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The verdict [DVD videorecording] Twentieth Century Fox ; a Zanuck/Brown production ; screenplay by David Mamet ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown ; directed by Sidney Lumet.

Contributor(s): Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011 | Zanuck, Richard D | Brown, David, 1916-2010 | Harris, Burtt | Mamet, David | Newman, Paul, 1925-2008 | Rampling, Charlotte, 1946- | Warden, Jack | Mason, James, 1909-1984 | O'Shea, Milo, 1926-2013 | Crouse, Lindsay | Binns, Edward, 1916-1990 | Bovasso, Julie | Reed, Barry C. Verdict | Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Collector's edition (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.): 31.Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2006Edition: Collector's ed.Description: 2 videodiscs (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Uniform titles: Verdict (Motion picture : 1982) Subject(s): Legal drama | Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- Drama | Alcoholics -- Drama | Patients -- Civil rights -- Drama | Reed, Barry C. -- Film adaptations | Abogados -- Alcoholes consumo -- Teatro | Hombres -- Identidad -- Teatro | Lawyers -- Alcohol use -- Drama | Men -- Identity -- Drama | Self-doubt -- Psychological aspects -- Drama | Male friendship -- Conduct of life -- Drama | Effectiveness and validity of law -- Drama | Judgments, Criminal -- Drama | Feature films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Patients -- Civil rights -- Drama | Lawyers -- Drama | Men -- Identity -- Drama | Self-doubt -- Psychological aspects -- Drama | Male friendship -- Conduct of life -- Drama | Effectiveness and validity of law -- Drama | Judgments, Criminal -- Drama | Reed, Barry C | Alcoholics | Legal drama | Medical personnel -- Malpractice | Patients -- Civil rightsGenre/Form: Feature films -- United States. | Feature films. | Melodrama. | Legal -- Feature. | Melodrama -- Feature. | Social problem -- Feature. | Adaptation -- Feature. | Legal films. | Feature films. | Drama. | Film adaptations.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1995.9.J8 | V47 2006
Contents:
Special features (disc 1): Optional audio commentary by Lumet and Newman. Special features (disc 2): "The making of The Verdict" featuring movie clips, production stills, and interviews with various cast and crew (9 min.) ; "Paul Newman : The craft of acting" an interview with Newman (9 min.) ; "Sidney Lumet : The craft of directing" interviews with Lumet, Newman (11 min.) ; "Milestones in cinema history : The Verdict" with notes and commentary on events before, during, and after the film�s creation (22 min.) ; "Hollywood Backstories : The Verdict" AMC featurette with Lumet, Newman, Mason, Brown, Zanuck, Harris, film historian Leonard Maltin, biographer Elena Oumano (23 min.) ; stills gallery ; "The films of Paul Newman" with the original theatrical trailers of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" (1 min.), "From the Terrace" (3 min.), "Hombre" (3 min.), "The Hustler" (3 min.), "The Long Hot Summer" (3 min.), "Quintet" (2 min.), "The Towering Inferno" (2 min.), and "What a Way to Go" (3 min.) ; "The Verdict" theatrical release trailer (2 min.).
Production Credits: Music, Johnny Mandel ; film editor, Peter Frank ; director of photography, Andrzej Bartkowiak.
Cast: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason, Milo O'Shea, Lindsay Crouse, Edward Binns, Julie Bovasso.Summary: An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which becomes a last chance to redeem himself and his career.
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DVD, region 1; anamorphic widescreen format (1:85:1); Dolby Digital stereo (English)., Dolby Digital mono (French or Spanish).

In English, dubbed French or Spanish; with optional English or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned in English.

Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason, Milo O'Shea, Lindsay Crouse, Edward Binns, Julie Bovasso.

Music, Johnny Mandel ; film editor, Peter Frank ; director of photography, Andrzej Bartkowiak.

Based on the novel: The Verdict / by Barry Reed.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.

An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which becomes a last chance to redeem himself and his career.

Special features (disc 1): Optional audio commentary by Lumet and Newman.

Special features (disc 1): Optional audio commentary by Lumet and Newman. Special features (disc 2): "The making of The Verdict" featuring movie clips, production stills, and interviews with various cast and crew (9 min.) ; "Paul Newman : The craft of acting" an interview with Newman (9 min.) ; "Sidney Lumet : The craft of directing" interviews with Lumet, Newman (11 min.) ; "Milestones in cinema history : The Verdict" with notes and commentary on events before, during, and after the film�s creation (22 min.) ; "Hollywood Backstories : The Verdict" AMC featurette with Lumet, Newman, Mason, Brown, Zanuck, Harris, film historian Leonard Maltin, biographer Elena Oumano (23 min.) ; stills gallery ; "The films of Paul Newman" with the original theatrical trailers of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" (1 min.), "From the Terrace" (3 min.), "Hombre" (3 min.), "The Hustler" (3 min.), "The Long Hot Summer" (3 min.), "Quintet" (2 min.), "The Towering Inferno" (2 min.), and "What a Way to Go" (3 min.) ; "The Verdict" theatrical release trailer (2 min.).

Special features (disc 2): "The making of The Verdict" featuring movie clips, production stills, and interviews with various cast and crew (9 min.); "Paul Newman : The craft of acting" an interview with Newman (9 min.); "Sidney Lumet : The craft of directing" interviews with Lumet, Newman (11 min.); "Milestones in cinema history : The Verdict" with notes and commentary on events before, during, and after the film's creation (22 min.); "Hollywood Backstories : The Verdict" AMC featurette with Lumet, Newman, Mason, Brown, Zanuck, Harris, film historian Leonard Maltin, biographer Elena Oumano (23 min.). ; stills gallery; "The films of Paul Newman" with the original theatrical trailers of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" (1 min.), "From the Terrace" (3 min.), "Hombre" (3 min.), "The Hustler" (3 min.), "The Long Hot Summer" (3 min.), "Quintet" (2 min.), "The Towering Inferno" (2 min.), and "What a Way to Go" (3 min.); "The Verdict" theatrical release trailer (2 min.).

Program notes on container insert includes background on the production history of the film, and short excerpts from both "Paul Newman : a Biography" by Eric Lax and the original theatrical press materials.

MPAA rating: R.

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