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Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

The Adventures Of Indiana Jones: The Complete DVD Movie Collection / Widescreen
Genre: Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 78 (Nov 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Harrison Ford, Denholm Elliott, Alison Doody, John Rhys Davies, Julian Glover & Sean Connery

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
If adventure has a name, it must be Indiana Jones. Fans of this popular series of movies will no doubt be pleased by their arrival on DVD. The four-disc set includes the movies--

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Paramount Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 05659
(MPAA Rating): PG13
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(Retail Price): $69.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 127
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1989
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 10/21/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): Yes

 Credits Information

(Director): Steven Spielberg
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Special Notes:
$49.95 MAP (Minimum Advertised Price). Available only in "The Adventures Of Indiana Jones: The Complete DVD Movie Collection" -- not available individually at this time. The set is also available in a modified 1.33:1 (4:3) version.) Versions purchased at Best Buy will include an exclusive fifth disc, which includes ten minutes of additional bonus material.

Story Synopsis:
Indiana Jones (Ford) goes on The Last(?) Crusade in search of the Holy Grail, only this time his feisty father (Connery) and old pals Dr. Brody (Elliott) and Sallah (Rhys-Davies) are along for the ride.

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits a sharp and detailed picture, impressive definition and clarity, perfectly following through with the look of the first two movies. Textures in clothing, facial features, and sets are nicely rendered. Colors are rich and fully saturated, occasionally even bordering oversaturation, but hues are well balanced with accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. Contrast and shadow delineation are excellent, with superb visual information in the darker scenes. The source element is quite clean with no distracting dirt and little in the way of film grain. There are some minor distractions in the way of shimmering artifacts and pixelization, which are especially noticed during camera pans that add a

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