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A Beautiful Mind


Jan 05, 2002

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Russell Crowe
Jennifer Connelly
Christopher Plummer
Paul Bettany


2001 Universal Pictures

Still shot from the movie: A Beautiful Mind.

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Based on the tortured life of mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr., director Ron Howard champions the man who teeters on greatness, falls victim to a mental illness and fights back to accept the Noble Prize in 1994.

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Why Is A Beautiful Mind Rated PG-13?

A Beautiful Mind is rated PG-13 for intense thematic material, sexual content and a scene of violence.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse Language, Violence
AB PG Mature Content
MB Not Rated Mature Theme, Not Recommended for Children
ON Not Rated Mature Theme
QC Not Rated
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of A Beautiful Mind...

DVD Release Information:
  • Studio: Universal Studios
  • Theatrical Release Date: January 4, 2002
  • DVD release date: May 28, 2002
  • Runtime: 136 minutes
  • Production company: Universal Studios
  • Package type: Keep Case
  • Aspect ratio: Widescreen anamorphic - 2.35:1
  • DVD encoding: Region 1
  • Available audio tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround), French (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Available subtitles: Spanish, French
DVD Extras:
  • Color, Closed-captioned, Widescreen, Dolby
  • Commentary by director Ron Howard
  • Commentary by screenwriter Akiva Goldsman
  • Disc 1
  • Feature film
  • Deleted scenes - with optional director’s commentary
  • Disc 2
  • A Beautiful Partnership: Ron Howard and Brian Grazer
  • Development of the Screenplay
  • Meeting John Nash - The Nash Theory of Equilibrium
  • “Accepting the Nobel Prize in Economics”
  • “The Process of Age Progression”
  • Storyboards to final feature comparison
  • Creation of special effects
  • Scoring the film
  • Inside A Beautiful Mind
  • Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay
  • A Beautiful Mind soundtrack

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