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Brewster's Millions [DVD] [1985]

Release Date:05/21/2002
Walter Hill directed Richard Pryor in the comedy Brewster's Millions, which comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. French and Spanish subtitles are accessible, and the soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include the theatrical trailer and production notes. Aside from the solid picture quality, there is little on this Universal release that will interest the average DVD consumer.
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    Special Features

    • Production notes
    • Cast and filmmakers
    • Theatrical trailer


    Brewster's Millions
    The seventh cinema adaptation of the venerable stage farce Brewster's Millions stars Richard Pryor as Montgomery Brewster, a third-rate baseball player. Much to his amazement, Brewster discovers that he is related to deceased millionaire Rupert Horn (Hume Cronyn, who appears only in a videotaped "living will"). Even more amazing is the fact that Horn has left Brewster his entire $300 million fortune. The catch? Brewster must spend $30 million within 30 days, or he'll be left with nothing (in the earlier incarnations of Brewster's Millions, the hero was required to spend only a million, but this was, after all, the inflationary '80s). Aiding and abetting Brewster in his efforts to divest himself of his money are his catcher pal (John Candy) and an erstwhile lady friend (Lonette McKee), while his principal antagonist is a snotty attorney (Stephen Collins). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Richard Pryor
      Richard Pryor - Montgomery Brewster
    • John Candy
      John Candy - Spike Nolan
    • Lonette McKee
      Lonette McKee - Angela Drake
    • Stephen Collins
      Stephen Collins - Warren Cox
    • Jerry Orbach
      Jerry Orbach - Charley Pegler

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