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    Unique ID Code: 0000016560
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 15/4/2001 00:34
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    Chill Factor (US)

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    This Fall, action is served on the rocks, with a twist
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 102 mins
    Retail Price: $19.98
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    "Most likely to succeed." They`re the least likely words you`ll find below old yearbook photos of ice cream deliveryman Arlo (Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding, Jr.) and convenience-store clerk Tim (Skeet Ulrich). But now this loose-fitting duo must succeed at any cost. A dying scientist (David Paymer) has plopped into their hand a bioweapon canister code-named Elvis and told them to speed it to a military base. Buckle up, fellas. The same assassins who dealt the scientist his deathblow will do anything to claim Elvis. And if the canister heats up to its 50-degree activation point, Elvis will claim everyone within hundreds of miles.

    Action. Suspense. Laughs. Ice cream trucks. Runaway skiffs. All are comin` at ya in this exciting and suspenseful buddy thriller fueled by one breakneck principle: chill... or be chilled.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Behind-the-Scenes Visual-Effects Presentation
    Cast/Crew Biographies & Filmographies
    Audio/Visual Production Notes
    13 Theatrical Trailers

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Letterbox 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital 5.1 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Hugh Johnson

    Written By:

    Daniel Hugh Kelly
    Hudson Leick
    David Paymer
    Peter Firth
    Skeet Ulrich
    Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Casting By:
    Pam Dixon

    Soundtrack By:
    Hans Zimmer
    Geoff Zanelli
    James McKee Smith
    Jeff Rona
    John Powell
    James S. Levine
    Klaus Badelt

    Director of Photography:
    David Gribble

    Pamela Power

    Costume Designer:
    Deborah Everton

    Production Designer:
    Jeremy Conway

    Martin Wiley
    James G. Robinson
    David Robinson
    Jeffrey R. Neuman
    Terence Michael

    Executive Producer:
    Jonathan A. Zimbert
    Bill Bannerman

    Warner Bros

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10
    A nice chase thriller. The theme is not new - a couple of bad guys, who want to get their hands on a lethal weapon, chase the good guys (who are occasionally quite funny).
    The video transfer is very good. There are no compression signs at all and the picture is crystal clear. The special effects are really nice, plus you get a lot of shots of the American desert and forests, which are all spectacular.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is good. The surrounds are used nicely and the numerous chase scenes are great on the ear.
    The menus are all animated with sound and look great.
    The extras include an extensive behind the scenes visual effects presentation (which brilliantly covers most of the special effects in the movie), some interviews and production notes. All in all, the extras are very good.
    Bottom line - a good thriller with some great looking special effects shots. Oh yeah, instead of pop corn, get some ice cream for this movie. :)
    posted by Zvi Josef on 15/4/2001 03:12