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Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman's the Fantastic Four (2015)

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A documentary that tells the history of the ill-fated movie version of the Fantastic Four that was executive produced by Roger Corman.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carl Ciarfalio ... Himself
Roger Corman ... Himself
Joseph Culp ... Himself
Jonathan Fernandez ... Himself
Glenn Garland Glenn Garland ... Himself
Kat Green ... Herself
Chris Gore ... Himself
Sean Howe Sean Howe ... Himself
Alex Hyde-White ... Himself
Lloyd Kaufman ... Himself
Oley Sassone ... Himself
Mark Sikes Mark Sikes ... Himself
Michael Bailey Smith ... Himself
Rebecca Staab ... Herself
Jay Underwood ... Himself
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A documentary that tells the history of the ill-fated movie version of the Fantastic Four that was executive produced by Roger Corman.

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How many movies did Roger Corman make that never got released? One.

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10 July 2015 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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$50,000 (estimated)
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Incorrectly identifies "X-Men" a.k.a. "X-Men: The Animated Series" as "X-Men: The Animated Adventures". See more »

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Oley Sassone: I didn't know what to do. I felt like, you know, who do you go after? How do you - You know, I'm Sicilian, so I got that thing in me that says, "I'm gonna go fuck someone up for this," you know?
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It makes you want to find the original film...
22 June 2017 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

"Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman's the Fantastic Four" is a fascinating documentary...much more interesting than I'd imagined. It's the story of an ultra-low budget superhero film produced by the King of Cheap Hollywood Films that was completed...and then shelved! Using lots of interviews, a few clips and a lot of enthusiasm, the picture makes the viewer want to find a copy of the film to see just how good a $1,000,000 film can be...a mere pittance nowadays for a movie...especially one with some complex special effects.

So...what happened? Why would they never show a film that was actually completed? And, how difficult was it to complete when it now appears as if the producer never intended to market the picture...or at least he knew he probably wouldn't be doing so. Well, see the documentary and find out for yourself...as well as how you might just be able to see the film despite its never having actually been officially released.


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