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Author: Jonathan D KraneKeith GordonJohn GloverIlan Mitchell-SmithWallace LanghamAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment ; Beverly Hills, Calif. : Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Archie is the brains of a society of thugs in sport coats called the Vigils. The Vigils have gained power over their fellow students and faculty by using intimidation. They meet their match in new student, Jerry Renault. Jerry refuses to participate in the school's annual fund-raising chocolate sale event. Brother Leon, the school's sadistic headmaster, makes a pact with the Vigils to sell 20,000 boxes of chocolates  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Coming-of-age films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Melodrama
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan D Krane; Keith Gordon; John Glover; Ilan Mitchell-Smith; Wallace Langham; Doug Hutchison; Corey Gunnestad; Brent David Fraser; Robert Davenport; Jenny Wright; Bud Cort; Adam Baldwin; Ethan Sandler; Robert Cormier; Management Company Entertainment Group.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.,; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.,
OCLC Number: 85767231
Language Note: In English or Spanish with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Based on the novel by Robert Cormier.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989.
Special features: Feature commentary by director Keith Gordon; interview with director Keith Gordon.
Credits: Director of photography, Tom Richmond ; editor, Jeff Wishengrad ; costume designer, Elizabeth Kaye ; production designer, David Ensley.
Cast: John Glover, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Wally Ward, Doug Hutchison, Corey Gunnestad, Brent David Fraser, Robert Davenport, Jenny Wright, Bud Cort, Adam Baldwin, Ethan Sandler.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono.
Other Titles: Chocolate war (Motion picture)
Chocolate war (Motion picture).
Responsibility: M.E.C.G. presents ; a Jonathan D. Krane production ; a film by Keith Gordon ; produced by Jonathan D. Krane ; screenplay by Keith Gordon ; directed by Keith Gordon.

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Archie is the brains of a society of thugs in sport coats called the Vigils. The Vigils have gained power over their fellow students and faculty by using intimidation. They meet their match in new student, Jerry Renault. Jerry refuses to participate in the school's annual fund-raising chocolate sale event. Brother Leon, the school's sadistic headmaster, makes a pact with the Vigils to sell 20,000 boxes of chocolates so he can be promoted to head of the school.

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