Boiler Room

Boiler Room

Giovanni Ribisi
Director: Ben Younger Cast: Giovanni Ribisi
Giovanni Ribisi
, Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel
, Nia Long
Nia Long
Ben Younger

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Overview

New Line produces some of the best discs available. The picture quality, for starters, is outstanding. It is presented in its original aspect ratio of 1.85:1 and is anamorphic. There are a few moments of aliasing, but they are kept to a minimum. The sound, while not nearly as impressive, is still quite good. This disc has both a Dolby Digital 5.1 and 4.0 surround track. The soundtrack is basically dialogue-driven, so one would not expect to see a wide use of the surrounds. What does come into effect is the subwoofer, due to all the bass from the hip-hop soundtrack. The disc has the usual trailer and filmographies of the cast and crew. It also has two audio commentary tracks, one from the director, producer, composer, and star Giovanni Ribisi, and the other, in the way of an isolated music track, from the composer, a woman named the Angel. Both tracks have some great information about making this film and how the elements came together. The track with the Angel is unconventional; it is presented with her words layered at times on top of other sentences. Next there are four deleted scenes and an alternate ending. In addition, this disc has a few DVD-ROM features. The disc is rounded off by additional trailers that are hidden in the filmography section. These are for two other New Line films, Friday and Love Jones.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/11/2000
UPC: 0794043505522
Original Release: 2000
Rating: R
Source: New Line Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 2:00:00
Sales rank: 39,492

Special Features

Widescreen version; 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound; Deleted scenes/alternate ending; Commentary by director Ben Younger, producer Jennifer Todd, and actor Giovanni Ribisi; 5.1 Isolated score with composer commentary by the Angel; Original theatrical trailer; Cast and crew filmographies; Interactive menus; DVD-ROM features:; "Script-to-Screen"; Quiz: "Are You Boiler Room Material?"; Original theatrical website

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Giovanni Ribisi Seth Davis
Vin Diesel Chris Varick
Nia Long Abby Halperin
Nicky Katt Greg Feinstein
Scott Caan Richie
Ron Rifkin Judge Davis
Jamie Kennedy Adam
Taylor Nichols Harry Reynard
Bill Nichols Agent Drew
Tom Everett Scott Michael Brantley
Ben Affleck Jim Young
Siobhan Fallon Michelle, Harry's Supervisor
Jon Abrahams Jeff
Mark Moshe Bellows John Fineman
Judy Del Guidice Office Woman
Marsha Dietlein Susan Reynard
Lucinda Faraldo Trendy Hostess
Christopher Fitzgerald Kid
Lisa Gerstein Sheryl
John Griesemer Concierge
Russell Harper Kid
Don J. Hewitt Local
Marjorie Johnson Abby's Mother
Neal Lerner Gay Man
Eddie Malavarca Broker
Peter Maloney Doctor Jacobs
Will McCormack Mike the Casino Patron
Donna Mitchell Seth's Mother
Anson Mount Broker
Taylor Patterson Sara Reynard
Raymond Pirkle JP Broker
Joe Prelow JP Broker
Peter Rini JP Broker
Jared Ryan Casino Steve
Ross Ryman Isaac
Gillian Sacco Waitress at Mickey's
Bill Sage Agent Drew
Matthew Saldivan Series Seven Kid
Daniel Serafini-Sauli Steve/Broker
Serge Skliarenko Croatian Broker
Joseph Tudisco Janitor
Seth Ullian Broker
André Vippolis Neil
Carlo Vogel Rude Kid
Alex Webb FBI Director
Mark Webber Kid
Lori Yoffe Secretary
David Younger Marc

Technical Credits
Ben Younger Director,Screenwriter
Jennifer Alex Set Decoration/Design
Angel Score Composer
William Shackleton Arnot Camera Operator
Bob Bowen Musical Direction/Supervision
Richard Brener Executive Producer
Julia Caston Costumes/Costume Designer
Enrique Chediak Cinematographer
Catherine Gore Screenwriter
Michael Green Camera Operator
Roswell Hamrick Art Director
Wendy O'Brien-Livingstone Casting
John Papsidera Casting
Chris Peppe Editor
Julian Petrillo Asst. Director
Claire Rudnick Polstein Executive Producer
Pamela Post Associate Producer
Dana Sano Musical Direction/Supervision
Peter Schneider Sound Mixer
Anne Stuhler Production Designer
Jennifer Todd Producer
Suzanne Todd Producer
E. Bennett Walsh Co-producer
Mark White Art Director

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Title/ Honor Is In the Door [5:02]
2. Knock of Fate [4:59]
3. "An Honest Living" [1:58]
4. An Offer from Greg [3:57]
5. Group Interview [7:00]
6. First Day [6:18]
7. A Couple of Tips [2:47]
8. "I've Never Heard of This Firm..." [1:50]
9. Wall Street [2:38]
10. "Reco!" [5:49]
11. Drinks for Two/ Drinks for Four [6:20]
12. "Act As If..." [2:07]
13. Seth Gets Pitched [1:37]
14. Boys Will Be Boys [4:27]
15. Casino Problems [2:21]
16. First Close [2:30]
17. Seth and Abbie [2:39]
18. Harry [3:28]
19. Series 7 Celebration [4:58]
20. The Building Next Door [1:26]
21. The Fortieth [1:34]
22. "Congratulations!" [2:15]
23. Seth Finds Nothing [3:49]
24. "Get Off Your Ass!" [2:18]
25. Harry Goes in Heavy [3:43]
26. "It's a Chop Shop..." [4:07]
27. "I Need Your Help!" [6:49]
28. Under Arrest [5:10]
29. Last Day [4:01]
30. "It's Time..." [4:33]
31. What If [1:17]
32. End Credits [5:46]

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