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Breaker! Breaker!

Genre: Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 47 (April 2001) Of Widescreen Review®

Chuck Norris, George Murdock, Terry O

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 1.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: NA
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 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): MGM Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 1001273
(MPAA Rating): PG
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(Retail Price): $19.98
(DVD Type): Dual Side, Single Layer (DVD10)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 85
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1977
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 12/05/00
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Don Hulette
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Breaker! Breaker! One-Nine. Come in? Ya got your ears on, Good Buddy? Complete with lots of CB lingo, karate chops, high speed chases, and more karate chops, Breaker! Breaker! is the story of good natured, but tough-as-nails trucker J.D. Dawes (Norris) whose young dirt-bike-riding brother Billy (Michael Augenstein) disappears on his first run jockeying an 18-wheeler. When J.D. goes looking for him, he discovers that the entire town of Texas City

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits images that are quite sharp, though fine details are wanting. Colors are well balanced, though somewhat dated. Film grain and source element artifacts are revealed at times, but otherwise the picture can be quite solid. Visual information is wanting in the darker scenes. Some minor pixelization is noticed, but edge enhancement is not too much of a factor. Overall, the picture is generally pleasing at best. (Suzanne Hodges)

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