True crime /

A boozing, skirt-chasing and hard-living reporter realizes a death row prisoner scheduled to die at midnight is innocent. He races against time to save the man and perhaps lift his own life out of the trash heap.

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Corporate Authors: Warner Bros.
Malpaso (Company)

Warner Home Video (Firm)
Other Authors: Eastwood, Clint, 1930-
Zanuck, Richard D.

Zanuck, Lili Fini.

Gross, Larry, 1953-

Brickman, Paul.

Schiff, Stephen.

Washington, Isaiah.

Leary, Denis.

Hamilton, Lisa Gay, 1964-

Venora, Diane.

Hill, Bernard, 1944-

Woods, James, 1947-

Klavan, Andrew.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published:Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©1999.
Series:Clint Eastwood : 35 films 35 years.
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Uniform Title:True crime (Motion picture : 1999)
Summary:A boozing, skirt-chasing and hard-living reporter realizes a death row prisoner scheduled to die at midnight is innocent. He races against time to save the man and perhaps lift his own life out of the trash heap.
Language Notes:English language soundtrack (Dolby surround 5.1) with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
General Notes:Widescreen format with dual-layer format.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Special features: 2 behind-the-scenes documentaries: The scene of the crime, featuring cast/filmmaker interviews and True crime: true stories, recounting a reporter's true-life experiences that parallel the movie ; music video, Why should I care?, performed by Diana Krall ; cast and crew profiles ; theatrical trailer ; scene selections.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Music, Lennie Niehaus ; editor, Joel Cox ; production design, Henry Bumstead ; director of photography, Jack N. Green ; editor, Joel Cox ; executive producer, Tom Rooker.
Performer:Clint Eastwood, Isaiah Washington, Denis Leary, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Diane Venora, Bernard Hill, James Woods.
System Details:DVD.
Audience:MPAA rating: R.
Production Credits:Music, Lennie Niehaus ; editor, Joel Cox ; production design, Henry Bumstead ; director of photography, Jack N. Green ; editor, Joel Cox ; executive producer, Tom Rooker.
ISBN:0790742268 :
9780790742267
Author Notes:

Comedian and actor Denis Colin Leary was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on August 18, 1957 and holds dual citizenship in the U. S. and Ireland. He graduated from Emerson College in Boston in 1979 and taught comedy writing classes there.

Leary has appeared in over 40 movies and been nominated for several Emmy and Golden Globe awards. He is the star and co-creator of the television show Rescue Me. Leary has also produced many movies, television shows, and specials, and he guest-starred on an episode of The Simpsons. Leary wrote the bestselling book Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid in 2008.

He created the Leary Firefighters Foundation in 2000, which contributes funds to Massachusetts and New York City fire departments. He has also raised money for the families of the firemen killed on September 11, 2001, as well as donated boats to New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.

Leary married Ann Lembeck in 1989 and has two children.

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