R2 September titles from Paramount including Saving Private Ryan DTS

Paramount Home Entertainment have sent through the details on their UK Region 2 DVD line-up that looks like this...

1st September 2003:

Narc - Details here

Saving Private Ryan DTS - Winner of five Academy Awards, Saving Private Ryan, is arguably the greatest war drama ever to hit the silver screen. And now, the moving story is taken to a whole new enjoyment level as Paramount Home Entertainment releases a DTS version on 1st September 2003.

  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • DTS Surround Audio
  • Return To Normandy Documentary
  • Into The Breach Documentary
  • Two Theatrical Trailers
  • Production Notes
  • Cast & Crew Biographies
Capital Punishment is the gritty tale of three ex-boxer friends whose paths cross when they are each faced with major moral dilemmas. Starring a host of familiar home-grown talent such as RICHARD DRISCOLL (Eastenders, London’s Burning), SAM CALLIS (London’s Burning, The Bill) and DEBORAH SHERIDAN-TAYLOR (Eastenders, Dream Team), the storyline has been snatched straight from the streets of London.
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • DD2.0 Surround
Face - Starring ROBERT CARLYLE (Trainspotting, The Full Monty), RAY WINSTONE (Sexy Beast, Nil By Mouth), DAMON ALBARN (Blur) and SUE NICHOLSON (The Royal Family), FACE follows five hoods of various vintages pre- and post-heist as they embark on their final job. But things don’t run smoothly.
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • DD 2.0 Surround
  • Audio Commentary With Director Antonia Bird, Robert Carlyle & Ray Winstone
  • Theatrical Trailer
Grease 2 - Grease is still the word! Return to Rydell High and relive the pep rallies and school proms of the graduating class of ’61. Sandy’s cousin Michael has enrolled at Rydell where he soon falls in love with Pink Ladies leader Stephanie. But will she prove too cool for straight-laced Michael?
  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
Innocent Moves is the true story of Josh Waitzkin, a seven-year-old New York kid who learns to play chess by watching a group of street hustling speed chess players in Washington Square Park where his flair for the game is nurtured by Vinnie (Laurence Fishburne - The Matrix, Othello). Vinnie stokes Josh's fire by making chess fun and encourages him to take risks with his pieces. However, Josh’s father is determined to push his son’s talent to its limits and hires a tutor for Josh in former competitive player Bruce Pandolfini (Ben Kingsley - Schindler's List, Gandhi). Bruce begins to rein in Josh's tendencies and eventually forbids him from playing in the park anymore. Both Bruce and Fred begin imposing their idea of competition on Josh, instilling in him a great fear - the fear of losing and of losing his father's love.

Retail £15.99 each with the exception of Narc and Saving Private Ryan DTS that carry £19.99 retail tags.

15th September 2003:

Flesh and Bone - Starring MEG RYAN and DENNIS QUAID and featuring GWYNETH PALTROW in her first major film role, this film noir style thriller is the tale of two lovers who are bound together by a disturbing event in their past.
  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
Bridges of Toko Ri - A powerful and thought provoking Korean War classic, BRIDGES OF TOKO RI follows the fortunes of Lt Harry Brubaker, a retired World War II Navy veteran, recalled to service during the Korean conflict. With Oscar winning cinematography directed by MARK ROBSON, (The Harder they Fall, Earthquake) and a star studded cast featuring WILLIAM HOLDEN, GRACE KELLY, FREDRIC MARCH and MICKEY ROONEY, this poignant epic explores the tragic consequences of war.
  • Full Frame
  • Mono Audio
Hell is for Heroes - Hollywood legend STEVE MCQUEEN stars in this Second World War Drama.
  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • Mono Audio
Star Trek Jean-Luc Picard Box Set - Paying homage to this legendary captain of the Starship Enterprise, the two-disc, limited edition Jean-Luc Picard Boxset features seven of the very best episodes from Star Trek: The Next Generation, bringing together for the first time the Captain’s finest moments on DVD. Including episodes such as ‘Allegiance’ which explores his leadership qualities, to ‘Lessons’ where Picard’s instincts and emotions are tested to the limit, the Jean-Luc Picard Boxset is the ultimate collection of the Captain’s most memorable adventures, and is now available with digitally re-mastered picture quality and Dolby Digital sound. The Jean-Luc Picard Boxset also includes 45 minutes of in-depth ‘behind the scenes’ cast and crew interviews and a special edition synopsis brochure.

The Tom Green Show - Subway Monkey Hour - In the Subway Monkey Hour special of the smash-hit American TV series ‘The Tom Green Show’, the man himself heads to Japan to visit its many attractions and stir up trouble with his unpredictable outbursts and zany antics. Green visits a monkey zoo in Nikko dressed in a Godzilla costume, plays with Japanese snow monkeys on the side of the road outside Nagano, impersonates Elvis Presley in front of a sacred temple in Kyoto and hangs out with a used panty salesman in Tokyo - just to mention a few highlights from the trip. Tom Green creates a hilarious juxtaposition with the more restrained Japanese as his rush hour antics in the subway transcend the language barrier.

The Tom Green Show - The Best of Tom Green - The ‘best of the best’ of the Tom Green Show includes skits such as Boy in the Bubble, Sight for Sore Eyes, CPR Lady, Butter Madness, Lifetime Guarantee, Tom Wopat, Undercutters Pizza, Urine Trouble, Horses Humping, Talk to the Poo, Glenn's Red Carpet Treatment, Bum Leg, Jive Talkin, A Gift of Love, plus a bonus music video "The Bum Bum Song (Lonely Swedish).

Jackass TV Series Volumes 2 & 3 - Due to some random haggard circumstances, Volume 1 of the Jackass TV series isn't coming out anytime soon. But in the meantime Volumes 2 & 3 of the notorious show are now coming to DVD and VHS.

Remarkable moments from series 2 include Chris Pontius masquerading as an American werewolf and creating panic in the streets of London, Johnny Knoxville sticking his arm right up a cow's butt, Bam Margera and Brandon Dicamillo taking the hockey gloves off and brawling in the middle of a café, Ehren McGhehey falling flat on his pink face while skateboarding blindfolded, and a host of other absurd stunts, pranks and queer misbehaviour from the bumbling cast and crew of idiots.

In Volume 3, relive choice moments such as Johnny Knoxville reciting the Gettysburg Address whilst a beard of leeches is applied to his ruggedly handsome face, Wee Man and Preston Lacy pulling a "poo switcheroo" with a portaloo, and Dave England digging through the trash and unearthing a tasty treat in a diaper.

Retail is £15.99 each with the exception of the Star Trek Jean-Luc Picard Box Set that carries a £24.99 retail tag.

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