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The perfect storm / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures production ; in association with Radiant Productions ; a Wolfgang Petersen film ; screenplay by Bill Wittliff ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Wolfgang Petersen and Gail Katz ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen.

Petersen, Wolfgang. (Added Author). Wittliff, William D. (Added Author). Weinstein, Paula. (Added Author). Katz, Gail. (Added Author). Clooney, George. (Added Author). Wahlberg, Mark, 1971- (Added Author). Lane, Diane. (Added Author). Fichtner, William. (Added Author). Allen, Karen, 1951- (Added Author). Payne, Allen. (Added Author). Gunton, Bob. (Added Author). Mastrantonio, Mary Elizabeth. (Added Author). Reilly, John C., 1965- (Added Author). Seale, John, 1942- (Added Author). Francis-Bruce, Richard. (Added Author). Horner, James. (Added Author). Junger, Sebastian. Perfect storm. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) (Added Author). Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane, William Fichtner, Karen Allen, Allen Payne, Bob Gunton, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, John C. Reilly. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Piedmont Branch DVD Perfect Storm (Text) 27066307 Adult DVD Available -
Colleton - Cottageville DVD F Perfect Storm (Text) 3010313451 Adult Visual Media Available -
Colleton - Main Library DVD F Perfect Storm (Text) 3010309574 Adult Visual Media Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419855212
  • ISBN: 9781419855214
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widesceen version.
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book of the same name by Sebastian Junger.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Special features: 3 documentaries: "HBO first look: creating the perfect storm"; "Witnesses to the storm": recollections of the 1991 events that inspired the book; "Creating an emotion": composer James Horner at work; 3 commentaries: director Wolfgang Petersen, author Sebastian Junger, visual effects supervisor Stefen Fangmeier and visual effects producer Helen Ostenberg Elswit; "Yours forever" photo montage; conceptual art gallery with director commentary; storyboard gallery; cast/crew filmographies; theatrical trailer; DVD-ROM PC enhanced features: original website and "Previsualizing the storm" online documentary gallery links.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John Seale ; editor, Richard Francis-Bruce ; music, James Horner.
Participant or Performer Note:
George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane, William Fichtner, Karen Allen, Allen Payne, Bob Gunton, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, John C. Reilly.
Summary, etc.:
In October 1991, the crew of the fishing boat Andrea Gail battles the greatest storm in recorded history formed by the joining of three weather fronts-- one of them Hurricane Grace.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; language and scenes of peril.
System Details Note:
DVD, dual-layer, Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround (English dialogue), Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (French dialogue).
DVD-ROM minimum system requirements: InterActual-compatible player (included on this disc), Microsoft Windows 98SE or later, Microsoft IE 5.5 SP1, Macromedia Flash Player 7, an Internet connection, a DVD-ROM drive and a DirectShow-compatible DVD decoder. This DVD will not work in a CD-ROM drive and the DVD-ROM features are not available on Apple Mac OS.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Original English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English or French subtitles.
Subject: Video recordings.
DVD-Video discs.
Halloween Nor'easter, 1991 > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Disaster films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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