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Quentin Tarantino scripted this wild and wooly blend of action and dark comedy, which reached theaters a year before his breakthrough hit Pulp Fiction. Clarence Worley (Christian Slater) is a well-meaning but socially unskilled comic-shop clerk whose idea of a big night out is catching a Sonny Chiba triple-feature at a downtown grindhouse. Clarence is celebrating his birthday in just such a manner when he meets a beautiful girl named Alabama (Patricia Arquette), and it's love at first sight for both of them. Clarence's enthusiasm isn't dampened much when he discovers Alabama is actually a prostitute who was paid by his boss to bump into him; she's only been in the business for a few days, and is more than eager to give up streetwalking to be with Clarence. However, Alabama is certain her pimp, Drexl (Gary Oldman), will not be happy; he's an ill-mannered sort with mob connections and a fondness for violence. Chivalrous Clarence offers to break the news to Drexl and collect her belongings, but he doesn't tell her he also plans to kill Drexl while he's there; a melee breaks out that leaves Drexl and his henchmen dead. Clarence grabs a suitcase that he thinks contains Alabama's clothes, but he discovers it instead holds five million dollars' worth of cocaine. The couple hits the road for California, planning to sell the dope and enjoy the good life in South America with the proceeds, but soon a group of very unhappy underworld characters are after them, as well as the police. True Romance also stars Dennis Hopper as Clarence's father, Christopher Walken as a mob boss who wants his cocaine back, Brad Pitt as a cheerful stoner, and Val Kilmer as the ghost of Elvis Presley. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide.
Digitally remastered picture and sound for home theaters, Three separate feature-length audio commentaries by stars Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette, director Tony Scott, and writer Quentin Tarantino, Feature-length storyboard track, Deleted and extended scenes with optional director commentary, Alternate ending with optional director and writer commentaries, Selective commentaries with Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer, Brad Pitt, and Michael Rapaport, Interactive behind-the-scenes featurette, Animated photo gallery, Vintage 1993 featurette, Theatrical trailer and TV spots, Cast & crew film highlights, Animated interactive menus, Enhanced features for your DVD-ROM PC: Screenplay viewer with storyboards; original production notes; web links.
|Starring:||John Cenatiempo, Christopher Walken, Anna Levine, Paul Ben-Victor, Gregory Sporleder, Eric Allan Kramer, Michael Beach, Christian Slater, Val Kilmer, Paul Bates, Tom Sizemore, Samuel L. Jackson, Patricia Arquette, Saul Rubinek, Patrick John Hurley, Victor Argo, Steve Gonzales, Michael Rapaport, Dennis Garber, Frank Adonis, Joe D'Angerio, Brad Pitt, James Gandolfini, Risa Bramon Garcia, Maria Pitillo, Conchata Ferrell, Lawrence Mason, Bronson Pinchot, Said Faraj, Billy Hopkins, Chris Penn, Kevin|
|Studio Name:||Warner Home Video|
|DVD Release Date:||09/24/2002|
|Run Time (in minutes):||121 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, DTS-HD Master Audio|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.25|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||7.8 x 7.8 x 7.8|
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