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Dreamcatcher
     

Dreamcatcher

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Director: Lawrence Kasdan, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee

Cast: Lawrence Kasdan, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee

 

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Four men are changed forever by an act of mercy -- changes which have a profound impact many years later -- in this blend of horror and science fiction based on a novel by Stephen King. Jonesy (Damian Lewis), Henry (Thomas Jane), Pete (Timothy Olyphant), and Beaver (Jason Lee) were four friends who, as schoolboys, rescued a boy with Down's Syndrome, Duddits (Donnie

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Four men are changed forever by an act of mercy -- changes which have a profound impact many years later -- in this blend of horror and science fiction based on a novel by Stephen King. Jonesy (Damian Lewis), Henry (Thomas Jane), Pete (Timothy Olyphant), and Beaver (Jason Lee) were four friends who, as schoolboys, rescued a boy with Down's Syndrome, Duddits (Donnie Wahlberg), from a savage beating at the hands of bullies. Their experience with Duddits left the boys profoundly changed, as they discovered they had developed psychic powers which allowed them to wordlessly communicate with one another, read the minds of others, and see events in the future. The four remained close friends into adulthood, and meet every year for a weekend get-together at a remote hunting lodge. However, one year Jonsey is approached by the spirit of Duddits, which leads him into a severe auto accident, though his wounds heal with mysterious speed and are gone by the time he and the guys get together a few months later. As the guys drink and swap stories, a desperately ill hunter makes his way into the cabin, whose body has become the host for a horrible wormlike creature, which breaks free and soon goes on a killing spree, leaving only Henry alive. In the wake of this attack comes a massive snowstorm, and Henry learns that these events are the first signs of a major attack by a powerful alien force which can assume any form it wishes. As duplicitous military leader Col. Abraham Curtis (Morgan Freeman) comes in to quell the menace, Henry finds himself in communication with the late Jonsey, whose previous near-death experience gives him an unexpected advantage in stemming the alien tide.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/03/2009
UPC:
0883929089192
Original Release:
2003
Rating:
R
Source:
Warner Home Video
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
2:14:00
Sales rank:
28,504

Special Features

Closed Caption; The original ending and 4 other lifted scenes; Go behind the Goosebumps with the cast and creative personnel in 4 documentaries: Dream Writer- an interview with Stephen King, Dream Weavers- the visual effects of Dreamcatcher adn Dream Makers- a journey through production; Teaser trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Morgan Freeman Colonel Abraham Curtis
Thomas Jane Dr. Henry Devlin
Jason Lee Beaver
Damian Lewis Jonesy
Timothy Olyphant Pete
Tom Sizemore Owen Underhill
Donnie Wahlberg Duddits
Mikey Holekamp Young Henry
Reece Daniel Thompson Young Beaver
Giacomo Baessato Young Jonesy
Joel Palmer Young Pete
Andrew Robb Young Duddits
Eric Keenleyside Rick McCarthy
Rosemary Dunsmore Roberta Cavell
Michael O'Neill Gen. Matheson
Darrin Klimek Maples
Campbell Lane Old Man Gosselin
C. Ernst Harth Barry Neiman
Ingrid Kavelaars Trish
Cheralynn Bailey Rachel
Alex Campbell Richie Grenadeau
T.J. Riley Scottie
Ryan De Boer Duncan
Susan Charest Becky
Ty Olsson Army Truck Driver
Michael Daingerfield Conklin
Kevan Ohtsji Tracking Technician
Marcy Goldberg EMT #1
Dion Johnstone EMT #2
Shauna Kain Josie Rinkenhauer
Colin Lawrence Edwards
Malik McCall Platoon Leader
Jordan Walker Helicopter Sentry
Jon Kasdan Defuniak
Michael Dobson Stranger on Curb
John Moore Bad Driver
Carolyn Tweedle Woman in Crowd
Christopher Ang Apache Crewman #1
Chris Duggan Apache Crewman #2
Daniel Merali Apache Crewman #3
Matt Riley Apache Crewman #4
John Armstrong Detainee #1
Jack Crowston Detainee #2
Trenna Frandsen Detainee #3
John Gagne Detainee #4
Sue Hartley Detainee #5
John Hombach Detainee #6
Kat Kosiancic Detainee #7

