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Unbreakable (2 Disc Collectors Edition) [DVD] [2000]


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  • Actors: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright, Spencer Treat Clark, Charlayne Woodard
  • Directors: M. Night Shyamalan
  • Writers: M. Night Shyamalan
  • Producers: M. Night Shyamalan, Barry Mendel, Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Sam Mercer
  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, French, Italian
  • Dubbed: French, Italian
  • Subtitles For The Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: 12
  • Studio: Walt Disney Studios HE
  • DVD Release Date: 29 Oct 2001
  • Run Time: 102 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00005IBMM
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 10,055 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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DVD Special Features:

Fully produced additional scenes not seen in theatres introduced by M. Night Shyamalan
Behind the scenes, featuring Bruce Willis
Comic books and superheroes--exclusive feature with Samuel L. Jackson
The train station sequence: multi-angle featurette
An excerpt from an early film of M. Night Shyamalan
Two collectable Alex Ross illustrations
Languages: Dolby Digital 5.1 English, French, Italian
Subtitles: English, English for the hearing impaired, French, Italian
Widescreen 2.35:1

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In Unbreakable, writer-director M. Night Shyamalan reunites with Sixth Sense star Bruce Willis, comes up with another story of everyday folk baffled by the supernatural (or at least unknown-to-science) and returns to his home town, presenting Philadelphia as a wintry haunt of the bizarre yet transcendent. This time around, Willis (in earnest, agonised, frankly bald Twelve Monkeys mode) has the paranormal abilities, and a superbly un-typecast Samuel L. Jackson is the investigator who digs into someone else's strange life to prompt startling revelations about his own. David Dunn (Willis), an ex-jock security guard with a failing marriage (to Robin Wright Penn), is the stunned sole survivor of a train derailment. Approached by Elijah Price (Jackson), a dealer in comic book art who suffers from a rare brittle bone syndrome, Dunn comes to wonder whether Price's theory that he has superhuman abilities might not hold water. Dunn's young son Joseph (Spencer Treat Clark) encourages him to test his powers and the primal scene of Superman bouncing a bullet off his chest is rewritten as an amazing kitchen confrontation when Joseph pulls the family gun on Dad in a desperate attempt to convince him that he really is unbreakable (surely, "Invulnerable" would have been a more apt title). Half-convinced he is the real-world equivalent of a superhero, Dunn commences a never-ending battle against crime but learns a hard lesson about balancing forces in the universe.

Throughout, the film refers to comic-book imagery--with Dunn's security guard slicker coming to look like a cape, and Price's gallery taking on elements of a Batcave-like lair--while the lectures on artwork and symbolism feed back into the plot. The last act offers a terrific suspense-thriller scene, which (like the similar family-saving at the end of The Sixth Sense) is a self-contained sub-plot that slingshots a twist ending that may have been obvious all along. Some viewers might find the stately solemnity with which Shyamalan approaches a subject usually treated with colourful silliness offputting, but Unbreakable wins points for not playing safe and proves that both Willis and Jackson, too often cast in lazy blockbusters, have the acting chops to enter the heart of darkness. --Kim Newman


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36 of 37 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 15 Jun 2003
Format: DVD
i've seen sixth sense... i jumped and talked endlessly about that all important twist... i adored the re-invention of bruce willis....
i rented this movie becuase i was too broke when it was at the cinema, i was interested in the story-a little complex i thought something about some guy who survives a train crash and doesn't even have a scratch on him... maybe it'll be like a modern day superman...
i wasn't expecting what i got
from the start i knew i wasn't watching some big blockbuster action superhero movie from the cries of the baby born in the first scene... the camera action-the cinematography and that chilling soundtrack... this movie blew me away, just the concept of introducing the idea of super-human power to this guy whos life was not what you'd expect to be superhero, his wife is sleeping in a seperate bed, he works a menial job (no newspaper side job here!) making him almost like a comic book character is outstanding, it could have been a messy job but the director makes it poetry.
slow paced at times but for good reason, you not only get to know this ordinary guy struggle to understand what he might be but you also see an outstanding performace by Mr Jackson who plays a man who breaks easily-moulding the unwilling Mr Willis trying to help him understand his importance...
i swear i never get bored watching this piece of art
the soundtrack will soon be in my cd collection
and i will never look at comic books quite the same
please watch it
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Omer Ahmad on 15 May 2006
Format: DVD
'Unbreakable' is an excellent film because it has a very specific mix of ingredients: Willis' character is reticent about his feelings and his acting is appropriately understated. Samuel Jackson plays not the overarching villain mastermind, but just another damaged character looking for answers. The soundtrack by James Newton Howard is crucial to the development of the mood for the entire film and the direction by Shyamalan is very 'Hitchcock-esque'. Shyamalan is a self confessed Hitchcock fan and movement and angles and colours help to enhance the telling of the story whilst never failing to remind the viewer of the Hitchcock influence.

This film is more than just a tale with a twist; every character in this film is damaged or missing something in his or her life and the film is as much about a quietly failing dysfunctional family as it is about the resolution of the mystery. If it is 'Die Hard II meets 'Signs' you want then this is not for you, neither is it like any other Shyamalan movie. Accusations by those that find this film tedious, slow, boring is analogous to saying "'Rocky' is only about boxing". This film could have won awards if it had a plot based on the social malaise similar to that of 'American Beauty' and Willis and Jackson have proved they have the acting skills to make a match for any of those highbrow films that take themselves so seriously.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 29 Oct 2001
Format: DVD
Unbreakable is obviously a work of the heart, a painfully slow movie that it's director M. Night Shyamalan has taken time to carefully craft, so for the impatient among you this could be quite an effort to sit through.
Technically this movie is superb, it's length affording a detail that comic afficionados may be able to spot in the later stages as integral to the story. The atmosphere similar to that of the Sixth Sense has the appearence of a normality that promises secrets beneath. A tension lies in the air ever present but undefineable until Shyamalan decides to let you in on his secrets.
Willis provides an understated performance that fits the tone of the movie as does Jackson repressing his trademark flair for the dramatic.It is Jackson who makes the movie, intriguing the viewer with the unasked questions he knows the answers to but isn't telling.
Unbreakable is a highly satisfying film in the same vein as the Sixth Sense, a pacing beautiful film to be watched on a rainy Sunday afternoon so that the time can be taken to admire it's workmanship.An enjoyable break from the norm
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Caleb Williams VINE VOICE on 1 Sep 2006
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M. Night Shyamalon's vision...a cast with the likes of Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson...the genre, world, and outlying universe of comic book superheroes and villians...that are closer to home than we realize!

The story itself is a work of art. Themes arise as we see a man named Elijah (Jackson) search the world over for a sign, a hint that maybe someone is the opposite of him. What Elijah is is a frail man with a bone disease that makes his bones brittle and privy to breaking easily. Who he is looking for is someone who is...unbreakable.

David Dunn (Willis) is a security gaurd for a college stadium. He lives a simple life and raises his son with his wife (played by Robin Wright Penn). The two are going through a tough time but due to their history are working it out, while at the same time their son discovers that his dad is not like other kid's dads...

The movie is thick in theme and strong in character development. After all, we're talking about weaving the mythos surrounding comic book superhero's into the here and now. Good vs. Evil. Or is it? A superb plot with many messages and analogies that abound, "unbreakable" is more than just a film, or work of "art". It's simply another great story by Shyamalon.

The depth doesn't stop there, I encourage you to look at the bonus disc for features that delve further into M. Knight's vision behind the story, and the history of the superhero. It add's a lot to the overall package and makes this DVD all the more enjoyable as a gem in any collection!
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