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    Unique ID Code: 0000006357
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    Added on: 3/7/2000 00:48
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    Bicentennial Man (US)

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    One robot`s 200 year journey to become an ordinary man
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 131 mins
    Retail Price: $32.99
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    From the acclaimed director of Mrs. Doubtfire, Academy Award winner Robin Williams (Good Will Hunting) stars in a delightfully heartwarming comedy about one extraordinary android who just wants to be an ordinary guy!

    Though he was purchased as a mere "household appliance", it doesn`t take long for the Martin family to realize Andrew (Williams) is no run-of-the-mill robot!

    Funny, incredibly lifelike and possessing an astounding level of creativity, this special machine soon takes on a life of his own, and eventually begins a centuries-long quest to achieve true humanity! A crowd-pleasing comedy hit, everyone is sure to love this touchingly entertaining movie treat!

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Production Featurette
    Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital 5.1 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Chris Columbus

    Written By:

    Wendy Crewson
    Oliver Platt
    Embeth Davidtz
    Sam Neill
    Robin Williams

    Casting By:
    Jane Jenkins
    Janet Hirshenson

    Soundtrack By:
    James Horner

    Director of Photography:
    Phil Meheux

    Neil Travis
    Nicolas De Toth

    Costume Designer:
    Joseph G. Aulisi

    Production Designer:
    Norman Reynolds

    Mark Radcliffe
    Wolfgang Petersen
    Neal Miller
    Laurence Mark
    Gail Katz
    Paula DuPré
    Chris Columbus
    Michael Barnathan

    Executive Producer:
    Dan Kolsrud

    Disney Pictures

    Your Opinions and Comments

    posted by wideboy on 14/8/2000 02:15
    10 / 10
    If you like a good science sci-fi and know the Asimov stories this is an excellent film, even Williams is OK as Andrew, nearly tear-jerking at the end, but I imagine it won`t be one for people not into this sort of thing, philistines.
    posted by Fl0yd on 5/5/2001 06:54
    8 / 10
    A surprisingly good drama about being human and just how different it is from being anything that is not entirely human.
    The video transfer is good. There are no compression signs to be seen and the visuals are mostly impressive.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is flat. While the 3 front channels are used very nicely, there`s almost nothing happening in the surrounds, which is a shame.
    The menus are still and silent.
    The extras include a short behind the scenes featurette. That`s it.
    Bottom line - a good (and touching) movie, but, alas, not too good a disc.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 13/5/2002 04:13