Death race
(DVD)

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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
0025195056601, 025195056601

Notes

General Note
Unrated.
General Note
Based on the 1975 story "Death race 2000" by Ib Melchior and the 1975 screenplay "Death race 2000" by Robert Thom and Charles Griffith.
General Note
Contains both the R-rated theatrical version and the Unrated extended version.
General Note
Special features: Start your engines: making a Death Race; behind the wheel: dissecting the stunts; feature commentary with director Paul W.S. Anderson and producer Jeremy Bolt (Unrated version only).
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Scott Kevan ; editor, Niven Howie ; music, Paul Haslinger ; production designer, Paul Denham Austerberry.
Participants/Performers
Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez, Max Ryan.
Description
Private corporations run most of the prisons across the U.S. for profit. Jensen Ames is framed for his wife's murder on the same day that the steel mill he works at closes. Ames is sent to prison where he is coerced by Hennessey, the sadistic prison warden, to drive a Ford Mustang and become known as the famous masked driver, Frankenstein. She tells Ames that she knows his baby was left in foster care, but that prisoners are freed upon winning five Death Races. Since he will take on the mask of the legendary Frankenstein, who had 4 wins at the time of his death, he will only need to win one race. It's a race to the finish and only the winner survives.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence and language ; Unrated.
System Details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Local note
DVD
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Anderson, P., Bolt, J., Corman, R., Wagner, P., Statham, J., Allen, J., McShane, I., Tyrese., Martinez, N., Ryan, M., Melchior, I., Thom, R., Griffith, C. B., & Ryan, M. (2008). Death race. Universal City, Calif.: Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Paul Anderson et al.. 2008. Death Race. Universal City, Calif.: Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Paul Anderson et al., Death Race. Universal City, Calif.: Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Anderson, Paul, et al. Death Race. Universal City, Calif.: Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2008. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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