Jeremiah Johnson

( 9 )

Overview

One of Sydney Pollack's second collaborations with actor Robert Redford, Jeremiah Johnson comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.35:1. A closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1, while a French soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Mono. Subtitles are accessible in both of those languages, as well as Spanish. Supplemental materials include trailers and production notes. This is a decent release from Warner Bros. that ...
See more details below
DVD (Wide Screen / Pan & Scan / Mono)
$4.79
BN.com price
(Save 20%)$5.99 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (DVD)
  • All (13) from $2.95   
  • New (9) from $4.86   
  • Used (4) from $2.95   

Overview

One of Sydney Pollack's second collaborations with actor Robert Redford, Jeremiah Johnson comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.35:1. A closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1, while a French soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Mono. Subtitles are accessible in both of those languages, as well as Spanish. Supplemental materials include trailers and production notes. This is a decent release from Warner Bros. that could have done more, but is fine as far as it goes.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide
Three years and four failures after Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Jeremiah Johnson was the hit that Robert Redford needed. It had a man-against-society edge that would be a hallmark of many Redford pictures, including Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, Three Days of the Condor, and The Electric Horseman. In the context of early-1970s American culture, the film's environmental, anti-establishment, Henry David Thoreau-inspired message obviously struck a chord with audiences. Redford and director Sydney Pollack had worked together once before, on the woeful Tennessee Williams adaptation This Property is Condemned, but Johnson and the majority of their further collaborations would become successes (The Way We Were, Out of Africa). Pollack mortgaged his home to complete the film, which ran over-budget due to the extensive location shooting in Utah's Zion National Park. The mountain areas are wonderfully shot by cinematographer Duke Callaghan.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/29/1997
  • UPC: 012569732476
  • Original Release: 1972
  • Rating:

  • Source: Warner Home Video
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Pan & Scan / Mono
  • Sound: monaural, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English, Fran├žais
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 824

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robert Redford Jeremiah Johnson
Will Geer Bear Claws
Stefan Gierasch Del Gue
Delle Bolton Swan
Allyn Ann McLerie Crazy Woman
Josh Albee Caleb
Charles Tyner Robidoux
Joaquin Martinez Paints His Shirt Red
Matt Clark Qualen
Harry Morgan
Richard Angarola Lebeaux
Paul Benedict Reverend
Jack Colvin Lieutenant Mulvey
Technical Credits
Sydney Pollack Director
Edward Anhalt Screenwriter
Andrew Callaghan Cinematographer
Duke Callaghan Cinematographer
Ken Chase Makeup
Edward S. Haworth Production Designer
Kenneth Lee Consultant/advisor
Gary D. Liddiard Makeup
Tim McIntire Score Composer
John Milius Screenwriter
Mike Moder Producer
Ray Molyneaux Set Decoration/Design
John Rubinstein Score Composer
Thomas G. Stanford Editor
Joe Wizan Producer
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 9 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(7)

4 Star

(2)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 9 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    We've seen Jeremiah Johnson more than ten times. If you like realistic fiction, you'll love this. It brings up all emotions...you'll be sad, happy, angry, scared, thrilled and more.

    The scenery is breathtaking and the characters vivid. We'll watch this many more times and enjoy it just as much each time.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Outstanding - An American Classic

    An oldschool classic

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Correction to time frame

    The setting for this epic tale is circa 1830, as stated at the beginning of the movie, not 1850 as stated in a previous review. By 1850 the mountain men like Johnson, Bridger and Carson were largely being replaced by settlers and trapping was virtually over in favor of buffalo hunting. Although Colorado was the territory at the time of the movie the locations cited are actually in what is now Montana (the Judith River, Musselshell River etc.) This is an epic representation of early rural americana!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Robert Redford at his coolest

    Jeremiah Johnson was the coolest Mountain Man that ever did exist or did not exist in this beautifully "escape from civilization" Western. In a time when we we were still getting reports of dead and missing GIs in Vietnam, Westerns for a time took an interesting and provocative turn against mainstream conservative society that they have served as propaganda for. This one was the most thought-provoking and entertaining by Syndney Pollack. Now, watch it Pilgrims!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Friday night tradtition comes to DVD!

    My father and I used to watch the VHS tape of this fine film every Friday night for a number of years. He absolutely loves this movie and I can't say that I blame him. When my first son is born I will name him Kaleb as it "Is a name I have long admired" because my father won't let me name him after himself.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Life of a Mountain Man

    Few western genres have adequately portrayed what drove people to become pioneers or trappers and what life was really like for them. This movie shows exactly what life was like for those brave trappers and early pioneers who decided to make the great move West. Redford plays a soldier who is fed up with the false trappings of civilized life; he decides to become a mountain man and move west. Brilliant cinematography captures the brutal elements of the untamed wilderness. The folk music adds to the flavor of the movie. This movie is a masterpiece and stands in its own league. It has no equal to compare with. If you like down to earth movies about the real West, this is definitely a movie to own.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted November 13, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted August 12, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted June 17, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 9 Customer Reviews