Blu-Ray

Philadelphia

Model: BD19882

SKU: 406630 Product ID: 709947

Format ‐ Blu-Ray

Genre ‐ Drama

Rating ‐ M

Consumer Advice ‐ Coarse language and mature themes

Release Date ‐ 06/06/13

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Description

    Hailed as a landmark film that dazzles with deep emotion and exceptional acting, PHILADELPHIA stars Academy Award winners Tom Hanks (Best Actor in a Leading Role, 1994, Forrest Gump, and Best Actor, 1993, Philadelphia) and Denzel Washington (Best Actor, 2002, Training Day) as two competing lawyers who join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.

    Special Features
    Deleted Scenes
    Music video for the Academy Award-winning Original Song 'Streets of Philadelphia' by Bruce Springsteen
    Courthouse Protest Footage & Interviews
    People Like Us: Making Philadelphia
    Original Making-of Featurette
    The Critically Acclaimed Documentary 'One Foot on a Banana Peel, the Other Foot in the Grave'

Details

    Actors - Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Antonio Banderas, Mary Steenburgen, Ron Vawter, Joanne Woodward

    Film Genre - Drama

    Label - Universal Sony Pictures P/l

    Audio - English (DTS-HD 5.1)

    Subtitles - English

    Running Time - 125

    Aspect ratio - 1.85:1

    Region Coding - B (Blu-Ray)

    TV Standard - HD

    Rating - M

    Consumer Advice - Coarse language and mature themes

    Year of Release - 1993

    Primary Format - Movies/TV - Blu-Ray

Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good, but hardly, great... "Philadelphia" is hardly a landmark film. Dealing with sensitive issues including AIDS, discrimination, the law and court-room justice, this film saw Hanks (a very over-rated actor) receive his first Academy Award. Sentimental and didactic the film's best performance comes from Washington. Its a good film but not as searing as some critics would have you believe. In a word, pedestrian.
Date published: 2017-09-22
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