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The big year  Cover Image DVD DVD

The big year / Fox 2000 Pictures presents ; a Red Hour Films/Deuce Three/Sunswept Entertainment production ; produced by Karen Rosenfelt, Stuart Cornfeld, Curtis Hanson ; screenplay by Howard Franklin ; directed by David Frankel.

Frankel, David, 1960- (Added Author). Martin, Steve, 1945- (Added Author). Black, Jack, 1969- (Added Author). Wilson, Owen, 1968- (Added Author). Cleese, John. (Added Author). Pike, Rosamund, 1979- (Added Author). Rosenfelt, Karen. (Added Author). Cornfeld, Stuart. (Added Author). Hanson, Curtis. (Added Author). Franklin, Howard. (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). Red Hour Films. (Added Author). Deuce Three Productions. (Added Author). Sunswept Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Steve Martin, Jack Black, Owen Wilson, John Cleese, Rosamund Pike. (Cast).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0024543773665
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen format.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes both the theatrical release and the extended version with additional footage not shown in theaters.
DVD release of the 2011 motion picture.
Based on the book The big year: a tale of man, nature and fowl obsession by Mark Obmascik.
Special features: heatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Theodore Shapiro ; editor, Mark Livolsi ; director of photography, Lawrence Sher.
Participant or Performer Note:
Steve Martin, Jack Black, Owen Wilson, John Cleese, Rosamund Pike.
Summary, etc.:
Looking to shake up their routine lives, three amateur bird watchers compete to become the ultimate 'birder' by spotting the greatest number of species within a single calendar year. But the friendly rivalry soon turns into a hilariously complicated cross-country adventure as each man begins to realize that the quest for success comes at a price, and that's not chicken feed!
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Unrated and PG; for language and some sensuality CMPDA rating (Canada): PG, coarse langauge CMPDA rating (Quebec): G.
System Details Note:
DVD ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English) and 2.0 stereo. surround (French).
Language Note:
In English or dubbed French, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish. Closed-captioned. Optional descriptive audio in English for the visually impaired.
Subject: Male friendship > Drama.
Bird watching > Drama.
Closed captioning.
Genre: Video recordings.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films.

Available copies

  • 6 of 8 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at De Soto.


  • 0 current holds with 8 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
De Soto Public Library DVD BIG 13-108 (Text) 33858000085153 DVD Available -

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