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Two-Disc Version
Genre: Action Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 52 (Sept 2001) Of Widescreen Review®

Benicio Del Toro, Dennis Farina, Vinnie Jones, Brad Pitt, Rade Sherbedgia, Jason Statham & Jason Flemyng

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Columbia TriStar

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 06253
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Rated R for strong violence, language, and some nudity.
(Retail Price): $27.95
(DVD Type): Disc 1: DVD-9 / Disc 2: DVD-5
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 103
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2000
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 07/03/01
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Guy Ritchie
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
It all starts with this huge diamond. And these guys dressed up like Hasidic Jews, led by Franky Four Fingers (Del Toro), Snatch this huge diamond

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a slylized picture with colors that appear desaturated, but perfectly complement the mood of the film. That said, hues are well balanced and nicely resemble the intentions of the filmmakers. The picture is solid, with good sharpness and detail. There is a bit of edge enhancement noticed at times. Source element artifacts are infrequent. Fine details shimmer on occasion, but overall this is a pleasantly gritty visual experience. (Suzanne Hodges)

The audio presentation features a dynamic, spatially aggressive music recording that is energetic and fully surrounds the listener. Its dimensional distribution can be rather creative at times, and sometimes also purposely focused toward the frontal soundstage. The Dolby

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