When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
Bruce Banner, a scientist on the run from the U.S. Government must find a cure for the monster he emerges whenever he loses his temper. However, Banner then must fight a soldier whom unleashes himself as a threat stronger than he.
When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier, and the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto.
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
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I can't imagine that I'm the only person, who thought that this movie was a terrible disappointment? First of all the script was incredibly stupid even for a superhero movie. The dialogue was appalling and every time someone of the characters opened their mouth I didn't know whether to laugh or cry. The actors were as believable as the lame special effects, there was NO chemistry between Alba and whatshisface, the Torch dude seemed mostly retarded and the Thing did not even look or sound like anything as massive as he should be (Christ, Tom Waits alone has a more rough tone to his voice than this guy).
I have never posted a review on IMDb before but this movie made me so mad that I just had to. I've never been a fan of the fantastic four but still i think this film goes to show that you can't write movie characters as thin as comic book characters. Movies and comics are different form of art. My summary: an Awful, awful film.
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