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Clear And Present Danger
Special Collector's Edition
Genre: Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 74 (July 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer, Joaquim De Almeida, Henry Czerny, Harris Yulin, Donald Moffat, Miguel Sandoval, Benjamin Bratt, Raymond Cruz, Dean Jones, Thora Birch & James Earl Jones

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 5
DTS Sound Rating: 5
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Supplements for this "Special Collector's Edition" include a 27-minute Behind The Danger featurette and a trailer.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Paramount Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 05641
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Some intense action/violence and language
(Retail Price): $19.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition):
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 141
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1994
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 05/06/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Phillip Noyce
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  WSR Narrative Review
Special Notes:
Also available in The Jack Ryan Collection, which includes the remastered editions of The Hunt For Red October, Patriot Games, Clear And Present Danger, and the previously released The Sum Of All Fears.

Story Synopsis:
"Clear And Present Danger" is the second novel by Tom Clancy to be brought to the big screen about the exploits of CIA agent Jack Ryan (Ford). There

DVD Picture:
This new anamorphically enhanced 2.25:1 DVD is certainly an improvement over the previously released, non-anamorphic DVD, eliminating annoying aliasing problems and increasing overall resolution for a sharper, cleaner image. However, the picture does not appear to have been given a new transfer, and the color scheme is seems to be identical to the previous DVD. Hues can appear a bit

The DVD features Dolby Digital and DTS soundtracks. The Dolby Digital audio for the DVD has the surround levels a few dB higher, and also sounds a little more