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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorSidrat
Registered: March 13, 2007
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This is being released here in Australia as a 2 Disc Special Edition by Umbrella Entertainment in a All Region  format.
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Title: BMX Bandits
Year: 1983
Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Rating: PG
Length: 90 Min.
Video: Full Frame 1.33:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: N/A

Stars:
David Argue
John Ley
Nicole Kidman
Angelo D'Angelo
James Lugton
Bryan Marshall

Plot:
Two BMX expert bikers and a friend of theirs (Nicole Kidman) become entangled with a group of bank robbers after discovering a carton of walkie-talkies.

Extras:
Scene Access

My Thoughts:
When I found out my friend was sending me this movie in a box of DVDs I was pretty excited. Not only because it is an early role of Nicole Kidman of who I really enjoy. But also because when I was a teen I was big into riding my BMX bike all over town with my friends. Of course not to the extent of these kids.. but it still brought back some fond memories.

As soon as I pop it in the first thing I noticed is that the DVD itself is a bit lacking. No extras on the disc what so ever. When you pop in the disc you only have 2 options... Play Movie and Scene Selection. Then I started the movie... and the quality... while not terrible... I mean it is watchable... but it it did feel like I was watching a fairly old VHS copy of the movie. I imagine they just used an old VHS master to make this release.

The movie itself was entertaining... I enjoyed it. I found it to just be a fun movie. The kids were great on the bikes... makes me wonder how much was actually them riding. I be especially interested in how much of the actual bike riding Nicole Kidman actually did. Of course most the trick riding was shot from the back or close up shots of the bike itself.. so I imagine not so much of it was actually them.

I just wish this movie got a better DVD release then what it did.

My Rating: 3.5/5
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This is being released here in Australia as a 2 Disc Special Edition by Umbrella Entertainment in a All Region  format.
See here

Cheers
Bill

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Title: BMX Bandits
Year: 1983
Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Rating: PG
Length: 90 Min.
Video: Full Frame 1.33:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: N/A

Stars:
David Argue
John Ley
Nicole Kidman
Angelo D'Angelo
James Lugton
Bryan Marshall

Plot:
Two BMX expert bikers and a friend of theirs (Nicole Kidman) become entangled with a group of bank robbers after discovering a carton of walkie-talkies.

Extras:
Scene Access

My Thoughts:
When I found out my friend was sending me this movie in a box of DVDs I was pretty excited. Not only because it is an early role of Nicole Kidman of who I really enjoy. But also because when I was a teen I was big into riding my BMX bike all over town with my friends. Of course not to the extent of these kids.. but it still brought back some fond memories.

As soon as I pop it in the first thing I noticed is that the DVD itself is a bit lacking. No extras on the disc what so ever. When you pop in the disc you only have 2 options... Play Movie and Scene Selection. Then I started the movie... and the quality... while not terrible... I mean it is watchable... but it it did feel like I was watching a fairly old VHS copy of the movie. I imagine they just used an old VHS master to make this release.

The movie itself was entertaining... I enjoyed it. I found it to just be a fun movie. The kids were great on the bikes... makes me wonder how much was actually them riding. I be especially interested in how much of the actual bike riding Nicole Kidman actually did. Of course most the trick riding was shot from the back or close up shots of the bike itself.. so I imagine not so much of it was actually them.

I just wish this movie got a better DVD release then what it did.

My Rating: 3.5/5


It's a bike riding a bike 
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Title: First Blood: Ultimate Edition
Year: 1982
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Rating: R
Length: 93 Min.
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, English: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, Commentary: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround
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Stars:
Sylvester Stallone
Richard Crenna
Brian Dennehy
Bill McKinney
Jack Starrett
Michael Talbott

Plot:
Academy Award®-nominee Sylvester Stallone* stars as war hero, ex-Green Beret John Rambo in the one that started it all! FIRST BLOOD is an explosive action-thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final, powerful frame.

*1977, Rocky, Best Actor/1977, Rocky, Best Original Screenplay.

