About Schmidt

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[United States] : New Line Home Entertainment, [2003], c2002.
Widescreen version(1.85:1)
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1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
MPAA rating: R; for some language and brief nudity.
DVD Comedy
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[United States] : New Line Home Entertainment, [2003], c2002.
Widescreen version(1.85:1)


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
General Note
Based on the novel by Louis Begley.
General Note
Special features: 9 deleted scenes; theatrical trailer; DVD-ROM content.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, James Glennon ; editor, Kevin Tent ; music, Rolfe Kent ; costume designer, Wendy Chuck ; production designer, Jane Ann Stewart.
Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Len Cariou, Howard Hesseman, Kathy Bates, June Squibb, Matt Winston.
Warren Schmidt is about the taste the not-so-sweet slice of life. When he retired, he and his wife, Helen, had big plans - but an unexpected twist changes everything. Now, all of Schmidt's attention is focused on his daughter's upcoming wedding to a loser waterbed salesman. From meeting the groom's hippie parents to sponsoring a Tanzanian foster child, Schmidt embarks on a search for answers, only to discover that life is full of trick questions.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for some language and brief nudity.
Additional Physical Form
Also issued on VHS.
System Details
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, DTS, Region 1 encoding.
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Golden Globes, USA, 2003: Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Jack Nicholson).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gittes, H., Besman, M., Payne, A., Taylor, J., Nicholson, J., Davis, H., Mulroney, D., Cariou, L., Hesseman, H., Bates, K., Squibb, J., Winston, M., Glennon, J., Tent, K., Kent, R., Chuck, W., Stewart, J. A., & Begley, L. (20032002). About Schmidt (Widescreen version(1.85:1)). New Line Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Harry. Gittes et al.. 20032002. About Schmidt. [United States]: New Line Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Harry. Gittes et al.. About Schmidt [United States]: New Line Home Entertainment, 20032002.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gittes, Harry., et al. About Schmidt Widescreen version(1.85:1), New Line Home Entertainment, 20032002.

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