Murderball [videorecording] / Thinkfilm and MTV Films present, in association with A&E Indie Films, an EAT Film production ; a film by Dana Adam Shapiro, Jeffrey Mandel, Henry-Alex Rubin
DVDs | Distributed by Thinkfilm | 2005 | Fullscreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 796.333 M)
[United States] : EAT Films LCC : [United States] : Lions Gate Home Entertainment ; New York : Distributed by Thinkfilm, 2005.
1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD ; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround ; 2.0 Dolby Digital stereo.
Players: Keith Cavill, Andy Cohn, Scott Hogsett, Christopher Igoe, Bob Lujano, Joe Soares, Mark Zupan.
Producers, Jeffrey Mandel, Dana Adam Shapiro ; directors, Henry-Alex Rubin, Dana Adam Shapiro ; editor, Geoffrey Richman, Conor O'Neill ; photographer, Henry Alex Rubin ; original score, Jamie Saft.
Originally released as a documentary motion picture in 2005.
Based on the article by Dana Adam Shapiro.
MPAA rating: R; for language and sexual content.
A film about tough, highly competitive quadriplegic rugby players. These men have been forced to live life sitting down, but in their own version of the full-contact sport, they smash each other in custom-made gladiator-like wheelchairs. In addition to smashing chairs, it will smash every stereotype you ever had about the disabled.
Special features: player commentary ; filmmaker commentary ; CNN Larry King Live interview ; MTV Jackass presents : Murderball, with Johnny Knoxville and Steve-O ; Murderball : behind the game ; Joe Soares update interview ; NY city premier ; deleted scenes ; Think MTV page ; trailers.
MW, 12-05; 4-06(add)
18685 Lions Gate Home Entertainment