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Behind The Scenes Featurette, Biographies, Director Commentary, Music Videos, Original Theatrical Trailer, Production Notes, Trailers.
Packaging is Side-by-Side.
|Studio Name:||Paramount Home Entertainment|
|DVD Release Date:||01/01/2011|
|Run Time (in minutes):||245 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.33|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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