- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 43 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 10, 2002
- Originally Released: 2002
- Label: Warner Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Snap Case
- Single Side - Dual Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- DTS Stereo Surround - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
- EMBRACING THE CHAOS: A CONVERSATION WITH THE CAST
- METH AND METHOD (Production Design Documentary)
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Rolling Stone - 05/09/2002
"...D'Onofrio creates a rock-the-house villain. He's the fire in the belly of this cool groove of a movie..."
Box Office - 05/01/2002
"...It's a sharp movie..."
Entertainment Weekly - 05/03/2002
"...Val Kilmer seems especially refreshed....D'Onofrio goes positively gaga as a monstrous, noseless meth boss who practically dares viewers to watch him..."
Movieline's Hollywood Life - 04/01/2002
"...THE SALTON SEA grabs us from the opening scenes....Gayton has penned a film noir narration that is unusually eloquent and includes touches of wicked humor..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 05/10/2002
"...It contains elements of startling originality....D'Onofrio is a gifted actor....Endlessly, grotesquely, inventive..."