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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.

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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

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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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Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$55,414,050, 15 June 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$134,518,390, 31 August 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$263,427,551
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Trivia

Stan Lee: (at around 13 mins) the comic writer who created the Incredible Hulk in 1962 is the man who drinks the soft drink contaminated with Bruce Banner's blood. See more »

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(at around 37 mins) When Banner is disguised as a pizza delivery man riding his bike to sneak into the campus, an overhead shot of him riding on the sidewalk has an attractive girl walking in front of him, talking into a cell phone held in her left hand. As the shot changes to street level and he passes her, she has no phone and is shown walking with her bag over her left shoulder. See more »

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Major Kathleen 'Kat' Sparr: Sir, Blonsky...
Gen. Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross: [expecting the worst] Does anyone know if he has any next-of-kin or family?
Major Kathleen 'Kat' Sparr: Ask him yourself...
Emil Blonsky: [salutes Ross, in perfect health] Sir!
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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 »

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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #1.6 (2008) See more »

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Composed by Joseph Harnell
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Grading on a Bell Curve
20 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

About 1100 reviews on the old IMDb and I am going to do something I have never done before -- review on a bell curve.

Seriously, before you start listing all the things you DIDN'T like, ask yourself how many live action Hulk movies have there been outside of the Avenger ensemble acts? Answer: Two. Only two. Just two.

And the entry from Ang Lee was so wretched, so horrific, that this one gets a push up the curve.

It is actually a solid film. Roth makes a great villain. Tyler was a great love interest. (The scene where Hulk becomes a giant fire extinguisher is one for the record books and memorable). And Norton is arguably the highest-level A-lister to ever play the role.

(Or, also arguably, to ever play it again -- notice he was gone from the Avenger movies. Also notice that the two solo-Hulk movies did so poorly at the box office that this one actually ends with a promo for the coming Avengers, suggesting that the suits at Marvel are no longer interested in gambling on Hulk in a film by himself and all your future Hulk movies may be of the animated variety).

All done, this is a much better film than the reviews would suggest.


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