All Movie Categories
Oscar & Golden Globe Movies 3D Movies 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Action Movies Animated Movies Anime
Blu-ray Bestsellers Blu-rays: $5.99 & up Classic Movies
Classic TV Comedies Criterion Collection Blu-ray
Criterion Collection DVD Disney Movies Documentaries
Drama Movies Faith & Spirituality Movies Faith Based for Kids
Family Movies Film Noir Fitness Titles
Foreign Films Gift Cards Gift Sets
Gifts for Dad Gifts For Kids Gifts for Mom
Holiday Movie Sale Horror & Suspense Flicks Kids and Family New Releases
Kids 2-6 Years Movies Marcos Shirts Martial Arts Movies
MGM Classics Musicals on DVD New Release Blu-ray
NEW RELEASE DVDs Rare Action Titles Rare Classics
Rare Comedy Titles Rare Titles Rare TV Series
Romantic Movies Sci-Fi DVDs Sports DVDs
Stand-Up Comedies Top 100 DVDs Top 100 TV on DVD
Top 50 Baseball Movies Top DVD & Blu-ray Rentals Top Video Game Rentals
TV Classics TV Series - Complete Sets Today's TV Series
Ultraviolet & Digital Copies Urban Movies Video Games Under $20
War Movies Westerns Wolfe Titles
Video Games
Apple Tablet
Game Accessories
Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo DS
PC
PC Games
PC/Mac Hybrid
PlayStation
Playstation 2
Playstation 3
PlayStation 4
PlayStation Portable
PlayStation Vita
Wii
Wii U
Xbox 360
Xbox One
FamilyVideo.com
The Perfect Gift  Smartchoice Alerts
Family Video Home |  My Account |  Store Locator |  Gift Cards |  Help  
Log In
Home New Releases Video Games Used DVDs and Games Top 100 DVDs Top 100 TV Top 100 Blu-ray Browse DVDs
Wish List My Cart Cart 0 Items
 
Go!
  

Buy Stranger Than Fiction DVD

Bestsellers
DVD | Used | Games | Blu-ray

DVD:

1 - Secret Life of Pets DVD
$29.98 $19.99
 
2 - Final Countdown Widescreen Edition DVD
$19.98 $13.99
 
3 - Howard the Duck Special Edition DVD
$9.99 $7.99
 
4 - Jason Bourne DVD
$29.98 $19.99
 
5 - Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford DVD
$5.99
 
6 - Secondhand Lions Platinum Series DVD
$5.99
 
7 - Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time DVD
$6.25 $5.99
 
8 - Something Wicked This Way Comes DVD
$14.99 $10.99
 
9 - Suicide Squad Special Edition DVD
$28.98 $19.99
 
10 - National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Special Edition DVD
$14.96 $9.99
 
11 - Unbroken DVD
$14.98 $10.99
 
12 - Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band DVD
$14.98 $10.99
 
13 - Pete's Dragon DVD
$29.98 $19.99
 
14 - Jack Frost DVD
$5.99 $5.74
 
15 - Jack Reacher DVD
$6.99 $5.99
 
16 - Home Alone DVD
$14.98 $10.99
 
17 - Beetlejuice Deluxe Edition DVD
$5.99
 
18 - Sling Blade DVD
$9.98 $7.99
 
19 - Tombstone DVD
$9.99 $7.99
 
20 - It's a Wonderful Life DVD
$16.99 $13.99
 
USED:

