- Number of Discs: 5
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 6 hours, 14 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 3, 2000
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: There is no French soundtrack for "THE LIVING SEA"
- Box Set
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- DTS Surround 5.1 - English
- Additional Release Material:
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Boxed set includes five IMAX films directed by MacGillivray Freeman.
DOLPHINS: Journey to the warm waters and shining white sands of the Bahamas, where the swimmy smiling dolphins play and communicate with each other and with humans. From there, travel to the colder shores of Argentina, where the endlessly acrobatic dusky dolphins choreograph a massive effort to hunt for food.
THE LIVING SEA: Created for exhibition in IMAX Theaters, THE LIVING SEA explores the Earth's
THE MAGIC OF FLIGHT: Created for exhibition in IMAX Theaters, MAGIC OF FLIGHT takes you on a journey through the history of aircraft.
STORMCHASERS: This large format film follows a couple of meteorologists through some of the most extreme weather conditions on Earth. Monsoons, hurricanes, and tornadoes are the stars of this film, which also includes the short that shows the perils of filming such dangerous storms, "The Making of 'Stormchasers'"
THE DISCOVERERS: Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Dr. Daniel J. Boorstein, THE DISCOVERERS recreates some of the most amazing discoveries in human history. The viewer is transported back in time to Sir Isaac Newton's British lab and then transported back to the present to see Dr. Louis Herman and his cerebral dolphins in Hawaii, with many other amazing discoveries to come. Also includes THE MAKING OF THE DISCOVERERS, providing a behind-the-scenes look at how the filmmakers recreated these historic events.
Description by Image Entertainment:
Five fascinating large-screen IMAX format films, each with extensive behind-the-scenes "making of" footage, in one box! "The Discoverers" (1994, 72 min.) - From the earliest voyages that mapped the Earth to today's launches into space, this film examines our desire to expand the boundaries of knowledge. "Dolphins" (2000, 77 min.) - Brimming with details about the complex lives of these fascinating animals, this ocean adventure film takes you into the very heart of the world of Dolphins. "The Living Sea" (1995, 77 min.) - Come face to face with life-sized humpback whales, thousands of golden jellyfish and giant clams. Go 3,000 feet down to view strange creatures which live where sunlight never penetrates deep down. "The Magic of Flight" (1996, 81 min.) - Relive the first flight of the Wright Brothers, soar with the world-famous Blue Angels and more in this technological thrill ride with some of the most amazing airborne footage ever captured on film. "Stormchasers" (1995, 67 min.) - Join storm-chasing meteorologists who put themselves in the heart of extreme weather conditions--hurricanes, monsoons, and tornadoes--in order to understand how they form.