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The great Buck Howard

Author: Sean McGinlyTom HanksGary GoetzmanJohn MalkovichColin HanksAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Buck Howard is a mentalist extraordinaire who used to spend his days in the limelight. But nowadays, it's become clear to everyone but Buck that his act has long ago lost its luster. Yet, Buck is convinced his comeback is imminent. With the help of his new personal assistant, recent law school drop-out and would-be writer Troy, not to mention his fiery publicist, Buck surprisingly lands back in the American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sean McGinly; Tom Hanks; Gary Goetzman; John Malkovich; Colin Hanks; Emily Blunt; Ricky Jay; Steve Zahn; Tak Fujimoto; Myron Kerstein; Gary Frutkoff; Blake Neely; Magnolia Pictures (Firm),; Bristol Bay Productions (Firm),; Playtone (Firm),; Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 319549773
Language Note: English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: Commentary with Sean McGinly and Colin Hanks; deleted scenes; outtakes; making-of featurette; "The Amazing Kreskin" featurette; HDNet: a look at The great Buck Howard.
Credits: Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editor, Myron Kerstein ; music, Blake Neely ; production designer, Gary Frutkoff.
Cast: John Malkovich, Colin Hanks, Emily Blunt, Ricky Jay, Steve Zahn, Tom Hanks.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for some language including suggestive remarks, and a drug reference.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0, NTSC.
Contents: Special features: Commentary with Sean McGinly and Colin Hanks --
Deleted scenes --
Outtakes --
Behind the scenes --
HDNet: A look at The great Buck Howard --
"The Amazing Kreskin" featurette --
Language: English 5.1 ; English 2.0 --Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Responsibility: Magnolia Pictures and Bristol Bay Productions present a Playtone production ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman ; written and directed by Sean McGinly.

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Buck Howard is a mentalist extraordinaire who used to spend his days in the limelight. But nowadays, it's become clear to everyone but Buck that his act has long ago lost its luster. Yet, Buck is convinced his comeback is imminent. With the help of his new personal assistant, recent law school drop-out and would-be writer Troy, not to mention his fiery publicist, Buck surprisingly lands back in the American consciousness, taking Troy along for the ride of his life.

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