copy to clipboard

Fantastic Four

Plugin not supported.
Pro reviews
Original title
Fantastic Four aka
  • 4F
Running time
105 min.
United States United States
Michael France, Mark Frost (Comic: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby)
John Ottman
Oliver Wood
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Constantin Film / Marvel Enterprises
Fantasy. Action. Sci-Fi | Superheroes. Based on a Comic. Marvel Comics
Movie Groups
Fantastic Four
Official Site
Synopsis / Plot
Scientist Reed Richards asks his old university roommate Victor Von Doom, now a billionaire industrialist, for funding to launch a mission to Von Doom’s space station to study the effects of a cosmic storm. Von Doom agrees but asks Reed to sign away 75% of the proceeds in return. The expedition launches with Reed, Von Doom, Von Doom’s chief geneticist Susan Storm (Reed’s old flame who is now wooed by Von Doom), her hotshot brother Johnny as pilot, and Reed’s friend Ben Grimm. But once on the station they discover that the storm is accelerating. Von Doom cold-bloodedly prepares to bring the shields down and abandon Ben outside the station. The others race to his rescue but are hit by a full blast of radiation. Back on Earth they soon discover that the radiation has left them with strange abilities – Reed finds that he can stretch and contort his body like elastic; Susan can become invisible and project a forcefield; Johnny has the ability to burst into flames and generate heat equal to the temperature of the sun; while Ben develops a massive rock-like orange outer skin. They gain media attention after using their abilities to save people at a crash on a bridge and are nicknamed The Fantastic Four. Meanwhile, due to the disaster on the station, Von Doom has been fired as CEO of his own company. He finds that he too is starting to mutate, developing a skin of metal and the ability to control electrical energy. Seething with revenge, he seeks to find a means of destroying The Fantastic Four.
2005: Razzie Awards: nominated for Worst Actress (Jessica Alba)
Critics' reviews
Movie Soulmates' ratings
Register so you can access movie recommendations tailored to your movie taste.
Friends' ratings
Register so you can check out ratings by your friends, family members, and like-minded members of the FA community.
Ranking Lists Position
Is the synopsis/plot summary missing? Do you want to report a spoiler, error or omission? Please send us a message.
If you are not a registered user please send us an email to

All copyrighted material (movie posters, DVD covers, stills, trailers) and trademarks belong to their respective producers and/or distributors.

For US ratings information please visit:
FAQs | Privacy policy / use conditions | Privacy configuration
© 2002-2019 Filmaffinity - Movieaffinity | Filmaffinity is a movie recommendation site based on the concept of Movie Soulmates.
We are an independent movie lovers club worldwide with 646.000 users + 133.000.000 ratings. Not related to any Media or Corporation.
All Rights Reserved | Movie Soulmates™ is a Registered Trademark