The Specials

Starring: Rob Lowe & Thomas Haden Church Director: Craig Mazin  Rated: R: Restricted
The Specials
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 22 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2000
  • Label: Starz / Anchor Bay
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.77
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Sound - English
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
    • Bonus Footage: Wedding Video
    • Audio Commentary:
      1. James Gunn - Writer & Actor/Paget Brewster - Actor
      2. Craig Mazin - Director/James Gunn - Actor/Mark Altman - Producer/Mojo - Visual Effects Supervisor
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Behind-The-Scenes Photos

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring &
Performer: , , , , , , , &
Directed by
Screenwriting by
Produced by

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"Are you Minute Man'"--Girl in a car "Minute Man. [Pronounces "my-noot"] Do I look like a soldier from the Revolutionary War' No. I turn small. Think!"
  - Minute Man (James Gunn)
"Superheroes don't get Oscars; we get action figures."
  - The Strobe (Thomas Haden Church)
"There are no useless Specials…except Mr. Smart. He's a wash-out."
  - The Weevil (Rob Lowe) to Nightbird (Jordan Ladd)

Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 09/22/2000
"...Generates a steady current of humor..."

Plot Keywords:

Action | Adventure | Documentary | Spoof | Superheroes | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release: September 22, 2000 (LIMITED)
  • Melissa Joan Hart (of SABRINA, THE TEENAGE WITCH) has a cameo as Sunlight Grrrl.
  • John Doe, actor and singer/bassist for the band X, appears briefly as one of the eight people that make up the hero Eight.

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  • Sales Rank: 8,217
  • UPC: 013131279399
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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