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The 6th Day with Scwarzenegger -- Is there a better version out there?

Old 09-05-01, 04:04 PM
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The 6th Day with Scwarzenegger -- Is there a better version out there?

Is region 2 a much better version of our region 1 ? Or maybe others available as well?
Old 09-05-01, 08:59 PM
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From DVD Review UK :
We recently reported that the Region 2 release of Arnold Schwarzeneggerfs cloning thriller The 6th Day (2000) would have more extras than its Region 1 counterpart (see our US review for details). It turns out that this is quite true ? so much for the idea that copies are inferior to the originals! Itfs not often R2 discs are better-featured than the US versions, but you wonft catch us complaining.
The R2 DVD of The 6th Day, in addition to the composerfs audio commentary, RePet infomercial, TV spots and standard trailer and production notes, will also contain eThe Future Is Comingf making-of featurette, nine (!) behind-the-scenes featurettes, three storyboard-to-film comparisons and a pair of animatronic comparisons.
But on a German review page it was stated that most of the extra features aren't worth watching. Only the nine SF/X making-ofs are said to be great.
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interesting, thanks! I wonder if it's worth the extra cash.
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I own the R2 (UK) release and it's very nice. There is also a version out in R2 (Japan) which has less extras but includes a DTS soundtrack.
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codefree, how's the transfer? Ive heard that many of these region 2 dvds have subpar transfers compared to their R1 counterparts. Is this true or false?
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Originally posted by babka
codefree, how's the transfer? Ive heard that many of these region 2 dvds have subpar transfers compared to their R1 counterparts. Is this true or false?
The transfer is as good as any other. I don't have the R1 version to compare it with though.
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Originally posted by codefree
There is also a version out in R2 (Japan) which has less extras but includes a DTS soundtrack.
I looked on the box of the Japanese disc yesterday and the list of etras seemed to be identical. But I can be mistkane, as it only
stated a "making of" and not to the way it is presented.
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Originally posted by Obsidian

I looked on the box of the Japanese disc yesterday and the list of etras seemed to be identical. But I can be mistkane, as it only
stated a "making of" and not to the way it is presented.
It's my understanding that the Japanese version has less supplements than the UK version but includes a DTS soundtrack which the UK and US versions do not have. Perhaps the extras on the Japanese and US versions are the same. I only own the UK version though which as far I know has more featurettes than any other version (9). A fellow member mdx has the Japanese version I believe.
Old 09-10-01, 01:16 AM
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Codefree, How much is this puppy & where can I order it for the best price?
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Also, does the UK version have moving menus or are they static?
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Codefree : The UK version has the same extras as every other European Version (released by Columbia) as well.
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Has anyone tried to listen to the music soundtrack without the composers commentary? When I enter that option in the special features menu, I still have to enter Play the movie and then I still get to hear the dialogue!
I own the region 2 version.
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I have the r2-japan release and the dts track is quite good. I rented the r1 release to compare and the dts track was a good bit better. I don't remember the extras offhand, but I will be sure to check the disc when I get home tonight.
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Originally posted by babka
Codefree, How much is this puppy & where can I order it for the best price?
http://www.bensonsworld.co.uk/detail...=7000000062857 for about $23.38 U.S. Dollars including shipping.

Yes it does have animated menus. There is also a typo on the back that says it's only "stereo" when in fact it's DD 5.1!
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thanks codefree
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Codefree or anyone. Do you guys know of a "cheaper" place to buy Breakdown with Kurt Russell & The Fifth Element Special 2-dvd edition. Both are r4 releases?
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FYI, the 6th day r2/japanese 'deluxe edition' release has the following extras:

Making-of documentary - 'The Future is Coming'
animated storyboards
storyboard-to-film comparisons
'RePet' commercial
trailers (2 US versions, 1 international version, 2 Japanese versions and 1 Japanese teaser)
Cast & crew bios
Isolated music track w/ commentary by Trevor Rabin (DD5.1, w/Japanese subtitles)

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