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Hulk (2003)

PG-13 | | Action, Sci-Fi | 20 June 2003 (USA)
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Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers an accident that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Kersey ...
Todd Tesen ...
Mrs. Krensler
Teenage Bruce Banner
Security Guard
Craig Damon ...
Security Guard


Bruce Banner, a brilliant scientist with a cloudy past about his family, is involved in an accident in his laboratory causing him to become exposed to gamma radiation and Nanomeds (a tiny lifeform that is supposed to heal wounds, but has killed everything with which they have made contact). Confused and curious about his survival, Banner discovers that since the accident, whenever he becomes angry, he transforms into a giant green monster destroying everything in sight in an act of rage. Bruce's mysterious past and the answer to why the radiation had this effect becomes revealed to him as his birth father David Banner intervenes with hopes to continue experimenting on him. Written by Séamus Hanly

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, some disturbing images and brief partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 June 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office


$137,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$62,128,420, 22 June 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Did You Know?


Ang Lee called this his "new Green Destiny". That's the sword in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000). See more »


(at around 1h 5 mins) When the Hulk pulls the from the windshield of Betty's car the entire windshield is smashed. The next view of the car shows only a hole on the driver's side of the windshield. See more »


Paramilitary: [In Spanish, last lines] Take all the medicine! Quiet! Sit down! Shut up!
Bruce Banner: We need these medicines for the people who live here.
Paramilitary: Who are you to decide what the people need? These people are helping our enemies. And maybe you are too. Take all this! It is the property of the government!
Bruce Banner: You're making me angry. You wouldn't like me when I'm angry.
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The pages seen in the Marvel logo are from the Hulk comic 'Dogs of War', where the Hulk fights gamma-irradiated Hulk dogs, and thus foreshadowing this fight happening in the film. See more »


Version of The Incredible Hulk (1996) See more »


Written by Mychael Danna
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Set me free
22 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

This was a very good stand alone Hulk movie. I grew up watching The Incredible Hulk 70s series and I will always get a reminder from that when watching a Hulk movie.

Eric Bana played a good Bruce Banner along with the supporting cast. The score was very Hitchcock and scientific.

I wasn't too keen on the comic book styled cinematography but I got used to this through the film.

I enjoyed this film due to it's acting, story and developments. I didn't like the action as much, I liked the locations.

I couldn't see this movie getting a sequel as this was aimed for a new audience and was a first theatrical try-out for a Hulk movie. I would recommend this movie to those that are fans of the series and to Hulk in general.

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