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Tuxedo, The
Genre: Action Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 71 (Apr 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Jackie Chan, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jason Isaacs, Debi Mazar, Ritchie Coster & Peter Stormare

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: 5
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
Extras features include nine deleted scenes, three extended scenes, and an eight-minute outtakes and bloopers reel, a 13-minute HBO First Look profile, cast and filmmaker bios, and production notes.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): DreamWorks Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 89976
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Action violence, sexual content and language
(Retail Price): $26.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 99
(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): 02/25/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Kevin Donovan
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Special Notes:
Also available in a separate 1.33:1 (4:3) modified full screen edition.

Story Synopsis:
Cab driver Jimmy Tong (Chan) is hired as a chauffeur for high financier Clark Devlin (Isaacs) but after his boss suffers an accident, Jimmy discovers that the man is not who he claimed to be. He is actually a secret agent for the CSA, and when Jimmy puts on "The Tuxedo" that Devlin wore, he discovers that it

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD often has a cold appearance provided by cool blues and grays in the color palette. Otherwise, colors are well balanced, with accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. Images are sharp and detailed, with many highly contrasted scenes and satisfying shadow delineation. There is some minor grain and dirt noticed in the source element. Edge enhancement and pixelization are occasional distractions, but otherwise this is a fine looking DVD. (Suzanne Hodges)

The 5.1-channel audio presentation is excellent in terms of fidelity, as well as spatial engagement. There

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