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Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
"4: Rise of the Silver Surfer" (original title)

 -  Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi  -  15 June 2007 (USA)
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The Fantastic Four learn that they aren't the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus.

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Everything seems to be going great for the Fantastic Four. Reed and Sue are finally getting married, and things couldn't seem better. However, when the mysterious Silver Surfer crashes things, they learn that they will have to deal with an old foe, and the powerful planet eating "Gah Lak Tus." Written by Joshua Beltran

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Rated PG for sequences of action violence, some mild language and innuendo | See all certifications »

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$130,000,000 (estimated)

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£4,137,169 (UK) (15 June 2007)

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$131,920,333 (USA) (12 October 2007)
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Hugely entertaining sequel that's a significant improvement on it's predecessor .
4 January 2010 | by (Wales) – See all my reviews

The Fantastic Four are back in action, trying to save the world once more, this time from mysterious alien 'The Silver Surfer' whose creating havoc by inflicting blackouts and huge craters throughout the World,

Reed Richards (Ioan Gruffudd) & Susan Storm (The rather tasty Jessica Alba) are due to get married, but their nuptials are disrupted by the arrival of the Silver Surfer, and so along with Johnny Storm & Ben Grimm (Hunky Chris Evans & Michael Chiklis respectively) go into battle.

A lot of money was spent on this sequel ($130M +) and it shows with amazing special FX, The story being a PG rated film is family friendly and doesn't require a PHD in comic books to follow, and also being PG rated the violence is pretty much non-existent so anybody expecting something in the vein of 'The Punisher' this isn't for you... but. everybody else - young or old should find a lot of light hearted enjoyment from the Fantastic Quartet... which is FAR better than the original.

Highly Recommended.


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