Whole Ten Yards
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Whole Ten Yards

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Director: Howard Deutch

Cast: Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet


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Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry return as a hitman and nervous yuppie who form an uneasy alliance in this sequel to the crime comedy The Whole Nine Yards, which gets a simple but well-executed presentation on DVD. This edition of The Whole Ten Yards has been given a pan-and-scanned transfer to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1. (A letterboxed…  See more details below


Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry return as a hitman and nervous yuppie who form an uneasy alliance in this sequel to the crime comedy The Whole Nine Yards, which gets a simple but well-executed presentation on DVD. This edition of The Whole Ten Yards has been given a pan-and-scanned transfer to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1. (A letterboxed widescreen edition is also available.) The audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital 5.1, featuring the original English-language soundtrack as well as an alternate dubbed French track. Optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish are also included. Bonus features include a commentary track from director Howard Deutch and screenwriter George Gallo, as well as the movie's theatrical trailer.

Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Ed Hulse
The unlikely teaming of action hero Bruce Willis and sitcom star Matthew Perry helped make the farcical black comedy The Whole Nine Yards a surprise comedy hit in 2000, and the boys are together again in this equally funny sequel. Perpetually fearful dentist Nicholas "Oz" Oseransky (Perry) has good reason to be afraid after Hungarian mobsters kidnap his beautiful wife, Cynthia (Natasha Henstridge). Too scared to get aid from the police, Oz turns to his old nemesis, former hit man Jimmy the Tulip (Willis), for help. But the now-retired Jimmy and his wife, Jill (Amanda Peet), have their own problems: Mobster Lazlo Gogolak (Kevin Pollak), eager to settle an old score, has found out where they're living. Director Howard Deutch weaves these seemingly disparate plot threads into a comedic quilt. Perry once again demonstrates a flair for physical comedy that complements his facile line delivery, and Willis shows a willingness to send up his post-Die Hard image as a tough guy. The only complaint is that the ravishing Henstridge isn't on screen as much as her costars, although she makes the most of her relatively few opportunities to score laughs. The denouement is a little silly, and some of the verbal gags fall flat, but overall The Whole Ten Yards can be depended upon for a rollicking good time.

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Special Features

Closed Caption; Commentary by director Howard Deutch and screenwriter George Gallo; Theatrical trailer; English and French languages; English, French, and Spanish subtitles

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bruce Willis Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski
Matthew Perry Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky
Amanda Peet Jill St. Claire
Kevin Pollak Laszlo
Natasha Henstridge Cynthia
Frank Collison Strabo
Johnny Messner Zevo
Silas Weir Mitchell Yermo
Tasha Smith Julie
Elisa Gallay Anya
Tallulah Belle Willis Buttercup Scout
Johnny Williams Vito
George Zapata Guy In Trunk #1
Carlo Zapata Guy In Trunk #2
McNally Sagal Maitre D'
Carl Ciarfalio Goon #1
Doc Duhame Goon #2
Buck MacDancer Goon #3
Monte Perlin Goon #4
Ian Quinn Goon #5
Brad Orrison Goon #6
Ned Bellamy Man In Diner
Emmett Shoemaker Son
Lou Beatty Bus Driver
Lily Kravets Birthday Guest #1
Jessica Flaherty Birthday Guest #2
Caitlin Morrison Birthday Guest #3
Barry Thompson Kiosk Vender
Amy Peitz Waitress
Franck Pesce Policeman #1
Robert Rusler Policeman #2
Irene Olga Lopez Mexican Woman
Julie Lott Bar Patron
Dusan Fager Stand In For Jimmy
Jon Donahue Stand In For Oz
Debbie Atkinson Stand In For Jill/Cynthia

