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The guardian [videorecording] / Touchstone Pictures and Beacon Pictures present ; a Contrafilm/Firm Films production ; produced by Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson ; written by Ron L. Brinkerhoff ; directed by Andrew Davis.

Davis, Andrew, 1946- (Added Author). Flynn, Beau. (Added Author). Vinson, Tripp. (Added Author). Brinkerhoff, Ron L. (Added Author). Costner, Kevin. (Added Author). Kutcher, Ashton, 1978- (Added Author). Ward, Sela. (Added Author). Sagemiller, Melissa. (Added Author). Brown, Clancy. (Added Author). Hardwick, Omari. (Added Author). Daniels, Alex. (Added Author). Peña, Adam. (Added Author). Arquette, Joe. (Added Author). Heard, John, 1946- (Added Author). Hill, Dule. (Added Author). McDonough, Neal. (Added Author). Geraghty, Brian. (Added Author). St. John, Stephen. (Added Author). Nordberg, Tom. (Added Author). Virkler, Dennis. (Added Author). Rabin, Trevor. (Added Author). Peterson, Mark. (Added Author). Ahmad, Maher. (Added Author). Beacon Pictures. (Added Author). Contrafilm (Firm) (Added Author). A School Productions (Firm) (Added Author). Firm Films (Firm) (Added Author). Touchstone Pictures. (Added Author). Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0788868810
  • ISBN: 9780788868818
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approx. 139 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment : [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
A film by Andrew Davis.
Special features: Never-before-seen alternate ending with on-camera introduction by Andrew Davis; deleted scenes with optional commentary by director Andrew Davis and writer Ron L. Brinkerhoff; "Unsung heroes": a tribute to the real-life U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers; "Making waves": the making-of 'The guardian'; audio commentary with director Andrew Davis and writer Ron L. Brinkerhoff.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Stephen St. John ; edited by Thomas J. Nordberg, Dennis Virkler ; music by Trevor Rabin ; costume designer, Mark Peterson ; production designer, Maher Ahmad ; art directors, Andrew M. Cahn and Austin Gorg ; visual effects producer, Susan Zwerman.
Participant or Performer Note: Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher, Sela Ward, Melissa Sagemiller, Clancy Brown, Omari Hardwick, Alex Daniels, Adam Peña, Joe Arquette, John Heard, Neal McDonough, Brian Geraghty, Dule Hill.
Summary, etc.: An aging United States Coast Guard rescue swimmer's team is killed in a horrific rescue mission. Just prior to this same mission his wife announces that she cannot take anymore. This leaves him an emotional wreck. His commander gives him a choice - quit or take a position as an instructor at the USCG training facility in Louisiana. Reluctantly he takes the position and moves into the school. Once there he immediately increases the 18 week curriculum that routinely fails half of the people that attend. He meets a young man with unlimited potential, but with some secret that seems to hold him back as a team player. Delving into young man's past, links are found that make him a psychic twin to the older man.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of action/peril, brief strong language and some sensuality.
System Details Note: DVD, dual-layer format, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note: English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue and English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: United States. Coast Guard > Drama.
Rescue work > Drama.
Survival swimming > Drama.
Drowning > Prevention > Drama.
Lifesaving > Drama.
United States. Coast Guard > Drama.
Action and adventure films.
Genre: Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Adventure > Feature.
Thriller > Feature.
Survival > Feature.
Adventure films.
Suspense films.

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