Unbreakable [Blu-ray] (Bilingual)
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Now more mind-shattering than ever on Blu-ray Disc(TM), UNBREAKABLE stars Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson in a gripping supernatural thriller from master storyteller/filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan (THE SIXTH SENSE). After David Dunn (Willis) emerges from a horrific train crash as the sole survivor -- and without a single scratch on him -- he meets a mysterious, unsettling stranger (Jackson) who believes comic book heroes walk the earth, and whose sinister, single-minded obsession will impact David's life forever. Lose yourself in the haunting sights and sounds of this riveting tale, presented in the crystal clarity of high definition and spectacularly enhanced audio. Plumb the depths of good vs. evil, and experience the shocking, unparalleled power of UNBREAKABLE for the very first time on Blu-ray(TM) High Definition.
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Bruce Willis plays David Dunn, a security officer, who, unlike Elijah, is trying to find his own purpose in life. He gave up his football career for his wife but now his marriage is falling apart. David survives a train wreck that kills 131 people, and he is the only survivor. He was completely unharmed. Elijah believes David to be a real superhero and gradually confronts David with his theory. David's son Joseph believes Elijah and assists David in finding out more about his potential powers. Just to add, I'm of the opinion that it is an absolute pleasure to watch Willis and Jackson act in pretty much anything.
As with any M.Read more ›
Review (with spoilers): It is a rare thing to come across anything NEW in either the thriller OR superhero genres. This combination of both manages to do so for both. We start with a young boy, Elijah Price who is born with a terrible medical curse: his bones are so brittle that they can break under any significant strain. To motivate him to at least try to make as much use of his body as he can, his mother buys him comic books which he likes and places them on the playground across the street; Elijah accepts the challenge, and the comic-book world within...
... Years later, a devastating train accident occurs, leaving security worker David Dunn (Bruce Willis) untouched though nearly everyone else is killed. Elijah, who now runs a collectibles store focused around comic memorabilia, contacts David. It seems that Elijah, because of his incredible fragility (for which the neighborhood children have nicknamed him "Mr. Glass"), formed a theory that the bell-curve distribution of human traits demanded that there be someone on the "opposite end" from him: someone virtually unbreakable, superhuman. Elijah (played as an adult by Samuel L. Jackson) is clearly somewhat nuts, yet there is a wierd and compelling power about him, and about the faith he has that there is a higher power motivating these events.Read more ›
Now that it is tagged with that in the product description I think it is safe to say that this is a movie about a Superhero coming to terms with his own powers in the modern world. It is a good flick and well worth watching if you like the nostalgia of this theme. The film does work. The final twist does say ... "Unbreakable 2" but it is more or less there just to play with us a little and broaded the scope of the superhero theme. It is an interesting gimmick more than a plot twist here.
This movie is outstanding. Pure and simple. Its one of the few in my collection that I can go back to time and again and really enjoy watching.
The acting is excellent, the editing flows very well and the cinematography is great. Then there is the story and concept. Take comics and strip away the leotards, capes and unbelievable super powers and you end up with people who are amazing for believeable "powers". This concept is put into great contrast with the two main characters.
The only downside is that I think most folks will have the ending pegged before it comes around. But it remains an excellent story that is well told.
Sadly, since it did not bring in the profits it should have, we may never see a sequel or follow on effort.
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Ordinary David Dunn (Bruce Willis) has a failing marriage, a son who needs him, and a job as a security guard. Read morePublished 9 months ago by A.P. Fuchs, author of The Axiom-man Saga
The DVD arrived shortly after my order.
The wrapping was good. The case is a bit warned out but the DVD is in very good condition.
When this first came out, I had to watch it over again. I'm not a crazy comic book fan, but I loved it! These are two of my fave actors which made it even better. Read morePublished on Feb. 28 2011 by S. H.
Hit show "Heroes" became a big hit with the premise "what if ordinary people found that they had superpowers?" B
ut they weren't the first to use that -- M. Read more
Ah yes, here we have another example of the "genius" of M. Night Shyamalan, the writer/director with the uncanny ability to take a silly, fantastical story and transform it into a... Read morePublished on May 16 2007 by Daniel Jolley
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