Production Hell... Fantastic Four (2015)

Fantastic Four, or Fant4stic, or whatever it's supposed to be called, was one of the biggest flops of all time. It was also notorious for its deeply troubled production, director Josh Trank's meltdowns and rushed reshoots. So let's point and laugh at it, shall we?

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    The Critical DrinkerThe Critical DrinkerPrije 6 dana
    • I was hoping that you mabe check Platforma 2020. For me it was nice surprise. Cheers.

      Martin KothanMartin KothanPrije 9 sati
    • Worst movie EVER: Fan4STICK? or Island of Dr Moreau?

      BilisknerBilisknerPrije 19 sati
    • I'm still speculating if this film was originally a Sci-fi horror movie that had the Fantastic 4 slapped onto it afterwards. Maybe the studio felt that the film would not do well on its own merits, similar to Cloverfield Movies.

      Itbe SillyItbe SillyPrije 21 sat
    • Why didn't you mention the Race Swap of Johnny Storm/Human Torch?! People were PISSED about that when it was announced! That played a large role in it's failure. I guess nobody wants to talk about that............

      dani brooksdani brooksPrije 2 dana
    • When you say marvel you actually mean Disney.

      josh portiejosh portiePrije 3 dana
  • I worked on the 1994 version, and i thought it wasn't very good. But there was a reason it was so bad, and never released. But THIS one was a total waste of film.

    ProteusboundProteusboundPrije minute
  • The movie was boring, hardly anything happened. When it ended I was confused because nothing really happened

    Les KrappsLes KrappsPrije 5 minuta
  • 10:00 - a perfect storm

    Nick BrittenNick BrittenPrije 3 sati
  • 2:30 - is that the actor from Dead Man’s Shoes? If so.... whoa!

    Nick BrittenNick BrittenPrije 3 sati
  • So my ex-gf wanted me to go to "superhero" movies...I'm still not a fan of those with superpowers overall and this was the movie I went to see in order to make her happy...she never brought it up again.

    Scott KirbyScott KirbyPrije 5 sati
  • LETS GOOOO. Cant wait for Marvel to bring the squad home!

    DrMoviesDrMoviesPrije 5 sati
  • The perfect way to waste Michael B. Jordan's talent.

    Diane MDiane MPrije 5 sati
  • I think tranks cut would be as different as snyder cut

    Nephilim HeartNephilim HeartPrije 6 sati
  • I had trank pegged as the most overrated hack in recent memory, so im glad he bombed his career. Chronicle is fucking dumb, being found footage for no damn reason. I do wish this fan4 worked out though. The body horror angle was super interesting.

    Nephilim HeartNephilim HeartPrije 6 sati
  • As hot as Kate Mara is it still wasn't enough to save this film

    AussieBlokeGordoAussieBlokeGordoPrije 9 sati
  • Tawmawtoes

    01Dekker1001Dekker10Prije 9 sati
  • To this day, I have not watched this film. I probably should, just for reasons. But....

    Bruce WebsterBruce WebsterPrije 10 sati
    • It's honestly wretched. The milleni-tard spoiled brattism of Trank reeks like sewage water in more than half of the scenes. To life-long FF fans (over 4 decades of reading FF in my case), it is to the FF what Wrinkle In Time was to fans of that novel.

      Hungry BoyHungry BoyPrije 7 sati
  • I've never even heard of this movie, neither any of my friends...what a great film it must be

    Thunderbird XLRThunderbird XLRPrije 11 sati
  • Wow... it all makes sense now. Josh Trank was Ryan Johnson before "The Last Jedi". I guess I was wrong. "The Last Jedi" could have been worse.

    Conroy PawConroy PawPrije 13 sati
  • Now maybe we can get a Thing/Korg buddy cop comedy

    Jon HagelJon HagelPrije 13 sati
  • Drinker, I was at LSU (Where most of this was shot) when they were filming this piece of crap. I'd already been around a production, or two, and I knew how close-lipped film casts and crews usually are if "you ain't part of the group" (

    Marcus AlexanderMarcus AlexanderPrije 14 sati
  • There were articles in this movie in *Atlantic* magazine during the production time. The woke people were in full force during the movie's production and the fans were denounced as Natzis, homophobes, white nationalists, and the list goes on. Do you know one of the dirtbags on the *woke* side, none other than "Coates" of present Captain America. Hail Lobster.

    Easy EightEasy EightPrije 14 sati
  • Never saw it, never will.

