The Girl Next Door (Unrated Edition) [Blu-ray]
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I never saw this movie in the theater so I cannot comment on what has been added to this "unrated edition" but there is certainly quite a lot of nudity, but nothing involving the main actors. There are some graphic scenes at a strip club (including lap dancing) and we get shots of one of the main actors watching a porn video at home. There are some nude scenes from behind of both principal actors Emile Hirsch and Elisha Cuthbert, but as Hirsch points out on Side B of the disc (where most of the extras are located) the movie used a stand-in for those shots.
I have a word of caution regarding the list of extra's on the Amazon page. One is titled a scene specific commentary by Hirsch and Cuthbert. What we have here though is not a commentary for the whole movie from the two stars, but rather several scenes on the flip side of the disc in which the two actors both give separate commentary.
Largely (and unjustly) ignored at the box office this teen comedy starts of really well and within the first few moments had me rolling with laughter. The movie starts with a montage of sorts, we see the jocks, brains and cheerleader-types all stating, for their entry in the yearbook, what they "will always remember."
Then there is Matt (played by Hirsch) who is pondering this question.Read more ›
And that is extensive to the unrated version of the movie.
Why? Ok let me se...
For a movie that is only 5 or 6 years old, the transfer shouldn't look older than it does. The transfer is just a modest upgrade of the less-than-reference quality picture included on the original DVD.
Too much noise/grain and inconsistent color levels are the main offenders here, with the occasional edge enhancement creeping in as well. Night time and indoor scenes have the most issues, but our first reveal of Cuthbert in a wet, white shirt looks near-perfect, picture-wise. Colors are mostly set to a permanent dull hue, and in some instances are muddy, which is surprising given the quality of most Fox offerings. Trust me, this isn't blu-ray quality.
So if you have the DVD version of it, stick to it and don't change it for the Blu-ray version, you can even find a DVD unrated adaptation of it, plus you won't loose money on it!
As for the extras and unrated part:
The 16 Deleted or Extended Scenes are definitely worth watching. You have a play all option with commentary from director Greenfield. One scene featured actress Amanda Swinton losing it when she had to put a condom on Klitz, who wore a fencing mask to do the scene. She struggles to keep a straight face and loses it at the end. Most were cut for pacing purposes, which is a shame, because a lot of these scenes had moments of genuine emotion that really humanized the movie. We also get the original ending that - get this - Greenfield cut because people at the test screenings thought Matthew was in the White House when he's standing in front of the Capitol Building...anyways...Read more ›
"The Girl Next Door" is the story of 18-year-old Matthew Kidman (Emile Hirsch), a straight-laced, overachieving, good boy who has never really lived life to the fullest. That is, until he spies his incredibly sexy neighbor (Elisha Cuthbert) changing in the window, and finds that through his desire to be with her, he will do anything and everything to be with her.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
NICE SWEET MOVIE,, AND YES "THE JUICE WAS WORTH THE SQUEEZE" .... FELL INLOVE WITH THE GIRL...DREW ME IN BIG TIME...Published 3 days ago by Amazon Customer
The movie stars a very attractive blond, Elisha Cuthbert, but there is only one scene in the R rated movie where you see her breasts, and that is just a few side views early in the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by H.S.M.
The movie itself is fun with a nice plot twist at the end (4 stars). The quality of this DVD is very poor. The soundtrack of the main menu kept playing throughout the movie. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Milo Hummer
This was an early roll for Emile Hirsch but his charisma pulls him through. Elisha Cuthbert does a great job of being "sexy," and Timothy Olyphant is, well, Timothy... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Raynocirous
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