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The Fantastic Four (1994)

In this Marvel Comic adaption, four astronauts get bombarded with cosmic rays when an accident occurs. The four of them acquire special powers, and decide to form a superhero group called ... See full summary »

Director:

Oley Sassone

Writers:

Craig J. Nevius (screenplay), Kevin Rock (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex Hyde-White ... Dr. Reed Richards
Jay Underwood ... Johnny Storm
Rebecca Staab ... Susan Storm
Michael Bailey Smith ... Ben Grimm
Ian Trigger Ian Trigger ... Jeweler
Joseph Culp ... Dr. Doom / Victor Von Doom
George Gaynes ... Professor
Kat Green ... Alicia Masters
Carl Ciarfalio ... Thing
Chuck Butto Chuck Butto ... Weasel (as Charles Butto)
Annie Gagen Annie Gagen ... Mrs. Storm
Howard Shangraw Howard Shangraw ... Kragstadt
David Keith Miller ... Trigorin
Robert Alan Beuth ... Dr. Hauptman (as Robert Beuth)
Patrick Richwood ... Messenger
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Storyline

In this Marvel Comic adaption, four astronauts get bombarded with cosmic rays when an accident occurs. The four of them acquire special powers, and decide to form a superhero group called the Fantastic Four. They then fight their arch-enemy Dr. Doom. Written by Paul Zenisek <zenny@mn.frontiercomm.net>

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Part muscle. Part elastic. Part fire. Part invisible. Together, it's clobberin' time! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sci-fi action | See all certifications »

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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fantastična četvorka See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This movie was made to be a theatrical release. Underlying reason was they wanted to keep their rights, if they had the movie in production by certain date they would extend the rights. When all the cast came together at the Mall of America with posters and advertisements for the movie launch. Director Roger Corman sold the movie out from under them. And left them standing at the premiere with no film. See more »

Goofs

When Johnny intercepts the laser it is aimed at a New York skyscraper. However, when he detonates the final cataclysmic blast, he appears to be in orbit. See more »

Quotes

Human Torch: Flame off!
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Connections

References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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Yeah it's bad, BUT....
14 January 2004 | by giantdevilfishSee all my reviews

You have to lower your standards when you watch a movie like this. It was made on a shoe string budget and wasn't even released! So how can you be disappointed (if you're a comic book fan) when you watch this? As an FF fan I actually enjoyed it, parts of it anyway. It was very faithful to the comic, even the original costumes were used. The cast was likable, even though the Human Torch overacted a little too much. The Invisible Girl was cute. Reed Richards was played very well and most importantly, the Thing looked cool. I had a blast watching the Thing yell out "It's Clobberin Time" and pounding Doom's lackeys. Even though he was a guy in a rubber suit, and even though he was a little too small, for the most part the Thing was great, especially his deep gravelly voice. Dr.Doom was also cool looking but unfortunately the actor who played him "hammed it up" a little too much. The Jeweler character was disappointing and his lackeys were extremely annoying. There are some terrible effects, such as the Human Torch flying into space after defeating Doom's laser and Reed Richards sticking his long slinky arm out of a limousine window waving at his friends, as well as some gaping plot holes. But overall, when all is said and done, it wasn't to bad. Say what you will, it was more enjoyable then Batman and Robin!


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