1 hr. 56 min.
Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones,
Not widescreen enhanced, but otherwise the picture is extremely
Watch out, it defaults to Dolby Digital 2.0 although DD 5.1
is available. The soundtrack is surprisingly good considering
the age of the movie and the DVD.
You get a trailer and nothing else.
Games is the second Tom Clancy novel to be turned into a movie.
This time out, we have Harrison Ford playing Jack Ryan, who we originally
met in The Hunt for Red October.
In this story, Dr. Ryan gets tangled up with radical IRA terrorists.
And Ford turns in his usual excellent performance.
that were produced before DVDs were even in existence often make
for darned mediocre transfers. This disc is a very pleasant exception
though. We wish the picture were widescreen enhanced, but the letterboxed
image you get is quite excellent. Likewise for the audio. Be sure
to select the Dolby Digital 5.1 track if your theater is so equipped
as it is NOT the default on this DVD. If you do, you'll get some
very lively sound.
if you're a Clancy or Harrison Ford fan, this DVD belongs in your
collection along with Clear
and Present Danger.
- Billy Bob
this DVD to your collection
is packing except for Jack Ryan, go figure.
of people getting shot, but nothing terribly graphic.
Blood & Gore
is obviously whipped, the wife has the Porsche.
scene with skimpy bra and panties...
pretty serious stuff here.