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Recruit, The
Genre: Thriller

Reviewed In Issue 73 (June 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan & Gabriel Macht

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: 5
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
Includes audio commentary by director Roger Donaldson and actor Colin Farrell, a 16-minute look inside the CIA training program, and four deleted scenes with optional commentary by Donaldson and Farrell. Also includes a THX

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Touchstone Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 29124
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Violence, sexuality and language
(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 115
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 05/27/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): Yes

 Credits Information

(Director): Roger Donaldson
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Story Synopsis:
Top MIT graduate James Clayton (Farrell) finds himself caught in a confusing web of intrigue when he is recruited to train for the CIA by agent Walter Burke (Pacino). He jumps at the chance with hopes of finding information about his late father, who Clayton suspects had worked for the agency. Taken to

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced DVD has been reframed from the theatrical 2.39:1 composition to a director-approved 1.78:1 presentation, and exhibits a clean picture, with sharp and nicely detailed images and excellent contrast. The picture has a look similar to many of today

The Dolby

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