    RagnarososoRagnarososoPrije 14 sati
  • this movie had the voice of Homer Simpson playing Reed Richards teacher

    Mathieu LeaderMathieu LeaderPrije 15 sati
  • The 1990s Fantastic Four movie is great btw.

    Richard HunterRichard HunterPrije 16 sati
  • To me, this movie is THE DEFINITION of “What Could’ve Been”.

    ThatBoiMikeyThatBoiMikeyPrije 18 sati
  • Kennedy has a real iguana/Cardassian thing goin on with her neck.

    Gwyn and GoldGwyn and GoldPrije 19 sati
  • You know from the sound of it, it just sounds like the Fantastic Four Movies are just cursed.

    Kendrick ExperienceKendrick ExperiencePrije 19 sati
  • hey mr c.d what are your thoughts on the scifi film nirvana?

  • $100k damage to the apartment in one night? Good grief, I know you said it was a luxury apartment, but did the put him up in the freaking Louvre that he was able to do that much damage without an explosive device?

    angbandsbaneangbandsbanePrije 20 sati
  • Why do people not want to do Doom properly? He's Doctor Strange wearing Iron Man armour with Black Panther's political influence, all with a techno medieval vibe. Those 3 characters are popular, why are people so hesitant on just doing that?

    Darragh TateDarragh TatePrije 22 sati
    • Because Doom is the ultimate anti-eunuch .

      Hungry BoyHungry BoyPrije 7 sati

    Frank GrimesFrank GrimesPrije 23 sati
  • Weren't Susan and Johnny Storm supposed to have been siblings?

    Gleep WurpGleep WurpPrije dan

  • "Fanfourstic"

    Dark UltraDark UltraPrije dan
  • Well, if your intention was to get me to point at it and laugh, you failed miserably... I feel like crying, instead. Sad.

    anonygentanonygentPrije dan
  • When this film came out I called it that it would fail. They called me a madman.

    Nunya BizNunya BizPrije dan
  • So, this Trank fella sounds like a self-important, stuck-up, emo jackass who thinks he is so much smarter than other people, and fancies himself an artist, and views himself as God's gift to mankind. Must be fun at parties.

    Gamer BoyGamer BoyPrije dan
  • I don't agree. I like the Idea of giving an inexperienced director the reigns. I think they balked when they tried taking away the reigns late in the game. Gotta commit. Maybe he would have messed it up, so what, at least you took a chance.

    R S DR S DPrije dan
  • Stan Lee popped up in the 2003 Hulk and Daredevil movies, but skipped this one... Jesus Christ.

    Habanero JonesHabanero JonesPrije dan
  • I never knew this thing existed; I had always thought people were talking about just the earlier F4 movies XD

    ZhavyneZhavynePrije dan
  • I liked the older Fantastic Four movies, even Rise of the Silver Surfer. They came from a time where superhero movies didn't necessarily take themselves too seriously. How can you take a stretchy man and a rock man seriously? It works in the comics, but seeing a real person in those roles is jarring. Hence the push toward edgy, more "realistic" takes on the characters. But you can't do Mr. Fantastic seriously even if he is a badass in the comics. So, something as inherently wacky as the Fantastic Four will always be a tough sell in anything other than a cartoon. This, the older films being a bit wackier makes sense. It doesn't make them good, but if you can put yourself into the mindset that this is a live action comic book then there is enjoyment to be had. All this to say that FF2015 was destined to fail, as are all serious, gritty, takes on the more...ahem...creative superheroes and villains.

    MC SquaredMC SquaredPrije dan
  • I think this franchise has a chance if they bring it to TV as a running series. Give them some good writers and no corporate interference, and I think it has a shot.

    Scott PrazakScott PrazakPrije dan
  • Critical Drinker thank you for your continued excellence. Since the plandemic I have since moved from Manhattan out to the Sandy shores of eastern Long Island. If ever you make your way to this part of the world, please, let me buy you a round or two. Thank you.

    JFK35 517JFK35 517Prije dan
  • You uploaded this 5 days ago, I watched it. Now HRclubs is like "hey! This just dropped like 5 hours ago!" You okay HRclubs? Just A lil "slow"

    Skulkid288Skulkid288Prije dan
  • Kathleen Kancer

    Boxer BlakeBoxer BlakePrije dan
  • Drinker should do production hell for the Incredible Hulk (2008)

    *Insert funny username here**Insert funny username here*Prije dan
  • I actually didn't totally hate the movie. It just went way too long without any action. Almost all of the fighting was in the last 20 minutes. I did like the 45 seconds that Dr. Doom showed how dangerous and powerful he was by killing a bunch of soldiers and scientists. Also, when he popped that guy's face. That's what I call high blood pressure.

