Magnolia [Blu-ray]

Magnolia [Blu-ray]

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Cast: Melinda Dillon
Melinda Dillon
, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman
, Luis Guzman
Luis Guzman
, William H. Macy
William H. Macy
Paul Thomas Anderson
Magnolia [Blu-ray]

Magnolia [Blu-ray]

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Cast: Melinda Dillon
Melinda Dillon
, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman
, Luis Guzman
Luis Guzman
, William H. Macy
William H. Macy
Paul Thomas Anderson

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Writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson followed his critical and commercial breakthrough Boogie Nights with this wildly ambitious story of lives intertwining on a single day in California's San Fernando Valley. Earl Partridge (Jason Robards), a successful producer of television game shows, left his wife when she contracted cancer to marry the younger and more beautiful Linda (Julianne Moore). Now, Earl has cancer himself, and Linda spends her day fetching medicines and trying to deal with the imminent death of her husband, whom she has only now come to love. Earl asks his nurse Phil (Philip Seymour Hoffman) to arrange a meeting with his estranged son, Frank Mackey (Tom Cruise), known for his self-help program "Seduce and Destroy," in which he preaches the importance of male sexual prowess; he cared for his mother after Earl left her, and he has no desire to see his father again. Earl's best-known show is hosted by Jimmy Gator (Philip Baker Hall), who also learns that he is dying. Jimmy's show pits bright adults against unusually smart kids; one of Jimmy's child contestants, Stanley (Jeremy Blackman), arrives late for a taping after being left stranded by his father Rick (Michael Bowen), who is supported by his more successful son. Meanwhile, Donnie Smith (William H. Macy), who was a champ on Jimmy's show as a child, is not having as much luck as an adult; he's just lost his job and needs to pay for some expensive dental work. Jimmy wants to reconcile with his estranged and emotionally fragile daughter Claudia (Melora Walters), who despises him and who will become involved with well-meaning police officer Jim Kurring (John C. Reilly), who has been desperately lonely since his divorce three years ago. Magnolia reunites much of the cast and crew of Boogie Nights and features eight original songs by singer/songwriter Aimee Mann and a musical score by Jon Brion.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/19/2010
UPC: 0794043131929
Original Release: 1999
Rating: R
Source: New Line Home Video
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Language: English
Time: 3:08:00
Sales rank: 4,320

Special Features

Magnolia video diary covers the blossoming of a modern-day masterwork; Frank T. J. Mackey seminar; Seduce and Destroy infomercial; Aimee Mann Save Me music video; Theatrical trailer & TV spots

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Melinda Dillon Rose Gator
Philip Seymour Hoffman Phil Parma
Luis Guzman Luis
William H. Macy Donnie Smith
Melora Walters Claudia Wilson Gator
Michael Bowen Rick Spector
Ricky Jay Burt Ramsey
Jeremy Blackman Stanley Spector
April Grace Gwenovier
Henry Gibson Thurston Howell,Paramedic No. 3
Felicity Huffman Cynthia
Emmanuel L. Johnson Dixon
Don R. McManus Dr. Landon
Eileen Ryan Mary
Danny Wells Dick Jennings
Michael Murphy Alan Kligman, esq.
Pat Healy Sir Edmund William Godfrey/Young Pharmacy Kid
Genevieve Zweig Mrs. Godfrey
Mark Flannagan Joseph Green
Neil Flynn Stanley Berry
Rod McLachlan Daniel Hill
Allan Graf Firefighter
Orlando Jones Worm
Patton Oswalt Delmer Darion
Raymond 'Big Guy' Gonzales Reno Security Guard
Brad Hunt Craig Hansen
Jim Meskimen Forensic Scientist
Chris O'Hara Sydney Barringer
Clement Blake Arthur Barringer
Frank Elmore 1958 Detective
John Kraft Seitz 1958 Policeman
Cory Buck Young Boy
Tim 'Stuffy' Sorenen Infomercial Guy
Jim Ortlieb Middle Aged Guy
Holly Houston Jimmy's Showgirl
Benjamin Niedens Little Donnie Smith
Veronica Hart Dentist Nurse No. 1
Melissa Spell Dentist Nurse No. 2
James Kiriyama-Lem Dr. Lee
Jake Cross Pedestrian No. 1
Charlie Scott Pedestrian No. 2
Juan Medrano Nurse Juan
John Pritchett Police Captain
Cleo King Marcie
Michael Shamus Wiles Captain Muffy
Jason Andrews Doc
John S. Davies Cameraman
Kevin Breznahan Geoff/Seminar Guy
Miguel Pérez Avi Solomon
David Masuada Coroner Man
Neil Pepe Officer No. 1
Lionel Mark Smith Detective,ER Doctor
Annette Helde Coroner Woman
Lynne Lerner Librarian
Scott Burkett WDKK Page No. 1
Bob Brewer Richard's Dad,Richard's Mom,Richard
Nancy Marston Julia's Mom,Julia's Dad,Julia
Jamala Gaither WDKK P.A.
Amy Brown WDKK Page No. 2
Meagen Fay Dr. Diane
Patricia Forte Mim
Patrick Warren Todd Geronimo
Craig Kvinsland Brad The Bartender
Patricia Scanlon Cocktail Waitress
Clark Gregg WDKK Floor Director
Art Frankel Old Pharmacist
Matt Gerald Officer No. 2
Guillermo Melgarejo Pink Dot Guy
Paul F. Thompkins Chad
Jim Beaver Smiling Peanut Patron No. 1
Ezra Buzzington Smiling Peanut Patron No. 2
Denise Woolfork Smiling Peanut Patron No. 3
Bob Downey Sr. WDKK Show Director
William Mapother WDKK Director's Assistant
Larry Ballard WDKK Medic
Brett Higgins Mackey Disciple Twin No. 1,Mackey Disciple Twin No. 2
Michael 'Jocco' Phillips Mackey Disciple In Middle
Lillian Adams Donnie's Old Neighbor
Steven Bush Paramedic No. 1
Mike Massa Paramedic No. 2
John Reilly Actor
Virginia Pereira Pink Dot Girl
Mary Lynn Rajskub Janet
Miriam Margolyes Actor
Jon Brion Composer
Aimee Mann Composer

Technical Credits
Paul Thomas Anderson Director,Screenwriter,Producer
Jason Robards Director
John Reilly Director
Tom Cruise Director
Philip Baker Hall Director
Melora Walters Director
Philip Seymour Hoffman Director
April Grace Director
Joanne Sellar Producer
Michael De Luca Producer
Lynn Harris Producer,Executive Producer
Michael DeLuca Executive Producer
John Pritchett Sound/Sound Designer
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