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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Daddy & Them
Genre: Comedy Drama

Reviewed In Issue 82 (Mar 2004) Of Widescreen Review®

Jepp Bailey, Brenda Blethyn, Laura Dern, Daniel Steven DiVito, Walton Goggins, Andy Griffith, Tuesday Knight, Diane Ladd, Kelly Preston, John Prine, Sandra Seacat, Billy Bob Thornton, Jim Varney, Jamie Lee Curtis & Ben Affleck

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Includes a four-minute behind-the-scenes special; five deleted scenes with optional commentary; a four-minute shout-out to Slingblade with The Return Of Carl on the set of Daddy & Them; and audio commentary by writer/director Billy Bob Thornton, co-producer Bruce Heller, and producer Robert Salerno.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Miramax Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 18313
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Strong 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): 101
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2001
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 01/13/04
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Billy Bob Thornton
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
After Uncle Hazel (Varney) robbed a liquor store and was sitting in jail waiting on a murder charge, Claude (Thornton) and his wife Ruby (Dern) headed back to the Alabama town they used to call home to rally

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD picture exhibits a warm color palette that can occasionally touch oversaturation with

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