This powerful film recounts the life and times of Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa -- from his impassioned struggle to build his union into a powerful force on the American scene to his mysterious end. All the performances, especially Nicholson's, are outstanding. The letterbox laserdisc includes commentary by Danny De Vito, storyboards, behind-the-scenes footage, wardrobe design sketches and more. Academy Award Nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Makeup.
Region 1 Keep Case Additional Release Material: Audio Commentary - 1. Danny DeVito - Director Excised Scenes (With DeVito Intro) Historical News Coverage of Hoffa Personal Anecdotes From Members of the Teamster's Union Special Shots DeVito's 11 1/4 Discussion After First Script Read-Thru Siskel & Ebert Review Theatrical Trailer Text/Image Galleries: STORYBOARDS: THE EARLY DAYS Starry Road (136) Kreger Market (34) The Alley (8) Flynn Hospital (13) Kreger Strike (52) Social Club - Teamster Hall Transition (11) STORYBOARDS: THE LATER DAYS Courtroom (30) Jail (29) Shooting Script (200) Costume Drawings (10) Film Reviews (30) Posters From Around the World (25) Hoffa Book Reading List (5)