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The Incredible Hulk (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  13 June 2008 (USA)
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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.



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Depicting the events after the Gamma Bomb. 'The Incredible Hulk' tells the story of Dr Bruce Banner, who seeks a cure to his unique condition, which causes him to turn into a giant green monster under emotional stress. Whilst on the run from military which seeks his capture, Banner comes close to a cure. But all is lost when a new creature emerges; The Abomination. Written by Graham Kroon

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


This June, a hero shows his true colors See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action violence, some frightening sci-fi images, and brief suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 June 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hulk 2  »

Box Office


$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,253,723 (UK) (13 June 2008)


$134,518,390 (USA) (29 August 2008)

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Louis Leterrier had been interested in directing Iron Man (2008), but when Jon Favreau took that project Avi Arad offered him a sequel to Hulk (2003). See more »


In the opening scenes, the name plate on his desk, reads: General Ross. That's a four star rank. Ross is a Lt. General, a three star rank. The nameplate should read, Lt. Gen. Ross. See more »


Abomination: [to the Hulk] You don't deserve this power. Now watch her DIE!
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: A scene appears before the closing credits: as General Ross sits in a bar, he is visited by Tony Stark, who banters a little and finally informs Ross "they're putting a team together." This leads into The Avengers (2012) (a superhero team of which Iron Man and the Hulk are founding members). See more »


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User Reviews

Spit out the 2003 version of Hulk like a bad taste in your mouth! This is an exciting movie
8 June 2008 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I wasn't really sure if I'd like the movie. Ang Lee's version didn't please me at all. It didn't have enough action and it had far too much dialogue. I had never really been a fan of the Hulk comics, but I did like all the movie adaptations of the Marvel Comics. While I didn't enjoy The Incredible Hulk as much as Iron Man, it's still great fun, and it will definitely make a big profit at the box office, and hopefully more money than the first did.

I also must say the cast is a lot better this time around. Edward Norton is far more convincing as Bruce Banner than Eric Bana was. Liv Tyler does a good job as Betty, Bruce's girlfriend, though I do like Jennifer Connelly a bit more. The supporting cast is also great, and they all deserve to at least be nominated for some awards. My favorite performance is tied between Norton and Tim Roth.

Now, to the special effects. Predictably, they are magnificent. With recent superhero movies, the effects are always brilliant, and they certainly adapted the Hulk character more closely to the original comics from what I've heard. The action scenes are cool and fun to watch, and fans of the comic books will be on the edge of their seat in excitement.

All in all, it's a great movie that comic fans should enjoy, and even if you don't really read them, you'll still like the movie, as I did. While it's not my favorite superhero movie, it is a whole lot better than Ang Lee's version, and a fun time at the theater.

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