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Dark Angel: the Complete First Season
     

Dark Angel: the Complete First Season

4.7 11
Director: Chris Long, D.J. Caruso, David Jackson, David Nutter

Cast: Chris Long, D.J. Caruso, David Jackson, David Nutter

 
A genetically altered teenager named Max (Jessica Alba) escapes from the clutches of government scientists and lives amidst the Seattle underground in this six-disc collection which features the entire first season of the sci-fi action cult favorite Dark Angel. All of the episodes included have been transferred to disc in their original full-frame aspect ratio

Overview

A genetically altered teenager named Max (Jessica Alba) escapes from the clutches of government scientists and lives amidst the Seattle underground in this six-disc collection which features the entire first season of the sci-fi action cult favorite Dark Angel. All of the episodes included have been transferred to disc in their original full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio is mastered in Dolby Digital Surround. The episodes were originally in English, but in addition, alternate dubbed tracks in French and Spanish are included, as well as subtitles in English and Spanish. Four of the episodes include additional audio commentaries from members of the cast and crew, along with a handful of other bonus features -- three featurettes on the production of the series ("Genesis," "Creating An X-5," and "Seattle Ain't What It Used to Be"), a chapter of bloopers and outtakes, highlights from the cast auditions, and a preview of the video game based on the series.

Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Cree McCree
Though it only lasted two seasons, this small-screen venture by film director James Cameron (Terminator, Titanic) quickly became must-see TV for fans of postapocalyptic thrillers -- ­­and of hot young sci-fi vixens. Series star Jessica Alba is part cat and all fox as the mutant Max Guevara, whose DNA was fused with feline genes in a covert federal lab. Like the rest of America's citzenry circa 2019, Max is in thrall to the Pulse, the electromagnetic aftereffect of a nuclear attack launched by terrorists a decade earlier. But the scrappy little thief snaps out of it. After Logan (Michael Weatherly) catches Max trying to burglarize his apartment, she joins the wealthy crusader on a mission to make their ugly world a better place. While the premise is hardly fresh -- Blade Runner is just one of several obvious sources -- Dark Angel updates its dystopia with inventive use of hip-hop music and street culture. In contrast to the ambience of Buffy's suburban Sunnydale, the urban, multiracial cast is refreshing. And it's no coincidence that Max's surname is Guevara. "Haven," which tracks the murder of political activists, is among several gritty episodes that target the military-industrial complex with a revolutionary fervor worthy of Che.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/20/2003
UPC:
0024543069843
Rating:
NR
Source:
20th Century Fox
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Surround]
Time:
16:05:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Audio commentary on selected episodes; 3 behind-the-scenes featurettes; Audition tapes; Blooper reel; James Cameron's "Dark Angel" video game trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jessica Alba Max Guevara
Michael Weatherly Logan Cale
Alimi Ballard Herbal Thought
Richard Gunn Sketchy
Valarie Rae Miller Original Cindy
Geneva Locke Young Max
J.C. MacKenzie Normal
Jennifer Blanc Kendra
John Savage Donald Lydecker
Byron Mann Det. Matt Sung

Technical Credits
Chris Long Director
D.J. Caruso Director
David Jackson Director
David Nutter Director
Duane B. Clark Director
James A. Contner Director
James Whitmore Director
Jefery Levy Director
Jeff Woolnough Director
Joe Anne Fogle Director
John T. Kretchmer Director
Michael Katleman Director
Michael Rhodes Director
Paul W. Shapiro Director
Sarah Pia Anderson Director
Terence O'Hara Director
Thomas J. Wright Director
David S. Jackson Director

