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Title Mr. Popper's penguins [videorecording]/ Twentieth Century Fox [and Dune Entertainment] presents ; a Davis Entertainment Company production ; a Mark Waters film ; screenplay by Sean Anders & John Morris and Jared Stern ; produced by John Davis ; directed by Mark Waters.

Imprint Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2011.


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 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Mr. Popper's Penguins    ---  Available
Description viewing copy 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; region 1; NTSC; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround, 2.0 Dolby Digital surround; widescreen presentation, 1.85:1 aspect ratio.
Source AMA 01.2019 PARS
Language In English, English DVS [descriptive video service] for the visually impaired, dubbed Spanish or French with optional subtitles in English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing) or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Cast Jim Carrey (Mr. Popper), Carla Gugino (Amanda), Ophelia Lovibond (Pippi), Madeleine Carroll (Janie), Clark Gregg (Nat Jones), Jeffrey Tambor (Mr. Gremmins), David Krumholtz (Kent), Phillip Baker Hall (Franklin), Angela Lansbury (Mrs. Van Gundy), Maxwell Perry Cotton (Billy), James Tupper (Rick), Dominic Chianese (Reader), William C. Mitchell (Yates).
Credits Director of photography, Florian Ballhaus ; production designer, Stuart Wurtzel ; film editor, Bruce Green ; music composed and conducted by by Rolfe Kent ; costume designer, Ann Roth ; executive producers, Jessica Tuchinsky, Mark Waters, Derek Dauchy, Joel Gotler.
Note Based upon the novel by Richard Atwater and Florence Atwater.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Release date: Dec. 6, 2011.
Summary Mr. Popper's Penguins is the story of a boy whose explorer father loves him but neglects him in favor of his career. Once the boy grows to sharkish real-estate wheeler-dealer manhood in NYC, he does the same thing to his wife, daughter, and son. Promised a partner position in his real-estate firm, he woos a reluctant seller to part with the Tavern on the Green. Life is going fine until his dad's final gift to him arrives. Then Mr. Popper's life changes radically, because the gift is penguins--live, breathing, fish-loving penguins. Mr. Popper, at first vexed and then beguiled by the creatures, tries to deal with them, his job, his children, his ex-wife, a nosy neighbor, an officious zoo guy, and the state of his soul.
Note Special features: Audio commentary with director Mark Waters, editor Bruce Green and visual effects supervisor Richard Hollander; Featurettes: Nimrod and Stinky's Antarctic adventure (6 min.); Deleted scenes (2 min.); Gag reel (2 min.); Ready for their closeup (9 min.); Ladies and gentoomen (6 min.); Original story sampler [slide show]; Theatrical trailer (1 min.); Sneak peeks (4 min.).
Audience MPAA rating: Rated PG for mild rude humor and some language; Canadian Home Video rating: Rated G.
Subject Penguins -- Drama.
Businessmen -- Drama.
Families -- Drama.
Divorced parents -- Drama.
City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Fantasy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author Waters, Mark S., 1964-
Anders, Sean, 1969-
Morris, John, 1969-
Stern, Jared, 1975-
Davis, John, 1954-
Tuchinsky, Jessica.
Dauchy, Derek.
Gotler, Joel.
Carrey, Jim, 1962-
Gugino, Carla, 1971-
Carroll, Madeline, 1996-
Gregg, Clark, 1962-
Tambor, Jeffrey, 1944-
Krumholtz, David, 1978-
Hall, Philip Baker, 1931-
Lansbury, Angela, 1925-
Cotton, Maxwell Perry, 2000-
Tupper, James, 1965-
Chianese, Dominic, 1931-
Mitchell, William Charles.
Atwater, Richard. Mr. Popper's penguins.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Dune Entertainment.
Davis Entertainment Company.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
Added Title Mister Popper's penguins
Mr. Popper's penguins (Motion picture)
Standard No. 024543737582
Music No. 2273758 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

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