True Romance

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Overview

This two-disc set of Tony Scott's True Romance offers a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. English soundtracks are rendered in both DTS 5.1 and Dolby Digital Stereo. English, Spanish, and French subtitles are accessible. The extensive supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by Tony Scott, a second commentary from stars Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette, a third commentary track by Oscar-winning screenwriter Quentin Tarantino, ...
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Overview

This two-disc set of Tony Scott's True Romance offers a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. English soundtracks are rendered in both DTS 5.1 and Dolby Digital Stereo. English, Spanish, and French subtitles are accessible. The extensive supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by Tony Scott, a second commentary from stars Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette, a third commentary track by Oscar-winning screenwriter Quentin Tarantino, storyboards, deleted scenes with optional director's commentary, a featurette, a photo gallery, the original theatrical trailer, an alternate ending with optional commentary from both Scott and Tarantino, and a variety of supporting actors Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer, Brad Pitt, Michael Rapaport providing scene-specific commentary. This is an outstanding set from Warner Bros.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Digitally remastered picture and sound for home theaters; Three separate feature-length audio commentaries by stars Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette, director Tony Scott, and writer Quentin Tarantino; Feature-length storyboard track; Deleted and extended scenes with optional director commentary; Alternate ending with optional director and writer commentaries; Selective commentaries with Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer, Brad Pitt, and Michael Rapaport; Interactive behind-the-scenes featurette; Animated photo gallery; Vintage 1993 featurette; Theatrical trailer and TV spots; Cast & crew film highlights; Animated interactive menus; Enhanced features for your DVD-ROM PC: Screenplay viewer with storyboards; original production notes; web links
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/24/2002
  • UPC: 085392279623
  • Original Release: 1993
  • Rating:

  • Source: Warner Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / DTS
  • Sound: DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:01:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 23,450

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Christian Slater Clarence Worley
Patricia Arquette Alabama Worley
Dennis Hopper Clifford Worley
Gary Oldman Drexl Spivey
Brad Pitt Floyd - Dick's Roomate
Christopher Walken Vincenzo Coccotti
Val Kilmer Mentor
Bronson Pinchot Elliot Blitzer
Michael Rapaport Dick Ritchie
Saul Rubinek Lee Donowitz
Chris Penn Nick Dimes
Tom Sizemore Cody Nicholson
Samuel L. Jackson Big Don
Frank Adonis Frankie
Victor Argo Lenny
Paul Bates Marty
Michael Beach Wurlitzer
Paul Ben-Victor Luca
John Cenatiempo 1st Squad Cop
Kevin Corrigan Marvin
Joe D'Angerio Police Radio Operator
Said Faraj Burger Man
Conchata Ferrell Mary Louise Ravencroft
James Gandolfini Virgil
Dennis Garber 1st Lobby Cop
Risa Bramon Garcia
Steve Gonzales L.A. Officer
Billy Hopkins
Patrick John Hurley Monty
Eric Allan Kramer Boris
Anna Levine Lucy
Lawrence Mason Floyd "D"
Maria Pitillo Kandi
Gregory Sporleder Burger Stand Customer
Technical Credits
Tony Scott Director
Gary Barber Executive Producer, Producer
Susan Becker Costumes/Costume Designer
Don Edmonds Co-producer
Benjamin Fernandez Production Designer
Risa Bramon Garcia Casting
Samuel Hadida Producer
Billy Hopkins Casting
William B. Kaplan Sound/Sound Designer
Jeffrey Kimball Cinematographer
Mark Mancina Score Composer
Stan Margulies Executive Producer
James Murakami Art Director
Steve Perry Producer
Chuck Picerni Jr. Stunts
James G. Robinson Executive Producer
Thomas Roysden Set Decoration/Design
James W. Skotchdopole Co-producer
Quentin Tarantino Screenwriter
Michael Tronick Editor
Bill Unger Producer
Christian Wagner Editor
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Ellen Wong Makeup
Hans Zimmer Score Composer
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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Feature Film
1. Common Interests ("Graceland")
2. Sometimes the Other Way (Credits)
3. At the Movies
4. Q & A ("In Dreams")
5. Making Love ("Wounded Bird")/Coming Clean
6. Newlyweds ("White Wedding")
7. Drexl Does Business ("Skinny (They Can't Get Enough)")
8. Advice From the King ("Heartbreak Hotel")
9. Roughhouse With Drexl ("I Want Your Body")
10. So Romantic
11. Family Reunion ("A Little Bitty Tear")
12. A Very Fine Actor
13. Fond Farewell to a Cute Couple
14. Hold the Phone ("Chantilly Lace")
15. Ancestry of the Antichrist
16. Welcome to L.A. ("The Other Side")
17. Riding High With Elliot
18. Talking Cinema With Lee
19. Floyd's Visitor
20. Motel Mayhem
21. Alabama Strikes Back
22. Elliot Becomes a Star ("The Tender Trap")
23. Travel Ideas/Dick's Good News
24. "We Know What We're Doing."
25. Putting Elliot to the Test
26. Directions From Floyd
27. Seeing Doctor Zhivago ("All the Way")
28. Convincing Lee/Cooler Than Cool
29. Roomful of Guns
30. Roomful of More Guns
31. The Line of Fire
32. For Cody and Clarence
33. Into the Sunset
34. End Credits ("Two Hearts")
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Menu

