This new Special Edition DVD boasts over two hours of exceptional, rare bonus material but, in reality, this DVD seems rather standard. Includes audio commentary with director Ron Howard, four deleted scenes, a 13-minute What Would You Do? featurette, and a four-minute Between Takes highlight.
Mel Gibson stars as Tom Mullen, a wealthy executive known for buying his way out of trouble. Mullen faces inconceivable odds when his son is abducted by a group of money-hungry criminals led by corrupt cop Jimmy Shaker (Sinise) asking for a $2 million Ransom. Unsure if he will ever see his son again, Mullen makes a decision that pits him against his wife (Russo), police officials, the media, and a community scrutinizing his bounty on the kidnapers
We have all come to accept the fact that the studios like to double-dip into their catalog titles when releasing DVDs. But when it comes to re-releasing an unexceptional
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