The perfect storm / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures production ; in association with Radiant Productions ; screenplay by Bill Wittliff ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Wolfgang Petersen, and Gail Katz ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen ; a Wolfgand Peterson film
DVD | Distributed by Warner Home Video | 2007

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Description
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital surround 5.1 EX, Dolby Digital surround 5.1; widescreen presentation preserving the 'scope' aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition, 2.35:1; enhanced for widescreen televisions.
DVD-ROM minimum system requirements: InterActual-compatible player (included on this disc), Microsoft Windows 98SE or later, Microsoft IE 5.5 SP1, Macromedia Flash Player 7, an Internet connection, a DVD-ROM drive and a DirectShow-compatible DVD decoder. This DVD will not work in a CD-ROM drive and the DVD-ROM features are not available on Apple Mac OS.
Note
Based on the book by Sebastian Junger.
Cast
George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane, William Fichtner, John Hawkes, Allen Payne, Karen Allen, Bob Gunton, Christopher McDonald, Dash Mihok, Josh Hopkins, Michael Ironside, Cherry Jones, Rusty Schwimmer, Janet Wright, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio.
Credits
Director of photography, John Seale ; edited by Richard Francis-Bruce ; music by James Horner ; production designed by William Sandell ; visual effects supervisor, Stefen Fangmeier ; costumes designed by Erica Edell Phillips.
Note
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2000.
Audience
MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for language and scenes of peril; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG.
Summary
The Andrea Gail is a sword fishing boat out of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Billy Tyne is her captain, down-on-his-luck from a recent losing streak, looking to bring back one big score so he and his crew will have the money to stay ashore during the coming winter. So out they go, and they hit it big, hauling in what the crew estimates is a quarter-million-dollars worth of fish. Unfortunately, they haven't paid attention to the weather forecasts or the radio, and the boat is right in the path of what will become one of the most terrifying and fantastic storms of the century. The always-beating heart of the adventure are the men (and women) who go down to the sea in ships and are oft-times lost at sea, doing battle with the unpredictable, sometimes vicious forces of Nature. Based on a true story, and dedicated to the ten thousand Gloucestermen who have died at sea since 1623.
Contents
Gloucester, fall 1991 -- Home safe (Credits) -- Cold streak -- Father and son -- Going back out -- People with kids -- Romance in it -- Worth it -- Saying goodbye -- For the long run -- Going fishing (Tush) -- Confidence -- Shark! -- "I always find the fish!" -- Murph's accident -- Managed gratitude -- Moments of truth -- Lots of weather -- Flemish Cap -- Homeward bound -- Rescue 231 at the . . . -- Middle of the monster -- Delivery to the Tamaroa -- Antenna gone, bird -- Cutting loose -- Running on fumes -- Rescue 231 ditches -- Bugsy overboard -- Billy's decision -- Credit for guts -- Swimming to the . . . -- Topsy-turvy -- Everything they've got -- One wave too many -- Hell of a fight -- Only love -- Sleep well -- Dreamers -- Dedication/End credits.
Note
Special features: Commentary with director Wolfgang Petersen [optional audio feature]; Commentary with Stefen Fangmeier and Helen Elswit [optional audio feature]; Commentary with Sebastian Junger [optional audio feature]; Cast & crew [text feature]; Creating "The Perfect Storm" [featurette] (20 min.); Witnesses to the storm [featurette] (5 min.); Creating an emotion [featurette] (4 min.); Conceptual art with commentary by Wolfgang Petersen [slide show] (10 min); "Yours forever" photo montage [slide show] (4 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.); Soundtrack promo (20 sec.); Storyboard gallery [slide show]; DVD-ROM features [requires a DVD-ROM drive and Web browser].
Language
In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned.
Note
GMD: videorecording.
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ISBN
1419855212
9781419855214
Standard No.
085391163220
Music No.
116322 Warner Home Video
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