i went back and watched norton in incredible hulk. you know, he actually did a really amazing job. i still prefer ruffallo for banner, but norton by no means did the film any injustice whatsoever.
No disrespect to Ed Norton, but Mark Ruffalo was the best Hulk, IMO. I feel he portrayed the insecurities and flaws a lot better, I think Ed Norton was too much of a badass as Bruce Banner
I preferred Bana's take to Norton's. But Ruffalo was superior to both.
Bana and Norton are both good actors but Ruffalo was the best hands-down for that specific part.
Norton and Ruffalo were both good.
Ferrigno was never Banner, it was Bixby.
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Ruffalo or Bixby. Mark was one of the very things I liked in the Avengers. I would definitely see a movie with his Banner/Hulk.
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I really liked Norton and before the Avengers wished he had been in it but Ruffalo was brilliant.
I'd have to say Ruffalo now.
Oh lord... you people voting for buffalo are out of your minds. Norton was 1,000X better.
I think a good way to look at it is to use another famous comic hero named Bruce.
People like to talk about who's the "real person", Bruce Wayne or Batman? Is Batman who he really is or is it just a mask? Well you can apply the same question more or less to the three interpretations of The Hulk. Is the real star Bruce Banner or The Hulk?
I loved Eric Bana because I loved Ang Lee's Hulk. It was a character study of a man who had a really traumatic childhood and it has resulted in a very unhealthy adult. There is a much more genuine Jekyll and Hyde feel to the film as we thoroughly explore Bruce's character - his humanity. It is through his humanity we discover the beast.
Norton Hulk was just Ed Norton playing himself. That worked though because TIH was just an action flick. Bruce Banner was just there to tie the HULK SMASH scenes together. The Hulk was the star here, not Bruce.
I didn't much care for Ruffalo. He pulled off the weedy genius persona quite well but his attempts at being witty fell flat. Not quite as flat as his "btw, tried to kill myself kthx." That scene was just so unnecessary. It looked like they were trying to make it dramatic and to maek Banner more sympathetic but it really failed on both counts for me.
So yes, I'm gonna go with Bana Banner. I liked his character the most.
I also won't deny he is quite...erm, easy on the eyes.