Technical Credits
Howard Deutch Director
Spring Aspers Musical Direction/Supervision
Brian Avery Stunts
Gary Baxley Stunts
David Bergstein Executive Producer
Steve Blalock Stunts
Fred C. Blau Makeup
Bronwen Boyan Musical Direction/Supervision
Lou Carlucci Special Effects
K.C. Colwell Asst. Director
Max Daniels Stunts
William Dawson Special Effects
John Debney Score Composer
Rudy Dillon Costumes/Costume Designer
Stephen Eads Associate Producer
Eurlyne Epper Stunts
Seth Flaum Editor
Billy Fox Makeup
George Gallo Screenwriter
Erica Grace Stunts
Ira Hammons Costumes/Costume Designer
Paula Harris Asst. Director
Oliver Hengst Executive Producer
Alisa Hensley Stunts
Alix Hester Costumes/Costume Designer
James Holt Co-producer
Chris Howell Stunts
David Hugghins Stunts
Jimmy Graham Stunts
Mitchell Kapner Original Story
Gary Kasper Stunts
Allan Kaufman Producer
Dennis Keiffer Stunts
Brian Machleit Stunts
Spencer L. McDonald Camera Operator
Joseph Merhi Co-producer
Dan Monahan Sound Mixer
L. Justin Muller Art Director,Asst. Director
Nancy Nayor Casting
Brian Nordheim Camera Operator
Jen Sung Outerbridge Stunts
Doug Passarelli Special Effects
Julie Pearce Makeup
Dave Petterson Special Effects
Michael Pew Makeup
Damion Poitier Stunts
Captive Audience Prods. Makeup Special Effects
Jeff Pruitt Stunts
Gerald Quist Makeup
Virginia Randolph Production Designer
Virginia Randolph-Weaver Production Designer
Arnold Rifkin Producer
Larry Rippenkrogger Stunts
Darin John Rivetti Asst. Director
Neil Roach Cinematographer
Lisa M. Rowe Asst. Director
Elie Samaha Producer
Tim Sitarz Stunts
Andrew Slyder Costumes/Costume Designer
Tracee Stanley Executive Producer
R. Bruce Steinheimer Special Effects Supervisor
Andrew Stevens Executive Producer
Lori Stilson Costumes/Costume Designer
Sally Thornton Art Director
Edward Tise Sound Mixer
Basti Van Der Woude Asst. Director
Tony Vandenecker Special Effects
Gary Waiton Stunts
Dennis Weaver Camera Operator
Mark Weingarten Sound Mixer
Randy S. Westgate Makeup
David Willis Producer

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Torn Halves [2:17]
2. Not Quite a Hitwoman [4:42]
3. Shooting Blanks [1:24]
4. Who Sent You, Buttercup? [3:51]
5. Piece of Pie [3:04]
6. Pregnant and Fearful [2:55]
7. Oz's Visitors [5:00]
8. Headed South [3:20]
9. Back in the Game [4:15]
10. Anyone Hit Anything Yet? [4:25]
11. No Problems [3:14]
12. Fatherly Advice [3:26]
13. Hello, Strabo [4:00]
14. Cross Over the Cross [2:21]
15. Matters of Dysfunction [1:39]
16. Avoidance Behavior [1:50]
17. Feel My Broken Heart [4:51]
18. Trunkload of Trouble [5:09]
19. She's Out of Here [7:03]
20. Phone Static [2:50]
21. That Kind of Receptionist [3:17]
22. Grounds for Divorce [4:19]
23. Killer Jill [3:46]
24. Shoot Papa in the Foot [5:17]
25. In on the Plan [4:06]
26. End Credits [1:32]


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The Whole Ten Yards 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
Just OK. Rent it at a discount. It is not as good as the first one but is not awful, just OK.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The tempo of Whole Nine Yards was never rush and the humor was ingenious. By the time Whole Ten Yards came around, the story seemed pieced together from unordered scraps and snapshots (the poorly recorded commentary would agree). The humor in the original romantic comedy was lost; replacing it are the slapstick gags which aren't really funny at all. If you want to see the Whole Ten Yards because you liked the Whole Nine Yards, this investment will be a disappointment.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I remember watching Stop with the Kicking on HBO and instantly becoming a fan of Kevin Pollak. Finally someone gives him a chance to steal the show from a headlining star or stars. Matt Perry went overboard with the pratfalls, Willis was okay, but couldn't fall in love with the role.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago