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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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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

The music in the trailer advert is actually the theme from another Roger Corman production, 'Battle Beyond the Stars' (1980). The music soundtrack to he actual final cut of the film is an original specially commissioned piece though. See more »

Goofs

Laser beams continue moving in the direction they are aimed. Dr Doom's laser cannon was aimed at an upward angle, and would simply continue into space, not descending on New York, as shown in the film. See more »

Quotes

Susan Storm: Let's go home.
Mr. Fantastic: Let's hope we have a home to go home to.
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Connections

Referenced in Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #2 (2013) See more »

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Awesome
2 August 2002 | by y2jswallsSee all my reviews

Why does everyone trash this movie? Anyone who has read a Fantastic 4 comic book in their life would know that this movie stuck closer to the Origin and premise of the Comic Book than almost every other comic book film out there. And the costumes were perfect. The THING (Ben Grimm) has to be one of the best translations from the Comic Book page to Film that I have ever seen. And the actors all looked liked the Comic Book characters. Doom was pretty damn cool too. Although I will admit they could have done away with the blind girl(Lyja). That sub-plot just didn't work at all. But besides that, I think this was a pretty good movie. The only people who trash this movie are the people that can never be pleased no matter what is done to make the Comic Book movie as good as the Comic Book. For the budget they had and the whole reason behind which this movie was made(It was only made so Roger Corman could keep the Film rights to the F4), I would say this is one under-rated film. It's way better than alot of crappy Comic Book Films we have seen before. This would really be good on DVD in a nice Widescreen re-mastered presentation. Keep hopes alive.

Your Jericho-Holic has just delivered another Y2J Beating.


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