John Rhys-Davies as the Kingpin? Makes his performance 100 percent convincing, as usual. Rex Smith as Daredevil? Compared to the current Ben Affleck version, he looks more like that other blind Marvel hero, the Shroud (sans cape and Darkforce taffy). But, the martial arts/gymnastics are stupendous! I'd say: three stars out of four. *All four naturally belong to Affleck's movie.*


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