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20 Million Miles To Earth
Genre: Fantasy Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 65 (Oct 2002) Of Widescreen Review®

William Hopper & Joan Taylor

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 2
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Includes a vintage three-minute

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 07737
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $24.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 82
(Color Type): Black & White
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1957
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 06/25/02
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Nathan Juran
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
An American Spaceship has traveled 20 Million Miles To Earth and crashes just off the coast of Sicily. The rescue party discovers that Colonel Calder (Hopper) appears to be the only survivor. But there is a stowaway looming on the crashed rocket in the form of a big lump of goo, which quickly evolves into a massive reptilian creature. It isn

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a classic black-and-white picture, with a gray scale that is nicely balanced with generally deep blacks and bright whites. Images exhibit satisfying sharpness and detail. Expectedly, the source element is revealing of film grain, flecks of dirt, and artifacts; and the appearance of these artifacts is amplified for the visual effects shots. Unfortunately, edge enhancement creates bothersome white halos around images, and some pixelization is noticed. (Suzanne Hodges) Also includes a modified 1.33:1 version (not reviewed).

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