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The Death of the Incredible Hulk (1990)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | TV Movie 18 February 1990
The finale of the television series about Dr. David Banner, a scientist who transforms into a mighty, larger-than-life creature called the Hulk when he gets angry. Desperately attempting to... See full summary »

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The finale of the television series about Dr. David Banner, a scientist who transforms into a mighty, larger-than-life creature called the Hulk when he gets angry. Desperately attempting to purge himself of his monster-like alter ego, Banner sneaks into a research laboratory. During the critical experiment to purge him of the Hulk once and for all, a spy sabotages the laboratory. Banner falls in love with the spy, Jasmin, who performs missions only because her sister is being held hostage by Jasmin's superiors. Banner and Jasmin attempt to escape from the enemy agents to rebuild their lives together, but the Hulk is never far from them. Written by Dave Smith <dave@stat.colostate.edu>

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For 12 years, he's been running. Tonight, it's over. Tonight, David Banner will find freedom... or death. See more »


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The set that was used to film the Hulk's final scene initially remained intact because of plans for a fourth post-series "Hulk" TV-movie (which had two working titles: "Rebirth of the Incredible Hulk" and "Revenge of the Incredible Hulk"). However, Bill Bixby's death prevented the proposed installment from being made. See more »

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When Jasmin is cutting the window to break into the airport (near the end of the movie), she is cutting at the bottom of the window pane, with the lower cut being only an inch or so from the pane bottom. Immediately thereafter, when she is shown removing the freshly cut piece of glass, the section cut is now from the middle of the pane, about four to six inches higher than shown seconds before. See more »

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Amy Pratt: God bless you, son.
David Banner: God bless us all.
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Referenced in Marvel Super Hero Challenge (2007) See more »

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And Something Ends
Performed by Chris Forde
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Bittersweet ending to a beloved show and movie series
14 September 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

THE DEATH OF THE INCREDIBLE HULK was the final instalment of the Bill Bixby-starring TV show and later movie series chronicling the adventures of the green giant. As such it's a bittersweet viewing experience, especially when knowing that Bixby himself would die of prostate cancer only a couple of years after making this, what was to be his swansong in the role.

The plot is a straightforward adventure that pits the Hulk and a newfound love interest for David Banner against a group of nefarious spies for whom industrial sabotage, kidnapping, and murder are the order of the day. Of course, all this had to happen just when it seemed that Banner would finally rid himself of the Hulk curse, but then if everything had gone right it wouldn't have made for a very dramatic story.

This TV movie lacks the presence of the other superhero characters from the last two movies (Thor in THE INCREDIBLE HULK RETURNS and Daredevil in THE TRIAL OF THE INCREDIBLE HULK) but nevertheless proves to be a fun watch, thanks to plenty of Hulk-out action from the reliable Lou Ferrigno and a surprisingly decent turn from a thoughtful Bixby. It's no classic, but at least it brings closure to a much-loved phenomenon.


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