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6th Day, The

Genre: Science Fiction

Reviewed In Issue 49 (June 2001) Of Widescreen Review®

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Rapaport, Michael Rooker, Sarah Wynter, Wendy Crewson & Robert Duvall

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Includes the isolated music score with commentary by Trevor Rabin,

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 05074
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Rated PG-13 for strong action violence, brief strong language and some sensuality.
(Retail Price): $27.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 123
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): No
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2000
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 03/27/01
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Roger Spottiswoode
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Story Synopsis:
Known as The 6th Day law, a global decree has been passed that bans all human cloning worldwide. Cloning pets is okay, cloning plants, fruits and vegetables is okay. But not people. However, top-notch pilot Adam Gibson (Schwarzenegger) suddenly finds himself looking at himself when he thought to have been killed on a mission but in reality returns safely. Unable to share life with his family (because

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.40:1 DVD picture is sharp and defined, with excellent contrast and shadow delineation. Colors are rich and well balanced, with accurate fleshtones, rich hues and generally deep blacks. There is little edge enhancement apparent, and the picture is smooth, with no distracting pixelization. Contrast and shadow delineation are well balanced, with an accurate gradation of visual information in the darker scenes. While the visual effects seem a bit questionable at times, the transfer is right on. (Suzanne Hodges)

The sonic presentation is awesome, with excellent fidelity and judicious, effective utilization of dimension. The Dolby

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