Technical Credits
Lawrence Kasdan Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Paul Barry Asst. Director
Bruce Berman Executive Producer
Paul Burger Asst. Director
Raul Davalos Editor
Stephen P. Dunn Asst. Director,Co-producer
Kendelle Elliott Art Director
William Goldman Screenwriter
Casey Grant Co-producer
James Newton Howard Score Composer
Jon Hutman Co-producer,Production Designer
Helen Veronica Jarvis Art Director
Carol Littleton Editor
Molly Maginnis Costumes/Costume Designer
Charles Okun Producer
John Seale Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Dreamcatcher
1. Opening Credits [2:42]
2. "How Could You Know This?" [3:33]
3. "Just Luck Is All" [4:17]
4. Jonesy's Accident [2:53]
5. "I Saw Duddits" [3:27]
6. Memory Warehouse [3:35]
7. Rescuing Duddits [5:42]
8. Rick McCarthy [4:08]
9. "The Blue Ribbon Baby" [4:10]
10. The Scout Accident [1:54]
11. Animal Exodus [3:59]
12. "Sit Tight, Buddy" [5:34]
13. The Weasel Attacks [3:34]
14. "What Do You Want?" [2:50]
15. Curtis and Owen [3:33]
16. The Curtis Line [1:21]
17. Pete and the Snowbank [2:19]
18. "I'll Never Drink Again" [4:23]
19. "You're Not Jonesy" [1:31]
20. The Line [2:25]
21. The Cabin Transformed [2:51]
22. Duddits' Gift [5:57]
23. Destroying the Ship [4:57]
24. "All Right... I'll Bite" [4:34]
25. Race Through the Warehouse [3:37]
26. Mind Probe [1:23]
27. "Except For the Dreams" [3:33]
28. "You've Got Two Problems" [2:22]
29. Jonesy Calling [3:33]
30. "Go Save the World" [3:27]
31. Making Himself at Home [2:34]
32. "Mr. Gray Wants Water" [3:00]
33. Quabbin Reservoir [3:27]
34. "So Long, Doctor" [3:02]
35. "Don't You Know Me, H?" [3:18]
36. "I Duddits!" [4:02]
37. End Credits [4:09]
1. Meeting Josie
1. Henry Returns To the Loggers' Shelter
1. Colonel Curtis Takes Off
1. Original Ending
1. One Worm Kills

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Dreamcatcher 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
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I've love all things Stephen King, both books and movies, so when I saw this DVD for sale at my local video store I thought I couldn't go wrong. Never before had I been disapointed in a flick with ''Stephen King'' in the title. Maybe it was becuase I had not read Dreamcatcher prior to watching the movie, but I thought this was a joke of a film. The opening was great, it sucked me in and I was feel'n the movie. But then the after the first character dies, it just gets cheesy. The ending is horrible, and I'd only watch it again to laugh at it. I'd recommed to anyone wishing to buy it to watch it first.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This sci-fi movie is one of the best book turned movie by Stephen King. Includes action, and multiple endings a great movie 4 stars.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A good cast and good director typically leads to a good movie...typically. The characters were very unrealistic. With all these amazing things going on around them, no one ever seemed to be worried or confused.
katdwil More than 1 year ago
The book, rather than the movie is as is most often the case, better. Some things come off as silly in the movie, whereas in the book they did not. The cast was excellent, all but for Morgan Freeman. He is one of my favorite actors but if you are trying to remain true to the story, he was badly cast. The visuals were amazing. I have seen most all of the movies adapted from Stephen King's books and would say this one is probably ranked as the 10th most favorite. The best would have to be The Stand, a made for TV movie that would have been impossible to do justice to in the theatre. I'd like to see Stephen King write a screenplay for Bag of Bones. It would have to be for TV, as it would not be served well done for the "big screen"
Guest More than 1 year ago
Great story....huge horror moments!!!!!!!!! any Stephen King fan will love it
Guest More than 1 year ago
this is by far the best Stephen King book turned movie. It has great effects and fantastic casting I also recomend reading the book.
KaykayKD More than 1 year ago
i actually liked the movie more then the book i loved jason Lee as Beaver great beaver in my opinon Thomas Jane is yummy in this movie as well people why don't u like this movie u been all giving this a bad review oh lol poop weasles
Guest More than 1 year ago
Very good if youre a Stephen King nut like myself. They could have made the actual alien cooler looking though and the scenes that had Morgan Freeman bored me.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book was excellent and the movie was brilliant! I loved it!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have seen some bad King novels turned movie, but this is one of the worst. For those that have truely read the book, they will notice that the movie begans similarly, but quickly moves of course. I thought that the movie would be better that the screenwriters was William Goldman (wrote the screen play for Mercy), but I was wrong.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago