Search - With Honors (Keepcase) on DVD

With Honors (Keepcase)
With Honors
Actors: Joe Pesci, Brendan Fraser, Moira Kelly, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Hamilton
Director: Alek Keshishian
Genres: Comedy, Drama
PG-13     2009     1hr 43min

Studio: Warner Home Video Release Date: 09/08/2009


Larger Image

Movie Details

Actors: Joe Pesci, Brendan Fraser, Moira Kelly, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Hamilton
Director: Alek Keshishian
Creators: Abe Milrad, Alan Rothenberg, Amy Robinson, G. Mac Brown, Jon Peters, Julie Pitkanen, William Mastrosimone
Genres: Comedy, Drama
Sub-Genres: Brendan Fraser, Drama
Studio: Warner Home Video
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Dubbed
DVD Release Date: 09/08/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/1994
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1994
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 43min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English, French
See Also:

Similar Movies

Dead Poets Society
Special Edition
Director: Peter Weir
   PG   2006   2hr 8min
Good Will Hunting
Miramax Collector's Series
   R   1998   2hr 6min
The Emperor's Club
Full Screen Edition
Director: Michael Hoffman
   PG-13   2003   1hr 48min
Mrs Winterbourne
Director: Richard Benjamin
   PG-13   2002   1hr 45min
Blast From the Past
Director: Hugh Wilson
   PG-13   1999   1hr 52min

Similarly Requested DVDs

   PG   2011   1hr 42min
Coming to America
   R   1999   1hr 56min
Little Women
Collector's Series
Director: Gillian Armstrong
   PG   2000   1hr 55min
Wes Craven's New Nightmare
Director: Wes Craven
   R   2000   1hr 52min
My Life
Director: Bruce Joel Rubin
   PG-13   2001   1hr 57min
City Hunter
Director: Jing Wong
   PG-13   2003   1hr 45min
Between Strangers
Director: Edoardo Ponti
   R   2004   1hr 37min
Veronica Guerin
Director: Joel Schumacher
   R   2004   1hr 32min
Mean Streets
Special Edition
Director: Martin Scorsese
   R   2004   1hr 52min
Shaun of the Dead
Director: Edgar Wright
   R   2004   1hr 39min

Movie Reviews

Food for the soul...
Jennifer Cruz | nyc | 10/09/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The human spirit is such a vast yet complex thing that help us understand BReath taking films such as this one! Films like "with honors" come a dime a dozen. Films that show the reality of everyday life and the humanity and everlasting love of a friendship... old or new! It makes you weep of sadness and cry happy tears. Cause we've all experience it. We've all had or known a father who left his son/daughter and we've always hated that figure. Yet we've never known it from their perspective which can be very harsh... This film is eye opening and witty! The plot is ingenius yet heartwarming. With a great cast and great production this film shows the ways of the spirit in many ways. It truly deserves 5 stars. Buy it feed your soul"prince of pop""
A different take on college characters
(3 out of 5 stars)

"With Honors certainly has its problems. It's predictable and more than occasionally cheesy. But the cast make it well worth watching. They do their best with the lines they're given, and all of them actually act--facial expressions and physical cues and changes in tone of voice instead of just reciting the lines. Brendan Fraser's character visibly relaxes as the story progresses, and Joe Pesci's performance is simply great.More to the point (for me, anyway), this is the only "college movie" I can recall seeing where the student protagonists are actually concerned both about academics and about attempting to grow as people, rather than being on a perpetual quest for spring break/girls/boys/beer/all of the above. Even better, the writer attempts to be serious about student worries instead of taking the easier route of mocking the nerds. When the script comes down off its soapbox, it's a fine ensemble show about the high cost of trying not to need other people. Beneath his defiant exterior, Simon (Joe Pesci) is haunted by the family he abandoned; Monty (Brendan Fraser) hides behind academic achievement because his grades can't walk out on him like his father did; Courtney (Moira Kelly) settles for an empty physical relationship with a good-looking jerk because her emotions are tied up in her efforts to reach out to Monty. Ultimately, I liked With Honors less because of the warm fuzzy moral point it was trying to make than because I liked the characters. Most unusually for any movie, I could relate to most of the characters. Cheers to the writer and especially the actors for making their characters real."
Michael Butts | Martinsburg, WV USA | 03/28/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)

"WITH HONORS is a thoughtful and well done little "slice of life" with a moral we've all heard before: do what makes you happy and take time to live your life. Director Alex Keshishian and screenwriter William Mastrosimone, however, don't knock you over the head with its theme and/or morals. There are some scenes where you're expecting the probable to happen and they don't: e.g., after Simon cooks Gorky, the rooster, you expect his master to be furious---when Simon finally meets up with the son he abandoned, you expect some kind of tearful reunion----and you certainly think Monty is going to graduate with honors. The end results of these scenes, however, avoid the usual cliche. Joe Pesci is delightfully understated in his role, and although he never really becomes coochy coo loveable, you understand his pains and shortcomings; Brendan Fraser starts out pretty snooty and insufferable but as he matures in his relationship with both Pesci and Moira Kelly (who is delightful as Courtney), Fraser becomes a more sympathetic character; Patrick Dempsey adds some lightweight humor as Gorky's master, and Josh Hamilton eschews the usual pain in the butt role with a believable and touching change of heart.
The movie is definitely manipulative, but its heart is in the right place and its cast takes it seriously, so it ends up being a charming little film with a strong reaffirmation of the human spirit."
All around feel good movie!
Michael Butts | 12/29/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I have had this movie since it was released and just recently upgraded to a DVD version. It has a wonderful plot and great characters. This was before (sorta) Brendan Fraser got that horrible type cast as George of the Jungle and the like, and proves that he is a talented actor as well. Moira Kelly is also fantastic as the sexy coed obsessed with sex (I recommend The Cutting Edge for Moira fans). Definetly an A+ script with A+ actors. Funny, witty, sentimental and a feel good movie."