Extras:
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Deleted Scenes
DVD-ROM Content
Closed Captioned
Disc is encoded with Survival mode - six levels

My Thoughts:
This is a movie I have always enjoyed. One of my favorite Stallone movies. I really good story and lots of great action. I think Stallone did a fantastic job in the role. Especially in this film. The sequels... while I still enjoyed them quite a bit... really changed the character a bit. Made him almost cartoonish. But this is the original Rambo. The way he was meant to be.

This disc has some nice extras... many of which I still need to go through. But I did check out the Alternate Ending. This is the first time I ever got to see it. While it would have been a good... powerful way to end it as well... I am glad they went with the ending we got. If for no other reason then for the continuation of the series.

My Rating: 4/5
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Titanic 2:

I watched it so you don't have to. Hope it's cool to post a link.
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Titanic 2:

I watched it so you don't have to. Hope it's cool to post a link.

Nice typo in the url. Made me lough. 
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Title: Assault on Precinct 13
Year: 2005
Director: Jean-François Richet
Rating: R
Length: 109 Min.
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, English: DTS: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Stars:
Jeffrey 'Ja Rule' Atkins
Maria Bello
Peter Bryant
Gabriel Byrne
Fulvio Cecere
Kim Coates

Plot:
Ethan Hawke and Laurence Fishburne lead an all-star cast, including John Leguizamo, Ja Rule and Drea de Matteo, in the explosive, action-packed thriller, Assault on Precinct 13. Run-down Precinct 13 is about to close its doors forever. But everything changes when some of Detroit’s most lethal prisoners arrive. Soon, the only thing more dangerous than the criminals on the inside is the rogue gang on the outside. To survive the night, two men on opposite sides of the law will have to work together to battle an enemy who doesn’t follow the code of cop or criminal.

Extras:
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Bonus Trailers
Deleted Scenes
Featurettes
Closed Captioned

My Thoughts:
Let me start out by saying I never seen the original. So I can't compare the two or even comment on whether or not this one followed the original's storyline. While I enjoyed the movie... I was somehow expecting more from it. Probably because while I didn't see the original... I have always heard good things about it. There was a familiar face that I knew from a TV Series in this one. That being Drea de Matteo who I knew as Joey's sister on Joey. Over all a decent action flick... but I find it hard to believe it lives up to (at least what I heard of) the original.

My Rating: 3.5
Pete
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You're correct, the original version is WAY better than this one. I wouldn't give this one more than 2/5.
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Title: Payback
Year: 1999
Director: Brian Helgeland
Rating: R
Length: 101 Min.
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround
Subtitles: English

Stars:
Mel Gibson
Gregg Henry
Maria Bello
David Paymer
Bill Duke
Deborah Kara Unger

Plot:
Mel Gibson "gives one of his strongest performances,"** teaming with director and co-screenwriter Brian Helgeland (co-writer of L.A. Confidential) and a superb supporting cast to ignite Payback's explosive mix of story, stars and style.

The dynamic superstar portrays Porter, a career criminal bent on revenge after his partners in a street heist pump metal into him and take off with his $70,000 cut. Bad move, thugs. Because if you plan to double-cross Porter, you'd better make sure he's dead. Porter resurfaces, wading into a lurid urban underworld of syndicate kingpins, cops on the take, sniveling informants and deadly gangs. Porter wants his money back. And the way he sets out to get it assures that, from beginning to heartpounding end, Payback pays off big.

**Philip Wuntch, Dallas Morning News

Extras:
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Feature Trailers
Featurettes
Closed Captioned

My Thoughts:
I decided to watch this one today in honor of William Devane's birthday. This is the first time I ever seen this movie. While not a bad movie... I was expecting more from it.  I would say it is more of an average movie in my opinion. I just found I really didn't care much about the characters. And found myself watching the clock. I mean sure it had plenty of action. But I just couldn't get myself to care about what was going on. Maybe it was just that I wasn't in the mood for this type of movie and I would like it more on a second viewing.

My Rating: 2.5/5
Pete
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Quoting bigdaddyhorse:
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Titanic 2:

I watched it so you don't have to. Hope it's cool to post a link.

Nice typo in the url. Made me lough. 


