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by Lemley, Jim; Netter, Jason; Platt, Marc; Smith, Iain; Brandt, Michael; Haas, Derek; Morgan, Chris; Bekmambetov, Timur; McAvoy, James; Freeman, Morgan; Jolie, Angelina; Stamp, Terence; Millar, Mark; Jones, J. G; Universal Pictures (Firm); Spyglass Entertainment (Firm); Marc Platt Productions (Firm); Kickstart Productions (Firm); Top Cow Productions; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2008Edition: Widescreen [ed.].Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.Title notes: $19.99 12/17/2008 (si)BRA $19.99 12/17/2008 (si)$19.99 9/19/2016 (cw)BLU $19.99 9/19/2016 (cw)Subject(s): DVD-Video discs | Parents -- Death -- Drama | Secret societies -- Drama | Revenge -- Drama | Padres de familia -- Muerte -- Teatro | Sociedades secretas -- Teatro | Parents -- Death -- Drama | Secret societies -- Drama | Revenge -- Drama | Action and adventure films | Thrillers (Motion pictures) | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Feature filmsCast: James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie, Terence Stamp.Summary: Wes is 25 years old and is a disaffected, clock-punching drone. His boss chews him out hourly, his girlfriend ignores him routinely, and his life plods on in interminable boredom and routine. Everyone knows Wes will amount to nothing - that is until he meets the sexy woman named Fox, and then everything changes. Wes' estranged father is murdered, and the deadly Fox recruits him into The Fraternity, a secret society that trains him to avenge his father's death, by unlocking his dormant powers. Fox teaches Wes how to develop his lightning-quick reflexes and phenomenal agility. He discovers that The Fraternity lives by an ancient, unbreakable code: to carry out the death orders given by emotionless Fate itself.
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Night Watch director Timur Bekmambetov helms his first English-language feature film with this big-screen adaptation of Mark Millar's action-packed graphic novel. Wesley Gibson (James McAvoy) is a cube-dwelling hypochondriac whose uneventful life has become a mundane blur of terminal boredom. Repeatedly humiliated by his boss and constantly cuckolded by his cheating girlfriend, weakling Wes seems to be living right down to everyone's expectations that he would never amount to anything in life. However, upon discovering that the father he never knew has been brutally murdered, the spineless, clock-punching pushover is recruited into a secret society of assassins known as the Fraternity. During the course of his training, the man who was once an office-bound wimp develops lightning-fast reflexes and superhuman dexterity courtesy of his skilled mentor Fox (Angelina Jolie). Upon completing his training, Wes is assigned the task of dealing out death to the mythological Fates, who possess the ability to alter the lifelines of mortal men. It isn't long before the nebbish nerd-turned-agile assassin is erasing the bad guys with surprising efficiency, yet as Wes begins to carry the mantle passed down to him by his father, he gradually begins to suspect that his wise tutors are not the crime-fighting enforcers they present themselves to be. Now, with everything he ever wanted in life finally within his grasp, Wes is about to find out that the only thing more difficult than ending the lives of others is summoning the courage to take control of his own. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

$19.99 12/17/2008 (si)

BRA $19.99 12/17/2008 (si)

$19.99 9/19/2016 (cw)

BLU $19.99 9/19/2016 (cw)

DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.

English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie, Terence Stamp.

Director of photography, Mitchell Amundsen ; editor, David Brenner ; music, Danny Elfman.

Based on the comic book series created by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones.

MPAA rating: R; for strong bloody violence throughout, pervasive language and some sexuality.

Wes is 25 years old and is a disaffected, clock-punching drone. His boss chews him out hourly, his girlfriend ignores him routinely, and his life plods on in interminable boredom and routine. Everyone knows Wes will amount to nothing - that is until he meets the sexy woman named Fox, and then everything changes. Wes' estranged father is murdered, and the deadly Fox recruits him into The Fraternity, a secret society that trains him to avenge his father's death, by unlocking his dormant powers. Fox teaches Wes how to develop his lightning-quick reflexes and phenomenal agility. He discovers that The Fraternity lives by an ancient, unbreakable code: to carry out the death orders given by emotionless Fate itself.

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