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Double Take

Genre: Action Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 52 (Sept 2001) Of Widescreen Review®

Eddie Griffin, Orlando Jones, Edward Herrmann & Gary Grubbs

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: 4.5
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Scheduled to audio commentary, include deleted & extended scenes, a

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Touchstone Home Video
(Catalog Number): 22928
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Rated PG13 for violence 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): 88
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2000
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 07/10/01
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): George Gallo
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Upstanding investment banker Daryl Chase (Jones) finds himself relying on loudmouthed scam artist Freddy Tiffany (Griffin) to bail him out of some deep trouble. After the two switch identities and head for the border, Chase soon realizes that Tiffany is more wanted than he is. No one is who he seems in Double Take, which outrageously twists and turns to the very end. Includes up-front ads, audio commentary, the director

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits a sharp and detailed picture with excellent contrast and shadow detail. The color scheme is richly saturated and well balanced, with accurate fleshtones, bold hues, and endless blacks. Unfortunately, edge enhancement can distract from the otherwise very nicely rendered images, giving the picture a hard edge. (Suzanne Hodges)

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