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Dreamscape (Special Edition) [Blu-ray] (1984)

Eddie Albert , Timothy Blake , Joseph Ruben  |  PG-13 |  Blu-ray
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Eddie Albert, Timothy Blake, Kendall Carly Browne, George Caldwell, Kate Capshaw
  • Directors: Joseph Ruben
  • Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Blu-ray, Color, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Image Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: April 6, 2010
  • Run Time: 99 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0035ECHZO
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #148,846 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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    The President of the United States is about to be assassinated in a dream where there is no morning after. Only one man can save him--a man who must plunge himself into the President's horrendous nightmare. Dennis Quaid stars as Alex Gardner, a psychically gifted young man recruited to help Dr. Paul Novotny (Max Von Sydow) and the beautiful Dr. Jane DeVries (Kate Capshaw) in an experiment to help patients disturbed by menacing nocturnal illusions. But corrupt high-ranking government official Bob Blair (Christopher Plummer) has darker plans for Alex's unusual powers. Soon Alex is propelled inside the President's nightmare, a frightening wasteland of nuclear holocaust, and locked in a fantastic battle that could only happen in a dream. This action-packed science fiction adventure will excite and thrill you with its unusual journey through the mind's most terrifying recesses.

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    93 of 98 people found the following review helpful
    3.0 out of 5 stars I have a dream...for an unedited version... July 8, 2004
    Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
    Do you ever remember your dreams? I rarely do...unless they are of the really intense kind and I wake up during the dream, and even then the images tend to slip from my conscious like grains of sand through your hand. Why am I bothering telling you this? Well, I needed some kind of opener for my review of Dreamscape (1984), a film that deals with dreams and such, and this was the best I could come up with at the time, lame as it may be...directed by Joseph Ruben, who later did Sleeping with the Enemy (1991) and Money Train (1995), Dreamscape presents quite a cast with Dennis Quaid, Max Von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Kate Capshaw, Eddie Albert, and even George Wendt (Norm!).

    Dennis Quaid plays Alex Gardner, a young man of fantastic psychic abilities who has since dropped off the radar, preferring to use his `gifts' to manipulate women and pick winners at the horse track, rather than continuing to subject himself to an endless series of tests meant to study and learn of his abilities, tests conducted by Doctor Paul Novotny (Von Sydow). Seemingly content to squander his skills, Alex's path once again leads him back to Dr. Novotny and his assistant, Jane DeVries (Capshaw) as they've developed a machine that would allow someone with Alex's talents to enter the dreams of others, and possibly help those plagued with reoccurring nightmares, specifically in the President (Albert) who is suffering from apocalyptic dreams that are beginning to affect his ability to do his job. Seemingly concerned with the President's well being, Bob Blair (Plummer), government head of Dr. Novotny's project and shadowy leader of an intelligence group even the CIA fears requests Dr.
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    152 of 165 people found the following review helpful
    Format:DVD
    I love this movie. It was one of the first PG-13 flicks to come out, so when I was a kid this was quite exciting. It had some action, some nudity and a snake-monster all rolled into a fun pseudo sci-fi package.
    Imagine my disgust and horror upon discovering that the DVD of the film had been edited for content! Don't believe me? Compare it to the video or laser version. The comical sex dream scene at the beginning has been altered so that there are no breasts. There are also no children watching. This may not seem all that important to you, but I think that this silent trimming is quite insidious. The film is rated PG-13 after all, which means that parents should be cautious about showing it to younger kids. Why then must it be cut without telling us so on the package?
    To sum it up, I love the movie, but I hate this version. Hooray for Hollywood.
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    43 of 45 people found the following review helpful
    3.0 out of 5 stars Great movie, except for the cuts. June 30, 2000
    Format:DVD
    I adore this movie for various reasons; the good script, lots of memorable scenes, and a great cast including the very inviting Capshaw and the very underused Kelly. To me it's not so much the movie's special effects, but the genius story that involves you and make you want to watch it from time to time. -Especially now that it's been letterboxed. However, as good looking as this DVD is, there are a couple of ridiculous cuts. -The kid cutting off the snakeman's head, now with less blood spurting than before. -This cut is rather pointless since there wasn't that much red stuff seen to begin with, and certainly not more than people are used to today. Even worse though, are the changes made to the Homer Simpson guy's dream sequence. -What was before a very amusing bedroom scene, now is shortened to an unfunny mess leaving those who know it uncut perplexed. It really makes no sense to cut this film, when it wasn't before. Who are they trying to protect ?. Just because it's out on DVD, doesn't necessarily mean it's now suddenly more available to folks with small children, does it ?. They've jammed the disc with lots of extra goodies, like a commentary track, but why go to that extent and still cut it ?. Did they plan it for the family market, or what ?. We, the true fans of the movie are left feeling somewhat cheated, and so in the end nobody really wins.
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    30 of 31 people found the following review helpful
    1.0 out of 5 stars Blu Ray Version Is A Rip Off April 8, 2010
    Format:Blu-ray
    I am disgusted that companies can market a movie as a blu ray which implies enhanced sound and picture only to provide you with an unaltered straight from DVD transfer. While the sound was on par with standard DVD audio the picture was horrible. The movie had all the little white static-like spots in every frame as if you were watching a high school reel projector movie. It was VHS quality visuals. Nothing is touched up visually from the original movie. The green screen scenes are obvious. And with barely 5 minutes of extras, most of which are still photos, this can hardly be considered a "special edition" of anything.

