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Fantastic Four (2015)

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Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.


Josh Trank, Stephen E. Rivkin (uncredited)


Jeremy Slater (screenplay), Simon Kinberg (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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8 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Miles Teller ... Reed Richards
Michael B. Jordan ... Johnny Storm
Kate Mara ... Sue Storm
Jamie Bell ... Ben Grimm / The Thing
Toby Kebbell ... Victor Von Doom / Dr. Doom
Reg E. Cathey ... Dr. Franklin Storm
Tim Blake Nelson ... Dr. Allen
Joshua Montes ... Quarterback Speech School Kid
Dan Castellaneta ... Mr. Kenny
Owen Judge ... Young Reed
Kylen Davis ... Teasing School Kid
Evan Hannemann ... Young Ben
Chet Hanks ... Jimmy Grimm
Mary-Pat Green ... Mrs. Grimm
Tim Heidecker ... Mr. Richards


FANTASTIC FOUR, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel's original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Beyond darkness... beyond fear... lies the fantastic. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


(at around 3 mins) A menorah can be seen on a shelf in the Grimm family home. In the comics, Ben Grimm was of Jewish faith. See more »


(at around 57 mins) The Human Torch is shown blowing up an MQ-9 Reaper drone for target practice. These are active, front-line drone aircraft which are crucial to current U.S. military operations, and at $17 million each, it would be absurd to waste them for target practice. The U.S. military actually uses retired fighter aircraft converted into drones for aerial target practice, such as the QF-4 Phantom II, or the QF-16 Fighting Falcon. See more »


[first lines]
Boy: Ever since I was three, I wanted to play quarterback for the New York Giants... like my personal hero, Eli Manning. Annual salary is between 10 and 20 million dollars a year.
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: The film title appears at the end of the film, following up on the final scene where the heroes try to decide on a team name. See more »


Version of The Fantastic Four (1978) See more »


Ready or Not
Written by Micah Tawlks and Matthew Perryman Jones
Performed by Myzica
Courtesy of Peptalk Records
By arrangement with Secret Road Music Services, Inc.
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Too dark for its own good
5 August 2015 | by charzhinoSee all my reviews

I went into this movie with hope and optimism and not put off by the negative light shone towards it. An hour and 40 minutes later, I left feeling empty and unsatisfied. Comic book films are supposed to make you feel inspired, but not this one.

So what is wrong with it? One word – chemistry. In any superhero team/ensemble there should be great character interactions and a feeling that these guys can effectively make a team, never mind a ''fantastic'' team. The best team movies all have characters playing off each other as in the Avengers and X-Men.  However, there is zero chemistry between any of the F4. We see an attempt at some early romance between Reed and Sue which doesn't go anywhere. Johnny Storm is billed as a genius but troubled kid however we never see why he has a high IQ, he is just shifted in to make up the numbers. We never see him form any sustainable bond with any of the others. Ben Grimm also appears as an outsider, brought in with little sense to the project to fill the final slot. The chemistry between the original F4 (2005) was MUCH better whereas here they feel like 4 individuals.


The climatic battle takes place in the most boring environment that you can imagine. It is over within 10 minutes, with not much ingenuity to overcome a half decent attempt at Dr Doom, who at first seems very intimidating. This film will be quickly forgotten and the question isn't whether a sequel will be made or whether it will cross over with X-Men, but is the original Fantastic 4 film a better watch than this depressing, dull comic book movie. Final score 5.5/10

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Release Date:

7 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office


$120,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,685,737, 9 August 2015

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2.35 : 1
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