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The great Buck Howard [videorecording] / Magnolia Pictures and Bristol Bay Productions present a Playtone production ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman ; written and directed by Sean McGinly.

Hanks, Tom. (Added Author). Goetzman, Gary, 1952- (Added Author). McGinley, Sean. (Added Author). Malkovich, John, (Added Author). Hanks, Colin, 1977- (Added Author). Blunt, Emily. (Added Author). Jay, Ricky. (Added Author). Zahn, Steve, 1968- (Added Author). Neely, Blake. (Added Author). Magnolia Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Bristol Bay Productions (Firm) (Added Author). Playtone (Firm) (Added Author). Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Malkovich, John. (Added Author). John Malkovich, Colin Hanks, Emily Blunt, Ricky Jay, Steve Zahn, Tom Hanks. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 7 of 8 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson County Public Library DVD GREAT (Text) 39493108551385 Adult Video Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: Commentary with Sean McGinly and Colin Hanks; deleted scenes; outtakes; making-of featurette; "The Amazing Kreskin" featurette; HDNet: a look at The great Buck Howard.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special features: Commentary with Sean McGinly and Colin Hanks -- Deleted scenes -- Outtakes -- Behind the scenes -- HDNet: A look at The great Buck Howard -- "The Amazing Kreskin" featurette -- Language: English 5.1 ; English 2.0 --Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editor, Myron Kerstein ; music, Blake Neely.
Participant or Performer Note:
John Malkovich, Colin Hanks, Emily Blunt, Ricky Jay, Steve Zahn, Tom Hanks.
Summary, etc.:
Buck Howard is a mentalist extraordinaire who used to spend his days in the limelight. But nowadays, it's become clear to everyone but Buck that his act has long ago lost its luster. Yet, Buck is convinced his comeback is imminent. With the help of his new personal assisstant, recent law school drop-out and would-be writer Troy, not to mention his fiery publicist, Buck surprisingly lands back in the American consciousness, taking Troy along for the ride of his life.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for some language including suggestive remarks, and a drug reference.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0, NTSC.
Language Note:
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Extrasensory perception > United States > Drama.
College dropouts > United States > Drama.
Authors, American > Drama.
Men > Conduct of life > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > United States > Drama.
PercepciĆ³n extrasensorial > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Desertores escolares > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Genre: Comedy films.
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Feature films
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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