Just noticed that myself. Sinker, stinker, they all work in describing the movie.
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Title: V: The Original Miniseries
Year: 1983
Director: Kenneth Johnson
Rating: NR
Length: 196 Min.
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, French: Dolby Digital: Mono, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Stars:
Part OneJane Badler
Michael Durrell
Faye Grant
Peter Nelson
David Packer

Plot:
Fifty spaceships, each three miles across, hover ominously above Earth's major cities. The Visitors that emerge are humanlike in appearance and extend the hand of friendship. Our planet's resources are just what these aliens need to survive. And for its future survival, unsuspecting humankind will need... a miracle!

Kenneth Johnson's science-fiction spectacular V mixes dynamic special effects with cliffhanger thrills. As fascist rule enslaves the globe, freedom fighters battle to save our species. Marc Singer [The Beastmaster] heads an epic-sized cast of human defenders and - behind sleek uniforms and benevolent behavior - reptilian invaders. For unparalleled extraterrestrial excitement, the invaders of V are unstoppable.

Extras:
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Audio Commentary
Featurettes
Production Notes
Closed Captioned

My Thoughts:
I decided to watch this miniseries today... since it is Peter Nelson's birthday today (Sept. 10th). This miniseries is 27 years old now... and while of course special effects are better now a days... the effects on this show still holds up rather well. Though I did have to laugh at one part towards the end... where they were escaping the mothership in one of the shuttles... it showed them upside down... but yet the girl's long flowing hair stayed down at her side where they really didn't go upside down. I enjoy this one quite a bit. It has a good story that stays interesting through-out the entire 3+ hours it runs. Definitely worth giving a shot even if you are only slightly into sci-fi.

My Rating: 4/5
Pete
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Title: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Year: 2000
Director: Ang Lee
Rating: PG-13
Length: 120 Min.
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1
Audio: Mandarin: Dolby Digital: 5.1, English: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, Commentary: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround
Subtitles: English, French

Stars:
Chow Yun-Fat [Chow Yun Fat]
Michelle Yeoh
Zhang Ziyi
Chang Chen
Lung Sihung
Cheng Pei Pei

Plot:
Two master warriors (CHOW YUN FAT and MICHELLE YEOH) are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young aristocrat (ZHANG ZIYI) prepares for an arranged marriage, but soon reveals her superior fighting talents and her deeply romantic past. As each warrior battles for justice, they come face to face with their worst enemy – and the inescapable, enduring power of love.

Set against 19th-century China's breathtaking landscape, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is the action-packed, box office smash from acclaimed director Ang Lee (Sense and Sensibility, The Ice Storm) featuring stunning martial arts choreography by Yuen Wo Ping (The Matrix).

Extras:
Scene Access
Audio Commentary
Feature Trailers
Featurettes
Gallery
Production Notes
DVD-ROM Content
Closed Captioned

My Thoughts:
This one I was a little concerned about getting. Wasn't sure if I would like it or not. As I am normally not the type to enjoy the martial arts movies with exaggerated leaps and such.  But to be fair... I never seen a movie from beginning to end in this style. While it was strange to watch it didn't bother me as much as I expected it to. The storyline... while interesting... I felt it could have been better. I especially couldn't get into the flashback of her in the desert falling in love. But the visuals is what made this movie for me. It is just a beautiful movie to watch. The acting was also top-notch. I thought every one of them did astounding work.

My Rating: 4/5
Pete
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Title: Thriller, aka Boris Karloff's Thriller;
UPC 014381-642926;
SRP: $149.98;
Region 1;
Year: 1960-62;
Rating: NR;
Length: 67 episodes, 48-50 minutes/episode;
Video: 1.33:1;
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: Two Channel Mono;
Subtitles: None;
Genre: Thriller/Horror Drama.

Featured stars as:
Ursula Andress, Richard Chamberlain, Donna Douglas, John Ireland, Russell Johnson, Richard Kiel, Werner Klemperer, Cloris Leachman, Richard Long, Elizabeth Montgomery, Mary Tyler Moore, Man Napier, Leslie Nielsen, Edward Platt, Tom Poston, Marion Ross, Natalie Schafer, William Shatner, Marlo Thomas, Rip Torn, Robert Vaughn  and many more!

Directors as Arthur Hiller, Ida Lupino (she did it all acted, directed, wrote, produeced and even sang), John Brahm, Mitch Leisen & Ted Post.

