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Charade (1963)

Audrey Hepburn , Cary Grant , Stanley Donen  |  NR |  DVD
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (534 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy
  • Directors: Stanley Donen
  • Writers: Peter Stone
  • Producers: Stanley Donen
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono)
  • Subtitles: French, Spanish
  • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Universal Studios
  • DVD Release Date: March 6, 2012
  • Run Time: 114 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (534 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B006TTC5WC
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,156 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Charade" on IMDb

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  • 100 Years of Universal: The Lew Wasserman Era

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    Hollywood legends Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn light up the screen in the stylish thriller Charade.   Regina (Hepburn) finds herself pursued through the streets of Paris by several men in search of the fortune that her murdered husband stole from them.  As her world becomes entangled with suspense, murder and plots twists, she finds herself leaning on a suave, charming stranger (Grant) whose motives are unclear. Beautifully directed by Stanley Donen and co-starring James Coburn, George Kennedy and Walter Matthau, this timeless classic will keep you guessing until the very end.  Expect the unexpected!

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    201 of 208 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Third Time Is A Charm May 3, 2001
    Format:DVD
    Anybody else out there own three copies of Charade on DVD?

    It's a great movie, yeah, but not worth three copies. Well, maybe the lesson was worth three copies. The first one took me by surprise. Front Row Features put it out. Nice looking jewel case with the word LETTERBOX EDITION across the top. I had to have it. Couldn't wait to watch it. It was the worst piece of crap I'd ever seen shoveled onto DVD. Faded colors. Blurry pictures. Horrid sound that kept breaking up. It was worse than my ten-year-old VHS copy. I was mortified. Then someone told me there was a copy out there by a company called Criterion Collection, but the price was $40.00. No way, I thought, am I paying that much for a movie.

    Next copy I bought was put out by Diamond Entertainment. I'll give them their due. They did a fairly good job of cleaning up whatever print they used. The picture is pretty good; color still slightly washed out, some flickering that's annoying. The sound has been repaired. So what you get is about a C+ to a low B- for this DVD. I like Diamond. And compared to the road kill that Front Row Features served up, the Diamond Entertainment version is a seven-course meal in the finest restaurant.

    At last, I couldn't stand it any longer. I went for the Criterion Collection version. I know, I know. Three copies. But the Front Row Features DVD will be thrown into the trash; I won't even subject a stranger at a garage sale to that basement torture trash. The Diamond Entertainment version, which is not a bad copy, just not the best, I'll hand over to my brother as a free-bee gift. He likes the movie, as well, and is even less likely than I to put out the cash.

    But then there's the Criterion Collection version.
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    210 of 225 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Old Style Hollywood Glam in Gorgeous DVD Transfer February 12, 2000
    Format:DVD
    This is an exceptional DVD transfer of an exceptional movie. Criterion has done a magnificent job of restoring Charade to its colorful glory. The film is presented in its original 1.85:1 aspect ratio. The print is clear, crisp, and beautiful to behold. You feel as if you can reach out and touch the actors.
    And what actors! The film features the dashing older version of Cary Grant and the youthful gamine Audrey Hepburn, with enough chemistry between them to ignite a fireworks factory. The plot is a convoluted and flimsy trifle about cold war spy shenanigans, with cases of mistaken identity and episodes of grave danger for Miss Audrey. But Cary, the classic good guy in cad's clothing, is there to save the day. In addition to which he provides chaste romance that sizzles beneath the civility.
    Audio commentary is provided by director Stanley Donen and screenwriter Peter Stone. While interesting and funny in spots, it does drag a bit over the length of the film. It may be better to check it out when you find something in the film that you would like to hear dissected. Otherwise, you'd be better to stick with the delightful, corny dialogue spoken in the dulcet tones of Cary and Audrey. The soundtrack music is to also to be savored, done up in classic '60s spy movie style by the movie maestro Henry Mancini.
    If you have nothing to do on a rainy day and own a DVD player, this is the movie you want to have on hand to pop in the machine and deliver you from care. It's a keeper (and it comes in a keeper case!).
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    85 of 90 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Criterion scores again! December 28, 2000
    Format:DVD
    I got this DVD for Christmas and I wasn't disappointed. Stanley Donen, director of musicals such as "Singin' In The Rain" starring Gene Kelly, brought together Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn (who looks luminous, as always) in this wonderfully-written story about a Parisian widow (Hepburn) who is being pursued by three dangerous men (two of which are played by George Kennedy - an excellent "heavy" - and James Coburn at his most menacing) who want to find out about a large sum of money her dead husband supposedly had. Grant is the helpful stranger but eventually you begin to wonder: is he working with these men? Does he want the money for himself? Or is he really the handsome, older man Audrey finds herself falling in love with?
    Enhanced by a lush score by the late Henry Mancini, photographed beautifully in Paris and containing first-rate acting and deliciously wicked dialogue by writer Peter Stone, "Charade" is a film that should be in every serious DVD collection. Grant is older but better, like fine wine, and Ms. Hepburn ... well there have been millions of words used to describe her and I can't add to them other than to say the world lost a marvelous talent at her death.
    You'll enjoy "Charade" for a long, long time.
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    43 of 44 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars A tip on which DVD release to get if you aren't rich February 15, 2008
    By Sanpete
    There are a lot of different releases of this movie on DVD, some of poor quality. If you can afford it, the Criterion Collection release (make sure it's the anamorphic one, not the earlier letterboxed version) is the best, in that it has a fine widescreen transfer and a commentary by the director.

