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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
General Joe Greller
Security Guard / The Incredible Hulk (voice)
Paul Soles ...
Al Vrkljan ...
Commando (as Alan Vrkljan)


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:

£3,253,723 (UK) (13 June 2008)


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

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


In a deleted scene Blonsky describes the Hulk to General Greller: "8 foot, 1500 pounds easy... and green. Or gray, sir. Greenish gray.. It was very dark, I couldn't tell." This is a reference to the Hulk being gray in his first comic appearance. Problems with the gray coloring in the first issue led to his skin color being changed to green. See more »


When Bruce is searching the computer database from the University computer lab, his search for "B* BANNER" fails to find anything. This is not surprising, since the check box titled "Allow Wildcards" is not checked just above the search field, so the search is only looking for a B followed by a literal asterisk. See more »


[after credits]
Gen. Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross: [in a bar] Reload...
[finishes his drink]
Gen. Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross: Reload...
[someone enters the bar and walks toward Ross]
Tony Stark: The smell of stale beer... and defeat. You know, I hate to say "I told you so," but that Super-Soldier project *WAS* put on ice for a reason. I've always felt that hardware was much more reliable.
Gen. Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross: Stark.
Tony Stark: General.
Gen. Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross: You always wear such nice suits.
Tony Stark: Touché. I hear you have an unusual problem.
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Crazy Credits

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 post-credits scene. See more »


Version of The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989) See more »


Written by Macic Adis and Adnan Hamidovic
Performed by Frenkie
Courtesy of Menart Records
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User Reviews

Great Movie!
18 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I want to comment on this movie, especially since I just recently saw "The Happening", which came out at the same time, and commented on that. The difference between them is night and day. "The Happening" was probably the worst movie I have ever seen, and I rated it a 1..because it was awful. This is an awesome movie! This "Hulk" movie was way better that the 2003 one, and put that one to shame. I was in awe at some of the scenes, and totally engrossed in the movie from start to finish. It had great special effects that rocked! I love Edward Norton, and he was terrific in this. It also seemed realistic, and felt like that could happen to people, from experiments gone wrong..etc. This was fun, and exciting. This movie was a 10 for sure!

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