    Alexander KilburgAlexander KilburgPrije dan
  • Am I the only one that likes the early 2000 Fantastic 4 movies? 🙈 There are no masterpieces but more watchable than the 2015 one.

    LmtlLmtlPrije dan
  • You read my mind I was literally thinking the other day, “I hope the drinker makes another production hell video soon”

    Rachel DeschaineRachel DeschainePrije dan
  • I think it is based on Fantastic Four rebirth

    Jean Paul LeBlancJean Paul LeBlancPrije dan
  • Fant Four Stic!

    KubwawKubwawPrije dan
  • not enough credit to nolan for reviving batman

    JustAgentJustAgentPrije dan
  • But black johnny? Imagine black panther being played by a white dude... Wtf? Also how can he be a brother to a white invisible woman?

    tyraelpltyraelplPrije dan
  • I didn't even know this Movie existed.

    Hä wie jetztHä wie jetztPrije dan
  • Think everyone e is overlooking one important thing. The Fantastic Four Are. Not. Interesting. No one cared to even see the film bomb because characters are deadends. Upstaged by more engaging superheros. They would get better views giving the characters to Axel Braun.

    Grant ParkerGrant ParkerPrije dan
  • I like it.

    Richard AndrewsRichard AndrewsPrije dan
  • #ReleaseTheTrankCut :)

    GabrielGabrielPrije dan
  • I fully believe that not having access to FF and X-men is partially responsible for the success of the MCU. Both of those titles are too full of the dumbest variety of comic juice. Far too difficult to be done properly as films.

    KruxisVKruxisVPrije dan
  • Watching this movie at the theaters was bizarre, because I could swear that at about half of the scenes shown in the trailer wasn't in the movie. Then you saw the director's warning about how shit it was going to be and it all made sense after that. :D

    sisuphossisuphosPrije dan
  • *just remember...wearing spandex is a privilege, not a right*

    Scott MantoothScott MantoothPrije dan
  • The 2005 F4 was at least entertaining to watch.

    Nunya BiznesNunya BiznesPrije dan
  • Never seen it, never will

    J RJ RPrije dan
  • I’m pretty sure they used the exact same photo of Chris Evans on both Fantastic Four movie posters

    Stillmore ReviewsStillmore ReviewsPrije dan
  • You know, I'm starting to feel bad for The Critical Drinker many bad movies, so little time.

    Hello GoodbyeHello GoodbyePrije dan
  • Wait... There was a Fantastic Four movie in 2015?

    George SaintGeorge SaintPrije dan
  • Kate Mara can actually act, and she's been in some good films. Such a shame that she has this film on her record. She was wasted in this.

    Will Mitchell GreenWill Mitchell GreenPrije dan
  • They have this thing, that if they cast young virtually inexperienced youngsters, it will appeal, to the public. But its dull, and uninspiring.

    Peter SmithPeter SmithPrije dan
  • Fantastic bore.

    Peter SmithPeter SmithPrije dan
  • Not gonna lie, I actually liked the teaser trailer for Fant4stic. I liked the dark tone of it.

    David CatlettDavid CatlettPrije dan
  • The Pyro-Kinetic Character in Bryan Singer's X-Men Days of the Future Past was more creative with his Pyro-Kinesis in the 1st and 3rd than the Human Torch was in the whole 2015 Fantastic Four Film. And he was just a supporting character where the Human Torch was one of the lead main characters.

    Eric okonkwoEric okonkwoPrije dan
  • I didn't mind it too much when I first saw it in the theaters but lord the plot holes and ending the second time around

    Eric DooganEric DooganPrije 2 dana
  • Is thunder thighs worse?

    Peely PeelmeisterPeely PeelmeisterPrije 2 dana
  • Critical drinker is awesome, marvel is awkward nihilist rubbish though

    Yes TonyMontanaYes TonyMontanaPrije 2 dana
  • It has Kate Mara though.. so not all bad. I’d forgive her for shitting right in my mouth.

    SeanadoSeanadoPrije 2 dana
  • I just found my new favorite channel.

    Derek BlackwellDerek BlackwellPrije 2 dana
  • Say what you will about the earlier Fantastic Four movies, but I just can't hate anything with Jessica Alba in it.

