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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

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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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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 Joshua Beltran

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The forces that made them fantastic, will give rise to a new power, and nothing will ever be the same. See more »


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

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Release Date:

15 June 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fantastic Four 2 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

Johnny asks Frankie if she's ever done any modelling. Actress Beau Garrett has in fact, done modeling for Guess jeans and Revlon cosmetics. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning at the airport on the news channel, the anchor woman talks about Reed and Sue's wedding, and it shows a picture of Reed and Sue, Sue has brown eyes in the picture. They also show the same picture of Sue and Reed on the front page of the newspaper. 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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What All Comic Book SuperHero Movies Should Be...
17 June 2007 | by richard-865See all my reviews

I'm sure the critics and naysayers of this film will take exception to my review, but I loved this! As a longtime fan of the Fantastic Four comic, I went into the first movie with fairly low expectations, and was very pleasantly surprised to the contrary. Not a great superhero movie, but a really fun one, a trait that far too many films based on comic books seem to be lacking. Having enjoyed the FF the first time around, I went into this second one with much higher expectations - and it exceeded them on almost every level! The same feeling of fun was there, along with some real blow-you-out-of-your-seat action sequences, and what I thought was a pretty good storyline. Perhaps I'm too undemanding or simple-minded, but I had a Fantastic(!) time in the theater watching this movie. In many ways, it blew me away like no movie has in a good many years, and made me feel like a kid again! Of course it helped that along with the FF, the Silver Surfer has always been one of my favorite comic characters. If I have one complaint, it's that it ended too soon. I hated for it to be over after only 92 minutes. Hopefully when the DVD is released they'll include a longer extended version as well (or as in the case with the first movie, they'll wait two years until the third one comes out, and make us buy the second movie on DVD all over again). I really hate that sort of marketing ploy, but in the case of FF2, it will gladly shell out my money twice. Mostly because I can't wait for the DVD to come out. I think I'll start working on my new home theater system tomorrow!


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