Hoffa-Special Edition

Directed By: Danny DeVito Starring: Danny DeVito Jack Nicholson

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on 8/7/2008

Being a Teamster myself (Local 337), I really liked this movie. The extra's on the DVD were really cool, seeing Jimmy Hoffa and Senator Kennedy going at it in the courtroom was pretty amusing. Excellent price and fast shipping. Read More

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Product Overview

Sweeping epic traces the rise and fall of the teamster boss who became one of the most powerful men in united states history.

Specifications

Studio Foxvideo
SKU 40236462
UPC 024543106258
UPC 14 00024543106258
Format DVD
Release Date 12/6/2006
Rating Rating
Keywords
1960s
Corruption
Crime
Kidnapping And Missing Persons
Organized Crime
Politics
Recommended
Suspense
Theatrical Release
Thriller
True Story
Editors Note
Note This powerful film recounts the life and times of Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa -- from his impassioned struggle to build his union into a powerful force on the American scene to his mysterious end. All the performances, especially Nicholson's, are outstanding. The letterbox laserdisc includes commentary by Danny De Vito, storyboards, behind-the-scenes footage, wardrobe design sketches and more. Academy Award Nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Makeup.
Plot Summary
Summary On the day Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa will mysteriously disappear forever, in 1975, his trusted henchman tells the story of Hoffa's life to a young trucker. His tale follows Hoffa from his days as a Depression-era truck driver through his early efforts at unionizing the truckers to his dealings with the mafia and the government as head of the Teamsters, the most powerful labor union in the country.
Reviews
Rolling Stone "...A stirring, provocative exposé of the uses and abuses of power..." 01/07/1993 p.50
USA Today "...[DeVito] is very assured..." -- 3 out of 4 stars 12/23/1992 p.1D
Chicago Sun-Times "...HOFFA shows DeVito as a genuine filmmaker. Here is a movie that finds the right look and tone for its material..." 12/25/1992 p.35
Uncut "[I]t's an ambitious undertaking?.[Nicholson gives] one of the performances of his career." 11/01/2004 p.157
Directors
Danny DeVito
Actors
Danny DeVito
Jack Nicholson
Cast & Crew
Natalija Nogulich - Star
Frank Whaley - Star
Danny DeVito - Star
Karen Young - Star
John C. Reilly - Star
Cliff Gorman - Star
John P. Ryan - Star
Jack Nicholson - Star
Nicholas Pryor - Star
Robert Prosky - Star
J.T. Walsh - Star
Kevin Anderson - Star
Armand Assante - Star
David Newman - Composer
Danny DeVito - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1992
Catalog ID 2220625
UPC 00024543106258
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 137 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Features
DVD, Sensormatic
Product Attributes
Actor Nicholson,Jack
Label Fox Home Entertainment
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
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