    John SmithJohn SmithPrije 2 dana
  • Why didn't you mention the Race Swap of Johnny Storm/Human Torch?! People were PISSED about that when it was announced! That played a large role in it's failure. I guess nobody wants to talk about that............

    dani brooksdani brooksPrije 2 dana
  • I guess people forget how forgettable the Fantastic Four are as comic characters

    Bryant TaborBryant TaborPrije 2 dana
  • I guess the moral of the story is, don't bring your shitty childhood to work. 😉😉

    Nicholos PomaNicholos PomaPrije 2 dana
  • At this moment in TIME, 157 Fanboys have voted 'Thumbs Down' on this video. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    Nicholos PomaNicholos PomaPrije 2 dana
  • Hollywierd. They just. Don't. Get it.

    Mike SiverMike SiverPrije 2 dana
  • Definitely racism somehow. I'll think of a way.

    Bonnie RussellBonnie RussellPrije 2 dana
  • 0:09 the first movie was ok , i like it back then

    yataro okayamayataro okayamaPrije 2 dana
  • I’m just gonna go ahead and say it... #releasethetrankcut

    Wayne SmithWayne SmithPrije 2 dana
  • How could fans not want a grim Fantastic Four? Isn't Ben Grim part of that team?

    Otto BaronOtto BaronPrije 2 dana
  • #ReleasetheTrankcut :D :D :D :D :D

    HERITAGE mediaHERITAGE mediaPrije 2 dana
  • I've still never seen it, should I? Haha

    Arron LeeArron LeePrije 2 dana
  • Wow you know a movie is bad if stan Lee didn't wanna appear in it. And that dude appeared in daredevil.

    Timilehyin HussainTimilehyin HussainPrije 2 dana
  • I love these "Production Hell" videos as much as I like the movie-reviews/analyses. I'm a big movie-buff anyway, so the behind-the-scenes stories are really interesting to me, particularly when it involves a really chaotic production.

    Paul CwickPaul CwickPrije 2 dana
  • Fant4stic 😂

    Jon OJon OPrije 2 dana
  • Honestly, the two 2000’s F4 films, I genuinely love and own on Blu-ray

    The Oscar Nominated A-HoleThe Oscar Nominated A-HolePrije 2 dana
  • After Capone tosh trank should never make another movie

    Charlie MassarellaCharlie MassarellaPrije 2 dana
  • I would love to see production hell for Godzilla 1998, Lone Ranger Disney and Ang Lee Hulk.

    Mark CharlesMark CharlesPrije 2 dana
  • Pornstar Caprice and her black brother playing as Human Torch-yeah nobody took this shit movie seriously.

    Baka LeeBaka LeePrije 2 dana
  • I remember there were leaks of this movie that it was shit long before it reached theaters with the entire story leaked. I couldn’t accept the leaks and figured there was no way it could be that terrible. Took my family to see this movie and it seemed like De Ja Vu as the movie played out just as dumb as the leaks promised scene for scene.

    Keith WhismanKeith WhismanPrije 2 dana
  • Fox Studios would turn any director to drink or drugs. With their constant meddling alone.

    Secret GuySecret GuyPrije 2 dana
  • Fantastic Four was Doomed from the start? Imagine that!

    Siderite ZackwehdexSiderite ZackwehdexPrije 2 dana
  • I liked this FF actually. But I’m not a Marvel fan at all 🤔🤔

    NyBSfP —NyBSfP —Prije 2 dana
  • I would have just directed a porn movie with the given characters. Heavily abusing cgi and the powers of the individuals.

    AdriánAdriánPrije 2 dana
  • I kinda liked fantastic 4 and silver surfer of early 2000s. It was fun.

    OrcBroOrcBroPrije 2 dana
  • Corporatism. Turning Gifts of humanity into a soulless nightmares.

    Ray W0nRay W0nPrije 2 dana
  • Fun fact, Toy Story 2 also had production hell and somehow turned into a masterpiece.

    Huh EhHuh EhPrije 2 dana
    • @Marcelo I forgot the channel but look up Toy Story 2 WTF happened to this movie? And you’ll see it all. It’s about 19 minutes I think

      Huh EhHuh EhPrije dan
    • @Marcelo It was also supposed to be a direct to video movie

      Skyler GulleySkyler GulleyPrije 2 dana
    • Realy? I just knew the part than they erased all animation files during production, fortunate an animator had an backup of the files.

      MarceloMarceloPrije 2 dana
  • The reshoots are so obvious. Sue Storms wig is honestly the worst wig I’ve ever seen.

    GazwilliamsGazwilliamsPrije 2 dana