Hulk (2003)

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Barnes & Noble - Ed Hulse
Ang Lee's inventive direction and some state-of-the-art special effects help to rip the incredible Hulk -- a green giant who is anything but jolly -- from the pages of Stan Lee's Marvel comics of the 1960s. In reality to the extent that "reality" is a workable concept in films like this one, he is geneticist Bruce Banner Eric Bana, a troubled young man whose past holds terrible secrets he can never fully remember. Intense emotional stress...
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Ed Hulse
Ang Lee's inventive direction and some state-of-the-art special effects help to rip the incredible Hulk -- a green giant who is anything but jolly -- from the pages of Stan Lee's Marvel comics of the 1960s. In reality to the extent that "reality" is a workable concept in films like this one, he is geneticist Bruce Banner Eric Bana, a troubled young man whose past holds terrible secrets he can never fully remember. Intense emotional stress turns him into the Hulk, a raging monster who smashes everything and everybody with whom he comes into contact. The lone exception, of course, is the lovely Betty Ross Jennifer Connolly, Bruce's co-worker and the daughter of a hard-bitten general Sam Elliott overseeing top-secret government projects. Nick Nolte has a relatively small but showy supporting role as Bruce's father, a discredited scientist whose fall from grace has something to do with his son's deeply disturbed psyche. Resisting the temptation to fill the screen with live-action comic-book panels, Ang Lee alters the origin of the printed-page protagonist to include psychological complexities that even Stan Lee never anticipated for his troubled antihero. It takes a fairly long time for the Hulk to make his first significant appearance, but he does so in a dynamic, explosive manner. By rendering his leading character with computer graphics, Lee and the special-effects team enable the Hulk to perform feats that might look convincing in comics but would normally never pass muster in live-action movies. Hulk’s combination of larger-than-life action and intricate back-story made it an exceptionally ambitious undertaking, and the film succeeds on its own terms. Even if you've never read a Hulk comic book, you can enjoy this exceptionally well made thriller.
New York Observer
An interesting effort to give one of the staples of mass entertainment something extra in the way of insight and feeling. Andrew Sarris
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/16/2008
  • EAN: 5050582584516
  • Source: Imports
  • Region Code: 2
  • Format: Blu-ray

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eric Bana Dr. Bruce Banner
Jennifer Connelly Dr. Betty Ross
Sam Elliott General "Thunderbolt" Ross
Josh Lucas Major Glenn Talbot
Nick Nolte Dr. David Banner
Ricardo Aguilar Boy's Father
Mark Atteberry Technician
Sasha Barrese Alice
Cara Buono Edith Banner
Eva Burkley Technician
Lorenzo Callender Soldier
Todd Lee Coralli Soldier
Jesse Corti Colonel
Craig Damon Security Guard
Reggie Davis Security Guard
Mike Erwin Teenage Bruce Banner
Amir Faraj Boy
Lou Ferrigno Head of Security
Jennifer Gotzon Waitress
Rondda Holeman Technician
Toni Kallen Delivery Nurse
Lyndon Karp Davey
Johnny Kastl Soldier
Louanne Kelley Delivery Doctor
Paul Kersey Young David Banner
Paul H. Kim Officer
David Kronenberg Bruce Banner as a Child
Michael Kronenberg Bruce Banner as a Child
Daniella Kuhn Edith's Friend
Brooke Langton Jennifer Sossman
Stan Lee Security Guard
John Littlefield Security NCO
Sean Mahon Comanche Pilot
John A. Maraffi Technician
Randy Neville F-22 Pilot
Michael Papajohn Technician
John Prosky Atheon Technician
Kevin Rankin Harper
