- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 43 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 19, 2006
- Originally Released: 2005
- Label: Lions Gate
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Closed Captioned - English - Optional
- Dolby Digital Surround Sound Stereo 2.0 - English
- Additional Release Material:
- "Controversial Confection: The Soul of HARD CANDY"
- Deleted and Extended Scenes
- "Creating HARD CANDY"
- Brian Nelson - Writer, David Slade - Director
- Patrick Wilson, Ellen Page - Stars
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Entertainment Weekly - 04/21/2006
"To watch HARD CANDY is, at moments, to be very afraid, but the scariest thing about it is the fury of Page's talent." -- Grade: B+
Los Angeles Times - 05/05/2006
"Small, dark and intense..."
USA Today - 04/14/2006
"HARD CANDY, a highly original psychological thriller/revenge fantasy, can be bitterly hard to take and uncomfortably intense, but it's well worth consuming."
Total Film - 07/01/2006
3 stars out of 5 -- "HARD CANDY's greatness is to be found in this young actress: stardom beckons for Page."
Sight and Sound - 07/01/2006
"The opening act is horrifying seductive....Remarkably accomplished in its mix of remorselessness drive and perspective twists."
Premiere - 10/01/2006
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "This is a strange, and strangely effective, breed of thriller: an indie avenger tale..."
Ultimate DVD - 10/01/2006
4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] suspense-filled movie on a par with Japanese chiller AUDITION..."
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