    Image Entertainment has made a name for themselves releasing IMAX and concert blu rays. Reviews of those discs have me scratching my head as to why they would release "Dreamscape" on blu ray at all when they enhance other films for the blu ray upgrade. It is apparent to me this movie came out to capitalize on the upcoming blu ray release of "A Nightmare On Elm Street" which shares some similar themes.

    Do not buy this blu ray. You can purchase the "Special Edition" DVD release here on amazon.com for $6.99 or this movie shows up in the Walmart $5 bin from time to time. There is no difference in the quality of the DVD and blu ray releases except for the price. Someone should prevent these companies from releasing "fake" blu rays at once. And amazon.com should pull this release from their site before someone else makes the same mistake I did and purchases this "fake" blu ray.
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    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
    I Liked the movie.
    Published 17 days ago by Robert M Squires
    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
    Loved it
    Published 28 days ago by Erose63
    4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
    very good special effects especially for it's time.
    Published 1 month ago by robert hendrix jr
    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
    great movie
    Published 2 months ago by John Saitta
    5.0 out of 5 stars Dreamscape Blu-Ray
    Didn't know this was even on Blu-Ray. Strange movie but worth a look.
    Published 2 months ago by haynes s. barry
    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
    Great old flick
    Published 3 months ago by David Hill
    3.0 out of 5 stars Sleep tight.
    This one is a sleeper, partial pun intended, through the beginning. However, as it goes along, it picks up for a really decent ending. Don't sleep through this one. Read more
    Published 3 months ago by Entertained
    5.0 out of 5 stars Not to worry not all dreams come true.
    Awsomley scary! I liked that snakeman creature. Dennis Quaid rose up to the occasion in this movie. Read more
    Published 3 months ago by brett
    5.0 out of 5 stars Better than the later "Dream" movie starring Leonardo De Caprio
    This movie has a similar plot to a later film whose name I don't remember, but I liked this one much better. Read more
    Published 5 months ago by steamduck43
    5.0 out of 5 stars cutting edge
    when science scratches the surface of reality to build a better weapon and uses the mind for the gameboard you have no less than two factions even if thoughts have enemies then who... Read more
    Published 5 months ago by tim huxoll
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    Is the blu-ray the uncut version?
    As far as I know the only true, unedited version is the VHS version that Amazon sells for $4.78. I'm thinking of buying 2 just for keepsakes. :-)
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