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Minority Report
Genre: Science Fiction

Reviewed In Issue 69 (Feb 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max Von Sydow, Lois Smith, Peter Stormare, Tim Blake Nelson, Steve Harris & Kathryn Morris

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 5
DTS Sound Rating: 5+
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
There is a second disc of supplemental features which begins with a From Story To Screen selection offering two featurettes: the 10-minute "Minority Report: The Story, The Debate" and nine minutes about "The Players." Moving on to menu Deconstructing Minority Report, begin with a nine-minute introduction to "The World Of Minority Report," an eight-minute set design featurette on "Precrime And Precogs," five minutes deconstructing "The Spyder Sequence," a five-minute "Precog Visions" segment, and, finally, a five minute look at the "Vehicles Of The Future." The Stunts Of Minority Report leads to a submenu of three stunt sequences from the movie (three minutes each): the Maglev Escape, the Hoverpack Chase, and The Car Factory. For all of you visual effects buffs out there, ILM And Minority Report offers a five minute "Introduction;" a five minute featurette on the "Holograms" used in the movie; and brief, but revealing, featurettes on the "Hall Of Containment," "Maglev," "Hovercrafts And Hoverpacks," and the "Cyberparlor." The Final Report is a four-minute segment featuring interviews with Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg. Don

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): DreamWorks Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 89989
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Violence, brief language, some sexuality and drug content
(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Two DVD-9 Discs
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 145
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2002
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 12/17/02
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Steven Spielberg
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Special Notes:
Also available in a separate full screen edition.

Story Synopsis:
In the year 2054, John Anderton (Cruise) works as a pre-crime detective in Washington D.C., saving potential victims by arresting murderers before they commit the crime. Innocent till proven guilty? Not really. It is all done by using the visions of three always-accurate super-psychics (or

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced DVD delivers a highly stylized picture that has a gritty texture provided by the retained film grain in the source element. Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski and director Steven Spielberg, collaborating for the sixth time, wanted viewers to almost

The Dolby

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