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Don Juan DeMarco

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Johnny Depp stars as the troubled man who just might be the greatest lover of all time in this exciting, feature-intensive release from New Line Home Video. Offering viewing options in both the original 1.85:1 widescreen theatrical version or standard 1.33:1 full-screen pan-and-scan, this release also features an English Dolby Digital 5.1 audio mix in addition to an alternate French Dolby Digital Stereo mix and optional English, Spanish, and French subtitles. Abundant extra features include star highlights ...
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Overview

Johnny Depp stars as the troubled man who just might be the greatest lover of all time in this exciting, feature-intensive release from New Line Home Video. Offering viewing options in both the original 1.85:1 widescreen theatrical version or standard 1.33:1 full-screen pan-and-scan, this release also features an English Dolby Digital 5.1 audio mix in addition to an alternate French Dolby Digital Stereo mix and optional English, Spanish, and French subtitles. Abundant extra features include star highlights featuring clips from three other New Line films, original and international theatrical trailers, the Bryan Adams video "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?," an isolated stereo track of the original score, and cast and crew biographies and filmographies.
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Special Features

Both widescreen and full-frame versions of the film; Star highlights featuring clips from three other New Line films; Original and international theatrical trailers; Number One hit music video from Bryan Adams, "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?"; Isolated stereo-audio track of the film score; Cast biographies, filmographies, and full-motion menus
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Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide - Karl Williams
When dealing with psychological disorders in film, it's a fine line indeed between whimsical and preposterous. Think how absurd a film like Rain Man (1988) could have been in less capable hands (think too hard on it and you'll probably end up with something that looks a whole lot like 1999's double-serving of cinematic cheese, Molly and The Other Sister). Screenwriter and sometime-director Jeremy Leven has a particular problem with recognizing the border between the engagingly offbeat and the fatuous, as his scripts for Creator (1985) and The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) clearly demonstrate, seesawing wildly as they do from one tone to another, frustrating in their sheer first-draftness. Leven's directorial debut Don Juan DeMarco (1995) is not enough of an exception, but the comedy-drama admirably generates enough charm to make a convincing argument that the writer/director should get behind the camera for more of his own scripts. Many of the film's plot developments are as patently balmy as its central character, but leads Johnny Depp and Marlon Brando seem to be having such a good time that one would have to be a major sourpuss to care. Pacing, music, Depp's vanity, the oddball flirtations between Brando and Faye Dunaway (as his perplexed but delighted wife), and especially the writer/director's central assertion that nothing is more flat-out nuts than love, all combine to make an entertaining diversion aimed squarely at the non-cynic. Leven's film is told with such peppery gusto that it ends up being the artistic equivalent of the family black sheep: a bit of a pill, a tax upon one's intellectual patience at times, but ultimately too truthful and too much jovial fun to dislike.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/24/1998
  • UPC: 794043463624
  • Original Release: 1995
  • Rating:

  • Source: New Line Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1), Theatre Wide-Screen (1.85.1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Pan & Scan
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English, Français
  • Time: 1:32:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 12,221

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Marlon Brando Dr. Jack Mickler
Johnny Depp Don Juan DeMarco
Faye Dunaway Marilyn Mickler
Géraldine Pailhas Dona Ana
Bob Dishy Dr. Paul Showalter
Rachel Ticotin Dona Inez
Talisa Soto Dona Julia
Richard Sarafian Detective Sy Tobias
Teresa Hughes Grandmother DeMarco
Franc Luz Don Antonio
Carmen Argenziano Don Alfonzo
Jo Champa Sultana Gulbeyaz
Esther Scott Nurse Alvira
Nada Despotovich Nurse Gloria
Gilbert Lewis Judge Ryland
Tom Mardirosian Baba, the Eunuch
Al Corley Woman's Date
Patricia Mauceri Dona Querida
Sanjay Auctioneer
Ken Gutstein Doctor
Santiago Garcia Mariachi Band #4
Marita Geraghty Woman in Restaurant
Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr. Rocco Compton
Nick LaTour Nicholas, the Doorman
Sara Mansfield Harem Girl
Technical Credits
Jeremy Leven Director, Screenwriter
Bryan Adams Songwriter
Jerry Ballew Asst. Director
Ron Berkeley Makeup
Ralf Bode Cinematographer
Francis Ford Coppola Producer
Michael De Luca Executive Producer
Kirsten Everberg Costumes/Costume Designer
Fred Fuchs Producer
Antony Gibbs Editor
Michael Kamen Score Composer
Jeff Knipp Art Director
Lynn Kressel Casting
Robert John Lange Score Composer
Maggie Martin Set Decoration/Design
Robert Newmyer Co-producer
Patrick Palmer Producer
Brian Reilly Co-producer
Sharon Seymour Production Designer
Jeffrey Silver Co-producer
Ruth Vitale Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Widescreen
0. Scene Selections
1. Main Titles: "The World's Greatest Lover" [3:41]
2. One Final Conquest [3:54]
3. "Don Octavio del Flores" [4:51]
4. "One Hell of a Swan Song" [6:02]
5. The 10 Day Deal [3:11]
6. The Formative Years [3:01]
7. Tony DeMarco & Doña Inez [2:51]
8. The Beauty Within [4:48]
9. Doña Julia [5:45]
10. Quest for Fire [4:57]
11. Don Alfonzo [6:35]
12. A Perfect Myth [3:59]
13. Grandma DeMarco [4:57]
14. Love Slave of the Sultana [8:29]
15. A Deadline Is Set [2:09]
16. Sister Doña Inez [2:49]
17. Hard Questions [3:28]
18. Doña Ana [4:49]
19. Final Analyses [4:11]
20. The Judgement [4:10]
21. Incurable and Highly Contagious [2:16]
22. End Credits [5:56]
Side #2 -- Standard
0. Scene Selections
1. Main Titles: "The World's Greatest Lover" [3:41]
2. One Final Conquest [3:54]
3. "Don Octavio del Flores" [4:51]
4. "One Hell of a Swan Song" [6:02]
5. The 10 Day Deal [3:11]
6. The Formative Years [3:01]
7. Tony DeMarco & Doña Inez [2:51]
8. The Beauty Within [4:48]
9. Doña Julia [5:45]
10. Quest for Fire [4:57]
11. Don Alfonzo [6:35]
12. A Perfect Myth [3:59]
13. Grandma DeMarco [4:57]
14. Love Slave of the Sultana [8:29]
15. A Deadline Is Set [2:09]
16. Sister Doña Inez [2:49]
17. Hard Questions [3:28]
18. Doña Ana [4:49]
19. Final Analyses [4:11]
20. The Judgement [4:10]
21. Incurable and Highly Contagious [2:16]
22. End Credits [5:56]
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Menu

