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Fantastic Four (2005)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 8 July 2005 (USA)
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A group of astronauts gain superpowers after a cosmic radiation exposure and must use them to oppose the plans of their enemy, Doctor Victor Von Doom.


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Reed Richards, a brilliant but timid and bankrupt scientist, is convinced that evolution can be triggered by clouds of cosmic energy, and has calculated that Earth is going to pass one of these clouds soon. Together with his friend and partner, the gruff yet gentle astronaut muscle-man Ben Grimm, Reed convinces his conceited MIT classmate Dr. Victor Von Doom, now CEO of his own enterprise, to allow him access to his privately-owned space station. Von Doom agrees in exchange for control over the experiment and a majority of the profits from whatever benefits it brings. He thus brings aboard Susan Storm, his shy, though assertive chief genetics researcher and a former lover of Reed's with whom she had an acrimonious break-up, and her diametrically opposed brother Johnny, the maverick and hot-headed playboy pilot. The astronauts make it home intact; however, before long they begin to mutate, developing strange and amazing powers as a result of their exposure to the cloud! Reed is able to... Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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When an experimental space voyage goes wrong, four people are dramatically changed by cosmic rays to become the Fantastic Four. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action, and some suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

8 July 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fantastic 4  »

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Box Office


$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,815,167 (Australia) (8 July 2005)


$154,695,569 (USA) (23 December 2005)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Johnny holds up a Thing toy (it says the "Clobberin' Time" line), it's a figure from Toy Biz's 2002 line of "Marvel Legends" action figures, a line of highly-detailed toys based on various characters from Marvel Comics. The particular figure shown is from the second wave released, and was packaged with a reprint of "Fantastic Four" (volume one), #263. See more »


During the first interview scene on the bridge, Johnny hugs Ben and you can see that his shoulder is actually soft foam, not rock. See more »


[first lines]
Ben Grimm: Typical of Victor Von Doom to build a 30 foot statue of himself.
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Crazy Credits

The Marvel logo features comic-book images of the Fantastic Four in its pages; it's also shaded blue, the uniform colour of the Four. See more »


Featured in Fantastic Four Video Diary Tour (2005) See more »


Written by Chingy (as Howard Bailey) and Kwamé (as Kwame B. Holland)
Performed by Chingy
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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22 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

it is a great movie you will like this movie a lot this is a must see movie if you like marvel movies than you will like this movie a lot i never saw a movie this good before it is one of the best PG13 movies i have ever seen you will enjoy this wonderful movie you will say now that is what i call a great movie you just have to go see this masterpiece of a movie it is amazing i like this movie so much this is a 4 out of 4 star movie and a two thumbs up movie it is out of site it hits a home run it is a knockout this is the number 1 marvel movie i have ever seen it is a sweet movie you just have to see this that you will like a lot it is the best PG13 movie i have ever seen i never saw a PG13 movie i like this movie a lot and so will you Fantastic Four is one of the best marvels and one of the best PG13 this is the best movie i have ever seen now go see this wonderful movie this is a movie that you will like a lot it is one of the best PG13 movies i think ever made you just have to go see this movie

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