The Big Empty

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Overview

Steve Anderson's debut feature, The Big Empty, gets a four-star DVD release with this disc from Lion's Gate Home Entertainment. The film is presented in a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio. English soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Stereo. The copious supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by Anderson, deleted scenes and alternate scenes with optional commentary from Anderson, a making-of featurette, a slide show of still ...
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Overview

Steve Anderson's debut feature, The Big Empty, gets a four-star DVD release with this disc from Lion's Gate Home Entertainment. The film is presented in a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio. English soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Stereo. The copious supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by Anderson, deleted scenes and alternate scenes with optional commentary from Anderson, a making-of featurette, a slide show of still photographs titled "The Big Empty Picture Show" with optional commentary by the director, a gag reel, and trailers. This is a fully loaded disc for a film that was barely seen on the big screen.
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Special Features

Director's commentary; Making of the Big Empty; The Big Empty Picture Show with commentary; Deleted scenes with commentary; Alternate and extended scenes with commentary; Gag reel; Costume gallery; Trailer gallery; Scene selections
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/20/2004
  • UPC: 012236127635
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Rating:

  • Source: Lions Gate
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:32:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 68,620

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jon Favreau John Person
Joey Lauren Adams Grace
Bud Cort Neely
Jon Gries Elron
Daryl Hannah Stella
Adam Beach Randy
Gary Framer Indian Bob
Rachael Leigh Cook Ruthie
Brent Briscoe Dan
Melora Walters Candy
Kelsey Grammer Agent Banks
Sean Bean Cowboy
Gary Farmer Bob
Danny Trejo Lt. Gates
Technical Credits
Steve Anderson Director, Screenwriter
Tony Adler Associate Producer
Dondi Bastone Musical Direction/Supervision
Steven Bickel Executive Producer
Steven Buhai Asst. Director
Kristin M. Burke Costumes/Costume Designer
Erin Cochran Art Director
Gregg L. Daniel Producer
Jon Favreau Executive Producer
Marc Goldsmith Associate Producer
Stephanie J. Gordon Set Decoration/Design
Steven G. Kaplan Executive Producer
Jeffrey Kramer Executive Producer
Doug Mankoff Producer
Chris Manley Cinematographer
Peter V. Meiselmann Sound/Sound Designer
Aaron Osborne Production Designer
Missy Parker Set Decoration/Design
Keith Resnick Producer
Scot Scalise Editor
Andrew Spaulding Producer
Brian Tyler Score Composer
Jory Weitz Casting
Peter Wetherell Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Title/In Pictures [3:33]
2. The Blue Suitcase [5:27]
3. Road to Baker [1:41]
4. Aloha Clerk [2:33]
5. Watering Hole [2:10]
6. All the Amenities [4:01]
7. "Hi, I'm Dan" [2:01]
8. Into Thin Beer [6:36]
9. Gutter Ball [3:09]
10. Candy [3:06]
11. Unwanted Attention [2:41]
12. "Strong Chin" [1:25]
13. Digging a Hole [8:20]
14. Metal Acuity [4:26]
15. Mixed Messages [3:31]
16. "Drive to Hawaii" [2:24]
17. Cowboy Justice [7:25]
18. Ordinary Persons [13:31]
19. Wide Awake [4:28]
20. An IRS Matter [3:12]
21. Hollywood Lanes [1:43]
22. End Credits [7:00]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
   Scene Index
   Set Up
      Audio: 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround
      Audio: 2.0 Dolby Digital Stereo
      Director's Commentary: On/Off
      Subtitles: Spanish
      Subtitles: None
   Special Features
      Making of the Big Empty
      The Big Empty Picture Show
         Play
         Director's Commentary: On/Off
      Deleted Scenes
         Something Strange is Going On
         Fun Is What We Do
         You Are so Good-Looking
         The Long Arm of the Law
         Watch Your Back Around Cowboys
         Goin' for a Ride
         Get in the Room
         Git Along Little Doggie
         Big Fan of Keno
         Director's Commentary: On/Off
      Alternate and Extended Scenes
         Alternate Scenes: Randy Threatens John
         Alternate Scenes: Stella and John Flirt
         Alternate Ending: Cowboy Bowls
         Extended Scenes: Randy's Speech in Desert
         Director's Commentary: On/Off
      Gag Reel
      Costume Concepts
      Trailer Gallery
         Coming Soon to Theatres: The Punisher
         Now Available on Videocassette and DVD: Dummy
         Now Available on Videocassette and DVD: Quicksand
         Now Available on Videocassette and DVD: The Big Empty
         Now Available on Videocassette and DVD: Step Into Liquid
         Now Available on Videocassette and DVD: Made
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