Side #1 -- Feature Film
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      Director's Storyboard Track
         Play
      DVD-Rom
   Languages
      Soundtracks: English DTS
      Soundtracks: English Dolby 5.1 Surround
      Soundtracks: English Dolby Stereo Surround
      Commentaries
         The Stars: Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette
         The Director: Tony Scott
         The Writer: Quentin Tarantino
      Subtitles: English
      Subtitles: Spanish
      Subtitles: French
      Subtitles: Off
Side #2 -- Special Features
   Behind-the-Scenes
      Play
   Selective Commentaries
      Dennis Hopper
      Val Kilmer
      Brad Pitt
      Michael Rapaport
   Deleted & Extended Scenes
      Play All
         Director Commentary by Tony Scott
         No Commentary
      At the Movies
         Director Commentary by Tony Scott
         No Commentary
      Heroes for Sale
         Director Commentary by Tony Scott
         No Commentary
      He Really Loved Her
         Director Commentary by Tony Scott
         No Commentary
      Coming Clean
         Director Commentary by Tony Scott
         No Commentary
      Drexl Does Business
         Director Commentary by Tony Scott
         No Commentary
      An Amazing Girl
         Director Commentary by Tony Scott
         No Commentary
      No Cheers
         Director Commentary by Tony Scott
         No Commentary
      Vincenzo's Vendetta
         Director Commentary by Tony Scott
         No Commentary
      "We Know What We're Doing"
         Director Commentary by Tony Scott
         No Commentary
      Playing "What If?"
         Director Commentary by Tony Scott
         No Commentary
      Elliot's Motivation
         Director Commentary by Tony Scott
         No Commentary
   Alternate Ending
      View With Director Commentary by Tony Scott
      View With Writer Commentary by Quentin Tarantino
      View With No Commentary
   Cast & Crew
      Christian Slater
      Patricia Arquette
      Dennis Hopper
      Val Kilmer
      Gary Oldman
      Brad Pitt
      Christopher Walken
      Bronson Pinchot
      Samuel L. Jackson
      Michael Rapaport
      Saul Rubinek
      Chris Penn
      Tom Sizemore
      Quentin Tarantino
      Tony Scott
   Publicity Gallery
      Theatrical Trailer
      TV Spots: Cast
      TV Spots: Chasing
      EPK Original 1993 Featurette
      Animated Photo Gallery
      Morgan Creek DVDs
         Ace Ventura Pet Detective
         American Outlaws
         Chill Factor
         The In Crowd
         Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
         Young Guns 2
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Great cast + great writing = great film

    With a cast that includes Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Brad Pitt and especially written by legendary filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, True Romance stands above and beyond most of the films of the 90's. When shy Clarence meets his call-girl wife Alabama, they decide to leave their old life behind. However, first he must right some wrongs involving drug-dealer/pimp played by Gary Oldman. This, of course, doesn't go as planned and they go on the run to California with a suitcase full of drugs. While Director Tony Scott's view does the film justice, the stand out element is the witty dialogue. The screenplay produced by Tarantino is virtually unmatched. Another important point, is the way the actors effortlessly flow off one another, simply adding to its authenticity. This movie should definetly be part of your collection.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    True Romance is Unforgettable

    This is one of the best movies i have ever seen.I thought starting out that this movie was crap,but it ending up being so sexy,exciting,emotional and unforgettable.I wish every person in the world would watch this movie.Dont let the title fool you.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2004

    Raunchy yet...pure!

    The dialog is fabulous! It's the best love story of the 90's! This movie is super rad!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I WILL NEVER LOOK AT A PHONE BOTH THE SAME WAY EVER AGAIN!

    ALL I CAN SAY IS IT IS A HELL OF A RIDE FROM START TO FINISH WITH SOME OF THE BEST SCENES (THE HOTEL ROOM'S) SLATER DOES A GREAT JOB WITH THIS ROLL. AND THE PHONE BOTH WELL NUF SAID...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    HEY, IS THAT TONY SOPRANO

    I LOVE THIS FILM, THE SCENE WITH DENNIS HOPPER AND CHRISTOPHER WALKEN RIGHT BEFORE HE SHOOTS HIM IS GREAT. TALK ABOUT HAVING A BRASS PAIR!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    My all-time favorite movie!

    The best Tarantino flick!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    What a Cast

    The beauty of this film is the superb cast that is able to give the perfect performance for a Tarantino script. Especially the British Gary Oldman who is marvelous in an over-the-top performance.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A classic

    I don't really know what's so endearing about this movie, Slaters laid back style or Arquettes depth of character... One thing's for sure, you'll watch the movie over and over again. Its one of those movies that you just don't want to end (like Pulp Fiction for me). I can honestly say that its as fresh the first time you watch it as it is the 20th. Now that's what I call a good movie!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    the best love story ever

    This film has it all. It has sex, drugs, violence, romance, and a killer score. Christian Slater, who plays the main character Clarence, pulls off the very best performance of his career, and Patricia Arquette who plays Alabama, the hooker with a heart of gold, was worthy of an Academy Award. The cast, which includes film greats Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Gary Oldman, and Brad Pitt, speaks for itself. One of the greatest tough guy scenes of all time occurs between Hopper, who plays Clarence's father, and Walken, the gangster chasing after the newlyweds Clarence and Alabama. The dialogue in that scene is darkly hilarious and is without question one of the finest moments in film history. Another hghlight of film is the hotel room scene between Alabama and one of the gangsters chasing them. By the end of the graphically violent scene, you want to take the shotgun from Alabama's bloody hands and shake it over your head as well. This underrated film is the best thing to happen to the love story since Bonnie and Clyde. A definite must see, and a cult classic.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Quite simply a good flick

    If you are looking for something out of the usual, this is it, captured my attention at the beginning.

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