Sweet Home AlabamaDirector: Andy Tennant
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Romantic comedies on DVD are often cash cows for studios, and with the all the enjoyable extras milked into Touchstone Home Entertainment's Sweet Home Alabama, this is one disc sure to rise to the top. Starring Reese Witherspoon, Patrick Dempsey, and Candice Bergen, Sweet Home Alabama is a charming film about a self-made New York designer who must rendezvous with her Southern roots before her new life can flourish. The movie, presented in anamorphic video, is shown in 2.35:1 widescreen with crisp colors and clear projection. The Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound is decent, especially during the conversations and Civil War "battle" scenes. Not much in terms of groundbreaking surround sound, but this is a romantic comedy, not an apocalyptic war adventure. A French language track is also available. In terms of extras, Touchstone included those viewer-friendly options that many fans of this genre will enjoy. There's a SHeDAISY music video and 12 chapter selections. The director's screen-specific audio commentary is worth a watch, especially since Andy Tennant uses this platform to really discuss his passion for this film as well as what funny things happened during the shoot. The anecdotes alone are worth listening to. But by far, the best extra on the disc is "Off the Cutting Room Floor," a collection of eight deleted scenes with an introduction by Tennant. To top that off is the always-popular alternate ending feature, with commentary.
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- Walt Disney Video
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- [Wide Screen]
- [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
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Cast & Crew
|Reese Witherspoon||Melanie Carmichael|
|Josh Lucas||Jake Perry|
|Candice Bergen||Mayor Katherine Hennings|
|Mary Kay Place||Pearl Smooter|
|Fred Ward||Earl Smooter|
|Jean Smart||Stella Kay|
|Ethan Embry||Bobby Ray|
|Mary Lynn Rajskub||Dorothea|
|Nathan Lee Graham||Frederick|
|Dakota Fanning||Young Melanie|
|Mark Matkevich||Tom Darovsic|
|Ted Manson||Colonel Murphy|
|Ambre Lake||Wedding Coordinator|
|Sophie de Rakoff Carbonell||Costumes/Costume Designer|
|C. Jay Cox||Screenwriter|
|Louis D'Esposito||Asst. Director|
|Douglas J. Eboch||Original Story|
|Mary H. Ellis||Sound/Sound Designer|
|George Fenton||Score Composer|
|Michael Fottrell||Executive Producer|
|Clay Griffith||Production Designer|
|Jon Jashni||Executive Producer|
|Wink Mordaunt||Executive Producer|
|Neal H. Moritz||Producer|
|Jay Pelissier||Art Director|
|Lisa K. Sessions||Set Decoration/Design|
|Dawn Solér||Musical Direction/Supervision|
|Troy T. Takaki||Editor|
|Laura Z. Wasserman||Musical Direction/Supervision|
1. Opening Credits/Lightning Strikes
2. The Proposal
3. The Smooters
4. Redecorating the House
5. Carried Home
6. Touring the Carmichael Plantation
7. Street Fair
8. Saying Goodbye
9. Planning a Southern Wedding
10. The Wedding
11. The Right Groom
12. End Credits
Audio Commentary With Director Andy Tennant
Off the Cutting Room Floor
Erin Spills Coffee
Melanie Talks to Erin
Press Hounds Melanie/Erin
Pan Reads Melanie Her Reviews
Andrew Calls Melanie & Erin Flirts
Phone Call Montage
Kate Meets Erin
Alternate Ending With Introduction by Director Andy Tennant
"Mine All Mine" Music Video
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English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
French Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
English for the Hearing Impaired
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Reese Witherspoon just comes to deliver fun in Sweet Home Alabama.You'll absouluty love it.
Sweet Home Alabama is such a funny, cute, and enjoyable movie to watch over and over again. Reese Witherspoon is awesome in this movie. If you haven't already seen this movie, I recommend seeing it.
Wity and fun this movie is great entertainment. Reese Witherspoon is absolutely charming in it and the chemistry between all the characters is amazing.
This movie is one of the best movies I have seen in a long time. I like that fact that she leaves her old life only to eventually come back to it. Even when she worked so hard to leave it behind her.
She does it again! Reese Witherspoon is wonderful in this movie.This movie has it all -humor, laughter,and Romance.For those who don't know ,the movie is about Melanie(WItherspoon) who is a fashion clothes desinger in New York City. After accepting a proposal she has to return home to Alabama to get a divorce from the husband she left behind. But she realizes that he is her true love. I recommed this movie is for anyone young or old. I'm sure that you won't be disspointed. After i saw this movie i loved it! 5 stars for a wonderful movie!
I loved this movie I found myself smiling throughout the whole thing.
Great chick movie. Can watch it repeatedly.
I loved the movie, It was one of those funny love movies. Even my friend who won't watched Love Stories watched it and liked it!
Reese is very good in this romantic movie. A girl who goes to the big city,returns to her home town after excepting a proposal and to ask for a divorce from the husband she left behind.finds out he is her true love. for someone who likes these type movies you will love it as I did.
Sweet Home Alabama is a cute and entertaining romantic comedy and I enjoyed watching it and even bought the DVD. The acting was very good, especially by Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas and Patrick Dempsey, and Fred Ward and Mary Kay Place were also very good as the parents of Reese Witherspoon's character. My only complaint with the movie is that Reese's character Melanie wasn't always very likeable and in some scenes was just down out nasty and cruel but all in all I still like this movie and at least Melanie learned to become a nicer person!
This movie will make you laugh until you cry and it will also make you cry. Words can hardly describe how fantastic this movie is! Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, and Patrick Dempsey were just phenomenal. All of the characters were so unique and brilliant, and the overall story is just perfection in a romantic comedy!
This was such a great movie. I just happened to come across it because I was watching television and it came on after the Break-up and I just loved it.
I ABSOLUTELY LOVED THIS MOVIE. REESE WITHERSPOON MAKES YOU LAUGH AND CRY ALL AT ONCE. CANDICE BERGEN WAS PERFECT FOR HER ROLE. IT'S THE PERFECT DATE MOVIE FOR YOUNG AND OLD.
i like movies that i can enjoy for two hours or more.
The movie is awesome,totally awesome=) Not just Reese was great, but so was Josh Lucas. Critics say that he hasn't had his big role yet, but I think, that the part in ''Sweet Home...'' is incredible! Plus he has really blue eyes! I liked the movie a lot, Eathan Embry was cute too. The plot is touching and has a lot to tell about life and love...There couldn't have been the better cast for the movie about the South that the one chosen---Reese, Lucas, Dempsey, Ward, Bergen, Embry and others... Woohoo! Let the South rule!!...
This is a fabulous film! My husband wouldn't go see it because he thought they would 'dis' Alabama, and he's an Alabama boy. Not true! Very balanced and believable. Not a 'chic flick' - I absolutely loved it!
I have been obsessed with this movie since I first saw the previews for it last August/September. I saw it 3 times while it was out in theaters, and since the time my mom got it for me in February, I've fallen in love with it all over again. It really is one of the sweetest romantic comedies I have ever seen, and I sometimes wonder why I enjoy it so much because usually my movie obsessions run their courses quickly (except for the Lord of the Rings). This movie is peppered with a multitude of adorable scenes with Reese and Josh, who I might add is one of the FINEST men alive, and Patrick Dempsey is too sweet and cute! I still sometimes have a hard time with the fact that the two leading men are both GORGEOUS, but aside from that, I can't find anything wrong with this movie. This is one of those ultimate chick flicks--I wish I was in Reese's place! You'll definitely enjoy this romantic treat.