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    Unique ID Code: 0000027743
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 5/12/2001 07:18
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    Score, The (US)

    7 / 10
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    There are no partners in crime
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 124 mins
    Retail Price: $29.99
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    Three generations of acclaimed actors team up in The Score, an intriguing crime thriller that marks the first time that legendary Oscar® winners Robert De Niro and Marlon Brando have shared the screen. Also starring Oscar®-nominee Edward Norton, The Score wowed critics and audiences alike.

    When expert safecracker Nick Wells (DeNiro) decides it might be time to settle down with his girlfriend Diane (Oscar®-nominee Angela Bassett) and stick to his legitimate business, running a jazz nightclub in Montreal, his friend and partner Max (Brando) has other plans. Heavily in debt to a crime boss, Max needs Nick to pull one last heist: help novice thief Jack Teller (Norton) steal a scepter worth $30 million form the House of Customs. Tempted by the $6 million payday, Nick reluctantly agrees to do the job. But what starts out as a safe bet turns into a high risk gamble when a clash of egos threatens to being them all down.

    Featuring performances by jazz greats Cassandra Wilson and Mose Allison, The Score is one of the smartest, most entertaining crime capers ever filmed, with surprises at every turn.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Theatrical Trailer
    The Making-Of The Score
    Additional Footage
    Commentary by Director Frank Oz and Director of Photography Rob Hahn

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

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

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Frank Oz
    Robert De Niro

    Written By:

    Paul Soles
    Gary Farmer
    Angela Bassett
    Marlon Brando
    Edward Norton
    Robert De Niro

    Casting By:
    Margery Simkin
    Suni Ellis

    Soundtrack By:
    Howard Shore

    Director of Photography:
    Rob Hahn

    Richard Pearson

    Costume Designer:
    Aude Bronson-Howard

    Production Designer:
    Jackson De Govia

    Lee Rich
    Gary Foster

    Executive Producer:
    Bernie Williams
    Adam Platnick

    Paramount Pictures

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    A long and boring action thriller with a great cast but a rather predictable script.
    The video transfer is average. Compression signs can be spotted in various scenes and several dark scenes suffer from grain and rather flat blacks.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is ok. The surrounds are used occasionally, but nothing that will rock your neighborhood.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The extras include a commentary, a behind the scenes look and 3 deleted scenes. Nothing too spectacular.
    Bottom line - despite the great cast (Norton is excellent), the movie is too long and too boring to be enjoyed.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 5/12/2001 07:50