Writers as Barré Lyndon (Hangover Square, The Lodger, The War of the Worlds), Charlotte Armstrong (La Rupture), Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Bloch (Psycho) and Cornell Woolrich (Rear Window).

Episode Format:
Each episode starts with an opening scene followed by Boris Karloff setting up the episode and introducing the stars. All the credits chapter stopped at the episode end (nice for profiling).

Video:
Remastered, the best video for a '60s era TV series I've seen.

Packaging:
Distributed by Image; Slip Case containing 7 THINpaks w/two DVD in each, 5 episodes per DVD, except for disc 8 which ends season 1 with 2 episodes and extras. The THINpak covers have a writeup and the release date of each episode.

Extras:
Scene Access via remote
- Audio commentaries featuring Cast, Crew and TV & Horror Experts Including Arthur Hiller, Ernest Dickerson, David Schow, Tim Lucas, Gary Gerani, Jim Wynorski, Richard Anderson, Patricia Barry, Beverly Washburn, Lucy Chase Williams, Steve Mitchell, Marc Scott Zicree, Alan Brennert, Larry Blamire, Jon Burlingame, Daniel Benton, Ron Borst, Craig Reardon.
- Extensive Promotional and Production Still Galleries
- Rare Episode Promos
- Thriller Series Promo
- Isolated Music Scores for Select Episodes from Composers Jerry Goldsmith and Morton Stevens

"THE BEST HORROR SERIES EVER PUT ON TV."-STEPHEN KING'

My Thoughts:
Thriller is an anthology of 67 one hour episodes that based in crime, fantasy, murder, mystery, sci-fi,  supernatural or terror and even noir, but always suspenseful. The setting for each episode vary in eras from the past to the future, from carnival, haunted house, science lab to Caribbean Island voodoo.

I am no horror film expert, but I think that horror and comedy genres are the hardest genres to come up with any consistently interesting productions that hold ones interest. As I've stated my revues or thoughts on film or TV series are I either like them or dislike them. Rarely does a total TV series hold my interest episode after episode., I think this series will be the exception that will be the one of a few that will bare repeated viewing.

I have only watched the first 30 episodes, but so far each episode has kept me riveted to the screen with anticipation to find out just how these twisting and turning tales will end.  I'm looking forward to viewing the remaining 37 episodes.

The stories, directing and acting are as good as you are going find in any TV series or movie.
The production, lighting and photography for the '60s are suburb considering time constants are shot with movie quality.

The music for the first few episodes is scored by Pete Rugolo (one of my favorite jazz musicians) then Jerry Goldsmith and Morton Stevens take over. They obviously were allowed to experiment, so the music is always ineresting. You can't get much better that.

My Rating: 4.5 to 5.0.
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Title: Mystic River
Year: 2003
Director: Clint Eastwood
Rating: R
Length: 138 Min.
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: 5.1
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Stars:
Sean Penn
Tim Robbins
Kevin Bacon
Laurence Fishburne
Marcia Gay Harden
Laura Linney

Plot:
Jimmy. Dave. Sean. Friends who grew up in working-class Boston, they drift apart after a terrible tragedy. Years later, brutal events reconnect them. Jimmy's 19-year-old daughter is coldly murdered. Dave is a suspect. And Sean, now a cop, scrambles to solve the crime before volatile Jimmy takes the law into his own hands.

Working from Brian Helgeland's adaptation of Dennis Lehane's novel, director Clint Eastwood shapes a masterwork, a brooding thriller built on family, friends and innocence lost. Sean Penn, Tim Robbins and Kevin Bacon play the pivotal threesome, joining Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden and Laura Linney in one of the most powerful casts ever. The river has many depths. Let it wash over you.

Extras:
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My Thoughts:
I liked this one... it is a good... and powerful story. Though I do think they could have made it a little shorter. I found some of the scenes to be rather slow and uninteresting. But the majority of the movie makes up for it. The entire cast did a great job. I even liked Sean Penn in this one... and I don't normally care for him all that much. Definitely worth checking out if you never seen it.

