Dick Tracy PG

Their turf. Their game. Their rules. They didn't count on HIS law...
Dick Tracy
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 45 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: April 2, 2002
  • Originally Released: 1990
  • Label: Walt Disney Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Stereo - French
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Access
    • Interactive Menus

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by &
Composition by
Cinematography by
Art Direction by
Produced by
Executive Production by , &

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"So many questions, so few answers."
  - Big Boy Caprice (Al Pacino)
"You don't know whether you want to hit me or kiss me. I get a lot of that."
  - Breathless Mahoney (Madonna) to Dick Tracy (Warren Beatty)
"Thanks for calling. I was wondering what a girl had to do to get arrested."
"Wearing a dress like that is a step in the right direction."
  - Dick Tracy to Breathless Mahoney (Warren Beatty and Madonna)

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1990 - Best Original Song: Stephen Sondheim

Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh63%

TOMATOMETER
Total Count: 49

Spilled53%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 77,198
The under-twenty-fives who form most of the cinema audience have no special reason to warm to a comic-strip hero devised in 1931. Full Review
The Spectator
Apr 9, 2019
...A visual knockout...
Rolling Stone
Jul 12, 1990
A waste of time and money. Full Review
Film4
Jul 13, 2010
Though it looks ravishing, Warren Beatty's longtime pet project is a curiously remote, uninvolving film. Full Review
Variety
Apr 23, 2009
...DICK TRACY is a great uninterrupted grin....Oddball and matchless...
New York Times
Jun 15, 1990
Rating: C+ -- Fails to be a compelling watch. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Jul 30, 2012
Forget the plot. The essence of Dick Tracy lies in characters and style, and there it exceeds last summer's clunky, over-produced Batman. Full Review
Associated Press
Aug 7, 2019

Product Description:

Warren Beatty directs and stars in this lavish adaptation of Chester Gould's famous comic strip. Against a stylized and solid color backdrop of 1930s Chicago, straight-laced, square-jawed, detective hero Dick Tracy battles gangster Big Boy Caprice -- and temptation in the form of blonde bombshell Breathless Mahoney. Dick's long-time girlfriend Tess Trueheart and a feisty street urchin are on hand to offer support. With songs by Stephen Sondheim, Madonna as Breathless Mahoney, and a vast array of cartoon villains -- Mumbles, Pruneface, Lips, Flattop -- brought to life by a glittering cast of stars.

Plot Synopsis:

Once again, director Beatty assembles an all-star cast. Dick Tracy, America's top crimestopper, goes up against a mob of colorful gangsters in this rich production. Academy Award Nominations: 7, including Best Supporting Actor--Al Pacino. Academy Awards: 3, including Best Makeup, Best Art Direction, Best Song ("Sooner or Later" by Stephen Sondheim).

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Production Notes:

  • Filmed in Los Angeles, California.
  • Began shooting February 1, 1989; completed early June 1989.
  • Released theatrically in the USA June 15, 1990, along with the short cartoon "Rollercoaster Rabbit."
  • Released on video December 18, 1990.
  • Film used Cinema Digital Sound (CD quality sound) for the first time.
  • Budget estimate $25-30 million.
  • Rated BBFC PG by the British Board of Film Classification.

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 11,277
  • UPC: 717951005298
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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