The Edge (Blu-ray)

Starring: Anthony Hopkins & Alec Baldwin Director: Lee Tamahori  Rated: R: Restricted
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 57 minutes
  • Video: Color
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  • Originally Released: 1997
  • Label: Fox Searchlight
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish
    • DTS HD Master Audio - English, French, Spanish
    • Subtitles - Cantonese, Korean, Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:

Box Office - 10/01/1997
"...[THE EDGE] exhibits a restrained literateness that's quite effective..."
Sight and Sound - 02/01/1998
"...THE EDGE boasts some awesome effects..."
USA Today - 09/26/1997
"...Great bear. Great Hopkins...
New York Times - 09/26/1997
"...A barbed, great-looking adventure film written cannily by David Mamet and directed with verve and fury by Lee Tamahori..."
Entertainment Weekly - 10/03/1997
"...The well-matched actors grab their parts with disciplined ferocity. Baldwin does his best work in a long time....And Hopkins creates one of his most satisfying, complex characters..."
Los Angeles Times - 09/26/1997
"...THE EDGE's fusion of Mametspeak with a true life adventure remains brawny entertainment..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 09/26/1997
"...It's subtly funny in the way it toys with the cliches of the genre....The movie contains glorious scenery..."
A.V. Club - 05/26/2010
"Hopkins does fine work as a billionaire stranded in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness with a smarmy photographer, played by Alec Baldwin....THE EDGE is an interesting footnote in the Mamet canon..." -- Grade: B
Premiere - 05/11/2010
4 stars out of 4 -- "Brilliantly written by David Mamet, and beautifully directed by Lee Tamahori, it's thought-provoking, quotable, and worthy of endless analysis."

Product Description:

An aging billionaire (Hopkins) and a fashion photographer (Baldwin) having an affair with the rich man's wife must struggle against the elements--including a man-eating bear--after their plane goes down in the Alaskan wild. An unusually dense and cerebral wilderness thriller, penned by literatus David Mamet and helmed by Tamahori (ONCE WERE WARRIORS).

Plot Keywords:

Action | Adventure | Bears | Escape | Recommended | Rivalry | Theatrical Release | Wilderness

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 96,130
  • UPC: 024543657866
  • Shipping Weight: 0.15/lbs (approx)
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