Policeman John Sullivan has long dreamed of altering the events that took the life of his fireman father in October 1969. So when a series of miraculous occurrences makes it possible for John to communicate with his dad, he tries to change history. But by entwining the past, present and future, John gets much more than he bargained for and unwittingly triggers a chain reaction of tragic events.
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- Gregory Hoblit
- This movie is
- DVD and Blu-ray
PG-13Adult content, adult language, intense violence and disturbing images.
Widescreen 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; enhanced for 16x9 TVs; audio commentary by director Gregory Hoblit, writer Toby Emmerich, and actor Noah Emmerich; DVD ROM features; isolated film score audio track with audio commentary by composer Michael Kamen; deleted scenes; conceptual and solar galleries; cast/crew filmographies; web access; documentaries on solar science, ham radios, time travel, theoretical physics, fighting fires, and creating natural phenomena for film; theatrical trailer
English SDH, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: DTS-HD Master Audio, English: Dolby Digital 7.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary;Writer/producer commentary; behind-the-scenes featurette; deleted scenes; music-only track.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that there are some very tense scenes, with characters in peril, and that there are some grisly shots of dead bodies. A character drinks to anesthetize sorrow. There is a lot of smoking, though the movie makes it clear that smoking leads to lung cancer.
- Sexual Content
- Gory violence; intense scenes of peril.
- Some strong language.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Drinking and smoking, including drinking to drown sorrow.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it