That Thing You Do! (Blu-ray) PG

In every life there comes a time when that dream you dream becomes that thing you do.
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Format:  Blu-ray
item number:  9V28
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 48 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: April 2, 2013
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: 20th Century Fox
  • Note: "Feel Alright" music video
    • The Wonders! Big In Japan!
    • The story of The Wonders
    • Making That Thing You Do!
    • That Thing You Do! reunion
    • HBO First Look: The Making Of That Thing You Do!
  • Dual Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround - English
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • DTS HD Master Audio - English
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh93%

Total Count: 57


User Ratings: 126,438
Rating: 3/5 -- Sweet, sleepy take on flash-in-the-pan '60s band. Full Review
Common Sense Media
Dec 18, 2010
...It remembers with great warmth a time and a place...
Chicago Sun-Times
Oct 4, 1996
4 stars out of 5 -- A real feelgood movie...
Ultimate DVD
Aug 1, 2007
Rating: 3.5/4 -- A movie as catchy and likable as the title song. Full Review
Three Movie Buffs
Jul 8, 2010
Hanks gives us a rocking musical film for the ages in That Thing You Do! Full Review
Solzy at the Movies
Nov 26, 2018
Rating: 4/5 -- It's absolutely impossible not to smile when "The Wonders" hear their song on the radio for the first time. Full Review
Apr 17, 2016
...Tom Hanks understands likable....Everett Scott is appropriately handsome and charming....Hanks and company allow us to dream...
Los Angeles Times
Oct 4, 1996

Product Description:

A cautionary pop fable following the meteoritic rise of "The Wonders," a fictitious foursome during the early days of pop-rock fandom. When jazz drummer Guy Patterson fills in for a session with a friend's band, a hit single is born and the smalltown boys find themselves riding a rollercoaster of success, guided by the opportunistic hand of a smooth-talking record label agent. Fun, cheerful, and innocent. Hanks' directorial debut. Academy Award Nominations: Best Original Song ("That Thing You Do").

Plot Synopsis:

Set in the 1964 and steeped in Americana, this film chronicles the meteoric rise -- and equally quick demise -- of a music group called The Wonders. The talented musicians start out playing in neighborhood joints. That changes after they meet a shrewd record executive, who advises the boys on how to dress, act and sing. Soon their song, "That Thing You Do," hits #1, and the group is on top of the world. Unfortunately, the song is The Wonders's only hit. And that's just one reason why the group's collapse happens so quickly...


Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release: October 4, 1996
  • Shown at the 1996 Toronto Film Festival.
  • Co-produced by Clinica estetico, in association with Clavius Base.
  • Color by DeLuxe.
  • Additional cast: Charlize Theron (Tina) and Chris Ellis (Horace)

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 27,781
  • UPC: 024543861102
  • Shipping Weight: 0.13/lbs (approx)
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