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Old 04-08-01, 01:14 AM
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Which one has better extras and 5.1? Thanks for your time.
Old 04-08-01, 01:43 AM
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The only difference between the LE and theatrical is the additional DVD with the "Director's Cut" and a cool "file folder" booklet. There are no additional extras on the LE.

You just have to decide if those things are worth the extra $7-10 you'd pay for the LE. For me, they were worth it.

Here's 2 DVDTalk reviews:

http://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/read.php?id=1553
http://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/read.php?id=1498
Old 04-09-01, 11:09 AM
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Everywhere over the net you read how awful the picture is of the LE. On top of that, the difference is - I believe - a few short scenes. That made me buy the normal version but hey, if you're willing to spend some $ more...
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I'd pick up the cheaper regular edition. Save even more, pick it up from Columbia House if it pops up there in the coming months.

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Unless you can get the LE for a really low price, I'd skip it and go for the standard version. The "director's cut" is an almost-total waste of time - it looks terrible and the additional shots are meager.

Here are links to my reviews of both DVDs:

http://www.dvdmg.com/manhunter.html
http://www.dvdmg.com/manhunterle.html

Old 04-09-01, 11:15 PM
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Yeah, even though all my DVDtalk pals told me that the LE was a waste of $$$ I bought it anyway. I have to recommend you don't do the same. Go with the theatrical one disc and be happy.

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