Side #1 -- Widescreen
   Play Movie
   Special Features
      The Cast
         Marlon Brando
            The Island of Dr. Moreau - Star Highlight
               Jump to My Scene In...
         Johnny Depp
            Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare - Star Highlight
               Jump to My Scene In...
            A Nightmare on Elm Street - Star Highlight
               Jump to My Scene In...
         Faye Dunaway
      Bryan Adams Music Video
      Original Theatrical Trailer
      International Theatrical Trailer
      Original Music Score
         Isolate Music Score
         Michael Kamen
   Language Selections
      Spoken Languages
         English
         French
         Composer's Score Isolated
      Subtitled Languages
         English
         French
         Spanish
         Off
   Scene Selections: Preview
      Main Titles: "The World's Greatest Lover"
      One Final Conquest
      "Don Octavio del Flores"
      "One Hell of a Swan Song"
      The 10 Day Deal
      The Formative Years
      Tony DeMarco & Doña Inez
      The Beauty Within
      Doña Julia
      Quest for Fire
      Don Alfonzo
      A Perfect Myth
      Grandma DeMarco
      Love Slave of the Sultana
      A Deadline Is Set
      Sister Doña Inez
      Hard Questions
      Doña Ana
      Final Analyses
      The Judgement
      Incurable and Highly Contagious
Side #2 -- Standard
   Play Movie
   Special Features
      The Cast
         Marlon Brando
            The Island of Dr. Moreau - Star Highlight
               Jump to My Scene In...
         Johnny Depp
            Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare - Star Highlight
               Jump to My Scene In...
            A Nightmare on Elm Street - Star Highlight
               Jump to My Scene In...
         Faye Dunaway
      Bryan Adams Music Video
      Original Theatrical Trailer
      International Theatrical Trailer
      Original Music Score
         Isolate Music Score
         Michael Kamen
   Language Selections
      Spoken Languages
         English
         French
         Composer's Score Isolated
      Subtitled Languages
         English
         French
         Spanish
         Off
   Scene Selections: Preview
      Main Titles: "The World's Greatest Lover"
      One Final Conquest
      "Don Octavio del Flores"
      "One Hell of a Swan Song"
      The 10 Day Deal
      The Formative Years
      Tony DeMarco & Doña Inez
      The Beauty Within
      Doña Julia
      Quest for Fire
      Don Alfonzo
      A Perfect Myth
      Grandma DeMarco
      Love Slave of the Sultana
      A Deadline Is Set
      Sister Doña Inez
      Hard Questions
      Doña Ana
      Final Analyses
      The Judgement
      Incurable and Highly Contagious
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    In Love with Johnny Depp

    This is the movie where I first fell in love with Johnny Depp. Just as Fail Safe is a movie that all world politicians should be required to view, Don Juan DeMarco is a film that every man should see. For they need to "really, really, really, . . . really, really, really love a woman."

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    WHAT A CAST! WHAT A HOOT!

    I enjoyed this movie when it was first issued because of the performance by Marlon Brando and because of the theme song, "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman." Though Marlon Brando was 'way past playing leading man roles, his performance here was very appealing on a more mature level, and Faye Dunaway was graceful in her role of the pleasantly surprised wife of a man of retirement age whose sexual interest in him and in their relationship is revived. Johnny Depp was believable as Don Juan de Marco, a gentle and passionate lover of over 1000 needy women. The theme song added so much to the story, as theme songs should. All in all, a very entertaining though under-appreciated movie.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Johnny Depp and Marlon Brando show why they are among the chosen few

    Johnny Depp in one of his finest performances.
    Marlon Brando jumps through the screen with wisdom, energy and understated class.
    Faye Dunaway is sexy, interesting and a sensuel woman through and through.

    Don Juan De Marco is a movie to be seen many times. Each time Johnny Depp seem to show a different perspective, a different approach and a different version of the legendary Don Juan De Marco.
    Showing that he can match the amazing Marlon Brando in each and every scene they share - Johnny Depp, even then, proved that he (as well as Marlon Brando) are among te chosen few whose talents are above and beyond what most actors can even dream of achieving.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Oh my Goh!!!

    This movie is what all romances should be like. It's full of twist and turns that you just can't ignore. It is really one of Johnny Depp's truest roles. He did an amazing job along with Marlon Brando. Snaps for this one!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    WOOT

    This movie is an extrodianry movie. Johny depp plays such a magnificent lover... such a passionate man (with a nasty habit of making half of it up) that you cant help but wonder if its all true. He truly is the 'greatest lover the world has ever seen'. I would recomend this if you are looking for a real life movie that defies real life, and sweeps you into the fantastical.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    so romantic

    Johnny Depp does such wonderful acting on this film. He is extremely sexy as well. you will fall under don juan's spell too. He is the greatest lover in the world period.

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