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Raising Arizona Cover Image DVD DVD

Raising Arizona [videorecording] / 20th Century Fox ; Circle Films presents a Ted and Jim Pedas/Ben Barenholtz production ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Ethan Coen and Joel Cohen ; directed by Joel Coen.


An ex-con and a police officer decide to get married and start a family. To their dismay, they discover that they can neither have, nor adopt children. Desperate, they resort to kidnapping one of the newborn quintuplets of the wealthy Arizona family. However, their attempt at living a normal life is complicated by neurotic co-workers, two fugitives, and a mysterious bounty hunter.

Item details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Barry Sonnenfeld ; edited by Michael R. Miller ; music by Carter Burwell ; captioning by the National Captioning Institute, Inc.
Participant or Performer Note:
Nicolas Cage (H.I.), Holly Hunter (Ed), Trey Wilson (Nathan Arizona, Sr.), John Goodman (Gale), William Forsythe (Evelle), Sam McMurray (Glen), Frances McDormand (Dot), Randall "Tex" Cobb (Leonard Smalls).
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13 ; CHV rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround, dual-layer, NTSC.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This DVD disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; close-captioned in English.
Subject: Kidnapping > United States > Drama.
Childlessness > United States > Drama.
Ex-convicts > United States > Drama.
Policewomen > United States > Drama.
Ex-police officers > United States > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > United States > Drama.
Secuestro > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Relaciones hombre-mujer > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Genre: Comedy films.
Crime films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.

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