The Incredible Hulk

Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face with a new, deadly foe.
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Film Cast:

  • Bruce Banner / The Hulk: Edward Norton
  • Betty Ross: Liv Tyler
  • Emil Blonsky / Abomination: Tim Roth
  • Thaddeus ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross: William Hurt
  • Dr. Samuel Sterns: Tim Blake Nelson
  • Dr. Leonard Samson: Ty Burrell
  • Major Kathleen Sparr: Christina Cabot
  • General Joe Greller: Peter Mensah
  • Voice of The Incredible Hulk / Security Guard: Lou Ferrigno
  • Stanley: Paul Soles
  • Martina: Débora Nascimento
  • Commando: Greg Bryk
  • Commando: Chris Owens
  • Commando: Al Vrkljan
  • Commando: Adrian Hein
  • Commando: John MacDonald
  • Helicopter Soldier: Shaun McComb
  • Grad Student: Simon Wong
  • Tough Guy Leader: Pedro Salvín
  • Tough Guy: Julio Cesar Torres Dantas
  • Tough Guy: Raimundo Camargo Nascimento
  • Tough Guy: Nick Alachiotis
  • Communications Officer: Jason Burke
  • Helicopter Pilot: Grant Nickalls
  • Soldier: Joris Jarsky
  • Soldier: Arnold Pinnock
  • Cop: Jason Hunter
  • Cop: Tig Fong
  • Cab Driver: Maxwell McCabe-Lokos
  • Medical Technician: David Collins
  • Plant Manager: John Carvalho
  • Sniper: Robin Wilcock
  • Boat Captain: Wayne Robson
  • Guatemalan Trucker: Javier Lambert
  • Computer Nerd: Martin Starr
  • Young Guy: Chris Ratz
  • Apache Helicopter Pilot: Todd Hofley
  • Soldier: Joe La Loggia
  • Colleague: Tamsen McDonough
  • Harlem Bystande: Michael Kenneth Williams
  • Market Vendor: Roberto Bakker
  • Supply Driver: Ruru Sacha
  • Army Base Doctor: James Downing
  • Aikido Instructor: Rickson Gracie
  • Ross’s Soldier: Stephen Gartner
  • McGee: Nicholas Rose
  • Terrified Gal: Genelle Williams
  • Wilson: P.J. Kerr
  • Reporter: Jee-Yun Lee
  • Gunner: Desmond Campbell
  • Little Boy: Deshaun Clarke
  • Brave Cop: Tony Nappo
  • Soldier: Aaron Berg
  • Soldier: David Meunier
  • Soldier: Tre Smith
  • Soldier: Moses Nyarko
  • BOPE Officer: Carlos A. Gonzalez
  • Medic Soldier: Yan Regis
  • Handsome Soldier: Stephen Broussard
  • Command Van Soldier: Robert Morse
  • Ross’s Aide: Matt Purdy
  • Female Medical Assistant: Lenka Matuska
  • Humvee Driver: Scott Magee
  • Sterns Lab Soldier: Wes Berger
  • Large Woman: Carla Nascimento
  • Female Bartender: Krista Vendy
  • Hopscotch Girl: Mila Stromboni
  • Motion Capture Specialist as Hulk: Terry Notary
  • Motion Capture Performer: M. Gavin McMillan
  • Milwaukee Man Drinking from Bottle (uncredited): Stan Lee
  • Tony Stark (uncredited): Robert Downey Jr.
  • (uncredited): Max Topplin

Film Crew:

