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    Unique ID Code: 0000021519
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 12/8/2001 13:56
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    Family Man, The: Collector`s Edition (US)

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    Certificate: PG-13
    Running Time: 126 mins
    Retail Price: $26.98
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    Jack Campbell (Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage) is a single, wealthy Wall Street trader living the high life in New York City. All that magically changes one morning when he wakes up in a suburban New Jersey bedroom with a wife (Tea Leoni) he never married and two kids he never had - the life he would have led if he had made different choices as a younger man. Find out what it takes for a single-minded businessman to become The Family Man in this wonderful comedy about second thoughts and second chances.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Spotlight On Location: The Making Of The Film Featuring Behind-The-Scenes Footage and Interviews
    Feature Commentary with Director Brett Ratner & Writers David Diamond & David Weissman
    Feature Commentary with Producer Marc Abraham
    Music Score Commentary with Composer Danny Elfman
    Deleted Scenes
    Hi Jack Montage
    Music Video: Seal "This Could Be Heaven"
    Choose Your Fate Game
    Production Notes
    Cast & Filmmakers

    DVD-ROM Features:
    Production Info

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    DTS 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Brett Ratner

    Written By:

    Josef Sommer
    Saul Rubinek
    Jeremy Piven
    Don Cheadle
    Téa Leoni
    Nicolas Cage

    Casting By:
    Nancy Green-Keyes
    Matthew Barry

    Soundtrack By:
    Tina Weymouth
    Jerry Harrison
    Chris Frantz
    Danny Elfman
    David Byrne

    Director of Photography:
    Dante Spinotti

    Mark Helfrich

    Costume Designer:
    Betsy Heimann

    Production Designer:
    Kristi Zea

    Howard Rosenman
    Alan Riche
    Tony Ludwig
    Jeff Levine
    James M. Freitag
    Marc Abraham

    Executive Producer:
    Andrew Z. Davis
    Thomas A. Bliss
    Armyan Bernstein

    Universal Pictures

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    An incredibly dull and pointless romantic drama about the value of family versus the value of the Dollar, that fails to deliver (whilst trying to do so for 126 minutes).
    The video transfer is ok. There are no compression sign, but few scratches can be seen here and there.
    The DTS and DD 5.1 soundtrack are ok as well. While this is mostly a dialog based movie, there is an occasion usage of the surrounds for some of the driving scenes and for the opera scene.
    The menus are all animated with sound.
    The extras include 2 commentaries, a behind the scenes look, a musical score soundtrack, 9 deleted scenes, 6 outtakes, a music video and a short questions game.
    Bottom line - this movie fails to deliver the charm so necessary in these kind of movies. Still, people who are married more than a decade might enjoy it, in a nostalgic
    way, at least.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 14/8/2001 00:59