The Hulk

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

The Hulk lacks personality; not a great movie.

PG-13 2003 138 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 19 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 40 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Gory, violent Ruffalo film has blood, scariness, extreme violence

CSM LANGUAGE GUIDE: "Crap," "Jesus Christ."

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Too much violence
age 13+

The film we would all like to forget happened...

I am an admirer of Ang Lee and really wanted this to work. How do you explain what doesn't work? It is long and clunky. The Greek tragedy effect that Lee aims for has too much exposition and we are all supposed to not concentrate on the big green guy? An hour and a half in I just wanted it to be over and to quietly not speak of this again.

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