  • Producer: Gale Anne Hurd
  • Editor: Rick Shaine
  • Original Music Composer: Craig Armstrong
  • Casting: Laray Mayfield
  • Characters: Stan Lee
  • Producer: Avi Arad
  • Producer: Kevin Feige
  • Editor: John Wright
  • Costume Design: Denise Cronenberg
  • Special Effects Coordinator: Laird McMurray
  • Stunt Coordinator: John Stoneham Jr.
  • Production Design: Kirk M. Petruccelli
  • Director of Photography: Peter Menzies Jr.
  • Art Direction: Andrew M. Stearn
  • Second Unit Director of Photography: Ian Fox
  • Director: Louis Leterrier
  • Screenplay: Zak Penn
  • Characters: Jack Kirby
  • Art Direction: Page Buckner
  • Executive Producer: Jim Van Wyck
  • First Assistant Makeup Artist: Colin Penman
  • Music Supervisor: Dave Jordan
  • Stunts: Vince Murdocco
  • Editor: Vincent Tabaillon
  • Second Unit Director: Gary Capo
  • Executive Producer: David Maisel
  • Set Decoration: Carolyn A. Loucks
  • Executive In Charge Of Production: Ross T. Fanger
  • ADR Voice Casting: Barbara Harris
  • Key Makeup Artist: Jordan Samuel
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Andy Koyama
  • Stunts: J.J. Makaro
  • Associate Producer: Stephen Broussard
  • Gaffer: David Breeze
  • Makeup Artist: Randy Westgate
  • Property Master: Christopher Geggie
  • Supervising Sound Editor: Eric Lindemann
  • Sound Effects Editor: Bryan O. Watkins
  • Sound Effects Editor: Charles Deenen
  • Sound Effects Editor: Tim Walston
  • Stunt Coordinator: Javier Lambert
  • Stunt Double: Moses Nyarko
  • Sound Effects Editor: Tom Ozanich
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Betsy Paterson
  • Sound Effects Editor: Tim Nielsen
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Allan Magled
  • Supervising Sound Editor: Greg Hedgepath
  • Sound Effects Editor: Bill R. Dean
  • Script Supervisor: Susan Marucci
  • Sound Effects Editor: Paul Hackner
  • Sound Effects Editor: Rickley W. Dumm
  • Unit Publicist: Karen Pidgurski
  • Wigmaker: Stacey Butterworth
  • Sound Effects Editor: Frank Smathers
  • Still Photographer: Michael Gibson
  • Sound Effects Editor: Bruce Tanis
  • Supervising Music Editor: Peter Myles
  • Stunt Coordinator: Jamie Jones
  • Visual Effects Technical Director: Daniel Perez Ferreira
  • Hairstylist: Fríða Aradóttir
  • Key Hair Stylist: Paul R.J. Elliot
  • Best Boy Electric: Tony Eldridge
  • Sound Effects Editor: Scott Wolf
  • Sound Designer: Michael Babcock
  • Stunt Driver: Ermes Blarasin
  • Co-Producer: Kurt Williams
  • Supervising ADR Editor: Bobbi Banks
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Chris Carpenter
  • Technical Supervisor: Sachin Bangera
  • Animation: Joel Foster
  • Lighting Technician: Justin Hammond
  • Lighting Technician: Dan Haring
  • Visual Effects: Julie D’Antoni
  • First Assistant Director: John G. Scotti
  • Construction Coordinator: James Halpenny
  • ADR Recordist: Travis MacKay
  • Unit Production Manager: D.J. Carson
  • Stunt Double: Brittney Banks
  • Associate Producer: Michael J. Malone
  • Assistant Hairstylist: Paula Fleet
  • Visual Effects Producer: Paul V. Molles
  • Animation: Ian Blum
  • Foley Editor: Valerie Davidson
  • Stunt Double: Duncan McLeod
  • Makeup Artist: Beate Petruccelli
  • Second Assistant Director: Tim Singh
  • Stunt Double: Chad Camilleri
  • Stunt Double: Scott Alan Cook
  • Stunt Double: Michael Langlois
  • Key Grip: Rod Benjamin
  • Payroll Accountant: Lincoln D’Souza
  • Sound Effects Editor: Zack Allen
  • Assistant Makeup Artist: Candice Ornstein
  • Storyboard Designer: Rick Newsome
  • Assistant Property Master: Brian Patrick
  • Visual Effects: Colin Cunningham
  • ADR Mixer: Eric Thompson
  • Assistant Hairstylist: Sondra Treilhard
  • Costume Design: Renee Bravener
  • Stunt Double: Liise Keeling
  • Production Assistant: Trinh Tran
  • Second Assistant Director: Jayson Merrill
  • Supervising Art Director: Dan Dorrance

Movie Reviews:

  • Gimly: **A long form review originally posted in 2011:**

    Dubbed as a “re-quel”, _The Incredible Hulk_ was first released in 2008, and now, I’m here to review it in the line of Marvel films I’m getting through a the moment.

