Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

"Discover the secret of the Surfer."
  • PG
  • 2007
  • 1 hr 29 min
  • 5.6  (250,219)
  • 45

The 2007 film Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer is a film adaptation of one of the most famous comic book plot arcs of the Fantastic Four in Marvel comics. Grossing over $289 million dollars, the film came before Marvel Studios was created, giving the comic book giant the ability to make its own movies. The film opens up with characters Reed Richards (alias Mr. Fantastic) and Sue Storm (A.K.A. The Invisible Woman) preparing for their wedding. Around the time that these preparations are taking place a strange anomaly crashes into Earth's atmosphere and begins to cause all kinds of havoc around the world. Reed is approached by the army about tracking this thing, and while he demurs to keep his fiancee happy, he secretly builds a tracking device anyway. The anomaly is a being from outer space called the Silver Surfer, so named because he's silver, and rides a surfboard like object. A wielder of cosmic energy, he awakens the statue that is Victor Von Doom, who is promptly defeated by the surfer. As Earth begins to mass its forces though, the Fantastic Four are obliged to join forces with Doom to try and defeat the surfer. It turns out that the Silver Surfer is the herald of an alien being called Galactus, who devours the life energy of worlds. The Surfer sold himself into bondage to save his own planet, and now feeds others to Galactus. However, once Galactus arrives, the Surfer decides to rebel against his master and fights back. The cosmic energy he wields opens a rift, sucking in Galactus and apparently killing the Surfer as well. Reed and Sue are married in Japan, however, when the camera pans in on the Surfer's body floating through space, his eyes open and he summons his board to him, letting the audience know that he is in fact, far from dead.

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer (Clip 4)
Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer (Clip 4)

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Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer (Clip 2)
Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer (Clip 2)

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Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer (Clip 1)
Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer (Clip 1)

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Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer (Clip 5)
Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer (Clip 5)

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Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer (Clip 3)
Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer (Clip 3)

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Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer
Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer

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The 2007 film Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer is a film adaptation of one of the most famous comic book plot arcs of the Fantastic Four in Marvel comics. Grossing over $289 million dollars, the film came before Marvel Studios was created, giving the comic book giant the ability to make its own movies. The film opens up with characters Reed Richards (alias Mr. Fantastic) and Sue Storm (A.K.A. The Invisible Woman) preparing for their wedding. Around the time that these preparations are taking place a strange anomaly crashes into Earth's atmosphere and begins to cause all kinds of havoc around the world. Reed is approached by the army about tracking this thing, and while he demurs to keep his fiancee happy, he secretly builds a tracking device anyway.

The anomaly is a being from outer space called the Silver Surfer, so named because he's silver, and rides a surfboard like object. A wielder of cosmic energy, he awakens the statue that is Victor Von Doom, who is promptly defeated by the surfer. As Earth begins to mass its forces though, the Fantastic Four are obliged to join forces with Doom to try and defeat the surfer.

It turns out that the Silver Surfer is the herald of an alien being called Galactus, who devours the life energy of worlds. The Surfer sold himself into bondage to save his own planet, and now feeds others to Galactus. However, once Galactus arrives, the Surfer decides to rebel against his master and fights back. The cosmic energy he wields opens a rift, sucking in Galactus and apparently killing the Surfer as well. Reed and Sue are married in Japan, however, when the camera pans in on the Surfer's body floating through space, his eyes open and he summons his board to him, letting the audience know that he is in fact, far from dead.

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer is a 2007 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 29 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.6 and a MetaScore of 45.

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Hulu, Apple TV+, The Roku Channel, Starz, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2007
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 29 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.6  (250,219)
  • Metascore
    45