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
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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:


Total Count: 49


User Ratings: 77,198
In spite of a stellar cast led by Beatty as the square-jawed cop, Dick Tracy never comes to life--it's the rough idea of a Dick Tracy movie, stiff, formless, and kind of dumb. Full Review
Jul 3, 2018
This has an appealing two-dimensional comic-book look, but lacks the vision to go with it, not to mention an interesting hero or a feeling for action. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Apr 18, 2007
Though it looks ravishing, Warren Beatty's longtime pet project is a curiously remote, uninvolving film. Full Review
Apr 23, 2009
A waste of time and money. Full Review
Jul 13, 2010
It's an accomplished stylistic exercise, reconsidering the pop culture of the '30s through the perspective of the late 20th century.
A.V. Club
Jan 2, 2013
Rating: 7/10 -- "Dick Tracy" isn't in the top tier of comic-book adaptations, but ingenuous art direction and set decoration and some crazy make-up jobs create a film that's still a delight to watch. Full Review
Movie Metropolis
Dec 10, 2012
Forget the hype. Now for the real question: How's the damn movie? Answer: Pretty darn swell. Full Review
Apr 7, 2008

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).


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: 11,071
  • UPC: 717951005298
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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