Hulk is a 2003 American superhero film directed by Ang Lee and based on the fictional Marvel Comics character of the same name. The film was produced by Marvel Enterprises, Valhalla Motion Pictures and Good Machine, and distributed by Universal Pictures. The film was released on June 20, 2003. A reboot, titled The Incredible Hulk, was released on June 13, 2008 as the second film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Hulk received mixed reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a rating of 61% based on 227 reviews, with an average rating of 6.2/10. On Metacritic, the film has a score of 54/100, based on 40 critics. Roger Ebert gave the film 3 out of 4 stars, explaining, "Ang Lee is trying to actually deal with the issues in the story of the Hulk, instead of simply cutting to brainless visual effects. Ebert also liked how the Hulk's movements resembled King Kong.