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    Unique ID Code: 0000041095
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 19/10/2002 12:42
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    Big Trouble (US)

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    They have forty-five minutes to save the world. They need forty-six
    Certificate: PG-13
    Running Time: 85 mins
    Retail Price: $29.99
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    The laughs come fast and furious as Tim Allen (Joe Somebody, Galaxy Quest) and Rene Russo (Showtime, The Thomas Crown Affair) star in a film from Barry Sonnenfield, director of Get Shorty and Men In Black. Based on humorist Dave Barry`s best-selling first novel, Big Trouble follows the comedic chaos created when a mysterious suitcase that threatens the security of Miami changes the lives of a divorced dad, an unhappy housewife, 2 hit men, a pair of street thugs, 2 love struck teens, 2 FBI men and a psychedelic toad. There is something for everyone no matter who is looking for Big Trouble, and in the end all star comedy conquers all.

    Special Features:
    Audio Commentary with Director Barry Sonnenfield

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Barry Sonnenfeld

    Written By:

    Johnny Knoxville
    Stanley Tucci
    Tim Allen
    Tom Sizemore
    Rene Russo

    Casting By:
    Ronna Kress

    Soundtrack By:
    James Newton Howard

    Director of Photography:
    Greg Gardiner

    Steven Weisberg

    Costume Designer:
    Mary E. Vogt

    Production Designer:
    Garreth Stover

    Jim Wedaa
    Chris Soldo
    Barry Josephson
    Barry Sonnenfeld
    Graham Place
    Tom Jacobson

    Buena Vista

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    6 / 10
    An utterly stupid movie-wannabe, but i have to be fair and admit - it made me smile. A bit. :)
    Don`t bother with the plot, it`s senseless, but there are some very nice scenes (Jesus, the goats and a couple of others) that somehow manage to make the movie tolerable.
    The video transfer is good. There are no compression signs to be seen. There`s a somehow impressive airplane scene in the beginning of the movie, which is very nicely shot.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is good. The surrounds are used quite effectively throughout the movie.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The extras include a commentary by the director and a short 7 and a half minutes long clip that captures the entire movie`s plot (just goes to show that no one took the movie seriously).
    Bottom line - silly, yet enjoyable, but not worth anything more than a rent due to an almost extra-less disc.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 19/10/2002 13:32