The Mechanic

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Overview

Michael Winner directs tough guy Charles Bronson in the thriller The Mechanic, which comes to DVD with a pair of transfers. The widescreen anamorphic transfer preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1, and is preferable to the standard full-frame image. English and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. English, French, and Spanish subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include the original theatrical trailer. This is a fine, inexpensive release from MGM/UA that will be of...
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Overview

Michael Winner directs tough guy Charles Bronson in the thriller The Mechanic, which comes to DVD with a pair of transfers. The widescreen anamorphic transfer preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1, and is preferable to the standard full-frame image. English and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. English, French, and Spanish subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include the original theatrical trailer. This is a fine, inexpensive release from MGM/UA that will be of special interest to Bronson fans.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Original theatrical trailer; English: Mono; French: Mono; English, French & Spanish language subtitles
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/8/2002
  • UPC: 027616880109
  • Original Release: 1972
  • Rating:

  • Source: 20Th Century Fox
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1), Theatre Wide-Screen (1.85.1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Mono
  • Language: English, Français
  • Time: 1:39:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 24,952

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Charles Bronson Arthur Bishop
Keenan Wynn Harry McKenna
Jan-Michael Vincent Steve McKenna
Jill Ireland Prostitute
Linda Ridgeway Louise
Father Amando DeVincenzo Priest
Christine Forbes Bikini Waitress
Hiroyasu Fujishima Aikido Master
Frank de Kova Syndicate Head
Steve Cory Messenger
Enzo Fiermonte The Mark
Martin Gordon American Tourist
Takayuki Kubota Yamoto, Karate Master
Athena Lorde Old Woman
Pat O'Moore Old Man
Kevin O'Neal Cam
Ernie F. Orsatti Chickin Lickin' Driver
Celeste Yarnall The Mark's Girl
Howard Morton Car Polish Man
James Davidson Intern
Steve Vinovich Policeman
Robert Jaffe Party Guest
Linda Grant Bathtub Girl
Louise Fitch Librarian
Hank Hamilton Kori
Michael Hinn Rifle Range Attendant
Lindsay Crosby Policeman
Gerald Saunderson Peters Butler
J.N. Roberts Gang Leader
Frank Orsatti Bodyguard #2
Sara Taft Garden Party Woman
John Barclay Garden Party Man
Alan R. Gibbs Bodyguard #1
Jerry Fielding Conductor
Technical Credits
Michael Winner Director
Lewis John Carlino Producer, Screenwriter
Robert Chartoff Producer
Jerry Fielding Score Composer, Musical Direction/Supervision
Alan R. Gibbs Stunts
Richard H. Kline Cinematographer
Lambert Marks Costumes/Costume Designer
Rodger Maus Art Director
Robert Paynter Cinematographer
Philip Rhodes Makeup
Herbert Westbrook Art Director
Frederick Wilson Editor
Irwin Winkler Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 -- [WS]
1. Main Title/Research [5:55]
2. Hit [9:37]
3. Bad Fathers [3:53]
4. Nothing Personal [7:08]
5. Love Letter [3:49]
6. Curiosity [3:43]
7. Tested Resolve [8:38]
8. Inside Bishop [7:00]
9. A Part of the Action [5:03]
10. First Assignment [3:00]
11. Sloppy Job [2:20]
12. The Boss Calls [7:17]
13. Marked [5:10]
14. Napoli [4:54]
15. Set-Up [6:30]
16. Arrivederci/Credits [10:46]
Side #2 -- [FS]
1. Main Title/Research [:09]
2. Hit [5:55]
3. Bad Fathers [9:37]
4. Nothing Personal [3:53]
5. Love Letter [7:08]
6. Curiosity [3:49]
7. Tested Resolve [3:43]
8. Inside Bishop [8:38]
9. A Part of the Action [7:00]
10. First Assignment [5:03]
11. Sloppy Job [3:00]
12. The Boss Calls [2:20]
13. Marked [7:17]
14. Napoli [5:10]
15. Set-Up [4:54]
16. Arrivederci/Credits [6:30]
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Menu

Side #1 -- [WS]
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Theatrical Trailer
   Languages
      Spoken Languages
         English
         Français
      Subtitles
         English
         Français
         Español
         None
Side #2 -- [FS]
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Theatrical Trailer
   Languages
      Spoken Languages
         English
         Français
      Subtitles
         English
         Français
         Español
         None
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