    I always like to think of films individually, but with the Marvel Cinematic Universe getting so big, that can be rather difficult to do. So though I may comment on films in relation to their sequels, remakes, prequels, spin-offs, parodies and the like, know that my final score out of ten is always based purely on the films merits, or lack thereof.

    It’s pretty crazy seeing Edward Norton (_American History X, Fight Club, Red Dragon, Kingdom of Heaven, Pride and Glory, Stone_) as a very scrawny Bruce Banner, considering that he turns into the giant, muscular Hulk. But to me it totally worked. As an interesting side-note, Norton co-wrote the script, which may or may not have contributed to his being ousted as Banner for any future films after the movie was released. Not because the script is particularly awful or anything, but because as a general rule production doesn’t like actors getting all up in “dey grillz” half way through. Although it’s not like Norton’s never done this sort of thing before.

    Under-appreciated Tim Roth (_Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Planet of the Apes, Lie to Me, Rob Roy_) is also excellent (as far as I’m concerned) playing the role of Abomination/Emil Blonsky. Interesting side-note, no, he’s not related to Eli Roth, who’s also a friend and actor of Quentin Tarantino and his films.

    Ultimately, _The Incredible Hulk_ is a fine film, but it just can’t stand up to the superior writing and character building of Thor, Iron Man or Iron Man 2. Liv Tyler (_The Strangers, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Armageddon_) is rather a non-event as supposed love interest Betty Ross. And William Hurt (_Robin Hood, A History of Violence, The Village, A.I.: Artificial Intelligence, Dark City_) as semi-antagonist General Thunderbolt Ross, is nothing but annoying (although it is pretty cool to see just how much they got him looking like the comic book character he is based on.

    You would’ve thought that having a modern day Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde story to run with, backing from the success of the franchise you’ve got supporting you, that it would be easy to write strong characters, unfortunately, it’s not the case. And while the action sequences are cool, and the fighting is possibly some of the best that Marvel’s come up with, it’s not enough to bring this film up to the standards of the other 3. The film lacks the flair I’m sure everyone would be expecting, and while it’s a perfectly good monster-movie movie, perhaps a completely separate Super Hero origin story would have been better than the overly-CGI-ridden quasi-sequel to 2003’s _The Hulk_ that we ended up with.

    66%

    _-Gimly_

  • tmdb44006625: It’s an improvement on the Ang Lee film only in the sense that the smashy smashy bits are more entertaining than the previous film’s thinky thinky bits. But the fact that the entire film is just one long extended fight scene is disappointing to us who enjoy the darker, more emotional beats of the Hulk’s story. I enjoy this movie quite a bit as a well put together piece of fluff entertainment, but I hold no delusions that even Marvel Studios couldn’t get the definitive version of Hulk on screen.
  • r96sk: Much more enjoyable than the 2003 film, which this 2008 release reboots. So that’s a positive. As for a follow-up in the MCU, it’s a little underwhelming if still passably good – at least to me.

    ‘The Incredible Hulk’ is closer to being forgettable than it is to being memorable, but that’s not to say I didn’t have a solid time watching. It’s only really the ending that I felt dragged, yet even then it still has positive moments.

    I liked Edward Norton’s performance for the most part, particularly early on in South America. Tim Roth is good too, though a few of his scenes irritated me slightly – perhaps more to do with how the film uses him, rather than what Roth does himself. There are a few others, but those two are the most standout.

    I did expect more, but there’s enough there that I rate.

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