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Bullitt (1968)
IMDb Rating 7.4
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Steve McQueen Lt. Frank Bullitt
Robert Vaughn Walter Chalmers
Jacqueline Bisset Cathy
Don Gordon Delgetti
Robert Duvall Weissberg
Simon Oakland Captain Sam Bennett
Norman Fell Captain Baker
Georg Stanford Brown Dr. Willard
Justin Tarr Eddy
Carl Reindel Detective Stanton
Plot
San Francisco has been the setting of a lot of exciting movie car chases over the years, but this 1968 police thriller is still the one to beat when it comes to high-octane action on the steep hills of the city by the Bay. The outstanding car chase earned an Oscar for best editing, but the rest of the movie is pretty good, too. Bullitt is a perfect star vehicle for cool guy Steve McQueen, who stars as a tenacious detective (is there any other kind?) determined to track down the killers of the star witness in an important trial. Director Peter Yates (Breaking Away) approached the story with an emphasis on absolute authenticity, using a variety of San Francisco locations. Jacqueline Bisset and Robert Duvall appear in early roles, and Robert Vaughn plays the criminal kingpin who pulls the deadly strings of the tightly wound plot. --Jeff Shannon
Movie Details
Genre Action; Crime; Drama; Thriller
Director Peter Yates
Producer Robert E. Relyea
Writer Robert L. Fish; Alan Trustman
Studio Warner Bros.
Country USA
Language English
Audience Rating PG
Running Time 113 mins
Movie Release Date 10/17/1968
Color Color
Personal Details
Format DVD
Seen It Yes
Index 653
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 3/14/2004
Product Details
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio 1.85:1
Layers Dual Side, Single Layer
UPC (Barcode) 012569102927
Chapters 22
Release Date 11/19/1997
Subtitles English; French; Spanish
Packaging Snap Case
Audio Tracks English Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
French Dolby Digital 1.0
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
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