My Rating: 4/5
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Title: Guess Who
Year: 2005
Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Rating: PG-13
Length: 105 Min.
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Stars:
Bernie Mac
Ashton Kutcher
Zoe Saldana [Zoë Saldaña]
Judith Scott
Hal Williams
Kellee Stewart

Plot:
When Theresa (Zoë Saldaña) brings fiancé Simon Green (Ashton Kutcher) home for her parents’ 25th wedding anniversary, she’s neglects to mention one tiny detail... he’s white. Determined to break his daughter’s engagement, Percy Jones (Bernie Mac) does everything he can to make Simon feel “apart” of the family, from running his credit report to locking him in the basement at night. But when Percy gleefully exposes Simon’s most embarrassing secret, it leads to an outrageous series of comic complications that only goes to prove that with a dad like Percy Jones, father doesn’t always know best.

Extras:
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Audio Commentary
Bonus Trailers
Deleted Scenes
Featurettes
Outtakes/Bloopers
Closed Captioned

My Thoughts:
I been curios about checking this one out since the first time I ever seen the trailer. It just looked so funny. And it is a good funny movie... I enjoyed it quite a bit. But it is one of those deals where the funniest scenes where in the trailer. Which kinda sucks. But overall I liked this one... and definitely can see myself watching it again. Bernie Mac is hilarious in this one. I normally don't care too much for Ashton Kutcher... but I actually enjoyed him in this one. His style and humor worked well here. Glad I got this one added to my collection. Thank You to my friend that generously gave me this dvd!

My Rating: 4/5
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Title: Shrek the Halls
Year: 2007
Director: Gary Trousdale
Rating: NR
Length: 28 Min.
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78:1, Full Frame


Stars:
Mike Myers
Eddie Murphy
Cameron Diaz
Antonio Banderas
Sean Bishop
Cody Cameron

Plot:
The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this new holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course in the holiday. But just when he thinks he has everything for their quiet family Christmas just right, Donkey, Puss in Boots, Gingy and the rest of the gang decide to crash the party. Shrek the Halls is the greatest holiday tale that's never been told... until now.

Extras:
Bonus Trailers
Interactive Games
Music Videos
Sing Alongs

My Thoughts:
An enjoyable family romp through the world of Christmas as only the world of Shrek could tell it. Shrek wants to celebrate Christmas with his family. The problem is that he knows nothing about it. So he goes out and gets a book about how to do just that. Just as he is about to celebrate his first ever Christmas with his family all of their friends come over. His perfect Christmas soon turns into chaos. But in the end he learns a lesson that Christmas isn't just about family, but also your friends.
The short film has some very humorous moments and is fun for the entire family. The animation is top notch. My favorite moment is when Puss 'n Boots starts to tell his story and he gets distracted by his furry little ball from his cap and starts to play with it. Cats!!

My Rating: 4/5
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Wait, wait, wait!!! Kiddie horror is still horror.  So I am sorry Addicted you are the weakest link good-bye... LOL

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Title: Scooby-Doo and the Monster of Mexico
Year: 2003
Director: Scott Jeralds
Rating: NR
Length: 75 Min.
Video: Full Frame 1.33:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Stars:
Casey Kasem
Frank Welker
Nicole Jaffe
Heather North Kenney
Rip Taylor

Plot:
Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. gang are in for a creepy encounter with a monstrous monster from Mexico in the mucho spooky, all-new Scooby-Doo movie!

The gang heads south of the border for some well-earned rest and relaxation, but there's trouble in the town of Veracruz, where tourists are being frightened away by a terrifying creature who is ten feet tall, with huge, green-glowing eyes!

When Scooby-Doo and the gang discover that their friend may have to sell his hotel because of the creature, things get even more mysterious. Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and the gang must then tangle with everything from giant feathered serpents to ghoulish ghosts, as they race to solve this Mexican mystery before the creature of Veracruz can strike again!

Extras:
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Audio Commentary
Feature Trailers
Featurettes
Production Notes
Interactive Games
Closed Captioned

My Thoughts:
First time I ever seen this one. I know I was in the middle of my Sandra Bullock movie marathon... but how could I say no when Britt asked me to watch a movie with her? This one definitely has some laughs in it. So I thought it was pretty good. Definitely worth checking out!

My Rating: 3.5/5
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