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Disc 1: Episodes 1-3
1. The Beginning
2. Life Goes On
3. "Female Fog Bank"
4. Late Night Meetings
5. Uncontrolled Illness
6. Getting Your Girl
7. Idle Threats
8. Dinner and a Barcode
9. Losing the Fight
10. Do What's Right
11. Undercover
12. Grace Under Pressure
13. Self Sacrifice
14. Righting Wrongs
15. End Credits
1. Prologue/Max Overboard
2. Main Titles
3. Missing Person
4. Feline Instinct
5. "Patience in All Things"
6. Last Call
7. Unexpected Gifts
8. "Brief Night"
9. Remembering the Past
10. No Way Out
11. History Repeats
12. Unlikely Assistance
13. It's Not You, It's Me
14. Repaying a Favor
15. End Credits
1. Flawed Perfection
2. Main Titles
3. Payola
4. Excuses, Excuses
5. Intervention
6. Desperate Measures
7. No Place to Go
8. Caged
9. Making a Break
10. Hunt for the Hunted
11. Impaired Visions
12. Enemies
13. Race Against Time
14. Getting What You Deserve
15. End Credits
Side #2 -- Disc 2: Episodes 4-7
1. Search for Truth
2. Main Titles
3. Information Exchange
4. Losing It
5. Hide and Seek
6. Disappearing Act
7. Not-So-Social Club
8. I Spy
9. Getting in Touch
10. The Betting Kind
11. Luck Be a Lady
12. A Daughter's Love
13. "The Only Thing Necessary"
14. Hero and Friend
15. End Credits
1. Nightlife
2. Main Titles
3. Visit From the Past
4. Classified: Broke
5. Rendezvous
6. Hiring and Firing
7. Significant Other
8. Taking What's Yours
9. Secrets and Lies
10. Dangerous Reunion
11. Choices
12. Settlement
13. Back to Normal
14. Someone to Connect With
15. End Credits
1. Conference Calling
2. Main Titles
3. Playing the Part
4. Genetic Intervention
5. Know Your Enemy
6. May 22nd Movement
7. Hostage Situation
8. Negotiations
9. Alternatives
10. Survival of the Fittest
11. Goodwill Gesture
12. Hanging by a Rope
13. Life or Death Decision
14. Man With the Answers
15. End Credits
1. Girl on Ice
2. Main Titles
3. Change in Ownership
4. Brin
5. Breaching Op Set
6. Erratic Behavior
7. AA Ambush
8. Introduction to Operations
9. Seeking Help
10. Seems Like Old Times
11. Free at Last
12. Let's Make a Deal
13. Left to Live
14. Doing the Right Thing
15. End Credits
Side #3 -- Disc 3: Episodes 8-10
1. Check
2. Main Titles
3. Total Cooperation
4. A Bad Image
5. Bad to Worse
6. Boxed In
7. Escape and Evade
8. "Take Care of Yourself"
9. Needs and Wants
10. Unpaid Debts
11. Thicker Than Water
12. Beautiful Dreamer
13. We Have the Killer
14. Professional Conduct
15. End Credits
1. Date Night
2. Doing the Dirty Work
3. Main Titles
4. "I'm Done"
5. The Mind of a Man
6. In the Mood for Love
7. Special Delivery
8. "Mista Sista"
9. New Information
10. Shocking Revelation
11. Coming Out Party
12. Bargaining With Bronck
13. Getaway
14. Dinner for Two
15. End Credits
1. "Me" Time
2. Pick Up
3. Main Titles
4. House Arrest
5. Let Go of the Past
6. "Certain Weaknesses"
7. Keeping Track
8. Good Protection
9. Very Bad Men
10. Out of Touch
11. Daddy Dearest
12. "Red Series"
13. Testify
14. Once a Bad Guy...
15. Be Afraid/End Credits
Side #4 -- Disc 4: Episodes 11-14
1. Formal Invitation
2. Affording the Unaffordable
3. Main Titles
4. Jam Pony Professional
5. "An Act of Daring"
6. Genetically Enhanced Emotion
7. Extreme Customer Service
8. It's All Relative
9. Cinderella to the Rescue
10. "Partners by Choice"
11. Locating Lost Art
12. Thank You for Using Jam Pony
13. Airborne
14. Something Old, Something New
15. End Credits
1. Donor
2. Main Titles
3. Imperfect Implants
4. New Recruits
5. First Day Frustration
6. Changes
7. Motives
8. Making Progress
9. 911
10. "No Regret"
11. Jumpstart
12. Power of Friendship
13. Probation
14. Miracle Worker
15. End Credits
1. Questionable Means
2. Main Titles
3. New Feelings
4. Roomies
5. It's Not a Date
6. Unlikely Assistance
7. So...
8. High Profile Hideout
9. Tracking
10. Warning
11. Reckless
12. Family Affair
13. Stay or Go
14. A Falling Out
15. End Credits
1. Covert Operation
2. Main Titles
3. Strange Behavior
4. Confrontation
5. Walking and Talking
6. Memories of Manticorp
7. In the Family Way
8. Preventative Medicine
9. "Free Will"
10. Dr. Sell-Out
11. Mission Controls
12. Aid and Abet
13. A Reason to Live
14. Re-Birth
15. End Credits
Side #5 -- Disc 5: Episodes 15-18
1. Free Pass
2. Main Titles
3. "Eyes Only Wilderness Retreat"
4. I've Got a Secret
5. Past Presents Questions
6. Barroom Bash
7. Just Trying to Help
8. Sage's Story
9. "Kill or Be Killed"
10. Unearth the Past
11. Believing the Hype
12. Unfriendly Visit
13. Call to Arms
14. Someone to Care for You
15. End Credits
1. Girly Girl
2. Main Titles
3. Play on Playa
4. One Track Mind
5. Sunshine
6. Rough Diamond
7. A Matter of Safety
8. Rain
9. Quetioning
10. Cross Examination
11. The Cost of Living
12. Death by Design
13. Last Kiss
14. In a Sentimental Mood
15. End Credits
1. Bad News
2. Visiting Hours
3. Main Titles
4. Tracks of a Killer
5. Serial Numbers
6. Lying in Wait
7. Confession of Sins
8. Anomalies
9. The Most Dangerous Game
10. Designed to Kill
11. Repeat Offender
12. The Hunt
13. The Capture
14. Acceptance
15. End Credits
1. Say Cheese!
2. Main Titles
3. "Destiny"
4. Snuffed Out
5. Odd Assistance
6. Stalker
7. Relative Request
8. Finding the Enemy
9. Brains and Brawn
10. Zoom In
11. Bloodlines
12. "Say Goodnight, Hal"
13. Everything to Gain or Lose
14. To Freedom
15. End Credits
Side #6 -- Disc 6: Episodes 19-21
1. M.I.A.
2. Main Titles
3. "She's My Sister"
4. Guardian Angels
5. Case Study
6. Coming Clean
7. Operation: Rescue
8. Family Reunion
9. Hard Truths
10. Man to Man
11. Indelible Mark
12. Uneven Exchange
13. Secrecy
14. "Where's Mommy?"
15. End Credits
1. Personal Errand
2. Fantasy World
3. Main Titles
4. Smack Down
5. Keep It on the DL
6. Food for Thought
7. Let's Do This
8. Lapse in Judgement
9. True Lies
10. Restless
11. Truth Sets You Free
12. Set Up and Take Down
13. No Shame
14. Rescue Attempt
15. End Credits
1. New Understanding
2. Main Titles
3. Resume the Search
4. Life With Lydecker
5. "Enemy of My Enemy"
6. Seeing an Old Friend
7. Nevermore
8. Heart to Heart
9. This One's for Tinga
10. Disabling Manticorp
11. As It Should Be
12. Man Down
13. Brotherly Love
14. Strength to Carry On
15. End Credits

