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An action-packed Friday for English movie buffs

Jun 20, 2008 06:09 PM IST India India

New Delhi: This week, the box office will see more than just Hindi flicks. Two great English movies have also released this week. A comic book character comes to life in the Edward Norton starrer, The Incredible Hulk and a spy agent gets comical in Get Smart.

The Incredible Hulk

After 2003's Hulk, the Marvel comic book character comes to life on the big screen again in The Incredible Hulk directed by Louis Letterier. Edward Norton plays Dr Bruce Banner and The Hulk who's in a desperate search for an antidote. Meanwhile the war-mongers who want to abuse The Hulk's powers, refuse to stop chasing him. Liv Tyler plays Betty Ross, Dr Banner's love interest while Tim Roth plays The Abomination, the beast who takes on The Hulk eventually and whose powers match those of the green monster. This one is for fans of The Hulk!

Get Smart

The film adaptation of Mel Brooks and Buck Henry's hit 1960s spy parody TV show Get Smart, stars Steve Carell as Maxwell Smart, a spy agent who is on a mission to thwart the latest plot for world domination by the evil crime syndicate known as KAOS. Directed by Peter Segal, this comedy also stars Anne Hathway as agent 99 and Alan Arkin as the chief of the US spy agency.