Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.
Samuel L. Jackson
As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.
Samuel L. Jackson,
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
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
William Hurt based his performance as General Ross on Captain Ahab, the obsessive captain who endlessly chased Moby Dick. See more »
The Polar F5 heart rate monitor watch used by Bruce Banner requires a wireless chest sensor in order to monitor a heart rate. There are several scenes where the chest sensor is clearly not present, yet the watch shows his current heart rate. See more »
[Blonsky finds a photo of Betty in Banner's apartment]
A girlfriend? She helps him, maybe?
Gen. Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross:
[confiscating the photo]
She is no longer a factor, we closed those doors to him a long time ago. He's alone. He wants to be alone.
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SPOILER: In the opening credits, a blueprint of the sonic cannon at Culver University can be seen bearing the title "Stark Industries," indicating that it was Tony Stark (of Iron Man (2008)) who built the cannons for General Ross to use against the Hulk. Stark himself appears in the film's closing scene. See more »
About 1100 reviews on the old IMDb and I am going to do something I have never done before -- review on a bell curve.
Seriously, before you start listing all the things you DIDN'T like, ask yourself how many live action Hulk movies have there been outside of the Avenger ensemble acts? Answer: Two. Only two. Just two.
And the entry from Ang Lee was so wretched, so horrific, that this one gets a push up the curve.
It is actually a solid film. Roth makes a great villain. Tyler was a great love interest. (The scene where Hulk becomes a giant fire extinguisher is one for the record books and memorable). And Norton is arguably the highest-level A-lister to ever play the role.
(Or, also arguably, to ever play it again -- notice he was gone from the Avenger movies. Also notice that the two solo-Hulk movies did so poorly at the box office that this one actually ends with a promo for the coming Avengers, suggesting that the suits at Marvel are no longer interested in gambling on Hulk in a film by himself and all your future Hulk movies may be of the animated variety).
All done, this is a much better film than the reviews would suggest.
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