    But if you're a normal human, the one to get happens to be almost the cheapest one to get used (as I write this), and isn't too expensive new either. It's the version on side B of The Truth About Charlie. That version comes from Universal, the studio that produced Charade, and is a clean anamorphic widescreen transfer with fairly good color and sharpness. It's got a few specks at the beginning but is good after the credits. No extras, except for that other movie on side A. (I haven't seen The Truth about Charlie, but it's apparently a mediocre update of Charade.)

    I've also looked at the Madacy release, and it's just OK, a nonanamorphic widescreen transfer, grainier than the Universal Studios transfer that comes with The Truth About Charlie. It comes with a fun extended trailer. Also included is a poor transfer of another movie that happens to be named Charade, but otherwise has nothing to do with this one. (That other Charade has James Mason in it, but I haven't watched it through yet to know if it's any good.) I've heard the Madacy release is as good as any of the "off-brand" ones.

    All of the the versions have mono sound.

    The film itself is delightful, cleverly constructed and scripted, with some fine actors hamming it up in supporting roles to go with Grant and Hepburn.
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    4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
    Fun movie filled with period art direction and locations that are worth seeing.
    Published 3 days ago by Julio Caro
    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
    MUCHO SUSPENSO, Y CON EXTRAORDINARIOS ACTORES MUY BUENA
    Published 3 days ago by Alvaro Gonima
    4.0 out of 5 stars GREAT GROUP MOVIE!!
    This was a great movie to watch with a group of people. I enjoyed Cary Grant's sense of humor and Audry Hepburn's spunk. Read more
    Published 6 days ago by LINDA Roberts
    5.0 out of 5 stars this is truly one of THE BEST movies - - - EVER
    this is truly one of THE BEST movies - - - EVER!!!

    suspense, thriller, comedy, romance......

    has certainly held up over the many years
    Published 8 days ago by melissa hicks
    5.0 out of 5 stars Really cute
    This movie can be hard to track down, but it is worth the effort to find. I enjoyed Cary Grant in one of his later films with the aways adorable Audrey Hepburn. Read more
    Published 13 days ago by Bondgirl
    3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
    Not as good as I remembered it being the first time around
    Published 17 days ago by betty j boeke
    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
    Really good old movie with awesome cast.
    Published 18 days ago by Raphayah
    5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Suspense!
    This is a wonderful suspense film! Very Hitchcock-like. And Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn are fun to watch...they have great chemistry together.
    Published 18 days ago by Connie L Gutzmann
    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
    A classic what more can be said
    Published 21 days ago by Debbie Meston
    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
    Very good movie.
    Published 27 days ago by Ruby Miller
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