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Les Mayfield's update of The Absent-Minded Professor comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. A closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1, while Spanish and French soundtracks have been recorded in Dolby Digital Stereo. Subtitles are available in all three of those languages as well. Supplemental materials are limited to a theatrical trailer. Taking a nod from their animation releases, Disney makes this a bare-bones release. A featurette on the special effects, or even a Flubber game for children would have been appropriate.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/16/1998
UPC: 0717951000309
Original Release: 1997
Rating: PG
Source: Walt Disney Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [stereo]
Time: 1:34:00
Sales rank: 3,601

Special Features

French and Spanish language tracks; Theatrical trailer; Chapter search

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robin Williams Professor Philip Brainard
Marcia Gay Harden Sara Jean Reynolds
Christopher McDonald Wilson Croft
Raymond J. Barry Chester Hoenicker
Clancy Brown Smith
Ted Levine Wesson
Wil Wheaton Bennett Hoenicker
Edie McClurg Martha George
Jodi Benson Weebo
Scott Martin Gershin Flubber
Julie Morrison Webbette
Leslie Stefanson Sylvia
Adryenn Ashley Actor

Technical Credits
Les Mayfield Director
Agamemnon Andrianos Sound/Sound Designer
Tom Bertino Special Effects Supervisor
Peter Crosman Special Effects Supervisor
Dean Cundey Cinematographer
Danny Elfman Score Composer
April Ferry Costumes/Costume Designer
Nancy Foy Casting
John Hughes Producer,Screenwriter
Erin Kemp Set Decoration/Design
Daniel May Set Decoration/Design
Andrew McAlpine Production Designer
Ricardo Mestres Producer
David Nicksay Executive Producer
Michael Polaire Co-producer
Nilo Rodis Associate Producer
Harvey Rosenstock Editor
Matthew Rowland Asst. Director
Douglas Hans Smith Special Effects Supervisor
Michael A. Stevenson Editor
James Tocci Art Director
Bill Walsh Screenwriter

Scene Index

Chapter Selection
0. Chapter Selection
1. Program Start [:14]
2. Wrong Class [:12]
3. Unwanted Visitor [4:19]
4. Strange Surprise [4:19]
5. Controlled Experiment [4:19]
6. "No Show" Explanation [:40]
7. Testing Flubber [4:08]
8. High Flyin' Ride [2:31]
9. What Happened? [2:20]
10. Pregame Pep Talk [5:51]
11. Mambo! [1:18]
12. Amazing 2nd Half [2:27]
13. A Visit With Sara [4:30]
14. An Offer For Flubber [5:29]
15. Intruders [2:15]
16. Negotiating A Deal [2:58]
17. Do It For Weebo [5:00]
18. End Credits [3:46]

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Flubber 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
DarkLotusICP4life More than 1 year ago
one seriously amazing movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Forgetful Professor Phillip Brainard inadvertently creates ''flying rubber'' in his lab, misses his wedding date repeatedly, and is menaced by bungling goons hired by a jealous rival out to steal his lady and his invention. Producer and co-screenwriter John Hughes renders the Disney classic, ''The Absent-Minded Professor'' for the digital-effects crowd, dusting it with the slapstick hyperbole of his ''Home Alone'' films and ''modern'' touches like Brainard's sassy floating personal robot, Weebo. Meanwhile, the flubber itself takes on a life of its own, executing a musical production number.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This movie should not be distributed because "Flubber" looks like green male-splooge!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Professor Phillip Brainard (Robin Williams) is a genius lost in thought. He appears, at times, not to pay attention. He's even forgotten two dates to marry his sweetheart Sara (Marcia Gay Harden). But then he has a lot on his mind. He's working with his high-voltage, humorous flying robot assistant, WEEBO, on an idea for a substance that is a revolutionary new source of energy. This invention may also save Medfield College from bankruptcy. He has another incentive, because Sara, his fiancé is the president of Medfield. Late on the afternoon of his third attempt at a wedding, all of Professor Brainerd’s hard work in the lab comes together. He creates miraculous goo. When applied to any object - cars, bowling balls, even people -this goo enables them to fly through the air at remarkable speeds. The stuff defies gravity and looks like rubber. What is it? Flubber! While watching this movie I really enjoyed it. It was very funny and adventurous. If I had something like Flubber I would use it to get to school everyday if I just so happen to be running late. I really don't know what the Flubber was made of but it had to be cool at times. I would recommend this movie to anyone that would like to laugh. This is a family-fun filled movie and should be watched if you have not seen yet.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago