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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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Edgar
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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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Fake Nurse
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Meredith Bain Woodward ...
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Richard Newman ...
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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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Trivia

The Hulk never actually goes on trial in this film. The only trial seen is in Banner's dream sequence, which causes him to transform while in prison. Ironically, Banner does not Hulk out for the film's climax. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Wilson Fisk: Isn't that a perfect plan?
Edgar: Well uh, well no.
Wilson Fisk: Good man, what's missing?
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Followed by The Death of the Incredible Hulk (1990) See more »

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HULK SMASH!

The Trial of the Incredible Hulk was the first live-action appearances of Daredevil/Matt Murdock and Kingpin/Wilson Fisk. For a die hard Daredevil fan, it does kinda fall flat but it's a very good attempt for "PG" rated tv. I liked Rex Smith as Daredevil and I would have enjoyed a tv series spin off, which was a possiblity at the time. I even liked the suit BETTER then the new film version! I would believe him to be more ninja like then in shiny leather, sorry... The fighting here wasn't to par with the new flick but his mannerisms give you a since that he does have a bit of struggle as a blind fighter (even if he has gifts). With the new Hulk film on the way it's refeshing to know that all these characters exist in one reality in the comics. It's fun to see them together "In The Flesh". I highly recommend picking up the new 2 disk set, which also features "Return of the Incredible Hulk with a lackluster version of Thor as his partner in heroism.


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