Big Fat Liar

Big Fat Liar

Frankie Muniz
Director: Shawn Levy Cast: Frankie Muniz
Frankie Muniz
, Paul Giamatti
Paul Giamatti
, Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes
Shawn Levy

DVD (Pan & Scan / DTS)

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Wackiness ensues in the kid's comedy Big Fat Liar. The film is presented in a cropped 1.33:1 full-frame ratio that looks excellent. Aside of the picture being a pan-and-scan version, the image displays vibrant colors and dark black levels. Without any defects or imperfections marring the image, this transfer should please fans (read: kids) of the film. The soundtrack is presented in both Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround and DTS Surround, both in English. Each of these tracks are very full and bombastic with the music score (mostly pop songs) coming in loud and clear. All aspects of the mix are free and clear of any excessive hiss or distortion. Also included on this disc is a Dolby 5.1 track in French, as well as English and Spanish subtitles. The extra features on this edition of Big Fat Liar are plentiful enough to keep children busy for hours. Starting off the disc are two commentary tracks, one by director Shawn Levy and a second by star Frankie Muniz. Each of these tracks offer a good deal of production information and anecdotes about the film's shoot. A short behind-the-scenes featurette is nothing more than a fluffy extended trailer for the film. Finally, there are some Spyro video game tips, as well as a handful of deleted scenes which offer little insight into the story or characters.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/24/2002
UPC: 0025192197529
Original Release: 2002
Rating: PG
Source: Universal Studios
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:28:00
Sales rank: 42,349

Special Features

Closed Caption; Amanda Byrnes hosted menus; "Are You a Big Fat Liar?" truth-telling game; Commentary with star Frankie Muniz and director Shawn Levy; The making of "Big Fat Liar"; Trivia challenge; Deleted Scenes; Spyro Video Game Extras only iavailable on this DVD: ; Cheat code to turn Spyro blue in Spyro 2: Season of Flame ; Sneak peek of Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly; Special new Spyro web game; Interactive Universal Studios backlot adventure; Behind-the-scenes featurette

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Frankie Muniz Jason Shepherd
Paul Giamatti Marty Wolf
Amanda Bynes Kaylee
Amanda Detmer Monty Kirkham
Donald Faison Frank Jackson
Lee Majors Vince
Sandra Oh Mrs. Caldwell
Russell Hornsby Marcus Duncan
Michael Bryan French Harry Shepherd
Christine Tucci Carol Shepherd
Sean O'Bryan Leo
Amy Hill Jocelyn Davis
Marissa Parker Reporter
Mike Smith Limo Driver
Shawn Levy Wolf Party Guest
John Cho Dustin Wong
Matthew Frauman Lester Golub
Don Yesso Rocco Malone
Rebecca Corry Astrid Barker
Sparkle Grandma Pearl
Taran Killam Bret Callaway
Alex Breckenridge Janie Shepard
Ned Brower Rudy
John Gatins Tow Truck Driver
Andre Rosey Brown Security Guard
Steven Shenbaum Tram Guide
Jake Miner Aaron
Ted Rooney Boring Teacher
Marisa Petroro reporter
Randall Newsome Photography
Michelle Griffin Shandra Duncan
Andrea Sevilla Housekeeper
Pamela Paulshock Female Extra
Tracey Cherelle Jones Penny
Pat O'Brien Himself
Brian Turk The Masher
Sandy Gimpel Old Lady
Tim Haldeman Surburban Dad
Timmy Fitzpatrick Darren
Corinne Reilly Wolf Party Guest
Dustin Diamond Wolf Party Guest
Bart Myer Wolf Party Guest
Kenan Thompson Party Goer
Kanan Hooker ninja kid
Houston Hooker ninja kid
C.J. Picerni ninja kid

Technical Credits
Shawn Levy Director
Seth Arnett Stunts
Bobbi Banks Editor
Christophe Beck Score Composer
Howard Berger Makeup,Special Effects
Jonathan Brown Cinematographer
Joe Camp Asst. Director
Marie Cantin Co-producer
Pat Falls Stunts
Michelle Morris Gertz Casting
Michael Goldman Executive Producer
Robert C. Goldstein Set Decoration/Design
Marilyn Graf Editor
William Hooper Sound Editor
Gary Jones Musical Direction/Supervision
Dave Jordan Musical Direction/Supervision
Dave Jordan Musical Direction/Supervision
Nick Karas Special Effects
Rick Kelly Art Director
Karey Kirkpatrick Screenwriter
Dale Myrand Camera Operator
Christopher Nelson Makeup,Special Effects
Terence Nightengall Camera Operator
Patrick O'Sullivan Sound Editor
David Obermeyer Sound/Sound Designer
Charles Papert Camera Operator
Stuart H. Pappe Editor
Frank Pezza Art Director
Kimberly Ray Editor
Matt Rebenkoff Art Director
Brian Robbins Original Story,Producer,Screenwriter
Dena Roth Set Decoration/Design
Nina Ruscio Production Designer
Dan Schneider Original Story,Screenwriter
Ellie Smith Art Director
Erik Stabenau Stunts
Mike Tollin Producer
Jojo Villanueva Musical Direction/Supervision

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Jason the Liar [5:10]
2. 1000 Words in 3 Hour [1:50]
3. The Big Producer [5:31]
4. Wolf's New Picture [3:06]
5. Off to California [5:33]
6. A Meeting with Marty [:13]
7. Phase 1: The Surveillance [:01]
8. Phase 2: The Take Down [8:07]
9. Marty the Clown [2:39]
10. Car Trouble [1:19]
11. Phase 3: The Twist [5:54]
12. A Hollywood Lesson [5:17]
13. Phase 4: The Payback [2:24]
14. Showdown [:14]
15. To Tell the Truth [:03]
16. Leap of Faith [2:52]
17. Story by Jason Shepherd [2:29]
18. End Titles [5:23]

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