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The Reagans

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Director: Robert Allan Ackerman

Cast: Judy Davis, James Brolin, Zeljko Ivanek

     
 
Director Robert Allan Ackerman's controversial presidential biopic The Reagans stars James Brolin and Judy Davis as Ronald and Nancy Reagan, roles that netted each actor a Golden Globe nomination. After being dumped by CBS under pressure from conservatives, the film was aired on Showtime and finds its way to DVD with this release from Lion's Gate. The disc

Overview

Director Robert Allan Ackerman's controversial presidential biopic The Reagans stars James Brolin and Judy Davis as Ronald and Nancy Reagan, roles that netted each actor a Golden Globe nomination. After being dumped by CBS under pressure from conservatives, the film was aired on Showtime and finds its way to DVD with this release from Lion's Gate. The disc features a widescreen transfer as well as Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. Along with the film itself, there are several supplemental items also included. Most notably, Ackerman joins executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron on a feature-length audio commentary track. In addition, there is a selection of scenes excised from the final cut and an interview with Brolin.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/18/2004
UPC:
0707729130239
Original Release:
2003
Rating:
NR
Source:
Lions Gate
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
3:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; 16 x 9 widescreen version; 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround; Audio commentary with executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron and director Robert Allan Ackerman; "James Brolin on Being a Republican" (interview with the actor); Extended scenes too controversial for network TV

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Judy Davis Nancy Reagan
James Brolin Ronald Reagan
Zeljko Ivanek Michael Deaver
Mary Beth Peil Edith Davis
Bill Smitrovich Alexander Haig
Shad Hart Ron Reagan Jr.
Zoie Palmer Patti Reagan
Francis-Xavier McCarthy Actor
John Stamos John Sears
Frank Moore Actor
Aidan Devine Actor

Technical Credits
Robert Allan Ackerman Director
Mike Brown Editor
James Chressanthis Cinematographer
Barbara Dunphy Production Designer
Elizabeth Egloff Screenwriter
Melissa Kent Editor
Lynn Raynor Producer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Titles [1:38]
2. Meeting Nancy [4:27]
3. 77 Lives [5:37]
4. Reason to Stay [4:18]
5. Pregnancy & Proposal [7:08]
6. Turning Republican [7:42]
7. Family Ties [6:04]
8. Backroom Deals [5:18]
9. Running for Governor [6:14]
10. Leave It to Deaver [5:46]
11. Not His Time [6:10]
12. The Offspring [4:47]
13. Playing Spoiler [5:34]
14. A New Campaign [5:57]
15. Mommy to the Rescue [5:35]
16. Projected Winner [4:35]
17. Under New Management [4:48]
18. A Couple of Ham Actors [4:26]
19. Assassination Attempt [6:13]
20. On Schedule [5:55]
21. Part of God's Plan [5:34]
22. Firing Haig [3:59]
23. Secondhand Clothes [6:57]
24. Confronting AIDS [6:03]
25. Re-Election Time [5:40]
26. Damage Control [4:46]
27. Forgetfulness [5:02]
28. Arms for Hostages [4:30]
29. Iran-Contra Affair [7:45]
30. Ample Evidence [5:12]
31. Saying Goodbye [4:57]
32. Epilogue/End Credits [2:54]

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