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    Unique ID Code: 0000029890
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 31/1/2002 21:07
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    Swordfish (UK)

    8 / 10
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    Log on. Hack in. Go anywhere. Steal everything
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 99 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Use a computer, go to jail. The terms of Stanley Jobson`s parole are clear. Yet a $10-million payday awaits the superhacker if he takes on a job masterminded by a charismatic covert agent - the daring electronic theft of a government slush fund codenamed Swordfish.

    John Travolta is the mastermind, Hugh Jackman is the hacker and Halle Berry and Don Cheadle co-star in this volatile high-tech thriller directed by Dominic Sena (Gone in 60 Seconds) and produced by Joel Silver (The Matrix) and Jonathan D. Krane (Face/Off). Log on, tap in, kick back for cyber-edge action and suspense. Your password for excitement is Swordfish.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Two Behind-The-Scenes Documentaries: `The Making Of Swordfish` and `The Effects In Focus`
    Feature-Length Audio Commentaries
    Two Alternate Endings
    Restricted Files: Hidden Features
    Original Theatrical Trailer
    Cast and Director Filmographies

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Directed By:
    Dominic Sena

    Written By:

    Drea de Matteo
    Vinnie Jones
    Sam Shepard
    Don Cheadle
    Halle Berry
    Hugh Jackman
    John Travolta

    Casting By:
    Lora Kennedy

    Soundtrack By:
    Christopher Young
    Paul Oakenfold

    Director of Photography:
    Paul Cameron

    Stephen E. Rivkin

    Costume Designer:
    Ha Nguyen

    Production Designer:
    Jeff Mann

    Skip Woods
    Paul Winze
    Joel Silver
    Jonathan D. Krane
    Linda Favila
    Anson Downes
    Dan Cracchiolo

    Executive Producer:
    Jim Van Wyck
    Kristen Branan
    Bruce Berman

    Warner Home Video

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10
    A definite must watch film. Although warner home video lack in disc extras fully they certainly passed my expectations on this R2 DVD. The cast are brilliant in their roles and provide an outlook on modern criminal society.
    John Travolta reprises his character tie from (Face Off) Halle Berry (X Men) doesn`t know which side to choose? Most of all vinnie jones is rather getting on my nerves for his hardman exterior and short cockney lines.
    overall recommended!!!
    posted by D.stent on 10/2/2002 19:32
    8 / 10
    A great action-thriller-type flic. The cast are excellent, and the film itself it slickly directed. And it has one of the greatest action sequences for the beginning of a movie, ever. By ‘sequence’ I actually mean explosion lasting less than half a second – but it’s still very good!

    The disc is pretty well presented. Video & audio are excellent. There appears to be a number of extras, but I was a little disappointed with the quality, although I have to admit that I haven’t listened to the audio commentary yet. The 2 documentaries are quite interesting, but nothing special and the alternative endings are basically the same end scene with different outcomes.

    Overall, a great action film, as long as you don’t try and make too much sense of it!
    posted by Rich Davies on 16/9/2002 18:23
    8 / 10
    I have just got this film for £6.99 ex-rental from Choices, very good film, great special effects and some nice motors too!

    I must admit I arent really into action movies but this is different it is a type of movie in its own category


    posted by Saxton on 19/2/2003 19:07