Sphere
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1998
Director: Barry Levinson
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 883929-064380
Running time: 2:14 (134 Min.)
Casetype: HD Slim
Format: 2.40:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: September 08, 2009
Collection type: Owned (#3138)
Status: Available
Purchase date: September 15, 2009
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 7 / 10
Overview
Excitement runs deep when U.S. officials find and isolate a huge spacecraft that plunged into the Pacific – 300 years earlier. What is the craft's origin? Can there still be living intelligence aboard? Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone and Samuel L. Jackson lead an underwater expedition to the mysterious object in this suspenseful adventure directed by Barry Levinson (Rain Man) and based on Michael Crichton's novel. Step aboard for a new dimension in thrills – and prepare to come face to face with unnameable terror as near as your own thoughts!
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Genres
Science-Fiction
Suspense/Thriller
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Warner Bros. Pictures
 • Baltimore Pictures
 • Constant c
Media Companies:
 • Warner Home Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital TrueHD 5.1
French  Dolby Digital Surround
Commentary  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
Easter Eggs
Japanese menu, audio track and subtitles:

To get access to Japanese menus, audio tracks and subtitles, change the preferred menu language on your Blu-ray player to Japanese, then launch your disc. Doing this will have the following effect:

- English menus become unavailable
- All Western audio tracks and subtitles, safe for English becomes unavailable
- Menus are in Japanese
- The following audio track become available: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1
- The following subtitles become available: Japanese
- English audio tracks and subtitles remain the same

To revert back to the standard menus, audio tracks and subtitles set the preferred menu language back to any major Western language (English, French, Spanish, Italian, etc) on you Blu-ray player and launch the disc.
Crew
Direction
Barry Levinson....Director
Writing
Michael Crichton....Original Material By
Stephen Hauser....Screenwriter
Paul Attanasio....Screenwriter
Production
Peter Giuliano....Executive Producer
Michael Crichton....Producer
Andrew Wald....Producer
Barry Levinson....Producer
Cinematography
Adam Greenberg....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Stu Linder....Film Editor
Music
Elliot Goldenthal....Composer
Sound
Richard Beggs....Sound Designer
Steve Cantamessa....Production Sound Mixer
Tom Johnson....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Lora Hirschberg....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Tim Holland....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Gloria Gresham....Costume Designer
Jeffrey A. Okun....Visual Effects
Norman Reynolds....Production Designer
Mark Mansbridge....Art Director
Jonathan McKinstry....Art Director
Jim Tyson....Costume Designer
Allan Apone....Make-up Artist
Robert Ryan....Make-up Artist
Tricia Sawyer....Make-up Artist
Marietta Carter-Narcisse....Make-up Artist
June Westmore....Make-up Artist
Ken Pepiot....Visual Effects
Peter Albiez....Visual Effects
Frank Schepler....Visual Effects
Kim Derry....Visual Effects
Bruce Lippstreu....Visual Effects
Richard Weed....Visual Effects
John Lanoue....Visual Effects
Digital Visual Effects and Animation by Cinesite
Carlos Arguello....Visual Effects
Cast
Dustin Hoffman....Norman
Sharon Stone....Beth
Samuel L. Jackson....Harry
Peter Coyote....Barnes
Liev Schreiber....Ted
Queen Latifah....Fletcher
Marga Gomez....Jane Edmunds
Huey Lewis....Helicopter Pilot
Bernard Hocke....Seaman
James Pickens, Jr.....OSSA Instructor
OSSA Officials
Michael Keys Hall
Ralph Tabakin