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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

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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 Galactus. 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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Jessica Alba, upon receiving criticism about her performance in this film, said that the director, Tim Story, told her "It looks too real. It looks too painful. Can you be prettier when you cry? Cry pretty, Jessica ... Don't do that thing with your face. Just make it flat. We can CGI the tears in". See more »

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(at around 1h 04 mins) While Sue interrogates the Surfer, in one of her shots her eyes both become blue, rather than one green and one blue. 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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SPOILER: There is a scene in the closing credits: the Silver Surfer is seen floating in space, and awakens. See more »

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Performed by Eve
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A Little Better Than The 1st But Still No Contest
21 September 2008 | by (Kansas City, MO) – See all my reviews

Fantastic Four 2: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Chris Evans, Jessica Alba, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon, Kerry Washington and Doug Jones

Genre: Action/Adventure/Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Rated PG

After the so-so turnout of the first Fantastic Four movie, I was wondering how were they going to make the sequel better than the first movie? They brought in the Silver Surfer into the plot. So basically the movie picks up two years later from the last movie, Reed Richards (Ioan Gruffudd) and Sue Storm (Jessica Alba) are about to get married and things couldn't seem better. However, the Silver Surfer (Doug Jones) is sent from Galactus to destroy the earth and Doctor Doom returns to steal the powers of The Silver Surfer and now The Fantastic Four must save the Earth from disaster. Compared to the first movie, this one had a little more action and the addition of The Silver Surfer was a nice touch but still the Fantastic Four movies are not going to match up to the success of the "X-Men" or "Spider-Man" movies. Plus I also don't understand why they gave this movie a PG rating instead of keeping it PG-13? I didn't see a reason for them to lower the rating for this movie. I don't think there will be a Fantastic Four 3 because somehow I think it would only make it worse for the movies since they've turned out with two decent movies unless they can make it extremely better to blow our minds. But I would like to see a spin-off movie for The Silver Surfer. I also enjoyed some of the funny moments from Johnny Storm (Chris Evans) and Ben Grimm (Michael Chiklis). Overall it was decently better than the first but it still won't match up the high success to "X-Men" or "Spider-Man".


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