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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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Discover the secret of the Surfer See more »


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

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Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer  »

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$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£4,137,169 (UK) (15 June 2007)

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$131,920,333 (USA) (12 October 2007)
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The Silver Surfer was created by Doug Jones wearing a prosthetic suit developed by Spectral Motion, and a new VFX program from Weta Digital which augmented the Surfer's reflective surface. See more »

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When the team boards the plane in the beginning, they are shown on a double-aisle wide body jet. Yet when we see the plane take off, it is shown as a Boeing 737, a single-aisle narrow body jet. See more »

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Anchorwoman: Last night the F.A.A. was forced to ground all aircraft, leaving thousands stranded, when electronic failures and mysterious power outages crippled the western United States. But the big story today, the much anticipated wedding of fantastic couple Reed Richards and Susan Storm will take place this Saturday.
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sucked, sucked, sucked
22 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So many thing wrong with this movie. Oh dear me where should I start

Acting.. with the exception of the Thing and the Torch the acting in this move was horrible. The dialog was so stupid and chezzy I swear I think my 12 year old cousin would of done a better job writing it. You're never once actually drawn to these character, there's no shades of grey just black and white along with mindless dialog that never seems to add up.

Special Effects.. This is the only good part of this movie, when you see the Surfer flying around the planet it's truly breath taking, I got chills when I saw him flying towards the planet. The production did an excellent job with this part of the movie, no complaints about it here.

Story: I still can't believe how disappointed I was with the story. It had the potential to be the best comic movie so far, they had Doom, the Surfer, and Galactus. they had some of the coolest and yet most feared characters in comics and yet the somehow managed to screw it up in the worst way possible. Doom was the biggest waste of talent I've seen in a comic movie, the guy had no point being in it. He was nothing but a plot device that got his ass kicked during the entire movie, a grand total of three times to exact.

And for a movie that's called the Rise of the Silver Surfer we sure didn't see much rising from him. The way the introduced the Surfer was pretty good, but other then that he was more of a hassle for the FF team. Because his power is tied to his board, which is Extremely stupid! What the hell were these guys on when they were writing the story. There's a part in the movie were he was actually tied down and tortured! STUPID! Why didn't they just stick with the Surfer from the comic.

Galactus was completely ruined in this film, he was killed by his servant the Silver Surfer.. That's right he was killed by the Silver Surfer, need I say more..

The only people that are gonna enjoy this film are children under the age of ten, or adults with short attention spans.. The worst comic movie ever.


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