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The Trial of the Incredible Hulk

The Trial of the Incredible Hulk

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1989 Superhero TV Movie
1989 Superhero TV Movie

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 The Trial of the Incredible Hulk
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 The Trial of the Incredible Hulk
Distributed by
Directed by
Produced by
Bill Bixby (executive producer)Gerald Di Pego (executive
 producer) (as Gerald Dipego)Robert Ewing (producer)
Written by
Bill BixbyLou Ferrigno 
Stan Lee (uncredited cameo)
Music by
Editing by
Production company
(producer) New World International (inassociation with)
United States
Original channel
Release date
May 7, 1989
Running time
95 minutes
Preceded by
Followed by
 The Trial of the Incredible Hulk
is a 1989 TV movie sequel to the 1970s 
 television series, featuring both the Hulk  and fellow Marvel Comics character  Daredevil,who team up to defeat Wilson Fisk, the Kingpin.As was the case with 
,this television movie also acted as a backdoor  television pilot  for a Daredevil series (which was not produced).
On the run again after the events of the previous TV movie, David Banner (Bill Bixby)  is working up north under the name David Belson. Disenchanted and at the end of hisrope, David makes his way towards a large city with the hopes of renting a room andstaying buried. Unbeknownst to him, the city he arrives in is under the control of a powerful underworld kingpin named Wilson Fisk  (John Rhys-Davies). When two of  Fisk's men come onto the commuter subway train after having committed a jewelrobbery, one of them takes an interest in a beautiful woman also riding the train and sherejects him. David witnesses an attempted sexual assault by one of Fisk's men, hetransforms into the Hulk (Lou Ferrigno)and things go haywire. A short while later, David is arrested by the police and wrongfully charged with the crime.While awaiting trial, blind defense attorney Matt Murdock  (Rex Smith)is assigned to David's case. David is uncooperative but Murdock has faith that he is innocent and isdetermined to prove so. One night while fast asleep, David has a nightmare about hisupcoming trial and dreams about transforming into the Hulk on the witness stand. Thestress of this causes him to transform in reality and the Hulk subsequently breaks free of the prison.Subsequent events see David Banner team up with Daredevil who reveals his identity asMatt Murdock. Matt tells David about his origins which David has trouble accepting atfirst. Daredevil also reveals that he has an ally on the Police force who provides himwith information relating to criminal activity. As Daredevil, Matt goes to investigate atip provided by his informant. The tip turns out to have been planted by the Kingpin andDaredevil is badly hurt in an ambush by the Kingpin's men. David rushes to save Matt but he is too late to help, becomes angry, and transforms into Hulk. The Hulk, in turn,smashes in and saves Matt and Kingpin and his men flee. Matt who is barely conscious,traces the Hulk's face as he transforms back to David, thus learning his secret.Kingpin, in the meantime, has the witness to events on the subway kidnapped from protective custody in order to have her killed but she is saved by the Kingpin's assistantwho finds her attractive. The Kingpin is also planning a major meeting of underworldcrime lords in order to propose the consolidation of their operations into a big syndicatewith himself as chairman.David who is trained as a medical doctor, treats Matt's injuries and spreads the cover story that Matt got hurt falling down the stairs. Matt's self-confidence is seriously

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