Diner (1982) DVD - Widescreen - Dolby Digital Mono 1.0 Retail

Diner (1982) DVD - Widescreen - Dolby Digital Mono 1.0 Retail
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A group of buddies hangs out in their neighborhood diner, whiling away the time joshing, bragging, and whining. But beneath the jokes runs a current of fear and disappointment over adulthood.

The uniting factor for this group is their fear of growing up. They spend hour after hour in the local greasy-spoon diner, joking, boasting, bragging, and ultimately escaping reality. Ladies' man Boogie (Mickey Rourke), a hairdresser by day and law student by night, is also in over his head with the local bookie. Momma's boy Eddie (Steve Guttenberg) is about to get married--but only if his fiancée passes a football trivia test. Shrevie (Daniel Stern) is married to Beth (Ellen Barkin) but is more comfortable hanging out with his friends and organizing his record collection. Graduate student Billy (Timothy Daly) is trying to sort out his own love life. And Fenwick (Kevin Bacon) is a poor little rich boy with a warped sense of humor and no direction. Paul Reiser rounds out the group as the nagging but funny Modell.

Filmed in Baltimore, Maryland.

DINER is number 57 on the American Film Institute's list of America's 100 Funniest Movies.

Michael Tucker appears as Bagel in DINER and reprises the role in Levinson's film TIN MEN.

Paul Reiser and Timothy Daly made their film debuts in DINER, which also marked Ellen Barkin's first credited appearance in a motion picture.

Baltimore Colts assistant general manager Ernie Accorsi was asked to come up with 20 questions that would be part of the prewedding football test. (The test supposedly consisted of 100 questions in the film, but only 20 were actually written down. Accorsi claimed they were so difficult that even the most dedicated Colts fans would never be able to pass.) He never received a film credit for the work. In 2001, Accorsi was the general manager of the New York Giants, who lost to the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XXXV. The Baltimore Ravens were owned by Art Modell; Paul Reiser plays a character named Modell in DINER, which was filmed in Baltimore.

The scene with Boogie in the movie theater with the popcorn is a cinema classic!!

  • Attractive Retail Box
  • Genre: Comedies, Friends, Comedy, Coming Of Age, Drama, Classic, Christmas, Recommended, Character Study, Nostalgic
  • Rating: 14A (Canadian Home Video Rating)
  • Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Roarke, Kevin Bacon, Timothy Daly, Paul Reiser, Ellen Barkin
  • Directed By: Barry Levinson
  • Release Information:
  • Studio: Warner Studios
  • Theatrical Release Date: March 5, 1982
  • DVD Release Date: February 3, 2004
  • Run Time: 145 minutes
  • Production Company: Warner Home Video
  • Package Type: Snap Case
  • DVD Features:
  • Encoding: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only). This DVD will probably NOT be viewable in other countries.
  • Aspect Ratio(s):
  • Widescreen anamorphic - 1.85:1
  • Available Audio Tracks:
  • English (Dolby Digital Mono 1.0)
  • French (Dolby Digital Mono 1.0)
  • Languages: English and French
  • Closed Captioned: Yes
  • Bonus Features:
  • Behind-the-Scenes Documentary Diner: On the Flip Side
  • All-New Introduction Featuring Writer/Director Barry Levinson and the Film's Stars
  • Two (2) Theatrical Trailers
  • Interactive Features:
  • Scene Access
  • Interactive  Menus
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  • DVD Player
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