The Great Outdoors

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Overview

Howard Deutch's comedy The Great Outdoors comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. English and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Surround. Spanish subtitles are accessible and the English soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include production notes, talent bios, and a theatrical trailer. Genre enthusiasts and fans of John Candy will want to give this disc a look, but there may not be enough here to interest the average...
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Overview

Howard Deutch's comedy The Great Outdoors comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. English and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Surround. Spanish subtitles are accessible and the English soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include production notes, talent bios, and a theatrical trailer. Genre enthusiasts and fans of John Candy will want to give this disc a look, but there may not be enough here to interest the average DVD collector.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/1998
  • UPC: 025192022821
  • Original Release: 1988
  • Rating:

  • Source: Universal Studios
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Theatre Wide-Screen (1.85.1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Surround
  • Language: English, Fran├žais
  • Time: 1:31:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 3,706

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dan Aykroyd Roman Craig
John Candy Chet Ripley
Stephanie Faracy Connie Ripley
Annette Bening Kate Craig
Chris Young Buck Ripley
Lucy Deakins Cammie
Ian Giatti Ben Ripley
Hilary Gordon Cara Craig
Rebecca Gordon Mara Craig
Robert Prosky Wally, Lodge Manager
Raleigh Bond Grandpa
Barry Thompson Kitchen Help
Zoaunne Le Roy Juanita
Nancy Lenehan Waitress
Lewis Arquette Herm
Britt Leach Reg
Cliff Bemis Boat Yard Owner
Paul Hansen Hot Dog Vendor
Debra Lee Ortega Dancing Biker Girl
Sierra Somerville Girl in Arcade
Christine Spiotta Woman in Crowd
Chris Bass Lodge Patron
Shirley Harris Lodge Customer
Christopher Kinsman Irate Customer
Andy Prosky Grill Chef
Brian Healy Man in Crowd
John Bloom Jimbo
Bart the Bear the bald-headed bear
Technical Credits
Howard Deutch Director
Sharon Busse Set Decoration/Design
John W. Corso Production Designer
Seth Flaum Editor
John Frazier Special Effects
Alan Friedman Makeup
William D. Gordean Editor
Nicky Holland Score Composer
Tom Jacobson Executive Producer, Producer
John Hughes Executive Producer, Producer, Screenwriter
Stephen J. Lim Associate Producer, Asst. Director
Charles James Newirth Production Manager
Thomas Newman Score Composer
Ben Nye Jr. Makeup
Kenny Ortega Choreography
Tom Rolf Editor
Arne Schmidt Producer
Walter Scott Stunts
Elena Spiotta Associate Producer
Marilyn Vance Costumes/Costume Designer
Ric Waite Cinematographer
Judith Weiner Casting
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Chapter List
1. Main Titles: The Great Outdoors [2:52]
2. Raman's Holiday [5:38]
3. Family Tensions [5:27]
4. A True Bear Story [8:28]
5. Hell On Water-skis [9:07]
6. Fun For The Whole Family [7:49]
7. City Boy Meets Local Girl [6:35]
8. Roman Fever. [4:10]
9. Bat Plan [4:47]
10. "the Old 96er" [4:30]
11. It All Started To Ooze Out [5:36]
12. There's One Born Every Minute [3:49]
13. Doing The Right Thing [2:51]
14. Double Trouble [6:13]
15. Baring The Bear [6:07]
16. End Credits: Race Ya Home? [6:18]
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Menu

Main
Side #1 --
Bonus Materials
   Production Notes
   Cast & Filmmakers
      Dan Aykroyd as Roman Craig
      John Candy as Chet Ripley
      Howard Deuche as Director
   Theatrical Trailers
Language Selection
   Spoken Language
   Captions & Subtitles
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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Family classic

    Glad to see this released on DVD. We have all but worn out the VHS. Classic family movie. Great for vacations. We love it!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    so very funny!

    man the Great outdoors is such a cool and funny flim when i watch it i really enjoy it a great movie from the 80's with John Candy Dan Aykroyd and Chris Young before he dod the movie Book Of Love what a great movie a man getting struck by lighting 66 times wow gotta hurt! LoL

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    One of the funniest movies ever!

    This movie is full of side-splitting humor... it will definitely tickle your funny bone! John Candy and Dan Ackroyd really take this comedy to the top! Great escapism!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    One of the Best Comedies of all time!

    Seriously guys...this is funny stuff! This ranks with Office Space, Dumb and Dumber and Old School! John Candy and Danny A at their best!

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