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The Resource The usual suspects, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment and Spelling Films International present a Blue Parrot/Bad Hat Harry production ; written by Christopher McQuarrie ; producers, Bryan Singer & Michael McDonnell ; director, Bryan Singer

The usual suspects, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment and Spelling Films International present a Blue Parrot/Bad Hat Harry production ; written by Christopher McQuarrie ; producers, Bryan Singer & Michael McDonnell ; director, Bryan Singer

Label
The usual suspects
Title
The usual suspects
Statement of responsibility
PolyGram Filmed Entertainment and Spelling Films International present a Blue Parrot/Bad Hat Harry production ; written by Christopher McQuarrie ; producers, Bryan Singer & Michael McDonnell ; director, Bryan Singer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
Awards note
Academy Award winner, 1996: Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Kevin Spacey) ; Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Christopher McQuarrie)
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Newton Thomas Sigel ; editor, John Ottman ; music, John Ottman
Language note
In English or French; optional subtitles in English, French & Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.D4
LC item number
U78 2002
PerformerNote
Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin Pollak, Pete Postlethwaite, Kevin Spacey, Suzy Amis, Benecio del Toro
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1965-
  • 1966-
  • 1950-
  • 1958-
  • 1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Singer, Bryan
  • McQuarrie, Christopher
  • McDonnell, Michael
  • Sigel, Newton Thomas
  • Ottman, John
  • Baldwin, Stephen
  • Byrne, Gabriel
  • Palminteri, Chazz
  • Pollak, Kevin
  • Postlethwaite, Pete
  • Spacey, Kevin
  • Amis, Suzy
  • Toro, Benicio del
  • PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
  • Spelling Films International
  • Blue Parrot (Firm)
  • Bad Hat Harry Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
106
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminals
  • Crime
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The usual suspects, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment and Spelling Films International present a Blue Parrot/Bad Hat Harry production ; written by Christopher McQuarrie ; producers, Bryan Singer & Michael McDonnell ; director, Bryan Singer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995
  • Widescreen and standard versions of feature film on one side of disc; special features on second side
  • Special features: deleted scenes with John Ottman introduction; featurettes: Pursuing the suspects, Keyser Soze, Lie or legend featurette, Doing time with the suspects, Heisting Cannes with The usual suspects; gag reel with introduction by Bryan Singer; audio commentary with Bryan Singer and Christopher McQuarrie; audio commentary with John Ottman; advertisements and trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side A. widescreen and standard versions -- side B. special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9780792852193
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616874818
  • 883904139300
  • 883904286981
  • 883904328278
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1003332
  • 1003332.1.A, 1003332.1.B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)49544200
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby surround; double sided
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The usual suspects, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment and Spelling Films International present a Blue Parrot/Bad Hat Harry production ; written by Christopher McQuarrie ; producers, Bryan Singer & Michael McDonnell ; director, Bryan Singer
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995
  • Widescreen and standard versions of feature film on one side of disc; special features on second side
  • Special features: deleted scenes with John Ottman introduction; featurettes: Pursuing the suspects, Keyser Soze, Lie or legend featurette, Doing time with the suspects, Heisting Cannes with The usual suspects; gag reel with introduction by Bryan Singer; audio commentary with Bryan Singer and Christopher McQuarrie; audio commentary with John Ottman; advertisements and trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side A. widescreen and standard versions -- side B. special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9780792852193
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616874818
  • 883904139300
  • 883904286981
  • 883904328278
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1003332
  • 1003332.1.A, 1003332.1.B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)49544200
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby surround; double sided
Video recording format
DVD

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