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Annie (Widescreen Edition)
Widescreen Edition
Actors: Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Ann Reinking, Tim Curry
Director: John Huston
Genres: Indie & Art House, Kids & Family, Musicals & Performing Arts
G     2000     2hr 7min

Charmless and dull, this adaptation of the Broadway hit stars Aileen Quinn as the depression-era moppet, Albert Finney as Daddy Warbucks, Carol Burnett as the cruel headmistress at an orphanage, and Tim Curry as a villain....  more »


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Actors: Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Ann Reinking, Tim Curry
Director: John Huston
Creators: Richard Moore, Carol Sobieski, Joe Layton, Ray Stark, Harold Gray, Thomas Meehan
Genres: Indie & Art House, Kids & Family, Musicals & Performing Arts
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, 7-9 Years, 10-12 Years, Adapted from Books, Family Films, Musicals
Studio: Sony Pictures
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen,Widescreen,Anamorphic - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 12/12/2000
Original Release Date: 06/18/1982
Theatrical Release Date: 06/18/1982
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 2hr 7min
Screens: Color,Full Screen,Widescreen,Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: G (General Audience)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, French
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Movie Reviews

Leapin' lizards!
M. Stoltenberg | Phoenix, AZ USA | 01/06/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)

"Well, I think this is a really swell movie. Albert Finney and Carol Burnett crack me up, Aileen Quinn is exactly what Annie should be, and Sandy is perfect.

But WHY OH WHY is this not being offered in a widescreen format? I have yet to see all of "It's a Hard Knock Life" and I know those girls are knocking themselves out offscreen. I've seen this movie on three different media. All were pan and scan, and all three showed different parts of the picture! The worst was a VHS release. (...)

I don't know which is more frustrating about this anniversary dvd, the fact that it doesn't offer widescreen, or the fact that the dvd menu and the special features show the movie clips in widescreen, teasing me with those brief glimpses.

There is no reason that dvd manufacturers shouldn't at least OFFER a widescreen version. Let's get with the 21st century already!"
Best version because of the great cast
Kelli | Somewhere out west | 09/27/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"You cannot beat the cast in this movie. It has some of the greats, like Carol Burnett, Bernadette Peters and Tim Curry. That is part of the reason why the Disney version could never compare to this one. Also, Aileen Quinn makes such a great Annie. She really looks spunky. She can look really sweet, but also tomboyish. She can look threatening, like all the times she raises her fists. The girl in the Disney "Annie" looks too sweet. She isn't as convincing when she tries to fight. If you want to watch Annie, this is the version to get."
Still No Widescreen!
G. Hamson | Marlton, NJ USA | 07/02/2005
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I can't help but wonder if ALL the widescreen prints of this movie were destroyed in a warehouse fire. Why would you bother to master another "Special Anniversary Edition" with a new DTS soundtrack and not include a Wide screen version? Especially with more and more widescreen TVs on the market. It is going to look pretty silly in a few years showing this pan and scanned musical on your widescreen TV. While not my favorite movie musical, I would still buy it if they ever have the sense to release it in it's original format! Until then...forget it!"
Wake up COLUMBIA and smell the Widescreen Roses
Chrissy1018 | 01/13/2004
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Everyone else has already said it, what more can I add? How could you even think about remixing this wonderful soundtrack in 5.1 Dolby AND DTS and then pan & scan it??? Why not just mix it down to mono for pairing with 1.33:1. I have the laserdisc and I guess it's gonna stay that way. Sorry Columbia, you lost my $20 and a lot of others. Well, I guess you'll make up for it with all the mothers of 10 year olds."