The Mexican

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Overview

The DVD version of The Mexican comes with a widescreen anamorphic format (2.35:1 theatrical aspect ratio) and the following audio options: English (DTS Surround Sound and Dolby Digital 5.1), with English subtitles and closed-captioning also available. Special or bonus features that come with this DVD include a feature-length audio commentary by the film's director, some footage that did not appear in the original theatrical release (with an audio commentary included), a "making of" featurette, some production ...
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Overview

The DVD version of The Mexican comes with a widescreen anamorphic format (2.35:1 theatrical aspect ratio) and the following audio options: English (DTS Surround Sound and Dolby Digital 5.1), with English subtitles and closed-captioning also available. Special or bonus features that come with this DVD include a feature-length audio commentary by the film's director, some footage that did not appear in the original theatrical release (with an audio commentary included), a "making of" featurette, some production notes, and the usual theatrical trailers. While picture quality is fairly good, sound quality is astonishing in its resonance, sharpness, and clarity (some of this enhanced and amplified by the DTS Surround Sound).
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Special Features

Deleted scenes complete with filmmakers' commentary; HBO's "The Making of The Mexican" behind-the-scenes featurette; Insightful film commentary from director Gore Verbinski, plus other filmmakers; In-depth production notes & detailed cast biographies; Theatrical trailer
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Editorial Reviews

New York Times - Stephen Holden
It is a screwball road film whose plot skids through a succession of cleverly placed hairpin turns as it juggles goofy fantasy, light social commentary and off-kilter violence…In stealing the movie from its attractive co-stars, Mr. Gandolfini does them a favor by allowing them to relax. Although Ms. Roberts is as winsome as ever…In the wacky, goofy, peripatetic, therapy-besotted world of Mobsters Who Love Antique Pistols and the Women Who Love Them, they're O.K., I'm O.K., you're O.K., and everyone's O.K. But this is Hollywood, after all. And with Julia and Brad and the new-and-improved Tony Soprano linking arms, how could it be otherwise?
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/7/2001
  • UPC: 667068782226
  • Original Release: 2001
  • Rating:

  • Source: Dreamworks Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Cinemascope (2.35:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:03:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 79,985

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Brad Pitt Jerry Welbach
Julia Roberts Samantha
James Gandolfini Leroy
Bob Balaban Bernie Nayman
J.K. Simmons Ted
David Krumholtz Beck
Richard Coca Car Thief
Michael Cerveris Frank
Sherman Augustus Well Dressed Black Man
Castulo Guerra Joe the Pawnshop Owner
Gene Hackman Arnold Margolese
Alan Silvestri Conductor
Technical Credits
Gore Verbinski Director
Michael Atwell Art Director
Colleen Atwood Costumes/Costume Designer
John Baldecchi Producer
Chris J. Ball Executive Producer
William S. Beasley Co-producer
Lawrence Bender Producer
Sandra Cabriada Set Decoration/Design
Denise Chamian Casting
Craig Wood Editor
Rick Frederick Asst. Director
Juan Pablo Garcia Set Decoration/Design
Robert Greenfield Set Decoration/Design
Paul Hellerman Co-producer
Cecilia Montiel Production Designer
Tom Myers Sound/Sound Designer
Lee Orloff Sound/Sound Designer
Juan Pablo Set Decoration/Design
Aaron Ryder Executive Producer
Diego Sandoval Art Director
Alan Silvestri Score Composer
William Tyrer Executive Producer
Dariusz Wolski Cinematographer
J.H. Wyman Executive Producer, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Side #1
0. Scene Index
1. The Mexican [2:17]
2. Via Con Dios [6:35]
3. El Camino [3:53]
4. Señor Beck [4:33]
5. The Legend Of The Pistola [6:31]
6. These Boots [3:41]
7. Sam and Leroy [3:58]
8. Jerry and the Dog [2:59]
9. Trust Issues [4:00]
10. It's the American Way [4:14]
11. A Moment [5:42]
12. The Legend Part Dos [4:36]
13. Three's A Crowd [4:08]
14. Safety Dance [3:11]
15. She's in Vegas [5:35]
16. Why Can't We Be Friends [3:28]
17. You're My Guy [3:38]
18. Kevlar [4:47]
19. Plan B Now in Effect [2:44]
20. When Is Enough Enough? [:23]
21. Winston [7:49]
22. Never [5:56]
23. Return of the Thief [3:57]
24. Mr. Margolese/The Legend Part Tres [2:12]
25. Wrong Answer [10:03]
26. End Credits [6:30]
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Menu

Side #1
   Play
   Special Features
      Filmmakers' Commentary On
      Filmmakers' Commentary Off
      From the Cutting Room Floor
         It's Frank
         Why Can't We Be Friends?
         You Don't Know Me
         Marriage Is A Big Thing
         To America
         The Wedding
         It's Cursed,That Gun
         A Dull Ache
      The Making of "The Mexican"
      Theatrical Teaser
      Theatrical Trailer
      Cast
         Brad Pitt
         Julia Roberts
         James Gandolfini
         Bob Balaban
         J.K. Simmons
         David Krumholtz
         Richard Coca
         Michael Cerveris
         Sherman Augustus
         Castulo Guerra
      Filmmakers
         Gore Verbinski- Director
         Lawrence Bender- Producer
         John Baldecchi- Producer
         J.H. Wyman- Screenwriter/Executive Producer
         William Tyrer- Executive Producer
         Chris J. Ball- Executive Producer
         Aaron Ryder- Executive Producer
      Production Notes
   Subtitles
      Subtitles On
      Subtitles Off
   Audio
      Commentary with Director Gore Verbinski, Editor Craig Wood, and Writer J.H. Wyma
      Commentary with Director Gore Verbinski, Editor Craig Wood, and Writer J.H. Wyma
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    more from this reviewer

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    Eh- so so

    Of course I watched it- Brad Pitt was in it! But the movie wasn't great. There's only, like, one funny part I remember and the rest of the movie blah-ed me.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The only movie I found Brad Pitt cute...

    That s because this was where I saw him with bewildered, wide-eyed looks. Seen the scene where he stopped for the red light in the middle of nowhere only to realize that there was no traffic and he started looking both ways before he inched his car forward? Cute acting though, i.e so different from his role in the Ocean movies, Troy, etc. As for Julia Roberts, well, she's Julia Roberts. I think the movie has the perfect mix for a cast, plus it has a good story so still, I think it's great and I do recommend it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    James Gandolfini in a horrible movie ...

    OK, I think this movie is utter **ap. Roberts and Pitt give the term ''Overacting'' a whole new meaning. James Gandolfini on the other hand is genius. His scenes with Julia Roberts are excellent and very funny. I love this guy. I think it's still worth getting this dvd just for the scenes with Mr. Gandolfini it.

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