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Pretty Woman

15th Anniversary Edition
Genre: Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 100 (Sep 2005) Of Widescreen Review®

Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Ralph Bellamy, Jason Alexander, Laura San Giacomo, Hector Elizondo

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 3
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
This 15th Anniversary Edition DVD includes a three-minute blooper reel; a four-minute clip from the wrap party, where Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, and director Garry Marshall do a live cover of

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Touchstone Home Video
(Catalog Number): 39972
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $19.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 125
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1990
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 08/30/05
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Garry Marshall
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Pretty Woman is a wonderful comedy and warm-hearted love story that stars Richard Gere as Edward Lewis, a wealthy business executive who gets lost in Hollywood and pays a hooker to take him to his hotel. Vivian

DVD Picture:
Fans of Pretty Woman will be delighted with this replacement to their previously released non-anamorphic DVD. This new anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD picture exhibits pleasing qualities overall. Color fidelity is well balanced, with accurate fleshtones, nice saturation, and deep blacks. While the picture can be sharp and detailed, especially in comparison to the previous DVD release, there is still some smearing and lack of finer details. Minor pixelization is noticed, as well as an occasional hint of edge enhancement. (Suzanne Hodges)

Although this newest release contains a discrete Dolby