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Dark Angel: the Complete First Season 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love Dark Angel. I watched the 1st Season every week. I bought the Game for My Xbox and I now Own the 4 books out so far and the 1st season. Dark Angel First Season is a MUST SEE so you wanna buy it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i really really loved season one....but i wish max and alec could have gotten together..logan's just a bit weird and annoying to me.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Since they canceled the show, I have been waiting for the first season of Dark Angel to come to DVD. And finally that wait is over. Now I can watch my favorite series whenever I want. Dark Angel is still one the best shows ever put on television.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Dark angel is one of the best series fox has ever created I loved watching it buy dark angel you'll see what I,m talking about and make sure you catch her in the movie ''Honey'' due in theaters this summer
Guest More than 1 year ago
OMG! Ever since Dark Angel ended I have been waiting for someone to come out with the first season! This is awesome! It has completely made my day-no, my week!-that I have finally found out where to get the DA video set! I'm an extremely die-hard Dark Angel fan and when people ask me what my favorite show is I still say Dark Angel.I believe I will say that until they come out with a show that is better than DA which is gonna take a mind blowing cast and crew and special effects.Thank You SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO much for letting me finally find the video set of the best show ever made!
Guest More than 1 year ago
What an amazing 1st season. Dark Angel with its superhot superhero Jessica Alba set the stage for the best show on TV. The covert nature of these genetically enhanced beings was exposed in season 2 which I believe damaged the show indefinitely. However, season 1 is a pure masterpiece.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved it sooooooooooooooooo much i wish the show had lasted longer. This season was the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
the first season was great!!! the second season was even better. i wish max and alix were together, cos i don't like logen. i can't wait until the third season comes out.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved this season!!! But saddly season 2 was the worst. I wish Dark Angel Whould come back for season 3 but a lass.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I never got to see the complete season when Fox first aired it thanks to time slot agains Buffy and other problems, but am glad I'm now able to watch the entire season! It's definitely a better series than I originally thought! Yeah, some things are pretty predictable...but every once and while they throw you a curve that makes it forgiveable. Enjoy!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago