I Heart Huckabees (2-DVD Special Edition) R

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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 47 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: February 22, 2005
  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: Fox Searchlight
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • 2-Disc Set
  • Disc One:

  • Side 1: I HEART HUCKABEES
  • Aspect Ratio: Pan & Scan - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 - Spanish
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary:
      1. David O. Russell - Director
      2. Jason Schwartzman - Star, Mark Wahlberg - Star, Naomi Watts - Star
    • Additional Footage - "Inside Look (In Her Shoes)"
  • Side 2: I HEART HUCKABEES
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary - David O. Russell - Director
    • Audio Commentary - Jason Schwartzman - Star, Mark Wahlberg - Star, and Naomi Watts - Star

    Disc Two: (Bonus Material)

    • Alternate Scenes
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Outtakes
    • Additional Footage - "Inside Look (In Her Shoes)"
    • Production Interview - The Charlie Rose Show
    • Behind the Scenes Footage
    • Featurette - I Heart Huckabees Production
    • Trailers
    • TV Spots:
      1. Six Open Spaces Coalition PSAs
      2. I HEART HUCKABEES Commercials
      3. Infomercial (long version)
      4. Informercial Extra Dialogue tangents and Jon Brion's performances
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Photos - Photo Montage

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Executive Production by , &

Entertainment Reviews:

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Total Count: 194

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 175,470
I ♥ Huckabees is a rarity-a tremendously optimistic film for a truly dark time. Full Review
Film Comment Magazine
Nov 19, 2013
You don't get many clear answers from this film and maybe that's for the better. Full Review
The Tyee (British Columbia)
Aug 24, 2017
[E]xuberant and often poignant....Schwartzman and Law are pitch-perfect in their roles...
Los Angeles Times
Oct 1, 2004
While superficially I Heart Huckabees is a deranging experience, it ends up being deeply reassuring. Full Review
London Evening Standard
Dec 20, 2017
HUCKABEES is like no other film you've seen....It's full of ideas, non-sequiturs and puzzles, and insanely inspired...
Uncut
Dec 1, 2004
[The film] captures liberal-left despair with astonishingly good humor...
New York Times
Oct 1, 2004
Rating: A- -- Metaphysics, madness and Mancala meet in this fun, fresh and overtly philosophical tale about, well, all kinds of things, really. Full Review
Film Scouts
Jun 21, 2007

Product Description:

David O. Russell, the director of dark incest comedy SPANKING THE MONKEY, slapstick ensemble FLIRTING WITH DISASTER, and Gulf War adventure THE THREE KINGS, has established himself as a boldly original filmmaker. With his fourth film, I HEART HUCKABEES, Russell continues to defy easy definition, mixing physical comedy, existential philosophy, corporate satire, and quixotic quest. Jason Schwartzman, proving that he is capable of more than simply reviving his iconic RUSHMORE character, plays Albert, an environmental activist prone to bad poetry and self-doubt. During his campaign to stop Huckabees, a suburban superstore, from destroying marshland, Albert's group is taken over by one of the store's vapidly charming salesmen, a pitch-perfect Jude Law. Utterly distraught and questioning the meaning of life, Albert seeks the help of a bizarre husband-and-wife team of "existential detectives." By spying on Albert's daily life, they seek to help him answer that most elemental of human questions, "Why am I here'"

A stellar ensemble class including Naomi Watts, Dustin Hoffman, Lily Tomlin, Isabelle Huppert, and an inspired Mark Wahlberg manage to do justice to the sparkling wit and intelligence of the script. In less adept hands, the pace and complexity of the film could easily become a chaotic mess. Yet Russell, in what is arguably his finest film to date, proves that a movie need not be esoteric to tackle the profound.

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Production Notes:

  • THEATRICAL RELEASE: OCTOBER 8, 2004
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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 6,565
  • UPC: 024543169611
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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