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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.

Director:

Louis Leterrier

Writers:

Zak Penn (screenplay), Zak Penn (screen story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Norton ... Bruce Banner
Liv Tyler ... Betty Ross
Tim Roth ... Emil Blonsky
William Hurt ... General 'Thunderbolt' Ross
Tim Blake Nelson ... Samuel Sterns
Ty Burrell ... Leonard
Christina Cabot ... Major Kathleen Sparr
Peter Mensah ... General Joe Greller
Lou Ferrigno ... Voice of The Incredible Hulk / Security Guard
Paul Soles Paul Soles ... Stanley
Débora Nascimento ... Martina
Greg Bryk ... Commando
Chris Owens ... Commando
Al Vrkljan Al Vrkljan ... Commando (as Alan Vrkljan)
Adrian Hein ... Commando

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Storyline

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

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On June 13, get ready to unleash the beast. 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

(at around 31 mins) In the market scene in Chiapas, the "Lonely Man" theme from The Incredible Hulk (1977) television series, which played whenever Dr. David Bruce Banner was on the road traveling from one place to another, is heard in the musical score. See more »

Goofs

Shortly after becoming the Hulk in the factory scene, Banner's trousers are full length, then in the next scene they are knee length shorts. However, it's not inconceivable when a six foot person (Bruce) grows to nine foot (Hulk) while adding huge muscle mass, trousers would appear to be shorts. This is also a recurring image of the comic book. See more »

Quotes

Samuel Sterns: [nervously, in front of a mutating Blonsky] ... This is what I was trying to explain... I don't know what you've been ladling into yourself... Let's assume you don't understand a word I'm saying... but if you'll just get back on the table... I can... fix this...
[with a laugh, Blonsky shoves him aside]
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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 closing scene. See more »

Alternate Versions

Two versions were released theatrically in Germany: the uncut version, rated "Not under 16", and a (very clumsily) edited version which was rated "Not under 12". See more »

Connections

Referenced in How It Should Have Ended: How Thor Should Have Ended (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Bruce Goes Home
(uncredited)
Written by Craig Armstrong and Joseph Harnell
Performed by Craig Armstrong
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Far superior MCU movie than others
24 July 2018 | by john-demetriou-jdSee all my reviews

This MCU movie is far superior than later ones. The story is good, the action is good, the cgi is good. I consider it far betrer than Iron man 2 and 3, the whole Thor trilogy and Avengers 2. The difference between this movie and better ones is that it does not have a forced joke every minute and a half like later ones. The reason that it has lower average rating is also because back then no Marvel fanboys existed. It is reviewed by pure movie and comic book fans. The other movies I mentioned were people getting on the MARVEL CAN DO NO WRONG bandwagon amd just rilled until today. Marvel is doing good, but this one deserves much more respect and recognition. Also, Edward Norton is a better Banner than Rufallo. Sorry Mark


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

13 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hulk 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$55,414,050, 15 June 2008

Gross USA:

$134,806,913

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$264,770,996
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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