True Crime (Widescreen)

Starring: Isaiah Washington Director: Clint Eastwood  Rated: R: Restricted
True Crime (Widescreen)
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 7 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1999
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: 2 Featurettes:
    • The Scene of the Crime- Cast/Crew Interviews
    • True Crime: True Stories - A Reporter's True-Life Experiences That Parallel the Movie
    • Diana Krall Why Should I Care' Music Video
    • Theatrical Trailer
  • Dual Layer
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Edited by
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Entertainment Reviews:

Sight and Sound - 06/??/1999
"...A gleeful, cigar chomping performance from James Woods..."
Entertainment Weekly - 04/16/1999
"...[A] cannily Eastwood-flattering justice drama..." -- Rating: B
New York Times - 03/19/1999
"...Quietly poignant....TRUE CRIME is directed by Mr. Eastwood with righteous indignation and increasingly strong momentum..."
USA Today - 03/19/1999
"...This is one of Eastwood's most fully realized performances..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 03/19/1999
"...A wickedly effective thriller....TRUE CRIME has a nice rhythm....Eastwood gives the movie a nice slow curve and fast break..."

Plot Keywords:

Journalists / Journalism | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: March 19, 1999.
  • The film was shot on location in Oakland, California, and the surrounding area.
  • Most of the San Quentin interiors were shot on a set built at Manex Studios in Alameda.
  • The action in Andrew Klavan's novel takes place in St. Louis, Missouri. Eastwood moved the setting to the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Everett's daughter in the film is played by Francesca Fisher-Eastwood, Eastwood's own daughter with Frances Fisher, who plays the tough prosecutor, Cecilia Nussbaum.
  • Fisher costarred, as Ruth DeWitt Bukater, in the blockbuster TITANIC, with Bernard Hill (Warden Plunkitt), who played Captain Smith.
  • Screenwriter Paul Brickman is best known for writing and directing RISKY BUSINESS.
  • Diane Venora (Barbara Everett) played Charlie Parker's wife, Chan, in Eastwood's BIRD.
  • Marissa Ribisi (Amy Wilson) is the sister of actor Giovanni Ribisi (SAVING PRIVATE RYAN) and made her film debut in Richard Linklater's DAZED AND CONFUSED.
  • "Why Should I Care," the song Diana Krall sings over the closing credits, was cowritten by Eastwood, Carole Bayer Sager, and Linda Thompson.
  • Eastwood's wife, Dina, has a small role as reporter Wilma Francis.
  • Lucy Liu (CHARLIE'S ANGELS), billed as Lucy Alexis Liu, has a small role as a toy-store clerk.

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  • Sales Rank: 2,818
  • UPC: 883929107636
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