The Bodyguard R

Never let her out of your sight. Never let your guard down. Never fall in love.
The Bodyguard
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DVD Features:

  • New making-of documentary Memories of The Bodyguard
  • Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You music video
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Audio Commentary
  • Widescreen
  • Audio: English [CC], French
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: February 1, 2005
  • Originally Released: 1992
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Special Edition
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Surround 5.1 English
    • Dolby Surround Stereo 2.0 French
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary: Crew and Cast Featuring Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston - Stars
    • Interviews: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston - Stars
    • Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
    • Music Video: Whiney Houston - "I Will Always Love You"

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Entertainment Reviews:

Rotten34%

TOMATOMETER
Total Count: 38

Upright64%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 260,603
Rating: 2/4 -- The premise is workable, but the movie is sabotaged by several elements, including the hot-and-cold dialogue, obvious red herrings, and a ludicrous climax centering on an assassination attempt at the Academy Awards ceremony. Full Review
Creative Loafing
Apr 26, 2012
Rating: 3/4 -- The movie does contain a love story, but it's the kind of guarded passion that grows between two people who spend a lot of time keeping their priorities straight. Full Review
Chicago Sun-Times
Jan 1, 2000
if you can overlook the obvious flaws--a bumpy beginning, a villain whose motive is both too obvious and hard to swallow--The Bodyguard has its flashy, shallow pleasures. There's some wit in Kasdan's script, and dread in the Oscar-ceremony climax. Full Review
Newsweek
Feb 7, 2018
Lawrence Kasdan, it seems, mulled over the first draft of his screenplay twenty years ago; it should have been left to languish in development purgatory. Full Review
Time Out
Feb 9, 2006
Old fashioned star vehicle that makes no bones about manipulating its audience, but which does so with plenty of theatrical gusto. Full Review
Film4
Mar 1, 2012
As a suspense film, The Bodyguard delivers a big chill. And as a love story, it erects a grand canyon between its unromantic, reluctant Romeo and its glitzy, but boring Juliet. Full Review
Hartford Courant
Jun 6, 2018
A suspense classic that never lets up. Full Review
We Live Entertainment
Nov 26, 2017

Description by OLDIES.com:

In her spectacular film debut, Whitney Houston plays Rachel Marron, a music/movie superstar at her peak. Fans want to see her. Hear her. Touch her. But one wants to kill her - and that's where security expert Frank Farmer (Kevin Costner) comes in. Farmer is a professional who never lets his guard down. Rachel has always been in control of her glamorous life. Each expects to be in charge. What they don't expect is to fall in love.

Product Description:

A former secret service agent is now a bodyguard for a pop superstar turned actress. In the course of protecting the unpredictable star from a homicidal fan, they develop a trust and love that is rare for both. Screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan. Academy Award Nominations: Best Song ("I Have Nothing"), Best Song ("Run To You").

Description by Warner Home Video:

The Bodyguard stars Whitney Houston as a pop-music diva and Kevin Costner as the ultra-serious bodyguard assigned to protect her in teh aftermath of several death threats. Initially repelled by each other like water and oil, a passion ignites between them as teh danger increases, transforming them as everythign around them explodes.

Plot Synopsis:

A freelance bodyguard, once a CIA agent, is approached by a friend to protect a singer/actress superstar after she starts receiving hate mail.

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Production Notes:

  • The William Randolph Hearst estate San Simeon is used for the estate belonging to Houston in the film.
  • Extracts from the films "Yojimbo" (1961) and "Metropolis" (1926) are shown.
  • Shot in Technicolor.

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  • Sales Rank: 374
  • UPC: 085393366629
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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