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Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (original title)
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The Fantastic Four learn that they aren't the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus.

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Tim Story

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Don Payne (screenplay), Mark Frost (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ioan Gruffudd ... Mr. Fantastic / Reed Richards
Jessica Alba ... Invisible Woman / Susan Storm
Chris Evans ... Human Torch / Johnny Storm
Michael Chiklis ... The Thing / Ben Grimm
Julian McMahon ... Dr. Doom / Victor Von Doom
Kerry Washington ... Alicia Masters
Andre Braugher ... General Hager
Laurence Fishburne ... The Silver Surfer (voice)
Doug Jones ... The Silver Surfer
Beau Garrett ... Captain Raye
Brian Posehn ... Wedding Minister
Zach Grenier ... Mr. Sherman / Rafke
Dawn Chubai ... Anchorwoman
Chris Gailus Chris Gailus ... Anchorman
Kevin McNulty ... Baxter Building Doorman
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Storyline

Everything seems to be going great for the Fantastic Four. Reed and Sue are finally getting married, and things couldn't seem better. However, when the mysterious Silver Surfer crashes things, they learn that they will have to deal with an old foe, and the powerful planet eating Galactus. Written by ahmetkozan

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sequences of action violence, some mild language and innuendo | See all certifications »

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USA | Germany | UK

Language:

English | Japanese | Chinese | Arabic

Release Date:

15 June 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fantastic Four: The Next Chapter See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$58,051,684, 17 June 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$131,921,738

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$289,047,763
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DTS | Dolby | SDDS (uncredited)

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Originally, Nick Fury was going to be in this film, but he was written out of the script and replaced with General Hager. Fury would eventually appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe opposite Chris Evans who played Steve Rogers/Captain America. See more »

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During the final battle against Doctor Doom in southeast Asia, the scenery constantly switches between the cities of Hong Kong and Shanghai, China. See more »

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Anchorwoman: Last night the F.A.A. was forced to ground all aircraft, leaving thousands stranded, when electronic failures and mysterious power outages crippled the western United States. But the big story today, the much anticipated wedding of fantastic couple Reed Richards and Susan Storm will take place this Saturday.
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SPOILER: There is a scene in the closing credits: the Silver Surfer is seen floating in space, and awakens. See more »

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Referenced in Cinematic Excrement: The Fantastic Four (2016) See more »

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Hugely entertaining sequel that's a significant improvement on it's predecessor .
4 January 2010 | by CelticnationalistSee all my reviews

The Fantastic Four are back in action, trying to save the world once more, this time from mysterious alien 'The Silver Surfer' whose creating havoc by inflicting blackouts and huge craters throughout the World,

Reed Richards (Ioan Gruffudd) & Susan Storm (The rather tasty Jessica Alba) are due to get married, but their nuptials are disrupted by the arrival of the Silver Surfer, and so along with Johnny Storm & Ben Grimm (Hunky Chris Evans & Michael Chiklis respectively) go into battle.

A lot of money was spent on this sequel ($130M +) and it shows with amazing special FX, The story being a PG rated film is family friendly and doesn't require a PHD in comic books to follow, and also being PG rated the violence is pretty much non-existent so anybody expecting something in the vein of 'The Punisher' this isn't for you... but. everybody else - young or old should find a lot of light hearted enjoyment from the Fantastic Quartet... which is FAR better than the original.

Highly Recommended.


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