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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 turns into, whenever he loses his temper.



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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

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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 USA:

$55,414,050, 15 June 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$134,518,390, 31 August 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ray Stevenson was considered for the role of Emil Blonsky. He would later play Volstagg in the Thor films. Stevenson is no stranger to having portrayed a Marvel character, having starred as the Punisher in Punisher: War Zone (2008). See more »


Given the digestive power of a normal human stomach there is no way that flash drive would survive being in Hulk's stomach for any length of time. Additionally by the time Banner tries to regurgitate it, it would have passed well beyond his stomach. See more »


Samuel Sterns: If we overshoot this by even the smallest integer, we're dealing with concentrations with extraordinary levels of toxicity.
Betty Ross: You mean it could kill him.
Samuel Sterns: Kill him? Yeah, I should say so.
Bruce Banner: You should know that there's a flip side to this, too. If we miss on the low side, if we induce me and it fails, this will be very dangerous for you.
Samuel Sterns: I've always been more curious than cautious, and that's served me pretty well.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits sequence is a flashback showing how Bruce Banner became the Hulk and details his subsequent run from Ross, interspersed with military documentation archiving his progress. See more »


References Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) See more »


Bruce Goes Home
Written by Craig Armstrong and Joseph Harnell
Performed by Craig Armstrong
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User Reviews

A whole lot better than you think
8 June 2008 | by See all my reviews

Honestly, as soon as I heard they were making another Hulk movie I was surprised. When I heard they had cast Ed Norton, I was shocked. So going into this movie I had no idea what to expect. Coming out, I feel like an idiot because it was really masterfully done. Lettier does an amazing job, Norton was fantastic, and as far as a comic book movie goes, this one is just about on top with little nods and mentions. If you don't walk out of this film screaming HELLL YEAAAA, then you are not normal. Far better than Ang Lee's attempt at the green man and as far as this year, it's definitely Marvel's year. No better way to make up for Spiderman 3 than releasing Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk just a month apart. Thank you Marvel for cleaning the mess Spiderman 3 left and clearing your name. This film just makes me thing of one word...AVENGERS

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