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Director: Danny DeVito     Starring: Danny DeVito Jack Nicholson
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Format: DVD
Sku: 40236462
UPC: 024543106258
UPC 14: 00024543106258
Rating: Game Rating Code
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Sweeping epic traces the rise and fall of the teamster boss who became one of the most powerful men in united states history.
Editor's 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.
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Video Features DVD, Sensormatic
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Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Foxvideo
Video Release Date Release Date: 6/23/2009
Video Play Time Running Time: 137 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 1992
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 2220625
Video UPC UPC: 00024543106258
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English
Video Color Spec Video: Color
Cast & Crew
Video Cast Info Natalija Nogulich
Video Cast Info Frank Whaley
Video Cast Info Danny DeVito
Video Cast Info Karen Young
Video Cast Info John C. Reilly
Video Cast Info Cliff Gorman
Video Cast Info John P. Ryan
Video Cast Info Jack Nicholson
Video Cast Info Nicholas Pryor
Video Cast Info Robert Prosky
Video Cast Info J.T. Walsh
Video Cast Info Kevin Anderson
Video Cast Info Armand Assante
Video Cast Info David Newman - Composer
Video Cast Info Danny DeVito - Director
Plot 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.

Professional 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

Product Attributes
Product attributeActor:   Nicholson,Jack
Product attributeLabel:   Fox Home Entertainment
Product attributeMusic Format:   DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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