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Disney's The Kid [DVD] [2000]

Release Date:01/23/2001
Jon Turteltaub's fantasy-comedy The Kid comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. English, Spanish, and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. The English soundtrack is closed-captioned and Spanish subtitles are accessible. The entertaining supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by the director and the child actor Spencer Breslin, a behind-the-scenes documentary concerning how Breslin got the part and his work on the film, a series of interviews with Turteltaub, and the theatrical trailer. This is an excellent package for this hit film.

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    86% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (6 out of 7)

    Special Features

    • Audio commentary with director Jon Turteltaub and Spencer Breslin
    • Exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette
    • Conversations with Jon Turteltaub
    • Theatrical trailer
    • 5.1 Surround
    • Widescreen [1.85:1] enhanced for 16x9 televisions
    • French and Spanish tracks 5.1 Surround
    • Spanish subtitles


    Disney's The Kid
    If you could talk to the child that you used to be, what advice would you give him? That question forms the basis of this comic fantasy. Forty-year-old Russ Duritz (Bruce Willis) is a wealthy and powerful "image consultant" who has made a career out of telling people how to present themselves. But while he's a success in business, he's a failure in life; he's vain, mean-spirited, and hasn't been able to hold onto a marriage (or even a pet dog). One day, Russ is startled to meet Rusty (Spencer Breslin), a stocky kid whom he soon realizes is himself at the age of eight, having passed through a wrinkle in time. Young Rusty doesn't seem much happier than the grown-up Russ, so the older man takes his younger self under his wing and tries to teach him how to avoid the mistakes he's made, while Rusty encourages Russ to be a more caring human being. Along the way, Russ and Rusty become friends, and realize how much they can learn from each other. Disney's The Kid also stars Jean Smart as one of Russ' clients, Lily Tomlin as his assistant, and Daniel Von Bargen as his father. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Bruce Willis
      Bruce Willis - Russ Duritz
    • Spencer Breslin
      Spencer Breslin - Rusty Duritz
    • Emily Mortimer
      Emily Mortimer - Amy
    • Lily Tomlin
      Lily Tomlin - Janet
    • Chi McBride
      Chi McBride - Kenny

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