Regina McKee Redwing National Security Advisor
Lou Richards Pediatrician
Victor Rivers Paramilitary
Geoffrey Scott The President
David St. Pierre Technician
David Sutherland Tank Commander
Todd Tesen Young Thaddeus Ross
Brett Thacher Comanche Pilot
Eric Ware Soldier
Celia Weston Mrs. Krensler
Kirk B.R. Woller Comanche Pilot
Rhiannon Leigh Wryn Young Betty Ross
Boni Yanagisawa Technician
Pete Anthony Conductor
Daniel Dae Kim Aide
Rob Swanson Colonel
Technical Credits
Ang Lee Director
Eric Abrahamson Stunts
Ismail Acar Animator
George Aleco-Sima Animator
Marit Allen Costumes/Costume Designer
Charles Alleneck Animator
Avi Arad Producer
John Armbrust Consultant/advisor
Artist Robinson Asst. Director
Rick Avery Stunts
Joni Avery Stunts
Roy Barnes Set Decoration/Design
Gregory J. Barnett Stunts
Jim Bayliss Set Decoration/Design
Dotan Bonen Stunts
Mary R. Boss Stunts
Jake Brake Stunts
Craig Branham Stunts
Wendi Bromley Stunts
Sue Campbell Animator
Cheryl Carasik Set Decoration/Design
Derrick Carlin Animator
Todd Cherniawsky Set Decoration/Design
Brady Conrad Stunts
Callie Croughwell Stunts
Cameron Croughwell Stunts
Joshua Croughwell Stunts
Michelle Croughwell Stunts
Sean Curran Animator
Virginie D'annoville Animator
Lou Dellarosa Animator
Andrew Doucette Animator
Michael Easton Animator
Danny Elfman Score Composer
Frederick Elmes Cinematographer
Corey Michael Eubanks Stunts
Dane Farwell Stunts
Kevin Feige Executive Producer
Scott Fisher Stunts
Jennifer Fong Executive Producer
Clay Donahue Fontenot Stunts
Michael France Screenwriter
Larry Franco Producer
Miguel Fuertes Animator
David Gainey Animator
Eugene Gearty Sound/Sound Designer
Daniel B. Gold Camera Operator
Sean Graham Stunts
Andrew Grant Animator
Kevin Grevioux Stunts
Shari Hanson Associate Producer
Rick Heinrichs Production Designer
Al Hobbs Set Decoration/Design
Lois G. Hoyos Set Decoration/Design
Gale Anne Hurd Producer
Industrial Light & Magic Animator
Avy Kaufman Casting
Bevin Kaye Stunts
Maia Kayser Animator
Shawn Kelly Animator
Peter Kelly Animator
Greg Kyle Animator
Michael Lantieri Special Effects Supervisor
Andrew Lantieri Stunts
David Latour Animator
Alison Leaf Animator
Stan Lee Executive Producer, Source Author
Janice Lew Animator
Clay Lilley Stunts
Clint E. Lilley Stunts
Tommy Lohmann Camera Operator
Michael Malone Production Manager
Megan Marshall Stunts
Kevin Martel Animator
Phil McNally Animator
Christopher Minos Animator
Kathleen Misko Costumes/Costume Designer
Tristan Morts Stunts
William Morts Stunts
Rick O'Connor Animator
Casey O'Neill Stunts
Hiromi Ono Animator
Greg Papalia Art Director
Hailey Peitzman Stunts
Hannah Peitzman Stunts
Molly Peitzman Stunts
Jakub Pistecky Animator
Kristen Pratt Set Decoration/Design
Steve Rawlins Animator
Jay Rennie Animator
Magali Rigaudias Animator
Megan Robinson Stunts
Jason Rodriguez Stunts
Tommy Rosales Jr. Stunts
David S. Rowden Stunts
Mika Saito Stunts
Dennis S. Sands Sound Mixer
James Schamus Original Story, Producer, Screenwriter
Gunther Schlierkamp Stunts
Trish Schutz-Krause Animator
Kevin Scott Animator
Dave Sidley Animator
Sharonne Solk Animator
Tim Squyres Editor
Tom St. Amand Animator
Patte Strong-Lord Set Decoration/Design
Nick Teta Consultant/advisor
Kim Thompson Animator
Sonny Tipton Stunts
Jesse Tipton Stunts
Wyatt Tipton Stunts
Cheryl A. Tkach Associate Producer
Delio Tramontozzi Animator
Marjolaine Tremblay-Silva Animator
John Turman Screenwriter
James Turman Screenwriter
John Underkoffler Consultant/advisor
Martin Valinsky Stunts
Jan Van Buyten Animator
Brad Wilder Makeup
Darlene Ava Williams Stunts
Ava Rose Williams Stunts
Jerry Wills Stunts
David Womark Associate Producer
Gabriel Womark Stunts
Don Woodruff Set Decoration/Design
Merritt Yohnka Stunts
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