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    Unique ID Code: 0000043843
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    Added on: 5/1/2003 09:35
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    Air Force One (reissue) (UK)

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    Harrison Ford saves the day in blockbuster style
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 120 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    In his most powerful role ever, Harrison Ford is the President of the United States in this must-see blockbuster action thriller.
    Aboard the presidential plane - the most heavily guarded aircraft in the world - President Marshall is returning home with his wife, daughter and a planeload of top governmental officials. But no sooner have they taken off when the plane is hijacked by Communist radicals, led by the ruthless terrorist Korshunov. Unless his country`s imprisoned dictator is freed, Korshunov will begin killing the passengers.

    Now, the most protected man in the world must take responsibility for the safety of those onboard and the future of the free world...

    Special Features:
    Audio commentary
    Pop-up trivia game
    Theatrical trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital 5.1 French
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Italian

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Wolfgang Petersen

    Written By:

    Harrison Ford
    Wendy Crewson
    William H. Macy
    Dean Stockwell
    Gary Oldman
    Paul Guilfoyle
    Liesel Matthews

    Music From:
    Jerry Goldsmith

    Director of Photography:
    Michael Ballhaus

    Richard Francis-Bruce

    Costume Designer:
    Erica Edell Phillips

    Production Designer:
    William Sandell

    Armyan Bernstein
    Wolfgang Petersen
    Gail Katz

    Touchstone Pictures

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10
    This is an incredibly action-packed movie, with big names (Ford, Oldman and Close) and a big airplane (Air Force One).
    The video transfer is very good. There are no compression signs and the picture is mostly grain-free. The colors are very well balanced and the action scenes which include both live shots and CG are pretty seamless.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is explosive. It`s been a while since I`ve heard so many shots (and on board an aircraft, too). The surrounds are used very effectively, but the sound never gets too overwhelming.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The extras include a commentary by the director and some of the crew, a very short behind the scenes featurette and some trivia facts about Air Force One.
    Bottom line - a good pop corn movie with very nice visuals and sound. Enjoy.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 5/1/2003 16:39
    9 / 10
    This is a very good movie. It starts off when the President of the United States (Harrison Ford) helps Russia capture a deadly criminal. On his way back to the USA he travels in his plane Air Force One. Not too long after take off, communist terrorists and their leader (Gary Oldman) grab their weapons and begin to kill people. When they take over the Presidential jet completley and are left with 50 people, they demand that their country`s dictator be released in exchange for the people that they are holding aboard the aircraft. After a few `no` answers from the US and Russia, they start to kill the hostages and from that point on the movie is filled with a lot of action and Harrison Ford is great in this movie especially in the fight scenes. The DVD is very good and is much better than the original version. This one has an audio commentary with Driector Wolfgang Petersen and a featurette and the original Trailer. There is also trivia facts which pop up at certain points when you watch the movie. Overall this disc is great. Any fan of Harrison Ford should buy it because it is a great action thriller.
    posted by LFC_Lad on 3/4/2003 21:35