1 - Now You See Me 2 DVD (USED)
$29.95 $4.99
 
2 - Jungle Book DVD (USED)
$29.99 $4.99
 
3 - Legend of Tarzan DVD (USED)
$28.98 $6.49
 
4 - Star Trek Beyond DVD (USED)
$29.99 $7.99
 
5 - Ghostbusters DVD (USED)
$30.99 $6.49
 
6 - Huntsman: Winter's War DVD (USED)
$29.99 $4.99
 
7 - Independence Day: Resurgence DVD (USED)
$29.98 $6.49
 
8 - Finding Dory DVD (USED)
$29.99 $9.99
 
9 - Star Trek Beyond; Blu-ray Disc (USED)
$39.99 $8.49
 
10 - Captain America: Civil War DVD (USED)
$29.99 $4.99
 
11 - Central Intelligence DVD (USED)
$28.98 $4.99
 
12 - X-Men: Apocalypse DVD (USED)
$29.98 $6.49
 
13 - Bad Moms DVD (USED)
$29.98 $7.99
 
14 - Jungle Book Blu-ray Disc (USED)
$39.99 $6.99
 
15 - Batman versus Superman: Dawn of Justice DVD (USED)
$28.98 $7.99
 
16 - Divergent Series: Allegiant DVD (USED)
$29.95 $4.99
 
17 - Ice Age: Collision Course DVD (USED)
$29.98 $6.49
 
18 - X-Men: Apocalypse Blu-ray Disc (USED)
$39.99 $6.99
 
19 - Angry Birds Movie DVD (USED)
$30.99 $4.99
 
20 - Free State of Jones DVD (USED)
$29.98 $4.99
 



Stranger Than Fiction DVD

Rate this product

Stranger Than Fiction DVD




This product is currently unavailable to ship
Description |  Features |  Related |  Awards |  Tech Specs

Other Formats:  Stranger Than Fiction Special Edition Blu-ray Disc

Release Date: 2/27/2007
Original Release: 2006
Format: DVD
Length: 113 minutes
Rating: PG-13 (MPAA)
Rating Reason: for some disturbing images, sexuality, brief language and nudity.
UPC: 043396154070
Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Directed by: Marc Forster
Featuring: Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Kristin Chenoweth, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Queen Latifah, Tony Hale, Will Ferrell
Categories: Comedies, Death, Live-Action, Romance, Supernatural, Theatrical Release, Authors, Love

Stranger Than Fiction DVD Description
Known to most audiences for his hilarious characters, funnyman Will Ferrell continues to try his hand at more serious material with STRANGER THAN FICTION. The film comes as relatively light fare for director Marc Forster, whose previous works were FINDING NEVERLAND and MONSTER'S BALL. While not exactly a drama, the film shifts between humorous and heavy realms, one of its central questions being: "What makes a comedy or a tragedy?" In WINTER PASSING and MELINDA AND MELINDA, Ferrell awkwardly occupied a strange space that was neither clearly dramatic nor comedic, leaving audiences confused over whether to laugh at the actor or with him. Here, in the role of boring Harold Crick he appears a bit more at ease, as Harold is not expected to be funny--funny things just happen to him. Instead of depending on Ferrell for jokes, the film delivers laughs on its own by exploring what happens when an IRS agent with a dull, solitary life receives unwanted company in the form of an intrusive female voice narrating his every move. As distracting as this is, things become truly worrisome when the narrator (Emma Thompson as an eccentric author) informs Harold of his looming death.

How Harold's life changes as a result of this terrifying knowledge depends largely on wacky Professor Jules Hilbert (Dustin Hoffman) and on tax-evading baker/love interest Ana Pascal (Maggie Gyllenhaal). While Queen Latifah's role as an author's assistant is underdeveloped, Tony Hale brings an innocent charm as Harold's coworker and only friend. At times, the film's take on existentialist themes feels strikingly familiar, and is clearly influenced by features like ADAPTATION and I HEART HUCKABEES. Among its strengths, the film features interesting sets seemingly influenced by the 1950s version of the future, and functions as a small step forward for Ferrell.

DVD Features
Anamorphic Widescreen -
1.85
Full Frame -
1.33
Audio:
Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
Dubbed - French - Optional
Subtitles - English - Closed Captioned
Subtitles - English, French - Optional
Additional Release Material:
Deleted Scenes
Interviews: Lindsay Doran - Producer; Zach Helm - Screenwriter
Featurette:
1. "Actors in Search of a Story"
2. "Building the Team"
3. "On Location in Chicago"
4. "Words on a Page"
5. "Picture a Number: A Look at the Special Effects"
6. "On the Set: A Montage of Funny On the Set Moments"

Related Items

People who purchased Stranger Than Fiction DVD also purchased:

Tombstone DVD
Tombstone DVD
High School Musical Encore Edition DVD
High School Musical Encore Edition DVD
Family Video $25 Gift Card
Family Video $25 Gift Card
Princess Bride Special Edition DVD
Princess Bride Special Edition DVD

Similar Cinema:

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind DVD
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind DVD
Number 23 Unrated & Theatrical Versions DVD
Number 23 Unrated & Theatrical Versions DVD
Truman Show Special Collector's Edition DVD
Truman Show Special Collector's Edition DVD
Being John Malkovich DVD
Being John Malkovich DVD


Awards
No Award information currently available


Technical Specifications
  • Closed Captioned



Portions of this site Copyright 1981-2016 Muze Inc.
For personal non-commercial use only. All rights reserved
Copyright © 2016 Family Video
PriceGrabber User Ratings for FamilyVideo     See Family Video Reviews at Bizrate.com    
ABOUT SSL CERTIFICATES