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Rundown, The
Genre: Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 84 (May 2004) Of Widescreen Review®

The Rock, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken, Rosario Dawson, Ewen Bremner & Jon Gries

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: NR
DD Sound Rating: NR
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Reference Systems
Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
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Special Features
Special features include audio commentary by director Peter Berg and actor The Rock, an additional commentary track by producers Kevin Misher and Marc Abraham, an 11-minute Rumble In The Jungle featurette, a five minute location featurette about turning Hawaii into the Amazon, an eight-minute visual effects featurette, a six-minute featurette on Kamila the Baboon, a four-minute production design featurette, a six-minute highlight on Walken

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Universal Studios Home Video
(Catalog Number): 23290
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Adventure violence and some crude dialogue
(Retail Price): $26.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 104
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 03/23/04
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

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(Director): Peter Berg
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Special Notes:
Also available in a modified 1.33:1 full screen edition.

Story Synopsis:
In "The Rundown," (aka "Welcome To The Jungle") a guy sends Beck (The Rock) to the jungles of Brazil to bring back his son Travis (Scott), and Beck reluctantly heads off for the Amazon. When he arrives he discovers that Travis has his sights set on finding a valuable gold icon, and he

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD picture has a stylized,

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