[United States] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Region 1, English 5.1 Dolby digital, Dolby surround.
Includes English, French and Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Rachel Weisz, Bruce Davison, Bruce McGill, Jeremy Piven, Nick Searcy, Stanley Anderson.
Producers, Gary Fleder, Christopher Mankiewicz, Arnon Milchan ; screenplay, Brian Koppelman & David Levien and Rick Cleveland and Matthew Chapman ; director, Gary Fleder ; director of photography, Robert Elswit ; art director, Scott Plauche ; editor, William Steinkamp ; music, Christopher Young.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Based on the novel by John Grisham.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence, language and thematic elements.
After a man dies in a shooting incident, his wife files a lawsuit against the company that manufactured the gun. Her lawyer argues that the firm in question knew the shop which sold the weapon was not following federal regulations. As the case goes to trial, the firearm manufacturer takes no chances on the outcome, and they hire Rankin Fitch, a "jury consultant" who makes it his business to see that he knows enough about the jurors to be able to guarantee the result of the trial.
Special features: director commentary by Gary Fleder ; deleted scenes ; selected scene commentary ; exploring the scene - Hackman & Hoffman's first scene together ; off the cuff: lead actor commentary by Dustin Hoffman & Gene Hackman ; 5 featurettes: making-of, acting, cinematography, production and editing ; man on fire trailer.
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