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The Resource Men in black, Columbia Pictures presents an Amblin Entertainment production in association with MacDonald Parkes Productions ; a Barry Sonnenfeld film ; executive producer, Steven Spielberg ; screen story and screenplay by Ed Solomon ; produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald ; directed by Barry Sonnenfeld

Men in black, Columbia Pictures presents an Amblin Entertainment production in association with MacDonald Parkes Productions ; a Barry Sonnenfeld film ; executive producer, Steven Spielberg ; screen story and screenplay by Ed Solomon ; produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald ; directed by Barry Sonnenfeld

Label
Men in black
Title
Men in black
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents an Amblin Entertainment production in association with MacDonald Parkes Productions ; a Barry Sonnenfeld film ; executive producer, Steven Spielberg ; screen story and screenplay by Ed Solomon ; produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald ; directed by Barry Sonnenfeld
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Production personnel
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
New York City is being threatened by a villainous bug who has inhabited the body of a farmer. The mission is to locate and exterminate the bug before it destroys the planet
Cataloging source
OWL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Don Peterman ; film editor, Jim Miller ; music by Danny Elfman ; alien make-up effects by Rick Baker ; visual effects supervisor, Eric Brevig ; costume designer, Mary E. Vogt ; production designer, Bo Welch ; co-producer, Graham Place
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated PG-13 for language and sci-fi violence
Language note
In English or dubbed French soundtracks with optional English, French, Spanish, Cantonese, or Mandarin subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S26
LC item number
M46 2002
PerformerNote
Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio, Rip Torn, Tony Shalhoub
Runtime
98
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Men in black, Columbia Pictures presents an Amblin Entertainment production in association with MacDonald Parkes Productions ; a Barry Sonnenfeld film ; executive producer, Steven Spielberg ; screen story and screenplay by Ed Solomon ; produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald ; directed by Barry Sonnenfeld
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the Marvel comic by Lowell Cunningham
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1997
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by Barry Sonnenfeld and Tommy Lee Jones with optional telestrator diagrams; Optional widescreen or full screen presentations; Technical commentary by Barry Sonnenfeld, Kick Baker, Eric Brevig, John Andrew Berton, Jr., Robe Coleman. Disc 2. Visual effects scene deconstructions; Metamorphosis of MiB; Extended & alternate scenes; Art & animation; Scene editing workshop; Production photo gallery; Talent files; Music video starring Will Smith and Mikey; The MiB recommend; Original making of featurette; "MIIB secret files" sneak peek at MIB II
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([12] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature (widescreen and full screen presentations) -- Disc 2. Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Deluxe edition ; widescreen, full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (98 min.)
Isbn
9780767891233
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396087712
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 08771
  • 08771
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm49908137
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; full screen presentation; 2-channel Dolby surround, Dolby digital 5.1 (English), Dolby surround (French)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Men in black, Columbia Pictures presents an Amblin Entertainment production in association with MacDonald Parkes Productions ; a Barry Sonnenfeld film ; executive producer, Steven Spielberg ; screen story and screenplay by Ed Solomon ; produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald ; directed by Barry Sonnenfeld
Publication
Note
  • Based on the Marvel comic by Lowell Cunningham
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1997
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by Barry Sonnenfeld and Tommy Lee Jones with optional telestrator diagrams; Optional widescreen or full screen presentations; Technical commentary by Barry Sonnenfeld, Kick Baker, Eric Brevig, John Andrew Berton, Jr., Robe Coleman. Disc 2. Visual effects scene deconstructions; Metamorphosis of MiB; Extended & alternate scenes; Art & animation; Scene editing workshop; Production photo gallery; Talent files; Music video starring Will Smith and Mikey; The MiB recommend; Original making of featurette; "MIIB secret files" sneak peek at MIB II
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([12] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature (widescreen and full screen presentations) -- Disc 2. Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Deluxe edition ; widescreen, full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (98 min.)
Isbn
9780767891233
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396087712
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 08771
  • 08771
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm49908137
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; full screen presentation; 2-channel Dolby surround, Dolby digital 5.1 (English), Dolby surround (French)
Video recording format
DVD

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