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Still shot from the movie: Sahara.


Based on an adventure story by author Clive Cussler, the heroic duo Dirk Pitt (Matthew McConoughey) and his life-long pal Al Giordina (Steve Zahn) set out to find a lost boat and sunken treasure--and end up in the Sahara saving the world. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Theater Release: 07 Apr 2005
Video Release: 29 Aug 2005
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Home Video Extra Features

This DVD release lets you dig deep into the dusty background of Sahara, by listening to the commentary of Director Breck Eisner and Actor/Executive Producer Matthew McConaughey. You’ll also discover four deleted scenes, as well as be able to explore the featurettes—Across The Sands of Sahara, Visualizing Sahara, and the Cast and Crew Wrap Film. The widescreen version (enhanced for 16:9 TVs) brings the sights and sounds of the desert to life, with audio tracks available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 or Dolby Digital 2.0) and French (Dolby Digital 2.0). Subtitles are offered in English and Spanish.

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