Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 53 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: May 15, 2012
- Originally Released: 1999
- Label: Criterion
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: New selected-scene audio commentary featuring Jonze's friend and competitor the filmmaker Michel Gondry
- New behind-the-scenes documentary by filmmaker Lance Bangs
- New conversation between actor John Malkovich and humorist John Hodgman
- New interview with Jonze in which he discusses his on-set photos
- Two films within the film: 71/2 Floor Orientation and "American Arts & Culture" Presents John Horatio Malkovich: "Dance of Despair and Disillusionment"
- An Intimate Portrait of the Art of Puppeteering, a documentary by Bangs
- Trailer and TV Spots
- Plus: a Booklet featuring a conversation between Jonze and pop-culture critic Perkus Tooth
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- DTS HD Master Audio - English
- Subtitles - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
"...Devilishly inventive....Spike Jonze and scripter Charlie Kaufman take outlandishness to dizzying heights, and the ideas never let up..."
Rolling Stone - 11/11/1999
Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's "Ten Best Movies of 1999" -- "...A blast of pure oxygen....This movie of constant astonishments will make you laugh hard and long..."
Film Comment - 09/01/1999
"...As paradoxically cerebral and patently ridiculous as its title implies..."
Premiere - 11/01/1999
"...Visionary....[Malkovich] steals the show..."
Los Angeles Times - 10/29/1999
"...BEING JOHN MALKOVICH is a clever and outrageous piece of whimsical fantasy that is unique, unpredictable and more than a little strange..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 10/29/1999
"...BEING JOHN MALKOVICH supplies a stream of dazzling inventions, twists and wicked paradoxes..."
Premiere - 09/01/2005
"Malkovich, lampooning his own reputation, is brilliant."
A.V. Club - 05/16/2012
"[I]t's as uproarious now as it ever was, the film's themes about identity and desire have only deepened with time, as the Internet has grown into a place where personae are fluid and sometimes false..."
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