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Haunted Mansion, The
Genre: Family

Reviewed In Issue 85 (Jun 2004) Of Widescreen Review®

Eddie Murphy, Terence Stamp, Nathaniel Parker, Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly, Wallace Shawn & Dina Waters

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Special features include a 13-minute Secrets Revealed featurette, an 11-minute Anatomy Of A Scene: Ghosts In The Graveyard segment; a virtual tour through the haunted mansion; a deleted scene; a five-minute outtakes reel; a Raven music video for

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Walt Disney Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 32094
(MPAA Rating): PG
(Rating Reason):

Frightening images, thematic elements, and language
(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 88
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 04/20/04
(THX® Digitally Mastered): Yes

 Credits Information

(Director): Rob Minkoff
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Welcome foolish mortals...Jim Evers (Murphy) and his wife Sara (Thomason) of Evers and Evers Realty have arrived at a creepy mansion with the hopes of listing it. Needless to say, the Everses didn

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD picture has a richly saturated color palette with accurate fleshtones, bold hues, and deep, endless blacks. The picture is mostly sharp and detailed, with nicely rendered textures. Viewing in a completely blackened room is recommended for the dark visuals within the haunted mansion, but the look is appropriate to add some spookiness to the humorous and rather lighthearted story. At times the picture has a

Although this Dolby