Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Synopsis
The Fantastic Four adventures continue.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
One of the most enjoyable pictures of the season.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
It's almost a surprise that the sequel is actually better - much better - than the original.
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63

Premiere

By Glenn Kenny
It's a decent comic-book movie that delivers its goods with good humor and a minimum of bloat.
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63

USA Today

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Doesn't quite live up to the billing, but it improves mightily on the original. And the superhero family can thank its new addition for the...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
An improvement of sorts over the lifeless 2005 edition.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The closest FF:ROTSS gets to wit is when Johnny convinces a reluctant Reed to attend a bachelor party, after promising the uptight...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The early dilemma in "Rise of the Silver Surfer " is this: Save the world or marry Jessica Alba . Your conscience says, "Save the world."...
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Good fun -- more fun than in the original -- punctuated by some lines of admirable awfulness.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Scott Brown
The dialogue aims young and low, and sounds translated from comic-book Esperanto.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The perfect summer movie, that is if you're eight years old or under. For the rest of us, the sequel to the first "Fantastic Four" that...
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Better than the last...

By HarlemHero
The movie offered deep inside look on the heroes as they cope with super powered everyday life. It also shows unity amongst the 4 to overcome obstacles on a global scale. I highly reccomend anyone...

Silver Surfer Awesome

By bludwig
We went to see this movie on opening day and boy were we blown away. My son says that it's the best movie of the century. The language and innuendos are quite tame. We think it is a must see....

I Want to Surf With the Silver Surfer

By katepiersanti
This is another great Fantastic Four brot to the BIG screen. Not only do the super beautiful Mr Fantastic and Ivisible Gal get married (as all proper super heroes should!), but they manage to turn...

Not True To The Surfer

By SpyHunter
(Spoilers) For those that don't know about the Surfers powers, here is a history lesson. He has the Power Cosmic, given to him by Galactus. This enables him to fly (by means of his board), gives him...

SILVER SURFER

By SANDMAN56
IF YOU ARE A COMIC BOOK FAN. yOU WILL LIKE THIS MOVIE. IF YOU ARE A SILVER SURFER FAN AND KNOW THE STORY,YOU WILL LIKE THIS MOVIE. FOR ANYONE WHO SAYS THAT THIS MOVIE WILL SUCK, THEN YOU MUST NOT...

Pretty Good Movie

By I_love_all_movies
Rise of the Silver surfer had a good meaning to it, and had something you could walk out of the theater knowing a lesson that could change your life. You might not see that when you watch a movie,...

Who Speaks for the Silver Surfer?

By rktect
Having been a collector of F.F. and the Silver Surfer comics since the early 1970s when I was about 10 years old I had concerns about the movie when I read that it would only be 96 mins. There would...

Most exciting FF comic story ever

By nmb123
If this movie can pull off the same exciting story that came out of Fantastic Four comics 48-50, this is going to be an incredible film. There has been a demand for a Silve Surfer movie for a long...

Hokey piece of dog excriment

By napanuthouse
I want my money back, because I can pick dog poop for free off of my lawn...

Ignorance is Bliss

By dmacksk8er
If you are not a pre-existing fan of the silver surfer, then this movie should be great. Decent story line, great graphics, cool fight scenes and action, not to mention Mrs. Fantastic dropping jaws...

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Rated PG | For sequences of action violence, some mild language and innuendo
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ Much better than the first; OK for tweens and up.
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