• Fantastic Four (2005)

Fantastic Four

Release Date: July 8th, 2005

DVD Release Date: December 6th, 2005

PG-13 |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

Scientist Reed Richards (Ioan Gruffudd) persuades his arrogant former classmate, Victor von Doom (Julian McMahon), to fund his experiments with cosmic energy. On von Doom's space station, the crew -- including astronaut Ben Grimm (Michael Chiklis), researcher Sue Storm (Jessica Alba) and pilot Johnny Storm (Chris Evans) -- are exposed to a mysterious cosmic storm that bestows super powers upon them. As they cope with their transformations, von Doom vows his revenge.

Cast: Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon, Hamish Linklater, Kerry Washington, Stan Lee

Director: Tim Story

Genres: Fantasy , Action , Adventure

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, Marvel Enterprises, 1492 Pictures

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Love triangle, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    A colossal snore. show more

  • 63
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    I don't think it will seriously disappoint longtime fans, but it made me itchy as I watched it unfold in ways that the comics never did when I read them in the '60s. show more

  • 75
    Michael SragowBaltimore Sun

    Blessedly unimportant, Fantastic Four cruises along on modest yet genuine comic-book pleasures. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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