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The Incredible Hulk

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The Incredible Hulk
Rated: PG-13
Release Date: June 13, 2008
Running Time: 112 min.
Director(s): Louis Leterrier
Writer: Zak Penn, Edward Norton
Users Watched: 232
Users Rated: 148
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The Incredible Hulk: The Fury Files #1
The Incredible Hulk: The Fury Files #2
The Incredible Hulk
The Consultant
Iron Man 2: Fist of Iron #1
The Incredible Hulk: The Fury Files #1
The Incredible Hulk: The Fury Files #2
The Consultant
Iron Man 2: Fist of Iron #1
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On the run from the military, Bruce Banner searches for a cure for his unique condition, but when a sample of his blood falls into the wrong hands, he will need the Hulk to combat a new menace...
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Character Appearances
Main Characters
  Played by: Tim Roth
  Abomination last appeared in The Incredible Hulk: The Big Picture. Abomination next appears in The Consultant.
  Played by: Edward Norton
  Hulk last appeared in The Incredible Hulk: The Fury Files #2. Hulk next appears in The Avengers: The Avengers Initiative.
Supporting Characters
  Betty Ross
  Played by: Liv Tyler
  Betty Ross last appeared in The Incredible Hulk: The Big Picture.
  Joe Greller First Appearance
  Played by: Peter Mensah
  This is Joe Greller's only appearance.
  Samuel Sterns First Appearance
  Played by: Tim Blake Nelson
  Samuel Sterns next appears in Avengers Prelude: Nick Fury[appost]s Big Week #3.
  Thaddeus Ross
  Played by: William Hurt
  Thaddeus Ross last appeared in The Incredible Hulk: The Big Picture. Thaddeus Ross next appears in The Consultant.
Other Characters
  Tony Stark
  Played by: Robert Downy Jr.
  Tony Stark last appeared in Iron Man 2: Public Identity #3. Tony Stark next appears in The Consultant.
  Kathleen Sparr First Appearance
  Played by: Christina Cabot
  This is Kathleen Sparr's only appearance.
  Leonard Samson First Appearance
  Played by: Ty Burrell
  This is Leonard Samson's only appearance.
  Martina First Appearance
  Played by: Débora Nascimento
  This is Martina's only appearance.
  Stanley First Appearance
  Played by: Paul Soles
  This is Stanley's only appearance.
Group Appearances
NYPD next appears in The Avengers.
United States Army
United States Army last appeared in The Incredible Hulk: The Big Picture. United States Army next appears in Captain America: The First Avenger.
WHiH World News
WHiH World News last appeared in Iron Man 2: Public Identity #1. WHiH World News next appears in Iron Man 2.
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  Alex Daily Says:    
  2017-02-04 10:04:18  
  This is not a good movie.  

  j52y Says:    
  2017-02-04 12:20:53  
  I feel like it had potential, but just had a bad director.

But I actually legitimately the first act of the movie.

  Alex Daily Says:    
  2017-02-04 12:49:01  
  There's good ideas in there, but I think the overall execution is significantly below the par set by the rest of the MCU.  

  tstarnes Says:    
  2017-02-04 15:43:56  
  The biggest problem with this movie is the pacing is terrible. The acting is decent and the script doesn't seem inherently bad. I agree with j52y, this movie fails because of the director. I am surprised by the ratings people are giving it...  

  Alex Daily Says:    
  2017-02-07 08:46:02  
  Of course, I'm holding it up to the standard set by films like Thor, and Captain America -- if the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe had followed the lead of this film instead of that of Iron Man, it's possible (if not likely) I'd be dragging Iron Man through the mud the way I do this one.  

  billstar2 Says:    
  2017-03-05 16:28:34  
  "Don't make me..hungry. You won't like me when I'm hungry." Bruce Banner.
My favorite line.
Probably the least favorite of the Marvel movies. Agree with the pacing is erratic but a decent story hidden in there.

  Nenriel Says:    
  2017-03-20 12:50:07  
  I know I've seen this movie multiple times, but until I rewatched it I didn't even remember that Liv Tyler was in it. Clearly not the most memorable Marvel film in my mind.  

  mrtc2003 Says:    
  2017-03-26 07:06:24  
  The problem that I have with this film is that it seems so detached from the rest of the MCU. We never got any sequels to this so none of the characters (other than the Hulk of course) are seen or, I think, mentioned again. No plot points are really followed up on. And, other than Stark 's brief cameo, there's really nothing much to link it to the rest of the MCU. It's actually not a bad film in its own right, just doesn't feel like part of the MCU.  

  TheHeraldOrdeal Says:    
  2017-05-13 04:39:36  
  We're supposed to assume this is a sequel to Hulk, right?  

  sbcolt15 Says:    
  2017-08-12 22:52:38  
  Would give this 2.5 stars if I could, but going with 2 stars since I can't. It's a decent movie but the ending is terrible. We're supposed to believe that Abomination just gives up after Hulk leaves the scene. Also, forgot about the Leader tease that will probably never be revisited. Liv Tyler is horrible and it's no wonder that Betty Ross is never mentioned again either.  

  dano357 Says:    
  2017-09-23 13:41:00  
  Helicopter explosions cause rainstorms on sunny days, everybody knows this.  

  Glom Says:    
  2018-01-06 15:49:37  
  I didn't know this movie was a part of the MCU, thought it was a one-off like Ang Lees movie. Had a reason to see it now.  

  schabenc Says:    
  2018-02-15 20:48:54  
  The most skippable movie in the entire MCU. Bruce Banner even gets recast after this one! The entire plot is very inconsequential to the rest of the movies in the MCU. It's not an awful movie by any means, but it doesn't really do anything for me, either.  

  raistlin903 Says:    
  2018-02-24 18:21:44  
  like a couple said, it's the lack of connection this has with the rest of Phase 1 that is my biggest problem with it...  

  kyle760 @ TheHeraldOrdeal (original post):    
  2018-06-11 12:05:34  
  Nope. It can't be, the origins of the hulk are contradictory between the two  

  kungfufan Says:    
  2018-07-04 21:34:46  
  So much hate! Wow! I enjoyed it, and my only real issues are actually all highlighted by @sbcolt15. The Leader not being followed up on isn't really an issue with this film, but with the MCU. That leaves Abomination giving up too easily (I thought Hulk killed him, guess my memory is bad): even if we accept he's too tired to fight, how in the hell do the military hold him? And Liv Tyler. Hate her.  

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