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

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

Label
The perfect storm
Title
The perfect storm
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures production ; in association with Radiant Productions ; screenplay by Bill Wittliff ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Wolfgang Petersen, and Gail Katz ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen ; a Wolfgand Peterson film
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
The Andrea Gail is a sword fishing boat out of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Billy Tyne is her captain, down-on-his-luck from a recent losing streak, looking to bring back one big score so he and his crew will have the money to stay ashore during the coming winter. So out they go, and they hit it big, hauling in what the crew estimates is a quarter-million-dollars worth of fish. Unfortunately, they haven't paid attention to the weather forecasts or the radio, and the boat is right in the path of what will become one of the most terrifying and fantastic storms of the century. The always-beating heart of the adventure are the men (and women) who go down to the sea in ships and are oft-times lost at sea, doing battle with the unpredictable, sometimes vicious forces of Nature. Based on a true story, and dedicated to the ten thousand Gloucestermen who have died at sea since 1623
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Perfect storm (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, John Seale ; edited by Richard Francis-Bruce ; music by James Horner ; production designed by William Sandell ; visual effects supervisor, Stefen Fangmeier ; costumes designed by Erica Edell Phillips
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for language and scenes of peril; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language note
In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.D55
LC item number
P474438 2007
PerformerNote
George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane, William Fichtner, John Hawkes, Allen Payne, Karen Allen, Bob Gunton, Christopher McDonald, Dash Mihok, Josh Hopkins, Michael Ironside, Cherry Jones, Rusty Schwimmer, Janet Wright, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
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  • 1971-
  • 1965-
  • 1959-
  • 1951-
  • 1955-
  • 1974-
  • 1970-
  • 1950-
  • 1956-
  • 1945-2016
  • 1942-
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  • Petersen, Wolfgang
  • Wittliff, William D
  • Weinstein, Paula
  • Katz, Gail
  • Clooney, George
  • Wahlberg, Mark
  • Reilly, John C.
  • Lane, Diane
  • Fichtner, William
  • Hawkes, John
  • Payne, Allen
  • Allen, Karen
  • Gunton, Bob
  • McDonald, Christopher
  • Mihok, Dash
  • Hopkins, Josh
  • Ironside, Michael
  • Jones, Cherry
  • Schwimmer, Rusty
  • Wright, Janet
  • Mastrantonio, Mary Elizabeth
  • Seale, John
  • Horner, James
  • Junger, Sebastian
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures (Firm)
  • Radiant Productions
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
130
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  • Junger, Sebastian
  • Andrea Gail (Boat)
  • Halloween Nor'easter, 1991
  • Shipwrecks
  • Rescues
  • Natural disasters
  • Fisheries
  • Swordfish fisheries
  • Fishing boats
  • North Atlantic Ocean
  • Gloucester (Mass.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The perfect storm, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures production ; in association with Radiant Productions ; screenplay by Bill Wittliff ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Wolfgang Petersen, and Gail Katz ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen ; a Wolfgand Peterson film, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on the book by Sebastian Junger
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2000
  • Special features: Commentary with director Wolfgang Petersen [optional audio feature]; Commentary with Stefen Fangmeier and Helen Elswit [optional audio feature]; Commentary with Sebastian Junger [optional audio feature]; Cast & crew [text feature]; Creating "The Perfect Storm" [featurette] (20 min.); Witnesses to the storm [featurette] (5 min.); Creating an emotion [featurette] (4 min.); Conceptual art with commentary by Wolfgang Petersen [slide show] (10 min); "Yours forever" photo montage [slide show] (4 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.); Soundtrack promo (20 sec.); Storyboard gallery [slide show]; DVD-ROM features [requires a DVD-ROM drive and Web browser]
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Gloucester, fall 1991 -- Home safe (Credits) -- Cold streak -- Father and son -- Going back out -- People with kids -- Romance in it -- Worth it -- Saying goodbye -- For the long run -- Going fishing (Tush) -- Confidence -- Shark! -- "I always find the fish!" -- Murph's accident -- Managed gratitude -- Moments of truth -- Lots of weather -- Flemish Cap -- Homeward bound -- Rescue 231 at the . . . -- Middle of the monster -- Delivery to the Tamaroa -- Antenna gone, bird -- Cutting loose -- Running on fumes -- Rescue 231 ditches -- Bugsy overboard -- Billy's decision -- Credit for guts -- Swimming to the . . . -- Topsy-turvy -- Everything they've got -- One wave too many -- Hell of a fight -- Only love -- Sleep well -- Dreamers -- Dedication/End credits
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9781419855214
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391163220
  • 085391163220
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
116322
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
10173970
System control number
  • ocn137341753
  • (OCoLC)137341753
System details
  • DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital surround 5.1 EX, Dolby Digital surround 5.1; widescreen presentation preserving the 'scope' aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition, 2.35:1; enhanced for widescreen televisions
  • 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
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The perfect storm, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures production ; in association with Radiant Productions ; screenplay by Bill Wittliff ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Wolfgang Petersen, and Gail Katz ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen ; a Wolfgand Peterson film, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on the book by Sebastian Junger
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2000
  • Special features: Commentary with director Wolfgang Petersen [optional audio feature]; Commentary with Stefen Fangmeier and Helen Elswit [optional audio feature]; Commentary with Sebastian Junger [optional audio feature]; Cast & crew [text feature]; Creating "The Perfect Storm" [featurette] (20 min.); Witnesses to the storm [featurette] (5 min.); Creating an emotion [featurette] (4 min.); Conceptual art with commentary by Wolfgang Petersen [slide show] (10 min); "Yours forever" photo montage [slide show] (4 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.); Soundtrack promo (20 sec.); Storyboard gallery [slide show]; DVD-ROM features [requires a DVD-ROM drive and Web browser]
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Gloucester, fall 1991 -- Home safe (Credits) -- Cold streak -- Father and son -- Going back out -- People with kids -- Romance in it -- Worth it -- Saying goodbye -- For the long run -- Going fishing (Tush) -- Confidence -- Shark! -- "I always find the fish!" -- Murph's accident -- Managed gratitude -- Moments of truth -- Lots of weather -- Flemish Cap -- Homeward bound -- Rescue 231 at the . . . -- Middle of the monster -- Delivery to the Tamaroa -- Antenna gone, bird -- Cutting loose -- Running on fumes -- Rescue 231 ditches -- Bugsy overboard -- Billy's decision -- Credit for guts -- Swimming to the . . . -- Topsy-turvy -- Everything they've got -- One wave too many -- Hell of a fight -- Only love -- Sleep well -- Dreamers -- Dedication/End credits
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9781419855214
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391163220
  • 085391163220
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
116322
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
10173970
System control number
  • ocn137341753
  • (OCoLC)137341753
System details
  • DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital surround 5.1 EX, Dolby Digital surround 5.1; widescreen presentation preserving the 'scope' aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition, 2.35:1; enhanced for widescreen televisions
  • 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
Video recording format
DVD

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